Vision Expo East Press Releases

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Vision Expo West 2022 Concludes Show in Las Vegas

Alexandria, VA – (September 21, 2022) – Vision Expo West 2022 concluded on Saturday, September 17. The four-day event, which took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, from Sept. 14-17 at The Venetian Convention Center & Expo, brought together thousands of members of the industry.

Show Organizers Announce that Vision Expo+, a Digital Extension of Vision Expo, will be Offered September 15–23

Alexandria, VA – Sept. 12, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that Vision Expo+, a complimentary digital extension of the Vision Expo experience, will be offered from Thursday, September 15 to Friday, September 23, 2022. Vision Expo+ will be delivered through ShopVISION, Vision Expo’s global sourcing platform.

Show Organizers Release Dynamic Schedule of Programming and Speakers Planned for The Innovation Stage at Vision Expo West 2022

Alexandria, VA – August 25 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce the line-up of events scheduled to take place on the Innovation Stage at Vision Expo West, taking place September 14-17 in Las Vegas.

Opening Night Party and Other Special Events Planned For Vision Expo West 2022

Alexandria, VA – (August 11, 2022) – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo West, today share details on the opening night party and other special events planned for Vision Expo West 2022, taking place at The Venetian Convention Center & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada from September 14 - 17, 2022.  

Vision Expo West 2022 to Debut The Panorama

Alexandria, VA (August 8, 2022) – The organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council and RX, today share details on The Panorama, a new Show Floor neighborhood planned for Vision Expo West, taking place September 14-17, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Venetian Expo & Convention Center. The Panorama is designed to showcase cutting-edge technology in the vision industry.

The Career Zone-Student Lounge Returns to Vision Expo West 2022

Alexandria, VA (July 29, 2022) - The organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council and RX, today announce that the Career Zone-Student Lounge will return to Vision Expo West 2022 on Saturday, September 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PST. Located in The Union, Booth #U23019, the Career Zone-Student Lounge will serve as a central hub for students and young professionals to network with participating companies, all of which are actively recruiting and seeking new talent. Vision Expo West 2022 will offer students exclusive registration benefits including free Exhibit Hall admission and access to complimentary education.  

Show Organizers Share Details on OptiCon® Educational Program Planned for Vision Expo West 2022, Featuring General Session with Radio Personality and Author, Delilah

Alexandria, VA (July 21, 2022) – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today share details on the OptiCon® @ Vision Expo program planned for Vision Expo West 2022, taking place September 14-17 at The Venetian Expo in Las Vegas.  The Show’s educational program, together with OptiCon®@ Vision Expo, opens Wednesday, September 14, and the Exhibit Hall opens Thursday, September 15.

Show Organizers Celebrate First Anniversary of ShopVISION, Vision Expo’s Global Digital Sourcing Platform, and Share Details on Upcoming Platform Enhancements and Features

Alexandria, VA – July 21, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, hosted a webinar last week on Wednesday, July 13 during which the Show organizers shared key, first-year milestones and exciting updates for ShopVISION, Vision Expo’s global digital sourcing solution built for optical and optometric providers. 

Registration Now Open for Vision Expo West 2022, taking place September 14-17 in Las Vegas

Alexandria, VA – June 23, 2022 – Registration opens today for Vision Expo West, taking place

September 14-17, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Venetian Expo & Convention Center.  The show organizers, The Vision Council and RX, are planning a robust Show experience, including diverse Show Floor neighborhoods, the return of the Suites, engaging programming and events and a completely new education program.

Vision Expo West 2022 Opens Hotel Reservations

Alexandria, VA – June 17, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that reservations are now being accepted at Vision Expo West’s partner hotels for Vision Expo West, taking place September 14-17, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Venetian Expo & Convention Center. 

Vision Expo Organizers Announce New Educational Planning Committee and New OptiCon Advisory Board Members for Vision Expo West 2022 and Vision Expo East 2023

Alexandria, VA – May 31, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce the new Educational Planning Committee and new members of the OptiCon Advisory Board that will oversee the education program for Vision Expo West 2022 and Vision Expo East 2023.   

