March 15 – 17, 2024
Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York


The Career Zone serves as a hub where students and young professionals can connect with companies, network and explore career resources while taking part in several dynamic events. There is no better place to get your foot in the door with optometric and opticianry businesses that are hiring!



Passports will be available for students to pick up in the Career Zone.  Students are then encouraged to meet with each vendor listed on their passport.  Participants who meet and receive a signature from each vendor listed on their passport will be eligible for a chance to win prizes from all of the amazing Career Zone companies from Amazon Gift Cards to cash and more! 


  • 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 all show days.
  • Exclusive Student Lounge: All day Saturday, March 18th in the Career Zone.
  • Career Zone: Network with top hiring optical/optometry companies and business, panel discussions, champagne toast, raffle offering incredible prizes. 

For assistance with your pre-event planning, please reach out to Suzanne Krauss, Program Manager.

Suzanne Krauss
Program Manager