2018 Transitions Innovation Awards Winners

Over 915 industry professionals from thirty-one countries in North and South America gathered this week at the J.W. Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando for the 23rd annual Transitions Academy. During the two-day, invitation-only event – themed “Light Years Ahead” – attendees took part in professional development and product technology workshops; heard from experts and educators on marketing and industry trends; and learned from their peers and partners.

Over the course of the event, Drew Smith, director, North America channels, led Transitions Optical’s 2018 Transitions Innovation Awards program. The six category winners were as follows:

Professional Eyecare Associates of America (PECAA) was named Best in Training;
Sheena Taff was named Best in Marketing;
Costco Optical was named Canada Retailer of the Year;
National Vision, Inc. was named U.S. Retailer of the Year;
Weaver Eye Associates was named Eyecare Practice of the Year;
Amanda Rights, O.D. of Blue Ridge Vision, was named the 2018 Transitions Brand Ambassador.