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The highly anticipated Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2019 (DOSV-X) is the place to be when it comes to connecting your business with the region’s eyewear and eyecare industry.

The MENA region’s exclusive eyewear and eyecare trade event gathers leading manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and retailers under one roof at Dubai World Trade Centre for three days of business matchmaking and exhibition.

The comprehensive 3-day schedule, from November 12th to 14th, is designed to enhance business interactions and trade, while opening up opportunities to meet leading international and regional industry professionals. This year’s instalment of the show will also see participants reap the rewards of the DOSV-X Roadshow, which has been travelling to key markets around the world, securing the attendance of some of the most important names in the industry.

Avoid missing out on a place at the region’s must-attend eyewear and eyecare trade event.


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EXHIBITOR FOCUS: WALEED OPTICS

EXHIBITOR FOCUS: WALEED OPTICS

11-Oct-2019

Renowned optical brand Waleed Optics is set to showcase its new range of soft contact lenses, ‘DAHAB, at Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2019 (DOSV-X).




AMAZON ROLLS OUT ALEXA-ENABLED EYEWEAR

AMAZON ROLLS OUT ALEXA-ENABLED EYEWEAR

11-Oct-2019

Echo Frames can be voice controlled using the company’s Alexa technology or Google Assistant




RESEARCHERS CREATE FIRST SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF AI IN MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS

RESEARCHERS CREATE FIRST SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF AI IN MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS

11-Oct-2019

Results suggested that AI has the ability to detect diseases from medical images to a similar level of accuracy as an actual health care professional




BRILLEN-PROFI TO SUPPORT COPENHAGEN SPECS IN BERLIN

BRILLEN-PROFI TO SUPPORT COPENHAGEN SPECS IN BERLIN

30-Sep-2019

The International Eyewear show takes place from 5-6th October 2019 in Arena Berlin




DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW VISION-X IS BACK FOR 3 DAYS OF BUSINESS MATCHMAKING & EXHIBITION

DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW VISION-X IS BACK FOR 3 DAYS OF BUSINESS MATCHMAKING & EXHIBITION

30-Sep-2019

The highly anticipated show returns from November 12-14 at Dubai World Trade Centre




THE MIDDLE EAST EYEWEAR MARKET TO REACH WORTH US$5.86 BN BY 2023 END

THE MIDDLE EAST EYEWEAR MARKET TO REACH WORTH US$5.86 BN BY 2023 END

30-Sep-2019

Top players use social media channels and e-tailing to gain a stronghold




First female-operated optical boutique in Jeddah unveiled

First female-operated optical boutique in Jeddah unveiled

07-Aug-2019

JEDDAH — Hassan Dahlan, secretary-general of the JCCI, called on the private sector to benefit from the decision of the Saudi Cabinet to allow 24-hour opening and stressed the need for the service activities, tourism and trade in Jeddah to take advantage of the decision, in order to strengthen Jeddah's position as a global, regional and local tourism destination.




Granny Gone Wild! Jennifer Lopez Makes the Case for Kitschy Eyewear

Granny Gone Wild! Jennifer Lopez Makes the Case for Kitschy Eyewear

07-Aug-2019

It goes without saying that eyewear offers a fun, easy way to switch up your look. Whether you actually need prescription lenses or not—this writer happens to be as blind as a bat—slipping on a statement pair of specs can instantly transform a look from stylish to studious. A major glasses trend that’s been taking over as of late? The granny-chic look. Those oversized shapes, often with a thin wire frame, have popped up on the Resort runways at Gucci and Miu Miu—and now it seems the unlikeliest of celebrities is on board with the kitschy look, too: Jennifer Lopez.




Comment: Getting travel retail exclusives in eyewear right

Comment: Getting travel retail exclusives in eyewear right

07-Aug-2019

Some 54% of travellers say they are interested in buying unique or exclusive sunglasses in travel retail channels, and that figure climbs to 62% when we focus on what millennials think.




