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The American Academy of Optometry’s Annual Meeting provides a diverse array of groundbreaking research in optometry and vision science and relevant education on the latest practices.
To provide the highest quality continuing education and the most current vision science research, the Academy's annual meeting includes nearly 300 hours of Lectures & Workshops, symposia, and scientific lecture and poster presentations over 4 days. The Academy's Annual Meeting provides a diverse array of groundbreaking research in optometry and vision science and relevant education on the latest practices. The Annual Meeting also features an extensive exhibit hall displaying a variety of optometric products and services.
Who can attend?
The Annual Meeting is open to optometrists, vision scientists, ophthalmologists, students, and anyone else who may be interested in optometric continuing education and research.
Reasons to Attend Academy 2018
# 1. Get the CE Credits You Need
Obtain up to 35 hours COPE approved CE credit, all in one meeting! We’ve designed our program so you don’t have to pre-register for courses in advance or pay per credit hour.
# 2. Enhance Your Practice
Stay up to date on techniques and practices to improve your level of patient care. Whether you’re a new graduate or a seasoned practitioner, this meeting provides the critical information you need.
# 3. Network and Connect
From the exhibit hall to the exciting social events, this meeting offers a host of opportunities to build your network of fellow clinicians, vision scientists, and industry professionals.
# 4. Be on the Cutting Edge
Our program lineup includes top-notch scientific research as well as practical and clinically relevant information. The exhibit hall also enables you to access the latest optometric products and technology.
Experience a First-Class Exhibit Hall!
Stop by the Exhibit Hall to see all the latest technologies and services our exhibitors have to offer! Talk with company representatives on how their products can make your practice grow.
This is the most comprehensive optometry meeting in the world and represents the full spectrum of optometry leaders, vision science professionals and decision-makers. Your participation at this meeting offers unequalled opportunities to be present among other leaders in the eye care industry and to showcase your products and services to the vision science community.
For your organization this presents a unique exhibiting opportunity that will allow you to:
• Reach new prospects
• Create and promote awareness of your products and services
• Increase sales and ROI
• Demonstrate equipment to key buyers
• Reap the benefits of face to face time with customers
The Academy’s Annual Meeting provides the highest quality continuing education for attendee that is designed for their specialty and interests, focused on best practices and the most current vision science research.
To achieve their objectives, our attendees seek practical solutions from organizations and companies like yours, that exhibit the latest products and innovations.
Founded in 1922, the American Academy of Optometry is committed to promoting the art and science of vision care through lifelong learning.
The optometry field is constantly changing. To provide the highest quality continuing education and the most current vision science research, the Academy's annual meeting includes nearly 300 hours of Lectures & Workshops, symposia, and scientific lecture and poster presentations over 4 days. And, besides all that, the Academy is FUN!
Contact the event managers listed below for more information about how you can participate at the AAO Academy 2018 San Francisco - American Academy of Optometry.
|Conference/Event Dates:||11/14/2018 - 11/17/2018|
|Other Industries:||Ophthalmology/Optometry, Professional Healthcare|
|Audience:||Optometrists and PhDs
in Vision Science, Optometry Students, Other Professionals
|Notes:||Past Attendee Statistics:
56% Optometrists and Vision Scientists
3% Other Professionals
|Venue:||Moscone West Convention Center|
|Venue Phone:||(415) 974-4000|
|Venue Type:||Indoor - Convention Center|
|Number of Exhibitors:||150+ (2014) (Previous Year)|
|Show Owner:||American Academy of Optometry (AAO)|
|Sponsorship Details:||Gain increased exposure both inside and outside the Exhibit Hall by becoming an Academy Corporate Support Partner.
The American Academy of Optometry offers outstanding
corporate support opportunities designed to meet your marketing and financial goals, and we realize every company is different. We can work with you to develop a customized package. Your corporate support contribution provides valuable education programs and networking events during the Annual Meeting and continues throughout the year.
|Booth Size||Booth Cost||Available Amenities|
|10' x 10' Inline||$2,800||Electricity:||Yes||- Unknown Price|
|10' x 10' Corner||$3,050||Water:||n/a|
|10' x 10' Non-Profit||$800 (subject to availability)||Generator:||n/a|
|20' x 20' (or larger) Island||$28.00 per sq. ft. / Prices are subject to change.||Marketing Vehicles Allowed:||Yes|
|Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a|
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2015 Floorplan & Exhibitor List:
Past Exhibitors and Corporate Partners:
ABB Optical Group
Abbott Medical Optics
Acuity Pro/VisionScience Software, Inc
Advanced Ocular Care
Akorn /Advanced Vision Research -
All About Vision
American Academy of Optometry
American Board of Certification in
American Board of Optometry
American Optometric Foundation
Applied Medical Systems, Inc.
Arctic Group of Companies
Art Optical Contact Lens Inc.
Bausch & Lomb
Blanchard Contact Lens, Inc.
Blue View Vision
Brien Holden Vision Institute
Bruder Healthcare Company
Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc
Central Data Storage
Designs for Vision
DGH Technology, Inc.
Eschenbach Optik of America
Essilor of America
Eye Photo Systems Inc.
EyeMed Vision Care
Fashion Optical Displays
Fellows Doing Research SIG
Firefox Systems Group
First Vision Media Group, Inc.
Freedom Scientific Inc.
HAI Laboratories, Inc.
HealthCare Professional Funding
Hoya Vision Care
Hydrogel Vision Corporation
Innova Systems, Inc.
Jasper Ridge, maker of VisionEdge™
King Devick Test
Konan Medical USA
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Wolters
Low Vision Readers LLC
LS&S Products Inc.
Macular Degeneration Partnership
National Keratoconus Foundation
National Library of Medicine
National Vision Inc.
No Pills No Shots, LLC
NOVA Southeastern University
Ocular Nutrition Society
Ophthalmic Instruments & Consulting
Optometry Giving Sight
Paragon Vision Sciences
Presenta Nova Inc.
Primary Care Optometry News
Review of Optometry
Sensor Medical Technology
Sucampo Pharma Americas LLC
Technology Solutions Providers, Inc.
Topcon Medical Systems, Inc.
Valley Contax, Inc.
Vmax Vision Inc
VSP Global/Vision Care
VSP Optics Group
Wells Fargo Practice Finance