Special Events

OPENING SESSION – KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Arrive early! Miss the traffic! Get Motivated and Energized!

Dave Weber

Dave Weber is an internationally recognized speaker, author, and trainer. He is one of the country’s most sought after speakers. Presenting over 160 times a year to tens of thousands, his high energy and entertaining style, combined with great content make him a crowd favorite at meetings, conferences, and conventions.

THE WINNER IN YOU: RAISING THE BAR ON PATIENT CARE & CUSTOMER SERVICE

(THE DISCOVERY OF THE POWER OF ATTITUDE WITH GREAT INTERACTION AND TEAM BUILDING)

7:30 am – 8:30 am

If you have a beating heart and brain activity, then this program is for you! It’s all about the incredible impact that attitude and professionalism can have on a practice and set it apart from all the others. This fast, fun, and highly interactive seminar is loaded with activities to help everyone zero in on the critical issues needed to meet and exceed patient expectations – and gets everyone in an office recharged to do the “right things”. Be READY to howl with laughter in this one-of-a kind seminar!

Educational Objectives:

  • Learn the top 14 characteristics of dental professionals
  • Discover how attitude and communication makes or breaks a practice
  • Understand what ‘best in class’ patient care looks like and feels like

PRESIDENT’S PARTY

Join us on Friday evening from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm for the President’s Party “Shooting for the Stars,” featuring a DJ, dancing, food, and refreshments. Party tickets can be purchased with your registration.

KAMAS MEMORIAL LECTURE

The Kamas Memorial Lecture will feature Dr. Meghna Dassani presenting “Under Diagnosed and Over Medicated: Clearing the Air About Sleep Apnea in Kids” on Saturday, March 5.  This course, in honor of Daniel C. Kamas,  is open to all attendees with a special invite to students and Facility from the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston.

EXHIBIT HALL 

Located in Woodway I, II, & III on the Fourth Level

The Exhibit Hall is the place to network and connect with the companies and organizations showing off their products and services.

View the Exhibit Hall map here to locate the companies you would like to visit. 

Plan your visit to shop and during the following hours:

Exhibit Hall Hours

Friday, March 4

8:00 – 5:00

Exhibit Hall Open

Saturday, March 5

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open

Special Exhibit Hall Times and Events

8:45 – 10:15 – Dentist Dedicated Time – Coffee with Exhibitors

Dentists will be given this time, with no competing courses, to learn about products and the latest technology in the Exhibit Hall. Earn 1.5 hours of product training CE credit.

11:45 -1:15 – Grab your lunch and stroll the hall to shop and visit with exhibitors and colleagues. Discounted lunch tickets are available for pre-purchase with your registration. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

3:15 – 4:15 – Dedicated Time

Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants and Administrative personnel will be given this time, with no competing courses, to learn about products and the latest technology in the Exhibit Hall. Earn 1 hour of product training CE credit.

Exhibit Hall Cash Drawing

Support the Exhibitors that support our meeting. Purchase supplies for all your practice needs. Exchange your receipts from your Exhibit Hall purchases of $50 or more for cash drawing tickets at the GHDS Booth, #206, for a chance to win a cash prize. Three winners will be announced on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. You do not have to be present to win.

SE DIVISION OF THE TDA CAUCUS MEETING

Saturday, March 5th 12:30 pm