Show organizers share details of planned OptiCon educational program for Vision Expo West 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Vision Council and RX, co-hosts of Vision Expo, share details about the [email protected] Exhibit schedule scheduled for Vision Expo West 2022, taking place September 14-17 at The Venetian Expo in Las Vegas. The Show’s educational program, as well as [email protected] Expo opens Wednesday, September 14 and the Exhibit Hall opens Thursday, September 15.

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“We are thrilled to once again partner with OptiCon to bring this premier educational program to the largest gathering of eyewear and vision professionals,” said Fran Pennella, Vice President, Vision Expo, RX.

“We are happy to welcome back [email protected] Expo West attendees for the chance to get a world-class education, connect with their peers, and enjoy great networking opportunities,” said Tina Palumbo, OptiCon Advisory Board Co-Chair, Member of the public council of ABO-NCLE.

[email protected] The Expo offers an unparalleled educational program and showroom experience for opticians, contact lens professionals, ophthalmology professionals, optical assistants and office managers, frame buyers and technicians of laboratory. The [email protected] The Expo Educational Package includes:

  • Unlimited continuing education courses, including American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and National Contact Lens Examiners Board (NCLE) approved training;
  • Access to the OptiCon General Session, featuring radio personality and author, Delilah;
  • Free access to the exhibition hall, including the [email protected] exhibition center;
  • Tailor-made special events, including a welcome event and peer-to-peer networking;
  • Access to ABO and NCLE review courses and exams;
  • Access to reduced rates in a dedicated area [email protected] Hotel Expo.

Vision Expo’s all-new educational program includes more than 320 hours of training, ranging from the latest business strategies and optical technologies to patient care and cutting-edge innovations. The American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners (ABO-NCLE) Board of Directors, which includes members of the OptiCon Advisory Board, is launching a new educational program at [email protected] Expo West 2022 designed specifically for opticians, contact lens professionals, allied ophthalmology professionals, optical assistants and office managers, frame buyers and lab technicians.


OptiCon’s training program covers six key topics including: optical technology; paramedic; contact lenses; practice management; business solutions; and review courses for basic and advanced ABO and NCLE exams. New this year, ABO and NCLE practice exam review courses will be available to participants who plan to take these exams.

The OptiCon hub will host networking, social events, and access to representatives and resources from the American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners (ABO-NCLE), Opticians Association of America (OAA), National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS), Contact Lens Society of America (CLSA) and vendor partners.

The OptiCon General Session: A Conversation with Delilah, will take place on Thursday, September 16 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the EyeMax Theater. Sponsored by EssilorLuxottica, Eyes of Faith Optical and OneSight, the general session will feature an exclusive conversation with radio personality and author, Delilah. Each attendee who pre-registers for the session will receive a copy of Delilah’s latest book, One Heart at a Time.

“We are thrilled to welcome the most listened to woman on radio, Delilah, as chair of the general session of [email protected] Expo West,” said Jim and Amy Schneider, co-founders of Eyes of Faith Optical. “Delilah will share stories of hope with her passion for making an impactful difference in the lives of those less fortunate in Point Hope and beyond.”

“We are thrilled to partner with Eyes of Faith to bring the personal story of radio personality Delilah to the optical community,” said Judith B. Lew LDO, ABOC, Director of Professional Development – Optician, EssilorLuxottica. “Her story is heartfelt, inspiring and reminds us that each of us can truly make a difference in people’s lives.”

Registrants who qualify for the OptiCon package will also receive complimentary access to the exhibit hall, including access to the [email protected] Expo Hub, tailor-made special events and reduced rates in a dedicated space [email protected] Hotel Expo.


Register now for [email protected] Expo and save 20%. Enjoy unlimited training for only $299 and find out everything [email protected] Expo has to offer.

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