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The SECO Conference is the leading source for world-class optometric education in the United States, attracting more than 6,000 eye care professionals from around the world.

Held once a year in Atlanta, Georgia, SECO is known internationally for offering the highest-caliber training and presenting the latest research and innovation. SECO is the preferred education destination for optometrists, ophthalmologists, allied ophthalmic professionals, students and residents from across the country.

Become a Media Partner

As our media partner, your will be aligned with the industry’s first and most important event of the year, while you reap the benefits of valuable brand exposure through the use of exclusive pre-show and onsite elements. For more information on the opportunities available, please contact Kate Blom-Lowery at

Schedule Press Conferences

If you’d like to schedule a press conference while at SECO 2018, please click the button below and complete the form.

Request a SECO 2018 Press Badge

To qualify for a press badge you must be an active member of an editorial staff including newspapers, magazines, newsletters, blogs, radio and broadcast outlets. Press badges are provided exclusively to members or the media whose publications cover the optometric and ophthalmic industry. Please note media sales representatives cannot register as press.

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For Exhibitors

Inform SECO of Newsworthy Booth Activities – Are you planning something exciting in your booth? Giveaways, guests, presentations, specials – tell us and we will share it with attendees.

Submit News Releases – If you have a news release or press kit you would like to make available to the public, please contact Kate Blom-Lowery at News Releases will be hosted on the website and press kits will be available for the media onsite at SECO 2018.