Show Organizers Announce that Submissions are Now Being Accepted for Innovation Stage Speakers and Content

Alexandria, VA – May 26, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that submissions are being accepted for Innovation Stage speakers, presentations and panels for Vision Expo West, taking place September 14-17, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Venetian Expo & Convention Center.  

Vision Expo East 2022 Concludes Successful Show in New York City

Alexandria, VA – April 6, 2022 – Vision Expo East 2022 concluded on Sunday, April 3. The four-day event, which took place March 31-April 3 at the Javits Center, marked Vision Expo’s first Show in New York City since 2019

Show Organizers Announce that Vision Expo+, a Complimentary, Virtual Extension of the Vision Expo Experience will be offered April 1-8, 2022

Alexandria, VA – March 23, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that Vision Expo+, a complimentary digital extension of the Vision Expo experience, will be offered from Friday April 1 to Friday, April 8, 2022.  Vision Expo+ will be delivered through ShopVISION, Vision Expo’s global sourcing platform. 

Show Organizers Release Details on Opening Night Party and other Special Events Planned for Vision Expo East 2022

Alexandria, VA – March 17, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today share details on the opening night party and other special events planned for Vision Expo East 2022, taking place March 31-April 3 at the Javits Center in New York City.

Show Organizers Release Schedule of Programming Planned for The Bridge at Vision Expo East 2022

Alexandria, VA – March 10, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today share the line-up of events scheduled to take place at The Bridge during Vision Expo East 2022.

Finalists Announced for Vision Expo’s Fourth Annual OPTImum Retail Award; Vision Care Community Encouraged to Vote to Determine the Winner

Alexandria, VA – March 1, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, organizers of Vision Expo, today announce the finalists for the Fourth Annual OPTImum Retail Award, which celebrates independent boutique retailers by showcasing their products, stores, visions, and stories to the optical industry.  

Show Organizers Celebrate Emerging Eyewear Designers with The Springs

Alexandria, VA – February 22, 2022 – The organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council and RX, today share that The Springs , Vision Expo’s neighborhood dedicated to emerging talent from around the globe, is accepting applications for new exhibitors.

Vision Expo East 2022 to Host the Career Zone-Student Lounge on Saturday, April 2

As co-organizer of Vision Expo, The Vision Council is pleased to share with members that the Career Zone-Student Lounge will return to Vision Expo East 2022 on Saturday, April 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST.

Show Organizers Introduce NOW by Vision Expo, a New Eyewear Trends Showcase that will Debut at Vision Expo East 2022 in New York City

Alexandria, VA – February 10, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, the organizers of Vision Expo, today announce NOW by Vision Expo, a new eyewear trends showcase that will debut at Vision Expo East 2022, taking place March 31-April 3 in New York City, and will spotlight eyewear trends that are shaping the direction of the industry in a dynamic, design-centric space.

Show Organizers Announce Education Program Planned for Vision Expo East 2022 in New York City

Alexandria, VA – February 8, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, organizers of Vision Expo, today share details on the education program developed by the Conference Advisory Board for Vision Expo East 2022, taking place in-person from March 31 to April 3 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.

Organizers of Vision Expo Invite Independent Boutique Retailers to Submit Their Stories for OPTImum Retail Award

Alexandria, VA (February 7, 2022) – The Vision Council and RX, organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that submissions are now being accepted for the Fourth Annual OPTImum Retail Award.

Show Organizers Announce Winner of the Vision Expo Global Talent Search

Alexandria, VA – February, 3 2022 –  The organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council and RX, are pleased to announce the winner of the Vision Expo Global Talent Search, supported by the eyewear designers of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (edCFDA).

Show Organizers Announce Dapper Dan as Keynote Speaker

Alexandria, VA – February 2, 2022– The organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council and RX, today announce that fashion innovator and author Dapper Dan will headline Vision Expo’s EYE2EYE educational Series.

