Optical Prism July/Aug Issue Vol. 32 No. 3 - Page 52

Eye Recommend Training Event Continues Growth O ver 500 Eye Recommend members, staff and suppliers took part in the National Training Event in Edmonton, AB. The largest Western event to date. The theme for the event was “What’s Your Vision” – Build – Grow – Change – Innovate. The weekend provided attendees with networking engaging speakers and opportunities, team building entertainment that had the entire banquet room booming. Over 55 vendors exhibited at the trade show held on Friday night to an unprecedented attendance number of over 450. Final plans are well underway for the same event in Markham, Ontario in October. Modern Optical Appoints Don Coulson to Lead Canadian Business D on Coulson has joined Modern Optical Canada, a division of Modern Optical International, as Vice President of Canadian Sales and Operations. Prior to joining Modern Optical Canada, Coulson was with Hilco Canada, Optiq Frames, Viva International Group and Imperial Optical. Ken Weissman, President of Modern Optical International, comments, “Don’s stellar reputation and extensive experience with generating growth, creating innovative programs and building highperformance teams make him uniquely qualified to thoughtfully expand our presence throughout Canada. As the industry’s leading provider of value eyewear, we fill an important niche for thousands of ECPs. 50 O P T I C A L P R I S M | J U LY / A U G U S T 2 0 1 4