June 13-15 | Kissimmee, Florida

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Who Is Summit For?

DEO Summit is for Dental Group Owners, Leaders, and Teams with businesses doing over $1m in annual revenue that want to create more profit, impact, and time for themselves and their businesses.

Why Should You Attend Summit?

DEO Summit will give you tools to build an unshakeable dental organization that can grow and thrive in any economy. You will gain invaluable strategies to grow your profit, have more time, and make an impact!

How Will Summit Help You And Your Business?

After leaving Summit, you'll be equipped to:

  • Significantly BOOST YOUR PROFIT MARGINS & manage costs for EXPONENTIAL GROWTH
  • Navigate challenges (economic & more) with CONFIDENCE, discovering OPPORTUNITIES TO LEVERAGE 
  • GET THE MOST OUT of your increasingly expensive TEAM
  • Implement the right SYSTEMS & KPIs for accountable, PRODUCTIVE teams
  • Hire, train & retain TOP ASSOCIATES/STAFF and keep a healthy, happy workplace
  • Generate more PROFIT, make more IMPACT, & have more TIME to spend how you want
  • And much more... PS: The event is protected by our Money-Back Guarantee AND you can get CE Credits


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Thursday, June 13th, 7:00 PM (ET)

Registration & Opening Reception

At DEO’s opening reception, enjoy an unforgettable evening at the gorgeous Gaylord Palms Resort. Mix and mingle with fellow like-minded attendees, stellar speakers, and more with your favorite beverage in beautiful surroundings. Have fun and make lasting connections, and be inspired by the energy and excitement of Summit!

Your Summit ticket also includes incredibly delicious breakfast, lunch, and snacks during the event, so you’ll have plenty of energy and time throughout the day not to miss anything. The Summit team carefully chooses the menu for each day to ensure there are healthy options and a lot of selections to choose from. Plus, meal and break times are great times to network!

"Love the energy… and pulse that you get in the room. It's almost electric, just being able to talk with others and hear their stories really motivates me for Monday morning..” — Tisha Rojas, Regional Manager, AZ Cosmetic and Family Dentistry

“You’re going to connect with people trying to figure out where to go, who they are, and this is the place to do it if you’re ready to step up your game. Every bit of information I’ve gotten just rings true to heart... I can connect, completely… I’m just excited to be here.” — Dr. Nasha Hunter, Cofounder and Chief Dental Officer, Sweetpea Smiles

Friday, June 14th, 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM (ET)

10-15 High Quality Sessions By Top Industry Experts

DEO Summit’s content-rich sessions are full of inspiration and solutions for your dental company's growth challenges. DEO carefully plans the Summit agenda to address timely issues and offer proven strategies for successful business growth on topics like hiring/retention, associates, systems, financing, and more!

"I’m very grateful, I don’t know that there’s anything else like this. I feel like there’s even more value here than I can even pull in." — Dr. Joshua M. Renken, CEO, Renken Dentistry

Plus you’ll hear an incredible keynote speaker. Our keynotes are the most successful business trailblazers in group dentistry. They have paved the way for the growth of DSOs, disrupting and innovating the dentistry business model, and offering better and higher quality patient care.

Past Summit keynote speakers include:
- Dr. Ben Winters, D.D.S., M.S. - AKA "The Bentist" (with 13M followers on TikTok!)
- Steve Bilt, Chief Executive Officer, Smile Brands Inc.
- Dr. Rick Workman, Founder & Executive Chairman, Heartland Dental
- Stephen E. Thorne, IV, Founder & CEO, Pacific Dental Services

“DEO put on an amazing conference where innovation and disruption took center stage! The event was a powerhouse of inspiration, filled with brilliant minds who are changing the game.” — Sheena Hinson, Founder, Executive Advisor & Coach, Uplevel Practice Solution.

Networking Cocktail Party

Summit is about making connections too! Arguably some of the most important conversations and networking are at the end of the day, relaxing and enjoying the amenities. Make new friends, connect with like-minded colleagues, get insight from subject matter experts, and be inspired by leaders, all while having a lot of fun and enjoying your favorite beverage at Friday evening’s cocktail party.

