NADP Association News


Boost your brand with CONVERGE sponsorship

NADP SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

Highlight your brand to the dental benefits target audience that matters most with a CONVERGE 2016 sponsorship. CONVERGE attendees are CEOs, executives, managers, directors, dental directors and consultants. Visit nadpconverge.org for a list of available sponsorship opportunities. Hurry: Sponsorship opportunities are going fast! CONVERGE 2016 is Sept. 12-15 at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas. View the Exhibitor Prospectus for more details. Questions? Contact Education Manager Jeremy May or Director of Administration Shayne Leatherwood.


Connect with key industry contacts in the Discovery Zone

NADP SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

Why exhibit in the Discovery Zone at CONVERGE 2016, Sept. 12-15 at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas? It's an efficient, economical way to build your brand, increase your prospect list, launch new products, research your competition and meet with key clients. Hurry: Exhibit space is going fast! Download the Exhibitor Prospectus for more details. Questions? Contact Education Manager Jeremy May or Director of Administration Shayne Leatherwood.


CONVERGE early-bird registration ends April 29

NADP SmartBrief | Apr 21, 2016

CONVERGE 2016 early-bird registration continues through April 29 via the online registration system in the NADP Knowledge Center. Early-bird registration is $1,095 per member and $1,995 per non-member. CONVERGE is Sept. 12-15 at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas. Visit the CONVERGE microsite frequently as updates will be posted regarding the schedule, attendee list, golf tournament and more.


NADP says flawed ADA report misses the mark on value of children's dental benefits

NADP SmartBrief | Apr 21, 2016

A new report out from the American Dental Association's Health Policy Institute challenging the value of private dental benefits is drawing strong criticism from leading industry groups. The ADA report claims that consumers with children covered under private dental plans are spending more out-of-pocket on premiums and copayments than their benefits are worth. But the National Association of Dental Plans and Delta Dental Plans Association say the report's conclusion, based on cherry-picked data and uninformed assumptions, is fundamentally flawed. Read more.


10 reasons to exhibit in the Discovery Zone

NADP SmartBrief | Apr 14, 2016

Make NADP's Discovery Zone your profit zone! Now is the time to take advantage of 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 appointment 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; and 10. Connect with key clients and business partners. For more details and an exhibitor application, download the 2016 Exhibitor Prospectus.


Increase productivity with tips from webinar miniseries

NADP SmartBrief | Apr 14, 2016

Join NADP and presenter Randy Dean on April 19 at 1 p.m. Central Time for the first of a three-part webinar miniseries designed to help you manage your time and increase productivity. Dean will present a one-hour webinar, Taming the E-Mail Beast, where he will share a proven system for taming your e-mail account, with strategies for keeping your inbox efficient and under control by building and administering a personal "e-mail infrastructure." Reduce the mess in your inbox by having "natural" places for your e-mails to go. Learn how to get rid of all those "quick little" e-mails once and for all, as well as how to mitigate or even eliminate much of that annoying junk and spam. The series also includes these webinars (dates TBA): Optimizing Your MS Outlook and Smart Phone Success & Terrific Tablets. Registration for the miniseries is $300 for NADP members and $500 for non-members. Note: if you purchase the 2016 Educational Webinar Series -OR- registered for 2016 Leadership Conference, the three-part Mini Series is included. Learn more.


Call for CONVERGE topics, speaker proposals

NADP SmartBrief | Apr 07, 2016

Do you have an idea for a session topic at CONVERGE 2016? Submit your topic proposal via the NADP website. Have you heard a speaker you'd like to suggest for a CONVERGE presentation? Submit the online speaker proposal form via the NADP website. The Education Commission will review the submissions and select the ones most appropriate for CONVERGE 2016. Questions? Contact Education Manager Jeremy May.


CONVERGE 2016 registration open

NADP SmartBrief | Apr 07, 2016

CONVERGE 2016 early-bird registration is open through April 29 via the online registration system in the NADP Knowledge Center. Early-bird registration is $1,095 per member and $1,995 per non-member. CONVERGE is Sept. 12-15 at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas. Visit the CONVERGE microsite frequently as updates will be posted regarding the schedule, attendee list, golf tournament and more.


2016 Webinar Series includes bonus presentations

NADP SmartBrief | Mar 31, 2016

Save 43%, receive one free bonus webinar plus a three-part mini-series when you purchase the complete 2016 series of 10 educational webinars. That's a total of 14 webinars! The NADP 2016 Educational Webinar Series features a wide array of timely industry topics ranging from network adequacy to political perspectives, benchmarks and trends to Medicaid and CHIP. Most webinars begin at 1 p.m. CT and are one-hour presentations. Packages include options for live presentations plus recordings or live presentations only. For details and to order, visit the Webinars section of the NADP Knowledge Center.


New State Reports released

NADP SmartBrief | Mar 31, 2016

NADP State Reports present a market overview including enrollment by plan type, consumers receiving benefits via small or large groups or public programs, dental workforce trends, comparison of individuals with coverage by household incomes, and employers offering benefits by company size. Brand-new NADP State Reports featuring 2013 data are available in the Knowledge Center of the NADP website, where they are free to members and $29.95 each for nonmembers.




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