Transitions Academy is one of the most well-recognized and unique educational events in the optical industry. Each year, hundreds of industry professionals from across North America (and oftentimes across the globe) attend to participate in professional development and product technology workshops; hear from experts and educators on marketing and industry trends; and learn from their peers and partners during panel discussions.
Ways to Attend
Industry professionals can earn invitations to attend Transitions Academy 2017 through four different ways:
1) Become a Transitions Innovation Award Finalist
Open to optical industry professionals and educators; national and regional retailers; optical laboratories and independent eyecare professionals and practices, the Transitions Innovation Awards categories include: 2016 Transitions Brand Ambassador (Individual-only award); Best in Growth Achievement; Best in Training; Best in Marketing and Best in Patient Experience.
Nominations for all Transitions Innovation Awards will be accepted online (at TransitionsPRO.com/Awards) from October 1 - 31, 2016. To enter, candidates must complete a nomination form and detail their 2016 efforts in the following evaluation areas: commitment and inspiration, goals, plan and creativity, and impact and results. Nominees are welcome to enter more than one category and can self-enter, or can be nominated by a lab, lens manufacturer, industry colleague or other industry organization representative.
2) Attend as a Guest of Your Lens Supplier
Industry professionals should let their Transitions® lens supplier know they would like to register for Transitions Academy. Many lens suppliers are providing opportunities and promotions for customers to earn their way and attend as their guest.
3) Become a Transitions Change Agent
Transitions Optical is recruiting eyecare professionals who are millennials or serve many millennial patients to join its new industry group who are working together to change the conversations their peers and patients are having around Transitions lenses. Industry professionals interested in becoming a Transitions Change Agent can visit TransitionsPRO.com/ChangeAgent to apply.
4) Request a Spot
Transitions is reserving spaces for interested industry professionals from North America. Those interested can request to attend by CLICKING HERE, more details regarding cost and arrangements will be provided.
|“It was a wonderful experience to attend Transitions Academy. The event was very well organized, informative and fun!”|
|“Great event and I look forward to attending in 2017. I feel tremendously more confident prescribing and now wearing Transitions.”|
“Content/programming is top notch, engaging and entertaining. It was great to hear from subject matter experts…”