Welcome to Vision Expo East 2017


Vision Expo East is the complete event for ophthalmic professionals, where eyecare meets eyewear and education, fashion and innovation mingle.

Educate yourself and your staff with more than 300+ hours of education and 23 specialty tracks to deliver improved patient care and grow your business.

Shop more than 5,000 fashion and luxury brands for an unforgettable buying experience.

Experience the latest industry advances in contact lenses, solutions, therapeutics and leading edge medical and diagnostic equipment.

Engage in essential learning and networking that extends past the classroom onto the show floor and beyond.


brings the industry’s premier Optician and Contact Lens Technician education program to the largest gathering of eyewear and eyecare professionals in the Americas. Learn more


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  • 3,500+

    Optometrists, Opticians,
    Practice Staff & Ophthalmic Techs

  • 16,000+

    Eyecare Professionals,
    Buyers & Influencers

  • 700+ Exhibitors

    100+ New Exhibitors
    68 Countries

  • 19M

    Social Impressions


Catch up on the latest buzz about Vision Expo.

  • Vision Expo + Women’s Wear Daily partner with Panel Presentation

    WWD and Vision Expo are teaming up for the livestreaming panel Eye on Design: An Exclusive Talk with Influential Eyewear Designers and you can get a front row seat. See leading creative visionaries in the eyewear industry share their insights, including Vladimiro Baldin, chief product & design officer at Safilo Group, Gai Gherardi, co-founder and co-designer of l.a.Eyeworks, and Laura Howard, eyewear designer at Kenmark Eyewear.

  • Vision Expo OPTImum Retail Award Finalists Announced

    Vision Expo has announced the finalists for the first annual OPTImum Retail Award. This new awards program celebrates independent boutique retailers by showcasing their products, storefronts, visions and most importantly – their stories. Vote for your favorite by March 5.

  • New Private Equity Event to Explore the Trend’s Impact on Optometry

    With private equity’s interest and investment in the vision care space continuing at a rapid pace, there are many questions about the implications for optometrists and ECPs, the companies and practices. This new event will take place ONLY at Vision Expo East on Saturday, March 17.

  • Vision Expo Announces New Event Director

    Vision Expo has announced Joanne Mohr as the new Event Director for Show co-owner Reed Exhibitions. Mohr, in conjunction with the team at partner organization The Vision Council, will work to design, build and deliver the best...

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