NEW YORK—From recognizing women as major players in optical to celebrating company partnerships and products, New York City was a busy place to be on Saturday April 16 as Vision Expo East nighttime festivities wrapped up. Here’s a slideshow of some of the major parties that took place around town.


OWA Awards Reception Shines at
One World Observatory

With One World Observatory and the New York City skyline as its stage, the Optical Women’s Association honored MyEyeDr.’s Sue Downes with the Pleiades Award and Solutions’ Ann Englert with the Pyxis Award. The annual OWA event (#OWALOVESNYC) attracted optical industry leaders as well as members of the OWA. Marchon was the sponsor of the “star” studded event. Here, VisionWeb’s Heather Smith, OWA president, welcomes guests to the reception.


View the Thursday and Friday night party slideshows. Read the Digital Editions of the Show Dailies for April 15, 16 and 17.