2012 Dental Conferences and Trade Shows

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There are many conferences and trade shows going on during the 2012 season. Click on any month to find out what’s happening.

January

2012 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention

Metropolitan Denver Dental Society
January 19-21, 2012
Denver, CO
Exhibits: Colorado Convention Center
Cost of booth: $1,095-$1,385
January 19: 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
January 20: 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
January 21: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Debra Arneson, Assoc. Convention Director
darneson@mddsdentist.com
303-488-9700
www.rmdconline.com
Total registration last meeting: 7,163
Dentist registration last meeting: 1,495

Yankee Dental Congress

Massachusetts Dental Society
January 26-28, 2012
Boston, MA
Exhibits: Boston Convention & Exhibition
Center
Cost of booth: 10’ x 10’ inline $3,050, 10’
x 10’ corner $3,600
January 26: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
January 27: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
January 28: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Shannon McCarthy, Director of Sales or
Stefanie Cunniffe, Exhibits Manager
P: 800-943-9200
www.yankeedental.com
Total registration last meeting: 27,685
Dentist registration last meeting: 7,279

2012 Sao Paulo International Dental Meeting

APCD-Sao Paulo State Dental Association
January 28-31, 2012
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Exhibits: Expo Center Norte
Cost of booth: From RS$ 760/SQM
January 28: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
January 29: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
January 30: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
January 31: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Suvison America Corp.
SP2012@suvison.com
www.suvison.com
Total registration last meeting: 77,367
Dentist registration last meeting: 50,797

AEEDC – Dubai 2012

Index Conferences and Exhibitions Org. Est.
January 31-February 2, 2012
Dubai
Exhibits: Dubai International Convention and
Exhibition Center
Cost of booth: $475 US per SQM for shell
scheme; $440 US per SQM for space only
January 31: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
February 1: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
February 2: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dr. Matios Tcholakian
matios.tcholakian@index.ae
www.aeedc.com
Mobile : + 971 50 785 10 76
Office: + 971 4 362 47 17
Total registration last meeting: 20,000
Dentist registration last meeting: 15,000

February

Utah Dental Association Convention

Utah Dental Association
February 16-17, 2012
Salt Lake City, UT
Exhibits: Salt Palace Convention Center
Cost of booth: $1,100 (corner booths) and
$1,350 (non-corner booths)
February 16: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
February 17: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dr. Charles Foster
801-261-5315
uda@uda.org
www.uda.org
Total registration last meeting: 6,361
Dentist registration last meeting: 1,153

2012 Preview Show

Dental Trade Alliance
February 22, 2012
Chicago, IL
Exhibits: Hyatt McCormick Center
Cost of booth: $1,050
February 22: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Fred Freedman, Director of Marketing
Crystal Bradford, Marketing Assistant
fredfreedman@dentaltradealliance.org
crystalbradford@dentaltradealliance.org
703-379-7755
www.dentaltradealliance.org

Midwinter Meeting

Chicago Dental Society
February 23-25, 2012
Chicago, IL
Exhibits: McCormick Place West Building
Cost of booth: $3,400 (10×10 inline);
$3,975 (10×10 corner)
February 23: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
February 24: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
February 25: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Lisa Girardi, Director of Exhibitor Services
312-836-7327
lgirardi@cds.org
www.cds.org/mwm
Total registration last meeting: 30,575
Dentist registration last meeting: 7,059

March

27th Annual Meeting

Academy of Osseointegration
March 1-3, 2012
Phoenix, AZ
Exhibits: Phoenix Convention Center &
Venues
Cost of booth: $2,860 (10 x 10 in-line)
March 1: 12 noon – 6:30 p.m.
March 2: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
March 3: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Stan Christensen
stanchristensen@osseo.org
www.osseo.org

Valley Forge Dental Conference

Second District Valley Forge Dental Assoc.
March 7-9, 2012
King of Prussia, PA
Exhibits: Valley Forge Radisson Hotel
Cost of booth: $1,600 (inside), $1,700
(outside)
March 7: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
March 8: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
March 9: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Lynn Moreland
800-854-8332
conferenceservices@juno.com
www.vfdc.org
Total registration last meeting: 1,400
Dentist registration last meeting: 600

