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

  • General Questions
  • Exhibitor questions
  • Visitor questions

General questions

  • Where and when do LASER World of PHOTONICS events take place?

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

To our LASER World of PHOTONICS network belong LASER World of PHOTONICS World of Photonics Congress, LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA and LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA.

Please find the exact dates and venues on the related websites.

  • How successful was LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA in 2023?

1,160 exhibitors presented themselves on an exhibition area of over 80,000 square meters at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) . 94,648 professional trade visitors attended the fair.

  • Where does LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA take place?

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

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


Exhibitor questions

  • How to become an exhibitor at LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA?

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.

To the application

  • What is the minimum stand size?

The minimum size is 9 m².

  • How much does it cost to exhibit at LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA 2023?

Please see all information about prices here.

  • When we register for the fair, what does that include?

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.

  • When and how will I be invoiced?

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. All invoices 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.

  • Can co-exhibitors exhibit at my stand? If so, how can I register them?

Exhibitors are free to have co-exhibitors at their stands. The main exhibiting company (leaser of space from organizers) must fill in and sign and stamp the co-exhibitor part in the application form. Co-exhibitors are also subject to approval to exhibit. The applica-tion fee is 1,800 RMB for each co-exhibitor or additionally represented company admit-ted. The main exhibitor will be charged this fee.

  • Can LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA help me to obtain a visa to enter China for the event?

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.

  • Where can I find contact information if I have any further questions?

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


Visitor questions

  • What is the price of admission?

Admission is free upon registration—trade visitors only!

  • Who can attend LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA?

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.

  • How can I get a visitor badge?

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

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

  • What are the opening hours of LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA?

Here you can find the opening hours .

  • Where can I get more detailed information about the conferences?

Additional information about the conference program is available here.

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