12 Presenters
Nov 2-4, 2017
Houston, Texas
2017 DEO Associate Summit
Recruit, Retain and Motivate Incredible Associates

Registration Closing:
Very limited space. 
Associate Dentists Are The Key To Your Growth
Your success depends on your ability to attract, compensate, manage, and retain associates. 
Recruiting | Retention | Contracting | Managing | Leading | H.R. |Ownership | Compensation | On-Boarding | KPIs
Hurricane Harvey Update: The Associate Summit is STILL ON, as scheduled 
at the JW Marriott in Houston.
Register today to learn how to grow your business while giving back to this great city!

How To Motivate The New Generation of Dentists Joan Garbo - Joan Garbo Consulting

Questions to be answered here include: How can you communicate effectively with 'millenial' minded dentists? How can you motivate younger dentists and enroll them in your vision? What are the mindset differences between 'new school' and 'old school' dentists?

Associate Legal Agreements The Right Way Brian Colao - Dykema

Questions to be answered here: 
What legal considerations occur when setting up associateship ownership plans? 
How do you create employment agreements to attract and retain associates? 
What legal trends are happening with associate legal agreements?

Creating Associate Ownership Models that Work Diwakar Sinha - Tusk Partners

Questions to be Answered Here:
What are the latest trends with associate ownership?
What are the financial implications of ownership vs employee models?
What associate ownership model might be right for your situation, or growth strategy?

Associate Recruiting Strategies That Work Marcia Patterson & Carl Guthrie - ETS Dental

Questions to be Answered Here:
What strategies are working now to recruit associates?
What is not working?
How can an emerging group practice compete with larger DSO's to attract associates?
What are associates looking for when they choose a practice?

Recruiting Best Practices at Smile Brands Peter Kim (Guest John Owens) - Smiles Brands

Questions to be Answered Here:
How does a large DSO like Smile Brands recruit associates?
How do they on-board their recruits?
How do they transition associates from recruits to long term partners?
What contracting does smile brands do when associates come on board?
How does Smile Brands handle contracting, compensation, incentivizing associates?

Creating Successful Associate Relationships Joseph McManus - Henry Schein

Questions to be Answered Here:
Why are universities a major obstacle in recruiting associates?
What are the most common reasons a young dentist may wish to become an associate?
What are the most important factors that influence a young dentist in their selection of an associateship. 
What are the key elements and ingredients in a successful associateship?
2017 DEO Associate Summit
November 2-4, 2017
One Dentist
Early Bird Registration
Per Attendee
  • One Dentist
  • Full Access to Speakers
  • Full Access to Networking and Other Events
Any non-dentist 
early bird registration
Per Attendee
  • One Dentist
  • Full Access to Speakers
  • Full Access to Networking and Other Events
Groups of 5 or more Special Registration (Contact us) 
Per Attendee
  • One Dentist
  • Full Access to Speakers
  • Full Access to Networking and Other Events
Questions? Contact us:
Darin Acopan - [email protected]
(360) 980-1437

  •  Hotel: JW Marriott Houston Downtown
  •  Address: 806 Main Street Houston TX 77002 
  •  Date: November 2 - 4th, 2017
  • Located next to the theatre district and sporting venues.
PLEASE NOTE: Our room block for the event has sold out at this property. We will provide updates if availability opens up. 

Here are two nearby properties that are not associated with our group: The Magnolia Hotel and the Sam Houston Hotel.

Anderson & Associates is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 11/1/2015 to 10/31/2018. Provider ID#300137 - 15.5 credits.
About DEO
DEO Provides Group Practice Owners the Community, Education and Resources Necessary to Enhance Their Ability to Become a Corporate Leader, An Effective Senior Executive and Building a Thriving Dental Group

Our goal is to help you create your vision and make it become reality. Give you the resources and knowledge you need. Ultimate goal: more success. Each group is designed so that members help each other improve their businesses and their lives. The promise of participating in a DEO group is that you will become a powerful corporate leader, a more effective senior executive and an influential director of a for profit board. 

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