LASER World of PHOTONICS

World's leading trade fair and congress for photonics components, systems and spplications of optical technologies

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures6/20194/20221)6/2023
FKM certification

preliminary
Space (m²)
space (gross)55.00069.50063.000
space (net)28.21925.50726.649
Special show space1.9545.5621.784
Exhibitor stand space26.26519.94524.865
hall space26.26519.94524.865
domestic15.88813.10313.975
foreign10.3776.84210.890
open air000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors1.3258881.220
domestic490417432
foreign835471788
other represented firms0
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)33.99914.93842.034
domestic14.3139.25018.145
foreign19.6865.68823.889
1) To evaluate the key figures: Exhibition was held during the Corona Pandemic, which started in January 2020.
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2023 from 40 countries
Armenia: 2; Australia: 1; Austria: 11; Belgium: 7; Bulgaria: 2; Canada: 21; China, People's Republic: 226; Congo, Democratic Republic: 8; Czechia: 16; Denmark: 6; Finland: 16; France: 64; Germany: 432; Greece: 1; Hong Kong, China SAR: 2; Hungary: 1; India: 2; Ireland: 2; Israel: 10; Italy: 17; Japan: 34; Liechtenstein: 5; Lithuania: 30; Netherlands: 36; Poland: 6; Portugal: 2; Romania: 1; Serbia: 2; Singapore: 5; Slovakia: 1; Slovenia: 1; Spain: 11; Sweden: 6; Switzerland: 44; Taiwan: 8; Türkiye: 3; Ukraine: 2; United Arab Emirates: 1; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 55; United States of America: 120

FKM Trade visitors profile 2023 (preliminary)
Visitors total (number of entries)42.034Proportion of trade visitors99 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)47
of which
Nielsen 19
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg3
  • Lower Saxony4
  • Schleswig-Holstein2
Nielsen 27
  • North Rhine-Westphalia7
Nielsen 3a5
  • Hesse3
  • Rhineland-Palatinate1
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b19
  • Baden-Württemberg19
Nielsen 444
  • Bavaria44
Nielsen 5+67
  • Berlin5
  • Brandenburg1
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania1
  • Saxony-Anhalt0
Nielsen 710
  • Saxony3
  • Thuringia8
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Manufacture of photonic technologies35
  • Craft of photonic technologies7
  • Application/Usage of photonic technologies28
  • Trade with photonic technologies6
  • Service6
  • Non-university research institute, research facility10
  • University/college/polytechnic18
  • Public administration, authorities1
  • Student14
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer5
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.7
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office4
  • Department head, group head, team leader12
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker21
  • Lecturer, teacher20
  • Trainee1
  • Other position5
  • Student14
  • Other not gainfully employed1
  • 10
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management9
  • Research and development, design/construction45
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control9
  • Buying/procurement2
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Sales5
  • Marketing, advertising, PR2
  • Other area3
  • Student14
  • Other not gainfully employed1
  • Design4
  • 4
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km15
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km2
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km12
  • over 300 km70
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)53
of which
  • EU50
  • Other european countries20
  • South-, East-, Central Asia21
  • Other countries9
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland10
  • France9
  • Switzerland8
  • Italy8
  • Japan6
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 44
  • 5 - 95
  • 10 - 4916
  • 50 - 19916
  • 200 - 49915
  • 500 - 9996
  • 1 000 and more23
  • Student14
  • Other not employed1
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively20
  • collectively28
  • in an advisory capacity/organization26
  • no11
  • Student14
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event34
  • Earlier events37
  • First visit47
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

2.3

Survey conducted by: Gelszus Messe- Marktforschung GmbH

Industry sectorMetalworking, Welding Technology (industry 57), Technical Optics, Laser Technology (industry 75)
Main product groupTechnical Medical Equipment, System Components, Optoelectronics, Fibre technology, Microwave Technology, Laser Machining Systems, Services, Image Processing Systems, Lighting Technology, Biotechnology, Sensor Technology, Measuring Systems, Testing Technology, Information Technology, Metalworking, Photovoltaic conversion, Security Systems, Laser Instruments, Laser optics, Laser Technology, additive manufacturing, Fibre optics, Research and Development, Imaging, LiDAR (Light detection and ranging), Optical Measuring Instruments
AccessTrade visitors
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No



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