Vision Expo East NYC-2023

BY: Betina Crione Guest Writer for World Liberty TV

Vision Expo East is the complete event for ophthalmic professionals, where eyecare meets eyewear and education, fashion and innovation mingle. Join eyecare professionals, buyers, influencers, and technology leaders at Vision Expo!

Rep from RSP Vision holding up Victoria Beckam Sunglasses

Where eyecare meets eyewear, and education, fashion and innovation mingle, Vision Expo East 2023 is on track to be the largest optical gathering the industry has experienced in years according to show organizers The Vision Council and RX.

Vision Expo East 2023 took place March 16–19 at the Javits Center in New York City, with the show’s educational program, together with OptiCon®@Vision Expo, opening Thursday, March 16 and the Exhibit Hall opening Friday, March 17, 2023.

Dr Abbey wearing Shaquille O Neal Readers by Zyloware Co

This year’s event is expected to be the largest vision-focused trade show since 2019, with over 450 companies from around the world and an anticipated 12,000+ attendees.

“We are looking forward to this year’s dynamic event and thrilled by the customer support and excitement that has been building.

Janice of Zyloware at Sophia Loren Glasses Showcase

This year’s show will bring all segments of the industry to one level at the Javits Center enabling easy navigation, heightened energy, optimized networking, and overall, a better business experience for all of our customers and visitors,” said Fran Pennella, Vice President, Vision Expo at RX. Vision Expo East 2023 Show Floor Neighborhoods.

Vision Expo East 2023

 The Focus – Representing the foundation of eyecare and offering the key to masterfully servicing patients and customers, The Focus brings together lens and coating technology, lens processing techniques, disease management solutions, contact lens innovations and eyecare practice optimization.

Camilia Bubios Winner NFOS Check

The Springs – Dedicated to emerging talent from around the globe, The Springs is a bold platform for the next generation of optical icons and a discovery zone and incubator for new talent in eyewear design and vision innovation.

 The Atelier – Driven by design-led ateliers dedicated to artisanal eyewear, The Atelier features a limited group of highly regarded independent designers from around the globe.

Elton John Eyewear

  The Park – Industry icons, ubiquitous brands and prestigious collections unveil their latest styles and offerings in inspired large-scale displays that celebrate the worlds of superior style and exemplary service.

NOW – Located in The Park, the NOW Pavilion showcases the latest trends and direction of the entire eyewear industry and will present the inaugural NOW Awards. To learn more and to submit your product .

Dr Abbey with Barry Slovinsky CEO Eight to Eighty Eyewear

    The Union – The ultimate shopping experience for those seeking the newest in independent design, this energetic showcase offers new collection launches, pop-culture inspired collaborations and “talk-of-the-show” trends.

The Panorama – Offering a bird’s eye view on the frontier of vision technology, The Panorama spotlights the cutting-edge business solutions, medical advances, software and wearables that are paving the way for what’s to come in the vision care industry.

Dr Abbey with Hunt C McKenzie Dir of WileyX

About Vision Expo: Vision Expo East and West are trade-only conferences and exhibitions for eye care and eyewear presented by co-owners RX and The Vision Council. Vision Expo is the complete event for ophthalmic professionals, where eye care meets eyewear, and education, fashion and innovation mingle.

Dr Abbey with Sylvia Paasch Oberstein CEO Poets Eyewear LLC

In the Vision Expo Exhibit Hall, eye care providers can discover trends, interact with new technologies and access innovative products and services. The Vision Expo education program is driven by the profession, offering content of the highest quality and relevance to enhance overall patient care.

Harrison Gross CEO LUCYD Glasses with staff member

About The Vision Council: As the vision care leader in enabling better vision for better lives, The Vision Council positions its members for success by promoting growth in the vision care industry through education, advocacy, research, consumer outreach, strategic relationship building and industry forums.

Reid Covington CEO of amperetech Smart Glasses showcasing many awards won

About RX: RX is in the business of building businesses for individuals, communities and organizations. We elevate the power of face-to-face events by combining data and digital products to help customers learn about markets, source products and complete transactions at over 400 events in 22 countries across 43 industry sectors. RX is passionate about making a positive impact on society and is fully committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our people. RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.

Dr Abbey with Ken Yoon CEO Q Vision Optics

It was a very well attended show, Vendors and attendees in attendance throughout the World. Our World Liberty TV, Team saw many unique, Sunglasses, Readers, Frames and even smart glasses.


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