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The Vision Council announced today that Bruce Bartley will be honored by the Sunglass & Reader Division for his lifelong commitment and contributions to the optical industry. The award will be presented at the Sunglass & Reader Division Reception on Friday, March 16, at the INK48 Hotel Press Lounge in New York, NY. Bruce began his career... Read More »
The Vision Council is encouraging you to begin planning for National Sunglasses Day 2018, now! Building upon the overwhelming success of the 2017 campaign – which went viral, trending on social media and garnering more than 900 million consumer media impressions – it’s our goal to see National Sunglasses Day promoted and celebrated everywhere... Read More »
The Vision Council’s Eyecessorize campaign teamed up with three top-tier fashion and lifestyle bloggers—Christie Ferrari, Joseph Lucido and Moti Ankari—for sponsored Instagram posts surrounding men’s and women’s New York Fashion Week (NYFW) in February. In an effort to promote fashion-forward frames and encourage their followers to start an... Read More »
Division Members Promoted as Industry Experts The Vision Council has launched a new phase if its industry-focused campaign designed to drive eyecare providers, manufacturers, optical labs and the industry at large to contact LPT Division member companies and visit exhibiting members at Vision Expos East and West, positioning members as the go-to... Read More »
Dear Lens Division Members – I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself – my name is Keith Cross, with PPG, and I am the new Chairman of the Lens Division, assuming the role from Karen Roberts whose term expired at the recent Executive Summit. I also served as her Vice Chair for the past three years. I would like to thank Karen for... Read More »
Schedule time for your team to meet with The Vision Council’s market research experts at Vision Expo East, and see how our industry-leading market data and analytics can grow your business. Industry research and data analysis are critical to running a successful business. From consumer opinions to international trade figures, The Vision Council's... Read More »
Hello Lab Division Members, For those who don’t know me, I’m Swen Carlson, your new Chairman of The Vision Council’s Lab Division. I’m assuming this role as Drake McLean transitions into the role of Immediate Past Chair. First, let me start by thanking Drake for all the meaningful work he’s put into the Division over many years. His tireless drive... Read More »
Register Now: Division and Committee Meetings at Vision Expo East The Vision Council will host a series of member meetings and events during Vision Expo East 2018. Click on the meeting name below to go directly to the registration page for that event, and view the full schedule here.   Wednesday, March 14 Lens Processing Description... Read More »
Eyecessorize Releases Spring/Summer 2018 Trend Kit 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 2018 trend kit.  The Vision Council distributed the kit this week to approximately 350 fashion, lifestyle, health and news... Read More »
2018 COLA Spring Meeting April 26–27, 2018 Temecula Creek Inn Temecula, CA Topics will include: “Weeding through” California’s new recreational marijuana laws Sexual harassment The impact of the California minimum wage law “Continuous Improvement” from the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Government & Regulatory Affairs Update Technical... Read More »