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FOA's Annual Convention July 19-22, 2018 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Orlando, Florida

 Export to Your Calendar 7/19/2018 to 7/22/2018
When: July 19-22, 2018
Where: Map this event »
Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
4401 Floridian Way
Lake Buena Vista, Florida  32830-8451
United States
Contact: FOA Office
850-877-4697


Online registration is available until: 7/6/2018
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BE OUR GUEST

The Florida Optometric Association invites you to be our guest at the 116th Annual Convention. Join us for a weekend of continuing education and social affairs at FOA's Annual Convention Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22. Experience Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa's elegant atmosphere with views of Disney's iconic fireworks every night at the FOA-discounted rate of just $199 per night

A link to access the room block will be contained in your email confirmation after registering for the convention.

Overflow rooms are also available at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge and Disney's Coronado Springs Resort. 

 

REGISTRATION DESCRIPTIONS AND RATES

FOA Member Ticket - Includes awards gala and welcome reception, exhibit hall, legislative brunch, membership/delegate meetings, evening hospitality suites and education (must be a dues paying member for 6 months).  You must log in to your FOA account to receive reduced pricing.

AOA Member Ticket - Includes awards gala and welcome reception, evening  hospitality suites, exhibit hall and education

Optometry Student/Resident Education - Includes education and exhibit hall. Must be a student member of the FOA.

Non-member of FOA or AOA - Includes education, awards gala and welcome reception, evening hospitality suites and exhibit hall.

OP/Optician Education - Includes OP/Optician education and exhibit hall (ODs not eligible). OP/Optician Courses are CPC approved. 

Social - Includes awards gala and welcome reception, exhibit hall, and evening hospitality suites (If you are a member, it also includes legislative lunch and business/delegate meetings.)

Banquet - Access to the "Be Our Guest" banquet.  

Exhibit Hall - complimentary access to the exhibit hall only


Registration Type

Early

Available
thru 5/31/18

 Regular Available
thru 7/5/18

Late/
On-Site
after 7/5/18

FOA Member

$499

 $599

$799

AOA Member

$699

 $799

$999

Non-Member of FOA or AOA

$1099

 $1199

$1299

OP/Optician Education

(ODs not eligible)

$75

 $75

$75

Social $349 $349
$349

Banquet
(children 12 & under)

$99
(+$39ea)
$99
(+$39ea)
$99
(+$39ea)
Optometry Student/Resident $0 $0
$0

 

 

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CONVENTION SCHEDULE

 

YOUR CHANCE TO EARN $50

 

Advanced Multifocal Fit Training Program

 

This program is sponsored by Alcon Vision Care. Offered Thursday, July 19 at 1:00PM, 2:00PM, 3:20PM, and 4:20PM.

 

Program Overview
This exciting program provides a unique opportunity to learn more about Alcon’s innovative multifocal contact lens portfolio and how to personalize the multifocal fit to improve our presbyopic patient outcomes. With a focus on expert discussions around the unique needs of today’s presbyopic patients and the opportunity that this presents for us as eye care professionals and our practices, and featuring live patient fitting, this program is designed to maximize your efficiency and success with Alcon multifocal contact lenses.

The Florida Optometric Association will provide $50 Disney gift cards to optometrists who attend the Advanced Multifocal Fit Training Program. This program does not earn continuing education credits. One gift card max per person. 
 

 

 

WHAT TO WEAR

  • Convention Session and Exhibit Hall Attire: Business Casual
  • Awards Gala/Welcome Reception Attire: Cocktail
  • Banquet Attire: Formal (Floor Length Gowns, Tuxedos and Suits)

 

AWARD WINNERS (TBA)

  

Cancellation Policy: $50 administrative charge before 6/29/2018; No refunds will be given after 6/29/2018.
The list of convention attendees will be shared with exhibitors.

  

EXHIBITORS

ABB Optical Group Abyde
Aerie Pharmaceuticals  Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Allergan Alternative & Plan "B"
Bausch + Lomb Bio-Tissue
Blue Frog, LLC  Carl Zeiss Meditec
Carl Zeiss Vision Centervue Inc.
ClearVision Optical Company
Coburn Technologies
Color My World
CooperVision
Costa Sunglasses
David Keith Ophthalmic
DGH Technology, Inc.
Digital Healthcare Professionals
Diopsys, Inc.
Doctor Multimedia
e-dr./New Era Optical
EHRC Group
Enhanced Medical Services Eschenbach Optik
Essilor of America
Fabulous Fanny's NYC
Florida Optometric Association
Florida Optometric Association Historical Archives
Florida Optometric Association Insurance Services
Fortifeye Vitamins
Fresnel Prism and Lens Co.
Gold Coast Ophthalmic Instruments, Inc.
GSRx Inc
Hoya Vision Care
Humana Vision iDoc, LLC
iMatrix
iTrust EHR
Johnson & Johnson Vision Konan Medical USA
LaFont
LandrumHR
LasikPlus
Lombart Instrument
Luneau Technology USA
MACUHEALTH, LLC
Maculogix
Marco
MAXIVISION MedTech International Group
MyEyeDr
National Vision
Nationwide Vision Centers - FL Nerdwax
Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry Novartis
OBC Insurance Billing & Credentialing Specialists OCULUS, Inc.
OCuSOFT, Inc. OPTICS INCORPORATED
OptiLanes, Inc
Optimetrics Inc.
Optisource International
Optos, Inc
Optovue
PrevMED
Quality Optical Service
Rev360 / RevolutionEHR
Sanofi Genzyme
ScienceBased Health
Shamir Insight, Inc.
Shire
Signet Armorlite/KODAK Lens
Sun Ophthalmics
Superior Vision
Visionary Optics
Visioneering Technologies VSP Global
X-Cel Specialty Contacts

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