2022–2023

EXHIBIT & PROMOTIONS 

Program

SECO International, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a not-for-profit association founded in 1923 and counts as its members, practitioners in the 13 southeastern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. In addition to the thirteen-member states, SECO associated members include nationally and internationally organizations such as the Armed Forces Optometric Society (AFOS), Association of Optometrists (UK), Federacion Colombiana de Optometras (FEDOPTO), South African Optometric Association (SAOA), Trinidad & Tobago Optometrists Association, and Colegio de Optometristas de Costa Rica.

SECO International is widely acknowledged as the largest optometric educational provider in the profession. SECO International provides year-round online learning through SECO University and 400+ hours of education and learning labs at SECO’s annual meeting. 

Seco-365

Through a culmination of SECO University – the profession’s best online learning resource center, SECO’s annual meeting where thousands of professionals gather for education & networking, SECO’s Optometry’s Marketplace including the industry’s top companies representing over 900 brands, the work of over 70 volunteers throughout the year, and the resource support of our industry partners and professionals, SECO, each and every day, delivers the best in class education and resources to the profession.

SECO-U

SECO University’s robust library of education includes 420 CE courses and 838 multimedia posters for Optometrist, including 90 courses COPE accredited CE for distance learning. Also, for the office, 335 courses for Opticians, Technicians, and Paraoptometrics, Administrators. Currently, SECO University has over 6,000 annual member subscribers, plus on-demand course users and LIVE webinar participants.

SECO 100 Logo

The first major eyecare event of the year is the profession's first opportunity to see, touch, and experience the exciting innovations that are shaping the future of the profession. Attendees combine the knowledge they learned in the educational sessions and make informed purchasing decisions in face-to-face discussions, demonstrations, and special presentations right on the show floor. 

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AUDIENCE

The largest optometric educational event in the US. This meeting is promoted to the membership of 13 member states and 6 affiliate member organizations, reaching over 28,000 eye care professionals.

Optometrists

Optometric Residents

Optometry Students

Opticians

Opticianry Students

Ophthalmologists

Ophthalmic Medical Personnel

Optometric Technicians

Paraoptometrics

Practice/Business Managers

EDUCATION

SECO offers more than 400 hours of optometric continual education & 50+ contact hours for optometrists, ophthalmic technicians, opticians, ophthalmologists, paraoptometrics and practice administrators.

DIVERSE EXHIBIT HALL

Optometry’s MarketplaceTM presents 200+ exhibiting companies & over 900 brands. Discover the profession’s newest innovations.

RESERVE YOUR SPACE

Standard space: $31 per square foot 

Premium space: $32 per square foot
$300 per corner; $1200 island 

Booth includes:

• 8’ high backwall drape & 3’ sidewall drape

• listing in the Exhibit Hall directory, online and in print 

• Over 100 promotional opportunities

SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES

Reach SECO’s 56,000+ ophthalmic professional membership throughout the year and the attendees of the Annual Congress with a promotional program that is right for you!

SECO 2023 Location & Exhibit Hall Hours

Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Friday, March 3:  9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, March 4:  9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Audience

%
OD
%
AHP
%
of SECO attendees make buying decisions or recommend purchases for their businesses
%
of attendees either own or manage their practice​
%
of buyers report that SECO is the only optometry show they attend
%
of exhibitors are serious about buying and close deals totaling $25,000 or more at SECO

SEE Buyers at SECO First— As the first event of the year, SECO is the ideal place to launch your newest products. Buyers are eager to see the latest frames, lenses, medical supplies, management solutions, and more.

SECO PARTNER PROGRAM

LEVEL BENEFITS

TIER 1

TITLE PARTNER
$400,000+
OD Symposium Eligible

Title Logo:
logo presented in lock-up with the SECO 2023 logo (where applicable).

Support Branding:
represented in event promotion (including print material, digital opportunities and signage)

Program Guide Plus:
listed first within exhibitor category listings and with a logo on the exhibit hall floorplan within the official SECO Program

Saturday Night Party:
16 Tickets

OD Registrations:
8 complimentary OD attendee registrations

1st Space Selection:
select in phase 1 of booth space selection for SECO 2024

1st Housing Selection:
select in phase 1 of housing room selection for SECO 2024

TIER 2

PRESENTING PARTNER
$350,000-$399,999
OD Symposium Eligible

Support Branding:
represented in event promotion (including print material, digital opportunities and signage)

Program Guide Plus:
listed first within exhibitor category listings and with a logo on the exhibit hall floorplan within the official SECO Program

Saturday Night Party:
16 Tickets

OD Registrations:
6 complimentary OD attendee registrations

2nd Space Selection:
select in phase 2 of booth space selection for SECO 2024

2nd Housing Selection:
select in phase 2 of housing room selection for SECO 2024

TIER 3

FEATURED PARTNER
$225,000-$349,999
OD Symposium Eligible

Support Branding:
represented in event promotion (including print material, digital opportunities and signage)

Program Guide Plus:
listed first within exhibitor category listings and with a logo on the exhibit hall floorplan within the official SECO Program

Saturday Night Party:
4 Tickets

OD Registrations:
4 complimentary OD attendee registrations

3rd Space Selection:
select in phase 3 of booth space selection for SECO 2023

3rd Housing Selection:
select in phase 3 of housing room selection for SECO 2023

TIER 4

CONTRIBUTING PARTNER
$100,000-$224,999

Support Branding:
represented in event promotion (including print material, digital opportunities and signage)

Program Guide Plus:
listed first within exhibitor category listings and with a logo on the exhibit hall floorplan within the official SECO Program

Saturday Night Party:
4 Tickets

OD Registrations:
2 complimentary OD attendee registrations

4th Space Selection:
select in phase 4 of booth space selection for SECO 2024

4th Housing Selection:
select in phase 4 of housing room selection for SECO 2024

TIER 5

PROMOTIONAL PARTNER
$50,000-$99,999

Support Branding:
represented in event promotion (including print material, digital opportunities and signage)

Program Guide Plus:
listed first within exhibitor category listings and with a logo on the exhibit hall floorplan within the official SECO Program

Saturday Night Party:
2 Tickets

OD Registrations:
1 complimentary OD attendee registration

5th Space Selection:
select in phase 5 of booth space selection for SECO 2024

5th Housing Selection:
select in phase 5 of housing room selection for SECO 2024