SILMO Bangkok 2019 attended by industry professionals from over 32 countries
Bangkok, Thailand, June 2019 – SILMO Bangkok 2019 (“SILMO 2019”), Thailand’s dedicated optical trade fair, recently marked its success with over 2,800 visitors and 250 exhibiting brands and companies from Thailand and overseas. Launched in 2018, SILMO has cemented its position as the region’s leading trade platform for the industry.
Mr. Loy Joon How, General Manager, IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. (“IMPACT”), said, “We were pleased to welcome first-time country pavilion, Italy, as well as the other four – China, France, Korea and Taiwan. We are confident that SILMO will create business opportunities for Thailand and the region, and will continue to develop and grow SILMO.”
According to Mr. Daniel Yoon, President, VP Networks, Korea, who exhibited at SILMO 2019, “We met many optical professionals. We enjoyed ourselves and have had very good meetings for our business.”
“It’s very interesting and I can meet potential customers. We are looking for new business partners and that’s why we are here today. I would definitely recommend industry peers to join and exhibit in this fair,” said Ms. Sophie Pottecher, Asia Pacific Sales Manager, Etnia Barcelona, Spain.
As part of encouraging innovation, SILMO collaborated with the Division of Creative Industry Development from the Thailand Ministry of Industry, to organise the SILMO Bangkok Eyewear Design Contest. The winners, Ms. Nichakamon Tuncharern, Mr. Upchuck Tongngern, Mr. Kittiphon Sodata, Ms. Pitchayapa Petpiroon and Mr. Rashata Nakpansua walked away with prizes worth more than 120,000THB and their designs will be showcased at SILMO Paris 2020. In addition, the series of conferences and seminars were well-attended by more than 600 participants.
SILMO Bangkok 2020 will be held from 10-12 June 2020, at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand.