Vision Expo West 2021
September 22 - 25, 2021
Vision Expo West 2021 is scheduled to take place September 22-25, 2021 (Education: Sept. 22-25; Exhibition: Sept. 23-25) at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
With the city of Las Vegas fully reopened and returned to pre-pandemic guidelines as of June 1, the Show organizers are planning a robust line-up of events and programming. Vision Expo West will feature several new neighborhoods, in addition to the return of The Suites, as well as a rich CE program and the return of the OptiCon program and hub. Students and young professionals can also look forward to the return of The Career Zone and dedicated student programming. Additionally, The Seen, the main stage destination that made its debut at Vision Expo East, will host special events, panels and programming at Vision Expo West. Vision Expo+ will again be offered as a digital extension of the in-person Show.
Vision Expo+, a free digital extension of the Vision Expo West 2021 experience delivered through the ShopVISION platform, will be offered in conjunction with the in-person Show to accommodate members of the community from around the globe.
For access to Vision Expo+, register for ShopVISION here by clicking the “Sign in/Join” button and then “Register Now.” ShopVISION is being offered on a complimentary basis to all eyecare providers, buyers and all Vision Expo West 2021 exhibitors.
Member Events at Vision Expo West
Members of The Vision Council are invited to save the date for members-only events and meetings taking place during Vision Expo West, including a member Welcome Reception and an Emerging Optical Leader Meeting and Recruitment Event.
Additionally, The Vision Council will host a Showfloor Members Lounge where members can network, host informal meetings, refresh with coffee and water and charge their devices. More details on the lounge and exact location information will be shared soon.
Additional details and registration links for the meetings are included below.
Emerging Optical Leader Meeting and Recruitment Event – Wednesday, September 22, 3:30–5:00pm PST
On Wednesday, September 22 from 3:30–5:00pm PST, prospective members of the Emerging Optical Leaders Committee (EOL) are invited to learn more about the committee.
The meeting is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the Emerging Optical Leaders Committee, which exists to identify the next generation of optical industry leaders for The Vision Council, and meet with current members. If you are seeking an opportunity to expand your network within the industry, are eager to connect and learn from peers and industry veterans and are seeking to make an impact on the strength and success of The Vision Council, the Emerging Optical Leaders committee is for you!
Member Welcome Reception – Wednesday, September 22, 5:30–7:30pm PST
On Wednesday, September 22 from 5:30–7:30pm PST, members of The Vision Council are invited to attend a casual welcome reception at Sugarcane at The Venetian. A great opportunity to connect with old friends and meet new connections in a relaxed environment, members are invited to mix and mingle over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres during this exciting kick-off event.
Note, access to all member events and the Members Lounge is reserved for current members in good standing. Please contact Maureen Beddis, Vice President of Marketing and Membership, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.