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Jun 10

2022 Educational Retreat Exhibit

June 10 @ 8:00 am - June 12 @ 3:00 pm EDT

Welcome Exhibitors! The Exhibit for the 2022 Retreat will last 3 days.  The agenda is listed below. You are welcome to stay in the exhibit hall from 7-5 each day if desired. However, that is not required. 

We have 4 special exhibit sessions planned during the event. These sessions are designed to bring the attendees to the exhibit hall to create opportunities for increased exposure and networking. 

If you purchased the Elite or Platinum exhibit options, you will be speaking during the meals on Friday or Saturday, plus you will get a bonus minute to present during our cocktail hour on Friday. If you purchased the Certified exhibit option, you will be speaking on Friday, during our cocktail hour inside the exhibit hall before our “Be our Guest” welcome reception. 

During that special exhibit hour, we will be doing an Exhibitor Minute-To-Win-It contest. Each exhibitor will get 1 minute to present on their company, service and product. The company with the best presentation will win a FREE post-event email blast to our entire network, a value of $500. Email copy & Graphics will be provided by company. 

 

Event Agenda

Thursday, June 19, 2022 

03:00 PM – 05:00 PM 

Registration (Pick up badges)

Regency Hallway

 

03:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Exhibit Setup

Room – Regency Hall 1-3

 

Friday, June 10, 2022

07:00 AM – 09:50 AM

Additional Registration & Exhibit Setup Time

 

08:00 AM – 09:50 AM

Doctors & Staff COPE CE Presentations

Regency Hall 6-9

 

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM

Special Exhibit Hour – Doctors & staff will come in the exhibit hall

*Snack Provided for Doctors & Staff only

*Exhibitors can purchase meal ticket, click HERE to purchase.

Regency Hall 1-3

 

11:00 AM – 12:50 PM

Doctors & Staff COPE CE Presentations

Regency Hall 6-9

 

01:00 PM – 02:30 PM

Sponsored Lunch in the Exhibit Hall.

*Meal provided for Doctors and Staff only.

*Exhibitor can purchase meal ticket – click HERE to purchase. 

Regency Hall 1-3

Speaking Times:

  • 1:10 PM – 2:00 PM – Platinum Sponsor – Legally Mine: Jon Melton
  • 2:10 PM – 2:20 PM – Elite Exhibitor – Oyster Point Pharma 

 

02:30 PM – 03:30 PM 

Social Media Workshop for Doctors. Non-Ce presentation – Exhibitors welcome

Regency Hall 6-9

 

06:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Exhibit Cocktail Hour

Minute-To-Win-It Exhibitor Contest – ALL Exhibitors who wish to participate will get 1 minute to talk about their company and product in the most creative way possible; from 6:20 PM – 6:40 PM. The audience will voter at the end and the winning company will get the prize listed above. 

*Wine will be provided for doctors and staff. Cash bar available for exhibitors. 

Regency Hall 1-3

 

07:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Sponsored – “Be our Guest” Welcome Reception in the exhibit Hall.

*Meal provided for Doctors and Staff only

*Exhibitor can purchase meal tickets – click HERE to purchase. 

Regency Hall 1-3

Speaking Times:

  • 07:15 PM – 07:25 PM – Elite Sponsor – EssilorLuxottica: Millicent Knight, OD
  • 07:30 PM – 08:00 PM – Platinum Sponsor – Bemer Group:  Mojka Renaud, NP

 

Saturday, June 11, 2022

7:00 AM – 9:50 AM 

Additional Registration & Exhibit Setup Time

Regency Hallway

 

08:00 AM – 09:50 AM

Doctors & Staff COPE CE Presentations

Regency Hall 6-9

 

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM

Special Exhibit Hour

*Snacks provided for Doctors and Staff only 

Regency Hall 1-3

 

11:00 AM – 12:50 PM

Doctors & Staff COPE CE Presentations

Regency Hall 6-9

 

01:00 PM – 02:30 PM

Sponsored Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

*Meal provided for Doctors and Staff only 

*Exhibitor can purchase meal tickets – click HERE to purchase. 

Regency Hall 1-3

Speaking Times

  • 01:05 PM – 01:15 PM – Elite Sponsor – Alexion: Eve-lynn Liotta Blonder
  • 01:15 PM – 01:25 PM – Elite Sponsor – RVL Pharmaceuticals, Inc:  Shannon Kitchens
  • 01:30 PM – 02:10 PM – Platinum Sponsor – Allergan an AbbVie Company: Sherrol Reynolds, OD
  • 02:10 PM – 02:20 PM – Elite Sponsor – EssilorLuxottica – Lisa Marshall

 

02:30 PM – 03:30 PM 

Financial Freedom Workshop for Couples

Exhibitors welcome to attend

Regency Hall 6-9

 

5:30 PM -07:30 PM

Cinderella Carriage Rides

*Rides are only for Doctors, Staff and Families

 

06:30 PM – 07:30 

Cocktail Hour

*Wine will be provided for doctors and staff. Cash bar available for exhibitors. 

