SECO International 2018

South Eastern Congress of Optometry International

28 Feb 2018 - 04 Mar 2018
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Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC)
Atlanta / Georgia / United States of America

South Eastern Congress of Optometry International (SECO International) is widely acknowledged as the largest optometric educational meeting in the world for national and international eye care professionals, vendors, and allied ophthalmic personnel. This 5 days optical industry event is being organized by SECO International, LLC. The venue of this event is Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) which is located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The event will be held from 28 February 2018, Wednesday to 04 March 2018, Sunday. SECO International 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to optics sector from the leading exhibitors, for example, contact lenses, solutions & accessories, dispensing equipment & accessories, educational, reference materials, examination equipment, instruments & diagnostic aids, frames, sunglasses, cases, display & other accessories, laboratories & related services, low vision, office practice management, services & related equipment, optometric services, pharmaceuticals, specialty lenses & other lenses, vision therapy. Over 250 exhibitors are expected at this event to showcase their products and services. The event will accommodate approximately 70,000 square feet of exhibit space. Over 7,000 visitors are expected at this optical industry event. Visitor profile of this event includes optometrists, optometric residents, optometry students, opticians, ophthalmic medical personnel, optometric technicians, paraoptometrics, practice & business managers. The frequency of SECO International is annual. The first year of this optical industry event is 1924.

  Address : 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW

  City : Atlanta, GA

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 404-223-4000

  Website : Click here for venue website

Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC)

Opened in 1976, the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) hosts a variety of events including trade shows, exhibitions, conventions, corporate events, consumer events, sporting events, special events and meetings. The GWCC is comprised of three buildings (Buildings A, B and C) totalling 3.9 million square feet (360.000 square meters) exhibition space. The center’s flexibility of space allows for events of varying sizes and scopes.

Organized by

SECO International, LLC

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and founded in 1923, SECO International, LLC is a not-for-profit membership association.

Address: 4661 N. Shallowford Road

City: Atlanta, GA

Country: United States of America

Phone: (770) 451-8206

Fax: (770) 451-3156

Email: info[at]


  • Thursday : 12:45 - 6:00 PM (Exhibit Hall hours)
  • Friday : 10:45 AM - 5:00 PM (Exhibit Hall hours)
  • Saturday : 10:45 AM - 5:00 PM (Exhibit Hall hours)

Event at a glance

  Event Type International Congress & Trade Show
  Start Date 28 February 2018, Wednesday
  End Date 04 March 2018, Sunday
  Category Optical
  Venue Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC)
  City Atlanta, GA
  State Georgia
  Country United States of America
  Organizer SECO International, LLC
  Web Site Click for official website
  First Year 1924
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 7,000+
  Exhibitors 250+
  Space 70,000 square feet
  Open to Trade visitors

Future Dates

  • SECO 2019 : February 20 – 24 | New Orleans, LA
  • SECO 2020 : March 4 - 8 | Atlanta, GA

Past Editions

  • 01 Mar 2017 - 05 Mar 2017
    Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Atlanta, GA
  • 24 Feb 2016 - 28 Feb 2016
    Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Atlanta, GA
  • 04 Mar 2015 - 08 Mar 2015
    Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Atlanta, GA
  • 12 Mar 2014 - 16 Mar 2014
    Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Atlanta, GA
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