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

Martin, Brooke 2020

Brooke Martin, PCM

Marketing Coordinator

Mrs. Martin has been with the FDA since 2014. Brooke handles all marketing for FDC including print, digital, social and onsite marketing. 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 acts as a resource to FDA members for all online CE and license renewal needs.

Rhodes, Deirdre

Deirdre Rhodes

Exhibits, Sponsorship & Advertising Coordinator

Mrs. Rhodes has been with the FDA since 2018. Deirdre coordinates the sale of booth space for the FDC Exhibit Hall and provides general assistance to all FDC exhibitors and deals with the logistics surrounding the 400-booth show. She works directly with exhibitors for advertising and corporate sponsorship opportunities.

Jennifer Thomas

Jennifer Thomas

Program Coordinator

Ms. Thomas has been with the FDA since 2022. 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 the speaker hosts for the convention.

Mackenzie Johnson

Mackenzie Johnson

Meeting Assistant

Ms. Johnson has been with the FDA since 2021. Mackenzie works directly with attendees to assist in their registration needs and coordinates all speaker host logistics. She coordinates the scout, press and VIP registration, as well as allied and specialty event logistics. Ms. Johnson also organizes all allied and specialty event request and travel and transportation logistics for FDC speakers. Mackenzie acts as a resource to FDA members for all online CE and license renewal needs.