All Eyes on Expo

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Monday, August 29, 2016 2:30 PM

Robert Marc Eyewear Turns 35

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Monday, August 29, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Colleagues, customers and friends turned out on a (very) warm summer evening in New York earlier this month to mark the 35th anniversary of Robert Marc Eyewear.

Expo Exhibitors, Education Sessions to Focus on Children’s Eye Health, Style and Parent Awareness

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Friday, August 26, 2016 12:24 AM LAS VEGAS—As the back-to-school season kicks off, International Vision Expo West is helping attendees reach a largely untapped audience with a variety of education sessions geared toward children’s eye health, as well as exhibitors displaying the latest eyewear and sunwear trends for children, teens and parents alike.

PEN to Offer Seven Educational Events in September

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Friday, August 26, 2016 12:15 AM ALAMEDA, Calif.—The Primary Eyecare Network (PEN), a division of ABB Optical Group, will be offering eyecare practitioners seven educational opportunities this September.

New at Vision Expo West: Fast-paced, Intimate and Interactive Pop-Up Talks

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Friday, August 19, 2016 12:24 AM NORWALK, Conn.—Attendees will have a free opportunity to engage and discuss relevant topics in a non-traditional, dynamic learning format with pop-up talks occurring at International Vision Expo—to be held in Las Vegas this September at the Sands Expo & Convention Center (Education: Sept. 14-17, 2016; Exhibition: Sept. 15-17, 2016).

Michael Kling, OD, to Share Customer X 360 Experience at VM LIVE Event on Sept. 14

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Friday, August 19, 2016 12:21 AM NEW YORK—One of the country’s innovative optometrists, Michael Kling, OD, owner and CEO of Invision Optometry of San Diego, Calif. has joined the roster of speakers who will be addressing the topic of “Customer X 360,” examining how a mix of cutting edge technologies, data management and unique presentations are changing the customer experience, the theme of a new VM LIVE event at Vision Expo West on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

Envision’s Annual Research Proposal Competition Now Open

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Friday, August 19, 2016 12:15 AM WICHITA, Kan.—Envision announced the return of the Research Proposal Competition to the 2016 Envision Conference, taking place Sept. 7 to 10 in Denver.

Austria-Based Neubau Eyewear Debuts Stateside With NYC Launch Party

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Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—On July 19, Austria-based eyewear brand Neubau Eyewear from Silhouette celebrated its U.S. launch with an Austrian-themed evening at Freud restaurant here in New York City.

Barton Perreira Opens Its First NYC Flagship Location

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Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Barton Perreira opened the doors to its first flagship store here last month.

Don't Mess With DES

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Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM In a world increasingly reliant on digital, it’s no surprise that digital device use is increasing among adults. All of this quality time with smartphones, computers and tablets is causing eye fatigue and eye strain, and many ECPs and vision care companies are sharing information to help combat this

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

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Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM 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.

Hear/Say

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Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM

Zyloware Celebrates 10 Years of Design Collaboration With Randy Jackson

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Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Zyloware recently feted Randy Jackson, celebrating 10 years of design collaboration with the well-known TV and music personality on their collection of eyewear for men.

Vision Council Names Billy Beane Executive Summit Keynote

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Friday, August 12, 2016 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council announced that Billy Beane, EVP of the Oakland Athletics, will kick off the 2017 Executive Summit with his presentation, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game.

ABB Optical Group and Vision Sciences Partner on Optometry Student Challenge

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:15 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group has announced a new program designed to support optometry students and foster the study of contact lenses.
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