For Exhibitors & Sponsors

Dedicated to education and events for optometrists in corporate practice and featuring an interactive exhibit hall, the AACO Annual Conference is a great place to connect directly with leaseholders, franchise owners, and their optometrist associates! 

NEW Exhibitor & Sponsorship Opportunities 

Reserve your exhibit today by completing this form or contact Tiffany A. Jackson, CAE, at [email protected]

Exhibit Details
  • Each exhibit comes with a table and two chairs.
  • 2 exhibitor registrations are included (additional exhibitor registration may be purchased for $50.00 each)




Attendee-Exhibitor interaction:

  • "Minute to Win It" 60 second introduction during the Welcome Lunhc on 11/12 & prize raffle drawing
  • Passports: Attendees are asked to visit each exhibit and get a "stamp", once their passport is complete they qualify for a prize drawing.
  • Travel Grants: Conference attendees are assigned 3 exhibitors to have a 10-minute appointment with, they are also asked to select a minimum of three additional exhibitor appointments. AACO member attendees that complete a minimum of 6 appointments, qualify for a travel grant.   

Exhibitor Registration & Hotel  

  • To register exhibitors, please complete this form
  • Reserve your hotel room at the Gaylord Opryland today! AACO Conference attendees will receive a discounted rate of $199.00 per night (taxes fees not included - while supplies last). Reserve Now

Exhibit Set-up /Tear-down Hours

  • November 11th 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm (set-up)
  • November 12th 7:00 am - 10:00 am (set-up)
  • November 13th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm (tear down, after recepetion) or
  • November 14th  12:00 noon (tear down after optional extended hours)

Gaylord Opryland Hotel Shipping Instructions click here

Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

Amplify your marketing exposure by sponsoring an event or giveaway item - reserve by October 15th (open to exhibitors, while supplies last): 

  • AACO Tote Bags $1500.00 (includes the production, your logo will appear with AACO logo) 
  • Badge Lanyards $1500.00 (includes production, your logo will appear with AACO logo) 
  • PPE Kits $1500.00 (includes production, your logo will appear with AACO logo on the kit bag)
  • AACO Attendee Water Bottles $550.00 (includes production, your logo will appear with AACO logo) 
  • Your Company Educational Video (non-CE) added to the schedule for the AACO Knowledge Center Video Lounge $1000
  • Lunch Sponsorship 2 opportunites:  1 available (on 11/13) $3500
  • Breakfast Sponsorship $2500
  • Coffee Break Sponsorship $1000

Who's Exhibiting This Year?

Spaces are still available, contact Tiffany Jackson: [email protected] to reserve your space