Platinum National Sponsor

VSP GlobalSM is a complementary group of leading companies, working together to meet and exceed the needs of eyecare professionals, clients, and our more than 58 million members. Combining the strength and expertise of each of these companies, VSP Global provides benefits, services, products, and solutions that are unparalleled in the optical industry. Eyecare professionals, who are on the front line of patient care, look to VSP Global as a trusted partner to deliver the very best patient experience and to ensure an exceptional relationship between eyecare provider and patient. The VSP Global companies include VSP® Vision Care, Marchon® Eyewear and Altair® Eyewear, Eye Designs, Eyefinity® and VSP Optics Group.


Platinum National In-kind Sponsor

Vision Source is the nation's premier network of independent doctors of optometry with more than 3,000 doctors in over 1,500 practices across the United States and Canada. Each Vision Source practice is dedicated to maintaining the special relationship between a patient and his or her family eye doctor.


Project Funding Partner

The Alcon Foundation focuses on partnering with non-profit organizations that make a difference in advancing eye health, research and education, as well as enhancing access to quality eye care around the world.


Gold National Sponsor

Essilor is the leading manufacturer and wholesale distributor of optical lenses in the United States. In 1996, with the establishment of Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc. (Essilor Labs), Essilor became the first fully integrated optical company in the United States, specializing in ophthalmic lens production, manufacturing and distribution in addition to wholesale optical laboratory operations. Essilor has a strong commitment to corporate citizenship and as a leader in the industry takes responsibility to help ensure that people in all parts of the world have access to quality vision care.


Gold National Sponsor

One of the oldest continually operating companies in the US today, Bausch + Lomb traces its roots to 1853, when John Jacob Bausch, a German immigrant, set up a tiny optical goods shop in Rochester, New York. When he needed more money to keep the business going, Bausch borrowed $60 from his good friend, Henry Lomb. Bausch promised that if the business grew, Lomb would be made a full partner. The business did grow and the partnership was formed. Although products and times have changed, Bausch + Lomb still adheres to the legacy of dedication to innovation, quality, and craftsmanship established by John Jacob Bausch and Henry Lomb. In August 2013, Bausch + Lomb became the eye care division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.


Gold National In-kind Sponsor

The Jobson Medical Information Optical Group (“Jobson”) is a premier integrated healthcare information and communication services provider which includes publications like Review of Optometry®, Review of Ophthalmology®, VisionMonday®, 20/20 Magazine®, LabTalk® and others, and is well known for its deep understanding of the needs of eye care professionals.


Gold National In-kind Sponsor

PentaVision LLC is a privately owned, innovative vision care information company based in suburban Philadelphia, PA. PentaVision publishes six leading eye care magazines, including Eyecare Business, Optometric Management, Contact Lens Spectrum, Ophthalmology Management, Retinal Physician and Ophthalmic Professional; creates a full range of dynamic e-media products; and produces proprietary eye care meetings including the Global Specialty Lens Symposium, the Optometric Management Symposium on Contemporary Eye Care, and the Retinal Physician Symposium.


Silver National Sponsor

ABB OPTICAL GROUP is a leading distributor of optical products in the United States. The company supplies nearly two-thirds of eye care professionals across the country with brand name contact lenses, fully customizable gas permeable and custom specialty soft contact lenses, ophthalmic stock lenses and more. The company's DIGITAL EYE LAB Network is dedicated to producing eyewear that is truly personalized to patients’ needs and lifestyles. The DEL Network includes four state-of-the-art facilities that utilize advanced technology to deliver innovative products, extraordinary service and the fastest turn-around times in the industry. ABB OPTICAL GROUP also offers practice building services such as pricing strategy tools, business reviews, annual supply staff training and e-commerce solutions. For additional information, visit ABBOptical.com.


Silver National Sponsor

Carl Zeiss Vision is a global leader in precision optics—from ophthalmic lenses and coatings to laboratories and equipment. With over 170 years of optical innovations and milestones, and 10,000 employees worldwide, ZEISS remains committed to using industry-leading technology and service to empower customers to accelerate success. The ZEISS portfolio includes personalized ZEISS Individual lenses, and lifestyle solutions such as ZEISS DriveSafe and Zeiss EnergizeMe; ZEISS DuraVision Platinum, ZEISS DuraVision BlueProtect, and ZEISS PhotoFusion coatings; and the state-of-the-art Essential Line of exam and diagnostic equipment—all backed by a nationwide network of laboratories.


