HOYA Vision Care Canada celebrated its 75-10 Gala with customers and staff, and was a sight to see.
The Mississauga Convention Centre was the place to be on Sept.28, 2016, with a gala hosted by ET Canada’s Rick Campanelli.
The event included remarks from Consul-General Yasunori Nakayama of the Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Economic Development and Growth – Cristina Martins. Also on the agenda was an inspiring keynote address by Dr. Laurie Capogna Doctor of Optometry, co-author of the EyeFoods book collection and founder of Eye Wellness in Niagara Falls.
The evening concluded on a high note with a special performance by Canadian singer Suzie McNeil.
“The gala is an important event for HOYA. Tonight we are letting everyone know that HOYA is a strong global and local leader who makes a major contribution to the success of independent practices all over Canada” said Ahmos Henry, president of HOYA Vision Care Canada. “We are proud of being the Ally of The Independent and want to remind Eye Care Professionals that HOYA endeavors to offer the best in class quality lenses, coatings and customer care in Canada.”
The 75-10 Gala was a celebration of HOYA’s commitment to continuously create new value through innovation and cutting-edge technology in an effort to improve vision.
The Gala celebrated HOYA’s 75 years of Science, Innovation, and Technology, 20 years of HOYA’s strong presence in Canada and 10 years of Excellence in Canadian Lens Manufacturing.
Apart from the line-up of delegates and entertainment, the evening showcased a video of HOYA’s Greatest Milestones followed by a Behind the Scenes film of HOYA’s 18,000 square feet facility which serves as the Canadian headquarters, central stock lens distribution centre, and full service prescription lenses laboratory.
HOYA Vision Care Canada is a division of HOYA Corporation, a global company headquartered in Tokyo Japan with sales of approx. $5 Billion (CDN), over 34,000 global employees. R&D expenditures are over 4% of total revenue. HOYA Corporation is among the top 100 Business Week technology companies in the world and a leading supplier of innovative and indispensable high-tech products based upon its advanced optics technologies. HOYA is active in two main business segments: The Life Care segment deals in health care related products and The Information Technology segment which handles electronics and imaging related products.
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