Latest News Vision Expo West to Provide Platform for Special Events, Networking Opportunities By Staff Wednesday, September 3, 2014 12:15 AM NORWALK, Conn.—This year’s International Vision Expo & Conference is once again shaping up to be a popular gathering destination and idea-sharing headquarters for ECPs as show organizers finalize preparations for hosting more than 50 individual events from Sept. 17–20. Vision Expo West 2014 offers a host of opportunities for the next generation and industry veterans alike to connect. All attendees are invited to gather at the Vision Expo Opening Night Party on Sept. 18 from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am at the Hard Rock Café, where the Bad Habits Eye Docs of Rock to kick-off several days of learning, networking and celebration. The Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight golf tournament also returns to Las Vegas for its seventh year on Sept. 17 at the Spanish Trail Country Club. Other key events to plan for include The Party at Vision Expo West, sponsored by Marchon, VSP Optics Group, Eyefinity and Altair, at the Paris Hotel on Sept. 19 from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am. Earlier that same evening, the Accessories Council will induct 20/20 Magazine into its Hall of Fame at a celebration at TAO in the Venetian from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Two appreciation events for buyers will occur daily on Sept. 18 and 19. The Suites’ Buyer Bellini Toast will be held from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Suites at the Venetian on Levels 35 and 36. A Galleria Appreciation Event will also be held on both days from 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the Galleria on Level 2. For a list of more specialty networking and education events slated for Vision Expo, visit www.visionexpowest.com.