bringing business to business
The 2019 DentalForum will be the 4th for the US market and takes place on September 11th-12th.
With time-efficiency at the forefront of the agenda, you can expect a personalised schedule of one-to-one speed meetings to connect you with future partners in a personalised agenda built around your priorities.
The OpenRoom team are busy constructing a tightly-packed schedule of business content – so stay tuned for further updates. In the meantime, follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn for updates as they happen.
- Network with your peers and meet with new and current suppliers.
- A tailored meetings program – so there’s no time wasting.
- Learn from and engage with the leading minds in the industry through our conference.
- We’ll take care of all the details, leaving you to stay ahead of the game and take your business relationships to the next level.
- Collaborate with us to develop your schedule, matching your offering to the DSOs’ priorities.
- Do business face-to-face with the primary decision makers from each DSO.
- Engage with and learn from both the DSOs and other manufacturers.
- Relax and get to know your customers on a personal level whilst we take care of the details.
CEO & Founder, Portman Dental
In Conversation With..., Sam Waley-Cohen, CEO & Founder, Portman Dental
In just 10 years, Sam Waley-Cohen has built up Portman to become the third largest dental group in the UK. He was crowned Spear's Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011 and is the only amateur jockey ever to win the prestigious Cheltenham Gold Cup and run in the Grand National.
Sam founded Portman Healthcare in 2008, with the vision to develop a truly patient-centric, privately focused dental group, which allows clinicians the autonomy to provide the best possible patient care. He is responsible for our overall strategy and focus.
Take a look at Sam's story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMu9pEyv9Bc
CEO, Smile Source
In Conversation With..., Trevor Maurer, CEO, Smile Source
Trevor will be quizing Sam on his winning ways and drawing out the differences and similarities between the UK and US.
Maurer currently serves as President and CEO of Smile Source, where he has grown the company to over 650 independently operated franchise dental practices with an average practice size of $1.2 million in annual production. Based on current projections, Smile Source will be the largest dental group in the U.S. by 2021.
President, East Division, ClearChoice Management Services
Speaker, David Thoni, President, East Division, ClearChoice Management Services
ClearChoice’s Vision to Rid the World of Dentures and How to Drive a Winning Culture Across a Large DSO
This presentation will discuss the unique challenges of marketing to the edentulous population and how ClearChoice is managing rapid expansion across the United States. Also discussed will be ClearChoice’s process for selecting a dental Implant manufacturer and the high success rates established with the All-On-4 procedure.
Director of Business Development, NDX
Workshop Leader, Brian Traudt, Director of Business Development, NDX
A deep dive into the ways digital intra-oral scanning technology is changing the face of an industry for patients, dentists and labs.
Brian has been the Director of Business Development for NDX for over 4 years. During that time he has helped develop their DSO platform from its infancy and leads growth initiatives for some of the largest DSO’s in the country on behalf of NDX. He previously held various co-founder and executive positions at several software technology startups in Austin, TX where he lives with his wife and children.
CEO, Group Dentistry Now/ Join DSO
Ignite Sessions, Bill Neumann, CEO, Group Dentistry Now/ Join DSO
The State of Dental Procurement in 2019
Managing Director, Tabeo
Ignite Sessions, Paul Ebert, Managing Director, Tabeo
Patients are disrupting dentistry
Clear aligners promise growth and profit but it’s not clear whether practice owners will benefit from this trend. In the UK, many PE backed dental groups struggle with asset performance. When buying aligners, consumers can choose between different experiences and price points. We’ve analysed over 500 practices in the UK to understand why EBITDA margins of practices vary by 3-4x.
45 Second Supplier Snapshots
Elevator Pitches, 45 Second Supplier Snapshots
Giving delegates the opportunity to pitch their business to a captive audience and make themselves memorable.
The Straumann Group is a global leader in tooth replacement solutions. It unites global and international brands that stand for excellence, innovation and quality in tooth replacement and esthetics, including Straumann, Instradent, Neodent, and Medentika, etkon and other fully/partly owned companies and partners.
National Dentex Corporation
National Dentex (NDX), the largest operator of dental labs in the United States, is unique because we provide a full spectrum of customized dental prosthetics and innovative technologies through a network of local labs offering personalized delivery and chairside services.
OpenRoom will bring DentalForum USA to the toe-tapping magic of Music City – Nashville. Taking place at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. The resort features nine and a half acres of lush, indoor gardens and waterways that celebrate the culture of the South.
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