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Come to Chicago Feb. 23-25 for the 2017 Midwinter Meeting.
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Plan now to join us at McCormick Place West for three days of
hands-on learning, lectures and participation courses with
an Exhibit Hall featuring more than 700 exhibiting companies.
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Boarding Pass Printing Station | CE Verification Stations | Exhibitor LocatorHand Sanitizer Stations | Internet Stations | On-site Publication BinsRelaxation Stations | WiFi Hot Spots
For the convenience of our attendees flying out of O’Hare or Midway airports, a Boarding Pass Printing Station is provided in the General Registration Area. Don’t let them leave without visiting your booth first. The Boarding Pass Printing Station will feature the sponsor’s logo as a screen saver, as well as on nearby signage.
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Attendees print their CE credits for proof to their respective authorities. The CE Verification Stations are located in the General Registration Area just outside the Exhibit Hall. Include your name, logo and/or product message on the CE forms and on signage over the area. The sponsorship includes one complimentary single-sided meter panel (a $2,000 value).
A valuable resource, the Exhibitor Locator features a final listing of all exhibitors and their booth locations. The Exhibitor Locator includes the sponsor’s logo on the panels. In addition, the company’s booth will be highlighted to draw attention to its location.
When meeting new people and shaking a lot of hands, everyone appreciates access to antibacterial hand sanitizers located throughout McCormick Place. This sponsorship includes four hand sanitizer stations placed in high traffic areas. Sponsor recognition signage will be placed next to the hand sanitizer stations.
Attendees stay connected using Internet stations provided in the General Registration Area. Place your product message on the screen saver and on signage over the area. This
sponsorship also includes one complimentary single-sided meter panel (valued at $2,500).
More than half of our attendees pick up a copy of the Official Program. Grab their attention as they grab our Official Program to find their course rooms. Display your company name, logo and booth number on the bins that hold these publications. There are multiple bin locations in high-traffic areas throughout the McCormick Place West Building.
After a long day of learning and walking the Exhibit Hall floor, attendees look forward to a break. Treat them to a refreshing massage. Located in the Attendee Lounges on Level 3, Relaxation Stations are an inviting, furnished, carpeted area where attendees can relax while in the Exhibit Hall. Sponsorship includes personnel to staff the service. Place your product message on nearby signage and hanging signs above these location.
Located in the Exhibit Hall behind the Overlook Café, the WiFi Hot Spot benefits all attendees who use wireless devices. The sponsor will have its company logo placed on custom signage directing people to the lounge, as well as signage at ground level featuring the company name, logo and booth number, and a literature bin to display company brochures.
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A tradition of working for the dental profession. The Chicago Dental Society was organized in 1864 and incorporated in 1878. The objective of the Chicago Dental Society is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the intrest of the members of the profession and the public that it serves.
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