Exploring Innovations and Ideas at Vision Expo West 2021

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Friday, September 24, 2021 12:33 AM LAS VEGAS—As Vision Expo West 2021 continues today here in Las Vegas and throughout the exhibit hall, attendees can explore new innovations and products and attend special events and panels designed to challenge the ordinary, inspire creativity, create business solutions and enhance patient care. Panels offering unparalleled access to industry leaders and the latest trends will bring attendees to the forefront of innovation. After exploring the different neighborhoods on the Show Floor, featuring more than 280 exhibiting companies, be sure to stop by The Suites for access to the most established luxury fashion houses and the latest exclusive upmarket boutiques in an intimate and unparalleled buying experience across the Venetian and Palazzo Hotels.

Eyemart Express Launches Employee Leadership Training and Education Programs

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Friday, September 24, 2021 12:24 AM DALLAS—Optical retailer Eyemart Express is launching a proprietary leadership academy and new programs to help fund optical education and certifications for its more than 2,200 associates throughout the country.

Vision Expo West 2021 Gets Underway in Las Vegas

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:36 AM LAS VEGAS—Vision Expo West 2021 is underway, welcoming attendees and exhibitors to The Venetian Convention Center & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. On the Show Floor, attendees will find more than 280 exhibiting companies across several distinct neighborhoods, as well as cutting-edge education and engaging programming.  Also make sure to explore The Suites for access to the most established luxury fashion houses and the latest exclusive upmarket boutiques in an intimate buying experience across The Venetian and Palazzo Hotels.

Show Organizers Release Details on Opening Night Party and other Special Events Planned for Vision Expo West 2021

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Thursday, September 9, 2021 12:27 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announced details on the opening night party and other special events planned for Vision Expo West 2021.

The Vision Council and RX Share VisionSAFE Guidelines for Vision Expo West 2021

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council and RX, organizers of Vision Expo, today shared the latest VisionSAFE guidelines that will be in place for Vision Expo West, taking place September 22-25 at The Venetian Convention Center & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Free ABO CE Webinar—Welcoming Patients to Presbyopia

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New York State Society of Opticians to Host ABO Basic Exam Review Course on September 12

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Thursday, August 19, 2021 12:15 AM VERONA, N.Y.—New York optician apprentices and students can enhance their knowledge of the field and improve their preparation for the national American Board of Opticianry (ABO) licensing exam with an ABO exam review course to be offered Sunday, Sept. 12, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, N.Y. As part of its Annual Convention, the New York State Society of Opticians (NYSSO) will host the course, which uses a curriculum provided by the National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS).

Innovative Eyewear Appoints Olivia 'Dibby' Bartlett as a Director

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021 12:18 AM MIAMI—Innovative Eyewear Inc., operator of the Lucyd Bluetooth smart eyewear brand, has appointed Olivia "Dibby" Bartlett as an independent director.

Transitions Optical Announces 2020 Innovation Awards Finalists

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Tuesday, July 27, 2021 12:24 AM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—Transitions Optical announced the finalists for its annual Transitions Innovation Awards program, which recognizes both individuals and companies for their innovative efforts to support the Transitions brand over the past year. The winners will be announced later this year and honored during Transitions Academy 2022, January 16-19. “2020 was a unique year, and it’s now more important than ever to focus on the highlights and celebrate our Innovation Award finalists and their achievements,” said Jose Alves, general manager, Americas, Transitions Optical.

Registration Is Now Open for Vision Expo West 2021

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Friday, July 23, 2021 12:30 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Registration is now open for Vision Expo West 2021, taking place September 22-25 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. With Las Vegas fully reopened, the Show organizers, The Vision Council and RX, are planning a robust Show experience featuring several new neighborhoods, in addition to the return of The Suites, as well as extensive education opportunities and the return of the OptiCon @ Vision Expo program and hub.

My Vision Show to Host Hybrid Event in Dallas, June 23-27

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:18 AM DALLAS—After nearly two years of growth and evolution, My Vision Show is preparing for its biggest show yet. The upcoming hybrid event, dubbed "See What’s New," will take place June 23-27.

If You Know an Influential Woman in Optical Nominate Her Now—Nominations Will Close on Sunday, June 13

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Friday, June 11, 2021 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July issue, marking the 19th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. The deadline for submitting nominations has been extended to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 13. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry.

If You Know an Influential Woman in Optical Nominate Her Now—Nominations Will Close on Sunday, June 13

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Friday, June 11, 2021 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July issue, marking the 19th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. The deadline for submitting nominations has been extended to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 13. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry.

Do You Know an Influential Woman in Optical? Nominate Her Now—the Deadline Has Been Extended to June 13

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July issue, marking the 19th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. The deadline for submitting nominations has been extended to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 13. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry.

Do You Know an Influential Woman in Optical? Nominate Her Now, the Deadline Is June 7

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry. In retailing, wholesaling, product design, manufacturing, distribution and vision care and managed care, talented women are shaping the direction of the companies and organizations they work for, and, in many cases, lead. This is why Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July issue, marking the 19th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form.