Mido 2023 Registration Is Now Open

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Monday, September 26, 2022 12:21 AM MILAN—Registration for Mido 2023 is now open. The international eyewear exhibition will be held from Feb. 4-6 at Rho/Fiera Milano here.

Vision Expo West 2022 Concludes Show in Las Vegas

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 12:27 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Vision Expo West 2022 concluded on Saturday, September 17. The four-day event, which took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, from Sept. 14-17 at The Venetian Convention Center & Expo, brought together thousands of members of the industry together. “It was amazing to see the full scope of the vision care industry come together in Las Vegas last week, both on and off the Show Floor,” said Fran Pennella, vice president, Visio Expo, at RX, co-organizer of Vision Expo.

Read the Vision Expo West Show Dailies

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 12:01 AM If you are just back from Vegas or were unable to attend Vision Expo West, the onsite Show Dailies are a great way to catch up on everything Expo. Click on the links below to access the Show Dailies from September 15, 16 and 17.

Click here to access the Digital Edition for the Sept. 15 Vision Expo West Show Daily.

Click here to access the Digital Edition for the Sept. 16 Vision Expo West Show Daily.

Click here to access the Digital Edition for the Sept. 17 Vision Expo West Show Daily.

Registration Now Open for Eyes On 2023, Virtual 3-Day Event to be Held Nov. 18-20, 2022

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022 12:21 AM SAN DIEGO—Eyes On Eyecare has opened registration for Eyes On 2023. Scheduled for November 18-20, 2022, Eyes On 2023 will feature nine hours of free COPE-accredited CE and CME for optometrists and ophthalmologists.

Today’s Focus Is on the Next Generation of ECPs as Vision Expo West Comes to a Close

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Saturday, September 17, 2022 12:30 AM As Vision Expo West 2022 wraps up today, the organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council and RX, would like to thank all supporters, attendees and exhibitors for their enthusiasm, hard work and commitment that has made the Show so successful. Today, students and young professionals are encouraged to check out the Career Zone-Student Lounge from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Located in The Union, Booth #U23019, the Career Zone-Student Lounge is a central hub for students and young professionals to network with participating companies, all of which are actively recruiting and seeking new talent. The Career Zone-Student Lounge will also host some special events including:

The Show Continues With Trailblazing Trends, Innovations and Opportunities for Connection

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Friday, September 16, 2022 12:30 AM Vision Expo West 2022 continues today with an impressive lineup of special events and education, both on and off the Show Floor. On The Show Floor, the Innovation Stage will host a series of educational panels on topics ranging from myopia management to the latest advances in virtual reality and vision therapies. The Innovation Stage kicks off today at 10:00 a.m. with the latest AREDS2 research presented by Bausch + Lomb’s Dr. Jeffry Gerson. This will be followed by a presentation from Hoya Vision Care on ways to optimize lens performance at your office.

Vision Expo West 2022 Is Underway in Las Vegas

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Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:36 AM Vision Expo West is underway at The Venetian Convention Center & Expo in Las Vegas. On behalf of the Show organizers, The Vision Council and RX, welcome to Vision Expo West 2022. With more than 380 exhibiting companies across the dynamic Show Floor, a completely new continuing education program and a robust lineup of engaging programming and energetic events, Vision Expo West is poised to be a dynamic and impactful Show. The Show Floor features more than 380 exhibiting companies across several, distinct Show Floor neighborhoods, including some new areas.

Vision Expo+, a Digital Extension of Vision Expo, Will Be Offered September 15-23

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022 12:33 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that Vision Expo+, a complimentary digital extension of the Vision Expo experience, will be offered from Thursday, September 15 to Friday, September 23, 2022.

Expo Show Organizers Release Program Schedule and Speakers for The Innovation Stage

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Thursday, August 25, 2022 12:18 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, announced the lineup of events scheduled to take place on the Innovation Stage at Vision Expo West, taking place September 14-17 in Las Vegas.

The Vision Council Shares Schedule of Exclusive Member Events Planned for Vision Expo West

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council, co-organizer of Vision Expo, announced the schedule of member events planned for Vision Expo West 2022, taking place September 14-17 in Las Vegas.

Show Organizers Announce Dynamic, Reimagined Floor Plan for Vision Expo East 2023

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Monday, August 22, 2022 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today shared plans for a dynamic, reimagined show floor layout that will debut at Vision Expo East 2023, taking place March 16-19 at the Javits Center in New York City. The new layout will feature all of Vision Expo’s Show Floor neighborhoods on Level Three of the Javits Center.

NOA Emphasizes Scholarship and Service at Annual Meeting

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Monday, August 22, 2022 12:21 AM GARDEN GROVE, Calif.—The National Optometric Association held its 51st annual NOA Convention here last month, the first in-person convention the organization has held since 2020.

American Academy of Optometry Launches Nationwide Search for New Chief Executive Officer

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Friday, August 19, 2022 12:24 AM ORLANDO—The American Academy of Optometry (AAO) is in the midst of a search for a new chief executive officer, and is working toward filling the position by the end of the calendar year. AAO formed a six-person search committee in July to identify candidates for the position, and is working with an executive search firm in the recruitment process. In the meantime, chief financial officer/deputy chief executive officer Richard Jones is serving as interim chief executive officer throughout the search process, according to an AAO announcement. Jones has more than 20 years of nonprofit financial experience and been part of AAO’s management team for nearly a decade.

The New England College of Optometry Announces Industry Collaborative, Scheduled for Aug. 29-30

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Friday, August 19, 2022 12:18 AM BOSTON—The New England College of Optometry (NECO) has announced the 2022 Industry Collaborative, which begins the afternoon of Aug. 29 at the Cambridge Innovation Center, and continues Aug. 30 at NECO’s Beacon Street location.

GRT Summit Organizers Announce Dates of Inaugural Summit at Zion National Park in Program Designed to Elevate Independent Optometry

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Monday, August 15, 2022 12:21 AM NEW YORK—The inaugural GRT Summit—a continuing education and practice enhancement meeting for independent ECPs—will be held Nov. 2-6, 2022, in Springdale, Utah, at the Cliffrose Lodge on the banks of the Virgin River and at the entrance to Zion National Park.