FMO ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR OPTRAFAIR UP TO 2020

The FMO is delighted to announce that it has contracted with the Mark Allen Group to manage Optrafair to 2020. Since taking on ownership of Optician magazine, FMO's media partner, in October 2015, MAG have ensured the delivery of a successful show at the NEC last...

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ANDY SANDERS, CHAIR OF FMO STANDARDS PANEL

FMO are pleased to announce that Andy Sanders has been appointed as the new Chair of the FMO Standards Panel.A group of experienced professionals, the panel collaborates with BSI and its international counterparts to assess and promote essential optical standards....

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EUROM1 MEETING HOSTED BY FMO

The FMO was delighted to host the EUROM1 General Assembly at its offices in Paddington, London on Thursday 23 June. Eurom is a body which represents the interests of manufacturers from eleven EU member states in the European optical, precision and mechanical...

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FMO celebrates a successful year

FMO held its AGM on Friday December 2 at the Amba Charing Cross Hotel in London. Outgoing Chairman Mark Truss summarised a successful year, focused on maximising resources under the operational leadership of CEO Bryony Pawinska. Mr Truss paid special tribute to Board...

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Optrafair 2016

A warm thank you to all who attended Optrafair 2016. Held at the NEC, Birmingham, the successful three day event attracted visitors and exhibitors from across the optical industry. Click here to view a photo gallery of some of the highlights from the...

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GROUNDBREAKING MEETING IN BIRMINGHAM FOR FMO MEMBERS

FMO's Spring General Meeting, open to all members and their guests, put the spotlight on the future as FMO prepares to celebrate its centenary in 2017. Said Chairman Mark Truss 'We need to grow FMO so that it exists for the next 100 years'. Members of the three...

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FMO MEMBERS’ MEETING TO TAKE PLACE IN BIRMINGHAM

The spring meeting of the FMO is to be held on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 at the NEC Birmingham. The event, drawing together the UK's leading optical suppliers, provides an excellent opportunity to network and take part in industry specific frame, lens and equipment...

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ABDO 2016 Gala Dinner

SUNDAY 10 APRIL 2016 " HILTON BIRMINGHAM METROPOLE ABDO will hold its 2016 Gala Dinner, during Optrafair, on Sunday 10 April at the Kings Suite, Hilton Birmingham Metropole. The event will commence at 7.15pm with a drinks reception, followed by the gala dinner at...

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT FMO MEMBERS’ MEETING

 A presentation by Dr Jay Kettle-Williams entitled "Overcoming international barriers to communication" will take place at the General Meeting on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 at NEC, Birmingham. To reserve your place, please contact the FMO Office no later than Friday...

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BUYING SUPPORT AGENCY BENEFIT PROMOTED

FMO benefit provider, Buying Support Agency (BSA), has extended its latest cost savings initiatives to include travel booking, legal fees, fuel cards and staff perks. Making the case for "Best Practice Procurement", BSA Director, Matt Roper explained how the company...

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FMO ANNUAL LUNCHEON TO DRAW LARGE PARTY

UK optics working together in partnership is the spirit of The FMO's AGM and annual luncheon which takes place on Friday 4 December. The Hilton Hotel, Paddington, is the venue for the annual gathering of all aspects of optics from the frame, lens, equipment, lab and...

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