For the first time ever, VisionPlus EXPO is bringing India’s most prestigious awards show to Dubai this October. With exclusive categories for optical retailers worldwide, opticians can now get the opportunity to be celebrated and recognised by peers from all across the globe.
For over seven editions now, ‘YOU&EYE’ Awards has been celebrating retailers across India. As the first and only awards for optical retailers, the coveted awards have commemorated the efforts of many stalwarts in the industry across several categories.
This year for the first time ever, VisionPlus EXPO is bringing these prestigious awards to Dubai! Retailers from the MENA region and across the globe are welcome to send in their nomination entries in order to win and get recognized as the best in the optical retail industry.
Under the category of ‘Best Eyewear Retailer’, there are two awards for each of the following regions: ‘MENA’ and the ‘Rest Of The World’, namely:
Best Eyewear Retailer — Eyewear Boutiques
Best Eyewear Retailer — Chain Stores (10+ stores)
The winners for the above awards will be chosen through the amount of customer votes that the optical retailers receive.
Next, we have the awards for ‘Best Business Partner’ for the MENA Region only. For this category there are two awards as follows:
Best Business Partner -Retail Chain (Store with 10+ stores)
Best Business Partner -Boutique Store
Winners for this category will be chosen by the industry wherein they will be selected from the nominees of the MENA region.
Opticians can submit their nominations immediately, with the deadline for sending in entries being Aug 10, 2023. As for the exciting voting process, the customers of optical retailers get the chance to show their support and vote for their favourite stores on the basis of aesthetics, service, customer experience, quality and more. Opticians in the Best Eyewear Retailer categories can also leverage their social media in order to garner votes from followers and customers online to help them with winning in their respective categories.
Opticians are also encouraged to remind their customers that the last date to send in their votes for their favorite optical retailers is Aug 20, 2023.
The winner’s night will be hosted on the second day of the VisionPlus EXPO, on Oct 18, 2023. Optical retailers will have the opportunity to be honored among their peers and celebrated on a truly international level.
The ‘YOU&EYE’ Awards are expanding to the international stage, providing opticians and retailers from all over the world with a chance to be recognized for their work and honored amongst their peers in the industry. With the submissions process commencing soon, retailers should mobilize their customers to vote for them, with the winner’s night set to be a grand celebration of excellence in the optical industry.