REGISTER NOW FOR VISION EXPO WEST
Registration is now open for Vision Expo West at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Sept. 26 to 29. This year’s show marks the 30th anniversary of Vision Expo West and will feature anniversary celebrations, including the Vision Expo Opening Night Party at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas. For show and registration information, visit VisionExpoLV.com.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Transitions Academy 2019 will be held Feb. 3 to 6 at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL.
Nominations for all Transitions Awards will be accepted online at TransitionsPRO.com/Awards from Oct. 1 to 31. Awards categories are: 2018 Transitions Brand Ambassador (individual-only award), Retailer of the Year, Eyecare Practice of the Year, Best in Training and Best in Marketing. For more information, visit TransitionsAcademy.com.
FEA INDUSTRIES APPOINTS VICKI MASLIAH
Director of Professional Development
Morton, PA-based FEA Industries appointed Vicki Masliah director of professional development. She will develop FEA’s new Focus on Education Alliance program for in-office training, regional forums and continuing education for ECPs and office staff. Masliah has worked in the optical industry for 45 years, starting as a dispensing optician and then in lens manufacturing and prescription fabrication.
OCUCO’S INNOVATIONS & LABZILLA USERS GROUP
Users of Innovations and Labzilla lab management systems gathered in Clearwater Beach, FL, May 3 to 4 for training workshops and networking. The two-day event included talks and breakout sessions on backup and disaster recovery, electronic services including Lablink and 3D Viewer and new features of Innovations. Steve Sutherlin, The Vision Council’s Lab Division liaison, gave a talk on “Promoting Growth in the Vision Care Industry,” and Luxexcel hosted a reception at Quest Vision Care Specialty Lab in Largo, FL, where attendees saw a demonstration Luxexcel’s 3D lens printing platform.