|Thursday, June 20||3-7pm|
|Friday, June 21||9am-5pm|
The Exhibit Hall is where the conference networking breaks take place. Visit with our exhibitors and sponsors and your colleagues and refuel!
NEW this year--Get CE credit while you're in the Exhibit Hall! Get COPE credit in five one-hour courses in the Education Theater and at four one-hour ePoster Sessions. In addition, take advantage of two new leadership development courses in the Education Theater.
Thursday, June 20
|3pm||Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting||EyePromise|
|3-7pm||International Wine & Cheese Tasting||AOAExcel
|3-7pm||Get Your Kicks on Route 66||*See details below
|3-7pm||Raffles and prize drawings|
|3:30-4:30pm||Education Theater in the Exhibit Hall (COPE credit): The Rapidly Changing Landscape of Refraction Technologies: How They Impact Your Practice and Where You Should Go From Here|
|5-6pm||ePoster Preview Session (not for credit)|
|5:30-6:30||Education Theater in the Exhibit Hall (COPE credit): Addressing Contact Lens Dropout: Taking an Active Role in Keeping Your Patients Happy in Contact Lenses|
|6-7pm||ePoster Session #1 (COPE credit)|
Friday, June 21
|9-10am||Breakfast Networking Break|
|9-10am||Education Theater in the Exhibit Hall (COPE credit): Neurostimulation in Eye Care - The Next Frontier of Dry Eye Treatment|
|9-10am||ePoster Session #2 (COPE credit)|
|9am-5pm||Optometry Cares® 5K Run/Walk Packet Pickup|
|9am-5pm||Get Your Kicks on Route 66||*See details below|
|9am-5pm||Raffles and prize drawings|
|10-11:30am||Education Theater in the Exhibit Hall (not for COPE credit) Connecting the WHY-What Motivates and Inspires You and Your People|
|12-1pm||Lunch Networking Break|
|12-1pm||ePoster Session #3 (COPE credit)|
|12-2pm||AOA+ T-shirt Pop-Up Shop|
|1:30-3pm||Education Theater in the Exhibit Hall (not for COPE credit): Bringing Your Strengths to the Table-Leaving Your Struggles at the Door|
|3-4pm||ePoster Session #4 (COPE credit)|
|3-4pm||Education Theater in the Exhibit Hall (COPE credit): Anterior Segment and Contact Lens Application of OCT|
|3-5pm||Microbrew Mania: From Light to Dark and Everything in between||Transitions|
|4-5pm||Education Theater in the Exhibit Hall (COPE credit): Top 5 Innovations in Eye Care|
Thursday 3-7pm and Friday 9am-5pm
Professional attendees—check your registration materials for a ticket to exchange for a Route 66 stamp card at the AOA Central booth. Then hop on Route 66 to start your journey and collect some fun memorabilia along the way. Route 66 runs right through St. Louis—follow the signs to get your kicks!
|Get Your Kicks on Route 66
|Commemorative T-Shirt or Socks
|AOA Webcam Cover
|St. Louis Figurine
|Ted Drewes Frozen Custard
Professional attendees—check your registration materials for a ticket to this event. Exchange your ticket at the AOAExcel booth #633 for a Wine Tasting passport. There are five concession areas spread throughout the Exhibit Hall. You will experience wines from around the globe at four of the five concession areas, finishing with a full glass of your favorite at the last concession area. Your passport will have complete details!
Sponsored by AOAExcel
Join your colleagues in the Exhibit Hall for donuts, bagels and coffee. Relax, take a break and socialize with your friends and colleagues.
We have some tasty finger foods for your enjoyment. You can find the food spread throughout the Exhibit Hall at each of the five concessions. You can easily make a meal out of it—just visit each area! Relax, take a break and network with your friends and colleagues.
Professional attendees—check your registration materials for a ticket to this event. Exchange your ticket at the Essilor booth #533 for a Microbrew Tasting passport. There are five concession areas spread throughout the Exhibit Hall. You will experience microbrews from St. Louis at four of the five concession areas, finishing with a full glass of your favorite at the last concession area. Your passport will have complete details!
Sponsored by Transitions
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!