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03/04/2020
After five years with The Vision Council, Steve Sutherlin has announced his retirement as Lab Division Liaison. Steve's expertise in the optical industry and his outstanding leadership experience speaks for itself. He held the position of President of the Optical Laboratories Association from 2005 to 2006, and was a member of the Association's... Read More »
03/02/2020
The Vision Council will host a spotlight session for all members on Thursday, March 26 from 3:30 p.m.–5 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza in Times Square to discuss the impact the recent adoption of the "ABC rule" by California and other states will have on classifying independent contractors. During this session, The Vision Council's legal counsel, Jim... Read More »
02/28/2020
2020 COLA Spring MeetingApril 23-24, 2020Temecula Creek InnTemecula, CA Registration is now open for the 2020 COLA Spring Meeting! Potential agenda items/topics include: Industry 4.0 Panel: What We've Accomplished So Far & Where We're Headed Consumer Electronics Show New Tech Roundup Assembly Bill 5 & Other California Legal Issues Winning... Read More »
02/28/2020
The Vision Council will be hosting a meeting for all members—Insights: An All Member Session—in conjunction with its division & committee meetings on Thursday, March 26th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza in Times Square. During Insights, members will get a look at the Think About Your Eyes Campaign plans for 2020, the Vision... Read More »
02/18/2020
Get social with us! As part of a new communications strategy announced earlier this month, The Vision Council's social media channels will now provide industry and member-facing content such as industry news and updates, member-specific events and happenings, Vision Council partner initiatives and content, and more. For industry news and updates... Read More »
02/14/2020
Dear Valued Member, As the leading trade association for the optical industry, The Vision Council aims to arm its members with the key information and resources needed to run a successful business. With this in mind, The Vision Council has partnered with Reed Technology and Information Services Inc. (Reed Tech) to provide members with a connection... Read More »
02/11/2020
Dear Valued Member, As the leading trade association for the optical industry, The Vision Council aims to arm its members with the key information and resources needed to run a successful business. With this in mind, The Vision Council has partnered with Reed Technology and Information Services Inc. (Reed Tech) to provide members with a connection... Read More »
02/10/2020
2020 COLA Spring MeetingApril 23–24, 2020Temecula Creek InnTemecula, CA Please save the date for the 2020 COLA spring meeting to avoid conflicts. Registration for this popular event opens soon and an agenda will be shared at that time. Once again, we are accepting sponsorships of various levels for this event. Sponsorship items include: Golf... Read More »
02/07/2020
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has again updated Import Alert 86-07, which is its list of foreign manufacturers whose FDA regulated products are to be detained by the FDA without physical examination if those products are introduced into the commerce of the United States. In other words, if you purchase certain goods from one of the... Read More »
02/06/2020
ANSI ASC Z80 SC3 – Ophthalmic Frames adopted the three ISO frame standards as a replacement for Z80.5 in 2016, which is in line with our efforts of an internationally recognized standard for ophthalmic frames. However, SC3 continues to work with the international community on revisions of these three ISO frame standards. We recently received a... Read More »

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