In order to thrive, independent practitioners also need to operate sound business as well as clinical practices. Recognising this fact, the focus of our event has always been biased towards business development and simply being the most commercially successful practice you can be. If you work in independent practice, whether optician or optometrist, practice owner or practice team member - you are ALL welcome to attend.
For 2018 we are endeavouring to make our conference more accessible by taking it to the people. This year we have taken another brave step in changing from our established 2-day programme in order to run an exciting new afternoon-evening roadshow format. The high quality content past delegates have come to expect remains, it's just more focused and coming to a venue nearer to you!
This years theme is focussing on the tightrope all independents walk between being clinicians and retailers. We have the usual top speaker line-up including practice owners who will share their own unique perspective on independent practice and how they’ve managed balancing the eyecare versus eyewear conundrum.
As always we look forward to meeting friends old and new once again, in order to celebrate all that's good about being independent!
We're going on tour! This year we've decided to mix things up a bit and so, rather than our usual 2-day conference format, we are taking the event to 3 venues around the country. What won't change is the top-notch speaker programme, business workshops and a smattering of CET.find out more
This years theme is focussing on the tightrope all independents walk between being clinicians and retailers. We have a top speaker line-up including of marketers, retail design experts and practice owners who will share their own unique perspective on this conundrum.find out more
This years annual conference is part of the exciting new roadshow format we've embarked on with the iDay team. We are looking forward to taking the event 'on tour' in order to meet more of our members who perhaps struggle to find the time to attend our usual annual conference.find out more
See what all the fuss has been about over the last 13 years! Take a peek at the video highlights, as well as catching up on previous Independents Days.find out more
More Speakers Announced...
Following the announcement that this year’s Independents Day (iDay) and National Eyecare Group road show theme is ‘Balanc ...