17th Dental South China International Expo & Conference

Guangdong International Science and
Technology Exhibition Company
March 7-10, 2012
Guangzhou, China
Exhibits: China Import and Export Fair
Pazhou Complex
Cost of booth: TBD
March 7: 10 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
March 8: 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
March 9: 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
March 10: 9 a.m. – 12 noon
Cherry Wu
cherry@ste.cn
www.dentalsouthchina.com/en
Total registration last meeting: 30,593

8th Annual Napa Dental Experience

Dental IQ, LLC
March 15-17, 2012
Napa, CA
Exhibits: Silverado Country Club
Cost of booth: $400-$1,800
March 15: 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
March 16: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
March 17: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Lory Laughter
lorylaughter@dentaliq.net
707-265-8468

2012 Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting

Hinman Dental Society
March 22-24, 2012
Atlanta, GA
Exhibits: Georgia World Congress Center
and the Omni Hotel at CNN Center
Cost of booth: 10’ x 10’ Linear Booth-
$2,535 10’ x 10’ Corner Booth- $2,785
Island Surcharge- $2,535 per 10’ x 10’
booth elimination to create the island
configuration
March 22: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
March 23: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
March 23: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wendy McGar, Exhibits Manager
(404) 231-1476
wmcgar@hinman.org
www.hinman.org
Total registration last meeting: 21,606
Dentist registration last meeting: 6,054

Star of the South Dental Meeting

Greater Houston Dental Society
March 29-31, 2012
Houston, TX
Exhibits: George R. Brown Conv. Center
Cost of booth: $1,050 – $1,200
March 29: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
March 30: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
March 31: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
CeCe Broussard
cbroussard@ghds.org
713-961-4337
www.starofthesouth.org
Total registration last meeting: 6,619
Dentist registration last meeting: 1,273

Nation’s Capital Dental Meeting

District of Columbia Dental Society
March 29-31, 2012
Washington, DC
Exhibits: Walter E. Washington Convention
Center
Cost of booth: $2,200 or $2,300
March 29: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
March 30: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
March 31: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Taryn Habberley
www.dcdental.org
Total registration last meeting: 3,500
Dentist registration last meeting: 1,650

Western Regional Dental Convention

Arizona Dental Association
March 29-31, 2012
Phoenix, AZ
Exhibits: Phoenix Convention Center
Cost of booth: $1,535 – $1,935
March 29: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
March 30: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
March 31: 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Linda
480-344-5777
www.westernregional.org
Total registration last meeting: 4,025
Dentist registration last meeting: 1,291

April

New Orleans Dental Conference/Louisiana Dental Association Annual Session

New Orleans Dental Association, Inc.
April 12-14, 2012
New Orleans, LA
Exhibits: Morial Convention Center of New
Orleans
Cost of booth: $1,550 (corner booth) or
$1,450 (standard booth)
April 12: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
April 13: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Normalee C. Ward, Executive Secretary/
Exhibits Assistant
504-834-6449
norma@nodc.org
www.nodc.org
Total registration last meeting: 3,014
Dentist registration last meeting: 831

2012 Star of the North Meeting

Minnesota Dental Association
April 26-28, 2012
Saint Paul, MN
Exhibits: Saint Paul RiverCentre
Cost of booth: Zone 1 – $1,800, Zone 2 –
$1,600, Zone 3 – $1,400
April 26: 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
April 27: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
April 28: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Shelly Conlin, Assistant Director of Meetings
612-767-8400
sconlin@mndental.org
www.starofthenorthmeeting.org
Total registration last meeting: 9,002
Dentist registration last meeting: 1,974

May

28th Annual AACD Scientific Session

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
May 2-5, 2012
Washington, D.C.
Exhibits: Gaylord National (National
Harbor, Md.)
Cost of booth: $2,500-3,000
May 3: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
May 4: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
May 5: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Jeff Roach, Director of Strategic Partnerships
jeffr@aacd.com
exhibits@aacd.com
(800) 543-9220
www.aacd.com
Total registration last meeting: 1,960
Dentist registration last meeting: 1,350

CDA Presents in Anaheim

California Dental Association
May 3-5, 2012
Anaheim, CA
Exhibits: Anaheim Convention Center
Cost of booth: 10’ x 10’ inline booth
$3,300. 10’ x 10’ corner booth $3,700.
May 3: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
May 4: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
May 5: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sue Gardner, CDA Exhibits Manager
sue.gardner@cda.org
916.554.4952
www.cdapresents.com
Total registration last meeting: 27,410
Dentist registration last meeting: 7,279

