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Show Organizers Announce that Submissions are Now Being Accepted for Innovation Stage Speakers and Content for Vision Expo West 2022

Members of the Vision Care Community Invited to Submit Speakers, Presentations and Panel Ideas

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. 

“As we look ahead to Vision Expo West 2022, we are excited to invite the vision care community to lend their expertise to the Innovation Stage, the show’s main stage located on the Show Floor,” said Fran Pennella, Vice President, Vision Expo, at RX, co-organizer of Vision Expo.  “The Innovation Stage will be one of the focal points of the Show – a destination to learn what’s next, be inspired, and connect with peers.  We are pleased to expand the types of content that the community can share at this dynamic, exciting hub.”

To submit content for consideration on the Innovation Stage, complete the online application form located here.  The deadline to submit content for consideration is Friday, July 15

“As the vision care industry continues to adapt to a post-pandemic market, we thought this was the perfect time to invite the community to contribute to Vision Expo’s content line-up,” said Mitch Barkley, Vice President of Trade Shows and Events at The Vision Council, co-organizer of Vision Expo.  “From new technology and advances in patient care, the industry is evolving in a number of ways and we are excited to present the most timely, relevant topics to the industry.”

Members of the vision care community are invited to submit content for the Innovation Stage that falls into one or more of the below categories:

  • New technology/innovation/metaverse
  • Clinical/medical
  • Fashion and design
  • Sustainability
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Mental Health

Vision Expo West’s educational program, developed by the Education Planning Committee together with OptiCon®@Vision Expo, will open Wednesday, September 14, and the Exhibit Hall will open Thursday, September 15. 

To pre-register for Vision Expo West, click here.

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

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About Vision Expo  
Vision Expo East and West are trade-only conferences and exhibitions for eyecare and eyewear presented by co-owners RX and The Vision Council. Vision Expo is the complete event for ophthalmic professionals, where eyecare meets eyewear, and education, fashion and innovation mingle. In the Vision Expo Exhibit Hall, eyecare providers can discover trends, interact with new technologies and access innovative products and services. The Vision Expo education program is driven by the profession, offering content of the highest quality and relevance to enhance overall patient care. For more information, visit VisionExpo.com and follow Vision Expo on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.   

About The Vision Council
As the vision care leader in enabling better vision for better lives, The Vision Council positions its members for success by promoting growth in the vision care industry through education, advocacy, research, consumer outreach, strategic relationship building and industry forums.

About RX
RX is in the business of building businesses for individuals, communities and organisations. We elevate the power of face-to-face events by combining data and digital products to help customers learn about markets, source products and complete transactions at over 400 events in 22 countries across 43 industry sectors. RX is passionate about making a positive impact on society and is fully committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our people. RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. www.rxglobal.com