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The Vision Council, in tandem with Think About Your Eyes, teamed up with The Jane Club to host a three-day event at South by Southwest March 8–10, to educate attending media, celebrities and influencers about eye health and style. The Jane Club is an exclusive workspace in Los Angeles geared toward working moms and their families—the ideal... Read More »
The Vision Council will host a series of member meetings and events during Vision Expo East 2019. To view the full schedule here. All meetings and events will be held at the The Westin New York at Times Square, located at 270 West 43rd Street unless otherwise noted. Rooms are subject to change, please check back before arrival for any updates.
The Vision Council is pleased to announce Bart Foster has joined the team in a new business and content development consulting role for the association. In this role, Foster will focus on expanding the organization's roster of market research clients as well as curating unique content for The Vision Council's portfolio of industry events. Foster... Read More »
The Vision Council's Eyecessorize campaign teamed up with two top-tier fashion and lifestyle bloggers—Marni Harvey and Preston Konrad—for sponsored Instagram and blog posts surrounding men's and women's New York Fashion Week (NYFW) this February. In an effort to promote fashion-forward frames and encourage their followers to start an eyewear... Read More »
The Vision Council's Eyecessorize campaign—which promotes the fashion and lifestyle aspects of eyewear and sunwear—is pleased to announce the release of its spring/summer 2019 trend kit. The Vision Council distributed the digital, interactive trend kit to approximately 300 fashion, health and lifestyle editors nationwide from top-tier outlets such... Read More »
The Vision Council is updating the Chemical Management and OSHA compliance resources to reflect numerous regulatory changes over the past several years. We will be sending a series of memos over the next few months, with training, templates, references, and OSHA required written programs. The fifth memo addresses Personal Protective Equipment. The... Read More »
The Vision Council is capitalizing on South by Southwest (SXSW) with a private event to spread awareness of the importance of eyecare and eyewear. The private event—which is invite-only, and geared toward consumer-facing media, fashion/lifestyle/health/tech influencers and renowned celebrities—will promote all of The Vision Council's messaging,... Read More »
April 25–26, 2019Temecula Creek InnTemecula, CA Registration is now open for the 2019 COLA Spring Meeting! The public comment for our Safe Use Determination closes in early April. Register today to ensure that you know the very latest on The Vision Council's SUD Application and what the recent OEHHA Notice of Completeness means specifically for... Read More »
On Sunday, Feb. 24, President Trump announced that he would extend the deadline for the anticipated tariff increase on Chinese goods under subject "list three" of his Section 301 tariffs. Originally scheduled to take effect on March 1, the action would have raised existing ad valorem tariffs from 10 to 25 percent on a wide array of Chinese... Read More »
On Wednesday, Feb. 27, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) issued a public notice that it has accepted The Vision Council's application for a Safe Use Determination (SUD) for bisphenol A (BpA) exposure in its member companies' eyewear products. This means OEHHA concluded The Vision Council's information and test... Read More »