After a successful 2018 edition, the highly anticipated Dubai Optical Show Vision-X (DOSVX) returns, from November 12th (Tuesday) to 14th (Thursday), for a comprehensive 3 days of business matchmaking and exhibition, which is set to bring together top local, regional and international brands. The DOSVX concept focuses on gathering leading eyewear and eyecare industry professionals under one roof at Dubai World Trade Centre.

Dubai Optical Show Vision-X Returns

Manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and retailers are all set to participate in DOSVX 2019, the MENA region’s only eyewear and eyecare trade event, as they look to take advantage of a strong line-up of industry announcements and participation from new innovators, as well as established international and regional eyewear and eyecare brands. 

DOSVX will be divided into designated communities as follows:

  1. International Village
  2. Design Gallery 
  3. Middle East Square
  4. Contact Lens Square
  5. Healthcare Suppliers


B2B Business Matchmaking

This year’s DOSVX strategy will focus on offering exhibitors prime opportunities to network and do business with 130 hosted buyers from the Middle East, Mediterranean, African, and Indian sub-continent regions. Organisers aim to enhance business interactions and trade through the Hosted Buyer’s Programme, which opens up opportunities to meet leading international and regional industry professionals.

For anyone interested in finding out more about the Business Matchmaking Programme and the various business opportunities it offers, please email

The Dubai Optical Show Vision-X Roadshow is Back

In a continued and collective effort to attract the most important names in the industry to attend, DOSVX has recommenced its Roadshow, which will travel to key markets around the world.

This year’s Roadshow has expanded its focus to Africa and DOSVX has partnered with NOA (Nigeria Optometric Association) for international promotions targeting the Africa’s optical industry. The DOSVX team kicked off the Roadshow at the NOA Conference in Nigeria, in July, and presented the show concept to the country’s most prolific optical trade professionals to increase hosted buyers’ awareness.

Stay tuned for more Roadshows!


Diamond Sponsor:

DOSVX is proud to announce Saudi Arabian contact lens brand as the Diamond Sponsor of this year’s event., a market leader in the production of medical and cosmetic lenses in the Middle East, is delighted to be renewing its partnership with DOSV-X through its sponsorship of the show.

Knowledge Partner: GFK 

GFK, one of the leading market research organisations in the world, will be partner with DOSVX once again as its official Knowledge Partner. The MENA region will be a source of growth for international brands, particularly within the mid-range eyewear sector, and GFK estimates that, in the GCC alone, the optics market to be worth €1.6 billion, while the overall Middle Eastern market has been predicted to be worth €2.4 billion.

Check out over the coming weeks for updates, announcements and information.



For media enquiries please contact:

Tricia Jimenea, Engagement Director, Katch International,, +971 50 913 3438 

Alveena Abid, Engagement Consultant, Katch International,, +971 58 547 8611

About Dubai Optical Show Vision-X<o:p></o:p>

Dubai Optical Show Vision-X presents a comprehensive and focused 3 days of business matchmaking and exhibition, connecting MENA regions buyers with the eyewear and eye care industry. With a strong line-up of industry announcements and participation from the international and regional top brands, Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2019 is going to be a highly anticipated platform that will bring together industry manufacturers, suppliers and distributors all under one roof. It’s set to take place at Dubai World Trade Centre from November 12 to 14, 2019.


About DV Global Link

DV Global Link LLC is the Joint Venture company set up in 2014 between Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) and Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). It organizes the annual VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show, a unique B2B and B2C event in the United Arab Emirates specifically for gold, jewellery and precious stones, as well as the Dubai Optical Show – Vision X.

About Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC)

With a vision to make Dubai the world’s leading destination for all major exhibitions, conferences and events, DWTC has evolved from being the regional forerunner of the fast-growing MICE industry into a Free Zone, multi-dimensional business catalyst, focusing on Venues, Events and Real Estate Development and Management. Complementary to the primary service offerings are a range of value-added services from media/advertising, engineering and technical consultation and wedding planning, security services and an award-winning hospitality portfolio. For more info, please visit


About Italian Exhbition Group Spa

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), listed on the Mercato Telematico Azionario organized and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. (Italy’s stock exchange), is the Italian leader in the organization of trade expos and one of the main players in Europe in the expo and conference sector, with its venues in Rimini and Vicenza. The IEG Group stands out for the organization of events in five categories: Food & Beverage; Jewellery & Fashion; Tourism, Hospitality & Lifestyle; Wellness, Sports & Leisure; Green & Technology. In recent years, IEG has launched an important process of foreign expansion, also by means of joint ventures inked with local players (e.g. in the United States, Arab Emirates and China). IEG ended the 2018 financial year with a total consolidated turnover of 159.7 million euros, an EBITDA of 30.8 million and a net consolidated profit of 10.8 million euros. In 2018, IEG held an overall total of 53 exhibitions organized or hosted and 181 conferences events in its Rimini and Vicenza expo and conference venues.

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