“SILMO is and will remain the industry’s great annual event,” says Amélie Morel, President of SILMO Paris, introducing the events and highlights coming in September 2019. The new edition takes place from 27th to 30th September at the now familiar location of Paris Nord Villepinte. Regular exhibitors in the field of sunglasses, eyewear, lenses and technology will attend joined by an exciting international line-up of newcomers in an event that promises new brand launches and a wide view of the latest innovations and developments in the international optical field.
“This SILMO is, and will remain, the industry’s great annual event, a recognised marketplace, a platform for the launch of new brands, of which an ever increasing number is eager to make the most of the trade fair’s international scope…”
Amélie Morel, President of SILMO Paris
This year, SILMO includes a special area of inspiration and talent, ‘The Best Craftsmen in France’ Workshops. During the four days of the fair, visitors can attend sessions to watch highly skilled artisans at work, practising a wide variety of specialist skills.
The sessions will last 30 minutes and include demonstrations to show visitors how frames are made, adjusted, decorated, and customised.
The workshop programme is detailed as follows:
• Design a custom mount: from measurement to design
• Create a computer-assisted mount design
• Shaping an original frame by hand
• Get a perfect shine of the material
• Modify, transform and adjust an acetate frame nose bridge
• Mount or repair acetate frame hinges with trim and chamfering, ...