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Group Rate

Our group rate is $239.00+Tax per night. Group rate is valid for 3 days pre- and post-conference, April 18 to 21, 2021, as available, and can be booked through March 19. After March 19, 2021, rooms may be made at the current rate in our block as available.

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About the 2021 Conference

When: Sunday, April 18 to Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Where: The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
When: Sunday pre-conference courses 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., new member mixer at 5 to 6 PM, sponsor champagne reception with prize drawing from 6 to 6:30 p.m. and opening night reception from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

General Schedule

  • Monday sessions are 8 a.m. to 3 pm, with Monday evening dinner event
  • Tuesday sessions are 8 a.m. to 4 pm, with Tuesday night on your own
  • Wednesday sessions are 8 a.m. to 1 pm, with vendor drawing near conference close

Dress Code

The dress code for sessions is business casual. The dress code for Sunday evening’s reception is casual.

For Monday evening, we thought it would be nice to have fun with creative face masks, traditional masquerade party masks… or both! We invite you to wear fancy MASK’querade attire. This means business, costume, fancy/traditional masquerade dress, or “anything goes” (just keep it appropriate for a professional event).


View the agenda, including pre-conference courses, on the 2021 Conference Speakers & Sessions page.

JAWS Society/SOMSA is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2021. Provider ID #373526.


This is a COVID-sensitive conference. Attendees should wear masks when not in the general session room, which will be socially distanced. In other words, masks will be required everywhere indoor on the hotel property, except when seated for educational sessions. Additionally, our exhibit hall will allow for the CDC-recommended 6′ between attendees visiting exhibitors and those at the next booth. The Vinoy, as a Marriott property, is following company-wide policies regarding COVID mitigation, which involves everything from sanitizing our meeting spaces during breaks to changing how food is presented.


The Vinoy St. PetersburgHistoric elegance and a modern sense of independence combine at The Vinoy┬« Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, creating a vacation experience unlike any other. Ideally situated in St. Pete, Florida’s vibrant downtown district, our award-winning hotel is a short distance from Vinoy Park, Tropicana Field and the Dali Museum.

Gracefully designed rooms and suites retain the glamour and charisma befitting our heritage while boasting contemporary perks like Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and well-lit workspaces. Maintain your health and wellness with a complimentary fitness class, challenge someone to a game of tennis, lounge by one of the pools, tee off from the course at Vinoy Golf Club or book a treatment at the spa.

Thanks to our waterfront hotel location and private marina, you can charter a boat and explore the bay. Diverse resort dining options range from American fare to sushi. If you’re hosting a gathering, our historic ballrooms and flexible meeting venues are a unique backdrop for events of any size.

Plan Your Travel

  • Pre-conference courses will begin at 8 a.m. Sunday morning and end at 1 p.m.
  • The conference will officially open at 5:00 p.m. Sunday night with registration, sponsor champagne reception, and conference opening cocktail reception with light appetizers.
  • Sessions begin at 8:00 a.m. Monday morning, with breakfast before.
  • Sessions end at 3:30 p.m.
  • The conference will adjourn on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.

One Meeting You Won't Want To Miss

Our group rate is $239.00+Tax per night for Standard, King Suite, or Executive King rooms. The group rate is valid for 3 days pre- and post-conference, April 18 to 21, 2021, as available, and can be booked through March 19, 2021. After March 19, 2021, rooms may be made at the current rate in our block as available.

For hotel reservations, click here, or call 1-888-789-3090 (ask for the “SOMSA 2021” group rate when making reservations by phone) before Saturday, March 19, 2021, to get special group rate of $239 + tax daily. Conference rate available for three days pre- and post-conference, subject to availability.

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This hotel does not provide shuttle service to or from St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport – PIE (approx. 20-30 minute drive), Tampa International Airport – TPA (approx. 25-35 minute drive), or Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport – SRQ (approx. 55-70 minute drive). Alternate transportation options:

The registration fee includes the Sunday night cocktail reception; breakfast, lunch, and a reception, dinner, and entertainment on Monday; and breakfast and lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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