Illuminate Tomorrow: Become a Visionary Industry Partner for Our
2024 Laser Focused on the Future Congress Event!

October 17-20, 2024 | The Hyatt Regency, Portland, OR

2024 Industry Partner Prospectus


Interested in Being a Part of 2024 Congress?

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Learn About Our 2024 GWCO Congress - This year's Congress is Laser Focused on the Future
The 2024 Congress will be held on October 17-20 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Portland, Oregon. Congress enables attendees to participate in innovative learning formats and engaging meetings. We help partners take advantage of sharing their products, services, and research with optometric professionals from throughout the twelve great western states and beyond.

GWCO Congress Is Your Opportunity to:

  • Attract and influence attendees at every stage of their career
  • Discover new clients and untapped business opportunities
  • Meet new collaborators and reconnect with colleagues
  • Network in the Exhibit Hall, during receptions and social events, and at a multitude of other Congress events and activities
  • Succeed alongside returning sponsors and exhibitors and leave with a newfound respect for what the GWCO Congress can enable your company to accomplish

GWCO Is a Nonprofit Organization that:

  • Provides a common voice for members within organized optometry
  • Provides financial support to 12 member state associations
  • Enhances professional development
  • Facilitates communication

Policies & Information

Cancellation Policy: Full refunds will be sent for written cancellations emailed or postmarked no more than 30 days after purchase minus a $500 processing fee. There will be no refunds if cancellations are made after 30 days of purchase. Please note, sponsorship do not go into effect until payment of your Sponsorship is paid in full.

Privacy Policy: We will not sell or rent your personal contact information to other companies. The Great Western Council of Optometry (GWCO) cannot be held liable for events beyond its control, such as acts of God, government regulations, disasters or weather-related hazards, civil unrest, acts of terrorism, or any other emergency, making it inadvisable or impossible to hold the Congress. GWCO will make every effort to inform participants of any cancellation as soon as possible to enable participants to cancel hotel and flight arrangements.