Eyewear and Accessories Division

Eyewear and Accessories Division

The Eyewear and Accessories Division (E&A), comprised of manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of eyewear, sunglasses, and accessories, specializes in addressing the product-specific needs of the optical professional, promoting eyewear as a fashion accessory, manufacturing standards and regulations, and industry benchmarking.

A dedicated E&A Division Liaison answers questions, responds to concerns, and provides direction on industry issues.

For division resources, including meeting agendas, reports, and other information, visit the secure content page for E&A Division Members.

Benchmark Dashboard Study

E&A Division members can gain exclusive industry insight through participation in the Benchmark Dashboard Study, the industry's only report that measures the financial performance of frame, sunglass and accessory companies, allowing companies to compare performance with that of similar companies.

Annual Trend Presentation

The Eyewear & Accessories Division and the Sunglass & Reader Division sponsor a free, members-only annual trend presentation at International Vision Expo East for product development and design managers, marketing managers and sales professionals. Learn more and download the latest report here.

VisionWatch Member Benefit Report

Gain insight on your market through the VisionWatch Member Benefit report. This group of reports provides current and historical trends, along with retailer shares and information on customer traits and demographic breakdowns.

Attendee Lists: E&A-Sponsored Courses at Vision Expo

Enhance marketing efforts and expand your audience utilizing free lists of attendees of division-sponsored CE accredited courses at International Vision Expo, and access additional lists of Vision Expo attendees interested in purchasing eyewear, sunwear, and accessories.

E&A Division Meeting

Discuss the latest news related to the E&A Division, grow your network, and receive tailored updates from industry leaders at the Division Meeting held in conjunction with International Vision Expo West. Click here for meeting agendas, notes, and other resources.

E&A Division Breakouts at The Vision Council's Annual Executive Summit

Attend E&A-specific sessions at The Vision Council's Annual Executive Summit – an exclusive event filled with opportunities for executive-level networking, leadership development, economic trends, and business strategies. Click here for meeting agendas, notes, and other resources.