News & Events
With more than 200 companies participating, the ODA’s 147th Annual Session Exhibition is clearly the best choice when it comes to shopping for your office!
Exhibit Hall Hours
Thursday, September 19, 12:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Friday, September 20, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 21, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Explore the online exhibit hall directory (and hall map), featuing company information and "search by product" capability.
Exhibit Hall Events
ODA Membership Booth
Take time to relax and regroup with cell phone charging stations and comfortable seating in the ODA Membership Booth. Information on all ODA & ODASC programs, products and services is available.
Friday, Sept 20 - 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Meet with executive staff from the ODA Dept. of Dental Services and Dept. of Legal &
Saturday, Sept 21 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Meet with executive staff from the ODA’s Public Service, Publications, and Membership Services departments.
Door Prizes for ADA Member Dentists, Hygienists and Staff
Visit the Exhibit Hall daily to enter your chance to win one of the outstanding prizes donated by the ODA, on behalf of all 2013 Exhibitors. All registered* ADA member dentists are eligible for the dentist prizes, and there are special drawings for registered* hygienists and dental team members. *Attendees registered in category ES are not eligible for the drawings.
Simply take your ticket – which will automatically be printed with your name badge – to the ODA Membership Booth each day to enter.
Prize Drawing Schedule: Thursday, Sept 19, 5:30 p.m., Friday, Sept 20, 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sept 21, 1:00 p.m.
Prizes for dentists include: a $500 gift card to Tiffany & Co., a Coach leather travel bag, and an iPad. Prizes for hygienists include: a Coach purse, a sterling silver Tiffany 1837 Toggle Bracelet, and a Kindle Fire. Prizes for dental staff include: a Coach leather wristlet, a sterling silver Tiffany Open Heart Necklace, and an iPod Touch.
Pre-Order your Exhibit Hall Lunch
While concession stands will continue to offer many choices, lunch during Annual Session has just become a bit easier and a lot more fun! Just order your lunch when you register, and pick it up in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday, Friday and/or Saturday.
With reserved seating available in the concession area, you can pick up your lunch, have a comfortable place to eat, and still have plenty of time shop the exhibits before your afternoon class begins. This special pricing is only available for those pre-registering by August 2, and refunds are not available after Sept. 1. Lunches will be available for pickup during the following times each day:
Thursday, Sept 19: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Friday, Sept 20: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sept 21: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Meal options are listed below. When registering, please enter the appropriate code for the day and meal option you prefer, just as you would for a course or other event. All options cost $20.00 each. No substitutions.
TL101 Chef Salad, Chips/Pretzels, Cookie, choice of canned soda or bottled water
TL102 Chicken Wrap, Chips/Pretzels, Cookie, choice of canned soda or bottled water
TL103 Vegetarian Wrap, Chips/Pretzels, Cookie, choice of canned soda or bottled water
FL104 Chef Salad, Chips/Pretzels, Cookie, choice of canned soda or bottled water
FL105 Chicken Wrap, Chips/Pretzels, Cookie, choice of canned soda or bottled water
FL106 Vegetarian Wrap, Chips/Pretzels, Cookie, choice of canned soda or bottled water
SL107 Chef Salad, Chips/Pretzels, Cookie, choice of canned soda or bottled water
SL108 Chicken Wrap, Chips/Pretzels, Cookie, choice of canned soda or bottled water
SL109 Vegetarian Wrap, Chips/Pretzels, Cookie, choice of canned soda or bottled water
Thursday, September 19, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Make plans now to take part in the kick-off to Annual Session, featuring free hors d’oeuvers and cash bars. An annual highlight of the reception is the special program for dental students – member dentists will escort students around the Exhibit Hall introducing them to the convenience of outfitting their future offices by attending dental trade shows.
Members of ODPAC (with a red, white & blue ribbon) should be sure to stop by the Membership Booth for a free drink.
Take A Break!
Friday, September 20, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Visit the more than 200 companies exhibiting this year while you enjoy ice cream or freshly baked cookies. And be on the look out for special games and prizes via Twitter (follow us at @OhioDentalAssoc), available only on Friday!
Saturday, September 21, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Celebrate your profession and enjoy popcorn and a free drink while keeping up with the day’s football games. Take advantage of the great deals as we say goodbye to the 147th ODA Exhibit Hall.
Saturday, September 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Support provided by Colgate
Earn up to 2 hours of free CE by attending the Table Clinics presented by member dentists, auxiliary staff, dental students and hygiene students.