Visionary Class Sponsorship

$9,500 for all NYSSO Educational Programs (value $12,000)
Become a NYSSO Visionary Class Sponsor and earn your ticket into educational programs annually!
This full sponsorship combines premium In-Person Event Sponsorships and the Industry Partner sponsorship into one package. NYSSO's Industry Partner sponsorship provides live networking and continuing education credits at locations across the state. Audience includes independent opticians, opticians working in a medical setting, contact lens practitioners and those working for retail establishments.

Becoming a Visionary Class Sponsor demonstrates your commitment to opticianry, and gives you opportunities to meet face-to-face with existing and prospective clients, strengthen relationships and promote your goods and services.


  • EXCLUSIVE sponsorship access to six Regional Symposiums: three fall and three spring.
  • Face to face events (when social distancing will allow) which will be augmented with the following:


  • Up to 8 Webinars
  • A customized strike page on the NYSSO Website
  • A banner ad in NYSSO’s monthly e-newsletter, the Eye Opener
  • A banner ad on the NYSSO website
  • Identification as a Visionary Class Sponsor along with your company logo and website link prominently displayed on the NYSSO website
  • Your company logo prominently displayed and a link to your website in all e-mail event promotions

    At In Person Events
  • A complimentary vendor table and one registration at each In Person event to display
  • Placement of your promotional items or literature at the registration desk
  • Recognition from the moderator at each event
  • Registration list (of attendees who did not optout) sent to you after each meeting
  • Reserve your Visionary Class Sponsorship today!

Another Way to Reach Our Members: Be an Event Exhibitor

Achieve maximum exposure at our in-person events, with dedicated time scheduled for our members to network with vendors.

The exhibitor fee is $500 and includes a 6-foot table with two chairs, either in the foyer at registration or directly in the Continuing Education meeting room.

Exhibitors will also be featured in our eblasts and social media campaigns leading up to the event.

Interested in supporting NYSSO and becoming an exhibitor at an upcoming event?

Contact NYSSO Headquarters at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact your local Regional Director found under the "About Us" menu section under Leadership.

Thank You to NYSSO's Visionary Class Sponsors

Below are companies who have demonstrated deep support for NYSSO through their financial contributions and by providing expertise on a variety of topics for our continuing education programs. We thank them for their commitment to NYSSO. 

Cherry Optical 450x167

Cherry Optical Lab, an independent optical lab obsessed with making two things:

  1. The world's best lenses
  2. The world's happiest humans*
    *Our employees, our customers, and their customers

We boldly believe that an optical lab’s job is to work for eyecare providers to deliver perfection for their patients, regardless of the prescription.
The Short Story: If you want it, we can make it.
The Long Story: We pride ourselves on being the most innovative, service-driven optical laboratory. While other optical laboratories may be bigger, our expert craftsmen, cutting-edge technology and access to unmatched inventory ensure that nobody is a better fit than Cherry.

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Essilor New Logo

Essilor’s mission is improving lives by improving sight. This means we work every day to protect and correct eyesight by designing, manufacturing and distributing quality vision care solutions worldwide.
But that’s not all. We invest in raising awareness of the importance of good vision, support eyecare professionals, invent new technologies and products, and support philanthropic initiatives because we believe everyone deserves to see life and all its detail with the best vision possible.

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