ASDA Annual Session 2018 in Anaheim, February 21–24

Special Programming

The following special events and optional activities are available to attendees of Annual Session. 

Wednesday, Feb. 21
6 – 8 p.m. 
Welcome Reception – Enjoy cocktails and camaraderie, as well as music and lawn games like cornhole and Connect Four. Generously sponsored by the American Dental Association.
Thursday, Feb. 22
6:30 7:30 p.m.
“Dancing with the Stars” Zumba dance class (#BeWellASDA) – generously sponsored by Great-West Financial. Working out can be fun and easy when you’re with friends and accompanied by energetic music. This class will feature an aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
 
Friday, Feb. 23
1 – 6:30 p.m.
Headshot lounge – generously supported by MedPro
A professional photographer will be on hand throughout the afternoon – stop by to get a formal headshot (you’ll need it for your CV and job-hunting). Photos will be emailed to attendees about a week after Annual Session. 

4:15 – 5:30 p.m. 
Gold Crown Awards Ceremony – generously supported by Pacific Dental Services
We’ll reveal the biggest winners of the past year, including Best Chapter Newsletter, Website and IDEAL ASDA Chapter. 

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 
Gold Crown celebration and champagne toast– generously supported by Pacific Dental Services. Honor the accomplishments of the past year, walk the red carpet and pose for photos with your award. 
 
Saturday, Feb. 24
12:30 – 1 p.m.
Chair yoga: This 30-minute posture and stretching session will help ease some of the tension of busy conference days. No need to change out of business attire, just stop by for a wellness break.   
 
7 – 11:30 p.m.  
President’s Gala and Dinner – generously supported by the Academy of General Dentistry
The scene is set: a 19th century Parisian opera house. The camera rolls, the curtain rises and music swells. Dancers whirl past in exotic and colorful masks, inspired by the elegance, mystery and romance of the Phantom of the Opera.

Honor ASDA President Tanya Sue Maestas at her gala, Phantom of the Opera: A Masquerade Ball, on Saturday, Feb. 24. Doors open at 7 p.m., dinner is at 7:30 p.m., followed by dancing until 11:30 p.m. Masquerade attire encouraged! 
Additional Opportunities

Friday, Feb. 23, 7 – 10 p.m. 
Roaring 20s Reception – hosted by Pacific Dental Services
A VIP costume party at Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen in Downtown Disney District. Learn more about this event

These offerings are not ASDA-hosted or sanctioned.