CDS Midwinter Meeting

Feb. 21 – 23, 2019 @ McCormick Place West, Chicago

A MIDWINTER MARDI GRAS: Celebrating Innovation, Camaraderie & Diversity

Registration Begins Nov. 1

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

Thank you

On behalf of the members and Board of Directors and officers of the Chicago Dental Society, we thank all those who participated in the 2018 Midwinter Meeting: Attendees, exhibitors, speakers, volunteers, staff and vendors.

We had a tremendously successful meeting, nearly reaching 30,000 attendees.

The Chicago Dental Society can't do this alone and we are blessed to have such great partners in our success.

Photo Booth pictures from Friday Night Concert

CDS provided a Photo Booth cortesy of Shutterbox at the Shadows of the 60s concert at Park West.

View & download your images

Registered attendees as of 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

Grad Students / Residents97
Dental Students1,268
Office Personnel2,021
Laboratory Technicians / Students294
Hygiene Students / Assistant Students1,409


Save the Date

Join us Thursday – 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.

Online registration begins Nov. 1

The theme of the 2019 Midwinter Meeting is A MIDWINTER MARDI GRAS: Celebrating Innovation, Camaraderie & Diversity. More information on the 2019 Midwinter Meeting will be available beginning in April, including information about how to become an exhibitor.

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, so be sure to renew your membership for 2019 prior to November.

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


Connect with CDS

Even if you 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.