GENERAL EVENTS


PAST EVENTS

Lucy Hobbs Meet Up, NYC

2017

New York, NY

Keynote Speaker: Katie Meyler, Time Co-Person of the Year and Founder and CEO of More Than Me (MTM), a leading education network in Liberia working in partnership with the Ministry of Education to rebuild the education system. Plus! Dr. Pamela Marzban, “Networking, Innovation, Giveback: What It Means to Be a Female Entrepreneur”

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Ninth District Dental Association, March 15, 2017

2017

Hawthorne, NY

Join the Lucy Hobbs Project and the Ninth District Dental Association as we Celebrate Women In Dentistry, March 15, 2017 in Hawthorne, NY.    

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Fueling Production

2017

Springfield, PA

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Yankee, 2017

2017

Boston, MA

  The Lucy Hobbs Project will be hosting the Luncheon at the Women’s Summit @ the 2017 Yankee Dental Congress.  Join us January 28th at the all day Summit to learn more about the Lucy Hobbs Project and our 2017 Annual Celebration. To learn more about the Summit, http://www.yankeedental.com/womens-summit/

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Delaware Dental Hygienist Association

2017

Dover, DE

The Lucy Hobbs Project is proud to partner with the Delaware Dental Hygienist Association on Friday, January 20, 2017 for a day of learning and growing.  Dr. Carmelina D’Arro will provide a full day seminar entitled “Provider Heal Thy Self”.  Join the Lucy Hobbs Project and the Delaware Dental Hygienist Associations at the Duncan Center in Dover for this event.

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The 2016-17 Lucy Hobbs Project Mini-Celebration

2016

Charleston, SC

Artemis in the 21st Century ! On Thursday, September 22, 2016 over 150 guests attended the Lucy Hobbs “mini” Celebration honoring the Lucy Hobbs 2015 Woman To Watch – Dr. Amanda Seay and Industry Icon 2016 winner Dr. Theresa Gonzales.  Dr. Patricia Blanton, DDS, MS, PHD, presented the CE and Key Note Speech “Artemis in the 21st Century,” a discussion which reviewed the challenges and opportunities facing dentistry today.   Head Start of Charleston was the Give Back recipient of this amazing event

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Scrubs & Stilettos – A Women’s Dental Conference

2016

Plainview, New York

Benco Dental and the Scrubs and Stilettos Study Group gather to honor Women in Organized Dentistry September 21, 2016, the Benco Dental Gotham teamjoined the Long Island Scrubs and Stilettos Study Club for a day of honoring females in the dental world. After a full breakfast beginning at 8:00 AM, 3 CE credits  were earned while participants attended up to 3 Round Table Sessions from an exciting selection of 12 topics.  Speakers. Dr. Barbara Steinberg served as the Keynote Speaker.   Dr. Maria Emmanuel Ryan received the…

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Women in Dentistry – SNDS Dinner Meeting

2016

Las Vegas, NV

Benco Dental and the Southern Nevada Dental Society gathered on Thursday, Septmber 1th for the first SNDS Dinner Meeting of the 2016-17 Season! Keynote Speaker of the evening, Dr. Michael Sanders, Professor and Chair of the Clinical Sciences of the School of Dental Medicine at UNLV, preseted “Leadership and Mentorship”. Students from UNLV mentoring program where introduced to their respective mentors.  Irena Sharp, UNLV Dental Student and Benco Dental Lucy Hobbs Scholarship winner received recognition.  

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Oklahoma Association of Women Dentists: Wine & Yoga

2016

Oklahoma City, OK

The Lucy Hobbs Project and the Oklahoma Association of Women Dentists Wine and Yoga August 25th saw over 20 students, dentists and yoga enthusiast gather for a ergonomic course and yoga demonstration. Yoga instructor Crystal Baker shared techniques to reduce stress in the office and lead a gentle flow yoga class to release tension in the muscles and stress in the mind. First-timers were encouraged to join! Appetizers and local wines were served after the course.      

