2012-10-19 00:00:00Source:CIOE

The 14th China International Optoelectronic Exposition
Press Release / September 19, 2012

For Immediate Release

14th CIOE closes with new records, attracted 13% more exhibitors and 7% more visitors and increased exhibition area by 11%

Shenzhen, September 29, 2012 – On September 9, the 14th China International Optoelectronic Exposition (CIOE 2012) rings down the curtain with a full success.
During the 4 day Exhibition, the world’s largest optoelectronic exhibition attracts 3,100 exhibitors and 73,200 visitors, breaking records in every aspect again.

CIOE 2012 enlarged its scale by 11% (compared to the previous year), covering a total exhibition of 100,000sqm, which once again strengthened its position as the world’s largest exhibition for the global optoelectronic industry. Five specialized sub-expos were held concurrently, presenting the latest innovations in the fields of optical communications, lasers, infrared applications, precision optics, machine vision, LED lightings & displays, electronics & components.

More than 3,100 exhibitors presented their products at the exhibition, which means an increase of 13%. Most of the world’s leading companies and bands, such as JDSU, NTT, Source Photonics, Fiberhome, WTD, Mitsubishi Electric, O-net, Photop, Hisense, Flir, SAT, Newport, Leybold, HOYA, DON, Ohara, Ustron, Ocean Optics, Edmund, Olympus, Schott, ASM, Nichia, Neo-Neon, Nordson Asymtek, Garter, Skyworth, Absen, have chosen CIOE as their platform to the Chinese optoelectronic market.. e.g. Source Photonics, which joins in CIOE every year, regards CIOE as the most important show for them in Asia.

Once again, the country pavilions in the international zone are another highlight of the exhibition. The Canadian pavilion, German pavilion and Danish pavilion are presented in large featured booth in hall 1 to display their up-to-date photonics products and technologies. And the participants of international companies increase every year. As Ms. Jennifer Goldenstede of SPECTARIS states “We noticed a very positive increase of international exhibitors, which is a clear sign of the growing importance of this show for the industry on an international level.” For next year, more country pavilions are on the plan.

During the four days, the number of the visitors surging through the halls reached 73,200, with an increase of 7% compared to 2011. More than 100 delegations confirm their presence onsite. Many big companies and brands, such as China Telecom, China Unicom, ZTE, Huawei, Foxconn, Sony (China), Canon (China), Konka, TCL, IBM Procurement (China) etc. send delegations to attend the exhibition.

In addition to the exhibition, CIOE offers a three-day conference—China International Optoelectronic Conference (CIOEC), which provides a unique exchange platform for the China’s optoelectronics industry. The speech topics cover the full aspects of optoelectronics technologies, including optical communications, cloud computing, mobile internet, fiber sensors, fiber lasers, lasers and infrared applications, optics processing, LED Lighting and OLED technology. About 5,000 professionals attended this conference.

Various on-site activities such as the face to face sourcing meeting, new product & technology presentation, and the astronomy fancier salon light up the event with more vitality and fun.

The first-launched CIOE Face to Face Sourcing Meeting receives unexpected results. During 4 days exhibition, CIOE organizing committee pre-selected 300 high quality buyers to meet exhibitors on site and arranged totally 210 face to face meetings. The meeting also attracts many purchasers of famous brands, such as Hitachi, SANMINA, TCL, Xavi, Volex, Skyworth, Konka, Vanke, Central South University, Vision Engineering, ect. According to the on-site questionnaire, most buyers think the sourcing meeting is well-organized and efficient.

CIOE 2012 New Product & Technology Presentation was another important platform for exhibitors. Three specialized New Product & Technology Presentation were held concurrently, mainly focusing on optical fibers, telecommunication optics, FTTH, optical materials and processing, optical coating equipment, Optical Measuring & Testing equipment, LED packaging, LED chips & materials, LED lighting packaging and LED display technologies. More than 40 enterprises and associations used this platform to release their new products, researches and solutions.

On September 8, CIOE & Shenzhen Astronomical Society held an Astronomy Fancier Salon in precision optics exhibition zone. The activity invited the experts from national astronomical and meteorological observatory, and astronomy fanciers to share their experience and skills in astronomical observation and photography. Meanwhile the exhibitors took the chance to provide these experts & fanciers their latest astronomical telescopes, which greatly enhanced the interactive between the manufacturers and end-users.

Mr. Yang Xiancheng, Vice Executive Chairman and Secretary General of CIOE, states “CIOE 2012 receives a full success in every aspect. Next year will be CIOE’s 15th Anniversary. The CIOE team will spare no efforts to present a most splendid event to all the optoelectronics professionals.”

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About CIOE
The China International Optoelectronic Exposition (CIOE) is a worldwide renowned exhibition, which presents the most advanced optoelectronic technologies and innovations. CIOE was established in 1999 in Shenzhen. This event has been held annually for the past14 years at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. As the world's largest Optoelectronic expo, it has been a UFI-approved event since 2007.

For further details and picture material please contact:
China International Optoelectronic Exposition Office
Room 607, East Block, Coastal Building, Haide 3rd Road, Nanshan District, Guangdong, Shenzhen 518059, China

Ms. Shirly Yi
International Project Manager
Tel: +86 755 86290891
Fax: +86 755 86290951
E-mail: shirly@cioe.cn
Website: www.cioe.cn