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"Market Focus sessions were very informative and on the edge .... the best attended part
of the show in my eyes and one that got a lot of discussion afterwards

(Exhibition Visitor, 2015)

Market Focus 

Market Focus is one of the most popular areas of the exhibition, attracting over 3,100 people to the sessions across the three days. Celebrating its 10th successful year, Market Focus 2016 featured 27 different business focused presentations focusing on topics including Mass-market broadband access, Datacentres: optics in cloud computing, Service Provider of Optical Transmission, Optical network agility / SDN, Photonic Integration and Digital Silicon Photonics and Packet Optical Transport.

Call for Speakers

If you are interested in applying to become a speaker at this year's Market Focus, please sign up to receive our Call for Speakers information pack, which will be available from mid-April. Our information pack will contain full details of how to apply and how to submit your presentation proposal. To sign up to receive the Call for Speakers pack, please visit:


Market Focus 2016 - download the presentations

In 2016 Market Focus featured presentations from leading companies including Intel, Ovum, Cignal AI, LightCounting, Huawei, Deutsche Telekom, Lumentum, Ericsson, Facebook, NeoPhotonics, BT and FTTH Council Europe.
Market Focus presentations 
Some of the excellent presentations from Market Focus 2016 are available to access on our website. Please note that not all companies allow us to share their presentations.

Market Focus Committee

The Committee is the decision-making force behind the presentation selection process and includes representatives from across the optical communications space - telecom operators, system vendors and component manufacturers to industry analyst groups and independent industry bodies.
Chaired by Per Danielsen, editor of Telekommunikation, other members include: Pierpaolo Ghiggino of Dat@comms, Wladek Forysiak of Aston University, Hartwig Tauber from FTTH Council Europe, Shoichi Hanatini from Hitachi, Stephan Neidlinger from ADVA Optical Networking, Philippe Chanclou from Orange, Joeri Van Bogaert from LEONI, Michael Lebby from Lightwave Logic, Daryl Inniss from OFS, Glenn Wellbrock from Verizon, Frank Chang from Inphi and photonics industry expert Bimal Nayar, from Network Rail.