FODO at Optrafair Exchange – Leadership, Innovation and Support

We are looking forward welcoming old friends and new to the FODO stand - J50 - at Optrafair this weekend.

Whatever else you do at Optrafair, be sure to enter our prize draw which is open to all.  

First Prize each day - invaluable Kanski's Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach
  • improved layout, new visuals and a digital version that allows you to search for any text, figures and tables online at any time including during consultations
Second Prize each day - The Wills Eye Manual: Office and Emergency Room Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Disease
  • best-selling guidance on treating ocular disorders in any setting. 
Overall Event Prize - high specification Noise Cancelling Headphone
  • Emphasising the importance of protecting hearing as well as eye health sponsored by the National Community Hearing Association (NCHA) part of the FODO Group

Try also to make time to attend our innovative CET/CPD sessions

Who says learning cannot be fun! Join us in;

Making the journey from retail to clinical by Andy Britton Saturday 30 March 15:30 to 16:30 in CET Theatre 2 - 2 CET points

Changing Practice Ownership - Smoothing the Transition by Professor Steve Taylor Sunday 31 March 13:45 to 14:45 in CET Theatre 2 – 2 CET points

De-terrorising the GOC by Richard Edwards Monday 1 April 12:00 to 13:00 in CET Theatre 1 - 3 CET points

The session on Sunday is currently fully booked but do still come as we may be able to make extra places available on the day.

Register for this year’s Optrafair Exchange, being held at the NEC in Birmingham from March 30 to April 1.

Optrafair is brought to you by the Federation of Manufacturing Opticians and MA Exhibitions, combining some of the most respected organisations serving the optical market.


The FMOs mission is to provide a national platform for optical manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and business service providers to communicate, educate and innovate. FMO plays a key role in educating the public about the importance of looking after their sight and having regular eye examinations.

MA Exhibitions

Optrafair is organised by MA Exhibitions (MAX), an award-winning exhibition business. MAX organises more than 200 events annually, from small, highly focussed seminars to large-scale events. Within MAX’s portfolio there are 14 large-scale events, spread across sectors including electronics, manufacturing, engineering, communications, education, healthcare and print.