More than 240 Exhibitors Commit to Vision Expo East 2022

The organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council and RX, today share that more than 240 exhibitors have committed to Vision Expo East to-date

Registration Now Open for Vision Expo East 2022

Alexandria, VA – Dec. 14, 2021 – Registration is now open for Vision Expo East 2022, taking place at the Javits Center in New York City from March 31-April 3, 2022.

Show Organizers Open Application for the Vision Expo Global Talent Search

Alexandria, VA – Dec. 3, 2021 – The organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council and RX, today announce that applications are now being accepted for the second annual Vision Expo Global Talent Search, supported by the eyewear designers of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (edCFDA). The competition aims to identify and support emerging designers and promote their talent to the vision community.  

Organizers of Vision Expo Announce that Vision Expo+, a Free, Virtual Extension of the Vision Expo Experience, will be Offered from September 27-October 3

Alexandria, VA – September 25, 2021 –The Vision Council and RX, the organizers of Vision Expo, announce that Vision Expo+, a free digital extension of the Vision Expo experience that debuted at Vision Expo East 2021, will be offered next week following Vision Expo West from September 27 to October 3 and will feature online showrooms from Vision Expo West’s exhibitors and recorded Vision Expo West content.

Show Organizers Release Details on Opening Night Party and other Special Events Planned for Vision Expo West 2021

Alexandria, VA – September 9, 2021 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce details on the opening night party and other special events planned for Vision Expo West 2021.
 

The Vision Council and RX, Organizers of Vision Expo, Share VisionSAFE Guidelines for Vision Expo West 2021

Alexandria, VA – September 8, 2021 – The Vision Council and RX, organizers of Vision Expo, today share the latest VisionSAFE guidelines that will be in place for Vision Expo West, taking place September 22-25 at The Venetian Convention Center & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Vision Expo West 2021 to Host the Career Zone-Student Lounge on Saturday, Sept. 25

Alexandria, VA – August 25, 2021 – The organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council and RX, announce that the Career Zone-Student Lounge will return to Vision Expo West 2021 on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Momentum Builds for Vision Expo West 2021 as Show Organizers Reaffirm Commitment to Safe, In-Person Show

Alexandria, VA – August 20, 2021 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today reaffirm their commitment to hosting an in-person Vision Expo West in Las Vegas at the Sands Expo & Convention Center next month.

Show Organizers Release Schedule of Programming and Special Events Planned for Vision Expo West 2021

Alexandria, VA – August 18, 2021 – The organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council and RX, today announce the schedule of programming and events set to take place at Vision Expo West 2021.

More than 275 Exhibiting Companies Commit to Vision Expo West 2021

Alexandria, VA – August 12, 2021 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that more than 275 exhibiting companies have committed to Vision Expo West 2021, taking place September 22-25 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Registration Now Open for Vision Expo West 2021

Alexandria, VA – July 22, 2021 – Registration is now open for Vision Expo West 2021, taking place September 22-25 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

ShopVISION Now Live

Alexandria, VA – June 16, 2021 – The Vision Council and RX, the organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that ShopVISION, a new global digital sourcing platform for the vision care community, is now live and available to eyecare providers 365 days a year.  

Prevent Blindness to Present its 2021 Person of Vision Award to Marc Ferrara of Jobson Medical Information, At Vision Expo West

CHICAGO – June 14, 2021 – Prevent Blindness, the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight will present its 2021 Person of Vision Award to Marc Ferrara, CEO of Information Services, Jobson Medical Information, on Sept. 23, in conjunction with Vision Expo West.

Vision Expo East 2021 Concludes Show in Orlando

Alexandria, VA – June 8, 2021 – Vision Expo East 2021 concluded on Saturday, June 5.  The four-day event, which took place for the first time in Orlando, Florida, from June 2-5 at the Orange County Convention Center, marked the first large-scale, in-person trade show for the vision care community since 2019 and brought together thousands of members of the industry.

