VM Photo Share: NYC Sights, Sounds and People at Expo

NEW YORK—With memories of Expo still fresh in everyone’s minds, Vision Monday presents the following slideshow to recap the sights and excitement that helped make up Vision Expo East 2014. See who was at the industry parties held on the show floor and all around the town last week.

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Person of Vision Award »

Zyloware Eyewear chairman, Bob Shyer, and vice chairman, Henry Shyer, were honored as the 2014 recipients of the Persons of Vision Award by Prevent Blindness. (L to R) Zyloware's James Shyer with his father, PB honoree Henry Shyer along with co-honoree Bob Shyer and his son, Chris Shyer.

Dinner Attendees »

(L to R) HVHC's David Holmberg, Refac's Dave Pierson and Visionworks Jeff Eisen, some of the evenings sponsors, at the Prevent Blindness Person of Vision dinner honoring Zyloware's Bob and Henry Shyer.

The Shyer Clan »

The Bob Shyer clan with the patriarch and Prevent Blindness Person of Vision honoree front and center.

Person of Vision Dinner »

Signage at the Person of Vision Dinner.

Essilor and Walman »

Pam and Bob Colucci of Essilor with Walman Optical's Bryan Schueler and his wife, Bonnie.

Henry Shyer »

Henry takes a moment to party with, (l to r) Cadi Tierney and Holly Autorina, McGee Group; Zyloware's Jennifer Derryberry; Shyer; Zyloware's Cindy Swain; and National Vision's Erin Durham.

Industry Attendees »

(L to R) Chris and Jamie Shyer with HMR Holdings' Harvey Ross, Eyemart Express' Doug and Molly Barnes and REM Eyewear's Mike Hundert.

Congratulations All Around »

(L to R) Chris Shyer, Henry Shyer and Prevent Blindness' Hugh Parry.

TAYE and Visionworks »

Think About Your Eyes' Dave Plogmann, (l) and Visionworks' Jeff Eisen.

ClearVision and Eyewear Designs »

Clearvision Optical's Peter Friedfeld with Eyewear Designs' Andrea Gluck.

Time for a 'Roast' »

Four friends took turns to "roast" Bob and Henry. (L to R) Zyloware's Jim Tooke; U.S. Vision's Marj McGraw; Zyloware's Bill Vescovo; and Walman Optical's Marty Bassett.

The Vision Council Contingent »

(L to R) The Vision Council's Deb Castor, Maureen Beddis and Donna Van Green

U.S. Vision and Henry »

U.S. Vision's Marj McGraw and Henry Shyer.

The Jobson Crew »

The Jobson crew turned out to salute the Shyers, including Bob S. Amato, (c).

SUNY Gala Honorees »

SUNY Optometry's Optometric Center of NY celebrated the contributions to vision care and to the city of New York at its annual Gala here as the Foundation recognized the contributions of Andrea Dorigo, past president of Luxottica Wholesale NA and of Edie Lutnick, director of the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund. (L to R) Brooks Brothers' Claudio Del Vecchio, with honoree Andrea Dorigo and Essilor's John Carrier.

Dorigo Honored »

SUNY Optometry Foundation honoree Andrea Dorigo was presented his honor by Luxottica's Holly Rush.

Lutnick Honored »

(L to R) SUNY Board trustee Barbara Saltzman with SUNY Optometry Foundation honoree Edie Lutnick of the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund and SUNY Optometry's president, David Heath, OD.

Marchon Hosts Optical Women's Association Party »

Optical Women's Association president, Jobson Optical's Christie Walker, welcomed attendees to the OWA reception at Marchon's Manhattan showroom.

Congratulating Rogerson »

Rene Soltis Shepherd (l) presented the Pleiades Award to Sherrie Rogerson of REM Eyewear.

Sherrie and Family »

Sherrie Rogerson, this year's OWA Pleiades Award winner, with her husband Kirk and children, Zac and Jordan.

VSP and Marchon »

VSP's Tim Jankowski and Stuart Thomas, OD, with Marchon's Giancarla Agnoli at the OWA reception.

OWA Members »

VSP Global's Kate Renwick-Espinosa (l) met with Lorrie Lippiatt, OD, during the OWA party.

ClearVision »

The ClearVision Optical clan Mimi and Fred (front) and sons David and Peter (back) Friedfeld toast in honor of their 25th Anniversary with BCBG at the BCBG store in Midtown Manhattan.

ClearVision »

The Grand Prize raffle winner of ClearVision's $2,500 BCBG shopping spree, Alfonso Bullock, OD (l), from Palisades Park, N.J., with ClearVision's Peter Friedfeld at the company's party Friday night at the BCBG Flagship store on Fifth Avenue.

Opti-Port Party at the Hard Rock Café »

Real Optics' Rachel Sivi (l) met with Bard Optical's Diana Hall at the Opti-Port reception in the Hard Rock Café in Times Square.

Europa Customer Appreciation Dinner »

(L to R) Europa's Jerry Wolowicz, Cynthia Shapiro, Chris Loeffler, and Amanda and Scott Shapiro at the Europa customer appreciation dinner and dancing party at Manhattan Penthouse.

The Band at Europa's Dinner »

Europa's guests enjoyed a live band at the customer appreciation dinner on Friday night.

Dinner and Dancing with Europa »

Guests of the Europa customer appreciation dinner at Manhattan Penthouse danced the night away.

