Legislative Day​ 2020​ – ​January 2​8 & 2​9

The Legislative Reception and Legislative Day are for members only, including dentists, students and associate (dental team) members.​ We’re looking forward to this year, which features changes based on your feedback and suggestions for improvement! I​f you have questions, please contact Shantel Smith.

Tuesday, January 2​8

  • Events begin Tuesday evening, January 28 with the Legislative Reception and Dinner. The reception is for all dentists, students and legislators at The Millbottom. The reception begins at 5pm. Enjoy cocktails while mingling and becoming better acquainted in a relaxed environment before Legislative Day. Dinner will be served at 6:30pm.

Wednesday, January 2​9

  • New this year, we will start Legislative Day off with a Breakfast and Briefing at the Capital Plaza Hotel ​from 7-8am. This was specifically asked for by past attendees, so that they could meet before making visits and be briefed on any last-minute advocacy issues or talking point adjustments.
  • Legislative visits at the State Capitol will follow from 8:30am-2pm, with appointments set for members up by the MDA. This is when dentists and students attend meetings with legislators to communicate our MDA priorities and build a strong name for the MDA, its members and the future of the dental profession. We'll begin at 8:30am with legislator appointments, which have been made in advance by the MDA office.  

Hotel Block – Book ​by December 28

The MDA has secured a courtesy room block at the Capitol Plaza Hotel for attendees for Tuesday, January 28. Rooms are Run of House at $111/night. Availability is first come, first served until 5pm, Saturday, December 28. To make reservations call 573-634-1234, email request (with subject line RESERVATION, JANUARY 28, 2020) or book online. Because this is a courtesy block, rooms may be given to other groups, so you are encouraged to book your room as soon as possible to ensure availability. For all reservation requests, note group code 200127MIS or Missouri Dental Association.

Legislative Day – RSVP by January 7

There is no cost for the Reception or Legislative Day, but registration is required for both to plan accordingly for meals and to make appointments with legislators. RSVP by Monday, January 7.

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