National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) to Hold Its Annual Vision Health Summit April in San Diego

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Monday, February 20, 2017 12:24 AM WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Association of Vision Care Plans will hold its annual Vision Health Summit April 23 to 25, 2017 in San Diego, Calif.

Optical Women’s Association to Host Two NYC Events During Vision Expo East

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Friday, February 17, 2017 12:27 AM DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) heads into its 20th year of celebrating and promoting the achievements of women in the optical industry with two events in New York City—a Champagne Breakfast and Star Awards celebration, and an invitation-only VIP OWA Annual Star Award Ceremony & Networking Event.

Insights and Innovation at Transitions Academy

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Friday, February 17, 2017 12:15 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—With a dawn-to-dusk agenda and a top-notch selection of speakers, the recent Transitions Academy featured a robust program of events and education for the 650-plus attendees who participated.

New Eyes Rockers to Return to Hard Rock

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Friday, February 10, 2017 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Optical industry singers and musicians are picking their songs, warming up their voices and tuning up their instruments for the fourth annual fundraising concert Rockin’ for New Eyes at the Hard Rock Café on April 1.

100% Optical Opens to Record-Breaking Attendance

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:24 AM LONDON—100% Optical, which took place Feb. 4 to 6, opened to record numbers of delegates attending the show. With 8,051 attendees—12 percent of the audience coming from outside the U.K—and 200 exhibitors, visitors were offered an education program offering 120 CET points, fashion forward catwalk shows and hundreds of new product launches, show organizers told VMail.

Eye Docs of Rock Sets Benefit Performance at SECO for Optometry Giving Sight

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:18 AM ATLANTA—The “Bad Habits - Eye Docs of Rock” band, a group featuring four optometrists covering rock’s classic hits, will play a special benefit concert March 3 for Optometry Giving Sight (OGS) in conjunction with the SECO International conference, which runs March 1 to 5 at the Georgia World Congress Center here.

Opti Munich 2017 Was All About ‘In With the New’

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Friday, February 3, 2017 12:30 AM MUNICH, Germany—Opti 2017 which was held from Saturday, Jan. 28 to Monday, Jan. 30 rolled out many new attractions for its attendees this year including a focus on influencers in eyewear, the special “Vintage Passion” area as well as a hall expansion.

Fourth Annual 100% Optical Promises the ‘Best of British’ at February Trade Show

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Monday, January 30, 2017 12:27 AM LONDON—100% Optical is preparing a “Best of British” theme, product launches and savings for attendess to the show scheduled to take place from Feb. 4 to 6 at the London Excel.

The Vision Council Names New Board Members and Officers at Its Annual Executive Summit

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Friday, January 27, 2017 12:30 AM GRANDE LAKES, Fla.—Industry leaders gathered here for The Vision Council’s annual Executive Summit highlighted by executive-level networking, leadership development, and the latest in economic trends and business strategies. At the annual member meeting, The Vision Council officially elected its 2017 officers and Board of Directors.

Eye Care Leaders Launches Eye Care Visionaries at Hawaiian Eye Meeting

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Monday, January 23, 2017 12:21 AM DURHAM, N.C.—Eye Care Leaders, which operates a group of companies active in EHRs, launched Eye Care Visionaries, a program bringing together ophthalmology and optometry leaders to tackle issues facing ECPs.

Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, Named Keynote Speaker for Envision Conference

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Monday, January 23, 2017 12:18 AM WICHITA, Kan.—Envision announced that Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD, will deliver the keynote address at the 12th annual Envision Conference.

Charmant USA Celebrates 2016 Achievements in Florida

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Monday, January 16, 2017 12:00 AM MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.—Charmant USA Inc. held an achiever’s meeting for the top performing sales representatives in December at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee, Fla.

Hear/Say

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Monday, January 16, 2017 12:00 AM “When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else. And it’ll become like a wildfire.” – Whoopi Goldberg

National Eye Institute Hosts #EyeHolidaySong

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Monday, January 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Silhouette U.S. National Sales Meeting ‘Inspires’ Team for 2017

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Monday, January 16, 2017 12:00 AM NEW PALTZ, N.Y.—The unique atmosphere of the historic Mohonk Mountain House was the backdrop for Silhouette Optical’s U.S. national sales meeting last month, which, for the first time, brought together the sales force for Silhouette with the Adidas/neubau team, along with the company’s Green Island, N.Y. office staff.
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