Wednesday, December 03, 2014 12:24 AM
American Academy of Optometry
(AAO) broke attendance records at its recent 93rd annual meeting posting a 5 percent increase over last year’s attendance, organizers said. During the four-day meeting, the AAO recognized individuals who have contributed to advancing the profession of optometry with a variety of awards.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:24 AM
NORWALK, Conn.—Registration is now
for International Vision Expo & Conference East 2015, scheduled to be held at the Javits Center in New York March 19 to 22 (Education: March 19 to 22, Exhibition: March 20 to 22).
Friday, November 21, 2014 1:00 PM
BELLEVUE, Wash.—PECAA, a nationwide doctor alliance group for independent doctors, held their Business Symposium Nov. 6 to 9 at the Westin Bellevue here. The three-day meeting was attended by 170 PECAA member doctors and 130 staff members from across the U.S.
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM
MASON, Ohio—The ECP Network and Diversified Ophthalmics welcomed ECPs from seven states to the Kings Island Summer Seminar in Mason, Ohio, on Aug. 24. The seminar featured nine hours of optometric continuing education along with a 19-space exhibit experience.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 12:15 AM
has announced the dates for its 92nd
annual meeting to be held here on March 4 to 8, 2015. The meeting will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center and contains the theme, “Where Sight Meets Vision.”
Monday, November 03, 2014 12:21 AM
2015 Specialty Health Summit
is scheduled for May 4 to 6, 2015, at the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas.
Friday, October 31, 2014 12:15 AM
PORTLAND, Ore.—A record-breaking number of optometrists attended the
Great Western Council of Optometry
annual congress at the Oregon Convention Center and Crowne Plaza hotel here earlier this month, Oct. 9 to 12, 2014. The 635 ODs, 127 allied ophthalmic professionals, and 231 students in attendance came from 41 states and three Canadian provinces.
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 AM
LAS VEGAS—Whether exhibiting, shopping for products or looking for technologies to upgrade optical practices, the business atmosphere at this year’s Expo was positive, according to comments from attendees and exhibitors.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:15 AM
LAS VEGAS—In a continuing series of live events, VM LIVE's two-hour "Digitizing the Store" hosted nearly 200 optical retailers, ECPs and other industry executives to help make sense of the latest technologies changing the patient experience.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 12:18 AM
LAS VEGAS—Vision Expo West attendees voted Amphibia Sports LLC first place as the show’s “Vision Choice” best new product.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:18 AM
NORWALK, Conn.—International Vision Expo & Conference has named Cheri Guy director of Professional Relations, tasked with overseeing the development and growth of the event’s prestigious OPTImum Program.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:36 AM
LAS VEGAS—Vision Expo West continues to grow and refine the show experience year after year and 2014 is no different as show organizers continue to build upon the success of the last 25 years. This year, Expo features nearly 400 hours of continuing education, more than 50 special events and 350 exhibiting brands.
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.
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.