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Join us at The Vision Council's 2018 Executive Summit from Jan. 24–26, at the acclaimed Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, California. The Executive Summit is a powerful resource and benefit for members of The Vision Council, designed to keep you aware of the industry landscape as you chart a course for the future. Leaders in business strategy,... Read More »
The meeting minutes are now available for the Lens Division Meeting, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West 2017. This year's meeting covered a broad spectrum of topics for members including ISO and ANSI standards updates and a Government Affairs update on California Prop 65 and UDI. Click here for the meeting minutes from the 2017 Lens... Read More »
A new survey by Think About Your Eyes shows that people value their eyesight, but rarely take steps to maintain and protect their vision health, like getting an annual eye exam. The full survey results will be released on October 12 in honor of World Sight Day. Think About Your Eyes will celebrate the day with on-the-ground photo ops in five art-... Read More »
Member Video Update: 2018 Executive Summit In the latest installment of The Vision Council's Member Video Update series, available on our LinkedIn page, we're joined by The Vision Council's senior director of meetings and education, Renae Shepherd, to discuss the upcoming 2018 Executive Summit taking place at the iconic Hotel del Coronado in... Read More »
The PowerPoint presentations are now available for the Lab Division Meeting, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West 2017. This year's meeting covered a broad spectrum of topics for members including a panel discussion on smart manufacturing and technical, legal and cyber security updates. Click here for the PowerPoint presentations from the... Read More »
The Low Vision Division will host its Fall Meeting on Thursday, October 12 at the American Academy of Optometry's Meeting. Thursday, October 12, 2017Palmer House Hilton Hotel17 East Monroe StreetChicago, Illinois 60603Salon 12 meeting room, 3rd Floor8–10 a.m. CT Register now. Join us to learn more about the Division's exciting programs, including... Read More »
The Vision Council secured a kids' back-to-school sunwear and eyewear trends segment for its Eyecessorize campaign that aired Monday, Sept. 18, on "Atlanta and Company," a morning TV show that has an estimated audience of 43,470 viewers. Presented by style expert Candace Corey, the segment – which is also available on 11alive.com (receiving 128,... Read More »
We need your two cents to ensure we're meeting your needs To our valued members, As a trade association, everything that we do is driven by the needs of our members, and our programs are designed to provide the greatest possible benefit for our diverse 700+ company membership. Our 'Member Needs' survey—now open to all members for input—is how we... Read More »
Let's keep the momentum from National Sunglasses Day 2017 going as we kick off the campaign for 2018! The Vision Council is proud to report the campaign ultimately garnered more than 900 million online, broadcast, social media and print consumer media impressions, with the official #NationalSunglassesDay hashtag trending as No. 1 on Twitter and... Read More »
Dear Members, Following recent inquiries from our members asking for more information about product testing, The Vision Council is providing you with a list of our members who provide such services. They are listed alphabetically below with their company descriptions and contact information. We hope you find this information useful. Please... Read More »