SCENE + HEARD: Meetings Silmo Organizers Reconfirm Dates and Will Debut Optical Design Contest for Sept. 23-26, 2022 Paris Show By Staff Thursday, May 26, 2022 12:18 AM PARIS—Organizers of Silmo Paris have reconfirmed the Sept. 23-26, 2022 dates for their next in-person show, at Paris Nord Villepinte and report they will debut a new optical design contest this year, and will continue with their monthly broadcasts about the show. The next broadcast airs today on the Silmo Paris social media accounts and on the Silmo Paris social media accounts, which will feature commentator Dominique Cuvillier who will unveil the trends to come. "After the successful 2021 reunion, the upcoming edition heralds a return to normalcy and even better the famous and much awaited Silmo Paris," show organizers said. "This is an invitation to plunge back into the frenzied pace of the optical and eyewear industry, to inspire its present and shape its future. Four months from the opening, [exhibitors] are raring to go—loyal, historical, new, corporate, or start-up, they all share a single ambition to surf on the dynamic of this upcoming edition, which promises to be one of a kind." Silmo Paris will also offer a range of information including training, innovation, futurology and creativity for the September event. Silmo Paris will also launch a new Optical Design Contest, with a jury to be presided over by Emmanuel Gallina, designer and artistic director. The contest will showcase the work of up and coming creative minds and tomorrow's talents, organizers said. Earlier this year Silmo Paris, committed to keeping track of the industry's business throughout the year, created Silmo News, a monthly show that sheds light on the sector. The next show is being broadcast today on the Silmo Paris social media platforms.