Features of OPIE

  • OPIE is one of the largest exhibitions in Japan specialized for the photonics industrial sector. It takes place at the end of April when a new fiscal year starts for most of companies and it has been regarded as the best opportunity for visitors to be here looking for “what’s new this year” and trend of technology related with their research, development and design activity.
  • It is the largest exhibition which has been held with international academic conferences on laser and photonics fields in Japan and top level scientists and engineers from university and companies visit to exchange information.
  • OPIE stands out for the major international exhibition by cooperation with various associations for optics and photonics representing for their countries including SPIE, OSA and CIOE.

From Survey Results (2021)

Number and quality of visitorsDespite dissatisfaction with the number of visitors, 75% were satisfied with the quality of visitors.


Results of meetingsMore than 80% of exhibitors held business meetings with visitors.


Level of satisfaction80% of exhibitors were satisfied, and 96% expressed their intention to consider exhibiting next time.