Industry Events



Data Centre World
London, UK
15-16 March 2017

Whatever level of data centre you run, there’s one way you will be able to run it better and that’s to be at Data Centre World 2017. Join us this 15-16 March in London for the largest and most influential gathering of Data Centre expertise in the world: 2 days of invaluable knowledge sharing, education and business, completely FREE of charge.

This year’s instalment will deliver a blockbuster line-up of 600 world-class exhibitors, thousands of hours of free content from hundreds of leading industry speakers and unrivalled peer networking opportunities.

Building on the success of 2016, which saw 18,515 attendees flood the ExCeL Centre for Data Centre World and the co-located Cloud Expo Europe, Cloud Security Expo, Smart IoT London. In addition Big Data World is being added to the event stack, which now boasts five industry leading events in one location. Register for your FREE ticket now:



21-23 March 2017

OFC is the largest global conference and exhibition for optical communications and networking professionals. For over 40 years, The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) has drawn attendees from all corners of the globe to meet and greet, teach and learn, make connections and move business forward.
OFC attracts the biggest names in the field, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides insights and inspiration on the major trends and technology advances affecting the industry. From technical presentations to the latest market trends and predictions, OFC is a one-stop-shop.



Gigabit Access
4-5 April 2017
Hotel Le Plaza

At Gigabit Access 2017, you’ll hear from industry leaders from the biggest operators on the work they are doing to optimise their access strategies as we move towards gigabit networks. We’ll also be exploring the next wave of access technologies, from XG-PON to XG-FAST, and DOCSIS 3.x to xDSL, as well as looking at the role of 5G in future access architectures and the bandwidth demands of the next generation of services.

The conference will give you excellent networking opportunities with the key decision makers and influencers who are leading the charge for enhanced access networks.


26-27April 2017
Manchester Central

IP EXPO Manchester incorporates six IT events under one roof – Cloud, Cyber Security, Networks & Infrastructure, AI, Analytics & IOT, DevOps, Open Source. This year’s event will be the most comprehensive business-enhancing experience for those across the IT industry, including IT managers, CTOs, CDOs, network and storage engineers, CISOs, data analysts, developers and communications specialists.




30 May- 1 June 2017
Cologne, Germany

ANGA COM 2017 will take place in Cologne (Germany) from 30 May to 1 June 2017. The Exhibition and Congress for Broadband, Cable & Satellite has been Europe’s leading business platform for broadband operators and content providers for more than 15 years. In 2016, the event attracted 450 exhibitors and 18,000 business visitors from 76 countries. With a 52 percent share of international visitors ANGA COM provides a broadband and audiovisual media focused market place for network operators, vendors and content providers all over Europe. For more information please go to


Next Generation Optical Networking
Acropolis, Nice, France
20-22 June 2017 


CIOE 2017
Shenzen, China
6-9 September 2017

Optical Communication Exhibition which is annually held in September 6~9 at Shenzhen China is a must-attend event for all professionals in the optical communications industry, including optical fiber & cable, optical active & passive components, optical communications system, testing equipment, broadcasting and security products. The event is regarded as the annual gathering where the industry players could meet their partners, suppliers and customers under one roof and also as the ideal platform to get to know China’s optical communications market. Leading companies like JDSU, Mitsubishi Electric, O-Net, NTT-AT, Senko, Admant, SCHOTT, Sumitomo Electric, FiberHome, Acclink, WXZTE, & Hisense are expected to display their latest optical communication products and technologies.

ECOC Exhibition 2017
Gothenburg, Sweden
18-20 September 2016

The ECOC Exhibition is Europe’s largest exhibition in the fibre optic communication technology industry and this year, will once again showcase the latest products and services as well as providing an unrivalled opportunity to meet and network with key suppliers and industry leaders. With over 5,200 visitors attending in 2016, you can meet, network and gain knowledge with colleagues and peers from across the fibre optic community. 313 specialist suppliers will be showcasing their latest product developments, services and solutions, making the exhibition the place to get the information you need.

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