Early Bird Registration Opens for AOA’s Optometry’s Meeting Which Will Feature Martin Short

By Staff
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:21 AM PHILADELPHIA—Early bird registration has opened for Optometry’s Meeting, which will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center here, Wednesday, June 25, through Sunday, June 29.

Vision Source Announces Strategic Partnerships at Its Annual Meeting, The Exchange

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Friday, April 11, 2014 12:24 AM KINGWOOD, Texas—During The Exchange,  Vision Source’s annual meeting held in Boston this week, the Texas-based optometric alliance made a number of announcements, particularly related to strategic partnerships with multiple health care organizations. 

American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting Extends Its Schedule

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Monday, March 24, 2014 12:21 AM PHILADELPHIA—Breaking with tradition, the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) Optometry’s Meeting will run Wednesday through Sunday rather than its usual Thursday through Sunday schedule.

SECO 2014 Exceeds Its ‘Education Destination’ Status, With More than 7,000 Optometric Professionals Attending

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Monday, March 17, 2014 12:30 AM ATLANTA—Enhancing the reputation it has built as “The Education Destination” over the last nine decades, SECO 2014 added 53 more courses of continuing education (CE) this year.

‘be VISIONary’: A New Space for Experiencing Ideas From Luxottica Set to Bow at Vision Expo East

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Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK— Vision Expo East attendees will have a chance to see and experience a different type of show booth at this month’s upcoming event, with the debut of a new presentation from Luxottica.

Expanded Exhibit Hall, Robust CE Make for a ‘Reimagined’ Show

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Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM Whether this is your first visit to Vision Expo East—or your 10th—the education, exhibit hall and networking offerings for the 2014 conference appeal to a diverse audience of professionals passionate about eyecare and eyewear. Every Spring, over 20,000 seasoned professionals, newcomers, students and exhibitors converge in New York City to see the best of the best in the industry worldwide and this year promises to be no different, according to show organizers.

The Vision Council’s California Lab Committee Offers Free April Meeting

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:27 AM TEMECULA, Calif.—The California Lab Committee of The Vision Council’s Optical Lab Division, formerly the California Optical Laboratories Association (COLA), will hold its spring meeting here from April 24 to 25.

Organizers Planning Relocation of The Galleria and The Underground for Vision Expo East 2015

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Monday, March 10, 2014 12:27 AM NORWALK, Conn.—International Vision Expo & Conference has announced what it describes as a “re-imagined concept” for Vision Expo East 2015 with the relocation of The Galleria and The Underground pavilions to the Level 3 exhibition hall in the Jacob Javits Center in New York, one which “will seamlessly bring together all fashion and luxury frames, sunwear and accessories.“

44th Annual Mido Held, Organizers ‘Look Ahead’ for 2014

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Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:30 AM MILAN—Mido, the international optics, optometry and ophthalmology exhibition held annually here, took place at the Fieramilano Rho-Pero center from March 1 to 3, 2014, with a range of new activities, including a public event throughout Milan, Midounvolto, to raise the profile of eyewear.

NAVCP/NASHO Specialty Health Summit Announces Speakers, Seeks Award Nominees

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Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:24 AM NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The final roster of speakers has been announced for the third joint summit meeting of the National Association of Vision Care Plans  (NAVCP) and the National Association of Specialty Health Organizations (NASHO) to be held here at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, May 5 to 7, 2014.

ECPs Learn and Network at First Block Business Group Academy By The Beach

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Monday, March 03, 2014 12:00 AM BOCA RATON, Fla.—Two hundred eyecare professionals and another 90 exhibitors and course educators headed towards the Florida sunshine to take part in the first Block Business Group Business Academy By The Beach at the Boca Raton Resort & Club here, Jan. 24-Jan 26.

Health Care Reform Expert to Deliver Keynote Address at Vision Expo East

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Monday, March 03, 2014 12:00 AM NORWALK, Conn.—At this year’s Vision Expo East, Charles Posternack, M.D., will deliver the keynote address,”The Paradigm Shift in Health Care,” that will examine health care reform’s impact on the optical industry and how the pending changes are driving a transition from pay-for-performance to bundled payments

New CE Offerings for 2014 Conference

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Monday, March 03, 2014 12:00 AM NORWALK, Conn.—Short presentations called Tech Talks will also make their first appearance at the Vision Expo East this year. Held Friday through Sunday mornings from 8:00 to 8:20 a.m. in the Continuing Education area, Hall A, these presentations will provide inside information on the new, non-traditional, vision-related technology showcased in Vision Monday’s Eye2Zone.

Vision Expo East Opens New Pavilion in Response to Increase in Affiliate Partners

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Monday, February 24, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK— International Vision Expo will welcome more than 100 affiliate partners and alumni groups to Vision Expo East from March 26 to 30 at the Jacob K. Javits Center here.

ECPs Learn and Network at First Block Business Group Academy By The Beach

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Monday, February 10, 2014 12:21 AM BOCA RATON, Fla.—Two hundred eyecare professionals and another 90 exhibitors and course educators headed towards the Florida sunshine last month to take part in the first Block Business Group Business Academy By The Beach at the Boca Raton Resort & Club here, Jan. 24th-Jan 26th.
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