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The countdown of the 9th edition of DaTE begins.

September 2 2021
Yhe countdown of the 9th edition of DaTE begins.
The countdown has begun for the 9th edition of DaTE, the international exhibition dedicated to avant-garde eyewear, which will open at the Leopolda in Firenze on Saturday September 11 and will continue until Monday September 13.

A special edition that will take place in complete safety, following the regulations dictated by the Italian government for fairs and events. A great and further effort by the organizers in order to offer a unique event every year, maintaining its exceptional content as a leading appointment in avant-garde eyewear.

Access to the event for all participants (over the age of 12) will therefore be possible by presenting the full covid vaccination certificate (Green Pass), or with one of the requirements specified below:
  • certificate of vaccination (even of the first dose only, after 14 days from the shot)
  • rapid molecular or antigen test with negative result within the previous 48 hours
  • certificate of recovery from Covid-19 infection within the previous 6 months

"DaTE represents an important moment for the eyewear sector: 2021 was not the year that everyone was hoping for, but we have never lost sight of the goal of our mission, to build an unmissable and original event, true fulcrum of the ferment and vivacity of avant-garde eyewear, an appointment that has grown year after year - comments Giovanni Vitaloni, President of DaTE. And for the ninth edition, now just around the corner, the team has worked constantly to make it unique and accessible in complete safety, applying the regulations and dedicating great attention and sensitivity to every detail in order to protect all those who will participate. A commitment which we firmly believe will produce a flagship eyewear event not only in Italy, but internationally ".

The event will welcome national and international exhibitors with over 120 brands that stand out in the sector for their originality, design and innovative use of materials. Shaping avant-garde, the claim of this new edition, is the show's goal, a great moment for sharing in person, to build the foundations for a new future of eyewear.

The list of exhibitors is available on the event website https://dateyewear.com/exhibitors/ and registrations are already open for visitors and journalists: through the link https://dateyewear.com you will be able to receive the digital pass via email and that will be presented at the entrance on your smartphone. The event app is also available.

You can access to more Information and updates on the show’s social media profiles: www.instagram.com/dateyewear/ and https://it-it.facebook.com/DateEyewearOfficial/ and on the www.dateyewear.com website.
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