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The Low Vision Division sponsors Continuing Education Courses at Vision Expo. As a benefit, Low Vision Division members are able to obtain the list of CE attendees to use for marketing purposes. We have posted a list of contacts who attended the Low Vision Division courses during 2018 Vision Expo East. To download the lists, please log-in to the... 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 »
Reminder: Sponsorship Opportunities at the COLA Spring Meeting 2018 Golf Tournament 2018 COLA Spring MeetingApril 26–27, 2018 Temecula Creek Inn Temecula, CA A few sponsorship opportunities are still available for the Golf Tournament held in conjunction with the 2018 COLA Spring Meeting. Individual holes: $200 eachBranded golf balls (12 dozen): $... Read More »
Multi-State Update on Managed Vision Care Laws Bryan Cave and Associates has recently provided an update on changes to the State Managed Vision Care laws in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Oregon, Texas, Vermont, Vermont and Virginia, as well as 13 others states with existing MVC related laws. The detailed... Read More »
Some Optical Products Dodge Proposed China Tariff. Others, Not So Lucky. On April 3, 2018, the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) published a proposed list of imported products that it intends to subject to an additional 25% tariff if those products originate from China. The proposed action is the outgrowth of the USTR’s investigation... Read More »
Prop 65 Updates and More at the 2018 COLA Spring Meeting Register Now for the 2018 COLA Spring MeetingDiscounted room block availability expires April 9 2018 COLA Spring MeetingApril 26–27, 2018Temecula Creek InnTemecula, CA   The importance of maintaining legally sustainable warnings was demonstrated with the recent filing of a Prop 65 Notice of... Read More »
LPT Division Meeting Updates Now Available The meeting materials are now available for the LPT Division Meeting, held in conjunction with the 2018 Executive Summit. The meeting covered a broad spectrum of topics for members including updates from The Vision Council's Shows, Marketing and Research teams. This published divisional update includes... Read More »
First Prop 65 BpA Notice of Violation Filed for Optical Product The importance of maintaining legally sustainable warnings was demonstrated with the recent filing of a Prop 65 Notice of Violation against a retailer allegedly selling sunglasses containing BpA. The revised Prop 65 warning language goes into effect on August 31, 2018, affecting those... Read More »
Reminder: Register Now! 2018 COLA Spring Meeting 2018 COLA Spring MeetingApril 26–27, 2018Temecula Creek InnTemecula, CA  Topics will include: Prop 65 Labeling Update [NEW!]Rick Van Arnam “Weeding through” California’s New Recreational Marijuana Laws Hedley Lawson Danger in the Comfort Zone Mike Karlsrud Sexual Assault & Harassment and the #... Read More »
The Vision Council’s Eyecessorize campaign, in tandem with Vision Expo, executed a consumer press event Thursday, March 15, at The Standard, East Village hotel’s penthouse in New York. The event attracted 71 media attendees from top-tier outlets like ELLE, Family Circle, Huffington Post, O, The Oprah Magazine, Women’s Wear Daily, Athleisure Mag,... Read More »