the 2017 Schedule of Events and class list.

The 2017 OAC Convention is March 25 - 26, 2017 at the Ameristar Black Hawk Casino and Resort.

Please note the 2017 convention will again fall on Saturday and Sunday.

Registration deadline is Monday March 20th. After this date attendance fee will be an additional $20.

Guests may make their reservations at Ameristar by doing either of the following:

1. Call 1-855-888-7282 and speak with one of our Guest Service Agents. When your guests call in please inform them to give the group code OACD17A with group name OPTICIANS ASSOCIATION OF COLORADO ANNUAL CONVENTION.

2. Make your hotel reservation online at

    a. From the Home page, select the Hotel Reservations tab at the top. 

    b. Select Black Hawk.

    c. In the “Special offer Code” field, enter OACD17A.

    d. Click the “Check Rates” button and all available dates & rates will come up for the conference.

2017 Convention Registration or ABO Prep Class $160

Please use the appropriate Paypal button below to pay for your registration after completing the form. No PayPal account is necessary all major credit cards are accepted through PayPal. Thank you for your continued support of the OAC.


Standard Booth: $350


Standard Booth + Electrical Outlet Access: $385


Double Booth: $600


Double Booth + Electrical Outlet Access: $635

Our Mission:

To promote the growth of our profession by holding ourselves and The Association accountable to the highest standard of integrity and patient care. To increase our level of expertise through educational opportunities, business relationships and community focused activities. To network together to encourage the advancement of technology for better vision resources tomorrow.