Visitor Testimonials

Why do visitors come back to Optrafair every year?

Elaine Yorwarth, Optometrist, Elaine M Yorwarth

“The oldest and still the best exhibition, set in the heart of the country at the NEC with good travel links to the whole of Britain”

Chris Pepper, Trainee Contact Lens Optician, Vision Express

“If you've never visited an optical fair, this is the place to start. If you're already in the profession, there is lots to do and see to keep up to date with the fashion and equipment in the industry”

Julian Wiles, Revenue Generator, Performance Lenses Ltd

“There is simply no better way to see such a wide variety of products and services”

Nick Carson, Optometrist, Davis Optometrists

“You will always find something new and useful and catch up with suppliers. I wouldn't miss it”

Lisa Sariwee, Optometrist/Director, Lakeland Optical

“Great way to source new products and technology in one place. Great location and transport links, and the odd glass of free prosecco (that's the main reason I came!)”

Liz Whitmore, Optometrist/Director, Thomas Bond and Partners Ltd

“Optrafair is important to see and experience the whole industry. It is easy to become insular”

Ian Martin, Dispensing Optician, Colin Lee Opticians

“Optrafair is a place to meet and talk to all sectors of the Optical profession. It gives the visitor an insight into what the market has to offer in all aspects of eyecare from the sight test, the supply of spectacles or contact lenses, low vision aids, vitamin supplements or even referrals to your GP or hospital”

Lisa Gunning, Do Clo, Sproston & Bowden

“Ideal place to look at various new equipment under one roof. Friendly, relaxed atmosphere with helpful advice at hand”

Vivienne Starr, Dispensing and Contact Lens Optician, V.C. Starr Opticians

“This very well organised event is easy to access and provides attendees with a wealth of information on one trip. There is always something to suit all in the optical business, whether it be purchasing, or education. Purely attending for new ideas is definitely enough of an excuse to attend”

Simone Mason, Dispensing Optician, Perspective Opticians

“Optrafair is the only fair you need to visit in 2018. All the CET you need, industry favourites, lots of new products to see, and the opportunity to network and become more passionate about your career and our industry”