All exhibits submitted for display at the Midwinter Meeting are subject to review.
Exhibition is restricted to companies that are in good financial standing with CDS.
CDS is under no obligation to extend application privileges to any company regardless of whether or not said company has exhibited at past Midwinter Meetings.
All products and services exhibited must be germane to and effective and useful in the practice of dentistry.
CDS shall be the sole judge as to the acceptability of exhibits. Products that fall under FDA guidelines must have FDA certification to exhibit.
An exhibitor may not display any product or distribute advertisements for any product that infringes on the registered
trademark, copyright or patent of another company.
Exhibits must not be deceptive or misleading.
Quality of life or leisure products such as blenders, cosmetics, face creams, flagpoles, fragrances, jewelry, ladders, luggage, massage chairs, vacuum cleaners and similar products – are not eligible to exhibit.
Comparative claims must be fair and, unless they are “puffery," must be substantiated adequately. Comparative claims may include the use of a competitor's name and the description of a comparable product or service, including price, if the comparison is made in a manner that is not false or misleading. Unwarranted disparagement or unfair
comparisons of a competitor’s products or services is not allowed.
Miscellaneous products and services not specified in these standards may be eligible to exhibit on a case-by-case basis.
All exhibitors are required to submit a completed official application when applying for Midwinter Meeting exhibit space.