ODs on Facebook Segues to Eye Docs of Rock Concert »

Party sponsors, Alan Glazier, OD, with Vision Source's Derrick Artis, OD, MBA, at the ODs on Facebook pre-party before the Bad Habits: Eye Docs of Rock.

TAYE at Eye Docs of Rock »

Representing sponsor Think About Your Eyes at the Bad Habits concert were Jon Torrey (l) and Rick Holt.

Blackfin Cipriani Collaboration Celebration at Grand Central »

(L to R) Blackfin's Giancarlo Recchia and Nicola Del Din with Cipriani's Paolo Doglioni celebrating the Blackin-Cipriani collaboration at Cipriani Dolce on Grand Central Terminal's West Balcony.

Blackfin Celebration at Cipriani »

Blackfin's Nicola Del Din is joined by a young guest at the Cipriani celebration.

l.a. Eyeworks Trunk Show at Alexander Gray »

l.a. Eyeworks co-founder and designer, Gai Gherardi (center), is joined by gallery owners David Cabrera (l) and Alexander Gray (r) for the "Framing Creatures" trunk show on Wednesday.

The Idiosyncratic Fashionistas Fete l.a. Eyeworks »

Valerie (l) and Jean (third from r) of The Idiosyncratic Fashionistas with Debra Rappaport and Gai Gherardi, l.a. Eyeworks co-founder and designer at the l.a. Eyeworks trunkshow Wednesday night.

Dun-Well Doughnuts Feed l.a. Eyeworks Trunk Show »

Dun-Well Doughnuts owners Christopher Hollowell and Dan Dunbar provided treats for the evening at Alexander Gray Associates for the l.a. Eyeworks trunk show.

Zimco Celebrates Catherine Malandrino »

Aaron (l) and Stephen (r) Schubach of Standard Optical join Mitchell Zinberg of Zimco at the company's Catherine Malandrino launch celebration.

Safilo Celebrates its 80th Anniversary »

(L to R) Safilo's Ross Brownlee, Robin Ettinger and Glenn Rusk celebrate the company's 80th birthday at the Safilo showroom Friday night.

Safilo Showroom Anniversary Party »

(L to R) Tom Carberry and Robin Ettinger of Safilo at the 80th anniversary celebration.

Partying at EyeRock »

Partying the night away at the EyeRock concert at the Hard Rock Café. Proceeds from the show went to New Eyes for the Needy.

EyeRock Horns Take Flight »

The mighty EyeRock Horns take flight: saxophonist Bruce Meyer, OD, trombonist Dana Cohen and trumpeter Eric Rollins. Playing keyboards, at rear is Gary Gerber, OD.

Aerial Vision »

Andrea Burnelli and Daniele Murchio from Aerial Vision International enjoy the show.

Dance Floor Scene »

EyeRockers David Salk, Pete Heyward and Ned Matura got the crowd dancing.

LES and Costco »

Local Eye Site's Steven Squires and Kelli Moss with Denise Brown-Mogil of Costco.

VM and ClearVision »

Peter Friedfeld of ClearVision with VM's Marge Axelrad.

Hail to the Chiefs »

Hail to the chiefs! Jean Gajano, executive director of New Eyes for the Needy and EyeRock Band producer Steve Santinelli.

Audience Approval »

The exuberant EyeRock audience roar their approval for the musicians.

School of Rock »

The talented young performers from the School of Rock were a highlight of the show.

In the Spotlight »

Robert Shanbaum (center) takes a turn in the spotlight, accompanied by Andrew Karp (l) and Stephen Fournier (r).

EyeRock Prelude »

Visionaries, an EyeRock Band offshoot consisting of, (l to r) Pete Hayward, David Salk, Ned Matura, Robert Shanbaum and John Alofs (not pictured) played a rare gig the night before EyeRock at Tammany Hall in lower Manhattan..

Tura Showroom Celebration »

Tura's Lidia Parisi, Audrey Pavia, Jennifer Coppel and Scott Sennett toast their new NYC showroom on Sixth Avenue.

Tura Showroom Celebration »

In front of a wall of classic Tura advertisements and inspiration sketches, from left: Tura's Keith Kamalich, VP, and Scott Sennett, president, with Eschenbach Group's Wolfgang Rebstock.

Mykita's SoHo Store »

(L to R) Mykita's Daniel Haffmans, Cedric Moreau and Philipp Haffmans celebrate the launch of their collaboration with Maison Martin Margiela at the company's Crosby Street store on Saturday night.

Strike a Pose at Mykita's SoHo Store »

The Mykita guys loosen up after their serious portrait.

Selima Optique and Olivia Knox »

Selima Salaun, Olivia Byanyima and Shanley Knox of Olivia Knox at Selima Optique's Spring celebration at Le Bain Saturday night.

Selima and Friends at The Standard Hotel »

Selima Salaun and friends enjoy the Selima Optique celebration at The Standard Hotel in the Meatpacking district.

Oliver Peoples Hits the Roof »

Oliver Peoples' David Shulte (l) and Larry Leight welcomed guests at the brand's party on the Gramercy Terrace on the Gramercy Park Hotel's rooftop on Saturday night.

Oliver Peoples Hits the Roof »

Oliver Peoples' Shulte (l) and Gregg Ossip,OD, of Ossip Optometry in Central Indiana at the Oliver People's party.