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FDC Contact Information

Florida Dental Convention
Phone: 850.681.3629
Toll Free: 800.877.9922 (in Florida)
General email:


Crissy L. Tallman, CAE, CMP

Director of Conventions & Continuing Education

Mrs. Tallman has been with the FDA since 2009. Crissy works in all areas of the convention to ensure they are successful. Crissy works directly with the hotel, service contractors, Convention and Visitors Bureau and destination management companies to coordinate meeting logistics. Crissy coordinates the educational program’s logistics and works directly with the Committee on Convention and Continuing Education throughout the convention planning process.


Brooke Martin

FDC ​Marketing Coordinator

Mrs. Martin has been with the FDA since 2014. Brooke handles all marketing for FDC. She works directly with the registration company and attendees during FDC registration, and oversees the reporting of CE credit earned at FDC to CE Broker for all FDC attendees after the convention. Brooke also coordinates the scout, press and VIP registrations, as well as the student Table Clinics during FDC. Lastly, Brooke acts as a resource to FDA members for all online CE and license renewal needs.


Elizabeth Bassett, CMP

Exhibits Planner

Ms. Bassett has been with the FDA since 2013. Elizabeth coordinates the sale of exhibit booth space and general sponsorships for the FDC marketplace exhibit hall. She works directly with the convention’s decorating company to create the exhibit hall floor plan and coordinates all logistics surrounding the FDC exhibit hall as well as working directly with all FDC exhibitors.


Jennifer Tedder

Program Coordinator

Ms. Tedder has been with the FDA since 2015. Jennifer works with the FDC Scientific Program Chairs to coordinate the speaker selection and program development. She also works directly with the speakers to coordinate travel arrangements, course equipment & A/V needs and course handouts. Jennifer handles negotiating and obtaining monetary and equipment sponsorships for speakers and courses, and coordinates the selection of speaker hosts for the convention.