In person trade shows returned to the optical industry with Vision Expo East 2021 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from June 2-5.

It hosted over 200 exhibitors and 120 education sessions were held as part of its VisionEd programme, which included clinical, business and marketing presentations.

Fran Pennella, vice president of Vision Expo at Reed Exhibitions, said: ‘With the support of the Orange County Convention Center, we were thrilled to host a successful, safe event for the community to network, learn and conduct business.’

Vision Expo West is planned to take place at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from September 22-25 with registration opening in July.