If it’s late February, that means a trip to Chicago for the annual Midwinter Meeting, held by the Chicago Dental Society. As part of the team of editors from Dental Tribune, I helped publish three issues of our at-show newspaper, called “today” — the last two of which were “live” issues that were printed overnight from on site.
My editorial assignments at the event included taking dozens of photographs for our photo gallery, a sample of which is shown directly below. An online version of the photo gallery is published to the Dental Tribune website (direct link here). I also attended a press briefing conducted by Henry Schein Dental and wrote an article (here), and I also attended the annual “Celebration of Smiles” event, held by America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation and wrote about that as well (article here).
We stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn, located directly across the street from McCormick Place. I arrived Wednesday afternoon, worked pretty much all day Thursday and Friday, and flew home on Saturday. There was no time for fun or sightseeing, but here is a picture I took looking out the hotel room window! It’s not the best view, but if you look closely you can see the Willis Tower: