Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

Where will the main events of Optometry's Meeting® 2018 be held?
Optometry's Meeting exhibits, continuing education, and major events will take place at the Colorado Convention Center located at 700 14th St., Denver, CO 80202.
What is the event schedule?
View the Conference at a Glance and Conference Highlights for the main conference highlights. These will be updated frequently as events are added. View the highlights and schedule at a glance under the Students and Paraoptometric dropdowns for their events.
What is the dress code for the conference?
Business casual unless otherwise noted. Meeting rooms tend to be cool, and the AOA/AOSA recommends that you pack a light jacket or sweater to wear while attending sessions.

Who do I contact for questions?
For inquiries about program content and general information, email

For registration questions, issues or assistance, call 484.398.0856 or email

For housing questions, call the housing bureau at 866-546-4300 (972-349-5409 for international calls) or email

How can I reserve a meeting room for my exhibiting company, school or college of optometry, or association?
For inquiries, please email for information.  


When does Optometry's Meeting 2018 registration open?
Registration is open. Click here for more information. Click here to register. 

Hotel Information

When will I be able to reserve hotel rooms in the Optometry's Meeting block?
You can already reserve rooms in Denver in the housing block. Click here for housing and reservation information. Click here for hotel information and rates. Click here to reserve a hotel room.
Are the hotels within walking distance of the Colorado Convention Center or is shuttle service available to the Convention Center each day?
All hotels are within easy walking distance of the Convention Center. Shuttle service is not provided.

Location Information

What is the weather like in June in Denver?
June is a nice time to explore Denver and the surrounding area as the weather is mostly comfortable to warm. The afternoon high temperatures generally will reach the mid-70s to upper 80s while the lows will dip into the 50s to near 65.
How do I get to the Colorado Convention Center? Is parking available?
Bus and light rail offer eco-friendly transportation around the city and to and from the airport. Click here for transportation information and driving directions to the convention center. The convention center provides access to a 1,000-space onsite covered parking garage open 24 hours. Click here for more information and rates.

How do I get to a particular restaurant or place?
Visit the concierge desk or front desk staff of your hotel for information.

Who do I contact if I have special needs?
Indicate during registration (online or phone) that you require special services in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. An AOA staff member will contact you.

Travel Information

How can an international visitor receive a personalized invitation to Optometry's Meeting?
International visitors will be able to request an invitation during the online registration process.