The Texas Meeting

Texas Dental Association
May 3-5, 2012
San Antonio, TX
Exhibits: Henry B. Gonzalez Conv. Center
Cost of booth: $1,470 (inline), $1,670
(corner)
May 3: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
May 4: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
May 5: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Paula Lerash
512-443-3675
paula@tda.org
www.texasmeeting.com
Total registration last meeting: 13,010
Dentist registration last meeting: 2,839

Music City Dental Conference

Tennessee Dental Association
May 10-12, 2012
Nashville, TN
Exhibits: Nashville Convention Center
Cost of booth: $750-$800
May 11: TBA
May 12: TBA
Sharon Melvin
615-628-0208
tda@tenndental.org
www.tenndental.org
Total registration last meeting: 1,861
Dentist registration last meeting: 610

South Dakota Dental Assoc. Annual Session

South Dakota Dental Association
May 17-19, 2012
Sioux Falls, SD
Exhibits: Sheraton and Convention Center
Cost of booth: $475
May 17: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May 18: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Brenda Goeden
brenda@sddental.org
www.sddental.org
Total registration last meeting: 800
Dentist registration last meeting: 230

2012 Dentistry All Stars

North Carolina Dental Society
May 17-20, 2012
Myrtle Beach, SC
Exhibits: Embassy Suites at Kingston
Plantation
Cost of booth: $995 and up
May 17: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
May 18: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May 19: 8 a.m. – 12 noon
Priscilla M. Allen
919-234-4037
pallen@ncdental.org
www.ncdental.org
Total registration last meeting: 1,924
Dentist registration last meeting: 428

June

American Academy of Dental Sleep

Medicine (AADSM) 21st Annual Meeting
American Academy of Dental Sleep
Medicine (AADSM)
June 7-9, 2012
Boston, MA
Exhibits: Sheraton Boston Hotel
Cost of booth: TBD
June 7: TBA
June 8: TBA
June 9: TBA
Kathy Lovato, Meeting Planner
Klovato@aasmnet.org
(630) 737-9705
www.aadsm.org
Total registration last meeting: 797
Dentist registration last meeting: 642

154th IDA Annual Session

Indiana Dental Association
June 7-9, 2012
Indianapolis, IN
Exhibits: Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
Cost of booth: $1,450, $1,850, $2,050
June 7: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
June 8: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Heather Parton
heather@indental.org
www.indental.org/exhibitors
Total registration last meeting: 1,384
Dentist registration last meeting: 409

2012 NMDA 103rd Annual Session,

Making Lasting Connections
New Mexico Dental Association
June 13-16,2012
Albuquerque, NM
Exhibits: Albuquerque Convention Center
Hyatt Hotel
Cost of booth: $650-$950
8. Please list the dates and times your exhibit
hall will be open during your 2012 meeting.
June 14: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
June 15: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Nancy Arenas
505-294-1368
narenas@nmdental.org
www.nmdental.org
Total registration last meeting: 1,850
Dentist registration last meeting: 350

The Virginia Meeting

Virginia Dental Association
June 14-16, 2012
Williamsburg, VA
Exhibits: Williamsburg Lodge
Cost of booth: Based on application date:
By November 30, 2011 – $1,050. By
February 1, 2012 – $1,150. By June 1,
2012 – $1,250.
Exhibit hall dates and times TBD
Carter Lyons
lyons@vadental.org
www.vadental.org
(804) 523-2193
Total registration last meeting: About 1,400
Dentist registration last meeting: About 350

AAOSH 2012

American Academy for Oral Systemic Health
(AAOSH)
June 21-23, 2012
Chicago, IL
Exhibits: TBD
Cost of booth: $1,500
June 21: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
June 22: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
June 23: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Daniel Bobrow
312-455-9488
Marketing@AAOSH.org
www.AAOSH.org
Total registration last meeting: 230
Dentist registration last meeting: 90

