Latest News Vision Expo West Gets the 'Party' Started By Staff Friday, October 4, 2013 12:24 AM RELATED CONTENT 25 Years and Counting—A Look Back at Vision Expo West Vision Expo West Sets the Stage for Optical Industry Honors Party Time at Vision Expo West 2013 With a Nod to the Past, Show Organizers See a Bright Future Show Daily for October 5, 2013 VM’s dba LIVE Event Explores Technological Advances in Optical Retailing Show Daily for October 4, 2013 Show Daily Shots for Oct. 2: CE Program, Booth Setup, Special Events Show Daily for October 3, 2013 Robust Continuing Education Program Continues to Deliver LAS VEGAS—International Vision Expo West opened its doors here yesterday welcoming thousands of ECPs hailing from nearly 90 countries. With hundreds of new products and technologies from more than 425 exhibitors, attendees got a taste of what’s new on the eyewear and eyecare horizon. Show organizers got the party started, celebrating 25 years of trends, products and comprehensive solutions with a champagne toast and opening night kick-off reception. "After 25 years, Vision Expo continues to set the bar high; bringing you the most innovative courses, products and technologies on the market,” said Courtney Muller, group vice president for Reed Exhibitions. “We’ve added new features to our show such as Vision Monday’s Eye2Zone to give you a glimpse into the future of eyewear and emerging visual technologies. These products are expanding the capabilities of eyewear and the potential of human vision and you can only view them at Vision Expo. “In four days, you can preview advances in lens technology, ask questions of business and technical experts, compare leading-edge medical equipment and view thousands of brands and designs from exhibitors around the world. If you’re looking to keep pace with the latest trends, you’ve come to the right spot. Vision Expo is the only show where you can gain that comprehensive knowledge,” she said. For a look at what happened in the classrooms, in the exhibit hall and more, view this slideshow. To read today’s copy of the Show Daily Digital Edition, click here.