New Leadership Hosts 19th Annual Transitions Academy, Award Winners Announced

By Staff
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:30 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—Held for the first time since Transitions Optical was fully acquired by Essilor, the 19th annual Transitions Academy included some noticeable changes.

The Vision Council Presents Annual Executive Summit, Announces New Board Members

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:30 AM PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.—The Vision Council’s annual Executive Summit was in full swing here this week, as industry leaders gathered for executive-level networking, leadership development, and the latest in economic trends and business strategies.

Envision Conference 2015 Announces Dates in Denver, Begins Accepting Education Submissions

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:21 AM DENVER—Low Vision organization, Envision, has announced that its 10th annual Envision Conference will be held Sept. 9 to 12, 2015, at the Grand Hyatt here.

International Vision Expo East 2015 Enhances Medical Education Offerings

By Staff
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:30 AM NORWALK, Conn.— In order to keep current with today’s ever-changing health care environment, International Vision Expo & Conference East is enhancing the scope of its educational offerings to meet new health care demands.

Essilor of America Sets 2015 Strategy in Motion at Banff Sales Meeting

By Andrew Karp
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM The Canadian Rockies provided a spectacular backdrop to Essilor of America’s 2015 National Sales Meeting, held here last week.

HEAR/SAY

By Staff
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM

Metro Optics Eyewear Opens New Flagship Store Featuring Electronics

By Andrew Karp
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM BRONX, N.Y.—Metro Optics Eyewear threw a party on Dec. 9 to celebrate the opening of its new flagship store in the Throgg’s Neck Shopping Center.

Opti Munich 2015 Draws Nearly 26,000 Visitors

By Staff
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 12:27 AM MUNICH— Opti, the international trade show for optics and design, based here, was held from Jan. 9 to 11, 2015 at the Fairground Messe Munchen, and has reported its final attendance figures.

Wearables Grab the Spotlight at CES

By Staff
Monday, January 12, 2015 12:30 AM LAS VEGAS—Wearable technology, including smart watches, fitness monitors and smart glasses, took its place among the shining stars of this year’s International CES, which wrapped up here on Friday.

HEAR/SAY

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 AM

Seeing is Believing Virtual Conference to Return in 2015 With CE and New Vendor Video Theater

By Staff
Friday, December 12, 2014 12:21 AM NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Now in its third year, the Seeing is Believing virtual conference (SiB 2015) is returning with 20 COPE-approved CE credits for Jan. 28 to 29, 2015, 12 pm-7 pm EST.

American Academy of Optometry’s 93rd Annual Meeting Breaks Attendance Records

By Staff
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 12:24 AM DENVER—The American Academy of Optometry (AAO) broke attendance records at its recent 93rd annual meeting posting a 5 percent increase over last year’s attendance, organizers said. During the four-day meeting, the AAO recognized individuals who have contributed to advancing the profession of optometry with a variety of awards.

Registration Now Open for Vision Expo East 2015

By Staff
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:24 AM NORWALK, Conn.—Registration is now open for International Vision Expo & Conference East 2015, scheduled to be held at the Javits Center in New York March 19 to 22 (Education: March 19 to 22, Exhibition: March 20 to 22).

PECAA Meeting Builds Business Knowledge of Doctors and Dispensing Staff

By Staff
Friday, November 21, 2014 1:00 PM BELLEVUE, Wash.—PECAA, a nationwide doctor alliance group for independent doctors, held their Business Symposium Nov. 6 to 9 at the Westin Bellevue here. The three-day meeting was attended by 170 PECAA member doctors and 130 staff members from across the U.S.
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