Academy 2017

American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting

11 Oct 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
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McCormick Place Convention Center
Chicago / Illinois / United States of America

American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting (Academy) is a great place to engage with the most cutting-edge speakers and researchers in the field, and experience the energy and camaraderie, offering wide variety of clinically relevant CE courses and cutting edge research in the clinical and vision sciences, in addition to a first-class exhibit hall and memorable social events. This 4 days event is being organized by American Academy of Optometry (AAOPT). The venue of this event is McCormick Place Convention Center which is located in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The event will be held from 11 October 2017, Wednesday to 14 October 2017, Saturday. Academy 2017 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to optics sector from the leading exhibitors such as computer software & systems, communication, contact lenses, accessories and solutions, diagnostic instruments, examination equipment and instruments, financial and office services, frames, lenses, sunglasses, cases, display and accessories, low vision aids, nutritional, vitamin, pharmaceuticals, simulation technology. The approximate number of exhibitors that will exhibit at this event is over 150. Over 7,500 visitors are expected at this event. Visitor profile of this event includes optometrists and PhDs in vision science, optometry students, other professionals. The frequency of Academy is annual.

  Address : 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive

  City : Chicago, IL

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 312-791-7000

  Website : Click here for venue website

McCormick Place Convention Center

Located just minutes from downtown Chicago, the McCormick Place Convention Center is nation's largest convention center with 11 exhibit halls with a total space of 2.6 million square feet, 173 meeting rooms, meeting room space of 600.000 square feet, 4 ballrooms. 3 theaters, parking facilities, accommodation facilities and much more.

Organized by

American Academy of Optometry (AAOPT)

Founded in 1922, the American Academy of Optometry (AAOPT) is committed to promoting the art and science of vision care through lifelong learning.

Address: 2909 Fairgreen Street

City: Orlando, FL

Country: United States of America

Phone: 321-710-EYES (3937)

Phone: (800) 969-4226

Fax: (407) 893-9890

Email: aaoptom[at]

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Wednesday : 4:00 to 7:30 PM (Show hours)
  • Thursday : 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Show hours)
  • Friday : 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (Show hours)

Event at a glance

  Event Type International Meeting & Trade Show
  Start Date 11 October 2017, Wednesday
  End Date 14 October 2017, Saturday
  Category Optical
  Venue McCormick Place Convention Center
  City Chicago, IL
  State Illinois
  Country United States of America
  Organizer American Academy of Optometry (AAOPT)
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 7,500+
  Exhibitors 150+
  Open to Trade visitors

Past Editions

  • 09 Nov 2016 - 12 Nov 2016
    Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
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