The Vision Council to Feature Daymond John as Keynote Speaker for 2018 Executive Summit

By Staff
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council announced that registration is now open for the 2018 Executive Summit, featuring keynote speaker, Daymond John, entrepreneur and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank.”

Costa and OCEARCH Host NYC Summer Social

By Staff
Monday, August 14, 2017 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Costa and OCEARCH came together in New York City last month aboard the M/V OCEARCH at the North Cove Marina for a summer social.

Hear/Say

By Staff
Monday, August 14, 2017 12:00 AM “Travel can also be the spirit of adventure somewhat tamed, for those who desire to do something they are a bit afraid of.” – Ella Maillart

Maui Jim Showcases New Product at Sunset Event in New York City

By Staff
Monday, August 14, 2017 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Maui Jim unveiled new product at the Tiki Tabu Rooftop Bar at the SIXTY LES Hotel, hosted alongside fashion influencer, Olivia Jeanette.

Safety First: Tips on the Proper Ways to View Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse

By Stephanie Sengwe
Sunday, August 13, 2017 12:00 AM On Aug. 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will be coming to North America for the first time since 1979 and for the first time since 1918, the eclipse will be crossing the country from coast to coast. With all the excitement surrounding this event, organizations such Prevent Blindness, the American Optometric Association (AOA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) are educating the public on appropriate ways to view the eclipse.

VSP Global Announces Poston Leadership Award Winners

By Staff
Friday, August 11, 2017 12:21 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Global named five young leaders in the field of optometry as recipients of the Dr. Marvin R. Poston Leadership Award.

Eyecare Experts and Organizations Warn Against Faulty Eclipse Glasses

By Staff
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 12:27 AM NEW YORK—The Great American Solar Eclipse is only two weeks away and with Aug. 21 fast approaching, many vendors and ECPs are beginning to sell solar eclipse viewing glasses.

Vision Expo West Announces New Partnership With Google

By Staff
Monday, August 7, 2017 12:27 AM Alexandria, Va.—International Vision Expo West has announced exclusive events for eyecare providers featuring a series of digital marketing talks from Google campaign strategist Brandon Lawlor and Marketing4ECPs.

Essilor Wins Sustainable Business Award for Commitment to Sustainable Development Goals

By Staff
Monday, August 7, 2017 12:21 AM CHARENTON, France—Essilor announced that it was recognized by the Sustainable Business Awards, held in Singapore, in the newly added category, “UN Sustainable Development Goals: Understanding the company’s roles and initiatives in working to deliver the UN SDGs.” The award celebrates Essilor’s commitment to responsibly fight uncorrected poor vision.

Gilbert Displays Rebrands Itself as ‘Gilbert’

By Staff
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 12:18 AM MELVILLE, N.Y.—Gilbert Displays, a veteran Long Island company known for its work in trade show exhibition, architectural interiors and live events, is rebranding itself as, simply, Gilbert. The change, effective Aug. 1., elevates the 32-year-old company’s three main strengths into branded business units: Gilbert Exhibition, Gilbert Architectural and Gilbert Live.

World Sight Day Challenge 2017 Helps Make Children’s Vision Count

By Staff
Monday, July 31, 2017 12:24 AM DENVER, Colo.—Optometry Giving Sight—a global fundraising initiative that specifically targets the prevention of blindness and impaired vision due to uncorrected refractive error (URE)—is inviting everyone to support its major fundraising campaign, World Sight Day Challenge.

University of Alabama at Birmingham Receives Oculus Award at 12th Annual Envision Conference

By Staff
Friday, July 28, 2017 12:15 AM GLENDALE, Ariz.—The 12th annual Envision Conference, presented by Envision, is now underway at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa.

Increase in Exhibitors and Expansion of Booths to Headline Vision Expo West

By Staff
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:18 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Show organizers for International Vision Expo West 2017 have confirmed an increase in exhibitors and expansion of many existing exhibitor booths in the trendsetting Galleria on the show floor, as well as over 140 luxury brands for its exclusive Suites program in the Venetian Hotel.

New Presenters and Honorees Listed for the 21st Annual ACE Awards

By Staff
Monday, July 24, 2017 12:21 AM NEW YORK—The Accessories Council will celebrate its 21st annual ACE Awards on Aug. 7, 2017 at Cipriani 42nd Street.

[Correction] Transitions Among Sponsors for Prevent Blindness’ Swing Fore Sight

By Staff
Monday, July 24, 2017 12:18 AM CHICAGO—Transitions is the Gold Sponsor of Prevent Blindness’ 10th Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament taking place Sept. 13 at the Spanish Trail Country Club in Las Vegas. The company’s name was omitted in the July 21 edition of VMail.
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