Exhibit Hall Programs
Optometry’s Marketplace at SECO™ combines everything optometry professionals need to deliver the best eye care possible and to build and sustain a successful practice. Our hall offers over 70,000 square feet of exhibit space where nearly 300 leading industry companies will demonstrate the newest in ophthalmic equipment, products and services available today. Optometry’s Marketplace™ is a great place for convenient one-stop shopping and networking opportunities with fellow colleagues and friends.
Also, don’t miss out on the unique exhibit hall programs that SECO offers such as the Wine & Cheese Reception on Thursday afternoon, the Attendee Lounge, and the opportunity to win cash in the Prize Program. While in the hall, attendees also should check out the expanded Advanced Media Learning Center, another opportunity to learn the latest in the profession. Optometry’s Marketplace™ is an exciting and rewarding time investment for all SECO attendees.
Building A of the Georgia World Congress Center
Exhibit Hall Hours
Thursday, March 1: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Visit each of the Destination Stations throughout the Optometry's Marketplace™ as often as you can each day for your chance in the "Money Pit," where attendees will have a chance to take home as much cash as they can grab.
Additionally, on Saturday between 3PM - 4PM a large cash prize will be awarded to one lucky attendee.
Network with Colleagues!
Conveniently located inside of Optometry’s Marketplace at SECO™ will be an area for attendees to network with colleagues and friends, meet with staff and vendors, review course work or take a break between classes and shopping. Park benches and refreshments will be available for the convenience of each busy attendee.
Advanced Media Learning Center
Optometry’s Marketplace at SECO™ will also present The Advanced Media Learning Center, featuring 100 multimedia educational posters, self-assessment exams, computers with internet access and peer comparison surveys to allow attendees to continue the SECO learning experience in the exhibit hall.
Frames from Around the World
Optometry’s Marketplace at SECO™ features thousands of frame styles, from high-end, luxury eyewear to affordable, stylish frames and sport-specific eyewear. Whether fashion-forward or retro-inspired, the looks found in Optometry’s Marketplace at SECO™ can be seen on the most recognizable faces around the world and SECO attendees will have the opportunity to bring them to their patients.
FREE Food & Events
Optometry’s Marketplace at SECO™ will host a Wine & Cheese Reception to celebrate its Grand Opening on Thursday, welcoming attendees to sample complimentary wines and cheeses while shopping, networking and learning of the latest products and services offered by SECO exhibitors. This event is FREE of charge to all registered attendees.
Wine & Cheese Reception
Thursday, March 1, 4:00-6:00 PM
SECO will also host a FREE lunch in Optometry’s Marketplace™ welcoming attendees to mingle with friends and colleagues while grabbing their meal. The Wine and Cheese Reception Thursday is free to attendees (tickets are required for participation). The Friday Exhibit Hall Lunch is free to CE attendees and $10 for those not participating in CE (tickets are required for participation and can be purchased in the Registration Hall).
Exhibit Hall Lunch
Friday, March 2, 12:00-2:00 PM
Attend the Exhibit Hall for FREE by mentioning the exhibiting company who invited you OR you intend to visit by entering the company name in the “Invite Code” box located within the registration set up page.
The Wine and Cheese Reception Thursday is free to attendees (tickets are required for participation).
The Friday Exhibit Hall Lunch is free to CE attendees and $10 for those not participating in CE (tickets are required for participation and can be purchased in the Registration Hall).