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Event Overview:

OFC - A Dynamic Global Gathering

OFC is the largest global conference and exposition for optical communications and networking professionals. For over 40 years, The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) has drawn attendees from all corners of the globe to meet and greet, teach and learn, make connections and move business forward.

OFC attracts the biggest names in the field, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides insights and inspiration on the major trends and technology advances affecting the industry. From technical presentations to the latest market trends and predictions, OFC is a one-stop-shop

What's New? What's Next?

Optimize your professional value by attending industry leading seesions

OFC offers invited presentations by experts in the field.
Meet the thought leaders in optical communications and networking.

At the Expo: See new products and meet hundreds of vendors.

Find solutions and make connections among the 550+ exhibitors on the exhibit floor.

Networking opportunities, both formal and informal.

Learn what's driving the future of optical networking and communications.

 Get the Latest Technology, Products and Information

    Optical Networking
    Gigabit Ethernet
    SDN and Networks
    Test and Measurement
    Optical Packets
    Optical Interconnects/Switches
    100Gb/s Hardware
    Spatial Division Multiplexing
    Integrated Photonics

Attendee Information:

OFC Fast Facts

    12,000+ attendees
    65+ countries represented
    550+ booths covering 300,000 sq. ft.
    800+ technical presentations
    40 years of industry leadership
    Generating thousands of news articles each year, OFC reaches millions of people worldwide

2015 Hot Topics

    100G/400G network design and optimization
    Amplification, fiber, and multiplexing techniques for capacity scalability
    Cloud and data center networking
    Digital signal processing for optical fiber communication systems
    High-speed electronics and opto-electronics for terabit optical networking
    Silicon photonics and integrated photonic subsystems for datacom and telecom
    Virtualization and software defined networks (SDN)
    Wavelength agile access networks

Flexible Registration Options

It's all here for you - in one location. OFC offers flexible registration options that suit every schedule and budget. Attend the technical conference and exhibits/show floor programming, or just the exhibits/show floor programming with a free Exhibits Pass Plus.

Exhibitor Information:

OFC draws a wide array of attendees representing every sector of optical communications. Pick your niche and you'll find your target market at OFC:

    Executive Management: CEOs, CFOs, CIOs
    Network Architects
    Systems Engineers
    Purchasing Managers
    Product Development Managers
    Sales and Marketing Professionals
    Manufacturing Engineers
    Test and Measurement Engineers
    Venture Capitalists
    Researchers and Scientists

Tap into unmatched international buying power!

Can you measure the amount of impact per square foot? You can at OFC. This is the show to get noticed by the right people. OFC booth packages include excellent opportunities for additional exposure as well as everything you need to make the most of your exhibit.

About OSA:

Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional association in optics and photonics, home to accomplished science, engineering, and business leaders from all over the world. Through world-renowned publications, meetings, and membership programs, OSA provides quality information and inspiring interactions that power achievements in the science of light.

There may be many networking opportunities at the OFC 2015 - Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition. Find out more in the event details below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 03/22/2015 - 03/26/2015
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 03/24/2015 - 03/26/2015
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Tue. & Wed. 10am - 5pm; Thur. 10am - 4pm
First Move-In Date: 03/21/2015
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Engineering
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Engineering, Government, Government General, Manufacturing, Sciences, Technology, Utilities
Estimated Attendance: 13,000
Previous Attendance: 12,700
Cost to Attend:
Audience: Company Category:
Network/Communications Service Provider
Internet Service Provider
Content Provider
Data Center
Systems/Network Equipment Manufacturer
Components or Device Manufacturer
Test Equipment Manufacturer
Fiber and Cable Supplier
Government Agency
Investment/Venture Capital
Contract Manufacturer

Job Function:
Executive Management (CEO, CFO, etc.)
Executive Technical (CTO, CIO, Chief Scientist)
R&D Director/Manager
Network/Systems Engineer
Network Architect
Marketing/Sales/Product Development Director/Manager
Purchasing Director/Manager
Notes: Attendee Statistics:

OFC attendees have impressive budgets, buying authority, and high annual sales volume:

70% of attendees have a role in making purchase decisions
One out of every four attendees is C-Level
Visitors from over 60 countries represented
27% of the attendees are based outside of the US
99% of attendees visited the exhibits
Nearly 90% of all OFC attendees spend 4 - 7 hours on the show floor and 25% spend over 10 hours visiting with exhibitors
Venue: Los Angeles Convention Center
Venue Phone: (213) 741-1151
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:550+
Event Square Footage:300,000
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Manager:OSA
Exhibitor Prospectus:Click Here
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details:

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
In-Line Booth & Islands - Smaller than 500 net sq. ft. $43.00 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
In-Line Booth & Islands - 500 net sq. ft. or larger $40.50 per sq. ft.   Water: n/a
Open Corner Additional $300   Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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2015 Floorplan & Exhibitor List:


Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales:
Kari Smith
Director, Exhibition and Sponsorship Sales
+1 202.416.1988

Crystal Krason
Exhibit Sales Manager
+1 202.416.1428

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