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Northern Crescent Hygiene Study Club

2016

Norcross, GA

Join us for an evening of education with Judy Bendit! Why is it that no one ever wants to sharpen hygiene instruments but we want them to have that new, just “out-of-the-package” feel? This 3 hour hands-on workshop will demonstrate how easily and effectively you can sharpen scalers and curers once you find the method that works BEST for YOU. Please join us for a relaxed, informal program that will highlight some of the latest and greatest guides, aids, and…

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Work-Life Balance: Surviving & Thriving in a 24/7 World

2016

Colorado Springs, CO

Lucy Hobbs Networking event in Colorado Springs, CO! On Thursday, August 11, 2016 Dr. Nina Polok, PhD. presented “Work-Life Balance: Surviving & Thriving in a 24/7 World”, a course that taught new perspectives on what it takes to stay sane in this “new normal”. Dr. Emily Batson also gave a brief presentation on case acceptance. 1 CE credit was presented for the program. In lieu of a fee for this event, donations of healthy snacks were made to benefit Community Partnership for Child Development.

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The 2nd Annual Women in Leadship Conference

2016

San Diego, CA

Join us for our 2nd Annual Women in Leadership Conference! The Lucy Hobbs Project and WealthPac Wealth Partners invite you to join us on Saturday, August 6th from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM for our 2nd Annual Women in Leadership Conference. Distinguished speaker, Dr. Jennifer Gunsallus, will speak on “Mindfulness, Mentorship, and Why You Matter.” Network, learn, and be inspired at the home of ADA President, Dr. Carol Summerhays!  This event is free to attend. Donations for the John Geis Dental…

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The Lucy Hobbs Project Innovation Session – Grand Rapids, MI

2016

Grand Rapids, MI

Join us for an Innovation Session and help Benco Dental deliver the future you want to have! Dental insiders are asking: What is today’s younger Dentist looking for? What keeps them up at night? What technology are you looking at? How do you want to receive information or interact with the industry? At Benco Dental, our core value is around asking “What does the Customer want and Why?” every time we move forward. We would like to invite you to…

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The Lucy Hobbs Project Innovation Session – Novi, MI

2016

Novi, MI

Join us for an Innovation Session and help Benco Dental deliver the future you want to have! Dental insiders are asking: What is today’s younger Dentist looking for? What keeps them up at night? What technology are you looking at? How do you want to receive information or interact with the industry? At Benco Dental, our core value is around asking “What does the Customer want and Why?” every time we move forward. We would like to invite you to…

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Marketing Strategies and Tips for Giving Back

2016

Holly Springs, NC

Join us for an afternoon of networking, give back and tips for marketing your practice in a male-dominated industry. Jackie Hudspeth, co-founder of Bombshell Beer Company, will discuss marketing strategies her company uses to stand out amongst the competition. Dr. Cheryl Siegel will also speak to attendees about the importance of giving back. Every year, Dr. Siegel embarks on the University of North Carolina-Moldova Dental Mission which is an educational and dental volunteer program that teaches UNC and Moldovan dental…

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Yoganomics for Dental Professionals

2016

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Join us for a morning of networking and wellness. Donna Yanus, R.D.H., will present “Yoganomics for Dental Professionals”, a course on effective ergonomic techniques to increase the longevity and safety of your dental practice. Space is limited. Register today! We will offer 3 CE credits for the program. Breakfast will be provided. COST: FREE TO REGISTER: http://lhp422palmbeachfl.eventbrite.com  

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Mississippi Association of Women Dentists Winter Meeting

2016

Ridgeland, MS

On February 26 & 27, 2016, we will participate in the Mississippi Association of Women Dentists’ Winter Meeting at the Embassy Suites in Ridgeland, MS! The two-day event will offer 11 CE credits for programs such as “TMJ Anatomy and Treatment Options” and “3D Printing and Its Relevance in Dental Practice”. To register for the event, please visit: www.ms-awd.org  

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The Gifts of Personalities

2016

NorthRoseville, MN

On January 16th, we will participated in “The Gifts of Personalities” hosted by the Minnesota Dental Association at the Radisson Roseville in Roseville, Minnesota. Jill Davis was the guest speaker. Three CE credits were given for the program.

