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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.

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Alyssa Bynum

Meeting Assistant

Ms. Bynum has been with the FDA since 2023. Alyssa 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. Bynum also organizes all allied and specialty event request and travel and transportation logistics for FDC speakers. Alyssa acts as a resource to FDA members for all online CE and license renewal needs.

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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 and promotion. She works directly with the graphics designers and outside vendors to facilitate convention marketing. She also 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.


Lisa O'Donnell, CAE

Program Coordinator

Mrs. O'Donnell has been with the FDA since 2022. Lisa works with the FDC Scientific Program Chairs to coordinate the speaker selection and program development for each annual convention along with the annual Women Inspire & Navigate Dentistry (WIND) event each fall. Lisa schedules the Rooted in Dentistry webinar series and coordinates logistics for hands-on workshops around the state.

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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. Ms. Rhodes also works directly with dental companies to purchase advertising in FDA publications including Today's FDA and NewsBites.