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Fairs | October 11, 2017

Silmo Paris and Silmo d’Or 2017, a little evaluation

The Parisian fair of eyewear was an international success

words Editorial Staff

While we are alredy dreaming for the new edition of Silmo 2018, that will take place on 28 Sept / 1st Oct 2018, here some numbers about this edition. 957 exhibitors (78% international, 42 countries) among which 154 new companies, have welcomed 37 337 visitors, a 10,5% increase regarding 2016. Silmo 2017 has confirmed its international leadership with 57,4% visitors from 148 countries (+12.9%) while strengthening its national basis thanks to 42,6%  (+7.4) french visitors.

Moreover the fair was the occasion to give the SIlmo d’Or to some of the best eyewear products. Here some names revealed: category ‘monture innovation technologique’: Rolf with ‘deville’ hall 5 m 140; category ‘vision’, lense: Essilor with «varilux x series» hall 6 f 090; category trend ‘optic frame’ Marchon with chloe ‘palma ce 2134’ hall 6 b 089; category design ‘optic frame’ Lio with ‘ivm 1048’ hall 5 m 067, category trend ‘sunglasses’ Grosfilley with aari bostroem ‘metropolitan’ hall 6 f 060, category design ‘sunglasses’ Veronika wildgruber with ‘arthur’ hall 5 k 157; premiere classe special prize Fleye copenhagen with “fox”; jury special prize blackfin with “arc”.