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The Vision Council is pleased to announce that CEO Ashley Mills has been named the recipient of The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) Pleaides Award, which celebrates an individual for showing exceptional support in advancing the leadership role of women. The award will be recognized during OWA events in New York during Vision Expo East, including... Read More »
The Vision Council’s New Optical Retail Division The Vision Council is thrilled to announce the formation of a new Optical Retail Division, focusing on the unique business needs of optical retailers and the important relationship between retail and wholesale. This addition will enhance The Vision Council’s ongoing efforts to support a healthy... Read More »
Think About Your Eyes has big plans for 2018. Check out the short video on The Vision Council’s LinkedIn page to find out what the campaign will be up to this year, and learn how (and why!) your company should get involved to support the campaign that is already growing the industry. Want to find out more? Contact Ron Sallerson, Director of... Read More »
The 2018 Vision Council Executive Summit takes place next week, January 24–26 at the Hotel del Coronado, California and this is your last chance to register. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the conversations and network with close to 400 of your industry peers.  With a speaker line-up you won’t see anywhere else, the Executive Summit is... Read More »
The Vision Council secured a “New Year, New You” eyewear trends segment for its Eyecessorize campaign that aired Thursday, Jan. 11, on “Atlanta & Co.,” a morning TV show that has an estimated audience of 20,345 viewers. Presented by style expert Emily Foley, the segment – which is also available on 11alive.com (receiving 2,820,000 unique... Read More »
Save the date! The Vision Council’s Sunglass and Reader Division Reception, held in conjunction with Vision Expo East in New York, NY, will take place on Friday, March 16, 2018. Sunglass and Reader Division ReceptionThe Press Lounge at Ink48 653 11th Avenue Friday, March 16, 2018 6:30pm–9pm Drinks and appetizers will be served. Questions? Please... Read More »
The agenda is now available for the upcoming LPT Division Breakfast Meeting held in conjunction with The Vision Council’s Executive Summit, taking place January 24-26, 2018 at the Hotel Del in Coronado, California. The agenda can be viewed online here. LPT Division Breakfast Meeting Friday, January 26, 2018 7–8:30 a.m. Location: Wilder G&H... Read More »
The Vision Council secured a digital eye strain-focused segment on “Daytime” – a nationally syndicated lifestyle and entertainment show – that aired Jan. 9th on 224 stations with a combined estimated reach of more than 97.1 million viewers. With Jan. 9th being the first day of the Consumer Electronics Show, lifestyle expert Stefaney Rants let... Read More »
The 2018 Executive Summit being held January 24–26 at the Hotel Del Coronado in California is fast approaching and we are pleased to announce a new panel discussion on the topic of “Curiosity.” Mike Hundert, Chairman of The Vision Council’s Board of Directors, will facilitate a conversation around leveraging the power of curiosity with key... Read More »
The Vision Council has released its latest custom client-level VisionWatch report, now available in the online market research storefront. Internet Influence Report Member price: FREE Non-Member price: $1,250 The Internet Influence Report details the results of a consumer study of 10,000 American adults that investigates how optical consumers are... Read More »