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

By Staff
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.

Optical Lab Division Meeting Touts ‘Everything in One Place’

By Staff
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.

Vision Expo West 2014 Provides Platform for Events, Networking

By Staff
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

By Staff
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.

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

By Staff
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.

New Speaker on Millennials + Technology Added to 'Digitizing The Store' VM LIVE Program

By Staff
Friday, August 29, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK – Millennials expert and author Jeff Fromm has joined the upcoming program, “Digitizing The Store,” a special VM VM LIVE two-hour program, examining how new technologies are transforming the patient experience and doctor/retailer/patient dynamics.

PECAA to Host Three Optical Merchandising Workshops on the East Coast

By Staff
Monday, August 25, 2014 12:22 AM PORTLAND, Ore.—The Professional Eye Care Associates of America alliance of independent eyecare professionals, better known as PECAA, will hold three Optical Merchandising Workshops on the East Coast this fall.

Registration Opens for the Optical Lab Division Meeting

By Staff
Friday, August 15, 2014 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The annual event will once again be held in conjunction with the continuing education and exhibits at International Vision Expo West, Sept. 17 to 20.

'By Opticians, For Opticians,' OptiCon To Be Held in September at Opryland in Nashville

By Staff
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:21 AM NASHVILLE— OptiCon 2014, the 7th Annual National Opticians Conference, will take place here at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Sept. 4-7, 2014.

Hoya Vision Care Will Be a SECO Champion Premier Partner

By Staff
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:18 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas— Hoya Vision Care has agreed to support the SECO International meeting, the largest international education event for optometrists, as a SECO Champion Premier Partner through the organization's 2015 meeting.

OWA to Present ‘Connection Series’ Lunch and Learn Program at Expo West

By Staff
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:21 AM DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association’s Connection Series: Connecting Members to Leadership Ideas (formerly the P.O.W.W. event) will present “Seeing (Blind) Spots? Men and Women Working Together,” at Vision Expo West on Thursday Sept. 18 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

Optometry’s Meeting Hosts and Honors the Profession’s Leaders

By Staff
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM PHILADELPHIA—Among the highlights of the 2014 Optometry’s Meeting, sponsored by the American Optometric Association and the American Optometric Student Association, were the election of officers during the 117th AOA Congress, the 23rd annual Varilux Optometry Student Bowl, and the 5K Run/Walk sponsored by The Vision Council in support of Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation, among a host of other receptions, courses, meetings and events.

American Optometric Student Association Honors Student Leaders at Optometry’s Meeting

By Staff
Friday, July 11, 2014 12:21 AM PHILADELPHIA—The American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) presented its top awards to student leaders during the recent Optometry’s Meeting held here June 25-28.

Optometry’s Leaders Meet in Philadelphia for Optometry’s Meeting

By John Sailer
Thursday, July 03, 2014 11:30 AM PHILADELPHIA—Optometrists and optometry students, leaders of the optometric profession, convened in Philadelphia, June 25-29, for Optometry’s Meeting, hosted by the American Optometric Association and the American Optometric Student Association.

AOA Close to Naming Director, Swears in Cockrell as President, Among Host of Optometry’s Meeting Activities

By Staff
Monday, June 30, 2014 12:30 AM PHILADELPHIA—At the conclusion of this year’s Optometry’s Meeting, during the last day of delegates meetings for the 117th Annual American Optometric Association Congress, outgoing president Mitchell T. Munson, OD, said that the organization would announce a new executive director “soon.”
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