News Releases

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 hrakus@thevisioncouncil.org.

Latest News From The Vision Council

The Vision Council Releases Focused inSights: Online vs. In-Person Buyers 2022

Alexandria, VA – Nov. 18, 2022 – The Vision Council has released Focused inSights: Online vs. In-Person Buyers 2022. The report provides information on the differences and similarities between online and in-person eyewear buyers, including demographic data, managed vision care…

ANSI Z80 ASC for Ophthalmic Optics Appoints New Sub-Committee Leaders

Alexandria, VA – Nov. 17, 2022 – As the Secretariat to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z80 Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) for Ophthalmic Optics, The Vision Council is pleased to share the appointment of two new subcommittee chairs, including Dr. Gregory…

The Vision Council Announces Release of ANSI Z80.28–2022

Alexandria, VA – Nov. 15, 2022 – As the Secretariat Administrator for Accredited Standards Committee Z80, The Vision Council is pleased to announce the revision and publication of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z80.28-2022: Ophthalmics – Methods For Reporting…

The Vision Council Releases Focused inSights 2022: Blue Light Snapshot

Alexandria, VA – Nov. 14, 2022 – The Vision Council has released Focused inSights 2022: Blue Light Snapshot. The report provides information on consumer awareness of blue light glasses, concern about the effects of blue light, blue light glasses usage, and…

The Vision Council Announces Two Additional Keynote Speakers for the 2023 Executive Summit

Alexandria, VA – Nov. 10, 2022 – The Vision Council today announce two additional keynote speakers—Johnny Taylor Jr., President & CEO of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Jade Simmons, rockstar concert pianist —for the upcoming…

The Vision Council Releases Focused inSights 2022: Digital Habits

Alexandria, VA – Nov. 4, 2022 – The Vision Council has released Focused inSights 2022: Digital Habits. The survey asked respondents how they use digital devices, if they were affected by digital eyestrain, their online purchasing habits, their social media use, and their…

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z80 Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) Elects New Vice Chair

Alexandria, VA – Oct. 20, 2022 – As the Secretariat to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z80 Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) for Ophthalmic Optics, The Vision Council is pleased to share that Lauren Bianchi, Director, Global Quality & Compliance at…

The Vision Council Opens Registration for the 2023 Executive Summit, taking place January 9–11 in Austin, Texas

Alexandria, VA – Oct. 6, 2022 – The Vision Council announces that registration is now open for the 2023 Executive Summit, taking place January 9–11, 2023 at a new host site, the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa,…

Vision Expo West 2022 Concludes Show in Las Vegas

Alexandria, VA – Sept. 21, 2022 – Vision Expo West 2022 concluded on Saturday, September 17. The four-day event, which took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, from Sept. 14–17 at The Venetian Convention Center & Expo, brought together thousands of members of the industry.

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Vision Expo+, a Digital Extension of Vision Expo, will be Offered September 15-23

Alexandria, VA – Sept. 12, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that Vision Expo+, a complimentary digital extension of the Vision Expo experience, will be offered from Thursday, September 15 to Friday, September 23, 2022. Vision Expo+…