Tickets and Sponsorships Now Available to Prevent Blindness’ 2014 Person of Vision Award Dinner


Zyloware Eyewear chairman, Bob
Shyer (l), and vice chairman, Henry Shyer.

CHICAGO—Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available to the Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Dinner on Thursday, March 27, 2014 honoring Zyloware Eyewear’s Bob Shyer, chairman, and Henry Shyer, vice chairman. The dinner will take place at the New York Palace, New York in conjunction with Vision Expo East.

Bob and Henry Shyer were chosen as recipients of the Person of Vision Award because of their outstanding leadership and dedication in the field of vision and eye health. Zyloware Eyewear is the oldest independent family owned frame supplier in the U.S.

Current event sponsors are Zyloware Eyewear as the Gold Sponsor, and HVHC (Davis Vision and Visionworks) as the Silver Sponsor. The Vision Council is serving as the Media Sponsor and Refac as the Reception Sponsor. Additional sponsors include Essilor, First Vision Media, Jobson, National Vision, Inc., Reed Exhibitions and Regeneron. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Individual tickets may still be purchased for $350 or $3,500 for a table of 10. All proceeds from the event will go to support the sight-saving programs of Prevent Blindness.

The co-chairpersons of the 2014 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Committee are Zyloware’s Chris Shyer, president, and Jamie Shyer, chief operating officer. Dave Pierson, chief executive officer of Refac, serves as honorary co-chairperson.

For more information including sponsorship opportunities, tickets and reservations, contact Danielle Schultz at (312) 363-6022 or or go to