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Save the Date for FOA's 20/20 Convention July 16-19, 2020 in Aventura, Florida!

 Export to Your Calendar 7/16/2020 to 7/19/2020
When: July 16-19, 2020
Where: JW Marriott Turnberry Miami Resort & Spa
19999 W Country Club Drive
Aventura, Florida  33180
United States
Contact: FOA Office
850-877-4697


Online registration is available until: 7/6/2020
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ANNUAL CONVENTION JULY 16-19, 2020 

The Florida Optometric Association invites you to our 118th Annual Convention! Join us for a weekend of continuing education and social affairs Thursday, July 16 through Sunday, July 19 at the JW Marriott Turnberry Miami Resort in Aventura, Florida. 

Accommodations

Required Human Trafficking CE

Arabian Nights Banquet

1st Annual FOEHF Golf Tournament

Registration Descriptions & Rates

Schedule

Sponsors

Exhibitors

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Experience the newly renovated JW Marriott Turnberry Miami Resort with their just opened onsite water park in Aventura, Florida at the FOA-discounted rate of just $179 (two adults included in rate, +$50 per extra adult per night after first two, children up to 17 are no extra charge; JW Marriott will place a $200 per night incidentals hold on the card provided at check in). Entry to Tidal Cove Waterpark is complimentary with corresponding hotel reservations, and a free shuttle is available to guests looking to explore the nearby beaches.

In addition to the water park, the JW Marriott Turnberry Miami Resort features a multitude of lavish amenities including a transformative spa, various cuisine attractions, and two 18-hole championship golf courses with available rentals and lessons, and close proximity to the Aventura Mall, the biggest mall in Miami.

To reserve a room at the FOA Group Rate visit here: https://book.passkey.com/go/FloridaOptometric2020 or call 855.999.0493 and ask for the FOA 2020 Convention group-rate of $179. The discounted resort fee is $17.95, and overnight valet parking is available for a reduced FOA group rate of $25.

 

*The FOA-discounted hotel block is for registered convention attendees only. Hotel reservations made by non-convention attendees will be canceled. OD registrations are eligible for up to two rooms at the group rate; OP, social, student/resident, and banquet only registrations are eligible for one room per registration.

 

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION ON PREVENTION OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING CONTINUING EDUCATION

The Human Trafficking Bill, Chapter 2019-152, Laws of Florida requires that all Florida-licensed Optometric Physicians must complete one hour of Continuing Education on human trafficking and have respective signage posted to their office by the end of 2020.

In addition to required classes such as Florida Jurisprudence and Medical Errors, the 20/20 FOA Convention will have the Human Trafficking course available on Friday, July 17 from 8:00 am to 8:50 am.

 

JOIN US AT OUR ARABIAN NIGHTS BANQUET

Join your friends and colleagues for the Arabian Nights Banquet. Attendees will enjoy an evening of great food, delicious drinks, and live music and dancing. The banquet will be held Saturday, July 18. Tickets are $99 per person and may be purchased online.

 

1ST ANNUAL Florida Optometric eye health fund GOLF TOURNAMENT 

In conjunction with the Florida Optometric Association 20/20 Convention, the Florida Optometric Eye Health Fund FOEHF has organized its inaugural Charitable Golf Tournament for Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa’s Turnberry Isle Country Club. Attendees have the opportunity at this FOEHF first-ever event to experience the Turnberry Resort & Spa’s legendary 18-hole championship shotgun scramble in traditional, country-club style with a 1:00 PM tee time. Clubs and other equipment rentals are available for an additional fee, and participants have access to the discounted FOA hotel rate of $179 for early check-in with the resort.

Funds generated from this event will go towards scholarship and community outreach programs established by the FOEHF to serve the citizens of Florida unable to afford optometric services. Registration is available for $100 on an individual-basis or in addition to preexisting education and social registration. All proceeds from the tournament benefit FOEHF. The per player golf rate includes:

  • Premium Golf Cart
  • Complimentary Privileges to Practice Areas
  • Putting & Chipping greens
  • Unlimited Driving Range Balls prior to round
  • Closest to the Pin and Long Drive Challenge

 

  

REGISTRATION DESCRIPTIONS AND RATES

FOA Member Ticket Includes 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.
*Newly licensed ODs should register under the FOA/AOA/or non-member rate as appropriate. Newly licensed ODs cannot register under student/resident rates. 

