About the Chicago Midwinter Meeting

chicago cds midwinter meeting 2024

February 2024: The Chicago Midwinter Meeting has started! Here's a live recap of the show from your friends here at Global.

Once a year, the windy city of Chicago becomes the epicenter of dental innovation, education, and networking, thanks to the Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Midwinter Meeting.

This event is steeped in a rich history that dates back over a century, and it continues to be a highlight for dental professionals from across the globe. Offering a blend of cutting-edge technology showcases, comprehensive educational sessions, and unparalleled networking opportunities, the Midwinter Meeting stands as a testament to the dynamic nature of the dental profession.

Here at Global Surgical, we’ve enjoyed over 25 years of meeting the doctors we work with, along with plenty of new faces along the way, by attending some of the world’s leading dental educational events such as the CDS Midwinter.

We love educating dental professionals about the value of dental microscopes, and what they can bring to your practice. These events are a great place for you to start learning about microscopy in dentistry. 

Let's see why the CDS Midwinter is consistently one of the leading events you'll find an A-Series microscope and your friends here at Global.

When and Where Is the CDS Midwinter Meeting 2024?

This year’s event will be held February 22-24, 2024 at Chicago’s McCormick Place West building

The Midwinter Meeting is renowned for its scientific programming, exclusive networking events and opportunities and its expansive Exhibit Hall. The annual February meeting offers attendees access to more than 230 CE-accredited courses taught by the best clinicians and leaders in dental education. The Midwinter Meeting is the place for dentists and their teams to receive the latest practice management solutions and evidenced-based clinical knowledge to strengthen their business practices and provide the best possible care for patients. 

Each year, hundreds of businesses attend the Midwinter Meeting to showcase their latest dental innovations from up-and-coming companies to household brands. The expansive Exhibit Hall showcases the latest products and services for dentists and their teams to test, learn about and purchase to improve patient care. Special events will once again provide fun networking experiences, including the Sips, Suds & Sales and receptions for Early Career dentists and dental students. 

As an attendee, you will have the opportunity to learn from the best while earning CE credits. For more information on this year’s event, and registration information, visit: https://www.cds.org/midwinter-meeting 

Meet Dr. Shoup - Microscope Dentistry by ShoupTagged with 'Dr. Jorge F. Zapata'Ortiz Hugues, Juan Carlos | Quintessence Publishing Company, Ltd.One hands-on learning course we strongly suggest checking out is from our friends at AMED - the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry.  It is on Friday the 23rd in room FL217 from 8 am to 3:30 pm with instructors Dr. Randy Shoup, Dr. Jorge Zapata and Dr. Juan Carlos Ortiz Hugues. 

Key Features of the CDS Midwinter Meeting:

  1. A Tradition of Excellence

    The CDS Midwinter Meeting has long been recognized as one of the premier dental conferences in the world. With its inception in the late 19th century, the event has grown exponentially, both in size and scope. Today, it attracts thousands of participants, including dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and students, eager to explore the latest trends and advancements in dentistry.

    Educational Opportunities Abound

    At the heart of the Midwinter Meeting is a commitment to continuing education. The conference boasts a robust lineup of workshops, lectures, and hands-on courses led by renowned experts in various dental disciplines. These sessions cover a wide range of topics, from clinical techniques and patient communication strategies to practice management and technological innovations, ensuring there's something of value for every attendee.

    Cutting-Edge Technology and Exhibits

    The exhibition hall at the Midwinter Meeting is a treasure trove of the latest dental products, equipment, and services. Hundreds of exhibitors showcase their innovations, offering attendees a firsthand look at the tools and technologies poised to shape the future of dental care. From digital imaging systems and 3D printers to advanced materials and software solutions, the exhibit floor provides a unique opportunity to explore the next generation of dental practice essentials.

    Networking and Professional Development

    Beyond the educational sessions and exhibits, the Midwinter Meeting serves as a vital platform for networking and professional development. The event facilitates connections between dental professionals from diverse backgrounds and specialties, fostering collaborations and friendships that can last a lifetime. Whether it's through formal networking events or casual conversations between sessions, the opportunities for professional growth and community building are endless.

    A Glimpse into the Future of Dentistry

    Each year, the Midwinter Meeting offers a glimpse into the future of dentistry, highlighting emerging trends and practices that will define the profession in the years to come. Attendees leave the conference not only with new knowledge and skills but also with a renewed sense of excitement for the possibilities that lie ahead in the ever-evolving world of dental health care.


Attending the CDS Midwinter Meeting 2024? Stop by Booth #4637

Many of premier dental events like the CDS Midwinter continue growing each year thanks to continued interest and support from the greater dental community. Your thirst for knowledge and education makes these events such a success year after year. 

For over 25 years, we’ve exhibited at many of the world’s leading dental community meetings like the CDS Midwinter, both large and small, to promote the use of surgical microscopes in dentistry. Bringing our scopes as well as our other offerings have helped thousands of dental professionals truly see and feel the precision and maximized comfort of using a dental microscope in their practice.

2024 is set to be a year like no other, with more prominent dental conferences, as well as specialized courses and lectures, than ever before. As you sit down to plan your travel schedule in pursuit of education and networking opportunities, consider some of these heavy-hitting meetings this year. And, of course, don’t be shy – stop by and see us at Global Surgical. We’d love to see you!

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Looking ahead on your calendar? Check out our full list of Top Dental & Specialty Events to Attend in 2024.

And, if you’ve never experienced the benefits of a dental microscope first-hand but are eager to get started or have questions, we are here to help! Reach out to a sales representative today by reaching out to us at 800-861-3585 or by clicking the button below.