Cast Your Votes for Jobson's 2021 EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards—Nominations Close on Nov. 1

By Staff
Friday, October 22, 2021 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are hosting the 13th annual EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year. These two Jobson Medical Information publications are teaming up once again this fall to get readers’ opinions by asking optical retailers’ and ECPs to identify their favorite products in 20 distinct categories: optical frames, spectacle lenses, sunglasses, Rx sun lenses, contact lenses, optical equipment for wholesale prescription labs, optical supplies, ECP/retail in-office lab equipment, diagnostic instruments, practice management software, EHR software, online ordering website, patient engagement systems, dispensing/measuring fitting systems, online and social media marketing services, PPE, contactless dispensing devices, virtual try-on tools, telehealth solution and Social Purpose missions.

Time Is Running Out—Vote Now for Your Favorite Optical Products and Services as Part of Jobson's 2021 EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards

By Staff
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are hosting the 13th annual EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.

Cast Your Votes for Jobson's 2021 EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards

By Staff
Monday, October 18, 2021 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are hosting the 13th annual EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year. These two Jobson Medical Information publications are teaming up once again this fall to get readers’ opinions by asking optical retailers’ and ECPs to identify their favorite products in 20 distinct categories: optical frames, spectacle lenses, sunglasses, Rx sun lenses, contact lenses, optical equipment for wholesale prescription labs, optical supplies, ECP/retail in-office lab equipment, diagnostic instruments, practice management software, EHR software, online ordering website, patient engagement systems, dispensing/measuring fitting systems, online and social media marketing services, PPE, contactless dispensing devices, virtual try-on tools, telehealth solution and Social Purpose missions.

My Vision Show Announces Rewind, Opens Doors to All Exhibitors

By Staff
Friday, October 15, 2021 12:18 AM NEW YORK—My Vision Show, a producer of virtual and interactive events, has announced the first My Vision Show Rewind.

Nominations for Jobson's 2021 EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards Are Open

By Staff
Friday, October 8, 2021 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are hosting the 13th annual EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year. These two Jobson Medical Information publications are teaming up once again this fall to get readers’ opinions by asking optical retailers’ and ECPs to identify their favorite products in 20 distinct categories: optical frames, spectacle lenses, sunglasses, Rx sun lenses, contact lenses, optical equipment for wholesale prescription labs, optical supplies, ECP/retail in-office lab equipment, diagnostic instruments, practice management software, EHR software, online ordering website, patient engagement systems, dispensing/measuring fitting systems, online and social media marketing services, PPE, contactless dispensing devices, virtual try-on tools, telehealth solution and Social Purpose missions.

Vision Expo West 2021 Concludes Show in Las Vegas

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Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Vision Expo West 2021 concluded on Saturday, September 25. The four-day event, which took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, from Sept. 22-25 at The Venetian Convention Center & Expo, brought together thousands of members of the industry. The Show featured more than 280 exhibiting companies across several distinct neighborhoods and offered cutting-edge continuing education as well as engaging programming. Additionally, The Suites offered attendees access to established luxury fashion houses and the latest exclusive upmarket boutiques in an intimate buying experience across the Venetian and Palazzo Hotels. In response to a query from VMAIL, show organizers did not release show attendance figures at presstime. Show organizers expect to have Expo attendance numbers later this week.
 

For Vision Expo West 2021, It’s a Wrap

By Staff
Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:30 AM LAS VEGAS—As Vision Expo West 2021 wraps up today, Saturday, September 25, 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 dedication that has made this year’s Show possible. On the Expo’s last day, attendees are encouraged to take advantage of the Show’s engaging lineup of programming and events.

Exploring Innovations and Ideas at Vision Expo West 2021

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Friday, September 24, 2021 12:33 AM LAS VEGAS—As Vision Expo West 2021 continues today here in Las Vegas and throughout the exhibit hall, attendees can explore new innovations and products and attend special events and panels designed to challenge the ordinary, inspire creativity, create business solutions and enhance patient care. Panels offering unparalleled access to industry leaders and the latest trends will bring attendees to the forefront of innovation. After exploring the different neighborhoods on the Show Floor, featuring more than 280 exhibiting companies, be sure to stop by The Suites for access to the most established luxury fashion houses and the latest exclusive upmarket boutiques in an intimate and unparalleled buying experience across the Venetian and Palazzo Hotels.

Eyemart Express Launches Employee Leadership Training and Education Programs

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Friday, September 24, 2021 12:24 AM DALLAS—Optical retailer Eyemart Express is launching a proprietary leadership academy and new programs to help fund optical education and certifications for its more than 2,200 associates throughout the country.

Vision Expo West 2021 Gets Underway in Las Vegas

By Staff
Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:36 AM LAS VEGAS—Vision Expo West 2021 is underway, welcoming attendees and exhibitors to The Venetian Convention Center & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. On the Show Floor, attendees will find more than 280 exhibiting companies across several distinct neighborhoods, as well as cutting-edge education and engaging programming.  Also make sure to explore The Suites for access to the most established luxury fashion houses and the latest exclusive upmarket boutiques in an intimate buying experience across The Venetian and Palazzo Hotels.

Show Organizers Release Details on Opening Night Party and other Special Events Planned for Vision Expo West 2021

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Thursday, September 9, 2021 12:27 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announced details on the opening night party and other special events planned for Vision Expo West 2021.

The Vision Council and RX Share VisionSAFE Guidelines for Vision Expo West 2021

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council and RX, organizers of Vision Expo, today shared the latest VisionSAFE guidelines that will be in place for Vision Expo West, taking place September 22-25 at The Venetian Convention Center & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Free ABO CE Webinar—Welcoming Patients to Presbyopia

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New York State Society of Opticians to Host ABO Basic Exam Review Course on September 12

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Thursday, August 19, 2021 12:15 AM VERONA, N.Y.—New York optician apprentices and students can enhance their knowledge of the field and improve their preparation for the national American Board of Opticianry (ABO) licensing exam with an ABO exam review course to be offered Sunday, Sept. 12, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, N.Y. As part of its Annual Convention, the New York State Society of Opticians (NYSSO) will host the course, which uses a curriculum provided by the National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS).

Innovative Eyewear Appoints Olivia 'Dibby' Bartlett as a Director

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021 12:18 AM MIAMI—Innovative Eyewear Inc., operator of the Lucyd Bluetooth smart eyewear brand, has appointed Olivia "Dibby" Bartlett as an independent director.