Suntec Singapore, one of Asia’s leading convention and
exhibition centres, is the host of the 2009 FDI Annual World
Dental Congress from 2 – 5 September 2009.
The FDI World
Dental Federation is headquartered in France and is the one of the
oldest charitable organizations in the world. It was founded in
1900 with more than 150 member associations in 130 countries,
representing more than 900,000 dentists worldwide.
World Dental Congress is one of the few mega conventions in the
world that attracts more than 10,000 delegates. The congress has a
long history spanning back to 1900 and rotates internationally
“We are very excited to welcome FDI Annual World
Dental Congress 2009 to our venue. Over the past few years,
Suntec Singapore has made an international name for itself as
the utmost venue of choice in Asia for large international medical
meetings,” said Pieter Idenburg, CEO of Suntec Singapore. “With
hundreds of large events under our belt, we are well accustomed
to handle expertly complex and demanding conventions and we
will make sure that we extend our utmost hospitality and
professional service to ensure that FDI 2009 is a resounding
The four-day event will include forums and workshops on
the latest scientific topics affecting the dentistry profession,
an exhibition of advanced technology, the World Dental
Parliament of 350 representatives, various social events and
optional tours in Uniquely Singapore.
Singapore submitted the
bid to host the congress back in 2002 and won the bid to host
the event two years ago, beating several countries including
Brazil. This is the second time the city-state had hosted the
congress, the first being in 1990.
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