The Vision Council Presents Annual Executive Summit, Announces New Board Members

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:30 AM PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.—The Vision Council’s annual Executive Summit was in full swing here this week, as industry leaders gathered for executive-level networking, leadership development, and the latest in economic trends and business strategies.

Envision Conference 2015 Announces Dates in Denver, Begins Accepting Education Submissions

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:21 AM DENVER—Low Vision organization, Envision, has announced that its 10th annual Envision Conference will be held Sept. 9 to 12, 2015, at the Grand Hyatt here.

Essilor of America Sets 2015 Strategy in Motion at Banff Sales Meeting

By Andrew Karp
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM The Canadian Rockies provided a spectacular backdrop to Essilor of America’s 2015 National Sales Meeting, held here last week.

American Academy of Optometry’s 93rd Annual Meeting Breaks Attendance Records

By Staff
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 12:24 AM DENVER—The 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.

Registration Now Open for Vision Expo East 2015

By Staff
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:24 AM NORWALK, Conn.—Registration is now open 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).

PECAA Meeting Builds Business Knowledge of Doctors and Dispensing Staff

By Staff
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.

The ECP Network and Diversified Ophthalmics Host Education

By Staff
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.

SECO 2015 Meeting and Registration Dates Announced

By Staff
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 12:15 AM ATLANTA— SECO International 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.”

Dates Announced for NAVCP/NASHO 2015 Specialty Health Summit

By Staff
Monday, November 03, 2014 12:21 AM LAS VEGAS—The 2015 Specialty Health Summit is scheduled for May 4 to 6, 2015, at the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas.

Great Western Council of Optometry Hosts Record Number of Attendees to Its Annual Congress

By Staff
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.

Connecting, Learning, and Buying Marks an Upbeat Show Experience

By Catherine Wolinski
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.

View a Slideshow of VM LIVE Event: ‘Digitizing the Store’

By Staff
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.

Amphibia Sports Voted Vision Expo West ‘Vision Choice’ Winner

By Staff
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.

International Vision Expo & Conference OPTImum Program Under New Direction

By Staff
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.