2019 VOA Annual Conference

2019 VOA Annual Conference
Early Bird Ends: May 17
Deadline: May 31


On behalf of the Annual Conference Committee and Virginia Optometric Association I’d like to invite you to the 117th Virginia Annual Conference, being held in Richmond, Virginia at the Omni Richmond Hotel from June 14-16, 2019. 

This year’s conference will mark a return to our Capital City as we enjoy beautiful and historic downtown Richmond. With a schedule of events spanning the entire weekend, downtown Richmond and the surrounding area will provide a lively atmosphere for the attendee and their family. Beginning Friday morning, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from nationally recognized speakers throughout the conference. New this year will be “Minute to Win It” as we open the Exhibit Hall with some excitement Friday evening. Friday night experience Historic Shockoe Bottom following dinner as we all gather for the VOA Friday Night Social. Saturday will begin early and end late as we celebrate our profession with a Celebration of Optometry followed by the Saturday Evening Social. New to this year’s schedule will be interactive workshops and rapid fire grand rounds.

The VOA Annual Conference Committee looks forward to welcoming you to Richmond, Virginia!

— Richard K. Lodwick, O.D.

To register, please complete the registration form in this program and bring with you to the Omni to register on-site:pdfDownload Conference Program

Exhibitor Information

The VOA Exhibit Hall is SOLD OUT! 

Lodging Information

The Omni Richmond Downtown is located at 100 S. 12th Street, Richmond, VA 23219. Make your reservations by calling Omni King
1-800-THE-OMNI (800-843-6664) and mentioning the Virginia Optometric Association to make your reservations.  Alternatively, you may also click here to make your reservations online. The VOA discounted rate is $173* per night. Reservations will be accepted based on availability until May 23rd. Rates are applicable June 12-16. The number of rooms at this rate is limited.

(*All rates are subject to 13.3% state and local taxes, per room per night. Taxes are subject to change without notice.)


May 17 - Early Bird Deadline

May 23 - Lodging Deadline

May 31 - Advanced Registration Deadline, after this date please download the program above and register at the door


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