Int’l Vision Expo and Ritz-Carlton Partner on Customer Service CE Course

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Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM LAS VEGAS—For the first time at International Vision Expo & Conference West, The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center will share its customer service philosophy and delivery expertise with attendees in a two-hour continuing education course, “ Radar On-Antenna Up: The Ritz-Carlton Method of Fulfilling Unexpressed Wishes and Needs,” to be held Saturday, Sept. 20 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the EYEMAX Theater.

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Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM

Optical Lab Division Meeting Touts ‘Everything in One Place’

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Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The 2014 Optical Lab Division meeting will once again be held in conjunction with the continuing education and exhibits at International Vision Expo West, Sept. 17 to 20, in the newly renovated Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Texas Congressman Meets With Vision Council Leadership

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Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Last month during Congress’ August recess, Hoya CEO Barney Dougher and The Vision Council’s government relations team met with Congressman Michael Burgess, MD (D-TX) in his local Lewisville, Texas district office.

Ultra Palm Throws Cazal ‘I Wear My Sunglasses at Night’ Party in L.A.

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Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM MIAMI—Ultra Palm Optical hosted a Cazal “I Wear My Sunglasses at Night” Party at the rooftop Biergarten of the Standard Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on Aug. 14 to celebrate the launch of new Cazal Legends vintage styles and showcase Cazal’s new fall ophthalmic collection.

Vision Expo West 2014 Provides Platform for Events, Networking

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Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM LAS VEGAS—As show organizers put the finishing touches on preparations for International Vision Expo & Conference, the event is shaping up to be a popular gathering destination and idea-sharing headquarters for eyecare professionals with more than 50 individual events scheduled from Sept. 17 – 20.

The Vision Council Announces 2015 Executive Summit Agenda and Featured Speakers

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 12:18 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council has announced the agenda and featured speaker lineup for its 2015 Executive Summit—an exclusive event filled with executive-level networking, leadership development, economic trend reporting and the latest business strategies.

Benefit Concert at Vision Expo Will Celebrate Darryl Meister’s Life

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Friday, September 05, 2014 12:15 AM SAN DIEGO—A benefit concert to celebrate the life of the late Darryl Meister, an optical authority who made vast contributions to the industry, will be held during Vision Expo West in Las Vegas to benefit his children’s educations. The event, “Music for the Meister,” will be held Friday, September 19 from 9:00 pm to midnight in the Lido Ballroom on the 3rd floor of the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.

Vision Expo West to Provide Platform for Special Events, Networking Opportunities

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Wednesday, September 03, 2014 12:15 AM NORWALK, Conn.—This year’s International Vision Expo & Conference is once again shaping up to be a popular gathering destination and idea-sharing headquarters for ECPs as show organizers finalize preparations for hosting more than 50 individual events from Sept. 17–20.

Quest Vision Care Specialty Lab Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:19 AM LARGO, Fla.—Quest Vision Care Specialty Lab celebrated its 10th anniversary on June 27, 2014 at a company cookout here at the residence of company president and founder Michael Walach.

Women In Optometry Holds Inaugural Live Event

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:18 AM PHILADELPHIA—Ilaria Urbanati, fashion stylist for several of today’s hottest celebrities, captured the attention of women ODs who attended the first live event presented by Women In Optometry (WO) magazine at the historic Union League in Philadelphia on June 27.

Alcon and ‘The A Team’ Help Professional Golfers Keep Their Eyes on the Ball

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:17 AM GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Professional golfers at the Meijer LPGA Classic here last month had their visual-motor skills evaluated by a group of sports-minded eyecare practitioners known as “The A Team” High Performance Vision Associates

Conference Program Introduces Exclusive Wearable Technology CE Track

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM

LAS VEGAS—As wearable technology continues to invigorate the world of eyecare through both form and function, International Vision Expo & Conference will introduce a targeted new CE track dedicated to educating attendees on what this technology means for the industry’s future, and how to maximize its business potential.

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