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50 years of MIDO, 50 years of history and growth in the international eyewear industry

50 years of MIDO, 50 years of history and growth in the international eyewear industry

On May 14, 1970, MIDO opened its doors to visitors for the very first time. At the entrance to Pavilion 30, under the wording “MI-DO – OPTICS AND OPHTHALMOLOGY EXHIBITION”, eight flags, including those of the EU’s founding members: Italy, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxemburg, waved in the breeze. Ninety-five exhibitors displayed at

MIDO eyewear show celebrates 50 years with “Golden Edition”

A sensational innovation-filled edition of the top global eyewear event. A lot of changes have occurred in the world of eyewear from 1970 to the present. MIDO has written its transformative history over the course of these 50 years. At the first edition, there were 95 exhibitors (67 Italian and 28 from other countries) who

Mutatis mutandis

With Cirillo Marcolin, the Past President of MIDO with the highest number of mandates (four to be exact: in 2002, from 2002 to 2003, from 2004 to 2007 and from 2011 to 2016), we retrace the evolution of MIDO. Marcolin’s words have revealed the event’s strong ability to evolve and innovate according to market needs.

MIDO and VEDERE, half a century of collaboration

Vedere International, the international optics and ophthalmology magazine founded in 1953 by Claudio Morpurgo, has been exhibiting at MIDO ever since its first edition, in 1970. Through the words of Isabella Morpurgo, currently editor-in-chief of the magazine and Sole Administrator of the company that publishes it, Edizioni Ariminum, we retrace the first fifty years of

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