2019 Midwinter Meeting

A MIDWINTER MARDI GRAS: Celebrating Innovation, Camaraderie & Diversity

FEBRUARY 21 – 23

Registration Begins Nov. 1

Meeting Resources

Purchase CE certificates from past Midwinter Meetings.

past course catalogs

Midwinter Meeting


The Midwinter Meeting will again be held at McCormick Place West Building located at 2301 S. Indiana Ave., Chicago, IL 60616.

Save the Date

Join us Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 21 – 23, for the 2019 Midwinter Meeting

For three full days, you can see and try out the latest and best new dental products and services that more than 700 exhibiting companies have to offer.

Stay current with your continuing education requirements. Choose from more than 200 courses, including engaging lectures, hands-on participation courses and live patient demonstrations.

Network with colleagues and the dental community. Catch up with classmates at our various Midwinter Meeting special events, gatherings and Associated Events, including our Mentor luncheon, New Dentists Reception, and various dental school alumni reunions.

Online registration begins Nov. 1

Additional information such as special registration incentives and more specific details will be provided on this site as they become available.

As always, registration for the Midwinter Meeting is FREE to all CDS members, Member dues statements will mail in September. Stay up-to-date and be sure to renew your membership for 2019 prior to November.


2018 Midwinter Meeting 

Download your 2018 Midwinter Meeting CE credits

Attendees of the 2018 Midwinter Meeting who did not obtain certification on site for the continuing education hours earned may download a PDF of their documentation online at no charge through May 31.

To obtain the documentation, you will need your registration number and sequence found on your Midwinter Meeting badge (Example: 123456/12) and the course CE codes announced at the end of each session you attended.

The Chicago Dental Society provides FREE CE certification through May 31, after which, there will be a $25 fee to download CE credits, including those of past meetings. Don't delay. Do it today. 

Download your 2018 CE Credits


Connect with CDS

If you are an ADA member and do not live in the Chicago area, you can still join the Chicago Dental Society and enjoy the same benefits as local members. As a CDS member, you are connected to the most important industry meeting of the year, with free admission to the Midwinter Meeting. It makes perfect sense to join, because the cost of your CDS membership is less than the registration fee for a non-member. 

Become a CDS member

Become a CDS member and enjoy easy, convenient access to a tremendous range of CE courses available at the Midwinter Meeting – many of which are free. There’s something for every member of your dental team. See why your dentist colleagues are CDS members and attend the Midwinter Meeting.