The Western Regional Dental Experience (WRDE) draws more dentist and decision-maker attendees than any other dental meeting in the state. We also attract attendees from neighboring states like New Mexico, California, Colorado, as well as several cold-weather states like Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio, and Michigan.
How many attendees?
An average of 3, 600 each year
Who is coming?
30% dentists; 70% dental team members
Where are our attendees from?
92% of our attendees are from Arizona.
Three tiers of exhibit booths
Flexibility for any budget
Over 1/3 of our exhibitors have been to more than 3 or more WRDE conventions.
Arizona—specifically Maricopa County—is one of the top three growing counties in the United States.
More business, more dentists, and more opportunity is coming into the Valley compared to just about anywhere else in the US.
The pandemic didn't slow us down
WRDE experienced a marked increase in the 2020 and 2021 virtual conventions over pre-COVID numbers.
WRDE Marketing Campaign
Our WRDE marketing campaign reaches current and prospective attendees through integrated advertising, public relations, digital and outreach programs.
- Pre-show advertising and editorials in AzDA's monthly publication
- Direct mail pieces
- Email campaigns
- On-site program
- Social media (over 2,500 Twitter and Facebook followers)