SECO International holds its annual Congress each spring in Atlanta. The Congress is the leading source for world class optometric education in the country. Optometrists and optometric staff from across the United States and around the world meet in Atlanta to learn about the latest research, innovations and techniques in the optometric profession. SECO is the Education Destination for optometrists, optometric staff, students and residents.
Education is critical for optometrists and SECO's is second to none. Courses cover the latest scientfic and clinical advancements, key practice management issues, and hands-on learning. Optometrists can choose from hundreds of hours of education in lecture courses, hands-on Learning Labs, state-of-the-art Special Sessions and more.
Allied Ophthalmic Professionals
Great optometric practices need a great team! SECO offers the entire optometric practice the education and skills to be at the top of their game. Opticians, paraoptometrics, business/practice managers, optometric technicians and ophthalmic medical personnel can choose from nearly 200 hours of high-quality education.
Optometry's Marketplace at SECO
Optometry's Marketplace at SECO (TM) is the 70,000 square foot exhibit hall at the annual SECO Congress. Optometry’s Marketplace at SECO (TM)is home to a diverse mix of products and services that eye care professionals need to increase revenue and help practices thrive. SECO International is proud to showcase the latest products, technologies, trends, and innovations from 250 of optometry’s leading companies in one of the largest optometry exhibits in the world.
Interested in Exhibiting?
The optometry profession will gather in Atlanta for its most important and compelling event of the year - SECO 2020. SECO is the primary source of continuing education for optometrists, opticians, paraoptometric professionals, ophthalmic technicians, and all allied ophthalmic professionals. Our event attracts over 6,000 professionals from all across the U.S. and around the world. Along with the world-class education, these optometric professionals come to SECO to purchase the products and services they will use to improve their practices and grow their business.
Optometry’s Marketplace at SECO (TM) is home to a wide range of products and services that eye care professionals need to increase revenue and help their practices thrive in the 21st Century. The diverse mix of technology, product-focused, and fashion forward exhibits at SECO continues to grow with new ideas from industry leaders, new companies and established suppliers.
Industry leaders, new companies and established suppliers in the ophthalmic arena are at the heart of Optometry’s Marketplace at SECO (TM). Our exhibitors bring a diverse mix of technology, product-focused and fashion-forward exhibits that eye care professionals need to increase revenue and help practices thrive.
About SECO International, LLC:
What is SECO International & the Southern Council of Optometrists?
SECO International, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a not-for-profit membership association founded in 1923, and counts as its members practitioners in the 12 southeastern states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. The annual SECO conventions regularly attract more than 7,500 national and international eye care professionals, vendors, and allied ophthalmic personnel. SECO International is widely acknowledged as the largest optometric educational meeting in the world and is the Education Destination for:
Ophthalmic Medical Personnel
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