ECOC 2022: Registration now open

Created May 25, 2022
News and Business

From 19-21 September 2022, the Swiss city of Basel will host technologists, thought leaders and decision makers, as part of Europe’s largest exhibition for the optical communications industry. Exhibitor booths, face-to-face networking, live ‘Market Focus’ presentations, product demonstrations and an award ceremony will attract thousands of attendees and exhibitors to the city.

“With the continent on the cusp of a next-gen networking boom, ECOC Exhibition is the meeting place and showcase for the latest developments in the optical connectivity industry”, said Emma Harvey, Commercial Director, ECOC.

Call for speakers

ECOC Exhibition’s Market Focus, which attracts speakers from across the world, is now open for entries and focuses on five key themes. Topics include fibre access (5G) and next generation 6G/7G systems, intersatellite communication, high speed PON and FTTX solutions, and advanced fibre-based connectors, interfaces and panels. Call for speakers closes Monday 13th June.

ECOC Expo Industry Awards

Also open for entries are the ECOC Exhibition Industry Awards. Celebrating and recognising technology and product commercialisation and highlighting significant achievements in advancing the business of optical communications, transport, networking, fibre-based products and photonic integration circuits, the awards are open for entries until Monday 13th June.

Previous winners include Ciena, Lightwave Logic, Huawei, and II-VI. Nominations are judged by an independent Awards Committee and the winners announced during the exhibition. For more information and to enter and for more information, visit:

Product Focus

The Product Focus Theatre is run in conjunction with Market Focus and features presentations covering the latest innovative products, live demonstrations and technology announcements.

“With billions pumped into fibre rollout plans and investment pledges at an all-time high, the fibre optic industry is leading the charge for continent-wide gigabit connectivity. For those who want their voices heard by the industry – and the advancements of their companies and institutions that are ushering in a new era of optical technology known – ECOC Exhibition offers a platform to amplify their voices and meet with partners, customers and new faces in the industry,” said Emma Harvey.

Register Now!

Visitor registration is open for the event. Visit register for more information.


This article was written
by Peter Dykes

Peter Dykes is a independent telecoms and technology journalist who has over that last 30 years written for a wide range of B2B publications and companies. A former BT engineer, he specialises in networks and associated support systems. He is currently Editor of Optical Connections.