Contact Us

  • Reed Exhibitions
    383 Main Avenue
    Norwalk, CT 06851

  • The Vision Council
    225 Reinekers Lane,
    Suite 700
    Alexandria, VA 22314


For questions regarding registration, please call our Client Services Dept. at 1-800-811-7151 or 203-840-5610.

Exhibitor Contacts

Please contact our Exhibitor Service Center 1-800-811-7151 or 203-840-5610 (M-F 9am-5pm EST)

Attendance & Conference Contacts

Please contact our Client Services Department 1-800-811-7151 or 203-840-5610 (M-F 9am-5pm EST)

Hotel & Travel Contacts

Contact the Vision Expo East Travel Desk 1-800 388-8106 or 1-312-527-7300


Contact Customer Service:
Call: 800-811-7151 | 203-840-5610
Email: or Contact Customer Service

Exhibitor Support

Exhibitor Sales

Advertising/Sponsor Sales

Marketing and Media


  • Leigh Mann
    Director of Industry Development
    Reed Exhibitions
    Phone: 203-840-5452
    Fax: 203-840-9452

  • Judy Weaver
    Conference Logistics Manager
    Reed Exhibitions
    Phone: 203-840-5479
    Fax: 203-840-9479

  • Renae Shepherd
    Senior Director Meetings and Education
    The Vision Council
    Phone: 703-740-1096

  • For a swift response for CE inquires
    please contact Client Services at
    800-811-7151 or email Client Services

OPTImum Program

  • Tarrence Lackran
    Director of Industry Relations
    Phone: 203-840-5901
    Fax: 203-840-9901

  • Suzanne Krauss
    OPTImum Member Program Coordinator
    Phone: 203-840-5969
    Fax: 203-840-9969

Event Management


Executive Team

Hervé Sedky
Hervé Sedky

President, Americas, Reed Exhibitions

Hervé Sedky oversees a business that curates more than 100 sector-leading exhibitions and events in North and South America each year, from the motor show in São Paolo to the jewelry show in Las Vegas and the cutting edge culture series from the ReedPOP group. He serves as a member of the company’s Worldwide Board.

Hervé is a results-oriented leader who develops, grows and transforms global businesses while driving profits. His distinguished 20-year executive career at the American Express Company culminated in service as Senior Vice President and General Manager of American Express Business Travel, in which he guided the growth of a $1billion revenue business and served on American Express’ senior management team. As a solo entrepreneur backed by private equity, he took an active role in investing and advising travel related companies and hotels worldwide.

His business profile is complemented by a profound commitment to community development and the nonprofit sector. Hervé serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Children's Health Fund, on the board of WINiT, a CGI-member organization, and a board member of the French Cultural Center/Alliance Française.

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Joanne Mohr
Joanne Mohr

Event Director

Joanne brings over 25 years of tradeshow experience to the Vision Expo team, including an expertise in fashion and retail. Most recently, Mohr served as Executive Vice President of ENK International, orchestrating a series of trade exhibitions that included nearly 10,000 design companies in New York City and Las Vegas and attracted 250,000 global buyers and press annually.

Ashley Mills
Ashley Mills

Chief Executive Officer, The Vision Council

Ashley works closely with Reed Exhibitions and The Vision Council's Show and Exhibitor Advisory Committees to establish and direct the long range strategic goals and objectives of the International Vision Expo family of tradeshows. With a background in public relations, consulting, and consumer marketing – Ashley most recently served as the Director of Communications for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.

Mitchell Barkley
Mitchell Barkley

Vice President of Trade Shows, The Vision Council

As The Vision Council's Vice President of Trade Shows, Mitch brings 28 years of optical industry experience to his role at The Vision Council as well as a great understanding of the dynamics influencing both the domestic and global frame markets. Previous experience includes CEO of Mondottica USA and CEO of Viva international group. A graduate of the University of Maryland, Mitch enjoys following Terps basketball as well as skiing and playing Bocce.

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International Sales Group

Contact the Vision International Sales team if you are from any of the countries listed below and are interested in exhibiting at Vision Expo.

International Sales

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