O=MEGA19 Awards for Excellence finalists announced

This year’s O=MEGA19 Awards of Excellence have shortlisted the very best in fashion, innovation and technology as submitted by O=MEGA exhibitors and judged by an expert independent panel consisting of Professor Fiona Stapleton PhD, UNSW; Steven Daras, Teacher, Optical Dispenser & Course Coordinator TAFE Digital;  Richard Banks, Independent Optometrist; and Lyndal Frollano, former Creative Director Harper’s Bazaar Magazine.

 

Three finalists have been chosen for each of the twelve award categories, with winners to be announced at O=MEGA19 on the Bausch & Lomb Knowledge Centre Stage on Friday 19 July at 2pm.

 

FINALISTS (in alphabetical order)

 

OPTICAL FRAMES WOMEN

Eyes Right Optical - Koali – 20055K VCB03

Nine Eyewear  - Nine Origin 2730

MIMO - Silhouette 20 Years TMA Special Edition (Model 1589/75)

 

OPTICAL FRAMES MEN

Marchon Eyewear - Lacoste (Paris collection) – L2504PC

Rodenstock - Retro R7082

Van Staveren Eyewear - Martin Wells – Saxon

 

SUNGLASSES

Eyes Right Optical - Gatsby (2771)

Fritz Distribution - Fritz Frame - Farfetched         

Maui Jim - Kami (GDS7787-05C)

 

CHILDREN'S FRAMES

Mod Style - Tweety - Kaleidoscope

Tomato Glasses - Tomato Glasses TKDC16

Tomato Glasses - Jacardi (JA0087-Zg)

 

SPORTS EYEWEAR

Bolle - Shifter – RXs

European Eyewear - Titanflex Model-820812

Maui Jim - Local Kine (GM810-27M)

 

LENS DESIGN

Essilor - OSA – Intuitiv

Hoya - MyStyle Profile

Rodenstock - Impression FreeSign 3 DNEye PRO

 

LENS COATING

Hoya - Sensity Shine

Marchon / VSP Optics - `SunSync – SunSync Elite

Rodenstock - X-tra Clean

 

DISPENSING EQUIPMENT

Hilco - Bionic Thumb

Rodenstock - DNEye Scanner 2

Zeiss - VisuFit 1000

 

CONSULTING ROOM EQUIPMENT

Optimed - Revo FC

Optos - Monaco

ZEISS - Clarus 500

 

ACCESSORIES

Good Optical - Anti-Bacterial Eye Compress

Optica Life Accessories - Full photo Printed Case

ZEISS - ZEISS Lens Wipes

 

PRODUCT ENVIRONMENT (POS, RETAIL)

Eyes Right Optical - OGA POS (Banner, Showcards, Perspex Brand Block)

Maui Jim - Pop Up Pedestal Display Unit

Stepper Australia - ZEISS EYEWEAR Architekt Kollektion Display KIT

 

CONTACT LENSES

Alcon - Dailies Total 1 – Contact Lenses

Bausch & Lomb - Ultra for Astigmatism

VTi/CLC Aust. - NaturalVue (EtafilconA) Multifocal 1 Day

 

O=MEGA19 is the largest education, eyecare and eyewear event in Australia, replacing the Southern Regional Congress (SRC) and ODMA Fair.

Sally Cutler