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Schedule time for your team to meet with The Vision Council’s market research experts at Vision Expo East, and see how our industry-leading market data and analytics can grow your business. Industry research and data analysis are critical to running a successful business. From consumer opinions to international trade figures, The Vision Council's... Read More »
Hello Lab Division Members, For those who don’t know me, I’m Swen Carlson, your new Chairman of The Vision Council’s Lab Division. I’m assuming this role as Drake McLean transitions into the role of Immediate Past Chair. First, let me start by thanking Drake for all the meaningful work he’s put into the Division over many years. His tireless drive... Read More »
Register Now: Division and Committee Meetings at Vision Expo East The Vision Council will host a series of member meetings and events during Vision Expo East 2018. Click on the meeting name below to go directly to the registration page for that event, and view the full schedule here.   Wednesday, March 14 Lens Processing Description... Read More »
Eyecessorize Releases Spring/Summer 2018 Trend Kit The Vision Council’s Eyecessorize campaign—which promotes the fashion and lifestyle aspects of eyewear and sunwear—is pleased to announce the release of its spring/summer 2018 trend kit.  The Vision Council distributed the kit this week to approximately 350 fashion, lifestyle, health and news... Read More »
2018 COLA Spring Meeting April 26–27, 2018 Temecula Creek Inn Temecula, CA Topics will include: “Weeding through” California’s new recreational marijuana laws Sexual harassment The impact of the California minimum wage law “Continuous Improvement” from the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Government & Regulatory Affairs Update Technical... Read More »
The Vision Council has 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 the tremendous results of our consumer campaigns, including nearly 1.5 million eye exams driven by Think About Your Eyes, to our many member programs and the... Read More »
Executive Summit Post-Event Resources, Photos Now Available Thank you for attending The Vision Council’s 2018 Executive Summit. For the second year in a row, the Executive Summit had record-breaking attendance with close to 400 industry leaders. The 2018 program theme Idea to Implementation focused on turning an idea into reality. The remarkable... Read More »
The Vision Council is pleased to announce that CEO Ashley Mills has been named the recipient of The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) Pleaides Award, which celebrates an individual for showing exceptional support in advancing the leadership role of women. The award will be recognized during OWA events in New York during Vision Expo East, including... Read More »
The Vision Council’s New Optical Retail Division The Vision Council is thrilled to announce the formation of a new Optical Retail Division, focusing on the unique business needs of optical retailers and the important relationship between retail and wholesale. This addition will enhance The Vision Council’s ongoing efforts to support a healthy... Read More »
Think About Your Eyes has big plans for 2018. Check out the short video on The Vision Council’s LinkedIn page to find out what the campaign will be up to this year, and learn how (and why!) your company should get involved to support the campaign that is already growing the industry. Want to find out more? Contact Ron Sallerson, Director of... Read More »