Partners In Progress

Partners In Progress

06-Aug-2019

Dubai Optical Show Vision - X, began its pre-promotional international roadshow in Nigeria by partnering with just concluded NOA




Start-up of the day: individual eyewear design by 3D-printing process

Start-up of the day: individual eyewear design by 3D-printing process

24-Jul-2019

Glasses have been around since the early Middle Ages. While they were worn as an optical aid in the past, today they are increasingly used as a fashion accessory. And although every face, every head shape has its own individual characteristics, until now glasses have only ever been mass-produced. But if the glasses don’t match the face, they are rather unattractive and seem to be a disturbing factor. In order to create a harmonious entity here,




DELIXS LUXURY GOLD PLATED COLLECTION by EYESGOLD FRANCE at Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2019

DELIXS LUXURY GOLD PLATED COLLECTION by EYESGOLD FRANCE at Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2019

24-Jul-2019

EYESGOLD FRANCE will present their DELIXS LUXURY GOLD PLATED COLLECTION for the very first time in the Middle East at the upcoming Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2019. Designed by their own in-house team, EYESGOLD FRANCE will bring a collection of various classic styles such as aviator, pilot, cats eye, round and panto. These 24K gold plated collection would be available in precious metals finishes such as gold, pink gold, ruthenium and palladium with acetate combinations, including a 2.5 Titanium collection.




Ray-Ban Billionaire Makes a Very Eye-Catching Move

Ray-Ban Billionaire Makes a Very Eye-Catching Move

24-Jul-2019

The $53 billion eyewear merger of France’s Essilor and Italy’s Luxottica was a tie-up that screamed strategic logic. But it’s been thrown off course by issues beyond its industrial merits. The same danger applies to attempts by the combined company, EssilorLuxottica SA, to acquire GrandVision NV, a European optical retailer whose stores include




KARL FOR EVER

KARL FOR EVER

02-Jul-2019

It was a moment for the fashion industry to come together, momentarily put their competitive instincts and egos aside, and honor one of its greats, Karl Lagerfeld, four months after his death in Paris at the age of 85.




OMONO X ANTWERP FASHION DEPARTMENT

OMONO X ANTWERP FASHION DEPARTMENT

02-Jul-2019

KOMONO worked together with four master students in the creation of an eyewear capsule linked to the students’ personal work. The result is a collection that bolsters the fresh vision of tomorrow’s top designers.




THE EYEWEAR TRENDS TO TRY THIS SUMMER

THE EYEWEAR TRENDS TO TRY THIS SUMMER

02-Jul-2019

With its well-edited shelves, and stark décor, Black Optical’s streamlined aesthetic is more in line with art gallery than a shop. Moreover, owner Gary Black—who has an eye for emerging brands—serves as the perfect curator. So, when zeroing in on the eyewear trends to invest in this summer (and beyond), we went straight to the savvy source.




Bose introduces new eyewear in India with open-ear audio, AR capabilities

Bose introduces new eyewear in India with open-ear audio, AR capabilities

18-Jun-2019

Bose, a company best known for high-quality audio products, introduced a new range of products in India—eyewear. Starting at ?21,900 (just the frames), these are not your regular glasses—they come with proprietary open-ear design and take micro-acoustics, voice control, and personal audio to an entirely new level. Users can stream music and information, take and make calls and access virtual assistants.




Eyewear retailer Magrabi eyes global expansion

Eyewear retailer Magrabi eyes global expansion

18-Jun-2019

Magrabi plans to launch an e-commerce website in 2020 and is still considering an IPO UAE-based eyewear retailer Magrabi plans to expand globally and is considering eventually going public, according to CEO Amin Magrabi. The company – which opened its first store in 1927 – now has 180 boutiques and eyewear concept stores across 9 venues in the Middle East, as well as 20 Magrabi foundation hospitals.




IOT APPLICATIONS IN EYEWEAR

IOT APPLICATIONS IN EYEWEAR

18-Jun-2019

With smart eyeglasses, staying updated would be as easy as focusing your eyes in a different focal point and then reverting back to where you were. There are many smart eyeglasses out there, but Vuzix, Vaunt, Focals by North and Vue stand out.




EYES GOLD EYEWEAR CONFIRMED AS EXHIBITOR FOR THE DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW – VISION X

EYES GOLD EYEWEAR CONFIRMED AS EXHIBITOR FOR THE DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW – VISION X

23-May-2019

Eyes Gold is a family owned, French manufacturer and distributor of luxury fashion Eyewear and Accessories, with the ability to design, manufacture and distribute “in house” with a luxury International client list. We have over 35 years of experience in the eyewear and accessories industry, with an expert team of technicians, designers and sales executives.




GLENS BACKUP GLASSES FOLD UP INTO A CREDIT CARD SIZED CASE

GLENS BACKUP GLASSES FOLD UP INTO A CREDIT CARD SIZED CASE

23-May-2019

The popular choice for emergency reading glasses are pharmacy-bough frames, but check out the improvement that Glens puts forth. True backup glasses, these specs have been precisely designed to be carried absolutely everywhere with the wearer, slipping conveniently into a pocket, a wallet or even serving as a bookmark.




