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Chicago Midwinter Meeting shortened for 2010

By Fred Michmershuizen, DTA
March 18, 2009

In 2010, the Chicago Dental Society (CDS) will move its annual Midwinter Meeting to the west building at McCormick Place and will shorten its meeting to three days. Exhibits and courses will open on Thursday morning and close on Saturday evening.

With the new facility in the west building, the CDS will also be able to house all courses and exhibits in one building. The 2010 event will be held from 25 to 27 February in Chicago in the, IL, USA.

According to event organizsers, the Midwinter Meeting was recently chosen as offering the best cost-to-value benefit of any dental tradeshow in the United States, as according toevidenced by 66 per cent of exhibitors responding to a post-show survey. The society’s new plans have already earned kudos from the Dental Trade Alliance, which called CDS “one of the most forward-thinking” show organisers.

“These changes will make the meeting even more cost-effective and convenient for our attendees and exhibitors,” said Randall Grove, executive director of the Chicago Dental Society, in a press release after the 2009 meeting.

Established in 1864, the Chicago Dental Society counts has more than 4,000 members in the Chicago area, making it the largest local affiliate of the Illinois State Dental Society and the American Dental Association. The society advocates for improving oral health care in the United States and represents the interests of its members and the public they serve.


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