Be Seen as a 2020 GWCO Partner

Join Us at the 2020 GWCO Congress

GWCO is excited to bring optometric professionals and industry supporters a virtual event this Fall in lieu of our in-person Congress. Our leaders, education team, and staff are updating the original program for our new online platform that will enable attendees to participate in innovative learning formats and engaging spaces.  An updated prospectus of offerings will be posted soon. If you have any immediate questions please reach out to the GWCO office via email at [email protected].

Enhance your visibility at the Great Western Council of Optometry (GWCO) Annual Congress, one of the premier events for optometric professionals to gather for education seminars, networking, and product and service shopping.  A veritable social register of Optometric Industry key players, do not miss this chance for your products, services, and research to grab the attention of more than 1,000 attendees.


GWCO Congress Is Your Opportunity to:

  • Attract and influence attendees at every stage of their career — from students and entry-level optometrists to leaders in the field
  • Discover new clients and untapped business opportunities
  • Meet new collaborators and reconnect with colleagues
  • Network in the Exhibit Hall Marketplace, during receptions and social events, and at a multitude of other Congress events and activities
  • Succeed alongside nearly 100 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 13 member state associations
  • Enhances professional development
  • Facilitates communication

 Through the sustained and important contributions of its partners in seeing the Optometric Industry thrive, GWCO has given back more than $2,000,000 in non-dues revenue to its member states since 1997!