A Lot of Work and Some Play at Vision Expo West

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Monday, October 22, 2018 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The optical industry was busy at work and play in Las Vegas last month—doing business on the show floor, attending panels and sessions, all the while finding time to mix business and pleasure together at networking events. From Celebrity sightings, to product and booth awards, it was jam-packed for three days.

Christian Siriano Talks Fashion, Frames and Styling Philosophies

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Monday, October 22, 2018 12:30 AM LAS VEGAS—During Vision Expo West, Vision Monday sat down one-on-one with the newest Transitions brand ambassador and fashion designer, Christian Siriano as he discussed his new role with Transitions as well as his broader design methods and style approach.

Vision Expo West 2018 Breaks Attendance Records, Show Organizers Say

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Thursday, October 4, 2018 12:30 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Vision Expo West’s 30th anniversary was a “sweeping success,” with the overall show experiencing a nearly double digit increase in attendance compared to 2017.

Vision Expo West Show Daily for Saturday, September 29, 2018

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Saturday, September 29, 2018 9:00 AM

Vision Expo West Show Daily for Friday, September 28, 2018

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Friday, September 28, 2018 9:00 AM

Vision Expo West Show Daily for Thursday, September 27, 2018

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 12:40 PM

VIP Lineup for Corporate Optometry Panel Set for Vision Expo West 2018

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Monday, September 17, 2018 12:18 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—A new Corporate Optometry Panel at Vision Expo West will bring together industry thought leaders from Costco, Luxottica, MyEyeDr., NewGradOptometry, Visionworks of America and Walmart Vision to discuss the range of business models that optometrists can practice in corporate optometry today, according to an announcement from show organizers. Titled “Pathways to Leadership in Corporate Optometry,” the event is sponsored by Luxottica and Visionworks of America and attendees will also enjoy an opportunity to network at a cocktail reception immediately following the panel.

Programs Aimed at Millennial ECPs Expected to Drive Attendance Growth at Expo

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 12:27 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—As of three weeks before the show, Vision Expo West pre-registration for young professionals is trending strongly ahead of 2017, organizers said.

Established and Emerging Panelists Set for Boutique Buyer Eyewear Panel at Expo

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Building on its past success, the Boutique Buyer Panel at Vision Expo West 2018 (Education: Sept. 26–29; Exhibit Hall; Sept. 27–29) will feature panelists from Article One, Europa Eyewear and STATE Optical Co., Eye Q Stylist and Peoples From Barbados, Gogosha Optique, Lafont, and Selima Optique, who will each bring their unique perspectives to the topic of independent eyewear. The Boutique Buyer Panel will take place on Friday, Sept. 28 from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. in the Galleria Lounge, Vision Expo Exhibit Hall. Cocktails and Networking will take place from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m.

Wearable Beacon Technology Powers Expo’s New Vision View Program

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Monday, August 27, 2018 12:18 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Vision Expo continues to invest in tools and technologies that allow attendees to personalize their experience and maximize time onsite, while helping exhibitors to increase their return on investment and receive more relevant booth traffic. The Vision View program, set to launch at Vision Expo West (Education: Sept.26 – 29; Exhibit Hall: Sept. 27 – 29) in Las Vegas, features new wearable beacon technology that will add a variety of benefits for both attendees and exhibitors.

Vision Expo OptiCon Program on Track to Surpass Successful Launch at East

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Monday, August 20, 2018 12:27 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Opticians and contact lens technicians will be able to experience OptiCon @ Vision Expo for the first time at Vision Expo West 2018 in Las Vegas.

Celebrity and Urban Driven Destination, The BLOCK, to Launch at Vision Expo West

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Monday, August 13, 2018 12:00 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The BLOCK, an extension of the Galleria featuring celebrity-influenced and independently designed urban eyewear, will launch at Vision Expo West 2018 in Las Vegas (Education: Sept. 26 – 29; Exhibit Hall: Sept. 27 – 29). In this new Exhibit Hall destination, fashion-forward retailers will find a customized environment that complements urban eyewear and elevates the presence of celebrity designers through fashion shows, meet-and-greets and panels focused on style and design, according to an announcement from show organizers.

Vision Expo Launches Contest to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Vision Expo West

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Vision Expo has released a new video and launched a social media contest to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Vision Expo West 2018 in Las Vegas.

Vision Expo West to Introduce Expanded Education Programming

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018 12:27 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Vision Expo West, taking place Sept. 26 to 29 in Las Vegas, will introduce an expansive scope of education, products, trends and solutions that will keep the industry updated on best practices in patient care, practice management and retail strategies.

Vision Expo to Recognize Exhibitors through New Award Category

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018 12:27 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Vision Expo has announced that it has added a new category as a part of its Best Booth Awards.