International Vision Expo & Conference

International Vision Expo & Conference

30 Years of Improving Vision and Visibility

30 years of improving vision and visibilityOver the last 30 years, The Vision Council has invested International Vision Expo revenue into successful consumer awareness initiatives, most notably Think About Your Eyes, to help educate Americans about the importance of comprehensive yearly eye exams. Additional consumer campaigns include Eyecessorize, promoting trends in fashion eyewear, digital eye strain and UV protection. Download the full ingraphic to learn more.

Visionaries in Fashion, Education and Technology

International Vision Expo & Conference East and West, the worldwide conference and exhibition for eyecare and eyewear, are trade-only events which draw more than 30,000 eyecare providers each year. More optical professionals make their buying decisions at International Vision Expo than any other annual industry event in North America. The event will offer buyers the only complete view of the entire optical industry with over 500 exhibitors, specialty product pavilions and the premier continuing education program in North America.

Interested in exhibiting at East?

Interested in exhibiting at West?

Plus, Vision Expo provides exhibitors with free opportunities for marketing and PR and offers for your VIP customers.

Member Benefits at International Vision Expo

Members of The Vision Council receive discounted rates for exhibiting at any International Vision Expo. Both Vision Expo conferences plays host to several board and divisional meetings and special events.

Non-exhibiting members can use or to order free exhibit hall passes.

Give Your Accounts Free Access to Vision Expo

Get an audience with your most valued accounts next month at Vision Expo West by taking advantage of free registration for your accounts and arming your sales reps with the latest event talking points. Click here to download an overview for Vision Expo West 2016 designed specifically for your sales team.


International Vision Expo & Conference is the only event to offer a comprehensive, transparent audit of its attendance data. Audited reports for East and West are available for public viewing on the International Vision Expo website along with fact sheets.

Interested in exhibiting at International Vision Expo & Conference?

A team of professionals are available to discuss your needs. If you are interested in participating in this event, please contact Diane Neff, Sales Executive, by phone at 203-840-5440, by email, or by filling out a form.

Future Dates

International Vision Expo East, held at the Javits Center in New York City:

 Year  Exhibits Continuing Education
2017 March 31-April 2 March 30-April 2
2018 March 15-18 March 16-18
2019 March 22-24 March 21-24
2020 March 20-22 March 19-22

International Vision Expo West, held at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas:

Year Exhibits Continuing Education
2017 September 14-16 September 13-16
2018 September 27-29 September 26-29
2019 September 19-21 September 18-21
2020 September 24-26 September 23-26

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