Welcome to the Opticians Association of Ohio!

Our mission is to enhance the quality and growth of opticianry.

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the Opticians Association of Ohio

2021  –  2022  Professional Development Education Events!

Central Annual Professional Development Conference

September 18-19, 2021
Hilton, Columbus/Polaris
8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43240
(614) 885-1600 Reservations

NCLE Review 

September 18, 2021
Hilton, Columbus/Polaris
8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43240
(614) 885-1600

ABO Review 

September 19, 2021
8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43240
(614) 885-1600

Northeast Annual Professional Development Conference

March 18-19, 2022
Hilton Garden Inn
8971 Wilcox Dr
Twinsburg, Ohio. 44087
(330) 405-4488

Southwest Annual Professional Development Conference

February 26-27, 2022
5978 Boymel Dr.
Fairfield, Ohio  45014

A proud member of the Opticians Association of America.

Thank You 2021 Partners For Your Generous Support of OAO

Diamond Partner

Platinum Partners

Luxottica Eye Care
National Federation of Schools

Gold Partners

Faniel Eyewear

Silver Partners

Westgroupe USA

Carl Zeiss

Custom Partners

A & A Optical


Dowton Abbey

Crooked Rivers

Europa Eyewear

R & D Optical Lab

Ultra Palm Optical

Become a member today!

Active Member
Ohio Licensed or Certified Dispensing Optician
Affiliate Member
Corporate Membership. Does not include individual members.
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Online Continuing Education Courses

OAO members receive a 20% discount on more than 100 online courses offering Ohio continuing education credit through Quantum Optical.

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