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The Vision Council is a non-profit trade association that serves member companies in diverse segments of the optical industry, from family-owned businesses to global companies. Access The Vision Council’s press releases below. For media inquiries, please reach out to Hayley Rakus at

Latest News From The Vision Council

The Vision Council Announces Additional Agenda Details Ahead of the 2021 Executive Summit

Alexandria, VA – Dec. 9, 2020 – The Vision Council today announces additional details on the 2021 Executive Summit, taking place for the first time in a completely virtual format from January 26–28, 2021 under the banner of “An OPTImistic View of the Future.”

The Vision Council Announces Dates for the 2021 Virtual Executive Summit: January 26-28, 2021

Alexandria, VA – Oct. 20, 2020 – The Vision Council today announces that the 2021 Executive Summit will take place from January 26–28, 2021.

The Vision Council Concludes First All-Member Virtual Meeting

Alexandria, VA – Nov. 13, 2020 – The Vision Council hosted the organization’s first All-Member Virtual Meeting yesterday, Thursday, November 12.

The Vision Council Launches 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Survey

Alexandria, VA – Nov. 9, 2020 – The Vision Council today announces the launch of the 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Survey.

Organizers of Vision Expo Announce New Dates for Vision Expo East 2021: May 25–28, 2021 at the Javits Center

Alexandria, VA – Oct. 1, 2020 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that Vision Expo East 2021, originally scheduled to take place from March 18–21, will now take place May 25–28, 2021 (Education: May 25–28; Exhibition: May 26–28) at the Javits Center in New York City.

The Vision Council Launches Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force

Alexandria, VA – Sept. 14, 2020 – The Vision Council today announces the launch of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force.

The Vision Council Launches New Brand Identity and Member-Focused Website

Alexandria, VA – September 8, 2020Rebrand Illustrates The Vision Council’s Commitment to the Success of Members; New Website Provides a More Effective Platform for the Organization to Serve the Vision Care Industry

Vision Expo to Host Virtual Career Zone Event on September 22

Alexandria, VA – Aug.

The Vision Council Releases 2019 VisionWatch Cataract Report

Alexandria, VA – July 31, 2020 – The Vision Council recently released the results of the 2019 VisionWatch Cataract Report. Conducted in December 2019, the study measures changes in consumer behavior related to vision and vision correction after undergoing cataract surgery.

Vision Expo Announces Topic for July 22 Virtual EYE2EYE Series Coffee Talk: Open Your Eyes! What Allyship of Diversity & Inclusion Looks Like

Alexandria, VA – July 16, 2020 – On Wednesday, July 22 at 12:15 p.m. EDT, The Vision Council and Vision Expo will host Open Your Eyes!