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Optical Industry Trade Shows and Conferences

From Vision Expo West to Vision Expo East and everything in between, we’ve got you covered through March 2024.




NEED TO KEEP track of the optical industry’s trade events and conferences? Here’s your resource. See our list of industry events, including links to each event website. The list will be updated through the year, so check in frequently.

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7/28/23 – 7/30/23: Colorado Optometric Association Colorado Vision Summit in Westminster, CO

7/28/23 – 8/1/23: ASRS Annual Meeting (American Society of Retina Specialists) in Seattle, WA


8/4/23 – 8/6/23: SWFOA (Southwest Florida Optometric Association) Educational Retreat in Cape Coral, Florida


9/8/23 – 9/10/23: 4th World Congress of Optometry in Melbourne, Australia

9/8/23 – 9/20/23: Professional Opticians of Florida Summer Showcase in Daytona Beach, FL

9/23/23 – 9/24/23: LOFT Eyewear Show in San Francisco, CA

9/27/23 – 9/30/23: Vision Expo West in Las Vegas, NV

9/29/23 – 10/2/23: SILMO Paris in Paris, France


10/5/23 – 10/8/23: NORA Annual Conference (Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation Association) in Portland, OR

10/10/23: Extraordinary Italian Eyewear in Seattle, WA

10/10/23: Women in Optometry: Women’s Leadership Conference in New Orleans, LA

10/11/23 -10/14/23: Academy 2023 New Orleans (American Academy of Optometry) in New Orleans, LA

10/11/23 – 10/14/23: The Retina Society 56th Annual Scientific Meeting in New York, NY

10/12/23: Extraordinary Italian Eyewear in Chicago, IL

10/19/23 – 10/22/23: GWCO Congress (Great Western Council of Optometry) in Portland, OR


11/3/23 – 11/6/23: AAO Annual Meeting (American Academy of Ophthalmology) in San Francisco, CA

11/3/23 – 11/5/23: California Optometric Association Monterey Symposium in Monterey, CA

11/17/23 – 11/19/23: Arizona Optometric Association Fall Congress in Sedona, AZ

11/23/23 – 11/26/23: SILMO Istanbul in Istanbul, Turkey


11/30/23 – 12/3/23: Optometric Management Symposium in Lake Buena Vista, FL


1/17/24 – 1/20/24: Global Specialty Lens Symposium in Las Vegas, NV


2/3/24 – 2/5/24: MIDO (Milano Eyewear Show) in Milan, Italy

2/9/24 – 2/11/24: Heart of America Eye Care Congress in Kansas City, MO


2/28/24 – 3/3/24: SECO in Atlanta, GA

3/29/24 – 3/3/24: AGS Annual Meeting (American Glaucoma Society) in Huntington Beach, CA

3/14/24 – 3/17/24: Vision Expo East



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