Benefits of Attending

Why Attend?

Content Designed for Executives

The Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar takes place on the Monday between SPIE BiOS and SPIE Photonics West (February 2-7, 2019). This is prime time for leading lasers and photonics executives to find out about the current state of the market, the challenges of trade and tariffs in China, and emerging technologies from experts in their fields prior to the opening of one of the industry's largest events. The Seminar offers content that cannot be found anywhere else and gives executives the opportunity to network with their peers while gaining indespensible information for their businesses.


Networking Opportunities

Connect with industry executives

The Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar offers multiple networking opportunities throughout the day, including a continental breakfast, breaks, sit-down lunch, and cocktail reception immediately following the event. Executives are afforded the opportunity to re-connect with colleagues, make new connections, and discuss the day's topics with fellow respected professionals. 

2018 Agenda

2019 Agenda

Novanta and TRUMPF Keynote 2019

More than ever the focus is on what you need to know as a market leader: global market data, corporate valuations, and business trends in photonics, industrial lasers and optics, and opportunities in biophotonics. Checkout the agenda and be sure to save time to meet with colleagues during our networking opportunities.


Sponsorship Packages

Sponsorships Available for 2019

Sponsorship of this annual seminar is one of the most effective ways to align your company with critical content covering emerging technologies and market trends. Executives from around the world attend the Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar for timely information to keep them at the forefront of the industry. Ensure your company is top-of-mind with these high-level professionals through multi-channel marketing opportunities before, during, and after the event. Go to the Sponsors page and take a look at the many packages available or contact our sales team for more information.

2017 in Review

2018 in Review

Highlights from the Previous Year

2018 featured an incredible lineup of panelists and speakers. Allen Nogee of Strategies Unlimited gave an in-depth presentation on the current state of the market, followed by questions from the audience and discussion with Laser Focus World's editor at large, Conard Holton. Other executive presentations and discussions included Scott Keeny, president and CEO of nLight; Chuck Mattera PhD, II-VI; Bo Gu PhD, Bos Photonics; and Praveen Arany DDS, PhD from University at Buffalo. Response was overwhlemingly positive and attendees agreed the content featured was timely and vital for business success in 2018 and beyond.

Call for abstracts

2018 Worldwide Laser Market Review & Forecast Report

$1,000 Discount for 2018 Attendees

Attendees from the 2018 Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar will receive a $1,000 discount off the full Worldwide Laser Market Review & Forecast report. Learn more about what is driving industry growth through analysis of different laser applications, forecasts for units, ASP, and revenues by laser type/application through 2023, in addition to gleening insights into what is shaping today’s laser industry and what can be expected from the laser industry in the future.

"By attending the Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar annually I get exposed to all the major issues in the laser business"