Everything CDA Presents attendees need to know

CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry will take place April 30 to May 2 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Below is key information for attendees about the convention.


On-site registration and eBadge exchange will be available in Hall D of the Anaheim Convention Center Thursday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Friday 6 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Grand Opening

The grand opening of the exhibit hall will take place on Thursday, April 30 at 9:30 a.m. Exhibit hall hours are Thursday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


The Anaheim Convention Center is undergoing some improvements and there will be less parking available at the convention center this year. To accommodate this, CDA Presents has made arrangements for attendees. Attendees who park at Angel Stadium of Anaheim will get free parking and convenient shuttle service to and from the convention center.

There will also be additional parking and shuttles from Anaheim GardenWalk, 400 West Disney Way – standard parking fees of $15 will apply. For more information, including a map, click here.

Food Options

CDA Presents added more food options for this year’s meeting. Everything from gourmet grilled paninis to authentic Mexican tacos will be readily available. See the list of available options at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Social Activities

The CDA Party will take place at the House of Blues Anaheim on Friday, May 1, from 7 – 10 p.m. Tickets, if available, can be purchased at the registration area or at the door.

The CDA Store is open in the lobby outside the exhibit hall floor from 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on April 30 and May 1 and 7 a.m. –  4:30 p.m. on May 2.

To download the CDA app, visit cda.org/apps. Users of the CDA app have access to event information, including easy access to schedules and speaker information, exhibitor and product listings, real-time alerts such as course availability, event photos and information on local hotels, restaurants and attractions.

The CDA Presents Social Hub is a landing page where attendees can view everything being said about the meeting on social media. The Social Hub will pull activity on various social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+ into one central location. All attendees will have to do to participate is use the #cdaANA hashtag when sharing their photos, posts and tweets.

Attendees who still have questions can visit the CDA Presents FAQ page.