Are you still toying with the idea of attending this year’s SIROWORLD Conference? It could very well be the best and most energizing thing you do for your career all year. Interested in current dental industry trends? Check out one of 140+ general sessions. Maybe you’d like to see first-hand the innovative products that are about to take the dental scene by storm? The trade show floor has plenty of ideas waiting to be discovered. And how about when your brain needs a break from the three-day educational extravaganza? Explore a different side of SIROWORLD with these 9 unique activities!
1. DOWNLOAD THE SIROWOLD MOBILE APP TO STAY UPDATED ON THE EVENTS SCHEDULE, SPEAKERS, AND EXHIBITORS
WHEN? ANY TIME BEFORE YOU ARRIVE
Don’t miss a beat! This easy-to-use app allows you to customize your SIROWORLD experience by bookmarking the sessions that spark your interest. Even better, you can navigate your way from session to session so you don’t get lost. And for those times you want to make all of your colleagues who couldn’t attend jealous, you can share and post event photos right from the app! Download the SIROWORLD app for Apple devices here: http://bit.ly/siroworld, and for Android devices here: http://bit.ly/siroworldandroid
2. SIGN UP FOR A FREE OFFICE DESIGN CONSULTATION DURING A BREAKOUT SESSION HOSTED BY PATTERSON
WHEN? THURSDAY FROM 330 – 430PM
At this session entitled “Recipe for a Dental Office – Designing the Right Office for You,” Patterson’s own Tim King will help you discover how the Patterson DesignEdge team can help bring your unique vision to life, with the help of sophisticated technology and even virtual reality goggles! After you’re done dreaming up your perfect dental office face lift, sign up for a free design consultation! You bring the ideas, Patterson specialists will bring the floor plans, inspiration, detailed resources, and expertise.
3. BASK IN THE BRILLIANCE OF A BILLIONAIRE WHO DEFINED THE GOLD STANDARD IN CUSTOMER SERVICE
WHEN? THURSDAY FROM 5 – 630PM
Sir Richard Branson has been named to the Forbes “World Billionaires” list and is known for his spot-on business acumen, philanthropic endeavors, and magnetic personality. He is sure to inspire even the most exhausted event-goers with his tales of success, technological innovations, philanthropic efforts, and the conflicts and triumphs of his ongoing journey. Plus, have you ever breathed the same air as a billionaire? That’s got to be good luck!
4. BRUSH UP ON YOUR BEST SOUP NAZI IMPRESSION WHILE EXPERIENCING THE COMEDIC PROWESS OF JERRY SEINFELD
WHEN? THURSDAY FROM 930 – 1030PM
One of the most popular comedians of our time, Seinfeld has appeared frequently on “The Tonight Show” and “Late Night with David Letterman.” But, of course, he is most famous for his TV show “Seinfeld,” one of the all-time highest-rated shows in the United States! After a full day of educational sessions, his performance is bound to deliver some comedic relief. “No sleep for you!”
5. SQUEEZE IN SOME CARDIO FRIDAY MORNING AT A SUMMER OLYMPICS-INSPIRED FUN RUN
WHEN? FRIDAY FROM 6 – 730AM
Make sure you pack your tennis shoes because you will not want to miss out on this Summer Olympics-inspired run. Friday morning at 6AM sharp, throw on the colors of your favorite country head to the outdoor terrace of the Rosen Shingle Creek property to join other event goers for a 2.5 mile run! Not in the best shape of your life? Don’t sweat it (literally): the run will not be timed and you are free to go at your own pace.
6. TAKE A SNAPCHAT VIDEO WHILE ONEREPUBLIC PERFORMS “COUNTING STARS”
WHEN? FRIDAY FROM 8 – 10PM
This American pop-rock band has won numerous awards since they first entered the music scene. With hit singles like “Counting Stars,” “Apologize,” and “Dreaming Out Loud” on the set list, you will certainly win the award for best Snapchat video of the night.
7. TAKE A BREAK FROM TONING YOUR BRAIN, TO TONE YOUR MUSCLES WITH A TAE BO SESSION LED BY BILLY BLANKS ON SATURDAY MORNING
WHEN? SATURDAY FROM 6 – 7AM
Billy Blanks has dedicated his career to helping others live a healthy lifestyle. This one hour sweat session may be early, but it will be bursting with enough energy to wake you up faster than your morning cup of morning joe. Mr. Blanks has planned an upbeat and fun martial arts workout composed of lower body movements and boxing. After working up a serious sweat, you’ll have enough endorphins to last you the rest of the conference!
8. SEEK OUT KIDS CAMP TO MAKE SURE YOUR CHILDREN HAVE A GOOD TIME AT SIROWORLD TOO!
WHEN? DAILY FROM AUGUST 11-13
For an extra cost, “Kids’ camp” is available to children throughout each of the three days of SIROWORLD. Young ones between the ages of 6 weeks and 18 years old are welcome. Qualified team coordinators will lead a wide range of events including group activities, movies, various entertainment, and arts and crafts. Food and beverages will be provided. Is anyone else disappointed that the age cut off is 18? Rosen Shingle Creek resort also has volleyball courts, tennis courts, a pool, and fishing on premise for some family fun in the sun!
9. BRING THE HEAT TO THE DANCE FLOOR DURING “HOT PROPERTIES” EXHILERATING LIVE PERFORMANCE
WHEN? SATURDAY FROM 8PM – 12AM
Grab your glow sticks and get ready for a good time! These famous musicians have entertained throughout the world for more than 15 years. With a song list packed full of hits from the 60s to the Top 40 hits of today, this dynamic band makes it almost impossible to sit on the sidelines. What a wonderful way to end this fantastic, three-day event! After all, when else do you get an opportunity to showcase your best dance moves while surrounded by colleagues?
ADDITIONAL SIROWORLD RESOURCES
- CLICK HERE to read more about SIROWORLD 2016, via the event website.
- CLICK HERE to read a more general overview of SIROWORLD activities from an earlier OffTheCusp write-up.
- CLICK HERE if you absolutely cannot attend SIROWORLD, and want to find other upcoming dental industry events to attend instead!
SIROWORLD promises to shine a light on all aspects of dentistry, and boasts a jam-packed agenda that achieves the perfect balance of education and fun. Make the most out of your SIROWORLD experience by giving these 9 unique things a try! But first, don’t forget to register HERE! Let us know which activity you’re looking forward to most, in the comments section below!