Target and engage audiences at our range of events

We have an annual programme of events for members and non-members  across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, that are designed to support them in all modes of practise and career stages. Our event opportunities range from exclusive event sponsorship to standard inserts in delegates’ packs and everything in between. In addition, all of our packages can be tailored to suit your business objectives and budget.

For more information on how our events programme can work for you please contact our commercial team on, or 020 7549 2064.

Our events

There may be variations within each of our range of events below, but most deliver vital CET points to optometrists, dispensing opticians, IP and therapeutic optometrists and contact lens opticians.

100% Optical

Taking place in February, 100% Optical attracts over 6000 visitors from the UK and abroad, and through the AOP delivers the highest quality education across seven themed hubs.

Peer discussion roadshows

Our peer discussion roadshows are delivered throughout the year across the UK to support optometrists and dispensing opticians access clinical discussion in peer-based scenarios.

Legal roadshows

Our legal roadshows provide guidance on legal aspects of optometry, using a the case study, Staying on the right side of the law (and the GOC) at various UK locations throughout the year.

Hospital Optometrists Annual Conference

A dedicated event supporting hospital optometrists in developing and maintaining their clinical excellence in an NHS environment.

Therapeutics and IP conference

Education Destination is our annual conference for  therapeutics optometrists, independent prescribers (IP) and those who are thinking of taking their IP qualification. It is delivered in partnership with SECO International.

National Optical Conference

We bring together over 250 representatives from the optical sector including all 81 Local Optical Committees to debate the current issues affecting the profession.

AOP Awards

The event delivers an opportunity to recognise the outstanding achievements made by practitioners in the sector. It also delivers an opportunity for organisations to align their brands in support of the sector.

Student Conference

Our yearly student event offers the opportunity to meet with practitioners of the future. Positive engagement with students early in the career can deliver brand ambassadors for your business.