Summer Education Conference

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LDA Summer Education Conference

Wed. - Sat., June 21 - 24, 2017

newHilton Beach Gulf Front, Pensacola, FL  


Thanks to Our Sponsors (as of 9-22-16):

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  Premier Events Partner

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Supporters:
Louisiana Dental Services, Inc. (LDS)
Search Influence


 

 


 

Speakers and Course Descriptions

Wednesday, June 21

WillScott onlineSpeaker: Will Scott
Course Title: "6 Steps to Kicking Butt Online, Finding More Patients and Retiring Early"

Course Description: "6 Steps to Kicking Butt Online, Finding More Patients and Retiring Early" is an intensive crash course in internet marketing that will help you navigate the possibilities for marketing your practice on the web. You’ll learn search and social marketing tips and techniques that will lead to sustained, long-term search engine rankings (and new patients) in your local markets.

Course Objectives - Upon the completion of this course, the participant should have a better understanding of:

  • How to make a good website for searchers and search engines.
  • Website optimization basics.
  • How to make sure your practice dominates in local search results.
  • Social digital marketing, including strategies to engage with patients and prospective patients using the most popular social media tools like Twitter, Facebook, and blogs.
  • How to use local targeting options in Google adwords and Facebook.
  • Your own website's traffic.
  • How to revise the practice website. (Attendees will be able to submit their practice website for review and Will will go over the sites on the big screen and provide ideas and actionable advice for all attendees.


Course Type:
Lecture
Credit: 4 practice management hours

Will Scott has been helping small businesses get online since 1994. He has led teams responsible for building thousands of small business websites, building hundreds of thousands of pages in online directories and delivering millions of website visits from Web searches. Will is the CEO of Search Influence, the largest online marketing company on the Gulf Coast. At Search Influence, he leads a team of dedicated professionals who put customer results first. Search Influence serves local and small- to medium-size businesses with SEO, online advertising, social media and content marketing, both directly and as a white-label provider for media companies and resellers.


Thursday, June 22

Friday, June 23

Saturday, June 24




2016 Registration Fees (2017 FEES TBA)
* We impose a surcharge of 2.25% on the transaction amount on credit card products, which is not greater than our cost of acceptance.

REGISTRATION CATEGORY Early Fee   Fee After 7/21/16
LDA Member $339   $389
ADA Member $419   $469
Non-Member $499   $549
Hygienist $159   $209
Assoc. mbr. $129   $179
Dental Student $99   $149
Ret. Vol. Lic. $119   $169
Other $129   $179
       
       
BEACH BOIL   Early Fee   Fee After 7/21/16
C.E. registrant   FREE   $29.95
Adult guest   $36.95   $42.95
Child boil menu (12 or under)   $17.95   $22.95
Child chicken (12 or under)   $10.95   $15.95

 
Hilton Pensacola Beach, Pensacola, FL 
12 Via de Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, FL  32561

Reservations should be made no later than May 21, 2017. The group code is “LDA.”  Attendees should call the hotel directly at (850) 916-2999 and ask for inhouse group reservations. Make sure to give the code "LDA" to ensure you receive the group rate.

Type of Room   Nightly Rate
Standard Room   $269
Gulf Front Room   $299
1 Bedroom Suite   $349
2 Bedroom Suite   $449
3 Bedroom Suite   $539

Rates are available 3 days pre and 3 days post conference, based on hotel availability. Taxes and SRIA fees are currently 12.78%. All taxes and fees are subject to change.

Check-in is 4 p.m. and check-out is 11 a.m.

Suites, in-room amenities include:
•     2 Flat-screen HDTV with 100% digital HD content, HBO, CNN, ESPN and On-Demand movies
•     High-speed internet access
•     Granite counter tops and bathroom vanities
•     Kitchenette
•     Twin bunk beds (depending on suite)
•     Breakfast table with chairs
•     Living room area with pullout couch
•     Luxury Peter Rothman bathroom amenities
•     Alarm radio
•     Coffee maker
•     Hairdryer
•     Iron & ironing board
•     Microwave
•     Mini refrigerator
•     Work desk with ergonomic chair & adjustable lamp

Gulf Front & Standard Rooms, in-room amenities include:
•     Flat-screen HDTV with 100% digital HD content, HBO, CNN, ESPN and On-Demand movies
•     High-speed internet access
•     Granite counter tops and bathroom vanities
•     Luxury Peter Rothman bathroom amenities
•     Private Gulf front balcony
•     Alarm radio
•     Coffee maker
•     Hairdryer
•     Iron & ironing board
•     Microwave
•     Mini refrigerator
•     Work desk with ergonomic chair & adjustable lamp

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