The Vision Council to Host China Tariff Town Hall Forum on Tuesday May 28

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council will be hosting two town hall informational sessions to discuss the China 301 duties and how they will impact members as well as the optical industry. Members of The Vision Council are invited to join the discussion on Tuesday, May 28 at the below times.

1 p.m. EDT: Eyewear & Accessories, Sunglass & Reader, and Low Vision Divisions
Dial-in number: 800-581-5838 with Passcode: 272525

3 p.m. EDT: Lens Processing & Technology, Optical Retail, Lab and Lens Divisions
Dial-in number: 800-289-0459 with Passcode: 429777

Ashley Mills, CEO of The Vision Council, Greg Chavez, The Vision Council’s executive vice president of operations and membership, and Rick Van Arnam, The Vision Council’s regulatory counsel, will discuss the following topics:

• Background on the Chinese and U.S. trade war
• The impact China 301 duties will have on optical products
• The Vision Council’s outreach and future plans
• Member Involvement

Following the discussion, the floor will be open for feedback from participants. The conversation is expected to last no more than one hour.

Questions can be directed to Greg Chavez at