Tuesday, May 16, 2023 12:21 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council is reminding Americans to celebrate National Sunglasses Day
on June 27 by donning their favorite sunglasses during the sunny season, and encouraging sun-safe practices all year long.
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 12:27 AM
TUCKER, Ga.—The National Association of Vision Care Plans
(NAVCP) announced the ratified officers at the conclusion of the 2023 NAVCP Vision Care Retreat, held April 19-20 at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Arizona.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023 12:15 AM
, ASEAN Optical Fair, was held from April 12-14, 2023 at Suntec Singapore Exhibition and Convention Centre. Jointly organized by Silmo International
and MP Singapore
, the show welcomed over 250 international and local brands from over 15 countries representing most product families and ranges in the optics and eyewear industry. Organizers reported that 2,175 professional visitors, optometrists, dispensing opticians and buying groups had the opportunity to browse the latest eyewear, optical products and technologies, according to an announcement.
Monday, May 1, 2023 12:21 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council is planning to celebrate National Sunglasses Day on June 27 and highlight the importance of wearing UV-protective eyewear all year long. "Sunglasses play a crucial role in promoting eye health," said Ashley Mills, CEO of The Vision Council.
Friday, April 14, 2023 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—The Vision Council
recently released a new report with key insights into the attitudes of U.S. consumers toward their managed vision care plans. Learn more about the report’s findings during the Focused inSights Managed Vision Care 2023 webinar on May 3, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., ET.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 12:27 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council
, organizers of Vision Expo, have announced that submissions are now being accepted for the 5th Annual OPTImum Retail Award scheduled to be presented at Vision Expo East on Friday, March 17 in New York City. Businesses in the independent optical retail market are encouraged to submit their stories for consideration by February 8, 2023. Launched in 2018, the OPTImum Retail Award was designed to celebrate the importance of independent boutique retailers in the optical industry.
Thursday, January 26, 2023 12:27 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Where eyecare meets eyewear, and education, fashion and innovation mingle, Vision Expo East 2023 is on track to be the largest optical gathering the industry has experienced in years, according to show organizers The Vision Council
. Vision Expo East 2023 will take place March 16–19 at the Javits Center in New York City, with the show’s educational program, together with OptiCon@Vision Expo, opening Thursday, March 16 and the Exhibit Hall opening Friday, March 17, 2023.
Thursday, January 12, 2023 12:30 AM
AUSTIN, Texas—The Vision Council’s 2023 Executive Summit kicked off on Monday, January 9 with a welcome reception hosted by Ashley Mills, CEO of The Vision Council, and continued through Wednesday, January 11, according to an announcement from the association. In addition, on Tuesday, January 10, The Vision Council inducted its 2023 board of directors during the association’s Annual Business Meeting. For more information on The Vision Council’s governance and to access the full board of directors list click here
Tuesday, December 27, 2022 12:21 AM
PIEVE DI CADORE, Italy—The Italian Optical Goods Manufacturers’ Association general meeting was held earlier this month at the Eyewear Museum of Pieve di Cadore to take stock of the eyewear industry's performance and review the forecast for the coming months in Italy and internationally.
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 12:33 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council
has announced a new organizational structure, including new hires in the trade association’s membership, marketing and communications, and market research departments, as well as staff promotions within the membership and government relations teams. “Our commitment to the vision care industry has never been stronger and I’m so pleased to welcome new hires and reward existing staff as we look ahead to a new year, with big plans on the horizon,” said Ashley Mills, CEO of The Vision Council. “Exceedingly talented with an impressive range of experience and expertise, these additions will empower us to deliver on our mission to promote growth, foster community-building and engage with key stakeholders in support of better vision for better lives.”
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 12:24 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Conference and Exhibit Hall Registration opens today for Vision Expo East 2023
, taking place March 16-19, 2023 in New York City at the Javits Center. The show’s organizers, The Vision Council
, are planning a robust Show experience, including a reimagined Show Floor layout, engaging programming and a premier education program. To register for Vision Expo East 2023, click here
. The Show’s conference program, developed by the Education Planning Committee
together with the OptiCon Advisory Board
, will open Thursday, March 16, and the Exhibit Hall will open Friday, March 17.
Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:21 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—As the Secretariat to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z80 Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) for Ophthalmic Optics, The Vision Council has announced the appointment of two new subcommittee chairs.
Thursday, November 10, 2022 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—The Accessories Council
announced the winners for their 4th annual Design Excellence Awards at the Fashionphile offices late yesterday. Building on its history of honoring individuals and companies, the Accessories Council launched the Design Excellence Awards in 2019 to expand the recognition of outstanding products.
Thursday, November 10, 2022 12:15 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council today announce two additional keynote speakers—Johnny Taylor Jr., President & CEO of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Jade Simmons, rockstar concert pianist—for the upcoming 2023 Executive Summit
, taking place January 9–11, 2023 at a new host site, the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, an iconic Texas Hill Country luxury resort just outside of downtown Austin, Texas.