Social Events

Get ready for a fusion of learning and fun at SECO 2024!

Beyond our compelling educational sessions, we're thrilled to announce a series of social events designed to connect you with your fellow eyecare professionals, industry leaders, and future game-changers. These social gatherings provide the perfect platform for relaxation, networking, and camaraderie within the optometry community.


SECO Saturday Night Party

March 2, 2024
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Doors Open at 8:30 PM

Join us for an unforgettable evening at SECO 2024! Experience the incredible talent of Noah Thompson, the 2022 American Idol winner, as he takes the stage at the Tabernacle Atlanta for SECO’s iconic Saturday Night Party. Get ready for a night filled with music and heartfelt performances that captured the nation's heart.


SECO Friday Night Ultimate 80s Rewind

March 1, 2024
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Omni Hotel


Join us for a night of nostalgia with the Bad Habits - The Official Eyedocs of Rock. Dress in your best 80s gear and get redy to groove.


Opticians, Paraoptometrics, Technicians, and Practice Administrators
Framed & Fabulous Networking Event

March 1, 2024
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Georgia World Congress Center, Courtyard

Opticians, Paraoptometrics, Technicians, and Practice Administrators - this one's for you! Let's celebrate the diverse roles and contributions that make our industry thrive. This event offers an ideal space to connect with peers and celebrate shared successes.


Futures in Focus Optometry Happy Hour

March 2, 2024
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Attention Optometry Students and Residents! Get ready to kick off an unforgettable evening at SECO 2024 with our Futures in Focus Optometry Happy Hour, scheduled right before the much-anticipated Saturday Night Party!

Join us at the lively Margaritaville Atlanta for an evening of networking, fun, and relaxation. It's the perfect setting to connect with peers and professionals in a casual, upbeat atmosphere. Share stories, make new friends, and enjoy delicious drinks as you gear up for the night's festivities.

Relive the Networking Moments from SECO 100

Whether you were part of the engaging crowd at SECO 100 or are planning to join us for future events, we've curated a special treat for you. Have a look at our photo gallery and experience the exciting moments that marked the centennial celebration. Our gallery showcases images from networking events at SECO 100. Witness the dynamic exchanges, professional camaraderie, and collaborative spirit that are central to SECO gatherings.

These photos encapsulate the moments when connections were made, insights were shared, and relationships were formed. They serve as a testament to the power of coming together to shape the future of eyecare.