Show Organizers Announce Innovative New Education Content at Vision Expo East

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 12:18 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Numerous innovative programs have been added to the education curriculum at International Vision Expo East 2017, taking place at the Javits Center in New York, according to an announcement from show organizers.

SECO International Announces 2017 Champions and Co-Located Meetings

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Friday, December 2, 2016 12:24 AM ATLANTA—SECO International, one of the largest optometric education meetings for eyecare professionals, announced the “Champion” partner companies for SECO 2017, which will run March 1 to 5, 2017, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

Registration Opens for 2017 VM Summit, as Meeting’s Focus Turns to Artificial Intelligence

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Diagnosing an illness that confounds the experts. Accurately predicting the perfect product choice. Interpreting massive amounts of data and spotting trends. These and other scenarios that involve Artificial Intelligence (AI), the most transformative technology in today’s digital world, will be explored at the VM Summit on March 29.

Academy 2016 Anaheim Attendance Exceeds Previous Meeting Records

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:27 AM SAN FRANCISCO—Academy 2016 Anaheim, the 95th annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), was the largest meeting in AAO history with 7,720 total registrants for the four-day event, which was held Nov. 9 to 12 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

New Halls, More Hours and a Focus on Influencers Are Set for 2017 Opti in Munich

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Monday, November 21, 2016 12:27 AM MUNICH, Germany—The 2017 Opti show in Munich,  to be held here on Jan. 28 through 30 will serve as the stage for frame design  in the industry as well as celebrating the comeback of classics.

Growth and Sustainability Headline Safilo’s North American Sales Conference

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Monday, November 14, 2016 12:00 AM PARSIPPANY, N.J.—Safilo Group held their North American sales conference at the Meadowlands Hilton in East Rutherford, N.J. from Oct. 13 to 15. The conference brought together sales representatives from across the U.S. and Canada.

Registration Opens for International Vision Expo East 2017

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Registration has opened for International Expo East 2017 at the Javits Center in New York (Education: March 30 to April 2; Exhibition: March 31 to April 3).

Luxury Eyewear Retailer, Designer Eyes, Celebrates the Opening of its New York Flagship

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Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Designer Eyes, a luxury eyewear retailer celebrated the opening of its New York City flagship store located inside the new World Trade Center Mall also known as “The Oculus” on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

Marie Claire Hosted a Viewing Party for the ‘Project Runway’ Episode Featuring Transitions

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Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—On Sept. 29, Marie Claire hosted a viewing event in Hearst Tower for Lifetime’s “Project Runway” episode featuring Transitions lenses.

NAVCP Reports Vision Benefits Equal Healthy Eyecare Habits

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Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM The National Association of Vision Care Plans reported that extensive research is showing that vision benefits in employer health plans are a “good consumer value and encourage meaningful healthy [eyecare] habits.” Though cost is “the top reason Americans without vision benefits do not get an eye exam or purchase prescription eyewear,” enrollment in vision benefits has increased over the past five years and ECPs agree that regular eye exams ensure changes in vision are detected. This infographic shows the correlation between vision benefits and healthy eyecare habits.

Zeiss ‘Crafting Success’ Tour Launches Across America

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Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM SAN DIEGO—A roomful of ODs raised glasses of tasty craft brew at Stone Brewing Company here on Aug. 9, at the premier of “Crafting Success.” This was the first of a 10-city tour across America that aims to share learnings in business challenges between independent craft brewers and independent optometric practices.

Zeiss Celebrates 200th Birthday of its Founder

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Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM JENA, Germany—Zeiss threw a birthday party here for Carl Zeiss, its founder and namesake, on Sept. 11, 2016, 200 years after he was born in the town of Weimar. The mechanic opened a small workshop for precision mechanics and optics in Jena in 1846, laying the foundation for today’s global technology player Zeiss.

Accessories Council Summit Speakers to Tackle Technology, Innovation, Managing Change

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Monday, October 10, 2016 12:27 AM NEW YORK—The Accessories Council has released the details of its second Accessories Council Summit on Nov. 14 here, a day of inspiring discussion and presentations from notable industry thought leaders.

Vision Monday Announces the Winners of the Vision Expo Dailies Giveaway

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Monday, September 26, 2016 12:18 AM NEW YORK—This year at Vision Expo West, one lucky attendee was chosen to win a $1,000 gift card each day of the show by picking up a copy of the Vision Expo Show Daily.

View a Slideshow of Booths, Panels and Product Launches at Vision Expo West on VisionMonday.com

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Monday, September 26, 2016 12:15 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.
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