THE NEW Neighborhoods

Attendees

The River Logo

Thursday-Sunday
March 26-29, 2020

THURSDAY GRAND DEBUT

Opening one day earlier than the general exhibit hall, The River boldly plants a flag for what an exhibition can be - a celebration of an industry steeped in innovation, discovery, and deep relationships that will ensure its prosperous future. Committed to leading the vision industry into its next decade, Vision Expo is paving the way with our new home for the most innovative designers and retailers in the business. The River is your dominion, a beautiful laboratory for your unique community to explore and sculpt the future of vision.

Enjoy our Thursday grand debut on March 26th at 9:30am and be the first to explore and shop this landmark neighborhood within the Vision Expo experience.

As an attendee you will enjoy:

  • Opening day Thursday March 26th, one day prior to the general Vision Expo exhibit hall
  • The finest assortment of distinguished independent designers
  • A community of like-minded retailers
  • An exclusive buyer-focused boutique shopping experience
  • An elevated environment tailored to the needs of leading independent retailers and designers
  • VIP opening breakfast reception for Thursday, March 26 from 9:30am – 10:30am
  • Complimentary barista espresso service
  • Complimentary enhanced WiFi

The River Schedule

Thursday, March 26
9:30am Debut Opening for The River
9:30am – 10:30am Debut complimentary breakfast reception
2:30pm – 3:30pm Conversations at The River
5:00 – 7:00pm Supported by edCFDA, winners of the inaugural Vision Expo 2020 Talent Search will be celebrated at a reception

Friday, March 27
9:30am The River Opens
2:30pm – 3:30pm Conversations at The River
6:00pm The River Closes

Saturday, March 28
9:30am The River Opens
6:00pm The River Closes

Sunday, March 29
9:30am The River Opens
5:00pm The River Closes

ATTEND

The River Floor Plan

The River Exhibitors

Friday-Sunday
March 27-29, 2020

An evolution of our dynamic Galleria, The Union is the ultimate shopping experience for the industry’s hottest collections, each with an unforgettable point-of-view. A discerning edit of eyewear from the exclusive, hip, and fashion-forward lifestyle brands we know and love comes to life in these aisles. Explore The Union to discover new launches, pop culture inspired collaborations, and “talk-of-the-show” trends in this energetic showcase. 

As an attendee you will enjoy

  • An eclectic assortment of iconic brands
  • Newly designed exhibit spaces that amplify the energy of this stylish neighborhood
  • Adjacency to The Bridge featuring notable speakers, seating, music and complimentary refreshments
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Home of the new Springs neighborhood

ATTEND

The Springs Floor Plan

The Union Booth

Friday-Sunday
March 27-29, 2020

The Springs delivers a bold platform for the next generation of optical icons. A true discovery zone, this is Vision Expo’s incubator for emerging talent in eyewear design and vision innovation. Nestled amongst some of the industry’s most prestigious brands in the heart of The Union, The Springs is where top buyers dive into collections by the industry’s ones-to-watch and are privy to a first glimpse of these rising optical stars.

Committed to leading the vision industry into its next decade, Vision Expo is paving the way with our new home for the newest and most innovative designers in the business.

As an attendee you will enjoy

  • An exciting array of groundbreaking talent
  • A newly designed neighborhood that highlights the brightest and boldest in emerging designers
  • Adjacency to The Bridge featuring notable speakers, seating, music and complimentary refreshments
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Supported by edCFDA, winners of the inaugural Vision Expo 2020 Talent Search will exhibit within The Springs

ATTEND

The Union Floor Plan

Exhibitor Logos




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