Frequently asked questions—FAQ

We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions about LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA for you on this page.

Exhibitor questions

To participate in LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA, you must complete and sign the application form. Based on the information provided on the form, we will check to see if your company is eligible to participate as an exhibitor. If so, we will send you a stand proposal.

September 2020

The minimum size is 9 m².

Early bird*: RMB 1,820 / m²
Full price: RMB 2,100 / m²

* Deadline for early bird discount: August 31, 2020

Other discounts are available for large booths:

Space discount:

  • Up to 35m²: 0%
  • 36 m² – 71m²: 10%
  • over 72m²: 15%

The application forms are available here.

When you submit your application, it only concerns stand space at LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA. It automatically includes the mandatory entry in the exhibitor directory (online and event directory), a basic entry in the show catalog as well as worker and exhibitor passes. You will be invoiced separately for any additional charges incurred (e.g. stand construction, technical services, advertising materials). All invoices should be paid immediately upon receipt.

Start of allocation is September 2020. Probably in July, you will receive an allocation proposal by mail. After you accept this proposal, you will receive the admission invoice for the full amount, which must be paid immediately, by mail. All invoiced amounts on all MM-SH invoices that are connected to the event are to be paid without deductions and free of all charges by credit transfer to the account specified on the invoices, mentioning the exhibitor’s company name and invoice number.

Exhibitors are free to have co-exhibitors at their stands. The main exhibiting company (leaser of space from organizers) must fill out and sign the co-exhibitor application form. Co-exhibitors are also subject to approval to exhibit. The application fee is 1,600 RMB for each co-exhibitor or additionally represented company admitted. The main exhibitor will be charged this fee.

We can help you with an invitation letter to explain the reason for the visit. You can register yourself and your employees for an invitation letter, which will then be sent to you as a PDF file. The form that has to be filled out to apply for an invitation letter as well as the contact for visa enquiries can be found in the exhibitor manual, which will be sent to you 3 months before the exhibition.

The LASER World of PHOTONICS trade fairs are the most important marketplaces for the worldwide laser and photonics industry, combining research and application and promoting the use and further development of optical technologies.

LASER World of PHOTONICS, the International Trade Fair for Optical Technologies – Components, Systems and Applications, takes place in Munich every two years.
Dates of next fair: June 21-24, 2021

World of Photonics Congress
The World of Photonics Congress takes place every two years at the same time as LASER World of PHOTONICS. It is the leading European scientific congress in the sector for photonics and laser research and one of the Top 3 in the world.
Dates of next congress: June 20–24, 2021

LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA has been held in Shanghai every year since 2006. It is the Chinese platform for the laser and photonics community.
Dates of next fair: March 17–19, 2021

LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA has been held every year since 2012. It is the Indian platform for the laser and photonics community.

A complete list of the LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA Team can be found here.

Visitor questions

819 exhibitors presented themselves on over 53,060 square meters of exhibition space at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), Shanghai. 57,135 visitors attended the fair.

Admission is free upon registration—trade visitors only!

The exhibition is open to trade professionals by registration only. Admission is free. Visitors must register online or at the exhibition and wear their visitor badge during the exhibition. No visitors under the age of 18 years will be admitted.

The visitor pre-registration via the internet can be found here.

You can also register upon arrival at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

March 17-18: 09:00–17:00

March 19: 09:00–16:00

LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA 2021 takes place in the Shanghai New International Exhibition Center (SNIEC).

Find detailed information about the various ways to reach the venue here.

Additional information about the conference program is available here.

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