Organizers of the 23rd China International Optics Fair, being held Sept. 14-16 in Beijing, have set aside 44,000 square meters for the show, where more than 770 companies, including distributors and agents, will exhibit their wares. Some big names showing for the first time in Beijing include Benetton, Bugatti, Jeep, Neo Display, Tenshodo, Waisi International and Zenka. Many other exhibitors have opted for bigger display areas, including Mandarin Opto-Medic, Bescon and Vassen. Hydron, the representative in China for Allison, Marchon, Luxottica and CIBA Vision, is quadrupling the size of its exhibition space this year. Information is at