MICHAEL PACHLEITNER OPTICS

MICHAEL PACHLEITNER OPTICS

23-May-2019

Michael Pachleitner has released new BLC® technology designed to protect the eyes from excessive blue light . The advantages include natural color perception, better contrast, reduced glare and 100% UV protection. The lenses featuring the technology relieve stress on the eyes which no longer need to strain, leaving spectacle wearers able to perform longer, according to the company.




Kim Kardashian West Launches Sunglasses Collaboration with Carolina Lemke

Kim Kardashian West Launches Sunglasses Collaboration with Carolina Lemke

18-Apr-2019

Kim Kardashian West has added a new product category to her empire, one that’s perfectly suited to her L.A. lifestyle: A line of sunglasses in collaboration with Carolina Lemke. In addition to partnering on the designs, Kardashian West also appears in the ad campaign; the first images, released Tuesday, were photographed by the high-wattage fashion photographer duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.




Contact Lenses Market: Global Industry Research, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2019–2025

Contact Lenses Market: Global Industry Research, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2019–2025

18-Apr-2019

Apr 10, 2019 (The Expresswire via COMTEX) -- Contact Lenses Market share detailed information about the key factors influencing the growth of the market (growth potential, opportunities, drivers, industry-specific challenges and risks).




The Middle East Eyewear Market to reach Worth US$5.86 Bn by 2023 End, Rising Demand or Trendy and Fashionable Eyewear drive Potential

The Middle East Eyewear Market to reach Worth US$5.86 Bn by 2023 End, Rising Demand or Trendy and Fashionable Eyewear drive Potential

19-Mar-2019

The presence of a few prominent players in the Middle East eyewear market renders the landscape increasingly of consolidated nature, finds Transparency Market Research (TMR).




Set Your Sights on the S/S ’19 Frame Trends

Set Your Sights on the S/S ’19 Frame Trends

19-Mar-2019

Get ready for the warmer weather with these hot new eyewear and sunwear trends. From futuristic to retro looks, these trends have us obsessed with updating our eyewear wardrobes.




Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2018 brings curtain down on successful 3 days of business matchmaking & exhibition

Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2018 brings curtain down on successful 3 days of business matchmaking & exhibition

19-Nov-2018

Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2018, which took place from November 13th to 15th at DWTC, proved to be the B2B eyewear and eyecare industry event of the year with three days of successful exhibition and business matchmaking.




Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2018 kicks off with a memorable day full of business matchmaking & exhibition

Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2018 kicks off with a memorable day full of business matchmaking & exhibition

15-Nov-2018

Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2018 lived up to expectations as the region’s must -attend eyewear and eyecare industry event, as His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami cut the ribbon to officially launch the show, at DWTC on November 13th.




ITALIAN EXHIBITORS CONFIRMED FOR DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW VISION-X

ITALIAN EXHIBITORS CONFIRMED FOR DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW VISION-X

12-Nov-2018

Italian Trade Agency introduces Italian exhibitors that will be showcasing at Dubai Optical Show Vision-X




Full pavilion of German Exhibitors to participate in Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2018

Full pavilion of German Exhibitors to participate in Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2018

12-Nov-2018

For the 19th time, German companies participating with their own national pavilion during the Dubai Optical Show Vision-X




INTRODUCING DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW VISION-X’S GOLD SPONSOR: BEAUTEOUS

INTRODUCING DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW VISION-X’S GOLD SPONSOR: BEAUTEOUS

12-Nov-2018

Organisers of the Dubai Optical Show Vision-X (DOSV-X), DV Global Link, Italian Exhibition Group and Dubai World Trade Centre, are delighted to unveil Beauteous, one of Saudi Arabia’s leading manufacturers of natural colour contact lenses, as the Gold Sponsor for this year’s event.




INTRODUCING DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW VISION-X’S PLATINUM SPONSOR: LENS ME

INTRODUCING DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW VISION-X’S PLATINUM SPONSOR: LENS ME

25-Oct-2018

Organisers of the Dubai Optical Show Vision-X (DOSV-X), DV Global Link, Italian Exhibition Group and Dubai World Trade Centre, are proud to announce Saudi Arabian contact lens brand LENS ME as the Platinum Sponsor of this year’s event.




