Latest News Opticians Association of America Sets Leadership Conference for February By Staff Monday, January 6, 2020 12:15 AM LAKELAND, Tenn.—Registration is underway for the Opticians Association of America (OAA) annual Leadership Conference. The three-day conference opens Thursday, Feb. 13, and runs until Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Miramar Beach, Fla. This event is known as one of the most important get-togethers of the year for opticianry leaders and partners, who gather from across the country for education, information, inspiration and unification, according to OAA. A wide offering of unique and engaging seminars, breakout sessions and networking events assure that attendees gain professional tools for growth and have an opportunity to make personal connections that will impact their future. The keynote speaker for the event, Jim Trick, will address “Overcoming the challenge of change.” Trick, an executive life coach, has devoted his career to empowering companies, organizations, and individuals to change what’s possible. And he has worked with many major organizations, including National Vision, ESPN, SunTrust, NASA, Focus Brands and Cisco, among others. For more information about the event, visit the conference page on the OAA website here. OAA noted on its website that the Hilton Sandestin has provided a significant group discount for anyone registering for the OAA event before Friday, Jan. 10.