Reed Exhibitions
201 Merritt 7
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: Contact Customer Service
Chat: Live Help - Offline

Exhibitor Support

Brendan Ross
Customer Success Manager

Will Atkin
Customer Success Manager

Exhibitor Sales

Jordan Tuchband
Sales Director
Phone: 203-840-5402

Peter Zezima
Director of Strategic Accounts
Phone: 203-840-5322

Michael Annunziato
Account Executive
Phone: 203-840-5803
Fax: 203-840-9803

Jason Maczuba
Sales Manager
Phone: 203-840-5685

Cathrine Wolden
Key Accounts Director & International Sales
Phone: 203-840-5383

Diane Neff
Sales Executive
Phone: 203-840-5440
Fax: 203-840-9440

Advertising/Sponsor Sales

Alexandra Apgar
Sponsorship Fulfillment Manager
Phone: 203-840-5461

Alanna Mannes
Sponsorship Sales Manager
Phone: 203-840-5945

Marketing and Media

Matthias Clock
Marketing Director
P: 203-840-5995

Julia Moore
Communications Coordinator
The Vision Council
P: 703.740.2248

Kim Sillo
Marketing Manager
P: 2038405654


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

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

Tarrence Lackran
Director of Partnerships & Programming
The Vision Council
Phone: (203) 524- 1356

Suzanne Krauss
OPTImum Program Manager
Phone: 203-840-5969

Event Management

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

Fran Pennella
Event Director
Reed Exhibitions
Phone: 203-840-5424


George Ferrer
Operations Manager
Phone: 212-206-8310

Hannah Connorton
Operations Manager
Phone: 203-840-5492

Executive Team

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.

Yancy Weinrich

Chief Operating Officer

Yancy Weinrich currently serves as Senior Vice President, for Reed Exhibitions overseeing 15 Shows and Events covering the jewelry, golf and optical industries which collectively, have a heavy concentration in retail. Yancy is a member of the senior leadership and general management group which drives the strategy and P&L for Reed Exhibitions North America.

She has been a speaker in the industries that she serves on retail, career development, leadership and disruption in the B2B landscape. She is an International past President of the Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA), and has served on several other industry boards. She has received many recognition awards within the jewelry industry, and is now branching out to share her knowledge and what she sees in the retail space and how that affects B2B events and the experience for attendees.

In her personal time, she likes to golf, ski, take yoga and spin classes, read, and spend time with her family and friends

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.

For full staff list, click here.

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

Italy & Spain
Luca Emma
ISG Sales Manager
Phone: +39 02 43517049

Germany Austria, Switzerland, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe
Anna Reineke
ISG Sales Manager
Phone: +49-211-55628-565

Guillaume Constans
Phone: 33 (0)1 79 71 96 77

Claire Yao 
Phone:0086 10 5933 9371
Mobile phone:0086 18610344200

Zoe Huang 
Phone: +886-2-2598-2630 ext. 110 

United Kingdom
Liam Clancy 
Sales Manager 
Phone: +44 (0)208 910 7101

Oral Sengonul
Phone:+44 (0)208 910 7038

Other Countries
Jason Maczuba
Sales Manager
Reed Exhibitions