“The discussions and insights shared have been truly enlightening. It's incredible to witness the passion and dedication of these visionary individuals as they shape the future of #dentistry.” — Jack Bayramyan D.D.S., Founder, Optimize Practice Services

“It's a great event. It's fun, there's good energy, and you'll definitely take good information home.” — Lindsay Svatos, Human Resources Manager, Burch Dental Partners

“This doesn't feel like a business conference. And maybe it's because it's a lot of smaller groups and more entrepreneurial. But there's something about the energy here that's great. Everybody's networking, chatting each other up… I'm learning a lot by listening to a lot of different people.”
— Paul Gruensfelder, Vice President of Marketing, Select Dental Management LLC

Saturday, June 15th, 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM (ET)

10-15 High Quality Sessions By Top Industry Experts

Day 2 of Summit offers just as much value. Enjoy more sessions full of inspiration and innovative solutions tailored to address the current growth challenges faced by your dental company. Gain tried and true tactics for achieving your growth goals, increasing your profit, making more of an impact, and freeing up your time to spend how you want!

“You find yourself with people that have both the questions and the solutions that you need - and something that you might’ve searched for, for a long time, all of a sudden is right there in front of you, and that is, quite frankly, priceless!" — Dr. Suresh Gorel, DDS, Founder, Progressive Implantology & Periodontics

You’ll be energized by another keynote speaker, a successful entrepreneurial trailblazer in the business world. The DEO team invites keynotes who are truly visionary leaders, disrupting and innovating traditional business models, having shattered old paradigms, and inspiring entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams and push the envelope of what can be achieved.

Past Summit keynote speakers include:
- Gary Vaynerchuk, Founder & CEO, VaynerX/ VaynerMedia
- NYT Bestselling Author Kim Scott, Cofounder, Radical Candor, LLC
- INC. Top 100 Leadership Speaker Jon Acuff, CEO, Acuff Ideas, LLC
- NYT Bestselling Author Jocko Willink, Owner, Echelon Front
- Peter Sheahan, Founder & Group CEO of Karrikins Group

“The future of our industry is bright but as Peter Sheahan made clear in his inspiring speech - we need to get comfortable with challenging the status quo and show others what’s possible. That got my wheels spinning.” — Caitlin Maehr, Director of Operations, Areo Dental Group

Event Close

At the close of Summit, you’ll be energized and ready to take on your challenges!

You’ll walk away with proven strategies and the next steps to take your dental company to the next level come Monday morning. You’ll be armed with solutions to:
- Maximize your profitability and control expenses effectively
- Overcome pressing challenges (economic hurdles and more) with certainty
- Establish optimal systems and KPIs to foster accountable and high-performing teams
- Attract, develop, and retain exceptional employees while cultivating a positive work environment
- And more!
…. All to generate more profit, make more impact, have more time to spend how you want, and achieve your vision!

Plus, you can rest easy and continue the fun with all the Gaylord and central Florida has to offer! Plan ahead and end Summit with a vacation - have fun with your team or family, visit local theme parks, and more.

If you haven't been to a DEO Summit you really need to give it a shot. It's worth the investment, it's worth your time, and in my mind, there isn't a better organization to be a part of if you're thinking about creating better systems, creating better culture, and creating a better you. — Teresa Salem, DMD, CEO/Dentist at Pearl Dental Associates




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J.W. Marriott, Orlando, FL

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What Does The DEO Do?

The DEO provides training, education, and community to owners and executives looking to fulfill their vision and grow their dental groups / DSOs (Dentist Support Organizations) in one way or another. “Growth” includes, but is not limited to: more locations, more revenue, more staff, more impact, all of the above, etc.

"We support dentist entrepreneurs and executives who see a future bigger than they can achieve alone by connecting them with the people, education, and resources they need to grow their dental organizations and fulfill their vision." - Jake Puhl, CEO of The DEO

Gaylord Palms Resort

6000 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL

World Class Venue

At Summit, not only will you make connections and gain strategies to take your dental organization to the next level, but you’ll also enjoy one of the best hotels Florida has to offer!

Plan your trip as a vacation for yourself, with your family, or as an opportunity for your team to enjoy Florida’s natural beauty and exciting attractions. This resort offers the perfect blend of luxury, entertainment, and convenience!

Here’s the enchanting ambiance and world-class amenities Gaylord has to offer:

  • Exquisite accommodations with contemporary design and a touch of Florida charm
  • Spectacular atrium views showcasing lush gardens, sparkling waterfalls, and captivating scenery 
  • 4 unique outdoor pools, including a water park with water slides, a lazy river, and a tropical lagoon
  • Relâche Spa & Salon offers luxurious treatments, massages, and beauty services
  • 7 diverse dining options from farm-to-table, steakhouse, Caribbean, and more
  • Close proximity to Walt Disney World®, Universal Orlando Resort™, and SeaWorld® Orlando
  • And so much more! The Gaylord Resort offers one-of-a-kind luxury and fun

Don't miss staying at the gorgeous Gaylord Resort - get your ticket early and save with the limited room block!


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