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OAA Member Benefits

The benefits of OAA membership are real and numerous. Here are just some of the benefits of membership at all levels:

• Membership in the only national association representing opticians

• First access to industry news and product updates

• Enrollment in regular national and regional updates via targeted news blasts

• Access to national and regional event schedules

• Early access to registration and applicable discounts for the annual OAA Leadership Conference

• Opportunities to go beyond local to national involvement within the industry

• "Individual Contractor Benefits Program" via My Financial Coach at exclusive OAA group rates

• Discount on Local Eye Site employment postings

• Discount on the ABO/NCLE Certification Review Book

• Discount on Continuing Education credits from Quantum Optical

• Access to Honored Fellow status, including voting and board position opportunities

In addition, your membership helps fund initiatives such as these:

• Legislative advice and assistance to states in need (which, in turn, protects the industry nationwide)

• National professional branding and marketing efforts (e.g., billboards, social videos, apparel, promotional items, etc.) aimed at educating consumers about opticians, what they do and why they are essential

• Support for local and national outreach to underserved populations via Vision of Hope

• Helping establish new state associations

• Spearheading diversity and inclusion efforts aimed at assuring an equitable profession

• Creating opportunities for opticianry students and apprentices, which keeps the field of opticianry alive and vibrant

• Support for the National Optician Initiative, which introduces new education opportunities nationally

• Assuring national representation for opticians, both inside and outside of the industry

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