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Online 2.0 Innovation Session

2015

Online Webinar

On Friday, November 20th, 2015, we hosted a Lucy Hobbs Project Innovation Session focusing on www.benco.com and understanding the decision making patterns of our purchasers. Lead by Terry Barrett and Mike Burns from Benco Dental’s TIS, attendees evaluated Benco.com’s current set up, suggested ways to improve and incorporate new items, and make the buying process easier. Additions such as reviews and referrals were discussed along with numerous other ways to help the Benco Customer make buying decisions. Benco Dental would…

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How She Does It All – Power & Balance of the Female Dentist

2015

Abington, PA

Join us on Friday, November 13th for our networking event “How She Does It All – Power & Balance of the Female Dentist” presented by Lisa Philp. We will offer 3 CE credits for this program. The cost to attendee is $25 per attendee.    

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The Lucy Hobbs Project Networking Event – Madison, WI

2015

Madison, WI

Join us for an evening of networking and giving back! Our 3rd event in the Madison area will feature Rowan Childs, founder of the Madison Reading Project. Rowan will speak about the initiative’s work with vulnerable, often homeless children from the Salvation Army after-school program. To date the project has supplied over 500 books to the program and 200 books for kids to keep. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will also be provided. This event is co-hosted by Dr. Kendra Schaefer!…

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The Lucy Hobbs Project & Penn Dental Women’s Network Event

2015

Philadelphia, PA

Join us for an evening of networking and wellness. Donna Yanus, R.D.H., will present “Yoganomics for Dental Professionals”, a course on effective ergonomic techniques to increase the longevity and safety of your dental practice. We will offer 1 CE credit for the program. Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be provided. The event is FREE to attend. In lieu of a fee, we ask that attendees bring a donation of in-season interview appropriate apparel, especially plus sizes, to donate to Dress…

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An Evening of Networking and Wellness

2015

Troy, NY

Join us for an evening of networking, education and giving back! Our speakers will deliver engaging presentations on the topics of virtual networking and ergonomics.    

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Growing Revenue through Online Marketing, Patient Communication and Education – NJ

2015

Cherry Hill, NJ

May 13th, 2015 Growing Revenue through Online Marketing, Patient Communication and Education Il Villaggio 211 Berlin Road Cherry Hill, NJ To register contact: Benco Customer Service @ 1-800-426-3626 Item #4880-426  

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Prevention, Promotion and Giving Back

2015

Westerville, OH

May 8th, 2015 Prevention, Promotion and Giving Back Medallion Country Club Westerville, OH To register contact: Anna Brode @ 1-800-668-8014 Ext. 83021 or abrode@benco.com

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Divas in Dentistry

2015

Tampa, FL

Join us for this free evening of networking with dental colleagues, a fantastic view, and enjoy a delicious dinner, not to mention a one hour CE course on Yoganomics! We also ask as part of The Lucy Hobbs Project Give Back portion that you bring an article of gently used in-season interview-appropriate apparel-especially plus size-that is no more than 3 years old for Dress for Success. Please register today as seating is limited. RSVP is required by March 19th. To…

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X-Ray Recertification Program

2015

Springfield, PA 19064

This course provides the dental professional with techniques to utilize with their current technology, analog or digital, to produce quality, diagnostic images on the first exposure. To Register contact Teresa Stanton-Gee tstanton-gee@benco.com (610) 310-1271 The Event Fee is $50 per person The Lucy Hobbs Project Give Back portion of our event will benefit Dress for Success. We ask that each attendee bring an article of in-season interview-appropriate apparel—especially plus sized—that is no more than 3 years old.

