26 + 27 FEBRUARY 2020
09.30 - 17.00 h 

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W3+ Fair/Convention Wetzlar 2019: Press Release

Wetzlar, 22.02.2019


Dear media representative,

welcome to the W3+ Fair/ Convention 2019 in Wetzlar - Home of Hightech Innovations, the network fair for the optics, electronics and mechanics sectors. Thank you for coming!

Your programme:

Opening and Press Tour:

When:                 25 February 2019 │Rittal Arena Wetzlar

9.30 a.m.:           Admission

9.45 a.m.:           Welcome │Foyer

Christoph Rénevier, Managing Director Fleet Events,
Dr. Rainer Waldschmidt, Managing Director Hessen Trade & Invest,
Martin, Rößler, Vice President Gießen,
Manfred Wagner, Lord Mayor of Wetzlar,
Dagmar Schmidt (MdB), Chairwoman of the German-Chinese parliamentary group in the Bundestag,
Shuhong Zhao, Deputy Mayor of Xuchang Region,
Rudolf Scharping, former Minister of Defence and owner of the strategy consultancy RSBK

                          Moderation: Michal Kömpf, Managing Director Transquer

10.30 a.m.:        Economic and press tour │Start: Foyer

After the tour, Christoph Rénevier, Managing Director of FLEET Events, and Jörg Brück, Project Director W3+ Fair/Convention, will be available to answer your questions in the foyer. We will also be happy to establish contact with companies and partners. Just ask us!


Exhibition and seminar programme

The W3+ Fair/Convention 2019 offers industry news, networking and many interesting discussion partners! We welcome companies from Germany and abroad as well as national and international speakers and key notes to our 6th event. Some highlights:

  • Over 200 companies and partners from 10 countries
  • Key Notes by Jean-Michel Asfour of Dioptic, Bastian Schäfer of Airbus Operations, Ruth Houbertz of Multiphoton Optics, Philipp Gingter of Schunk Engineering Ceramics, Stefan Beyer of Vario Optic, Roberto Knoth of LightTrans and Thorsten Seelbach of the Academy of Neuroscientific Education Management
  • First-class programme with more than 40 lectures (on the Key Note stage in the foyer and in the event rooms)
  • Innovation Areas Additive Production/ 3D Printing - supported by HTAI/ Technologieland Hessen - and Microtechnologies for Optical Devices - organized by IVAM International Microtechnology Network
  • Promotion of young talents on Student Day (26 February 2019 full day) 
  • Campus Area with current projects of the universities


Exclusive evening event "W3+ and Friends" - you are cordially invited!

Intensive contact initiation in a casual setting. Chef Heiko Antoniewicz will spoil you with his modern cuisine and a 3D surprise course!

When:                  25 February 2019 │Rittal Arena Wetzlar Foyer

Admission:         6.30 p.m.

Press releases and images

The press releases for the W3+ Fair/ Convention can be found in this press kit or in digital form in the press area at www.w3-messe.de/en/Presse/  

From 25 February 2019 in the afternoon you can also download pictures there.

Any questions? Please feel free to give me a call: Tanja Knott, 0173-31 64 369.

Your W3+ Fair/Convention Team


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