Advertisers & Sponsors

Job and other advertising

Job advertisements are carried in Parallel Vision, BIOS's monthly magazine for members. Product, brand and training course adverts are also accepted.

BIOS accepts advertisements on a cash-with-order basis. Contact bios@orthoptics.org.uk for more info or to place an order, or call +44 (0) 203 853 9797.


One insertion in Parallel Vision plus email blast to BIOS members: £600 (1/2 page) or £850 (full page). These prices are not subject to VAT.

BIOS accepts one-off advertisements on a cash-with-order basis only. Failure to pay before the deadline will mean that your advertisement is not placed.

Artwork requirements

  • Full Page: 195mm wide x 255mm high
  • Half page: 195mm wide x 125mm high

Artwork must be supplied in one of the following formats:

  • Press-Ready PDF. All images converted to CMYK @ 300dpi. All fonts embedded. No bleed or trim marks required.
  • Hi-res jpeg or tiff file. CMYK, 300dpi. No bleed or trim marks required.
  • Illustrator file. All fonts outlined. No bleed or trim marks required.
  • Indesign file (Mac). Please supply linked images and fonts.


Your order, copy, artwork and payment must all be received by BIOS on or before the 10th of the month of publication of Parallel Vision. For advertising in BIOJ, please contact us.

Event sponsorship

BIOS runs a variety of events at regional and national level, for members and non-members. A variety of sponsorship opportunities exist for reputable brands in the world of orthoptics. Please contact us for more information.

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

Salisbury House · Station Road
Cambridge · CB1 2LA
United Kingdom