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The Lucy Hobbs Project Innovation Session

2014

Pittston, PA

As a member of the Lucy Hobbs Project Innovation Team, join us as we shape the future for female dentists. Share your ideas and feedback on current equipment and help us design products to better meet your needs. Come join us as we network with peers and interact with industry developers. Registration is limited!  

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The Lucy Hobbs Project Networking Event – Rochester, NY

2014

Rochester, NY

Please join us in Rochester on October 23rd for our Lucy Hobbs Project Networking Event, presenting Sarah Anders, Sr. Vice President of North American Sales for Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.

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The Lucy Hobbs Project Give Back Event

2014

Nashville, TN

Join us as we listen to inspiring women encourage, uplift and transform other women in their communites to strive for success and achieve it! Representatives from the YWCA of Nashville -2616 and Smiles for Success will discuss the transformation of women as they secure the skills and dental care needs to gain positions and employment. Review how you can become involved in making a change in someone elses life. See how self confidence returns to the client as they dress…

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The Lucy Hobbs Project Networking Event – Madison, WI

2014

Madison, WI

Topic: Three Ways to Detox from Excess Stress. More information can be found at The Lucy Hobbs Project website: http://thelucyhobbsproject.com/events/networking-events/  

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The Lucy Hobbs Project Networking Event – Minneapolis, MN

2014

Minneapolis, MN

Topic: Staying Right Side Up When Life Is Upside Down. More information can be found at The Lucy Hobbs Project website: http://thelucyhobbsproject.com/events/networking-events/  

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The Lucy Hobbs Project Networking Event – Wilmington, DE

2014

Wilmington, DE

Topic: Training the Brain to Stay Sane (No Matter What’s Going On). More information can be found at The Lucy Hobbs Project website: http://thelucyhobbsproject.com/events/networking-events/  

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The Lucy Hobbs Project Networking Event – Columbus, OH

2014

Westerville, OH

AN EVENING OF WINE AND LAUGHTER FEATURING: GAIL SKY Join us as we learn how to distress your office! Laughter Yoga instructor and Reiki Master, Gail Sky will guide us through simple breathing, stretching and laughing exercises with special attention devoted to head, neck and hand movement. Gail has been a registered 500 Yoga Teacher since 2006 and became a certified Laughter Yoga Leader in 2009. She loves to sprinkle laughter in all of her classes!    

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Social Media Part II

2014

In our second Social Media Innovation Meeting with Crysal Washington, we discussed the major social media marketing tools (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google +).

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The Lucy Hobbs Project Networking Event – Jacksonville, FL

2014

Jacksonville, FL

April 24th at Bistro AIX in Jacksonville, FL Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mary Hartigan

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Social Media

2014

Our Social Media Innovation Meeting was a great opportunity to learn what our team currently uses in terms of marketing, content and intent. We touched on what types of social media are in practice, how it’s being utilized, and where the content is coming from. The feedback we gained is very valuable and will be put to good use in our follow up meeting with marketing strategist, Crystal Washington. Stay tuned for more information!

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The Ideal Service Experience

2014

The Ideal Service Experience: Friday, February 7 Thank you to all who participated! The feedback was very helpful and we’ve already put an internal team together to further develop the ideas that were brought up. For those that missed the meeting, the group discussed the following: What are your expectations with service? How is the service performed vs. your expectations? What are the other areas, if any, of pain for you as it pertains to service? What solutions do you…

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The Ideal Equipment Experience

2013

The team was focused on providing feedback based upon their most recent equipment purchase. You need not be a Benco customer to participate. We want to ensure our current and future customers have the best overall experience when they buy equipment from Benco, from the time they choose to purchase, to ordering, to installing, to training, to follow up. This team provided feedback which uncovered opportunities and gaps in the process. A follow up meeting will be held later this…

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