2021 Executive Summit


An OPTImistic View of the Future

The Vision Council’s 2021 Executive Summit will take place from January 26-28 in an all-new, virtual format designed to accommodate the needs of attendees from around the globe.

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Over the course of three days, The Executive Summit will illuminate the state of the industry, spotlight key business trends and present concrete approaches to confronting the evolving challenges of the marketplace through a robust schedule of engaging presentations from business leaders both within the vision care community and from other industries, interactive panels and personalized networking sessions.

To ensure high-quality networking and dynamic opportunities for connection, The Vision Council is partnering with a leading virtual platform equipped with customizable tools and capabilities, including virtual breakout rooms for groups of various sizes.

Members of The Vision Council are eligible for special members-only pricing.  See details below:

Member Pricing = $599 per attendee

*After one person from a member company registers, the company is eligible to receive a discount code reducing the registration price to $299 for all additional registrants. Please contact Olivia Krise at okrise@thevisioncouncil.org for the discount code.

Non-Member Pricing = $899 per attendee

Agenda Highlights

A final agenda will be released in the coming weeks. Agenda highlights are included below: *Schedule subject to change*

Tuesday, January 26

  • 4:00-5:30 p.m. EST: Welcome reception hosted by Ashley Mills, The Vision Council’s CEO

Wednesday, January 27

  • The Vision Council’s Annual Business Meeting
  • State of the Industry Updates Presented in a 4-part Symposium
  • First Look and Analysis of The Vision Council’s 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Survey Results
  • Breakout Sessions - The Pivot: Changing Your Mindset During Difficult Times
  • Consumer Insights: Part 1
  • Afternoon Keynote Session: Speaker to be announced soon
  • Evening Happy Hour

Thursday, January 28

  • Consumer Insights: Part 2
  • Morning Keynote Session: Uncomfortable Conversations with A Black Man: A Fireside Chat with Emmanuel Acho and Three Industry Executives
  • Breakout Sessions - The Pivot: Changing Your Mindset During Difficult Times
  • Afternoon Keynote Session: Brian Beaulieu – Economic Trends

Please contact Mitch Barkley, Vice President of Trade Shows and Events, at mbarkley@thevisioncouncil.org with any questions or concerns.