Do I need to qualify and present credentials to attend the Show? If so, what credentials are required?
Residents and Students will need to provide appropriate credentials in order to gain entry to the Show floor and affiliated sessions at SECO100. Residents can provide a letter from their Resident Director. Students can provide a copy of their Student ID or an acceptance letter for their school. These items can be uploaded during the process of registration, and you can log into your registration at anytime and upload via the ConnectME Dashboard.
SECO will continue to offer the option to download your badge, print-at-home or print on-site. An email will be sent to all registrants 72 hours prior to the Congress with badge details.
Use the mobile app to search for people you know by name or organization. (Note: This option in the mobile app is opt-in only and includes only those who indicated that they wished to be listed as an attendee when registering.)
Doctor’s Registration – Attend all five days and earn up to 45 hours of CE, or up to 26 hours over the weekend! Our most popular, the Congress Package, includes a variety of CE courses, exhibit hall access and select events. Details on packages offered can be found at https://attendseco.com/in-person-registration/
Allied Healthcare Professionals (AHP), Opticians, Paraoptometrics, Technicians and Practice Administrators Registration – Attend all five days and earn up to 43 hours of CE, or up to 27 hours over the weekend! Our most popular, the Congress Package, includes a variety of CE courses, exhibit hall access and select events. Details on packages offered can be found at https://attendseco.com/in-person-registration/
SECO International, LLC is dedicated to providing continuing education for optometrists and eye care professionals. It is the responsibility of the attendee to obtain any travel documentation needed to attend the Congress. To that end, SECO will provide an introduction letter and a confirmation letter upon request to aid in obtaining the necessary paperwork to travel to the United States. The introduction letter outlines the dates and important information related to registering for the Congress. The confirmation letter states the attendee has registered to attend the Congress. Only registrants may request a confirmation letter, and they must provide the contact information of the agency issuing the travel documents. SECO will release information letters directly to the government agency issuing the travel documents. SECO International will provide updated information concerning the registrant to the agency upon request. To request an introduction letter and confirmation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
To make changes to your registration you can: • Access your registration anytime online to add or change a course – please use the LOGIN button that was in your registration confirmation email and it will take you directly to your dashboard.• Visit the Registration Desk (located just outside of the Sydney Marcus Ballroom of the Georgia World Congress Center)
When you register online, you will be given the option to ‘Add Another’ or ‘Finish’. Click on ‘Add Another’ and repeat the registration process for the new registrant(s). When you are finished entering the registration(s), click on ‘Finish’ to continue to the payment page and complete your session.
You may register for SECO100 online at www.attendseco.com/registration. If you require a hard copy registration form, please email your request to email@example.com.
If you did not receive a confirmation email, please call (844) 353-2916 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a confirmation letter.
You can reach out to our Registration Customer Service Center at (844) 353-2916 or email email@example.com.
No, you may only register for one registration type only.
When you attend SECO 100, you’re investing in your profession, your practice, your patients and your future. Choose from registration options designed for a variety of budgets and access special group discounts when you bring your team. For a full list of registration categories and prices, please visit https://attendseco.com/in-person-registration/
The Build-A-Package and Congress packages have the option to add a Spouse/Guest package and allows access to SECO’s Optometry Marketplace. Guests are not eligible to earn continuing education credits. Children age 18 and younger may attend SECO100 at no charge. SECO verifies the ages of attendees registered in this category on-site. Children may not attend continuing education courses.
Students may attend SECO100 at no charge. To qualify, students must be enrolled at an accredited University or College. An ID or proof is required to process registration.
To qualify for the Faculty registration discount rate, an attendee must be a full-time faculty member at an accredited Optometric University or College. An ID for proof is required to process registration.
The cancellation policy for SECO100 is as follows:
All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing by February 15, 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org. All approved cancellation requests will be processed after SECO 100 in the form of a credit rollover. You will receive notification of your credit rollover within 60 days of processing. Credit rollovers are valid for SECO 2024 continuing education only. Please note that no refunds will be issued for any approved cancellation requests or for any no-shows.
• Credit rollovers will not be granted for unused hours
• Credit rollovers can be transferred to another person from the same company
• Credit rollover will expire if not used by SECO 2024
• No refunds will be given if the credit rollover is not used in full
• Refunds will not be issued for cancellation requests
• Refunds will not be issued for no-shows
The National Academy of Opticianry (NAO) is pleased to announce FREE SECO 2023 registration for their NAO members in honor of SECO’s centennial celebration and the first NAO-developed educational track for Opticians at SECO 100. This package (valued at $341.) includes continuing education*, access to the exhibit hall, the infamous Saturday Night Party, as well as the Friday night party for Opticians, Technicians, and Paras!
SECO 100 will take place March 1 – 5, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. A $100 fully refundable reservation fee is required at the time of registration to hold your seats in the courses you register to attend. Upon verifying your attendance onsite at SECO, the reservation fee will be refunded to the original method of payment within 30 days of the conclusion of the event. *See below for complete terms and conditions.
To register, visit https://attendseco.com/register/, and in the “Start New Registration” section on the first page of your registration dashboard use promo code NAO23 and next enter your NAO member number. If you need any assistance during the registration process, please contact Cheryl Simmons, SECO registration manager, at email@example.com or 770/451-8206 ext. 113.
Need to renew or sign-up for an NAO membership, click here (https://www.nao.org/join-now/). Questions regarding your membership can be directed to the National Academy of Opticianry (Brian.Iciek@nao.org), Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Eastern), or by phone at 800/229-4828.
The National Academy of Opticianry and SECO International would like to thank VSP for their support of this free registration promotion for SECO 100!
*Terms and Conditions: A $100 refundable deposit is required at the time of registration. The deposit will be refunded if the registration is canceled by February 15, 2023, or after confirmation of attendance at the Congress. All refunds will be processed within 30 days following SECO 100 and via the original payment method. If you are unable to attend, the registration package has no cash value and is only valid for SECO 100, March 1 – 5, 2023, in Atlanta, Georgia. This promotional registration package does not include workshops or edutainment continuing education courses and is non-transferable. By registering for SECO 100, you agree to the terms and conditions of this promotional program, and the attendee consents to the collection and use of their personal data as outlined in this statement, including the use and provision of their personal data for direct marketing. Attendees’ information is kept in SECO’s database and used by SECO and the NAO to assist in providing event-related information and selected products and services which may be of interest to the Attendee and which will be communicated by letter, phone, email, or other electronic means. The personal information (including e-mail address) provided by Attendee will be held by SECO in the company’s database and may be shared with the sponsor for direct marketing purposes. Please note, however, that SECO may also release the Attendee’s personal data if required by law. All other terms and conditions for participation at the SECO 100 Congress is available during the registration process. If you do not wish your personal data to be stored, you may request that your personal data not be stored or provided to the sponsor by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.