Prevent Blindness Set Speakers and Program for 4th Annual Focus on Eye Health Summit

By Staff
Friday, May 01, 2015 12:30 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness and its partners set program details for the 4th annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit, to be held on  June 17, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Early-Bird Registration for Optometry’s Meeting Ends May 1

By Staff
Monday, April 27, 2015 12:21 AM SEATTLE—The American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends Optometry’s Meeting attendees register by May 1 to take advantage of early-bird registration reduced rates. Hosting the American Optometric Association’s 118th Annual Congress and the American Optometric Student Association’s 45th Annual Conference, Optometry’s Meeting will feature more than 200 exhibitors in the exhibit hall and five days of more than 200 hours of continuing education (CE).

American Academy of Optometry to Present With American Academy of Ophthalmology at Annual Meeting

By Staff
Friday, April 24, 2015 12:21 AM NEW ORLEANS—Registration is now open for the 94th annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry, which will feature the first-ever joint symposium the optometric organization will present with the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

ROB Presents ‘Closing the Gap Between Cost and Care’

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 3:00 PM NEW YORK—“Closing the Gap Between Cost & Care” was the theme for a lunch’n’learn event held on March 20 during Vision Expo East. The event was hosted by Review of Optometric Business’ Professional Editor Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD.

Alcon-Sponsored COR Reports Reaches a Quarter Century

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 1:00 PM NEW YORK—Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Alcon-sponsored Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) meeting hosted a crowd of industry executives and professionals representing leading optical groups in the Manhattan Skyline Ballroom of the Park Central Hotel. The Wednesday afternoon event began with a networking luncheon followed by an agenda filled with presentations of statistics and information related to business building for eyecare professionals.

Unaudited Numbers Indicate 15,156 Attendees at Expo East, Organizers Say

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 AM NORWALK, Conn.—Focused on a fresh new theme—Visionaries in Education, Fashion, and Technology—this year’s International Vision Expo East featured four days of education and exhibits with preliminary reports of 15,156 attendees, according to unaudited attendance figures show organizers told VM.

NAVCP/NASHO Specialty Health Summit Announces Speakers, Agenda

By Staff
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:24 AM LAS VEGAS—The 2015 Specialty Health Summit, held jointly by the National Association of Vision Care Plans and the National Association of Specialty Health Organizations, has announced its agenda and speaker roster for the event to be held May 4 to 6 at The Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas.

Schneider to Host DigiCon 2015 Conference in Germany

By Staff
Friday, April 03, 2015 12:15 AM FRONHAUSEN, Germany—Schneider Optical Machines announced that it will host DigiCon 2015, a technical conference for optical laboratory executives, at its corporate headquarters here from June 17 to 20.

In its Fifth Year, 2015 International Vision Conference to Host Education, Exhibits and Awards

By Staff
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 12:27 AM SAN DIEGO—The 2015 International Vision Conference, sponsored by OD Excellence and PFO Global, has been scheduled for Aug. 27-29, 2015, to be held in the Manchester Grand Hyatt here.

Unaudited Numbers Indicate 15,156 Attendees at Vision Expo East 2015, Show Organizers Say

By Staff
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:21 AM NORWALK, Conn.—Focused on a fresh new theme—Visionaries in Education, Fashion, and Technology—International Vision Expo East closed on Sunday, March 22 after four days of education and exhibits with preliminary reports of 15,156 attendees, according to unaudited attendance figures show organizers told VMail.

Combination of Education and Exhibits — A Winning Formula

By Staff
Sunday, March 22, 2015 12:24 AM NEW YORK—As Vision Expo heads into its final day, some vendors were reporting “stellar sales activity,” according to reports from show organizers, especially in the medical and diagnostic pavilions. In general, show floor traffic was brisk throughout the first two days as the combination of education and exhibits proved to be a winning formula for all concerned.

Education, Fashion and Technology Draw Vision Expo Crowds

By Staff
Sunday, March 22, 2015 12:21 AM NEW YORK—The Vision Expo Daily staff worked hard on the convention floor during Vision Expo East speaking to exhibitors and show goers alike to learn what brings them back year after year and what it is they were hoping to accomplish at this year’s show.

Robust Education Program Empowers Vision Expo

By Staff
Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Education has always been a major driver of Vision Expo’s success and this year’s event is no exception, according to show organizers.

Thousands Attend SECO 2015, the 92nd Annual Meeting for ECPs in Atlanta

By John Sailer
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:00 PM ATLANTA—More than 100 speakers presenting over 250 continuing education courses, an exhibit hall featuring over 200 exhibitors, and more than 50 social and affiliate events attracted more than 7,000 optometry professionals to SECO 2015, held March 4-8 in Atlanta.

Nearly 200 ECPs Attend Opticians Association of America Conference

By Staff
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM LAS VEGAS—The Opticians Association of America Leadership Conference hosted nearly 200 attendees at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, Feb. 5 to 7, 2015.
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