February 19-22, 2025
Orlando, FL

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.  Located in Booth #P1265 in The Park, 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.

Supporting Companies

The Career Zone-Student Lounge’s supporting companies include:

  • Bailey Nelson
  • Digital Optometrics
  • Luxottica
  • MyEyeDr.
  • National Vision, Inc.
  • Optical Women’s Association
  • Shopko Optical
  • Vision to Learn
  • VSP
  • Warby Parker
  • Walmart

Companies interested in participating in the Career Zone-Student Lounge should contact Suzanne Krauss at [email protected] by February 18, 2022.

Special Offerings

The Passport Program, which encourages students and young professionals to network with exhibitors in the Career Zone throughout the day, will also return to Vision Expo East.  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.

The schedule of programming is included below.  Note, this schedule is subject to change.

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.  
What’s the Best Part About Starting Your Career in Corporate Optometry

1:15p.m. -2 p.m.            
Life, Work, Balance in Optometry

Young ODs of America Panel Discussion

3:15p.m.-3:45 p.m.       
Champagne Toast hosted by the Optical Women’s Association and Passport Drawing

For more information on the Career Zone-Student Lounge at Vision Expo East 2022, click here.  

Vision Expo East 2022

Vision Expo East 2022 will offer students exclusive registration benefits including free Exhibit Hall admission and unlimited access to education. For more information, click here.

Vision Expo East 2022 will take place at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City from March 31–April 3, 2022. The Show’s educational program, together with OptiCon®@Vision Expo, will open Thursday, March 31 and the Exhibit Hall will open Friday, April 1.

To register, click here.

Vision Expo Member Benefits

Members of The Vision Council receive discounted rates per net square foot, upwards of five percent, for exhibiting at any Vision Expo. For more information about exhibiting at Vision Expo, please contact Peter Zezima at [email protected].

For more information on Vision Expo, visit  visionexpo.com and follow Vision Expo’s social media channels, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn