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  1. Think About Your Eyes Names Jane Balek Executive DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.- Think About Yours Eyes announced the hiring of Jane Balek as executive director. She will officially begin her role on Nov. 5, 2018.

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  2. OptiCon @ Vision Expo Helped Spike Opticiansa Attendance, Show Organizers SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.- Making its debut at Vision Expo West, OptiCon @ Vision Expo generated record breaking attendance numbers with a 16 percent increase in optician turnout and a 22 percent increase in all OptiCon related titles compared to Vision Expo West 2017, according to an announcement from the show organizers. OptiCon @ Vision Expo, a dedicated program for opticians and contact lens technicians, sold nearly 700 packages that included access to the industry's leading educational programs.

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  3. Vision Expo West 2018 Breaks Attendance Records, Show Organizers SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-Vision Expo West's 30th anniversary was a "sweeping success," with the overall show experiencing a nearly double digit increase in attendance compared to 2017, according to an announcement from show organizers. Pre-audited results show close to 13,000 eyecare professionals from across the world attended the event; with attendance increasing in nearly every category and substantial increases in attendance titles of opticians and optometrists, as well as in independent OD and MD practices, multidisciplinary practices, chains/superstores and laboratories, show organizers said.

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  4. Winners of Best Exhibitor Booth Awards Announced at Vision Expo WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Vision Monday

    Costa was honored for Most Creative Booth. Europa's Scott Shapiro and Nico Roseillier at the Europa Eyewear/State Optical booth, which was honored for Best Brand Activation.

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  5. The Vision Council Releases Tariff Impact ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.- The Vision Council's research team released a report this month which attempts to gauge the potential impact that U.S. tariffs on Chinese eyewear could impact consumer buying habits, intentions and spending. The third wave of tariffs, which went into effect on Monday, Sept.

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  6. New China Duties Could Impact More Importers, Vision Council Advises MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.- The Vision Council informed its members about a third list of China duties due to go live Sept. 24. The Council noted that the Trump Administration announced on Wednesday the imposition of a 10 percent customs duty on approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese origin merchandise.

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  7. VIP Lineup for Corporate Optometry Panel Set for Vision Expo West 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-A new Corporate Optometry Panel at Vision Expo West will bring together industry thought leaders from Costco, Luxottica, MyEyeDr., NewGradOptometry, Visionworks of America and Walmart Vision to discuss the range of business models that optometrists can practice in corporate optometry today, according to an announcement from show organizers. Titled "Pathways to Leadership in Corporate Optometry," the event is sponsored by Luxottica and Visionworks of America and attendees will also enjoy an opportunity to network at a cocktail reception immediately following the panel.

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  8. Think About Your Eyes a Back-to-Schoola Campaign Generates 130 Million ImpressionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Vision Monday

    Alexandria, Va.- Think About Your Eyes , a national public awareness campaign about the importance of scheduling an annual eye exam with an optometrist, has announced the results of its back-to-school marketing campaign, which has yielded more than 130 million media impressions, or exposures to the TAYE messaging, according to an announcement from the organization. "Summer break is an ideal time for parents to schedule health appointments for their kids, and ensuring that parents are including eye exams is a top priority for Think About Your Eyes," said Dr. Steven Loomis, chair of Think About Your Eyes.

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  9. Programs Aimed at Millennial ECPs Expected to Drive Attendance Growth at ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-As of three weeks before the show, Vision Expo West pre-registration for young professionals is trending strongly ahead of 2017, organizers said. Vision Expo West will feature various programs and activations geared specifically toward the young professional and student demographic, including panels, surprise celebrity guests, and hosting students from optometry schools across the country.

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  10. The Vision Council Gears Up for Vision Expo WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-The Vision Council in partnership with Reed Exhibitions is excited to be hosting Vision Expo West in Las Vegas. A great show is in the works with registration trending ahead of this time last year and the key segments of optometrists and opticians showing strong increases.

