ADIA is the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products. Our vision is for an industry that empowers oral health professionals to advance the health and wellbeing of all Australians...................... — ADIA Strategic Plan



2018 ADIA Conference — Program Day 2

The program assembled for the 2018 Australian Dental Industry Growth Conference is all about gearing your business for growth, so plan to be on the Gold Coast over 26-27 October 2018.

Over two days hear from leaders across the dental community, broader business community and government in order to understand how business is changing and the opportunity it presents.

.8:30am Pre-event coffee


Introducing The Year Ahead
ADIA National President


Australia's Economic Outlook

To plan for your business' growth it's helpful to understand what the broader economy is doing and what's coming for the year ahead. This report will assess the local and international factors that are likely to influence economic growth and your business' performance.


Australia's Dental Industry In Numbers
Troy Williams
Australian Dental Industry Association

If you've ever wanted to know what Australia's total sales of dental products are, how much these sales increased over the past year or how much the nation spent on dental care? If so, this is a must attend presentation which will give you the latest industry research.

.11:00am Morning tea


Getting It Right When Things Go Wrong
Demetri Hughes
1 Up Communication

What would happen to your business' reputation if it was suddenly discovered there was a major safety concern with a product you sell? How would your business respond? Here you'll get useful tips on planning to manage a crisis that may damage your business' reputation.


What To Tell Customers When Disaster Strikes
Hamish McLean
Griffith University

Most businesses in the dental industry are small and medium enterprises that have little or nothing in the way of plans for business continuity and disaster recovery. This conversation will cover the natural and technical disasters your business may face, maintaing customer confidence during and after the disaster, and what to tell customers and suppliers should disaster strike.


Day Two Wrap-up
.12:45pm Lunch
.6:00pm Dinner Dracula's Gold Coast ....[Optional]

The 2018 Australian Dental Industry Growth Conference is presented by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), the peak business organisation representing dental product manufacturers and suppliers, and is an event that's designed to help achieve our vision of an industry that empowers oral health professionals to advance the health and well-being of all Australians.

Further Information —

For further information on the conference and your business' participation, contact ADIA via email at or by telephone on 1300 943 094. Keep up to date with the latest conference news by following ADIA on Facebook at and by subscribing to the Twitter feed @AusDental.


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