Windsong Ballroom

 

07:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Disney Costume Fairytale Ball

*Meal provided for Doctors & Staff.

*Exhibitors click HERE to purchase banquet tickets.

*Disney Inspired Costume Highly Recommended.

Windsong Ballroom

 

Sunday, June 12, 2022

7:00 AM – 10:00 AM 

Additional Registration & Exhibit Setup Time

Regency Hall 1-3

 

07:30 AM – 10:20 AM

Doctors & Staff COPE CE Presentations

Regency Hall 6-9

 

10:30 AM – 11:20 AM

Final Exhibit Hour 

*Snacks provided for doctors and staff only.

Regency Hall 1-3

 

11:30 AM – 01:20 PM

Doctors & Staff COPE CE Presentations

Regency Hall 6-9

 

11:30 AM – 02:00 PM 

Exhibit Breakdown

Regency Hall 1-3

Click HERE to reserve a room with our group discount.

  1. How many doctors expected at this event, not including exhibitors:
    • We expect 100 ODs
  2. How many attendees expected including student and staff.
    • We expect 150 attendees total not including exhibitors.
  3. Will exhibitors receive an attendee list? If so, what contact info is included?
    • Exhibitors will receive a list of the attendee names and email addresses.
  4. What is included in that exhibiting cost with the 6ft table (i.e. carpet, chairs, electricity)?
    • One 6 ft table
    • 2 chairs
    • Bring your own extension cords and carpet
  5. Top 5 Marketing Materials you can bring to our show
    • Business Cards
    • Eye-Catching Banner or table-top Posters
    • Pens, Notepads or Sticky Notes
    • Mugs or tumblers
    • Promotional Items, gift or “Swag”

    How many exhibitor/sponsor expected?

    • We expect 15-20 exhibitors
  6. Will students be invited to this event? If so, how many, and what days and times will they be attending?
    • We expect 20 students for the event and they will attend all 3 days.
  7. What are the exhibiting hours? Set up and takedown?
    • Please click on Event Agenda above for exhibiting hours, set up and takedown.
  8. What is the cost to exhibit, and what is included in that exhibiting cost.
    • Please click on Exhibit Sponsorship Levels and Cost above for all exhibit options.
  9. Are there any opportunities for exhibitors to speak for a few minutes?
    • Yes, please reference to the exhibit sponsorship levels in the exhibit section above. 

Dear Partner,

You’re cordially invited to the 2022 Optometry Divas Educational Retreat! This event will be held from June 9-12, 2022, at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, 1 Grand Cypress Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836. We are expecting 100+ attendees at this year’s meeting.

In this world-class event, our Divas will receive innovative clinical, business, and personal development education and resources to succeed in their professional and personal lives. They’ll receive over 12 credits of Continuing Education during the conference.   

As innovative manufactures and service providers in the industry, this is a prime opportunity for you to build brand awareness, networking, and building relationship with a unique group of current and future decision makers of optometry.

Our theme for this year’s retreat is “Discover the Magic” and our slogan will be “Innovate, Elevate and Accelerate your success!”. The entire event is designed to help the Optometry Divas discover that place in their lives where they’re in the driver’s seat instead of the passenger seat, that’s where the magic resides.

Based on popular demand, we are bringing back our Casino Night for Friday night’s welcome reception. However, for our Saturday night banquet, this year we’re having a “Disney Character-Themed Dinner”.

As you put your exhibit together, think of ways to incorporate this year’s theme. Have fun with this and the more creative the better! At the end of the retreat, the attendees will vote for the sponsor with the most creative exhibit.  The winner will get the Optometry Divas – Sponsor of the Year Award. Start shopping for costumes! 

James Justin will be the sponsor coordinator before and after the event, and Dr. Samantha Love will come back again as exhibit hall coordinator during the retreat. 

Thank you for your consideration, we look forward to empowering your success at our upcoming 2022 educational retreat. Please visit OptometryDivas.com for the most up to date meeting information.

Sincerely,

Lauretta Justin, OD

Optometry Divas Founder

Optometry Divas® was founded in 2015 with a clear mission: to Empower, Connect, and Promote the success of women Optometrists. We do this primarily by hosting educational events for our doctors. We have 4 local chapter events per year and one annual conference. Since our inception, we’ve grown from a dream into a network of over 7,500 women Optometrists including members and connections on our social media platforms—and we’re just getting started.

