PECAA to Host Three Optical Merchandising Workshops on the East Coast

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Monday, August 25, 2014 12:22 AM PORTLAND, Ore.—The Professional Eye Care Associates of America alliance of independent eyecare professionals, better known as PECAA, will hold three Optical Merchandising Workshops on the East Coast this fall.

The Power Practice National Meeting Educates and Entertains

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Monday, August 25, 2014 12:10 AM SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—The Power Practice, the practice management consulting group run by Gary Gerber, OD, held its national client meeting here earlier this year.

Foster Grant Celebrates its 85th Birthday

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Monday, August 18, 2014 12:10 AM NEW YORK—FGX International celebrated the 85th anniversary of the Foster Grant brand on July 18, 2014, at the Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel in New York City.

Safilo Sponsors Special Olympics Photo Exhibit at the Morris Museum

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Monday, August 18, 2014 12:10 AM MORRISTOWN, N.J.—In celebration of the accomplishments of the New Jersey Special Olympics athletes, the Morris Museum presents Portrait of An Athlete: Special Olympics of New Jersey & United States Paralympics, June 12 through Nov. 16, 2014, sponsored by Safilo Group.

VSP Global Opens ‘The Shop’ to Develop Digital Technologies in Eyewear

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Monday, August 18, 2014 12:10 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif.—VSP Global’s innovation and R&D lab, The Shop, held a ribbon cutting for its Sacramento facility last month.

Registration Opens for the Optical Lab Division Meeting

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Friday, August 15, 2014 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The annual event will once again be held in conjunction with the continuing education and exhibits at International Vision Expo West, Sept. 17 to 20.

'By Opticians, For Opticians,' OptiCon To Be Held in September at Opryland in Nashville

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:21 AM NASHVILLE— OptiCon 2014, the 7th Annual National Opticians Conference, will take place here at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Sept. 4-7, 2014.

Hoya Vision Care Will Be a SECO Champion Premier Partner

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:18 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas— Hoya Vision Care has agreed to support the SECO International meeting, the largest international education event for optometrists, as a SECO Champion Premier Partner through the organization's 2015 meeting.

OWA to Present ‘Connection Series’ Lunch and Learn Program at Expo West

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:21 AM DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association’s Connection Series: Connecting Members to Leadership Ideas (formerly the P.O.W.W. event) will present “Seeing (Blind) Spots? Men and Women Working Together,” at Vision Expo West on Thursday Sept. 18 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

The Silmo Organization to Launch Silmo Istanbul

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:21 AM PARIS–Following the first edition of Istanbul Optik Fuari (ISOF) last December, the Silmo organization has rebranded the trade show Silmo Istanbul with the goal of becoming the flagship Eurasian trade fair, Silmo organizers said.

Accessories Council to Honor 20/20 Magazine With Hall of Fame Award

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:18 AM NEW YORK – The Accessories Council, a not-for-profit dedicated to nurturing accessory design, will honor 20/20 Magazine with its annual Hall of Fame Award.

What Are You Wearing? / #VMSpirit #Selfie Snapshots

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:00 AM

Luxottica and Scott Schuman Host ‘Faces by the Sartorialist’ Launch Event

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Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM FLORENCE—Luxottica hosted a launch party on June 17 during Pitti Uomo, a menswear trade fair held biannually here, for “Faces by the Sartorialist,” a new digital hub done in partnership with Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist.

Optometry’s Meeting Hosts and Honors the Profession’s Leaders

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Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM PHILADELPHIA—Among the highlights of the 2014 Optometry’s Meeting, sponsored by the American Optometric Association and the American Optometric Student Association, were the election of officers during the 117th AOA Congress, the 23rd annual Varilux Optometry Student Bowl, and the 5K Run/Walk sponsored by The Vision Council in support of Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation, among a host of other receptions, courses, meetings and events.

Zeiss Supports Science Education at San Diego School

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Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM SAN DIEGO—Carl Zeiss has donated a Zeiss Primo Star microscope to the Albert Einstein Academy, a K-8 public charter school in San Diego, Calif.
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