SWSO Hotel Info

The Little Rock Marriott is located in the heart of downtown, connected to the Statehouse Convention Center and just steps from many popular destinations including the Old State House and Museum. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Riverfront Park and Historic Arkansas Museum. All sleeping rooms feature flat-screen televisions and no charge Internet. The hotel is just 6 miles from the Little Rock airport and has easy access from Interstate 30.

Reserve hotel room(s) with the Marriott ASAP by calling 877-759-6290. Request the discounted "Southwestern Society of Orthodontists" rate of $179 single/double, per night, plus tax. An additional charge of $10 per person applies for triple and $20 for quad rooms. You can also make your reservation online HERE.

The hotel will only hold rooms in our block through September 21, 2014. The Marriott allows individual attendees to cancel guest room/ suite reservations without penalty up to 24 hours prior to each attendee's scheduled arrival date. The hotel will charge the individual's credit card one night's room rate plus tax for cancellations within 24 hours of arrival or for failure to show for a reservation. Hotel check-out time has been extended until 12:30 pm on Sunday. The Little Rock Marriott also offers complimentary airport shuttle to and from the hotel.

Little Rock Marriott Hotel
3 Statehouse Plaza
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone: 501-906-4000

Exhibitor Information

SWSO Annual Session



Download the full Registration Brochure!


Annual Session Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 23
11:00 am - 5:00 pm SWSO Board Meeting & Lunch
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm *CDABO Certification Exam Prep Course
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Registration Open
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm *Welcome Reception
 
Friday, October 24
6:30 am - 6:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am - 8:30 am *Opening Breakfast “The Real Meaning of Teamwork” Clint Bruce
8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABO Case Displays
8:30 am - Noon & DOCTORS’ LECTURE “Interdisciplinary Dentistry – 25 Years of Evolution”
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Drs. Pat Allen, Rick Roblee and Robert Winter
8:30 am - Noon STAFF PROGRAM “Activate Practice Pro-Action versus Panic Reaction” Charlene White
8:30 am - Noon STAFF PROGRAM “Create a Marketing Revolution with Amazing Customer Service and Next Generation Marketing” Beth Leach
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Exhibits Open
11:30 am - 2:30 pm Free Lunch in Exhibit Hall
Noon - 1:30 pm *CDABO Luncheon
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Arkansas Association of Orthodontists Business Meeting
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm STAFF PROGRAM “Activate Practice Pro-Action versus Panic Reaction” Charlene White (repeat of AM session)
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm STAFF PROGRAM “Create a Marketing Revolution with Amazing Customer Service and Next Generation Marketing” Beth Leach (repeat of AM session)
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Reception in Exhibit Hall
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm *Wine & Cheese Reception for SWSO President Kirt Simmons and Orthodontic Alumni Groups
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm *Diamond Bear Micro-Brewery Tour
 
Saturday, October 25
6:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am - 8:45 am *Business Breakfast
8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABO Case Displays
8:00 am - 1:30 pm Educators' Meeting & Lunch - Arkansas Children's Hospital
8:30 am - 9:25 am DOCTORS’ LECTURE “Financial Rewards of Clinical Efficiency” Charlene White
8:30 am - Noon STAFF PROGRAM “Simple Strategies for Health and Fitness” and
“Physical Fitness: The Fountain of Youth” Connie Tyne and Phil Tyne
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Exhibits Open
9:30 am - Noon & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm DOCTORS’ LECTURE “Orthodontic Advancements in Interdisciplinary Dentistry” Dr. Ward M. Smalley
11:30 am - 2:00 pm Free Lunch in Exhibit Hall
Noon - 1:00 pm TAO Business Meeting
Noon - 1:30 pm Past President's Luncheon
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm STAFF PROGRAM “Investing in Yourself” and “Shape Your Body; Shape Your Life” Connie Tyne and Phil Tyne
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm DOCTORS’ LECTURE “Sleep Disturbed Breathing: What Every Orthodontist Should Remember” Dr. Jeffrey S. Rouse
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm *Dinner, dance and tour at William J. Clinton Presidential Library
 
Sunday, October 26
8:00 am - 9:00 am Devotional
8:30 am - Noon Registration Open
9:00 am - Noon JOINT DOCTOR/STAFF LECTURE “3 Keys to Personal and Professional Success” Connie Tyne and Phil Tyne
   
*Ticketed Event