Reed Exhibitions
201 Merritt 7
Norwalk, CT 06851

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

Customer Service

Call: 800-811-7151 | 203-840-5610
Hours: M-F 9AM-5PM EST

Hotel & Travel

Phone: 702-476-6976
Hours: M-F 9AM-6PM EST

Exhibitor Support

Rowena Villar
Companies: A-D

Leah Jarvis
Companies: L-N

Maria Almonte
Companies: S-Z

Edelin Denosta
Companies: E-K

Kath Bacamante
Companies: O-R

Event Management

Fran Pennella
Event Vice President
Reed Exhibitions
Phone: 203-840-5424

Marie Browne
Group Vice President

The Vision Council

Mitch Barkley
Vice President of Trade Shows
The Vision Council
Phone: 703-740-2252

Ashley Mills
Chief Executive Officer
The Vision Council

Sara Bonizio
Director of Shows
The Vision Council

Exhibitor Sales

Gregory Scott
Portfolio Sales Director

Peter Zezima
Director of Strategic Accounts

Cathrine Wolden
Key Accounts Director & International Sales

Michael Annunziato
Account Executive

Cedric Fellows
Account Executive

Advertising/Sponsor Sales

Lexi Braicovich
Sponsorship Specialist
Phone: 475-266-9269

Special Events

Suzanne Krauss
Phone: 203-832-7604

Marketing and Media

Matthias Clock
Marketing Director
P: 203-840-5995

Kayla Bratton
Marketing Manager

Ailsa Lehrach
Marketing Associate

Chelsea Pillsbury
VP, Marketing & CommunicationsD
The Vision Council

Sara Fox
Content Manager

Victoria Bilotta
Marketing Associate


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

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

OPTImum Program + Career Zone

Suzanne Krauss
OPTImum Program Manager
Phone: 203-832-7604


George Ferrer
Senior Operations Manager
Phone: 475-393-5350

Hannah Connorton
Operations Manager
Phone: 203-840-5492

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

Francesca Arpaia
T: +39 02 4351 7087

Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe
Anna Reineke
Phone: +49 172 8922729

France & Benelux
Hugo Citerne
M: +33 (0) 6 27 72 15 58

Cindy Xu
T:+86-10-5933 9371
M: +86 136 1125 5430

Yimeng Liu
T: +86 (0)10 59339069
M: +86 13911582070

United Kingdom
Laura Williams
International Sales Manager
Phone: +44 (0)208 910 7869
M: +44 (0)7827230893

Sertac Ozmansur
M: +90 530 463 4777
T: +90 212 867 1243

Lindsay Lee.
T: +82 (0)70 7771 1466
M: +82 (0)10 9132 5833

Other Countries
Cathrine Wolden

Emperia or Mobile App Support

Executive Team

Fran Pennella

Event Vice President 

Marie Browne

Group Vice President

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

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.