1. Health protocol
There is no capacity limit on SILMO Paris.
A health pass will be required.
The following evidence constitutes the health pass: a certificate of vaccination or a negative test less than 72 hours old (RT-PCR or antigenic or a self-test under the supervision of a health professional) or a certificate of recovery from Covid-19.
This health pass takes the form of a QR code to be presented in digital or paper format.
Wearing a mask remains mandatory for everyone.
By clicking on this link, you will find all the testing centers around the venue:
Pharmacie du voyage
Tel: +33(0)1 48 16 58 58
Tel: +33(0)1 74 25 63 00
Pharmacie de La Haie Bertrand
27 rue Henri Barbusse
Tel: +33 (0)1 43 85 37 50
LBM SELAS BIO PATH SITE VILLEPINTE
(no rdv from 09am to 2pm Monday to Friday)
14 place de la Gare
01 49 63 44 44
2. The essential
The event will be held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Convention Center in the halls 5 & 6.
The address of the convention center is : ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Villepinte.
The SILMO 2021 will be held from Friday 24 to Monday 27 September 2021.
The SILMO is open from Friday to Monday from 9am to 6:30pm.
3. 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.
If you wish to register as an exhibitor, you can register on the exhibitor's registration platform.
If you wish to register as a visitor, create an account by clicking on "visitor area" on the home page of the SILMO website and follow the instructions.
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 in hall 5.
5. Useful info
Yes, parking will be available. For more information click on the following adress : https://en.silmoparis.com/Visitors/Useful-info/Organize-your-visit/Coming-by-car
Yes, shuttles will be available. For more information please click on the following adress : https://en.silmoparis.com/Visitors/Useful-info/Organize-your-visit/Coming-by-shuttle
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 2021 map will be available soon. For the moment, you can consult the website of the SILMO 2019 at the following address: https://www.silmoparis.com/Visiteurs/Plan-du-SILMO
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 in halls 5 and 6.
Moreover, a food truck village is proposed to you at the intersection of halls 5 and 6.
Yes there is a Cloakroom on the exhibition.
Cloakroom's price list:
- Clothing : 2€
- Suitcase cabin : 3€
- Suitcase : 4€
All information concerning the sanitary protocol for visitors to the SILMO can be found at the following address: https://en.silmoparis.com/Visitors/Useful-info/Health-protocol-to-visit-our-exhibition.
The sanitary protocol for exhibitors can be found at the following address : https://en.silmoparis.com/Visitors/Useful-info/Health-protocol-for-the-exhibitors.
You can find the complete list of exhibitors at the following address: https://www.silmoparis.com/Catalogue
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 at the following address: https://www.silmoparis.com/Catalogue
Here is the list of events and animations that will take place during the exhibtion:
- SILMO Talks
- Social impact workshop
- Silmo d'or
- Trends forum
- The Best Craftsmen of France
- French savoir-faire of eyewear manufacturers
- Water bar
For more information on these events, please visit the To discover in 2021 page.
All information about the conferences can be found in the To discover in 2021 page.