Silver National Sponsor

PECAA is the nation’s premier Doctor Alliance Group created to promote and protect independent eye care. PECAA was founded in 2006 by three Independent OD’s in Portland, OR. Since that time, PECAA has expanded from a small, Northwest based organization to one of the nation’s premier Doctor Alliance Groups. Regardless the size of your practice, PECAA offers the most competitive and comprehensive portfolio of services and profit building tools needed to align your business for future success. Experience unparalleled business solutions including industry leading vendor programs, loyalty rebates, customized digital marketing, business and financial consulting, education, human resources support, networking events and more.


Silver National In-kind Sponsor

Our vision is to optimize eye care delivery in an eco-system where integrated technology, connectivity, and innovation drive better outcomes in the most simplistic way. iCare Health Solutions is an organized eye care delivery system that specializes in delivering fully-integrated networks of optometric and ophthalmic professionals. Started in 1982 by Dr. Sidney J. Stern, our solution optimizes quality outcomes, reduces health care cost, and can improve overall patient satisfaction. Our distinguished community of eye care providers share the same philosophy of delivering cost-effective and holistic patient-centered care.


Silver National In-kind Sponsor

First Vision Media Group, Inc. is a health care communications company based in Northern New Jersey. The company publishes magazines, supplements, and custom print products for the optical industry as well as providing electronic products such as web sites, e-mail newsletters, business-specific e-zine, and Internet-based education.


Supporter National Sponsor

The GP Lens Institute (GPLI) is a non-profit educational organization founded in 1985. The GPLI is dedicated to providing practitioners with educational and practice-building resources so they can share the many benefits of Gas Permeable (GP) and soft customized contact lenses with their patients. Resources provided include an extensive schools workshop program, monthly online webinars, patient brochures, stand-alone symposia, and a bimonthly newsletter, among others. The GPLI is led by its Executive Director, Dr. Edward Bennett, Assistant Dean and Co-Chief of the Contact Lens Clinic at the University of Missouri School of Optometry.


Supporter National Sponsor

The Healthy Vision Association (HVA) is dedicated to helping its members see well and be healthy by providing access that might not be available through employers to products, services and information that promote vision and overall health.


Supporter National Sponsor

EyePromise is the premier line of eye health and visual performance supplements to help you see your best. In everything we do, our focus is helping you see better. Whether you’re a doctor, individual consumer or athlete, continue below to find the EyePromise products and information that’s right for you.


Supporter National Sponsor

De Rigo Vision - Our mission is to continuously seek and implement ways to aid in our customer’s success while growing a sustainable and socially responsible company. De Rigo REM is the Los Angeles-based subsidiary of Italian eyewear manufacturer De Rigo Vision, the world’s fourth largest eyewear company. De Rigo REM executes brand management, creative services, as well as sales and marketing for the group’s US-based brands, including Converse, Lucky Brand, John Varvatos, Jonathan Adler, and Jones New York. De Rigo SpA is a world leader in the design, production and distribution of high-end eyewear and sunwear. It was founded in 1978 by the brothers Ennio and Walter De Rigo as a small company of artisans working in the area of Belluno. In the following years, De Rigo SpA grew tremendously, becoming a leading Group in the glasses market. Thanks to an extensive wholesale distribution network managed by De Rigo Vision SpA, the Group's products are distributed in approximately 80 countries, mainly in Europe, Asia and the Americas, through 15 companies with 18 business divisions and over 100 independent distributors.


Supporter National Sponsor

Supporter National Sponsor

Founded in 2000, VisionWeb offers the industry’s most comprehensive, yet easy-to-use suite of services for eyecare product ordering, claim management, and practice management and EHR. Each of these dynamic solutions provides your practice with tools and services that maximize productivity and bring In more money to your bottom line faster.


Supporter National In-kind Sponsor

Vision Expo East is the complete event for ophthalmic professionals, where eyecare meets eyewear and education, fashion and innovation mingle. Educate yourself and your staff with more than 300+ hours of education and 23 specialty tracks to deliver improved patient care and grow your business. Shop more than 5000 fashion and luxury brands for an unforgettable buying experience. Experience the latest industry advances in contact lenses, solutions, therapeutics and leading edge medical and diagnostic equipment. Engage in essential learning and networking that extends past the classroom onto the show floor and beyond.


Supporter National In-kind Sponsor

INVISION, The magazine for American Eyecare Professionals, is the newest publication produced by SmartWork Media. The goal of SmartWork Media is to make sure that every minute our readers spend with one of our magazines counts. INVISION provides readers with a broad range of essential business-boosting ideas and information while remaining compulsively readable from front cover to back.