The UK’s leading optical exhibition

Optrafair brings together and is valued by a community of practitioners, suppliers and educators to help eye care professionals expand their knowledge, grow awareness of new products and services, gain continuing education and training points and develop their businesses.

Built on a trusted heritage spanning over 35 years, Optrafair is the established place to close deals, be immersed in the latest clinical thinking and business advice and get hands on with new products and equipment.

For leading brands and newer companies aiming to get a foothold on the market, Optrafair is the premium event to be seen at, and where you'll meet a dedicated and informed audience of eye care professionals.

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Latest news

This year Lynx IDG will be highlighting the 100% custom theme

This year Lynx IDG will be highlighting the 100% custom theme – a unique and revolutionary way of approaching optical practice design and build. There will also be the opportunity to sign up for a Lynx IDG Black card (only available to attendees at Optrafair) which offers a lifetime of offers and promotional discounts on Lynx IDG products and services.

The Flextra titanium range is a revolutionary take on everyday eyewear

The recently launched titanium eyewear range by Flextra suits men and women alike, ticking both the fashion and practical boxes. One of the key attributes incorporated in all frames within the line is their ability to always return to their original shape. This means the wearer is able to twist and bend their frames in multiple ways, and then release them, to snap back into alignment.

Optrafair given new lease of life through vibrant theme and new website

Optrafair, the UK’s leading optical event since 1978, is delighted to unveil its new theme and website. Optrafair is the only show to cover the whole optical industry 100%. Therefore, it is important the show represents the sector in the most visual and engaging way possible. The new theme brings powerful colours to the show to recognise the vibrancy and innovation of the sector.

FMO announce plans for Optrafair up to 2020

The FMO is delighted to announce that it has contracted with the Mark Allen Group to manage Optrafair to 2020. Since taking on ownership of Optician magazine, FMO's media partner, in October 2015, MAG have ensured the delivery of a successful show at the NEC last month.