LONDON, ENGLAND: Nexus Business Media Ltd (NBM),organiser of the ECOC (European Conference on Optical Communications) 2014 exhibition, has announced that this year’s show, held at the end of September bought over 5,500 industry professionals and over 300 exhibitors to Cannes.
The show at the Palais Des Festival in Cannes last month attracted professionals from across the globe to view the latest optical communication solutions from more than 300 exhibitors and to hear the ever successful Market Focus presentations from a host of industry-leading executives.
JDSU, Inphi, FTTH Council Europe and Oclaro pulled large crowds with a diverse range of topics and discussion-evoking points covering access and mobile network, photonics integration, high speed optical networks and data centres. Visitors heard from Daryl Innis of Ovum who gave an insightful presentation on 100g for metro networks and covering the latest in optical transmission, this year was Daryl’s third consecutive year of presenting in the sessions, he commented
“Market Focus is important because it is an opportunity to take the technology that has been developed in the market and show how it is impacting the real world as well as creating business opportunities”. The Market Focus seminars were once again a central attraction at the exhibition and this year saw an impressive 27 presentations from 29 leading industry speakers.
This year’s show played host to some great announcements from a diverse set of industry experts, giving visitors and insight into the future of the optical communications market. Visitors were also witness to a multitude of magnificent stands that created an immense buzz on the show floor. INNO Instrument, HJ3.W Inc and Keysight Technologies are just some of the exhibitors who bought in large crowds with their sleek and uniquely designed booths.