LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019, the world’s leading trade fair for photonics, took place in Munich from June 24 to 27. Top-level topics such as electromobility and sustainability were as much the focus of the trade fair as new methods in medicine, which are made possible by modern biophotonics. 1,325 exhibitors from 40 countries demonstrated the diversity and importance of photonics from the automotive industry to biophotonics. 34,000 visitors were able to experience all the innovations and trends of the industry live at the LASER World of PHOTONICS. The latest lasers and laser systems for production in the exhibition area were complemented by live demos with blue light as part of the special exhibition Photons in Production.