• Annual Meeting Attendance Figures

      2018
    Chicago
    2017
    New
    Orleans
    2016
    Chicago
    2015
    Las Vegas
    2014
    Chicago
    2013
    New
    Orleans
    Domestic Physicians 8,690 8,105 8,444 9,111 8,277 8,108
    International Physicians 4,260 3,728 5,308 6,373 5,276 4,817
    Health Professionals 2,283 2,281 2,361 2,821 2,328 2,458
    Spouses/Guests 1,174 1,284 1,395 1,801 1,323 1,482
    Exhibitors 7,742 7,473 7,922 8,249 7,430 7,194
    Total Attendance 24,149 22,871 25,430 28,355 24,634 24,059
    No. of Exhibiting Companies 537 537 560 585 620 589
    Square Feet of Exhibit Space 224,900 233,300 238,700 238,400 240,000 236,500

    Subspecialty Day Attendance Figures

      2018
    Chicago
    2017
    New
    Orleans
    2016
    Chicago
    2015
    Las Vegas
    2014
    Chicago
    2013
    New
    Orleans
    Cornea 1,069 992 1,090 1,275 770 749
    Glaucoma 1,310 1,171 1,344 1,311 1,101 1,060
    Neuro-Ophthalmology n/a 313 n/a 489 n/a 308
    Ocular Oncology and Pathology 138 n/a 159 n/a 133 n/a
    Oculofacial Plastic Surgery 364 356 441 n/a 414 473
    Pediatric Ophthalmology 483 363 500 466 492 416
    Refractive Surgery 1,132 1,029 1,191 1,271 1,047 1,171
    Retina 3,435 3,175 3,518 3,699 3,579 3,459
    Uveitis 305 n/a 356 n/a 279 n/a
    Total Attendance 8,236 7,399 8,599 8,511 7,815 7,636