Light Makes the World Splendid!

The 14th Optics Valley of China International Optoelectronic Exposition and Forum 2017

Exhibition Categories:

  • Optical Communication
  • Laser Application Instrument
  • Fiber & Fiber Cable
  • 3D Printing
  • Laser, Optics Sources
  • Machine vision
  • Big data Application
  • Smart City
  • Internet of Things (IoT)

Exhibition Overview


The Optics Valley of China International Optoelectronic Exposition and Forum (OVC EXPO) is a celebration in the biggest optoelectronic industrial base of China. It is jointly hosting by nine ministries and commissions of the state and the Hubei Province People’s Government. Since the first exhibition in 2002, 120 forums were held and the OVC EXPO has attracted more than 4,500 famous enterprises exhibitors and 35,000 professional visitors from over 30 countries and regions.

The 14th Optics Valley of China International Optoelectronic Exposition and Forum will be held on November 1 - 3, 2017 at Optics Valley Science and Technology Exposition Center.

The show will take place under the new theme “Light Links the World, Wisdom Leads Future”. It contains Optical Communication, Big Data Application, Laser and Optics, 3D Printing, Machine Vision, Smart City, etc., all of which inside the exhibiting area of around 40,000 square meters. What’s more, over 500 optoelectronic enterprises from domestic and overseas areas will participate in this exhibition. It will accommodate over 35,000 professional visitors for visiting and purchasing. In addition, about 3,800 experts will attend the 11 forums that will held at the same time.

Light Links the World, to Broaden Our Future

Based on all the achievements created by OVC EXPO these years, and faced to the growing development of cutting edge technologies, laser safety, optical material and the new general information industry which covers the Internet of Things (IOT), Mobile Internet, Intelligent Manufacturing etc., OVC EXPO has established the deep integration of “Optoelectronic Technology” and “IOT Information Industry” as the main objective. Therefore this will open up a new concept, which makes this exhibition possesses distinctive characteristics of information industry. The innovation of OVC EXPO, shows great difference from the other exhibitors in domestic and overseas areas. Besides, it has widely recognized by the top scholars, enterprise leaders and industrial officers, and created a good future for global optoelectronic enterprises.

Conferences List 2017

  1. Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition 2017
  2. International Photonics and OptoElectronics Meetings 2017
  3. International Conference on Photonics and Imaging in Biology and Medicine 2017
  4. The 11th International Laser Summit of Optics Valley of China
  5. Laser Focus Con 2017
  6. Workshop: Industry 4.0 and Made in China 2025
  7. The 15th Optics Valley of China Intellectual Property International Forum
  8. The Summit Forum of Smart City and Smart Home Under "Internet+"



Organizing Committee:
Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the P.R. CHINA
Ministry of Science and Technology of the P.R. CHINA
State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R. CHINA
Chinese Academy of Sciences
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade
People's Government of Hubei Province

Executive Committee:
Wuhan Municipal People's Government
Torch High Technology Industry Development Center
Hubei Economy and Information Technology Commission
Hubei Province Science & Technology Department
Hubei Development and Reform Commission
Province Department of Education
Hubei Province Commercial Department
Department of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of Hubei Province
Hubei Intellectual Property Bureau
Hubei Provincial Bureau of Surveying and Mapping
Hubei Provincial Bureau of Communication
Hubei Provincial Bureau of Broadcasting and TV
Wuhan Branch Institute of Chinese Academy of Science
Hubei Branch Institute of Trade Promotion Committee of China
East Lake International Innovative Demonstration Zone
Application and Promotion Center of Digital Family Industry
Wuhan Industrialization Base of National Geo-spatial Information 

Supporting Partner:
China Computer Industry Association
China Semiconductor Industry Association
China Satellite Navigation and Positioning Association
China Logistics and Purchasing Association
China Audio Industry Association China Guanghua Technology Foundation
ASIC Committee of China Institute of Communications
Optoelectronic Devices Branch of China Photonics and Optoelectronics Industry Association
Wuhan National Laboratory of Optoelectronics
Hubei Provincial Association of Digital Family Industry Promotion
Hubei (Wuhan) Laser Institute
China Optic Valley Laser Association of Wuhan
Geo-spatial Information Association of China Optical Valley
Beijing Smart World Audio and Video Technology Co., Ltd
CCID Consulting Co., Ltd
Hubei Science and Technology Exchange Center
International Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Institute
Russia Laser Association
Government of Aquitaine Region of France
French Consulate General in Wuhan
Laser High-tech Zone of Government of Aquitaine Region of France
American International Society of Optical Engineering
Optical Society of America
Silicon Valley Chinese Engineer Association
German Industry and Commerce Association
European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC)

Event Execution:
Wuhan Sungoal Exhibition Co., Ltd. 

Optics Valley of China

Optics Valley of China is also known as “East Lake High-tech Development Zone” and “Wuhan East Lake National Independent Innovation Demonstration Area.”



Located in the east south of Wuhan, to the south of Ezhou and to the north of Jiangxia District, the Wuhan Hongshan District is to its west and has a common boundary with Wuchang District and East Lake Scenic Area in the north. Numerous lakes such as East Lake, South Lake and TangxunLake intersperse this area. Many mounts and hills, big and small, like Lojia Mountain, Nanwang Mount, Yujia Mountain, Ma’ an Mountain, Fuhu Mountain and Lion Mountain, are embedded into it. It is a place with beautiful scenery and good environment attracting lots of talents gather here.

Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone was founded in October of 1988 and was approved to be the first National High-tech Industrial Development Zone by the State Council in March of 1991. In the year 2001, it was approved by the State as a state-level Optoelectronic industry base (Wuhan • Optics Valley of China), and admitted as a national innovation model zone by the state council. In 2011, it was designated as New Technology Development Zone for Optical Technology.  

The 4th digital family technology innovation and industrial application annual meeting

The 12th “Wuhan. Optic Valley of China”international intellectual property protection forum

The 4th international laser technology and industrialization forum, The 8th China-Russia laser technology industry forum, National Laser processing innovation strategic alliance industrial development forum

2014 China Cloud computing industrial development and big data application summit forum

2014  Addictive Manufacturing technology (3D) international forum of Wuhan, China

The 3rd optoelectronic industrial international cooperation forum and optoelectronic technology applications fair of Wuhan, China

The 3rd  mobile internet industry forum of Wuhan, China.

International technology transfer and entrepreneurship forum

The 2nd high-power LED light key technology and technology application forum of 2014.

Travel & Stay
Wuhan is a major city in a central position and possesses all the bus, rail, road and air connections you would expect.
Travel by Air
Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (WUH) has flights from all major domestic airports (including Hong Kong and Taipei). International flights operate from Seoul, Paris, Tokyo, Singapore and San Francisco.


  Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (WUH)
                                  Hankou Airport Express Way
                                  Wuhan, Hubei China


Transportation from Airport
*We encourage you to contact the hotel you booked for availability on shuttle transportation to and from the Airport.
Shuttles: Shuttle bus service is available at the airport. Passengers are encouraged to contact the Information Center first for more information. The bus operates at 9:00 am. Bus departs every half hour. Usually costs ¥17 CNY to Hankou; ¥32 CNY to Wuchang. 
Taxis: Taxis can be founded outside the Terminal 1 & 2. Staring rates is ¥10 CNY. (There will be ¥15 CNY charge at Toll Station).
Travel by Train
Wuhan is a major railway hub, connected by direct trains with most major cities. 
There are daytime high-speed trains (D and G series), which connect Wuhan with Beijing (via Zhengzhou and Shijiazhuang), Xi'an, Shanghai (via Hefei and Nanjing), Guangzhou (via Changsha), Nanchang and Yichang. It takes 4.25–6.15 hours to Shanghai. 4.5 hours to Beijing. 4.6–5.2 hours to Xi'an and 3.7–4.5 hours to Guangzhou.

Overnight express trains (Z series trains) take one from Beijing, Shanghai, and Hangzhou in 9-12 hours. There are also frequent train connections from Guangzhou that take about 12 hours and a less frequent trains from Shenzhen.


Get Around
By Bus
The bus fare is fairly cheap in Wuhan (usually ¥2 CNY per journey). It’s very convenient, and has access to every parts of the city. However, it works best if you have a local to guide you. 
By Subway
Subway is the fastest way to get from one place to another in Wuhan. Wuhan Metro network now consists of 10 lines. Line 1 (Skytrain) serves Hankou district mostly adjacent to the river. Line 2 extends from popular shopping hub Optics Valley Square across the Yangtse River, crossing line 1 and stops at Hankou Railway Station. Line 4, connects Wuchang district and Hanyang district, crossing the Yangtse River, and crosses line 2. The Subway operates from 6:30 am to 22:30 pm. A single journey can cost anywhere from ¥2 - ¥5 CNY. Announcements are made in both Mandarin and English.


About Wuhan

Wuhan is the capital city of Hubei Province, People’s Republic of China. Wuhan is known as “the nine provinces leading thoroughfare,” because of its major transportation hub, with dozens of railways, roads and expressways passing through the city. Wuhan was sometimes referred to as the "Chicago of China.
The metropolitan area comprises three parts – Wuchang, Hankou and Hanyang. Wuhan is divided by the Yangtze, the city is known as the 'Three Towns of Wuhan' with Hankou and Hanyang on the west bank, and Wuchang on the east.
Tourist Sites 

Wuhan is the place to find both history and natural wonders. Hubei Provincial Museum and Yellow Crane Tower are two places to appreciate ancient Chinese history and culture. In the museum, chimes excavated from tombs reveal the incredible achievements of ancient people in music, acoustics and metallurgy. The classic poems and inscriptions on the tower, (although unrecognizable to most Westerners) can inspire your spirit as you pretend to be a poet with a bird's-eye view of the river from the tower window. In addition, the famous Villa of Chairman Mao Zedong on the scenic bank of East Lake, Wuchang, is an ideal place for Westerns to learn more about him.
Chu River Han Street (Chuhe Hanjie) a popular shopping district located in Wuchang with many tourist attractions, including Han Show Theater, Madame Tussauds and Wanda Movie Culture Park. Most easily accessible via metro line 4, Chuhe Hanjie station). It is a must see destination of newly developed shopping street of gift shops, dance and show clubs, cafés, Karaokes, and various restaurants with all kinds of cuisines, Chinese, Japanese, French, American, etc. There are many interesting sculptures and architectural details, blending modern designs with old world European and Chinese styles. Includes an architecturally impressive newly finished Wanda Mall and several Wanda Hotels.