The Vision Council is a non-profit trade association that represents a large core of members in diverse segments of the optical industry, from family-owned businesses to global companies. Membership is available to any person, firm or corporation whose primary business is the manufacturing or distribution of optical products and/or services. The Vision Council offers a wide variety of resources and tools for our members from market research to training to networking events.

In addition, by sharing the latest in eyewear trends, advances in technology and advice from eyewear experts, the organization serves as a resource to the public looking to learn more about eyewear options.

Interested in Membership?

Learn about our Membership Levels and download the Membership Application here.

Consumer Marketing Programs for Members

Get in the know on The Vision Council's many consumer marketing programs that members are able to take advantage of – free of charge! – by checking out our new member kit.

What's New

  • Optical Retail Division

    The Vision Council Announces New Optical Retail Division

    The Vision Council recently announced the formation of an Optical Retail Division, a resource for optical retailers worldwide, focusing on the unique business needs of retailers and the maintenance of a healthy retail marketplace. Members have access to programs and services tailored specifically to the needs of optical retailers, as well as the full slate of member benefits provided by The Vision Council.

  • 2017 Annual Report

    The Vision Council Issues 2017 Annual Report

    The Vision Council released its 2017 Annual Report, celebrating a few of the organization's many accomplishments and the progress made across the industry throughout the past year. From its work as the industry voice on Capitol Hill, to its commitment to educating the public on the latest in eyewear and eyecare, to its industry-leading events and market research programs, find out more about The Vision Council's activities and achievements.