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6 Things to Do at #GDAcon

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6 Things to Do at #GDAcon

GDA’s Convention & Expo has a number of opportunities for you to mingle with other attendees and meet new members, sponsors and exhibitors. Here are 6 ways you can make the most of your convention experience:

1. Welcome Reception: Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and visit with exhibitors – and you might win door prizes or a cash give-away. Sponsored by Affinity Bank.

2. Opening General Session: A high-energy performance by Drum Café – complete with your own set of drum sticks to use and take home as a keepsake. You'll also hear remarks from the ADA President-elect Dr. Joseph Crowley, GDA President Dr. Ben Jernigan, and GDA Executive Director Frank J. Capaldo.

3. Closing Celebration
: This year’s event includes a family carnival, an aerialist and LED hoopist, and a dunk tank to benefit GADPAC (featuring Dr. Ben Jernigan, Dr. Henry Benson, and Scott Lofranco). Sponsored by Bank of America Practice Solutions and Henry Schein Dental.

4. Exhibitor’s Showcase: New this year, learn more about products and services to help your practice thrive in this showcase. On Friday, July 21, check out presentations from:

  • Capital Preservation Services (12:30)
  • Procter & Gamble - Crest & Oral B (1:00)
  • Carr Healthcare Realty (2:00)
  • Four Quadrants Advisory (2:30)

5. Prize Drawings: At many of the convention’s large group events, attendees have the opportunity to win door prizes and cash giveaways. Make sure to be present in our Exhibit Hall for these chances to win:

  • Thursday, July 20, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • 4:30 p.m. Door Prize: iPad
    • 6:30 p.m. Door Prize: American Express Gift Card ($300 value)
    • 7:30 p.m. $250 cash giveaway; Exhibitor giveaways
  • Friday, July, 21, 3:00 P.M. – 6:00 p.m.
    • 3:30 p.m. Door Prize: Front Office Bundle ($150 Staples gift card/$150 Office Depot gift card)
    • 4:30 p.m. Door Prize: Outdoor Bundle ($150 Lowe’s gift card/$150 Home Depot gift card)
    • 5:30 p.m. $500 cash giveaway; Exhibitor giveaways

6. Download the App to view the entire prize drawing schedule, and access other information to help you make your convention experience a success! Log in to take advantage of all app features and to start earning points for your chance to win a $100 gift card.

Download URL:

Event Password: gdacon17

We're counting down the days until the Convention & Expo! Stay tuned for more information about local restaurants and other event details soon.