Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall Information

Click here to view the 2019 Exhibit Hall floor plan

The Star of the North exhibit hall is a one-stop-shop for Dental Professionals from the entire upper Midwest.

The Star of the North is an educational experience that combines the best of the best when it comes to top-notch speakers, hands-on workshops and an enticing exhibit floor where attendees can experience the latest advances in dental equipment and products.

Consider our Expo Hall to be part of your educational experience – our exhibitors are an indispensable component of the innovative science available at the meeting. If your focus is oral health, the exhibit floor is the can’t-miss part of your Star of the North experience.

Fun on the show floor!

The Star of the North exhibit floor is not all business, each year, we add features to the show floor that offer our attendees something to enhance their business, boost their professional look or just simply add some additional fun to their Star of the North experience. This year’s show floor featured fun:

Buyer’s Happy Hour – A Time to Sip, Shop & Save

Thursday, April 25
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Join us for our new Buyer’s Happy Hour — A Time to Sip, Shop & Save! Two hours dedicated to visiting with our exhibitors and learning more about the dental products and services available for your practice. This event will be open to ALL attendees and include complimentary beer/wine from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. We will feature a Buyer’s Guide which lists all the special promotions and discounts participating exhibitors are offering. Be sure to download the meeting app to receive show special alerts.

MDA and exhibitor-sponsored prize drawings will take place throughout the evening and winners will be posted on an announcement board located in the Rotunda. Dentists will be eligible to win electronic items, a $1,000 and a $500 VISA gift card, or a $500 merchandise certificate to spend at the booth of your favorite exhibitor.

Sponsored in part by: Delta Dental, HealthPartners, Metro Dentalcare, Midwest Dental and Patterson Dental

NEW! Oasis Massage Station

Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26

Looking for a break on the show floor? We’re bringing in 4 massage therapists for 10-minute chair massages during expo hours on Thursday and Friday. More details will be included in the printed Onsite Program on how to reserve your spot!

Oasis Massage Station Sponsored in part by:


Cash Cube Money Machine

Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26

Located in the exhibit hall center lounge (300/400 aisle), attendees will be asked to step in and grab some swirling cash. No drawing slips this year – attendees near the cube will be asked to compete in a simple game for a chance to enter the Cash Cube.

Sponsored in part by: Gateway Bank

Exhibit Passport Game

Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27 (drawings taking place through the day)

Pick up your passport card in the rotunda, visit the exhibiting companies listed and receive a stamp. Once you’ve completed your passport, drop it into the drawing box – you might be one of the ten $100 visa gift card winners.  Winners names will be listed on a board in the rotunda.

NEW! Phone Charging Station for Attendees

Get some juice for your mobile device, located on the meeting room level.

Sponsored in part by: Delta Dental

NEW! Saturday Attendee Food Vouchers

Saturday, April 27

The last day of the expo we’ll provide a $10 food voucher to be used in the exhibit hall. Attendees can finish up their shopping on the show floor before it closes for another year.

The first 500 people to stop by registration can pick up a $10 food voucher.

2019 Exhibit Hall Hours

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Expo Open: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Expo Open: 4:00 – 6:00 pm   (Buyer’s Happy Hour)


Friday, April 26, 2019

Expo Open: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Table Clinics: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm  (Café area)


Saturday, April 27, 2019

Expo Open: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm


Photo at Exhibit Hall