AOAExcel® Career Center Fair

Optometry is your chosen profession so let the profession choose you. Learn about the AOAExcel Career Center Fair at Optometry's Meeting and how you can find your next career steps—or next great hire—in Nashville.

AOA+ Career Fair

Your Future in Optometry Starts Here—Take Your Next Career Step at Optometry's Meeting!

Join the AOAExcel® Career Center Fair, 1-4 p.m., Friday, June 21, at Optometry's Meeting in Nashville, to take the next step toward a successful optometric career. The AOAExcel Career Center Fair delivers an unprecedented opportunity for optometry students and new doctors to meet prospective employers and organizations, as well as learn about the countless career opportunities that exist throughout optometry.

✅ Network with dozens of prospective employers or optometric organizations.

✅ Learn what career paths are available immediately out of optometry school.

✅ Find a match with employers looking to hire candidates now!

✅ Leverage cost-effective recruiting with real-time evaluation among a large, diverse candidate pool.

2023 AOAExcel Career Center Fair Highlights

Students &
New Doctors


The AOAExcel Career Center Fair is open to all optometry students and new doctors in attendace at Optometry's Meeting.

PLUS: All students and new doctors are invited to take advantage of Optometry's Professional Development Hub with special can't-miss highlights happening on June 20 and June 21 - all in the Eye Care Square.

Are you an employer or organization
interested in finding your next great hire?

The AOAExcel Career Center Fair is open to all AOA members looking to fill a role in their practice or organization. Interested employers must fill out the Employer Registration Form below and choose their participation tier. To stand out in the crowd, there is also an opportunity to purchase a booth and branding signs.

Employer Form

Optometry's Meeting® 2024 registration

Visit the Optometry's Meeting registration page below to find more information about attending our profession's premier annual event, June 19-22, in Nashville, Tennessee. Register now to receive advanced registration pricing, discounted off on-site fees, and find other ways you can save with information on member pricing, travel grants and more.

Thank you to our 2024 Industry Supporters


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