NEW GRADS + STUDENTS

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS, FIND THE RESOURCES YOU NEED TO EXCEL IN YOUR CAREER:

Following its successful 2019 debut, the Career Zone returns to Vision Expo East. The Career Zone serves as a hub where students and young professionals can connect with companies and explore career resources while taking part in several dynamic events. The Career Zone participants are here to recruit–there is no better place to get your foot in the door!

PASSPORT PROGRAM

The Passport Program offers students and young professionals the opportunity to meet exhibitors in the Career Zone throughout the day. A passport will be included with your badge, and once you meet and receive a stamp from each vendor listed on your passport, you will have the chance to win a variety of prizes.

STUDENTS–REGISTER NOW FOR THESE EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS!

Free Exhibit Hall Registration ($150 value)
Free Education (Unlimited): Arrive prior to a course’s start time, and if it is not sold out, you can attend for free.
Vision Expo supports SOLutioN (SOLN), a student organization that promotes the future of private practice optometry and provides leadership training to its members. Click here to learn more about SOLN.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS ADVISORY GROUP

Thank you to our Young Professionals Advisory Group that provides year-round recommendations and feedback to help shape the young professional attendee experience.

Sloan Rajadhyksha, OD

Specializing in Vision Therapy & Rehabilitation

Bianca Augustino, OD

Executive Director, SOLutioN

Brianna Branch

Illinois College of Optometry, Class of 2019

Andrew C. Dias, III, ABOC-AC, FNAO, HFOAA

Optical Manager, Metropolitan Optical

Jordan Edwards, ABOC

Frame Buyer, EyeCare Partners

Quy Nguyen, OD

Director of Career Development and Minority Enrichment, SUNY College of Optometry

Bimal Patel, OD

Owner of Focus – Refined Eye Care, Houston, TX

William To, OD, ABOC

Optical Illusions, Founder, At Will Consulting