100% Optical Plans to Break Records in London This Weekend

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Friday, February 5, 2016 12:24 AM LONDON—100% Optical has its sights set on smashing attendance, business and exhibitor targets when it opens this weekend, Feb. 6 to 8, at London ExCel, organizers said.

The Vision Council Announces New Board Members, 2015 Achievements at Annual Executive Summit

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Friday, January 29, 2016 12:27 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—As The Vision Council’s annual Executive Summit wraps up today, industry leaders gathered for executive level networking and heard about the latest trends in leadership development, economics and business strategies.

VM Announces First Speakers for Summit ‘BrainStorm’

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Monday, January 25, 2016 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Experts in digital medicine, neuroscience, wearable technology and retailing have joined the roster of speakers at Vision Monday’s 10th annual Global Leadership Summit, VM announced today.

Vision Expo East to Feature Enhanced Education Content

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Monday, January 25, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—International Vision Expo & Conference has made additions to its learning formats and expanded content for all ECPs for the upcoming Vision Expo East in April.

Opti Munich Closes Out Successful 4th Year, Announces Plans for Expansion

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:27 AM MUNICH—Opti 2016 closed on Sunday with over 27,500 trade visitors and 576 exhibitors from 81 countries coming through the Messe Munchen exhibition center from Jan 15 thru 17.

Ferragamo and Marchon Celebrate Century-Long Tie With Cinema

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Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Salvatore Ferragamo celebrated the culmination of its 100 Years 100 Days digital cycle on Dec. 8, 2015, with a live interactive event at the Gancio Studios, here. The celebration highlighted the Italian House’s century-long tie to cinema and honored its founder’s pioneering spirit.

Hear/Say

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Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM “Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every New Year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin

Learning About Neuro-Visual Optometry and Binocular Vision Dysfunction

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Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.—Sometimes vision problems are difficult to isolate, treat and recognize. But the work being done by Debby Feinberg, OD, of Vision Specialists (www.vision-specialists.com) of Michigan, and eight optometrists that she and her team have trained so far through their established Vision Specialists Institute, is shining a light on an arena that holds a new opportunity for the profession and brings hope for treatment and vision correction solutions for many patients who suffer from a vision challenge known as binocular vision dysfunction.

Santinelli and Nidek Celebrate 25-Year Partnership

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Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM HAPPAUGUE, N.Y.—This year, Santinelli International and Nidek Ltd. commemorate 25 years of their business alliance, marking the longest, continuous lens finishing equipment distributorship in the U.S. to date. The relationship started in 1991 when Nidek expanded from ophthalmic instrument manufacturing to lens finishing equipment manufacturing.

Silhouette Hosts Open House in New NYC Gallery

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Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—On Dec. 8, 2015, Silhouette International held their first open house at the Silhouette Gallery, the company’s new showroom, here.

Supporters Help Envision Raise $322k at Annual Gala

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Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM WICHITA, Kan.—At its eighth annual “Evening with Envision” gala held at the Hyatt Regency Wichita on Oct. 23, Envision raised more than $322,000 in support of its mission to improve the quality of life and provide inspiration for the blind and visually impaired through employment, outreach, rehabilitation, education and research.

The Vision Council Names Ashley Mills VP of Tradeshows & Meetings

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Friday, January 15, 2016 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council has appointed Ashley Mills as the new vice president of Tradeshows & Meetings.

Academy 2016 Anaheim Course Submission Window Now Open

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016 12:18 AM ANAHEIM, Calif.—The Lectures and Workshops Committee of the American Academy of Optometry invites the submission of course proposals for Academy 2016 Anaheim, to be held Nov. 9 through 12, 2016.

Vision Tech Emerges as a Major Focus of CES 2016

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Monday, January 11, 2016 12:21 AM LAS VEGAS—Even amid the acres of high definition TV screens, beeping robots, flying drones, self-driving cars, sensor-equipped clothing and appliances and other attention grabbing gear on display at CES 2016, smart glasses and other vision-enhancing products managed to create a stir.

Early-Bird Registration Ends Today for ‘BrainStorm,’ VM Global Leadership Summit

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Friday, January 8, 2016 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Early-bird registration representing over $100 in savings, ends today for “BrainStorm,” Vision Monday’s 10th Annual Global Leadership Summit.
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