Proudly Presents:

Spring Spectacle

March 9 - 11, 2018 | Fort Walton Beach, FL

Join your colleagues at Spring Spectacle for another Professional Opticians of Florida exceptional education weekend. We have a full, education-packed weekend for Opticians and Apprentice Opticians.  

Earn all 20 required hours of education from highly respected practitioners and recognized industry leaders.

You can look forward to more educational options every hour so that you can choose the topics and a schedule that fit your needs. There will be eight hours available on Friday and Saturday and five on Sunday.

Ramada Plaza Beach Resort at Destin West

1500 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE

Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548

Phone: 850.243.9161

Toll Free: 800.874.8962 

*POF has negotiated a discount rate of $132/night for this event

*Enter Group Code CG18PO*

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Spring Spectacle Conference Highlights

·         Hands On Frame Fitting & Adjusting Workshop

·         World Class education available at a World Class resort

·         All 20 of Florida’s required hours of continuing education in one          weekend

·         The latest in eyewear fashions and accessories on display

·         Flexible day rates, you only pay for the days you plan to attend

·         POF’s optician friendly payment options & 100% cancellation refund policy

·         Your education dollars support your profession locally & nationally

2018 Schedule at a Glance

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Friday, March 9th -  Eight hours of CE available

10:00am    Registration Desk Opens

12:00 n       CE Courses begin at noon

6:00pm       Dinner Break

7:00pm       Two additional CE available

Saturday, March 10th -  Eight hours of CE available 

7:30am       Registration Desk Opens

8:00am       CE Courses begin at 8am

11:45am     Lunch provided then visit Optical Exhibits

1:00pm       CE Courses Resume  

5:00pm        Happy Hour in Exhibit Area

Sunday, March 11th -  Four hours of CE available

7:30am       Registration Desk Opens

8:00am       CE Courses begin at 8am

1:00pm       Last CE course ends


POF’s goal is to provide you with the friendliest service possible and to treat you as the professional that you are. We accept all major credit cards & your checks in advance & on-site.

Our cancellation policy is also professional & optician friendly. If you need to cancel for any reason, POF will give you a 100% refund, no explanation needed. Just send us a note confirming you cannot attend before the event & we will refund ALL of your money after the event.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with ADA, do you have any special requirements that we need to accommodate? Please call 850-201-2622. Pre-registration and 7 days advance written notice is required.

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Apprentice Special Package Available

Attend all three of the REQUIRED courses for Apprentices to become a Florida licensed opticians in one day at a reduced price that includes six hours of high quality education, lunch and the Happy Hour reception for only $97.00 A savings of $30

Saturday Only 

  • Florida Laws and Rules
  • Hands On Frame Fitting and Adjusting
  • Apprentice/Sponsor Orientation

Lunch in the Optical Exhibit and Happy Hour Included

By attending these three courses, you have meet of all your educational course requirements to become a Florida Licensed Optician

We are grateful to this years 

Speaker Sponsors


Join your friends and the exhibitors that will be featuring the latest in eyewear & services on Saturday during lunch and happy hour.

Exhibits Open Saturday

11:45 am - 1:00 pm   Lunch
4:45 pm - 6:00 pm    Happy Hour


Eastern States Eyewear





Pelican Optical

US Optical

If you are interested in meeting new clients by exhibiting your company's products at this event click here to register online, or download and complete the  
2018 Display Table Agreement 
and return it to POF.

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