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

Opening Your Eyes Scholarship Program Selects Seven Recipients

Alexandria, VA – July 26, 2021 – The Vision Council today announces that the Opening Your Eyes Scholarship Program’s selection committee has chosen the first round of scholarship recipients. Seven recipients were selected and notified this month.

Registration Now Open for Vision Expo West 2021

Alexandria, VA – July 23, 2021 – Registration is now open for Vision Expo West 2021, taking place September 22–25 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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

Alexandria, VA – June 17, 2021 – The Vision Council is promoting the importance of ultraviolet (UV)-protective eyewear through the celebration of National Sunglasses Day, taking place Sunday, June 27, 2021

ShopVISION Is Now Live

Alexandria, VA – June 16, 2021 – The Vision Council and RX, the organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that ShopVISION, a new global digital sourcing platform for the vision care community, is now live and available to eyecare providers 365 days a year.

The Vision Council Releases Results of the 2020 Internet Influence Report

Alexandria, VA – June 15, 2021 – The Vision Council has released the results of the Internet Influence Report. Conducted in December 2020, the special interest consumer report examines the role of the Internet among consumers who recently purchased different types of eyewear.

Vision Expo East 2021 Concludes Show in Orlando

Alexandria, VA – June 8, 2021Vision Expo East 2021 concluded on Saturday, June 5.

Vision Expo East 2021 Explores Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through Series of Panels and Courses

Alexandria, VA – May 27, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, today share details on the panels, discussions and education courses dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion planned for Vision Expo East 2021, taking place June 2–5 at the Or

Organizers of Vision Expo Announce Vision Expo+

Alexandria, VA – May 20, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, the organizers of Vision Expo, today announce Vision Expo+, a free digital extension of the Vision Expo East experience that will be offered from June 3–5 in conjunction with Vision Expo East 2021 through Sh

Show Organizers Announce Education Program Planned for Vision Expo East 2021

Alexandria, VA – May 14, 2021 – The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Vision Expo, today announce the education program curated by the Conference Advisory Board for Vision Expo East 2021, taking place June 2–5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fl

The Vision Council Announces Evolution of Consumer Education Campaign

Alexandria, VA – May 10, 2021 – The Vision Council today shares details on the evolution of the organization’s consumer education campaign.