The mission of the AOIA is to promote the growth of the optics industry and optics-related business clusters in Arizona.
- Marketing: Market the Arizona optics industry world-class capabilities worldwide.
- Networking: Establish a network to facilitate communication among members and with other organizations.
- Strategic Partnering: Facilitate opportunities for strategic partnering to capture business growth for Arizona.
- Education: Improve optics education and stimulate high quality optics careers, enhancing the quality and quantity of the Arizona labor pool.
- Representation: Provide strong Arizona optics industry representation to adequately represent its interests.