For Immediate Release
LARGEST DENTAL EXHIBITION IN OHIO RETURNS FROM SEPTEMBER 13-16
“It is a private event with a 30,000-square-foot exhibit hall,” said ODA Communications and Marketing Manager Stephanie Pilgrim. “We’re going to have over 240 exhibitors.”
“Capture Your Potential” is the theme of this year’s session, with attendees having the opportunity to earn continuing education credits toward the Ohio State Dental Board’s licensure requirements through courses and table clinics.
Hours for the exhibit hall will be from noon to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 13, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, September 14, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 15. New technology, products and services will be showcased within the hall.
Affiliated meetings will also be conducted for the Ohio Academy of Pediatric Dentists, Ohio Dental Assistants’ Association and other groups.
Special events include an Anthony-Thomas Chocolates Factory Tour, Dinner with the Chef at Aubergine Dining Club and more.
“This this is one of the largest exhibits of dental industry products in the region,” said SMG Regional General Manager Craig M. Liston.
The Greater Columbus Convention Center, located in downtown Columbus, hosted an estimated 2.5 million visitors in 2011. The facility is owned by the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority and is managed by SMG.
Since 1977, SMG has provided management services to more than 220 public assembly facilities including arenas, stadiums, theatres and performing arts centers, equestrian facilities and convention, congress and exhibition centers. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 11 million square feet of exhibition space. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides construction and design consulting, pre-opening services, venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through an in-house catering company, Savor, currently servicing more than 100 accounts worldwide.
Visit www.columbusconventions.com and www.smgworld.com for more information.
Jennifer B. Davis
Marketing & Communications Manager
Greater Columbus Convention Center