Eye to Eye, The Visionary Exchange


Put simply, Eye to Eye Visionary Exchange is the most efficient and effective way for Optometric Professionals & Vision Buyers to make informed decisions about new technology, products, and services that can drastically improve the efficiency of their practices.

Over the course of two and a half days participants will take part in a series of focused one-on-one meetings with the industry's most innovative suppliers in addition to networking with peers and colleagues.

The unique format of the event allows suppliers to create completely customized proposals and pricing in direct response to the unique needs of each Vision Buyer. In addition, practice management courses will be included in this exclusive program.


Participating buyers must have purchasing authority and be pre-approved. To be considered for attendance please submit your qualification form here .

Attending suppliers represent a wide variety of categories that may include:

  • Accessories
  • Accessories Non-Optical
  • Cases
  • Coatings
  • Computer Systems and Software
  • Contact Lenses
  • Credit Options
  • Diagnostic instruments
  • Dispensing and Examination Equipment
  • Design and Display Services
  • Dry Eye Products
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Eyeglass Cleaners and Cloths
  • Eyewear Retainers
  • Financial Services
  • Finishing
  • Fixtures
  • Frame Display and Design
  • Frames
  • Instruments
  • Laboratories
  • Laboratory Supplies
  • Leasing Services
  • Lens Processing Equipment/Machinery
  • Lenses
  • Lighting, Modular and Wall Displays
  • Low Vision Aids and
    Visual Aids
  • Medical Care
  • Mirrors
  • Office and Dispensing Furniture
  • Packaging
  • Point-of-Purchase Displays
  • Promotional Displays
  • Protective Goggles
  • Raw Materials
  • Reading Glasses
  • Sport Glasses
  • Sunglasses
  • Training

Vision/OD Buyers Attend at Absolutely No Cost!

Qualified Vision Buyers attend at absolutely no cost for attendance, luxury accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, scheduled 5-star meals, functions, receptions and even air travel!

To be pre-qualified please contact Joyce Jamison at 203.202.2576.

* As a Vision Buyer, you are welcome to invite an additional person from your organization for a fee of $1,800 which includes air travel, hotel and all scheduled meals.

What you'll get:

Absolutely Free Participation: Qualified buyers have no cost for attendance, luxury accommodations, scheduled 5-star meals, functions, receptions and even air travel!

The Most Efficient Use of Your Time: This isn't a trade show: it's a working, high-level business meeting.  You'll meet senior-level suppliers who respect your time, position, and role as a decision-maker.  

Access to the Right Companies: We recruit the industry's most respected and innovative suppliers, so you can choose partners offering exceptional value.

Indispensable Market Intelligence Gathering: In addition to meeting potential suppliers, meet thought leaders and improve the way you operate all year long.

Powerful, Personal Networking: You'll have plenty of time to meet and network with high level colleagues and experts developing relationships that will be invaluable throughout your career.

Practice Management Education: Attending Vision/OD buyers will have access to exclusive practice management educational sessions from leading authorities

An Exquisite Location: You'll work here -- but in a stress free environment that makes doing business an absolute pleasure.