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.

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

What's New

  • COVID-19 Updates

    COVID-19 Related Market Research

    The Vision Council is conducting ongoing research among eyecare providers aimed at gaining an understanding of how the market is reacting to tightening restrictions, consumer sentiment and government guidance related to COVID-19. Click here to see available reports.

  • Coronavirus Optical

    Coronavirus Implications

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The Vision Council has created a resource page with facts & information for the optical industry. Learn more here.