Latest News Captivating Speakers Lead the Way on Day One By Staff Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:33 AM LAS VEGAS—As the Exhibit Hall opens today, eyecare professionals, buyers, industry media and influencers in the vision community will have access to engaging activations, new products, groundbreaking technology and more provided by exhibitors from across the globe. Taking the BRIDGE stage today from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. to headline the EYE2EYE Series, Piera Gelardi, co-founder and executive creative director of Refinery29, will share her experiences and approach to cultivating creativity. New to the Show this year, The Next Generation of Retailers - Speed Dating event will take place today in The OPTImum Lounge (Booth #18130) from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Following the event, a sangria reception hosted by Etnia Barcelona will be open to all attendees. The Show’s staple pavilions including Eyewear + Accessories, Galleria, Medical, Low Vision and Lenses + Processing continue to offer an unrivaled marketplace to view new products, technologies, fashion-forward eyewear collections and more. For the chance to win a cash prize, cast your vote for the TopVEW contest by scanning the QR code on the booth you think should win most popular product.