Family and Friends

Celebrate with the new Associate Fellows and Fellows 

Saturday, October 14
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101

Becoming an Associate Fellow or Fellow shows great dedication to the implant dentistry profession and patients. Family and friends supported and encouraged you throughout the journey.  Here are the opportunities for them to attend the induction and recognition programs and celebrate your accomplishment.

Annual Business Meeting: Induction Ceremony and Business Meeting
Aqua Salon at Hilton San Diego Bayfront
2:00 pm (Doors open at 1:30pm)

Seating for family and friends who wish to attend is designated in the Aqua Ballroom. No ticket is required to attend.

Each new Associate Fellow and Fellow is introduced and receives his or her certificate, and in the case of Fellows, a medallion also, from President  Shankar Iyer and Admissions and Credentials Board Chairman Mario Cabianca. A professional photographer will take a photograph of each presentation and be available for purchase shortly after the Annual Meeting.

The new Associate Fellows and Fellows enter the Business Meeting together for introduction to the voting membership and the presentation of certificates. As new voting members, the Associate Fellows and Fellow remain for the business portion of the meeting.  Family and friends may remain  to observe the business proceedings or may leave if they wish. 

President's Celebration: Recognition Ceremony
TICKETS REQUIRED - Exchange Ticket for table assignment by noon, Friday, October 14

Join AAID President  Shankar Iyer and the rest of the AAID on Saturday evening, October 14, to enjoy an outstanding meal, dance to some great music, celebrate the new Associate Fellows, Fellows, Diplomates, and other distinguished award recipients.

Tickets can be purchased for $195 by calling the AAID Headquarters at 312-335-1550 before Friday,  September 29, 2017. Tickets are also available onsite at the AAID Registration desk from Tuesday, October 10 through noon, Friday, October 13.

Guests should exchange their ticket at the AAID Registration desk  (Indigo West Foyer) before noon, Friday, October 14 for a dinner table assignment and inform AAID staff of any food allergies.

The night begins with a Cocktail Reception before the main event.  At 6:30 p.m., the new Associate Fellows, Fellows and Diplomates leave the Cocktail Reception for the recognition ceremony. Guests enter the Ballroom and find their assigned table for dinner.

The recognition ceremony, which begins at 7:00 p.m., will be shown on a large screen, enabling those present to have an up-close view when each person is introduced. After the introductions, the new Associate Fellows, Fellows, and Diplomates join family and/or friends at the President’s Celebration.