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ADSO – Leading The Evolution of Dentistry 2021

October 13, 2021 - October 15, 2021

The Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) is pleased to announce Leading the Evolution of Dentistry, an exclusive in-person meeting for the leaders of the DSO industry. The event will take place at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 13-15, 2021.

This premier ADSO-member event will bring together the leaders of member companies to reconnect and align in support of a unified vision for the future of the association and the dental industry.

Leading the Evolution of Dentistry will include:

Unveiling of the ADSO’s 3-year strategic plan
Keynote speakers on future-looking topics and trends in the industry
Thought leadership from ADSO’s Members
Networking breakouts by DSO size
Multiple opportunities to reconnect including receptions and dedicated networking spaces
Golf tournament
ADSO Board and Committee meetings

Registration is Open
Attendance at the meeting will be complimentary for ADSO members in good standing. DSO members may plan to send two members of their leadership team, and Industry Partners members may plan to send one team member.

To inquire about your company’s membership status or to join and attend the meeting, contact membership@theadso.org.

For companies that would like to raise their profile at the event or send additional representatives to the meeting, some sponsorship opportunities are still available. To learn more please view the Sponsorship Prospectus and contact Lily Davidson to reserve your preferred option.

Registration for Leading the Evolution of Dentistry is open.

Agenda Below

Wednesday, October 13
11:00 a.m. – Noon ADSO Government Affairs Committee Meeting Sponsored by Candid Pro ADSO committee chairs will share more information with committee members. Open to Committee members only.
Noon – 1:00 p.m. ADSO Membership Committee Meeting Sponsored by Candid Pro ADSO committee chairs will share more information with committee members. Open to Committee members only.
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ADSO Communications Committee MeetingSponsored by Candid Pro ADSO committee chairs will share more information with committee members. Open to Committee members only.
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Executive Committee MeetingSponsored by Candid Pro Business meeting open to Executive Committee members only.
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open Sponsored by USAData
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Welcome Lounge Sponsored by Envista After you check in at the registration desk, linger in the welcome lounge, enjoy refreshments, and reconnect with colleagues as they arrive.
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. New Member Orientation/ Reception Sponsored by Candid Pro Members who joined the ADSO in 2020 or 2021 are encouraged to attend and get to know each other and the Association.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Opening Night Reception Sponsored by Patterson Dental
8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. ADSO Poker Tournament Sponsored by Houlihan Lokey Play poker, win prizes, and reconnect with your fellow ADSO members. All skill levels welcome to play, network, and enjoy the open bar.
Thursday, October 14
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open Sponsored by USAData
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. ADSO Board Meeting Sponsored by Straumann Business meeting open to members of the ADSO Board of Directors only.
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Opening Remarks + Keynote Speaker: Nancy Giordano Sponsored by Dental Monitoring Welcome remarks from Andrew Smith, Executive Director of the ADSO, followed by opening remarks from strategic futurist Nancy Giordano.
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Panel Discussion: Elevating Dentistry – Bringing the Best Candidates into DSOs This panel will highlight how we can grow the employment pipeline for DSOs and create the next generation of dental leaders.
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Sponsored by Health Care Finance Direct Enjoy a break to connect and network over lunch.
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Networking Session: Drilling Deep on Common Concerns Network with fellow DSO leaders from organizations of similar size.
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Industry Partner Member Orientation Meet with the leaders of ADSO to learn how to get the most from your involvement.
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Panel Discussion: Health Care and Dental Insurance Integration This panel will explore the future of insurance reimbursement for dental organizations.
3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Quick Talks: Leading the Evolution of Dentistry Rapid-fire, sharp, and bold presentations by industry thought leaders that explore the themes in ASDO’s strategic plan.
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Pre-Dinner Cocktail Hour Sponsored by Covered Care


Enjoy pre-dinner drinks while discussing the days content and connecting with fellow meeting attendees.
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Brooklyn Bowl After Party Sponsored by Henry Schein Join fellow ADSO members to connect in a unique way over upscale bowling, drinks and refreshments. Transportation provided.
Friday, October 15
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Sponsored by DDS Lab Full up for the final morning of Leading the Evolution of Dentistry.
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Joe Theismann Sponsored by 3M Join World Champion Quarterback, Broadcaster, and Entrepreneur Joe Theismann as he shares leadership expertise and professional wisdom.


October 13, 2021
October 15, 2021
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