 

Vision Expo East 2021 Explores Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through Series of Panels and Courses

Alexandria, VA – May 26, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, today share details on the panels, discussions and education courses dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion planned for Vision Expo East 2021, taking place June 2-5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Organizers of Vision Expo Announce Vision Expo+, a Free, Three-Day Virtual Extension of the Vision Expo East 2021 Experience Delivered through the ShopVISION Platform

Alexandria, VA – May 20, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, the organizers of Vision Expo, today announce Vision Expo+, a free digital extension of the Vision Expo East experience that will be offered from June 3-5 in conjunction with Vision Expo East 2021 through ShopVISION… 

Show Organizers Announce Education Program Planned for Vision Expo East 2021

Alexandria, VA – May 14, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, today announce the education program curated by the Conference Advisory Board for Vision Expo East 2021, taking place June 2-5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Vision Expo East 2021 Announces Event Schedule for The Seen

Alexandria, VA – May 14, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, today announce the education program curated by the Conference Advisory Board for Vision Expo East 2021, taking place June 2-5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Vision Expo Extends Free Registration in Response to Strong Momentum in Attendee Registration

Alexandria, VA – May 5, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that free registration for Vision Expo East 2021, taking place June 2-5 in Orlando, Florida, will be extended indefinitely

Vision Expo East 2021 to Host the Career Zone on Saturday, June 5

Alexandria, VA – April 27, 2021 – The organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, today announce that the Career Zone will return to Vision Expo East 2021 on Saturday, June 5 from 10 am to 5 pm EDT.

More than 200 Exhibiting Companies Commit to Vision Expo East 2021

Alexandria, VA – April 26, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that more than 200 exhibiting companies have committed to Vision Expo East 2021, taking place June 2-5 in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center.

National Optometric Association (NOA) to Host Regional Meeting at Vision Expo East 2021

Alexandria, VA – April 13, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, announce that the National Optometric Association (NOA) will host an upcoming Regional Meeting on Friday, June 4 and Saturday, June 5 at Vision Expo East, taking place June 2-5 in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center.

The Professional Opticians of Florida Commit to Vision Expo East 2021 as an Official Supporter

Alexandria, VA – April 5, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, announce that the Professional Opticians of Florida will join Vision Expo East 2021, taking place June 2-5 in Orlando, Florida, as an official supporter.

 

Registration Now Open for Vision Expo East 2021, taking place June 2-5 in Orlando, Florida

Alexandria, VA – March 22, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, announce that registration for Vision Expo East 2021, taking place June 2-5 in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center, is open under the banner of ONE Vision – ONE Focus – ONE Future.


The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, Organizers of Vision Expo, Release VisionSAFE Updates for Exhibitors

Alexandria, VA – March 17, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that VisionSAFE, the comprehensive set of health and safety guidelines, policies and resources designed to support a safe experience at Vision Expo East 2021, has been updated with specific guidelines for exhibitors.

 

Prevent Blindness to Hold Thirteenth Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament at Vision Expo East

CHICAGO (Feb. 23, 2021) – Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest voluntary eye health organization, has announced that the 2021 Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament will take place on Wed., June 2, at the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge, Orlando, Fla., in conjunction with Vision Expo East. Registration and lunch begin at 12 p.m. ET, and a shotgun start at 1 p.m. ET.
 

The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, Organizers of Vision Expo, Announce Launch of VisionSAFE

Alexandria, VA – February 22, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, today announce the launch of VisionSAFE, an initial comprehensive set of health and safety guidelines, policies and resources designed to support a safe experience at Vision Expo East 2021, which is scheduled to take place June 2-5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
 

Organizers of Vision Expo Announce that Vision Expo East 2021 Will Now Take Place June 2-5 in Orlando, Florida

Alexandria, VA – January, 29, 2021 –The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, today announced that Vision Expo East 2021, originally scheduled to take place at the Javits Center in New York City from May 25-28, 2021, will now take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from June 2-5, 2021. The Show’s educational program, together with OptiCon®@Vision Expo, will open Wednesday, June 2 and exhibits will open Thursday, June 3.