LASER World of PHOTONICS is postponed

The world’s leading trade fair for photonics components, systems and applications enables advance planning for exhibitors and visitors with new trade fair dates for spring 2022. In close coordination with the industry, partners and advisory boards, Messe München has decided to postpone LASER World of PHOTONICS to April 26 to 29, 2022. World of Photonics Congress will be held in a digital format on the original dates of June 20-24, 2021.

Due to the existing travel restrictions and the currently unclear Covid-19 situation, Messe München has decided to postpone LASER World of PHOTONICS by ten months. One of the main grounds for this decision is the large share of international exhibitors and visitors, accounting for more than half of the total number of participants, a high proportion of whom come from other continents. Under the current conditions, holding LASER World of PHOTONICS in June would make it impossible for the trade fair to live up to its standard of being the world’s leading
trade fair and to provide the on-site platform for innovations and products with indepth technical discussions that is so highly valued by the industry.

With the new date, we can offer our customers planning certainty in a timely manner,” says Dr. Reinhard Pfeiffer, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Messe München, and adds: “With this postponement of the trade fair event, we are creating the basis for a successful in-person international trade fair and following the wishes of our exhibitors and visitors.