Exhibit Hall Information

You asked - we listened! 2018 has a new schedule!

The Exhibit Hall is open on Thursday and Friday only, so please plan accordingly.

Thursday, June 21 3-7pm 3-7pm
Friday, June 22 9am-5pm 9-10am, 12-1pm and 3-5pm

*Unopposed hours are the perfect time to visit the Exhibit Hall as the Hall will not compete with continuing education except for a few workshops with limited enrollment.

This new Exhibit Hall Schedule will:

Exhibit Hall Schedule

The Exhibit Hall is where the conference networking breaks take place. Visit with our exhibitors and sponsors and your colleagues and refuel!

Thursday, June 21


  Event Sponsor
3pm Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting   Johnson & Johnson Vision
3:30-4pm AOSA 50th Anniversary Celebration with Cake Cutting & Champagne Toast Johnson & Johhnson Vision and Allergan
4-5pm    AOA+ Leadership Link Johnson & Johnson Vision
4-7pm Wine & Cheese Tasting AOAExcel
4-7pm ePoster Session #1: Preview Session of all posters. No CE credit.
4-7pm Hike the Hall Essilor and companies
4-7pm Special Promotion at booth #824 ClearVision Optical
4-7pm One-of-a-Kind Event at booth #316 CooperVision
4-7pm Raffles and prize drawings

Friday, June 22


  Event Sponsor
9-10am Breakfast & Networking Break AOAExcel
9-10am AOA+ Leadership Link Johnson & Johnson Vision
9-10am ePoster Session #2
9am-5pm Optometry Cares® 5K Run/Walk Packet Pickup
9am-5pm Hike the Hall Essilor and companies
9am-5pm Special Promotion at booth #824 ClearVision Optical
9am-5pm One-of-a-Kind Event at booth #316 CooperVision
9am-5pm Raffles and prize drawings  
12-1pm Lunch & Networking Break AOAExcel
12-1pm ePoster Session #3
3-4pm ePoster Session #4
3-5pm Microbrew Mania (Beer Tasting) Essilor
3:30-5pm Optometric Residency Forum
4-5pm ePoster Session #5

Need more reasons to visit the Exhibit Hall?

Stop by AOA Central in the Exhibit Hall for

Our Exhibit Hall has been around for more than a century! Yes, that's 100+ years! Be sure not to miss it this year!

With our wide range of exhibitors, we provide optometric professionals with the most innovative technologies and solutions. When you walk onto our floor you can expect to find everything you need to succeed: how to become a paperless practice, the latest pharmaceutical research, the hottest trends in contact lenses and frames, the newest office equipment and services available and much more! You can also learn about the amazing member benefits available to you at AOA Central and meet our premier business partners ready to assist with all your practice needs at AOAExcel.

We encourage all our professional attendees to schedule time to visit with the Exhibitors and Sponsors of Optometry's Meeting. We are able to offer our attendees affordable registration fees and hotel rates because of industry support!