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As a Media or Event Partner, we would invite you to join us in cross-promotion, gaining you maximum exposure across our extensive platforms and benefit from a number of promotional activities. To find out more about becoming a Media Partner, contact the Marketing Team.

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FTTH Conference 2023
18-20 April 2023
Madrid, Spain


The FTTH Conference 2023 is the world’s largest fibre summit. The next edition is planned for 18-20 April in Madrid, Spain.

Targeting 3000-4000 participants and 700+ senior executives from 1.000+ companies and over 100 countries, the FTTH Conference is unique in bringing together ‘C’ level representatives, investors, technical and regulatory experts to discuss and debate all aspects of FTTH, 5G and other fibre related and enabled technologies and services and the benefit they bring to society.

With up to 28 expert workshops, 18 conference panel sessions and keynote speeches presented by over 100 leading ‘C’ level and expert speakers, plus two day exhibition with leading fibre technology vendors, the FTTH Conference 2023 will provide the participants with an unrivalled experience.

The FTTH Conference will meet physically in Madrid on 18-20 April 2023. This will be the opportunity to meet hundreds of delegates and 100+ exhibitors and partners, showcasing the latest fibre, FTTH products & solutions and introducing the latest industry trends.

Save 20% with Optical Connections and use code 23FTOPC 

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20% discount on the standard ticket price (both for 3-day and 1-day passes). The discount code also applies for the early bird rate, which is valid until 31/01/2023.

DataCentre World
8-9 March 2023
ExCeL, London

Experience the biggest gathering of data centre professionals and end-users at Data Centre World.

Join thousands of C-Level leaders and data centre innovators working towards a shared goal to empower a more sustainable, secure, and successful digital future. You will be in great company, as 54% of attendees are C-Suite and key decision-makers.

Carve out strategies and discover solutions on the buzzing exhibition floor featuring ABB, Anord Mardix, Mitsubishi Electric, Riello UPS, Schneider Electric, VID Fire-Kill, and more.

Get your free ticket to the event that powers the digital economy on 8-9 March 2023 at ExCeL London.


Submarine Networks
31 May – 1 June 2023
London, UK

Organised by Total Telecom, Submarine Networks EMEA is the leading annual subsea connectivity event in the region. In 2023, the event will bring together 800 senior leaders from the global subsea market for two jam-packed days. In addition to offering plenty of networking opportunities, attendees will be able to enjoy thought leading panels, technical presentations, workshops and cable project and connectivity hub updates”.

CIOE 2023
6-8 September 2023
Shenzen, China

CIOE 2023 will continue present the entire optoelectronics industry chain to the world on September 6-8, 2023 at Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center, expecting 3,000 exhibitors and 100,000 professionals to gather under one roof, network with industry peers, explore business opportunities and exchange insights on the future trends. It’s the leading sourcing platform for optical communication materials, chips, components, modules, optical fiber, transmission equipment, data center, testing instrument, semiconductor materials and equipment, etc. It will be your best access to China’s ICT market. More than this, check all out on

Connected Britain
20-21 September 2023
ExCeL, London

Connected Britain is the UK’s most important connectivity event, bringing together the leaders driving Britain’s digital economy.

The UK’s connectivity market has never been more exciting. Investment in communications infrastructure is at an all-time high. The market is more competitive than ever. Technology innovation is taking place at a rapid pace. Exciting new partnerships are constantly being developed.

What does the UK’s connected future look like? What are the opportunities for businesses, communities and individuals across the UK? Find out at Connected Britain 2023 – the UK’s most exciting digital economy event.”

ECOC Conference and Exhibition 2023
1-5 October 2023
SEC Glasgow, Scotland, UK

49th European Conference on #Optical #Communications

The ECOC Exhibition is the largest optical communications exhibition in Europe, held each September in a different European city, the event is the key meeting place for decision makers from across the fibre optic communications technology industry.

Now running for over 25 years, the exhibition attracts over 6,000 decision makers from all around the world – bringing together manufacturers, suppliers and service providers to networking, gain insights on the latest developments, new products and trends in the industry.

Alongside over 300 international exhibitors, the exhibition is full with interactive features and seminars.  The extremely popular Market Focus theatre includes thought provoking presentations from some of the most innovative and forward-thinking companies working in optics today discussing the key issues facing the market and Product Focus theatre covering the latest innovative products, live demonstrations and technology announcements.

Registration is open, sign up for your free exhibition pass here:

DTX Europe 2023
4-5 October 2023,

London, UK

DTX brings together creative minds, technical experts and the latest tools needed to drive change and generate value across today’s organisations.

“Your Home of Digital Transformation”

Covering cloud, networks and infrastructure; data, analytics and AI; software engineering and DevOps; and cyber security, the event showcases the technology, solutions and strategies essential to advance digital projects and achieve sustainable success at scale.

Co-located with Unified Communications EXPO (UCX) – the leading event for workplace and customer collaboration – the two shows offer attendees access to the UK’s largest independent technology event, featuring world leading brands, technology solutions and inspiring speakers. Over 2 days, industry leaders from E.ON, Natwest, M&S, Gousto and Linklaters will take to the stage. Expect case studies, panels, workshops and roundtables on how to:

  • Optimise your IT tool stack and reduce tech debt
  • Change the narrative from tech-driven to product-driven to unlock real value
  • Cut through the AI noise and understand what applications make sense for your business
  • Upgrade data architectures and enable real time intelligence across all functions
  • Ensure your modern workplace toolset is intuitive, connected and utilised to full advantage
  • Architect your way to a future state of the art infrastructure and next-gen engineering strategy
  • Build a secure ecosystem that is responsive to the real threats against your operations
  • Streamline IT operations and service management for improved quality and reliability

This event is designed for everyone, from senior leaders and function heads to architects, engineers, developers and data scientists. Whether you’re exploring new solutions to execute your organisation’s digital strategy, working on a plan to battle the next big cyber attack or just curious about the new technologies that are changing the game, we guarantee this time spent away from your desk is not wasted!

If you’re ready to take a front-row seat and join fellow game-changers, rule-breakers, and tech pioneers, sign up today, and since you can’t build a world class strategy solo, be sure to invite your colleagues.

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Connected Germany
Munich, Germany
5-6 December 2023

With over 1,500 delegates and 150 speakers, Connected Germany will provide a forum where leading experts, decision makers, equipment suppliers, investors, companies, and others can exchange thoughts, discover perspectives and form partnerships. At Connected Germany 2023 we will forge the connections to build a better-connected Germany.”

Thank you to our 2023 Media Partners