Connecting to Drive Compliance

OSAP (Organization for Safety, Asepsis and
Prevention)
June 21-23, 2012
Atlanta, GA
Exhibits: Loews Atlanta Hotel in Midtown
Cost of booth: $1,495
8. Please list the dates and times your
exhibit hall will be open during your 2012
meeting.
June 21: 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
June 22: morning only
June 23: morning only
Therese Long
410-571-0003
tlong@osap.org
www.osap.org
Total registration last meeting: 220
Dentist registration last meeting: 75

August

RDH Under One Roof

RDH Magazine/PennWell Corporation
August 1-3, 2012
Las Vegas, NV
Exhibits: Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino
Cost of booth: TBD
Dates and times: TBD
Craig Dickson, RDH Publisher
craigd@pennwell.com
630-690-2472
www.rdhunderoneroof.com
Total registration last meeting: 1,700

September

Climb For A Cause XV

AIM Dental Marketing
Likely over Labor Day weekend
Somewhere in Hawaii
Cost of booth: $2,000
Daniel Bobrow
312-455-9488
Director@ClimbForACause.org
www.ClimbForACause.org
Total registration last meeting: 60
Dentist registration last meeting: 45

NDDA Annual Session

North Dakota Dental Association
September 13-15, 2012
Bismarck, ND
Exhibits: Bismarck Civic Center
Cost of booth: $350
September 14: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
September 15: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Elicia Jacobson
ejacobson@midconetwork.com
701-223-8870
www.nddental.com
Total registration last meeting: 200+
Dentist registration last meeting: 100

ODA Annual Session

Ohio Dental Association
September 13-16, 2012
Columbus, OH
Exhibits: Greater Columbus Conv. Center
Cost of booth: TBD
September 13: 12 noon – 7 p.m.
September 14: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
September 15: 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Amy Szmania, Exhibit Hall Manager
(614) 486-2700
www.oda.org
Total registration last meeting: 4,972
Dentist registration last meeting: 1,347

October

Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting

University at Buffalo Dental Alumni
Association
October 3-5, 2012
Buffalo, NY
Exhibits: Buffalo Niagara Convention Center
Cost of booth: Before 9/1/12 A suffix
(Quad) $3,200 B suffix (Double) $2,150 C
suffix (Corner) $1,300 Single Space: 10×10
$1,100. After 9/1/12 A suffix (Quad)
$3,500. B suffix (Double) $2,400. C suffix
(Corner) $1,500. Single Space: 10×10
$1,250.
October 3: 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
October 4: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
October 5: 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Sherry Szarowski
ss287@buffalo.edu
(800) 756-0328 ext. 2
(716) 829-2061
www.ubdentalalumni.org
Total registration last meeting: 2,600
Dentist registration last meeting: 650

2012 AOS Annual Meeting

American Orthodontic Society
October 4-7, 2012
Memphis, TN
Exhibits: The Peabody Memphis
Cost of booth: $1,125 standard and
$1,250 corner (subject to change)
October 4: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
October 5: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
October 6: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Kimberly Price – Manager, Exhibits,
Sponsorship, Advertising & Social Media
kimberly@integritymediagroup.net
(800) 448-1601 x 5
(813) 749-0012
www.orthodontics.com
Total registration last meeting: 275
Dentist registration last meeting: 150

153rd ADA Annual Session

American Dental Association
October 18-21, 2012
San Francisco, CA
Exhibits: Moscone Convention Center
Cost of booth: $4,345 (standard 10×10)
October 18: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
October 19: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
October 20: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Rhonda King
312-265-9656
exhibit@ada.org
www.ada.org/session
Total registration last meeting: 25,605
Dentist registration last meeting: 7,652

November

Greater New York Dental Meeting

New York County Dental Society
Scond District Dental Society
November 23-28, 2012
New York, NY
Exhibits: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Cost of booth: $3,550
November 25: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
November 26: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
November 27: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
November 28: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Carla M. Borg, Exhibits Director
carla@gnydm.com
212-398-6922
www.gnydm.com
Total registration last meeting: 58,135
Dentist registration last meeting: 19,431

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2 Responses to “2012 Dental Conferences and Trade Shows”

  1. dr.zeyad al-zubaidi

    Sep 13th, 2012

    I want to know if there is any conference on Poland on October

  2. Anthony Taylor

    Sep 26th, 2012

    If we hear of any in Poland we’ll let you know!

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