Attendance Trending Up as Expo Maintains an Energetic Pace

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Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:36 AM LAS VEGAS—As the show entered its second day, new products, show specials and discounts took center stage, allowing attendees and exhibitors alike to benefit from business opportunities. Traffic in The Galleria, The Suites and various pavilions kept a steady pace and overall attendance was trending up 1.8 percent as compared to last year, according to show organizers.

International Vision Expo & Conference OPTImum Program Under New Direction

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Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:18 AM NORWALK, Conn.—International Vision Expo & Conference has named Cheri Guy director of Professional Relations, tasked with overseeing the development and growth of the event’s prestigious OPTImum Program.

Show Daily for September 19, 2014

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Friday, September 19, 2014 12:00 PM Click here to read the Digital Edition of today's Show Daily, sponsored by Zeiss.

Expo Provides a Great Backdrop for New CE, Product Launches

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Friday, September 19, 2014 12:33 AM LAS VEGAS—Expo opened its doors to exhibitors and attendees yesterday and the mood was decidedly upbeat as the CE program got into full swing and new show features debuted.  "The Vision Expo community is brewing with excitement on every level,” according to Deborah Castor, vice president, Shows & Meetings, The Vision Council. “This morning's continuing education program opened with the State of the Industry Address which was standing room only, proving a healthy introduction to the days ahead.”

Show Daily for September 18, 2014

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Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:00 PM Click here to read the Digital Edition of today's Show Daily, sponsored by Zeiss.

Innovation at Expo Propels the Optical Industry Forward

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Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:36 AM LAS VEGAS—Vision Expo West continues to grow and refine the show experience year after year and 2014 is no different as show organizers continue to build upon the success of the last 25 years. This year, Expo features nearly 400 hours of continuing education, more than 50 special events and 350 exhibiting brands.

Int’l Vision Expo and Ritz-Carlton Partner on Customer Service CE Course

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Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM LAS VEGAS—For the first time at International Vision Expo & Conference West, The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center will share its customer service philosophy and delivery expertise with attendees in a two-hour continuing education course, “ Radar On-Antenna Up: The Ritz-Carlton Method of Fulfilling Unexpressed Wishes and Needs,” to be held Saturday, Sept. 20 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the EYEMAX Theater.

On Edge

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Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM

Optical Lab Division Meeting Touts ‘Everything in One Place’

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Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The 2014 Optical Lab Division meeting will once again be held in conjunction with the continuing education and exhibits at International Vision Expo West, Sept. 17 to 20, in the newly renovated Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Texas Congressman Meets With Vision Council Leadership

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Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Last month during Congress’ August recess, Hoya CEO Barney Dougher and The Vision Council’s government relations team met with Congressman Michael Burgess, MD (D-TX) in his local Lewisville, Texas district office.

Ultra Palm Throws Cazal ‘I Wear My Sunglasses at Night’ Party in L.A.

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Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM MIAMI—Ultra Palm Optical hosted a Cazal “I Wear My Sunglasses at Night” Party at the rooftop Biergarten of the Standard Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on Aug. 14 to celebrate the launch of new Cazal Legends vintage styles and showcase Cazal’s new fall ophthalmic collection.

Vision Expo West 2014 Provides Platform for Events, Networking

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Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM LAS VEGAS—As show organizers put the finishing touches on preparations for International Vision Expo & Conference, the event is shaping up to be a popular gathering destination and idea-sharing headquarters for eyecare professionals with more than 50 individual events scheduled from Sept. 17 – 20.

The Vision Council Announces 2015 Executive Summit Agenda and Featured Speakers

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 12:18 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council has announced the agenda and featured speaker lineup for its 2015 Executive Summit—an exclusive event filled with executive-level networking, leadership development, economic trend reporting and the latest business strategies.

Benefit Concert at Vision Expo Will Celebrate Darryl Meister’s Life

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Friday, September 05, 2014 12:15 AM SAN DIEGO—A benefit concert to celebrate the life of the late Darryl Meister, an optical authority who made vast contributions to the industry, will be held during Vision Expo West in Las Vegas to benefit his children’s educations. The event, “Music for the Meister,” will be held Friday, September 19 from 9:00 pm to midnight in the Lido Ballroom on the 3rd floor of the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.
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