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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 hrakus@thevisioncouncil.org.

Latest News From The Vision Council

The Vision Council Releases Focused inSights 2022: Sunglasses Snapshot

Alexandria, VA – June 27, 2022 – Today, National Sunglasses Day, The Vision Council has released the Focused inSights 2022: Sunglasses Snapshot. The report is the second of The Vision Council’s Focused inSights reports—in-depth special interest reports on rotating topics—to be…

Registration Now Open for Vision Expo West 2022, taking place September 14-17 in Las Vegas

Alexandria, VA – June 23, 2022 – Registration opens today for Vision Expo West, taking place September 14–17, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Venetian Expo & Convention Center. The show organizers, The Vision Council and RX, are planning a robust Show experience, including diverse…

The Vision Council Concludes Regional Connection Series Event in Chicago

Alexandria, VA – June 16, 2022 – The Vision Council hosted its first Regional Connection Series Event yesterday, Wednesday, July 15, in Chicago, IL, marking the launch of the organization’s new event…

The Vision Council Promotes National Sunglasses Day, Taking Place Monday, June 27

Alexandria, VA – June 8, 2022 – The Vision Council is promoting the importance of ultraviolet (UV)-protective eyewear through the celebration of National Sunglasses Day, taking place…

The Vision Council Appoints Sara Bonizio as New Director of Shows

Alexandria, VA – June 6, 2022 – The Vision Council has appointed Sara Bonizio as the organization’s new Director of Shows. In this position, she will work closely with The Vision Council’s partners at RX, the co-organizer of Vision Expo East and West, to drive opportunities for…

The Vision Council Announces that Version 3.13 of the Data Communication Standard is Now Available

Alexandria, VA – June 3, 2022 – The Vision Council today announces the publication of Version 3.13 of the Standard for Data Communications. The standard, which is used by manufacturers of optical lab equipment and producers of software used in optical labs, was developed by The…

Vision Expo Organizers Announce New Educational Planning Committee and New OptiCon Advisory Board Members

Alexandria, VA – May 31, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce the new Educational Planning Committee and new members of the OptiCon Advisory Board that will oversee the education program for Vision Expo West 2022 and Vision Expo East…

Submissions are Now Being Accepted for Innovation Stage Speakers and Content for Vision Expo West 2022

Alexandria, VA – May 26, 2022 – The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that submissions are being accepted for Innovation Stage speakers, presentations and panels for…

The Vision Council Releases Consumer inSights Q1 2022 Report

Alexandria, VA – May 11, 2022 – The Vision Council today releases the Consumer inSights Q1 2022 Report, the first published report from The Vision Council’s new inSights Research Program, which was…

The Vision Council Grows Government Relations Team

Alexandria, VA – May 4, 2022 – The Vision Council has appointed Omar Elkhatib as the organization’s new Government Relations Manager. In this role, he will work closely with The Vision Council’s federal affairs partners at Venable, regulatory counsel Rick Van…