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5 Ways to Make the Most of GDA’s Convention & Expo

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1 circle graphicRegister early.

GDA’s Convention & Expo offers an early bird discount for significant registration savings—as well as discounts for first-time attendees, ASDA members, life/retired members and active military. Plus, by booking your room early, you can make sure you get your view of choice and lock in an excellent rate.

2 circle graphicInvest in your dental team.

Bringing your team to GDA’s Convention & Expo can help you develop a sense of partnership with your staff, which can lead to less turnover and increased efficiency. Your staff will discover new products and services on the exhibit floor, and we offer many CE opportunities appropriate for dental assistants, office managers, and other team members. Plus, dental team member registration is only $55 ($10 increase after June 1).

3 circle graphicPlan ahead and set goals.

Take a look at the entire event schedule when you register. You can schedule all of your educational courses, and learn more about excursions and activities like golf, a pub crawl in downtown Fernandina and deep-sea fishing. Don’t forget about events we have marked “must attend” as you register, including the welcome reception, kickoff breakfast, new Friday happy hour and Saturday night celebration. With a little pre-event research, you can make sure to take full advantage of your trip.

4 circle graphicUse the event app.

 #GDAcon is available on your smart phone! When the app launches in June, you
can message other attendees, post photos, access CE course materials, view your
convention schedule and find maps and reminders all at your fingertips.

5 circle graphicAttend the House of Delegates Meeting.

Many GDA members tell us that attending this business meeting helped them to truly
understand the efforts GDA leadership undertakes to help members succeed. This is where you’ll learn about advocacy efforts, strategic planning, developments in health policy, membership initiatives, association governance and more, getting the inside information on what your association does on your behalf.

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