NADP Association News


Discovery Zone booths are going fast -- get yours today

NADP SmartBrief | May 28, 2015

Last year, 95% of exhibitors rated the Discovery Zone, the CONVERGE exhibit hall, either good or excellent. Find out why when you invest in the Discovery Zone -- your profit zone for 2015. Featuring two and a half days of dynamic networking, learning and business opportunities plus 12 and a half hours of exhibit time, the Discovery Zone is structured in ways that build traffic. Download an exhibitor application and reserve your booth today. For more information, contact Jeremy May or Shayne Leatherwood. Hurry -- rates go up June 26.


June 4 webinar explores government-relations challenges for DSOs

NADP SmartBrief | May 28, 2015

Join NADP for an insightful, hourlong webinar on Negotiating Legislative/Regulatory Challenges to DSOs at 1 p.m. Central on June 4. Presenters include Association of Dental Support Organizations representatives Lauren Rowley and Bill Head, plus panelist Preston Baldwin of Centerpoint 360. Member registration is $150 and nonmember registration is $275. To register, e-mail Jeremy May by Tuesday, June 2.


Boost your brand with CONVERGE sponsorships

NADP SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

Receive name recognition for your company and discounted registration rates with a Silver, Gold or Platinum Sponsorship when you sponsor an item or event for CONVERGE 2015. For details regarding available sponsorships, e-mail Jeremy May or Shayne Leatherwood.


CONVERGE features futurist

NADP SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

Join NADP on Sept. 29, as futurist Michael Rogers opens CONVERGE 2015 with thought-provoking observations. Michael Rogers is a different kind of futurist -- one who combines real business experience with technology skills. Add to that the keen eye of an award-winning investigative journalist and the storytelling skill of a novelist, and you have The Practical Futurist. Visit nadpconverge.org for more information. Register by June 26 and save $100.


New State of the Dental Benefits Market Report published

NADP SmartBrief | May 14, 2015

NADP recently released the annual State of the Dental Benefits Market Report, which provides a summary of the research NADP conducted in 2014 and data from other recent research activities. In addition, the report includes commentary on expectations for the dental benefits market in 2015 and NADP expectations and initiatives related to advocacy and other initiatives relevant to member companies. The State of the Dental Benefits Market Report is available to all members as a member benefit. Nonmembers may purchase the report via the Knowledge Center.


10 reasons to exhibit in the Discovery Zone

NADP SmartBrief | May 14, 2015

Make NADP's Discovery Zone your profit zone! Thanks to the sweeping enhancements made last year to the exhibit hall, NADP's Discovery Zone, your investment in CONVERGE 2015 has never been more valuable. Now is the time to take advantage of more new and exciting business development opportunities this year's Discovery Zone offers you. Following are 10 reasons to exhibit in the Discovery Zone:

  1. Build or reposition your brand;
  2. Increase awareness of your products and services;
  3. Survey market awareness about your products and services;
  4. Survey attendees about new product and service ideas;
  5. Schedule appointments with clients or prospects;
  6. Generate publicity about your brand;
  7. Launch new products;
  8. Research competitors' products and messaging;
  9. Stay informed on industry trends;
  10. Connect with key clients and business partners.

For more details and an exhibitor application, visit the CONVERGE website.


NADP Publishes New Premium and Benefit Utilization Trends

NADP SmartBrief | May 07, 2015

The 2014 NADP Dental benefits Report: Premium and Benefit Utilization Trends Report, which was initially released in January to participating companies, is now available for purchase in the Knowledge Center of the NADP website. The report provides information about the trends in In-force premium for DHMO, DPPO and Dental Indemnity products; portrays data on Annual Maximums and Annual Deductibles; and provides trending data on utilization of benefits and number of procedures paid for by dental carriers.


May 13 educational webinar focuses on cyber risk

NADP SmartBrief | May 07, 2015

Lewis Brisbois partner John Mullen and Mark Greisiger, president of NetDiligence, will present the educational webinar, Cyber Risk: Threats, Loss Control, Liability and Claims, at 1 p.m. Central on May 13. They will discuss the latest privacy and data security breach matters affecting national health care organizations as well as the cyber risks and costs associated with a data breach (based on a recent NetDiligence cyber claims study). Attendees will learn the common issues and concerns facing risk managers, including typical weak spots in safeguards and practices, and mitigation measures. We will also introduce you to the laws that govern a breach response and the steps that can be taken to best prepare for a data breach. Member registration is $150 and nonmember registration is $275. To register, e-mail Jeremy May by May 11.


CONVERGE early-bird registration ends today

NADP SmartBrief | Apr 30, 2015

Take advantage of the Early Bird Registration rates, available through today, and sign up today for CONVERGE 2015, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa in Palm Desert, Calif. For details and registration, visit the CONVERGE website.


State of dental benefits market report offers overview

NADP SmartBrief | Apr 30, 2015

Receive a high-level industry overview with the annual NADP 2014 State of the Dental Benefits Market report, available in the Knowledge Center. The report provides a summary of the research NADP conducted in 2014 and data from other recent research activities. In addition, the report includes commentary on expectations for the dental benefits market in 2015 and NADP expectations and initiatives related to advocacy and other initiatives relevant to member companies. The report is included with NADP membership and sold for $295 to nonmembers.




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