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Save the Date for FOA's 2019 Annual Convention July 18-21, 2019!

 Export to Your Calendar 7/18/2019 to 7/21/2019
When: July 18-21, 2019
Where: Disney's Yacht Club Resort
1700 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, Florida  32830-8407
United States
Contact: FOA Office
850-877-4697


Online registration is available until: 7/5/2019
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Annual Convention July 18-21, 2019 

The Florida Optometric Association invites you to our 117th Annual Convention. Join us for a weekend of continuing education and social affairs at FOA's Annual Convention Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21.

Accommodations

Registration Description & Rates

Schedule

Sponsors

Exhibitors

What to Wear

Award Winners

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Experience Disney's Yacht & Beach Club with views of Disney's iconic fireworks every night for the FOA-discounted rate of just $199 (two adults included in rate, +$25 per extra adult per night after first two)

There are also rooms available at Disney's Boardwalk Inn (ten minute walk from Disney's Yacht Club) with a group rate of $250 per room (two adults included in rate, +$25 per extra adult per night after first two). 

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

*The FOA-discounted hotel block is for registered convention attendees only. Hotel reservations made by non-convention attendees will be promptly 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.


 

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 mid-June 2019)


Registration Type

Early Rates

Available 
through 5/30/19

Regular Rates

Available 
through 7/5/19

Late/Onsite Rates

Available 
after 7/5/19

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)
$129
(+$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

 

 

 

2019 CONVENTION SPONSORS 

 
 

DIAMOND PLUS


 
   
   
   
   
 

DIAMOND


 
   
   
   
   
 
   
     


 

RUBY


   
     

 

SAPPHIRE


   
     
     

EMERALD


   
     
     
 
 
     
 
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 

 

 

TOPAZ


   
     
     
     
     
     
     

pearl


   
     
     
     
 

CRYSTAL


   
 
 
     
     
     
     



 
     

 

2019 ANNUAL CONVENTION SCHEDULE



*schedule is subject to change 

  

EXHIBITORS
ABB Optical 
Abyde
Aerie Pharmaceuticals 
Allergan
 American Academy of Optometry
Avenova
 Bausch &Lomb
 Bay Area Eye Institute
BlephEx
 Carl Zeiss
CenterVue, Inc. 
 ClearVision Optical Company
 Coburn Technologies
Color My World
CooperVision
 David Keith Ophthalmic
 DGH Technology, Inc.
Diopsys
 Doctor Multimedia
 Doctors Optimal Formula/Alereve
 e-dr./New Era Optical
Econologics Financial Advisors
Eschenbach Optik 
 eSee Acuity
Florida Optometric Association
FOA Historical Archives
 For Eyes by Grand Vision
 Fortifeye Vitamins
Fresnel Prism & Lens Co.
GPN Technologies
GSRx
 Healthy Eyes Advantage
 Heidelberg Engineering
Hoya
iCare Health Solutions 
 iDoc
 Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
Konan Medical USA, Inc.
KODAK Lens/Signet Armorlite 
Lafont 
 LandrumHR
 LasikPlus
Lombart Instrument
Macuhealth
Maculogix
 Marco
MAXIVISION
 MediXall.com
MyEyeDr
 Nationwide Vision Centers
NSU College of Optometry 
 OASIS Medical
 OBC Insurance Billing & Credentialing Specialists
 OCULUS, Inc.
OCuSOFT, Inc.
OPTIKAM INC
 Optos, Inc.
 Optovue Inc.
 Peak Optical
Quality Optical Services, Inc.
 Rejuvenation
 RightEye
Sanofi Genzyme
ScienceBased Health
 Shamir Insight, Inc.
 Sight Sciences
 Solutionreach
 Special Olympics Florida
 Sun Ophthalmics
Sunshine Ophthalmics
 Takeda
 The Dry Eye Doctor
 Valley Contax, Inc.
Visioneering Technologies 
 Visionary Eye Partners
 VSP
 Walman Instruments
 Walmart/Sam's Club
Wolters Kluwer 

 


WHAT TO WEAR

  • Convention Session and Exhibit Hall Attire: Business Casual
  • Welcome Reception Attire: Festive Cocktail
  • Banquet Attire: Formal bright carnival style!

 

AWARD WINNERS

  

Cancellation Policy: $50 administrative charge before 6/28/2019; No refunds will be given after 6/28/2019.
The list of convention attendees will be shared with exhibitors.

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