Young Professionals Club

Young ProfessionalsThe Young Professionals Club is for ODs who have been out of school for 5 years or less.  Membership entitles you to:

  • FREE Exhibit Hall Entry to International Vision Expo East and West, a $150 value
  • Six FREE hours of Education at International Vision Expo East and West, a $566 value
  • Exclusive member events at Vision Expo East and West and around the country
  • Young Professionals Club member discount for Think About Your Eyes Doctor Locator listing.
  • Subscriptions toAllergan OPTOMETRY JUMPSTART®,, New OD magazine, and Vision Voice, a monthly e-newsletter for eyecare professionals

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Young Professionals

Connect with members on Social Media

Join the exclusive members-only YPC Facebook group to share information amongst other club members.


Benefits at International Vision Expo

YPC members receive free exhibit hall registration and six free hours of CE at Vision Expo East and West.

When you register for Vision Expo, enter the code YPCVE in the Priority Code field at the top of the registration page. (You must qualify for the Young Professionals Club and be a member to receive these benefits)

Young Professionals Club Partners

The Young Professionals Club is sponsored by: JumpStart

If you have comments, questions, or suggestions, email us at

Are you a Young Professional in the Optical Industry, but not an OD?

This club will be expanding to encompass other professional groups or optometry.  If you’re interested in becoming a future member (5 years or less out of school or in the ophthalmic industry), email us at  Please put “Future YPC Member” in the subject line and in the email list:

  • Your name
  • The year you graduated or entered the ophthalmic industry
  • What your job is (for example: ophthalmologist, optician, optical fashion, optical sales).

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