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  11. Vision Expo OptiCon Program on Track to Surpass Successful Launch at EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-Opticians and contact lens technicians will be able to experience OptiCon @ Vision Expo for the first time at Vision Expo West 2018 in Las Vegas. Vision Expo's partnership with OptiCon brings the optician and contact lens technician education program to the largest gathering of eyewear and eyecare professionals.

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  12. Vision Expo Launches Contest to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Vision Expo WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-Vision Expo has released a new video and launched a social media contest to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Vision Expo West 2018 in Las Vegas . To watch the video, and to enter and share the contest, click here .

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  13. Vision Expo West to Introduce Expanded Education ProgrammingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-Vision Expo West, taking place Sept. 26 to 29 in Las Vegas, will introduce an expansive scope of education , products, trends and solutions that will keep the industry updated on best practices in patient care, practice management, retail strategies and more, according to an announcement from show organizers.

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  14. Vision Council Announces Directorsa Choice Award Recipient and Lab Division HOF InducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.- The Lab Division of The Vision Council announced the industry veterans who will be recognized during the Directors' Choice Award and 19th Annual Lab Division Hall of Fame celebration on Wednesday, September 26 in conjunction with the Lab Division Meeting and International Vision Expo West . The Division has named Dave Cole, former president of Transitions Optical, as the 2018 recipient of the Directors' Choice Award honoring his more than 26 years in the optical industry, as "a champion for game-changing technology, and as a terrific partner to optical labs."

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  15. Vision Expo to Recognize Exhibitors through New Award CategoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.- Vision Expo has announced that it has added a new category as a part of its Best Booth Awards. Along with Most Creative Booth Design, the newly launched category will be Best In-Booth Brand Activation.

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  16. Deadline Is Approaching for Prop 65 New Warning LanguageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-California has made changes to its Proposition 65 warning language requirements and these changes are mandatory as of Aug. 31, 2018. Proposition 65, known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act , sets out environmental regulations regarding toxic chemical substances that businesses are subject to when they sell merchandise in California, or if they are physically located in the state.

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  17. Celebrity and Urban Driven Destination, The BLOCK, to Launch at Vision Expo WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-The BLOCK, an extension of the Galleria featuring celebrity-influenced and independently designed urban eyewear, will launch at Vision Expo West 2018 in Las Vegas . In this new Exhibit Hall destination, fashion-forward retailers will find a customized environment that complements urban eyewear and elevates the presence of celebrity designers through fashion shows, meet-and-greets and panels focused on style and design, according to an announcement from show organizers.

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  18. Third List of China Duties Is Published by U.S. Trade RepresentativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va..-The United States Trade Representative has published a third list of tariff numbers that might be subjected to an additional 10 percent customs duty on Chinese origin merchandise, according to an announcement The Vision Council sent to its members yesterday. As with the first two lists eyeglasses, optical frames, lenses, plano sunglasses, reading glasses, safety eyewear, telescopes and parts of these medical devices remain off the list.

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  19. Think About Your Eyes Reports Early Results of Partnership with Laila AliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-A Think About Your Eyes partnership with professional athlete and lifestyle expert Laila Ali is off to a fast start. The new campaign, which is designed to encourage parents to schedule an annual eye exam for their children with an optometrist this summer, launched in June, as VMAIL reported .

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  20. The Vision Council Offers Latest Updates About China DutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Vision Monday

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-Certain merchandise of Chinese origin will be subject to an additional 25 percent customs duty when imported into the U.S. The tariff will become operational for goods entering the U.S. on and after July 6, 2018, according to an announcement The Vision Council sent to its members yesterday. While $34 billion worth of merchandise overall will be affected, eyeglasses, optical frames, lenses, plano sunglasses, reading glasses, magnifiers, safety eyewear, telescopes and parts of these medical devices remain off the tariff list, The Vision Council said.

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