As Industry innovators, manufactures and service providers, it is crucial to your success to connect and network with Optometrists. You need to partner with a network that can give you opportunities to promote your products and services to the fastest growing segment in Optometry – Women!

In addition to our passion for our mission, we are determined to connect our network to innovative products, tools and resources that will help them succeed as clinicians and as business owners.

Here are a few key reasons why vendors will benefit from partnering with us:

Positioning – There is a gender shift in Optometry. According to the 2016 Women in Optometry (WO) Analysis, there are 48,742 ODs in practice. Forty Two percent of those doctors are women. Since 2012 there has been a 24.8 percent increase in the number of women ODs. By 2024, the number of women ODs is estimated to increase to 50%. As the 1st organization founded by women ODs for Women ODs, we are well positioned to capitalize on this growth. When you partner with us, you will have direct access to this captured audience.

Leadership Training – Our CEO of YOU® Leadership Academy is training our members to become industry thought leaders, influencers, and decisions makers. When you sponsor our events, you are promoting your brand and products to current and future decisions makers.

National Presence – Out network is growing across the country. Our vision is to establish a chapter in every major city in the US. We plan to add 26 chapters by 2025, to raise our network to over 10,000 members and connections.

In working with Optometry Divas, we promise to create an atmosphere where you can generate leads and build brand awareness. We look forward to building a mutually beneficial partnership with you. Thank you in advance for your support and partnership.

Our Audience:

  • 1500+ Members
  • 6000+ Social Media Connections
  • 35 — Median Age
  • 40% Private Practice Owners
  • 30% Corporate Lease Owners
  • 15% Independent Contractors
  • 5% Other

Current Local Chapters

  1. Orlando, Fl
  2. Miami, FL
  3. Tampa, FL
  4. Fort Myers, FL
  5. Jacksonville, FL
  6. Atlanta, GA
  7. Houston, TX
  8. Chicago, IL
  9. Sacramento, CA

New Chapters in 2022

  1. New Orleans, LA
  2. Boston, MA
  3. New York, NY
  4. Dallas, TX
  5. Virtual Chapter

In Person and Virtual Event Attendance in 2021

  • In Person Events – 500+
  • Virtual Events – 350+
  • Annual Conference – 70+

Projected In Person and Virtual Event Attendance in 2022

  • In Person Events – 700+
  • Virtual Events –450+
  • Annual Conference – 100+

2022 Educational Retreat Exhibit Sponsorship

Here is how you can leverage exhibit sponsorship with us for relationship building, lead generation and brand awareness with our doctors:

PLATINUM LEVEL EXHIBIT SPONSORSHIP $7900 (3 Available)

  • 20-Minutes Speaking Time
  • 1 Email blast 1 week before event included
  • List of doctor attendees
  • Logo on onsite signage & event page
  • Enlarged Infographic Feature on event page (Contact us for details)
  • Sponsorship recognition onscreen in the general session.
  • Announcements acknowledging sponsors during appropriate times.
  • One (1) 6-foot Exhibit Table for the three meeting days.
  • Two (2) industry representative attendee badges are included with this sponsorship. Up to 2 additional industry representative badges may be obtained at the rate of $399 each in conjunction with this sponsorship. The maximum number of attendees permitted with this sponsorship package is four (4). 

ELITE LEVEL EXHIBIT SPONSORSHIP $3,900 USD (9 Available)

  • 10-Minutes speaking time
  • Email Blast Addon – Available for $500
  • List of doctor attendees
  • Logo on onsite signage & event page
  • Announcements acknowledging sponsors during appropriate times.
  • One (1) 6-foot Exhibit Table for the three meeting days.
  • Two (2) industry representative attendee badges are included with this sponsorship. Up to 2 additional industry representative badges may be obtained at the rate of $399 each in conjunction with this sponsorship. The maximum number of attendees permitted with this sponsorship package is four (4).

CERTIFIED LEVEL EXHIBIT SPONSORSHIP $2,900 USD (18 Available)

  • 1-Minute Speaking Time
  • List of doctor attendees
  • Logo at onsite signage & Event page
  • One (1) 6-foot Exhibit Table for the three meeting days.
  • Two (2) industry representative attendee badges are included with this sponsorship. Up to 2 additional industry representative badges may be obtained at the rate of $399 each in conjunction with this sponsorship. The maximum number of attendees permitted with this sponsorship package is four (4).

Details

Start:
June 10 @ 8:00 am EDT
End:
June 12 @ 3:00 pm EDT

Venue

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
1 Grand Cypress Blvd
Orlando, FL 32836 United States
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Phone:
(407) 239-1234
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