The Minnesota Dental Association’s Star of the North Meeting is the premier state dental meeting of the Upper Midwest. With over 90 continuing education seminars and an exhibit floor featuring over 250 innovative companies, the Star of the North Meeting provides current clinical and practice management information to the dental community. Seminars will be offered Thursday, April 27 to Saturday, April 29. The exhibit floor will be open Thursday thru Saturday.
A special invitation-only, Exhibit Hall Premiere Night will take place on Thursday, April 27 from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Join us on Friday, April 28 in Roy Wilkins Auditorium for The BIG Party! Entertainment will be provided by “Hairball” and we hope to see you there!
The Star of the North Meeting brings you the best clinicians and dental-related companies in the industry, providing the latest in cutting edge techniques and information. Choose from over 90 continuing education sessions presented by over 40 nationally recognized speakers – all conveniently close to home.
Nationally Known - Close to Home
We’re offering more sessions than EVER before! Over 20 workshops will be available to give you the valuable one-on-one time with clinicians and experience hands-on learning. The popular Table Clinics offer free CE opportunities on Friday. Reserve your seat at our first Keynote Breakfast on Saturday morning featuring Gary Zelesky. New staggered schedules and varying course lengths provide more choices than ever before!
Talk face-to-face with over 250 exhibitors and experience first hand the latest advances in dental equipment and products for your practice. Reserve time in your schedule to visit the exhibit hall and take advantage of all the fun activities available – Exhibit Hall Premiere Night, the CASH Cube, caricature drawings, Exhibit CE Spot and much more!
Take advantage of the opportunity to learn “outside the classroom” by sharing ideas and experiences with your dental professional peers from across the Midwest. We’ve got plenty of activities to help break the ice – cooking classes, brewery tours/tastings, receptions and class reunions. Plus stick around for The BIG Party on Friday night featuring Hairball! This is a must-see event that everyone will be talking about!
THE MarketPlace of the Upper Midwest Dental Industry!
Maximize your company’s exposure in the Dental Industry at the 2017 Star of the North Meeting! Join some 8,500 dental professionals when they all come together next April at the Saint Paul RiverCentre. This is the event of the upper Midwest Dental Industry, there is no better place for you to connect.. Star of the North can help you…
Establish a marketing identity for your company
Develop new contacts and potential customers
Enhance your relationship with current customers and establish preferences for your company
Solidify your presence in the Minnesota dental market
Monitor the pulse of the dental marketplace
Increase your bottom line!
The Star of the North Meeting attracts some 8,500 dental professionals from across Minnesota and the Upper Midwest.
The Minnesota Dental Association is a statewide professional membership organization representing Minnesota-licensed dentists and dental students, with a membership of over 3,000 dentists.
The MDA represents members at the state legislature, advocating for legislation that includes scope of practice issues, as well as public oral health and safety issues. We also advocate on behalf of our members in discussions with regulatory agencies and third party payers to resolve conflicts and recommend change when needed.