Lynnwood Convention Center Welcomes SightConnection

(LYNNWOOD, WA) - SMG, the Worldwide Leader in Convention and Entertainment Management, is proud to announce that SightConnection (formerly Community Services for the Blind and Partially Sighted) will be holding its second annual Insight: A Low Vision Expo on May 21, 2011 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Lynnwood Convention Center. 

Insight: A Vision Expo includes an all day vendor fair and assistive learning lab with hands on demonstrations of modern technology and accessible computer devices as well as keynote speaker, Russell Van Gelder, MD, PhD and Director of UW Medicine Eye Institute, presenting "Forward With Hope: Research in Regenerative Medicine in the Eye." 

SightConnection expects the second annual event to draw a wide variety of participants. This event is open to the public with a $20 suggested donation.

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About The Lynnwood Convention Center

Opened in 2005 in Lynnwood, Washington, the Lynnwood Convention Center is situated in the heart of Washington's aerospace, high tech and bio-med corridor. Conveniently located near I-5, I-405 and Hwy 99, the Center offers individualized meeting spaces with full on-site audiovisual and electrical support, and first class, 5-star resort quality in-house catering. The facility has adopted green/sustainable initiatives that include composting, an extensive recycling program, and transitioning to the use of all green chemicals. The Lynnwood Convention Center, owned by the Lynnwood Public Facilities District, and is managed by SMG. For more information, visit Frontier is the official Wi-Fi partner and Media Lounge sponsor of the Lynnwood Convention Center.

About SMG

Since 1977, SMG has provided management services to over 215 public assembly facilities including arenas, stadiums, theatres and performing arts centers, and convention, congress and exhibition centers. With facilities across the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Canada, Europe and the Middle East, SMG manages more than 11 million square feet (1.1 million square meters) of exhibition space. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides construction and design consulting, pre-opening services, venue management, sales, marketing, event booking, and programming. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through an in house catering company, Savor..., currently servicing 65 accounts worldwide. For additional company information, visit