Your most frequently asked questions
1. The essential
The event will be held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Convention Center.
The address of the convention center is : ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Villepinte.
The SILMO 2022 will be held from September 29th to October 2nd 2023.
The SILMO is open from Friday to Monday from 9am to 6:30pm.
2. Prices & Badges
(The SILMO is a trade fair reserved for professionals)
The SILMO's price list :
- Visitors : 30€.
- Opticians and buyers : free
- School, students, teachers : free (with promotion code)
If you are an optician or a buyer, you don't need an invitation because your badge is free. The other visitors can be invited by the exhibitors.
Communicate your code during the last step of your pre-registration on the dedicated platform to get your badge.
Yes, your badge gives you access to the SILMO during the 4 days of the trade fair.
You can ask for one when you register. If you already have your badge, go back to your personal visitors' area, click on the colleague tab and then additional badge. Finally add your colleague's information in order to obtain or send him his badge.
Your login is the e-mail address you gave when you registered.
If you had loosed your password, you just need to enter your login on the exhibitor's area and click on "forgot password?". A request to reset your password will be automatically sent to you by e-mail.
You can get a free entrance only if you are an optician or a buyer. In this case, please indicate it when entering your personal information in your visitor account and you will get a free badge.
To get your visa, you must complete your file by providing an official invitation letter from the French embassy or consulate in your country of residence. To help you to get this letter, SILMO provides you a form, available directly from the exhibitor area or the visitor area.
- If you are a visitor: when you request your visitor badge online, fill in the dedicated form which will allow you to receive your official invitation letter.
- If you are an exhibitor: go to your exhibitor area, heading Dashboard > Visa request, and fill in the dedicated form.
A service and rest area called "Club International" is reserved for you.
4. Useful info
Yes, parking will be available. For more information : https://en.silmoparis.com/Visit/Useful-info/Organize-your-visit/Modes-de-transport/Coming-by-car
Our partners propose you several hotels and apartments at preferential rates that you can find at the following address: https://silmo.bnetwork.com/Index.aspx
The SIlmo 2022 map will be available soon. You can find it here : https://en.silmoparis.com/Visit/Useful-info/SILMO-floor-plan
In addition, a printed map will be available in the visitor's guide with free access at the various trade fair entrances.
Several restaurants and sandwich shops are at your disposal on the SILMO.
More information is coming soon.
Yes there is a Cloakroom on the exhibition.
Cloakroom's price list:
- Clothing : 2€
- Suitcase cabin : 3€
- Suitcase : 4€
You can find the complete list of exhibitors here : Exhibitors list
In 2019, more than 1,000 exhibitors from 42 countries took part in SILMO.
For this year, you can find the complete list of exhibitors taking part in the SILMO here : Exhibitors list
The exhibitors' list can be found in the visitor's guide available at the exhibition. You will also access to it at the following address : https://www.cxmp.com/en/silmo-paris-2022-exhibitor-list
Here is the list of events and animations that will take place during the exhibtion:
- SILMO Talks
- Silmo d'or
- Trends forum
- The Best Craftsmen of France
- French know-how of eyewear manufacturers
The conference program will be available soon.
You can find the program in the trade fair brochure which will be distributed at the different entrances of the exhibition.
The digital version of the program will soon be available on our website.