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!
NEW GRADS + STUDENTS
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS & STUDENTS JOIN US IN THE CAREER ZONE: SATURDAY, MARCH 18th FROM 10am – 4pm, booth F3162.
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!
STUDENTS RECEIVE 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 all show days.
SATURDAY: Students must come by the Career Zone to pick up a Passport before attending education (Saturday only). Booth # F3162.
- 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.
Our Career Zone Participants:
Our Career Zone Itinerary:
Career Zone – Student Lounge opens for the day
Passport distribution & networking
Receive a $10 Starbucks gift card curtesy of Uniting Vision Care
Provided to the first 25 attendees to the 11:30am panel
Where should I start my Eyecare Career?
Moderated by: Suzanne Krauss/VE, (4) Panelists: Elevate Eyecare, Shopko Optical, Uniting Vision Care, Warby Parker
Life, Work, Balance in the Eyecare Industry
Moderated by: OWA, (5) Panelists: Walmart, National Vision, Vision Source, MyEyeDr, VSP
3pm – 3:30 (approx)
Passport Sweepstakes Drawing
Ice Cream Social
Hosted by OWA