Association of British Dispensing Opticians

Supporting, protecting and advancing dispensing opticians in the UK and worldwide

Join ABDO for:

  • CET events
  • Dispensing Optics magazine
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Savings on a wide range of products and services

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ABDO International

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Advice from ABDO

Advice and Guidelines
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Advice for Members
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Policy and Regulation
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Business Advice
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Latest news from Dispensing Optics

Digital business awards nomination

ABDO board member, Garry Kousoulou, in the running

Optical Express launches eco awards

Awards will be open to whole profession

CoVID-19 emergency fells Mido

Show expected to take place May/June

ABDO becomes youth-friendly employer

Youth Employment UK collaboration announced

Latest events

ABDO CET – London

Friday 28th February 2020

ABDO Offices, 199 Gloucester Terrace, London, W2 6LD

ABDO CET – Derby

Monday 9th March 2020

Hilton East Midlands Airport, Junction 24, M1 Derby Road, Derby, DE74 2YZ

ABDO CET – Wigan

Sunday 15th March 2020

DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Robin Park, Wigan, WN5 0UZ

ABDO CET – London

Monday 16th March 2020

Robens Suite, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RT