News Release

More news releases by year:


Return to: 2021 News Releases

Display Week 2021, World’s Leading Event for Electronic Display Innovation Opens May 17

Virtual conference showcases advances in AR/VR, OLED, MicroLED, TVs and Wearables, keynotes by top executives and more

CAMPBELL, CA – May 13, 2021 – The Society for Information Display (SID) will hold the second virtual Display Week 2021, May 17-21. Display Week 2021 will bring together the brightest minds in the display industry to provide insight into the latest advancements, and showcase new technologies and products that will be hitting the shelves both in the US and internationally within the next few years.

“Display Week is a one stop shop for newly released technologies that have a significant impact for the industry in the coming year as well as leading edge research and development in the display industry,” said Dr. Takatoshi Tsujimura, president of SID. “One should attend this virtual event to see brand new releases of materials, components, sensors and equipment that will shape the display products of coming years and provide a glimpse into the consumer products we may have in our hands and living rooms as early as 2022.”

Display Week 2021 will feature both live and recorded sessions. Highlights include:

Keynote Presentations: For the first time ever, there will be five keynote addresses, one being released each day of the show. The keynote speakers are senior executives from household names both to display users and manufacturers, representing different perspectives of big system companies that use displays as a platform for delivering amazing services to customers.

International Technical Symposium (May 17-21): Through more than 500 technical presentations, including posters and papers, presenters will share the newest thinking about these special topics: augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality; high-dynamic-range LCDs; machine learning for displays; and printed displays. New for 2021 are IoT displays. New this year: Authors and presenters will hold live Q&As directly after some sessions and daily in the Networking Lounge. Check the full program for details.

Business Conference (May 17-18): Presented by DSCC, the Display Week 2021 Business Conference will take a supply chain approach to addressing the market outlook for displays, smartphones and TVs, including forecasts on supply, demand, pricing, 5G, OLED, 8K, foldable, dual displays, mini-LEDs quantum dots, new phosphors, microLEDs and TADF.

World-class Exhibitors (May 17-21): Premier global information display companies and researchers will unveil cutting-edge developments in display technologies, including advancements in AR/VR, microLED, OLED, microdisplays, e-paper, digital signage, new materials and software-enabled displays.

Innovation Zone (I-Zone) (May 17-21): A premier showcase for small companies, startups, universities, government labs and independent research labs, the I-Zone exhibition includes not-yet-commercialized prototypes, proofs of concept, and new products that haven’t even hit the market yet.

Educational Opportunities: Short courses and specialized seminars, presented by recognized experts in the field, provide deep learning opportunities on a wide range of topics, including AR/VR, OLED, micro-LEDs, quantum dots, mini-LEDs, flexible AMOLED and stretchable displays.

Attendees can still register for Virtual Display Week 2021 at

Media Information
Press Registration Request

About Display Week 2021

The 58th International Display Week Symposium and Seminar, presented by the Society for Information Display (SID), will be an all-virtual event, May 17-21. Display Week is the world's leading event focused on emerging electronic display and visual information technologies from concept to market. Display Week attracts attendees from the entire ecosystem of R&D, engineering, design, manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, sales and financial, as well as commercial and consumer end-user markets. It delivers unparalleled learning opportunities, market-moving trends, sourcing, roadmaps-to-market, and connections for career and business growth. For more information on Display Week 2021, visit or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter @DisplayWeek (hashtag #DisplayWeek2021), or the Display Week YouTube Channel.

About SID

The Society for Information Display (SID) is the only professional organization focused on the electronic display and visual information technology industries. In fact, by exclusively focusing on the advancement of electronic display and visual information technologies, SID provides a unique platform for industry collaboration, communication and training in all related technologies while showcasing the industry's best new products. The organization's members are professionals in the technical and business disciplines that relate to display research, design, manufacturing, applications, marketing and sales. To promote industry and academic technology development, while also educating consumers on the importance of displays, SID hosts more than 10 conferences a year, including Display Week, which brings industry and academia all under one roof to showcase technology that will shape the future. SID's global headquarters are located at 1475 S. Bascom Ave., Ste. 114, Campbell, CA 95008.  For more information, visit

Return to: 2021 News Releases