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General Information  

The Florida Dental Convention (FDC) is the official meeting of the Florida Dental Association (FDA). The 201​9 Florida Dental Convention will be held June 2​7-29, 201​9 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL. FDA member dentists receive free pre-registration to this annual meeting as a member benefit! We offer three full days of continuing education as well as an exhibit hall featuring more than 300 leading dental exhibitors. A 13-member committee of FDA member dentists work to create a dynamic, engaging scientific program for all dental professionals each year. Come join us!

Code of Ethics

The FDA Committee on Conventions and Continuing Education (C-CCE) pledge to continuously provide high-caliber and well-rounded educational programs and exhibitions for the dental professional. The C-CCE aims to treat attendees, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors and all other partners with respect, professionalism and honesty. 

Location

FDC201​9 will be located at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. The Gaylord Palms is located at 6000 W. Osceola Parkway, Orlando, FL 34746. Click here for directions. 

Hotel Reservations

FDC201​9 has a block of rooms set aside for attendees and exhibitors at a special convention rate of $19​9 per night, including self-parking, at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. To make your hotel reservation click here or contact the hotel at 407.586.​2000. 

Policy on Emotional Support Animals

If you require an Emotion Support Animal (ESA) please contact FDC at 800.877.9922 by Monday, June 24th. FDC will require current documentation (not more than one year old) on letterhead from a licensed mental health professional stating (1) the attendee has a mental health-related disability listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV); (2) having the animal accompany the attendee is necessary to the attendee’s mental health or treatment; (3) the individual providing the assessment of the attendee is a licensed mental health professional and the attendee is under his/her professional care; and (4) the date and type of the mental health professional’s license and the state or other jurisdiction in which it was issued. This documentation may be required as a condition of permitting ESA’s to accompany attendees. Under the Americans With Disabilities Act, ESA’s are not given the same rights and exemptions as Service Animals and approval of ESA’s in public areas and businesses are at the discretion of those entities. If prior approval is not given by FDC, attendees will be asked to remove the ESA from the event.

Parking and Shuttle Bus Service

FDC will offer remote parking at ESPN's Wide World of Sports, Homerun Parking Lot located at 700 S. Victory Way, Orlando, FL 34747. Remote parking is the most convenient option for FDC attendees. There is a charge for parking at Gaylord Palms if you are not a guest of the hotel. Parking is extremely limited for drive-in attendees not staying at the hotel.

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