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2021
June 8, 2021 MIDO SETS FEBRUARY 2022 DATE FOR IN-PERSON EDITION The Digital Edition has closed but B2B trading on the platform continues.
The three days on line yielded impressive numbers, with almost 50,000 interactions on the business platform, 438 display pages and over than 5,700 registered users.
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June 6, 2021 Second day of MIDO 2021 | DIGITAL EDITION Bottura, Novembre, Watson: three stars dialog with Eusebi and Graziottin, Hoet, Lindberg, Lo Faro, Morel, Moscot, Saskia and Hans Stepper. Download
June 5, 2021 Watson “illuminates” the opening of MIDO 2021 | DIGITAL EDITION More than 400 brands in an extraordinary edition of the global eyewear event. Download
June 4, 2021 MIDO 2021 | DIGITAL EDITION opens tomorrow From 5 to 7 June, a calendar of events and a new format for the market. Download
May 19, 2021 MIDO 2021 | DIGITAL EDITION kicks off A new concept, available worldwide. Download
March 22, 2021 MIDO 2021 – 2022 The event, scheduled from 5 to 7 June 2021, goes digital. In-person edition moved forward to February 2022. Download
January 28, 2021 MIDO 2021: VISITOR REGISTRATION IS OPEN Starting from January 28th, on www.mido.com it is possible to register for the forthcoming edition of the show. Download
2020
October 12, 2020 MIDO 2021 SET FOR JUNE TO ENSURE PEAK INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES Download
April 2, 2020 MIDO 2021 NEW MIDO DATES, FEBRUARY 6-8 2021, INCLUDE CELEBRATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL EYEWEAR SHOW’S 50th ANNIVERSARY Download
February 26, 2020 MIDO 2020 NEW DATES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 50th EDITION JULY 5 TO THE 7, RHO FIERA MILANO Download
February 22, 2020 CORONAVIRUS MIDO’S 50th EDITION HAS BEEN POSTPONED Download
February 21, 2020 CORONAVIRUS Visitors: Italian Ministry of Health has signed and issued a new press release.  Download
February 21, 2020 CORONAVIRUS Exhibitors: Italian Ministry of Health has signed and issued a new press release.  Download
February 14, 2020 CORONAVIRUS We confirm that the fiftieth edition of MIDO will take place regularly, in compliance with the health regulations in force and by putting additional preventative measures in place.  Download
February 3, 2020 CORONAVIRUS As things stand today, we confirm that the 50th edition of MIDO will take place as scheduled, in compliance with current health regulations. A digital platform will be available for those exhibitors and visitors unable to participate.  Download
January 30, 2020 CORONAVIRUS The exhibition will strictly abide by the recommendations provided by the World Health Organization and the Italian Ministry of Health in compliance with current regulations.  Download
2019
February 26, 2019 IF RECORDS ARE MADE TO BE BROKEN... MIDO DOES IT WITH EASE, CONFIRMING ITS GLOBAL LEADERSHIP The 2019 edition of MIDO Eyewear Show closes.  Download
February 22, 2019 MIDO'S 49TH EDITION OPENS: THE FUTURE OF EYEWEAR IS HERE Record-setting number of exhibitors for the international eyewear show - focus on continuity pays its dividends.  Download
2018
November 28, 2018 MIDO REVS ITS ENGINES The 49th edition of the leading international eyewear industry event is less than 3 months away.  Download
February 27, 2018 48TH MIDO BREAKS ALL ITS OWN RECORDS The 2018 edition closes with a 4.9% increase.  Download
January 17, 2018 MIDO 2018 will be another wonder Key word: "innovation”. The world's most important professional event dedicated to eyewear will present the new entries of this continuously‐evolving sector. Download
2017
February 28, 2017 A TRULY INCREDIBLE MIDO: ON AN UP TREND IN 2017, TOO Appointment for 24 ‐26 February 2018 Download
February 24, 2017 MIDO: a wonder for the eyes World’s leading eyewear event opens tomorrow Download
January 2017 MIDO PRESENTS “THE GLASSES HYPE - ADVERTISING & EYEWEAR” A journey through the history of eyewear and lenses with advertising from the early 1900s to the present day Download
September 6, 2016 MIDO Milan Eyewear Show 2017 #livethewonder Download
2016
March 1st, 2016 MIDO 2016 IS “MORE!” More sections, more exhibitors, more visitors. Mido returns from February 25 to 27, 2017. Download
February 26, 2016 Keep your eyes wide open for MIDO. The record-setting fair outdoes itself. Download
2015
March 3, 2015 2015: record-breaking Mido. Record number of visitors at the eyewear industry’s leading international exhibition: 49,000 visitors during the 3-day event, + 8.7% over 2014. Download
February 28, 2015 MIDO 2015 AN AWESOME EVOLUTION. All-new look in a mix of creativity and efficiency for the world’s No.1 eyewear event. Download
2014
March 4, 2014 MIDO 2014. It remains the No.1 international showcase in the eyewear industry: more exhibitors, 5% more visitors, more business. Download
February 27, 2014 MIDO 2014 LOOKS AHEAD. World’s No.1 eyewear exhibition ready to go. Download
2013
March 5, 2013 MIDO 2013, ENCOURAGING VISITOR NUMBERS AND BUSINESS RESULTS. Approx. 43,000 people visited the 43rd exhibition: a 3% increase in high- profile, very business-focused visitors 3% increase in exhibiting companies, with many debuts and noteworthy comebacks. Download
February 28, 2013 MIDO -THE 43rd INTERNATIONAL OPTICS, OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY EXHIBITION– IS READY TO OPEN. A date with the world of eyewear in the pavilions of fieramilano Rho-Pero. Download
2012
March 14, 2012 MIDO 2012 RESULTS WELL BEYOND ALL EXPECTATIONS. About 42,000 visitors, 56% from other countries, 44% Italian Excellent turnout on Sunday and Monday, quieter on Tuesday. Download
March 8, 2012 MIDO 2012 THE LEADING GLOBAL EYEWEAR TRADE SHOW PREPARES TO OPEN ITS DOORS. Mido reaffirms its role as a one-of-a-kind opportunity for communication and business and a must-see for companies as well as an opportunity for opticians, eye specialists and buyers from across the globe to network, learn and source products. Download
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