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ECOC Exhibition 2017 Highlights

We would like to thank everyone who visited this years ECOC Exhibition in Gothenburg, Sweden, we hope you found your visit beneficial. A big thank you also goes to all of our sponsors and exhibitors for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you all again in Rome, Italy for ECOC Exhibition 2018!

We welcomed over 5,900 people to the exhibition, to meet with more than 327 exhibiting companies from around the globe.

Catch up with highlights from the event in Gothenburg with our compilation of videos, photos and interviews with some of the top names in the industry as they share their insight and predictions for future trends in optical communications.


Key facts and figures

The exhibition was a great success with visitor numbers reaching 5,914, with 327 exhibiting companies from 24 countries and a record 3,211 people visiting the Market Focus sessions across the three days! 

Download the full statistics here.

View the statistics sheet for 2017.

ECOC TV Interviews - click here to view all the 2017 videos.

Throughout the event in 2017 the ECOC TV team met with a number of leading names within the industry. Find out what they see as the emerging issues, challenges and changes facing the industry in the coming years with our interview videos

Market Focus presentations will soon be available to download!

The 2017 Market Focus, sponsored by Inphi, covered a broad selection of informative and on-trend optical communication topics in 27 thought-provoking seminars from leading industry professionals from across the globe.

This year Market Focus welcomed it's largest ever audience, with over 3,200 people attending the sessions across the three-days.

The 2017 presentations  are now available to download.
What people said about ECOC Exhibition 2017...

“The ECOC Exhibition has grown in the seven years we have been attending, and it is becoming more and more evident that this is the place to go for the industry in Europe. We are now not only meeting with suppliers, but customers and end-users as well.”

Yigal Ezra, CEO, ColorChip


ECOC is a really good forum for us. We’re able to meet cusomers, but also researchers – people who are developing new techniques and next-generation systems. With this, we can understand what is required and develop our components to meet market needs.”

Ian Giles, CEO, Phoenix Photonics


“We’ve seen a lot of interest at this year’s event, both from familiar faces and new players entering the market.”

Erik Babbe, Market Development Manager Oscilloscopes, Keysight Technologies


“ECOC is the biggest show in Europe as far as we are concerned and is the ideal place for us to launch our rebrand. The exhibition gives us the opportunity to show our current and potential customers what we do, as well as acting as a meeting point for the entire industry.”

Ward Williams, CEO, ProLabs


ECOC 2017