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27+28 April 2021

W3+ Fair Wetzlar 2020

Wetzlar is the cradle of the W3+ Fair. The region is one of the world's leading centres for the optics industry and related sectors. An ideal trade fair location: the area is home to an almost unrivalled number of world market leaders that you can easily meet in person at the W3+ Fair.

W3+ Fair, a catalyst for innovation with strong partners

It's good to keep abreast of visionary ideas in the world market. The Wetzlar/Central Hesse region supports the W3+ Fair as an important catalyst for innovation. Industry, science and politics work positively together – and you can benefit from this strong network. Local companies, the Wetzlar Network – the initiators of W3+ Fair – and the international photonics network EPIC are keen to meet you and you can benefit not only from from the high level of interest there is in meeting new contacts, but also from the technical discussions and new visionary partnership possibilities.

Take advantage of this innovative communication platform on the doorstep of key players and hidden champions from this high-tech region! Benefit from the new interface for future technologies, promising contacts and cutting-edge knowledge and find out all about the latest technological innovations. From and for the region and far beyond.


WHEN? 26.+27. FEBRUARY 2020 I 09:30-17:00 HRS


Information about arrival and opening hours can be found here.

Our partners
Our Gold partners 2020

Review 2020

Successful meeting of future industries at the W3+ Fair 2020 in the optics location Wetzlar/ Germany

Hall plan 2021

Here you can find the hall plan of the W3+ Fair in Wetzlar 2021.

Exhibitors list

Would you like to know who exhibited at W3+ Fair Wetzlar 2019?

Click here for the list of exhibitors

Become an exhibitor

Become an exhibitor at W3+ Fair Wetzlar 2021.



W3+ Fair Wetzlar 2020

N-Tec Talks is a new high-tech conference running alongside the trade fair, providing a top-class lecture programme on the theme of enabling technologies. Held for the first time in Wetzlar in 2020, the conference will take place at every trade fair in the future. Experienced speakers pass on in-depth knowledge of cutting-edge topics, providing real added value to your visit to the fair.

You can see the 2020 Wetzlar programme here

In the "3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing" innovation area, exhibitors show how this innovative technology will change production in the future. Here, companies can find examples of best practice and individual advice.

Students welcome is the message attracting pupils and students from the neighbouring top universities. This guarantees excellent recruitment opportunities for companies and exciting job options for the next generation of engineers.

The Lahn-Dill Chamber of Commerce Conference also provides condensed knowledge, most recently on the hot topic of "Collaborating Robots", as does the Asphericon Academy, which focuses on aspheres, freeforms, manufacturing and metrology.

To the supporting program