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Host Sponsor

Prysmian Group

Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. With almost 150 years of experience, sales of around €12 billion, over 29,000 employees in over 50 countries and 108 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and offers the widest possible range of products, services, technologies and know-how. It operates in the businesses of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, of special cables for applications in many different industries and of medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. For the telecommunications industry, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for voice, video and data transmission, offering a comprehensive range of optical fibres, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems. Prysmian is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index.

Platinum Sponsors


Corning is transforming the way the world connects. Since ushering in the telecommunications revolution with the invention of low-loss optical fiber in 1970, we have been continually innovating to increase the speed and capacity of optical networks around the globe, while reducing installation costs. Today, our Optical Communications business delivers solutions for growing segments like fiber to the home, wireless technology, and hyper-scale data centers.


Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company (also known as ‘YOFC’) established in Wuhan, Hubei Province in May 1988´╝îis a technologically innovative enterprise specializing in optical fibre preforms, optical fibres, optical fibre cables and integrated solutions, and also a global leading supplier in these areas.
YOFC was listed in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on December 10, 2014(Stock Code: 06869.HK), and listed in the Shanghai Stock Exchange on July 20, 2018 (Stock Code: 601869.SH), and is the only A&H shares company in China’s optical fibre and cable industry as well as the first one in Hubei Province. Providing a variety of different products and solutions for world’s telecommunications industry and other industries (e,g. Public utility, Transportation, Oil & Chemistry and Medication etc.) , YOFC has offered its products and services to over 90 countries and regions around the world. Adhering to the mission of ‘Smart Link Better Life’, YOFC devotes itself to becoming the leader in information transmission and smart links through its core value ‘Client Focus Accountability Innovation Stakeholder Benefits’, and builds its strategies in the following 5 aspects: Overall business growth; Internationalization; Diversification; Technological innovation & digital transformation; Synergy growth of capital operation.

Gold Sponsors

Rosendahl Nextrom

Rosendahl Nextrom is the leading global supplier of production technologies for cable, wire and optical fiber. Our core competencies include extrusion, SZ-stranding, corrugation, optical glass making, fiber drawing, fiber coating, ribbon making and proof testing. From first contact onwards, we provide customized high quality solutions and personal support to ensure total customer satisfaction.

Heraeus Comvance

Enabling communication beyond today’s imagination

Heraeus Comvance is one of the world's leading quartz glass manufacturers for fiber optics, telecommunications and specialty applications. With its sites in Germany and the US and more than 500 employees worldwide, Heraeus Comvance has significantly contributed to the optical data transmission technology. The product portfolio includes high purity fused silica tubes for core rod manufacturing, large RIC cylinders as cladding for telecom fibers and preform manufacturing services. By developing products for next generation optical fibers, Heraeus Comvance enables communication beyond today’s imagination.

Silver Sponsor


STL is one of the industry’s leading integrators of digital networks providing All-in 5G solutions. Their capabilities across optical networking, services, software, and wireless connectivity place them amongst the top optical players in the world. These capabilities are built on converged architectures helping telcos, cloud companies, citizen networks, and large enterprises deliver next-gen experiences to their customers. STL partners with service providers globally in achieving a green and sustainable digital future in alignment with UN SDG goals. STL has a strong global presence in India, Italy, the UK, the US, China, and Brazil.

Bronze Sponsor


Umicore is a global materials technology group and our closed-loop and sustainable sourcing business model is a powerful differentiator. Umicore Electro-Optic Materials (EOM) is creating material and recycling solutions, such as GeCl4 dopants for optical telecom fiber, for our customers around the world. The hyper-connectivity megatrend is at the center of our new product and services developments. This megatrend is a combination of ubiquitous communication networks, sensors and artificial intelligence and it will create exciting new possibilities and opportunities in our businesses and personal lives.