The Visionary Annual Awards aim to recognise and celebrate the impactful services delivered by sight loss charities and the positive difference you make to the lives of blind and partially sighted people. Highlighting the achievements of local charities helps share good practice across the sector and draws attention to the talent, expertise and impact of … Continued

Call for nominations for the Visionary Annual Awards 2020

Connect – Develop – Share This year’s Visionary annual conference will be held online across three short days, 18 to 20 November 2020. Although we are sad we will not be getting together face-to-face, we are really pleased to share that the event will now be free of charge to all members. Also, the conference … Continued

Save the Date for the Visionary online annual conference, 18 to 20 November 2020

The provisional date for the Visionary Annual Conference 2020 is 18-20 November 2020. Please save the date and look out your chance to register for exclusive early bird rates if you book for next year.

Save the Date – Visionary Annual Conference 2020

The Visionary Annual Conference 2019 is happening this week and we are looking forward to seeing so many of our members there. To help with planning for your arrival and departure times please click here for the full programme. The conference this year will again be held at Aston Conference Centre in Birmingham on Thursday 14 … Continued

Annual Conference 2019: Full Programme Available

Through the awards we aim to recognise and celebrate the impactful services delivered by local sight loss charities and the positive difference made to the lives of blind and partially sighted people. Highlighting the achievements of local charities helps share good practice across the sector and draws attention to the talent and expertise out there! … Continued

2019 Visionary Awards voting now open!

Through the awards we aim to recognise and celebrate the impactful services delivered by local sight loss charities and the positive difference made to the lives of blind and partially sighted people. Highlighting the achievements of local charities helps share good practice across the sector and draws attention to the talent and expertise out there! … Continued

2019 Visionary Award for Inspirational Service Delivery sponsored by Blind Veterans UK

Naqi Rizvi is an engineer by qualification, a banker by profession and a sportsman by passion. Despite being the only one in his entire batch with a physical disability, he graduated with the highest grade to obtain a degree in Industrial Engineering. He then pursued further education and completed his master’s degree in Systems Engineering/Technology … Continued

Naqi Haider Rizvi

Exhibitors We have a fantastic line up of exhibitors for you this year, including; technology, legal advice and leisure. See below for more information about each exhibition and to view the exhibition map.   Stand 1: Associated Optical Since 1983 Associated Optical has sought to provide eye-care professionals with innovative magnification devices to further enhance … Continued

Visionary’s Annual Conference Exhibition

Aston Conference Centre Aston University, Aston Street, Birmingham, B4 7ET After reviewing and visiting various locations we have decided to, once again, hold our conference at Aston Conference Centre in Birmingham. The venue has repeatedly received high praise from our previous delegates and we can find no other location that is so centrally located for … Continued

Venue

Children and young people are the voice of the future.  Our keynote addresses will share the opportunities and inspiration that can be gained from the younger members of our community. Colin Low – Lord Low of Dalston CBE Colin has been President of Visionary since 2010. Former Chair, now Vice President of RNIB, and former … Continued

Day 1 Speakers

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