The World of Photonics Congress bundles various topical conferences under one roof under the organization by Messe München International. It is a strategic and operative umbrella for various individual conferences held by leading associations and organizations:
- Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics®/Europe – European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO®/Europe-EQEC Conference) – organised by EPS, OSA, IEEE Photonics Society
- European Conferences on Biomedical Optics (ECBO) – organised by SPIE, OSA
- Imaging and Applied Optics organised by OSA.
- Optical Metrology organised by SPIE Europe.
- LiM 2019 – Lasers in Manufacturing – organised by WLT?
- EOS Optical Technologies organised by EOS.