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Photonics West: the most important show in the industry


SPIE Photonics West 2021 will take place online 6 - 11 March 2021. SPIE Photonics West and the BiOS Expo are the premier photonics, biomedical optics, and laser marketplace: they are the place people come to find new products and make important business connections. Six days of presentations and special events offer opportunities for interaction with potential customers. Participating companies will be able to share their offerings, provide product demonstrations, and make important connections online.

Exhibitor Logistics

 

Attendee demographics


Attendee job function  
R&D 26%
Sr. Executive / Business Development / Exec 20%
Student / Educator 16%
Engineering & Design 15%
Sales / Marketing 13%
Other 6%
Lab Tech / Lab Management 2%
Project Management 2%

Featured technologies


Photonics West Marketplace technologies:

  • Lasers and other light sources
  • Laser accessories, laser systems
  • Cameras and CCD components
  • Fiber optic components, equipment, systems
  • Optical components
  • Communications
  • Optical detectors
  • High speed imaging and sensing
  • Optical materials and substrates
  • IR sources and detectors
  • Electronic imaging components
  • Optical coatings
  • Lenses and filters
  • Positions and mounts

BiOS Marketplace technologies:

  • Biomedical, medical imaging, health care
  • Cameras and imaging systems
  • Chemical and biological analysis
  • Detectors, sensors
  • Laser components and accessories
  • Lasers and systems
  • LED, OLED, non-laser light sources
  • Machine vision, factory automation
  • Materials processing, lasers in manufacturing
  • Optical coatings, thin films
  • Optical components
  • Spectroscopy devices and equipment
  • Test and measurement, metrology

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)


The Digital Marketplace will be accessible 24/7 at the start of the conference, 6 March. There are not dedicated Digital Marketplace hours. Attendees may choose to view your company listing features and product demos at any time during the event.

Note: Live presentations will be broadcast in Pacific Time. Review the schedule of Special Events. You may want to have your SPIE.Connect operators in proximity to the timing of the live sessions, given that those are likely to be busier times on the website.

Hotel rooms reserved through Conference Direct, the official housing contractor, will be cancelled without penalty. If you made a reservation on your own, you are responsible for cancelling your own reservation and may be liable for any penalties.

No, all in-person exhibitor and sponsor contracts will be cancelled. A Photonics West Digital Marketplace contract is required for your company to participate in the online event. You may request that the money that you paid for your booth be used to pay for your digital forum participation and push the balance toward your PW22 or BiOS22 booth. For sponsorship opportunities, contact spiesales@spie.org

Yes, you may request to apply credit toward a booth at Photonics West 2022 or BiOS 2022 or receive a refund.

Log in to your exhibitor dashboard. Only the designated company liaison(s) have access to the dashboard. If you need to be added as a liaison or for assistance, contact exhibitions@spie.org

The points your company had at the end of Photonics West 2020 will be the points you start with for Photonics West 2022. No reductions of points will occur. Points will not be awarded for Digital Forum participation.

Sorry, the Digital Marketplace is noq sold out. We encourage you to check out the registration options to attend the event.

Log in to your exhibitor dashboard. You must be a liaison for that specific event. If you need to be added as a liaison contact exhibitions@spie.org

Yes, companies who are participating in the Digital Marketplace can sponsor to increase their brand recognition. Sponsorship opportunities are available, contact SPIE Sales spiesales@spie.org for details.

Yes, all participants are required to register themselves. Registration is open. Free Digital Marketplace registration includes access to company listings, company videos, product demos, and chat feature, as well as access to the Industry program and SPIE Quantum West.

Yes, you will need to register and pay the conference fees to attend the full Digital Forum. Digital Forum registration includes access to all presentations, plenaries, and special events; one Proceedings volume; and the Digital Marketplace, including industry sessions, Quantum West, exhibitor listings, product demonstrations, and more.

SPIE contact information


SPIE Sales
Email: spiesales@spie.org
Tel: +1 360 676 3290
Fax: +1 360 647 1445

Digital Marketplace logistics: exhibitions@spie.org

Sponsorships: spiesales@spie.org