Vision Expo is pleased to announce Lilliana Vazquez will moderate its inaugural EYE2EYE series with award-winning artist Common. Vazquez is a multi-media personality that has acted as a host, influencer, style advisor and producer for the biggest names in entertainment, including working as a contributor for NBC’s TODAY Show and correspondent for Access Hollywood.

Vazquez will lead the inspirational and empowering conversation with Common as he shares his experiences of storytelling, messaging and his passion for creativity. The event will take place in new Exhibit Hall destination the BRIDGE on Friday, March 22, 5 p.m.–5:45 p.m. with a 15-minute Q&A to follow.

In her time in the entertainment industry, Vazquez has covered the latest in technology, business, travel, entertainment and lifestyle as well as lending style expertise to segments including E! News, Wendy Williams, The Talk and The Rachael Ray Show. Additionally, Vazquez has served as an ambassador, spokesperson and content creator for some of the most recognized brands in the world.

“Having these two extremely talented and dynamic individuals come to Vision Expo is an amazing opportunity for all attendees,” said Mitch Barkley, The Vision Council’s vice president of trade shows and meetings. “We are looking forward to having the optical community come together this week in New York City to hear this inspiring conversation.”

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