OSA Laser Congress 2018

Laser Congress

The Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau, along with the Boston Hospitality Partners are thrilled to welcome The Optical Society to Boston. A lot has changed here recently, so be prepared to be introduced to a new Boston. Our Waterfront is booming with restaurants and harbor walks, our museums have expanded and our hotels have renovated. But not to worry, our mix of colonial charm and urban sophistication still shines through making Boston a dynamic site for meetings of all kind. 

Even though Boston is one of the largest cities in the country, its accessibility is unparalleled. And while it's easy to  see the sights on foot, Boston also has an excellent public transportation system. In addition to everything within the city limits,  some of Massachusetts' most scenic and historic towns are just a short distance from the city center and its proximity to other must-see sites all around New England, make it one of the country's most diverse and exciting locations. 


Register here for the 2018 OSA Laser Congress!

Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel

Visitor Information

BCEC Visitor Information Desk
North Lobby Information at BCEC Open during Conventions
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Visitor Information Representative Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM
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Boston Common Visitor Center Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm; Saturday & Sunday 9am-5pm

Things to Do

Museum of Fine Arts
Museums & Attractions Our museums are renowned! Our attractions are fun and dynamic!  View great...
Freedom trail tours Otis grave
Sightseeing, Tours & Trails City trolley tours, fall foliage tours, brew pub tours, sports tours, harbor tours,...
Joyful Noise at Sanders Theatre
Performing Arts & Entertainment Boston's cultural calendar is seemingly infinite. Mellow jazz clubs, rock...
Multicultural Collage
Cross Cultural Boston Explore cross cultural events, festivals, exhibitions, sightseeing trails and...
Blue Admit one tickets
Save on Attractions While visiting Boston, consider one of the attraction passes that offer discounts...
Illuminus Light Festival
Free Things to Do Boston offers an abundance of free activities for everyone.
Joyful Noise at Sanders Theatre
Calendar of Events The full calendar of events in Boston includes sporting events, festivals, holiday...
sports and recreation
Sports & Recreation Boston offers a wide array of recreational opportunities  for everyone
Foxboro MA Gillette Stadium
Professional Sports Boston IS Titletown.  Each of our storied franchises has won a championship in...
3 girls shopping
Shopping Shopping in Boston and Cambridge is an event in itself, and there's plenty to...
Night Club people  lights
Nightlife If you enjoy a lively night-on-the-town or simply sitting cozy at a piano bar -...
outdoor enthusiast cycling
Trip Ideas Check out these sample itineraries to help guide your visit to Boston and beyond.

Upcoming Events

An Evening with Author Therese Anne Fowler
Oct 23
This October, The Lenox Hotel will host an evening with author Therese Anne Fowler....
Sip & Savor: Get to Know Nebbiolo
Oct 23
If you’re not familiar with Nebbiolo then you’re missing out on some superb Italian...
Pizza with the Pros: Rob Ninkovich and Jarvis Green
Oct 24
Join us each month at La Pizza & La Pasta for an exciting event series as...
The Wombats
Oct 24
Venue & Event Info: Door Time: 7:00pm Show Time: 8:00pm All Ages *All support...
Boston Public Market's Third Annual Harvest Party
Oct 25
Come share an evening with the Boston Public Market community! Proceeds support the...
Russell Malone Quartet
Oct 25
Join Scullers Jazz Club as they welcome the Russell Malone Quartet! Russell Malone...
4th Annual Halloween Thriller
Oct 27
As it does every year, the annual Halloween Thriller is coming to the Hard Rock in...
Halloween Pet Parade
Oct 27
Join us on Saturday, October 27 in the West End for our annual Halloween Pet Parade...
Howl-O-Ween Costume Party
Oct 27
WHAT: Show off your favorite four-legged friend’s spooktacular costume at the...
Harpoon Halloween Party 2018
Oct 31
Join us for a Halloween party at the Harpoon Beer Hall! Get creative and win big in...
Richard Marx
Oct 31
As a performer, songwriter and producer, Richard Marx’s nearly three-decade-long...
32nd Annual Boston Christmas Festival
Nov 2 - 4
Jumpstart your holiday shopping at this annual, award-winning show! The Boston...
3rd Annual Wachusett Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival
Nov 4
3rd Annual Food Truck Festival presented by the Food Truck Festivals of America....
Lewis Black: The Joke's on Us Tour
Nov 9
LEWIS BLACK, GRAMMY Award-winning, stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific...
Fenway Hurling Classic
Nov 18
The popular Irish sport of hurling will return to Fenway Park with a four-team...


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