Attendee Experience at GWCO's First Virtual Congress

We Look Forward to Having Fun with You!

GWCO Virtual Congress is going to deliver cutting-edge education—but don’t think for one minute that we won’t also be having fun! This event is going to be so much more than a venue for you to earn CE credits. Read more to find out what you can expect as an attendee at our Virtual Congress.

Thank You for Attending

Dr. Dan Diamond, GWCO Virtual Congress Emcee

GWCO Virtual Congress will be emceed by Dr. Dan Diamond. An experienced family physician and an award-winning educator, Dr. Diamond is well known for creating exciting learning environments. He will keep you engaged and leave you with an experience you won’t forget. 

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Network in the Congress Lounge

GWCO wanted to find a way to help you meet fellow attendees so you can connect and network during this time when many of us miss the human connection. Take time to visit the Congress Lounge inside the Virtual Congress platform, and participate in networking on our group Slack and in our LinkedIn Forum.

Join Slack
Join the LinkedIn Forum

Daily Prize Drawings — Win an Amazon Gift Card

During the closing remarks of Congress, each day, our event emcee will randomly draw the name one lucky attendee to receive one of three Amazon gift cards. Recipients must be present online during the drawing to win.

Friday Prize: $100
Saturday Prize: $200
Sunday Prize: $300

#GWCOdeco2020 Costume Contest — $200 Prize 

Dress to impress in the GWCO Deco 2020 Costume Contest!

Even though we aren't able to meet up in person, we can still take advantage of this year's Congress theme. To enter our Roaring 1920s themed Costume Contest, share a photo of you dressed to impress on Twitter by September 19, 2020. Make sure you tag @GWCOOptometry and use the hashtag #GWCOdeco2020. The winner of the $200 gift card will be announced and on the final day of GWCO Congress.


Submissions for the Costume Contest


Special Creative Shout Out to GWCO President, Dr. Hilary Hawthorne  


Win $200 in the GWCO Exhibit Hall Marketplace!

Take some time to meet all of this year's exhibitors and thank them for going virtual! Everyone is disappointed that we can't meet in person this year, but we are bringing the fun to you online. There are plenty of ways to interact with our exhibitors. Once you have access to the Virtual Congress platform, visit all of the exhibitors and we will randomly select one of the booth visitors to win a prize!