Vision Source Exchange Program Draws a Top-Flight Crowd to Nashville

By Mark Tosh
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:46 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center here was the setting for Vision Source Exchange 2017, the 26th annual member meeting of the optometric alliance Vision Source. The “Music City” meeting, which ran May 3 to 6, drew close to 4,700 attendees over four days (a more than 10 percent increase over last year) and the exhibition show floor easily sold out.

View VM's Slideshow of the 2017 Transitions Academy Meeting

By Mark Tosh
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:56 PM

ORLANDO—More than 650 industry professionals gathered at the Swan Resort here in late January for the 21st annual Transitions Academy organized by Transitions Optical.

Optical Companies Offer Unique Visions at CES 2017

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, January 12, 2017 12:05 AM

LAS VEGAS—Eyewear was everywhere at CES 2017, along with an abundance of vision technologies, some of which have yet to be seen at optical industry trade shows. Only a few years ago, the only optical products on display at CES were 3D glasses.

View a Slideshow of Booths, Panels and Product Launches at Vision Expo West 2016

By Staff
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:45 AM LAS VEGAS—Get the up close and personal view of Vision Expo West brought to you by the editors of Vision Monday, highlighting what was happening on the show floor—ranging from sessions on the latest business trends to product launches and press conferences.

View a Slideshow of VM LIVE - Customer X 360

By Staff
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:32 PM LAS VEGAS—VM LIVE’s “Customer X 360” session, presented by Vision Monday was held here at the start of Vision Expo West. The program offered a standing-room only crowd of optical retailers and suppliers perspectives on the rapid changes in technology and shifting consumer expectations.

Time to Party at Vision Expo West

By Staff
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:39 PM

LAS VEGAS—With Expo still fresh on everyone’s minds, Vision Monday presents a slideshow to recap the sights and excitement that helped make up Vision Expo West. See who was at the industry parties held on the show floor and around Vegas last week. Highlights include a look at how the optical community honored Top Labs at Labapalooza and individuals who have made lasting contributions to the industry, as well as company milestones and celebrations of product launches.

Eyewear Shines Bright at Accessories Council’s 20th Anniversary of ACE Awards

By Staff
Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:48 PM

NEW YORK—Eyewear was a bright star within the glittering array of accessories and fashion brands at the lively 20th anniversary gala for the Accessories Council’s ACE awards, honoring individuals and companies who have furthered the awareness and use of accessories.

The Saturday Night Party Scene at Vision Expo East

By Staff
Friday, April 22, 2016 1:18 PM NEW YORK—From recognizing women as major players in optical to celebrating company partnerships and products, New York City was a busy place to be on Saturday April 16 as Vision Expo East nighttime festivities wrapped up.

Friday Night Party Scene at Vision Expo East

By Staff
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:52 PM

NEW YORK—See who was at the industry parties held around New York City on Friday April 15. Highlights include product launch parties held around town as well as honors for standout individuals in the optical industry. Look for more Vision Expo East photos coming soon on


Thursday Around the Town at Vision Expo East

By Staff
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 3:12 PM NEW YORK—With Expo still fresh on everyone’s minds, Vision Monday presents a slideshow to recap some of the sights and excitement that helped make up Vision Expo East. See who was at the industry parties held around New York City, starting with Thursday, April 14.

Vision Technology Steps Into the Spotlight at CES 2016

By Andrew Karp
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 3:00 PM

LAS VEGAS—Even amid the acres of high definition TV screens, beeping robots, flying drones, self-driving cars, sensor-equipped clothing and appliances and other attention grabbing gear on display at CES 2016, smart glasses and other vision-enhancing products managed to create a stir.

The 19th Annual ACE Awards Celebrate Accessories in Style

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, November 5, 2015 1:26 PM

NEW YORK--The 2015 The Accessories Council Excellence (ACE) Awards were held Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 at Cipriani 42nd St, here.

Zeiss Hosts International Guests at DriveSafe Launch Events in Germany

By Andrew Karp
Monday, October 19, 2015 12:05 AM

BERLIN—Zeiss hosted a group of international guests at a series of events last week in Germany that were tied into the launch of Zeiss DriveSafe, a new line of ophthalmic lenses designed to enhance vision for drivers.

Vision Monday Hits the “Rue” for Silmo 2015

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, October 2, 2015 12:09 PM

PARIS—Silmo 2015 took place from September 25-28 at the Paris Nord Villepinte exhibition center, north of Paris.

This year, organizers reported, 34,250 attendees, a rise of 5 percent rise in visiting professionals. International visitors were in the majority, with 57 percent of attendees from around the world and 43 percent representing French opticians, who turned out in greater numbers this year, according to the show. There were a total of 892 exhibitors in the 33,300 square meters, an increase of 5.3 percent of exhibition, with 75 percent of them coming from abroad.

Getting Shady / #VMSPIRIT #PUTSUNNIESONIT Campaign

By Staff
Monday, August 24, 2015 2:00 PM From June 15 until Aug. 7, VM asked you to get in the #VMSpirit and #PutSunniesOnIt by posting photos of your favorite shades on unconventional items. We asked, and you answered back with your creative shots. Take a look at the slideshow below for a compilation of the submissions.