What is The Connection? 

Attend IDOC's Annual National Conference, The Connection 2023, to network with your peers, receive high quality education, and leave inspired with new ideas to implement into your practice.

Education is available for everyone. There will be courses for every role within your practice including, Office Managers, Opticians, Optometric Techs, Front Desk, and Billers. Bring your entire staff so they are just as invested in your practice as you are.

We have incredible keynote speakers lined up as well as complimentary childcare, an expanded Sponsor Marketplace with over 40 vendor partners, Universal Citywalk Block Party you won't want to miss, and so much more! 

Stay at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld and be sure to take advantage of our discounted room rate. 


The Connection 2023 is rich with opportunities for dynamic learning and team building. Back by popular demand, roundtables are making a return in 2023, providing you with an opportunity to interact with your peers and gain new insights for practice growth.

There will be a multitude of opportunities for team bonding, including sunrise yoga , happy hours, and our Universal CityWalk Block Party.

Don’t miss your chance to dive deep into professional growth, make meaningful connections with vendors and peers, and have some fun while you’re at it!