DV GLOBAL LINK ANNOUNCES EXCITING STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH ANFAO

DV GLOBAL LINK ANNOUNCES EXCITING STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH ANFAO

25-Oct-2018

DV Global Link, a Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) and Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) joint-venture company and organiser of the Dubai Optical Show Vision-X (DOSV-X), has announced the signing of a ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ANFAO (Italian Association of Optical Goods Manufacturers).




GLOBAL AGING AND RAPID POPULATION GROWTH MASSIVELY AFFECTING EYEWEAR TRENDS

GLOBAL AGING AND RAPID POPULATION GROWTH MASSIVELY AFFECTING EYEWEAR TRENDS

09-Oct-2018

According to data published by Euromonitor International, the world's leading independent provider of strategic market research, ageing and a rapidly growing worldwide population are two of the most important global demographic factors impacting the eyewear industry.




TWO EXCITING EXHIBITORS ADDED TO DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW – VISION X

TWO EXCITING EXHIBITORS ADDED TO DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW – VISION X

09-Oct-2018

With the Dubai Optical Show – Vision X fast approaching, the exhibitor list continues to grow with the announcement of Malaysian-based Supervision and Waleed Optics of Kuwait as the latest additions to the lineup.




ITALIAN TRADE AGENCY TO BRING FULL PAVILION TO DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW – VISION X

ITALIAN TRADE AGENCY TO BRING FULL PAVILION TO DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW – VISION X

09-Oct-2018

Having identified the MENA region as the market of the future, Gianpaolo Bruno, Italian Trade Commissioner to UAE, Oman and Pakistan, is looking forward to showcasing a full pavilion of 20 Italian participants at this year’s Dubai Optical Show – Vision X.




ADVANCEMENTS IN EYEWEAR HELP FIGHT THE EFFECTS OF DIGITAL EYE STRAIN

ADVANCEMENTS IN EYEWEAR HELP FIGHT THE EFFECTS OF DIGITAL EYE STRAIN

25-Sep-2018

Innovations in eyewear technology are helping to alleviate digital eye strain, the physical discomfort suffered by individuals after screen use for more than two hours.




COSMETIC CONTACT LENS MARKET FORECASTED TO EXCEED $1.3 BILLION BY 2024

COSMETIC CONTACT LENS MARKET FORECASTED TO EXCEED $1.3 BILLION BY 2024

25-Sep-2018

According to a new report by Global Market Insights, sales of cosmetic contact lenses are projected to surpass $1.3 billion by 2024, largely due to increasing usage of the products in the entertainment industry.




HENAU EYEWEAR CONFIRMED AS EXHIBITOR FOR THE DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW – VISION X

HENAU EYEWEAR CONFIRMED AS EXHIBITOR FOR THE DUBAI OPTICAL SHOW – VISION X

24-Sep-2018

HENAU Eyewear, the Belgian eyewear innovator that combines optical functionality with beautiful artistic design, is excited to introduce its brand of truly unique glasses to the Middle East at this year’s Dubai Optical Show – Vision X




We have an incredible opportunity for Independent Designers

We have an incredible opportunity for Independent Designers

23-Sep-2018

Are you an independent designer in the Eyewear industry? With only 2,720 USD or 9,840 AED you will get a 6 sqm booth with walls, lights, showcase, your name, table, chairs and a trash bin.




MAXVUE VISION Confirmed as Exhibitor for the Dubai Optical Show Vision – Vision X

MAXVUE VISION Confirmed as Exhibitor for the Dubai Optical Show Vision – Vision X

04-Sep-2018

Contact lesn company MAXVUE VISION is coming to the Dubai Optical Show – Vision X to launch its COLORVUE Lumina Series and expand its business in the rapidly growing MENA market.




Huge Demand for Cosmetic Contact Lenses in the Middle East

Huge Demand for Cosmetic Contact Lenses in the Middle East

01-Sep-2018

Data recently gathered by GfK Optics Panel highlights the huge demand for cosmetic contact lenses, which account for 50% of all lenses sold in Saudi Arabia (KSA), signifying the market sector’s major growth in the Middle East.




Promotional Road Show to invite trade buyers

Promotional Road Show to invite trade buyers

03-Aug-2018

Dubai Optical Show VisionX, the region’s event for the trade optical industry, is running a promotional roadshow as part of extensive activities to raise the event’s new concept awareness in key visitor and exhibitor markets.




The New Concept

The New Concept

01-Aug-2018

Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2018 gathers leading international and regional industry professionals under one roof




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