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Unlock the Potential of Your Practice at Optometry’s Meeting

Optometry’s Meeting ® 2024
June 19-22, 2024
Nashville, Tennessee | Music City Center

Doctors recapture 10 hours and see an average of 11 more patients each week by delegating non-physician tasks to well-trained or certified paraoptometric staff*—and Optometry’s Meeting® 2024 is where that training happens! Find education designed to elevate the capabilities of this essential role, with a dedicated CE curriculum approved by the Commission on Paraoptometric Certification. Don’t miss this opportunity to ensure your team has access to the critical insights to stay current and deliver five-star patient satisfaction every time.  



Optometry's Meeting 2024 - Paraoptometric

As our profession’s most-trusted destination, Optometry’s Meeting® is where you’ll find everything you need to grow in harmony with your full community. 

2023 Show Highlights  


125+ Paraoptometrics/
Optometric Staff



Industry-leading speakers

Optometry's Meeting 2024 experience

Optometry's Meeting Education

Industry-Leading, Recognized Authority in Education

Looking for renowned optometric education and professional development for you and your care team?

  • Optometry’s Meeting offers a carefully curated educational program for doctors, paraoptometric staff and students that empowers optometry practices to elevate their patient care.
  • Bring your knowledge up to the minute while earning the AOA CE Hours, COPE or CPC credits you need with 250+ hours of CE.
  • Learn from 150+ industry-leading speakers across 187+ courses.
  • Get hands-on in interactive, cross-functional workshops and demos delivering practical skills you can implement immediately, from mastering the latest diagnostic tools to improving patient communication.

Optometry's Meeting hands-on education

There’s No Place Like Nashville

Looking to grow your professional network—and have fun while doing so?

  • Nashville is a great city to connect and kick back with colleagues and expand your circle while staying current with the profession.
  • Network with peers and industry leaders amid Music City’s endless variety and one-of-a-kind vibe. From hotspots to historic venues and everything in between, Nashville has something for everyone.
  • Don’t miss our Celebration of Optometry on Friday—an unforgettable closing event featuring entertainment, refreshments and a final opportunity to gather with your full professional community.

Optometry's Meeting networking

State-of-the-Art Technology & Solutions

Looking for the latest innovations to keep your practice on the cutting edge?

  • Explore Eye Care Square, our expansive exhibit hall, where you’ll find leading companies and organizations revolutionizing eye care.
  • Get a first look at next-generation equipment, solutions-driven software, and on-trend eyewear that can elevate your practice and patient experience.
  • Visit the Education Theater or the EYETalk Stage to catch and earn CE during a hot-topic discussion, or learn about cutting-edge products during an industry session.



Schedule at a glance (click arrow)
    - Continuing Education
    - Eye Care Square
    - Industry Lunch Symposia
    - AOA Experience
    - Continuing Education
    - Eye Care Square
    - Paraoptometric Awards Luncheon Celebration
    - Paraoptometric Idea Exchange
    - Industry lunch and dinner symposia
      - Continuing Education
      - Eye Care Square
      - Industry Lunch and Dinner Symposia
      - Hall of Fame & AOA Awards Reception
      - Celebration of Optometry: Closing Party
      - Continuing Education
      - Optometry Cares 5K (ticketed event)
      - Industry Brunch and Lunch Symposia

    Hear from a past attendee on why Optometry’s Meeting is the profession’s must-attend event:

    *2023 AOA Doctor Survey of Paraoptometric Membership 

    Envision Yourself in Nashville

    Your front-row ticket to all the excitement is waiting! Make the most of your experience by exploring Nashville’s legendary live music and entertainment venues, celebrated food scene (Nashville hot chicken, anyone?), museums and more! From the iconic honky-tonks along Broadway to quaint coffee shops tucked away in historic neighborhoods, Nashville offers a vibrant backdrop for reconnecting with old friends and making with new ones.

    Thank you to our 2024 Industry Supporters


    Visionary - Membership & Advocacy