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ECOC Exhibition 2016 Statistics and Highlights

ECOC Exhibition 2016 took place in Düsseldorf, Germany from 19-21 September at the CCD Congress Center.

We would like to thank everyone who visited this years ECOC Exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany, we hope you found your visit beneficial. A big thank you also goes to all of our sponsors and exhibitors for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you all again in Gothenburg, Sweden for ECOC Exhibition 2017!

We welcomed over 5,234 people to the exhibition, to meet with more than 300 exhibiting companies from around the globe.

Catch up with highlights from the event in Düsseldorf with a compilation of videos, photos and interviews with some of the top names in the industry as they share their insight and predictions for future trends in optical communications.

2016 Statistics Report

The exhibition was a great success with visitor numbers reaching 5,234, with 313 exhibiting companies from 27 countries and a record 3,189 people visiting the Market Focus sessions across the three days! 

Find out more about the types of people who visit the ECOC Exhibition, the organisations they work for and the countries they are visiting from by downloading our 2016 Statistics report, which also contains feedback from our visitors on our 2016 event.

Get an overview on the show in our Show Daily blog posts, detailing some of the big product launches and key themes emerging from Market Focus.

Watch the highlights from ECOC Exhibition 2016


ECOC TV Interviews

Throughout the event in 2016 the ECOC TV team met with a number of leading names within the industry. Find out what they see as the emerging issues, challenges and changes facing the industry in the coming years with our interview videos

Market Focus presentations now available to download! 

The 2016 Market Focus, sponsored by Inphi, covered a broad selection of informative and on-trend optical communication topics in 27 thought-provoking seminars from leading industry professionals from across the globe.

This year Market Focus welcomed it's largest ever audience, with over 3,100 people attending the sessions across the three-days.

The 2016 presentations  are now available to download.


What people said about exhibiting at ECOC Exhibition in 2016...

  “As a producer of market-leading optical spectrum analysers, attending the ECOC Exhibition is a no-brainer for us. There is never a question for us of whether to attend – this is where our customers expect us to be.”

Paulo Magini, Yokogowa


“We have been attending ECOC Exhibition for several years now and this is one of the best yet. It is an excellent place for us to meet with our clients from the European market and also seek out new distributors and partners.”

Suji Band, INNO Instrument


“We’ve been coming to ECOC for twenty years now and it’s getting bigger and better each year. As a Japanese company, it’s an essential event for us in terms of meeting clients from across Europe and the rest of the world.”

Jonathan Evans, Santec