AOA Member Ticket Includes welcome reception, evening hospitality suites, exhibit hall and education.

Optometry Student Education - Includes education and exhibit hall. Must be a student member of the FOA. You must log in to your FOA account to receive reduced pricing.

Resident Education - Includes education and exhibit hall. Must be a post-graduate/resident member of the FOA. You must log in to your FOA account to receive reduced pricing.

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

OP/Optician Education (One Day) Includes OP/Optician education and exhibit hall (ODs not eligible) for Saturday. OP Courses are CPC approved; LDO courses are approved for general or elective credit through the Board of Opticianry. ODs not eligible.

Social - Includes 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 banquet.  

Exhibit Hall - Complimentary access to the exhibit hall only (opens for registration mid-June 2020).

 

Registration Type

Early Rates

Available through
2/29/20

Regular Rates

Available through 
7/3/20

Late/Onsite Rates

after
7/3/20
 

FOA Member

$549 $649 $849

AOA Member

 $749 $849 $1049

Non-Member of FOA or AOA

$1149 $1249 $1349

OP/Optician Education

(ODs not eligible)

$79 $79 $125
Social $349  $349   $349

Banquet
(children 12 & under)

 $99
(+$39ea)
$99
(+$39ea) 
 $129
(+$39ea)
Optometry Student Rate
(must be a student member of the FOA)
$25  $25   $25
Resident Rate
(must be a post-graduate/resident member of the FOA)
$25   $25 $25 

Exhibit Hall Only Pass opens June 1st, 2020. 

Cancellation Policy: $50 administrative charge before 6/26/2020; No refunds will be given after 6/26/2020.
The list of convention attendees will be shared with exhibitors.


 

20/20 CONVENTION SPONSORS

 

DIAMOND PLUS

 
 
 

DIAMOND

 
 
 
 

TOPAZ

 
 

CRYSTAL

 
 
 

 

20/20 ANNUAL CONVENTION SCHEDULE

 

 EXHIBITORS

 Avesis, a guardian company
Bay Area Eye Institute 
 BlephEx
 bruder healthcare company
 centervue, inc.
 Clerio Vision - Extreme H2O
 coburn technologies
 Color My World/Colorblind Glasses
 Crystal Practice Management
 David Keith Ophthalmic
Doctor Multimedia
 Doctors Optimal Formula/Alereve
 ECR Vault
 Essilor of America
 Florida Optometric Association
 FOA Historical Archives
Fortifeye Vitamins
 FRESNEL PRISM & LENS CO.
GSRx 
 Heidelberg Engineering
 IER Biopharma Medical
 itrust her
 Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
 KODAK Lens / Signet Armorlite
Konan Medical USA, inc.
 lab-tech inc.
 Lafont
 Lombart instrument
 Lumenis Vision
 M&S Technologies
MacuLogix
 Marco
MAXIVISION
 MEI System inc.
 Miraflex
MyEyeDr
NSU College of Optometry
 OCuSOFT, Inc. 
 OPTIKAM TECH INC
 optiusa / bk frames
Optos, Inc.
Optovue inc.
Quidel Corporation
 Santinelli International
ScienceBased Health
 Special Olympics Florida
 Sunshine Ophthalmics 
 US OPTICAL
 Vision Group Holdings
 Walmart Health and Wellness
WALMAN INSTRUMENTS
Weave

 

PHOTO/VIDEO RELEASE:

By registering for the 2019 FOA Annual Convention, I hereby grant permission to use any and all photographic imagery and video footage taken of me at this event and activities pertaining to this event, without payment or any other consideration. I understand that such materials may be published electronically or in print, or used in presentations or exhibitions. 

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