The British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) has reported new records at its latest exhibition and convention in Manchester last June 6-9. It was attended by 1,242 delegates, up from 1,203 a year ago. They included 100 sponsored first-time attendees. The U.K. contingent remained the largest with 471 people, and the remainder came from more than 40 countries, led by the U.S., Sweden, Germany, France and Italy.