Social Programme

Social Programme

All work and no play doesn’t make for a fully-rounded Congress so we’re working hard to give you plenty of opportunities to enjoy great Australian food and wine whilst catching up with friends and colleagues … and hopefully even making new connections!

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Timings subject to change

Not sure where to dine or have a cheeky wine…or two, please click here to view our Venues Brochure where we have listed a few of our fav spots!

Exclusive Delegate Tours

Make your experience in beautiful Sydney one to be remembered. Please click the button below to view exclusive tours that our team have carefully crafted with you in mind.

Itineraries are subject to change and spaces limited to be sure to book your spot now!

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Congress Opening

Join us for the opening ceremony where you will experience an Australian Welcome to Country, sparkling entertainment, the traditional FDI flag ceremony and a whole lot more as we kick Congress off in style. Proudly sponsored by Oral B.

Registration for this event is now open!

Saturday 23rd September
6pm – 9pm
International Convention Centre
Dress code: Business attire / smart casual. If you require further clarification, please email
Included in registration fee, however delegates must indicate attendance

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Gala Dinner

Our Gala dinner will be held in the historic Sydney Town Hall right in the heart of the city. Enjoy cocktails and canapes on arrival followed by a 3-course sit-down dinner accompanied by a high end beverage package leaving your stomach full and your thirst quenched, in the largest and most ornate late 19th century civic building in Australia renowned for its high Victorian interiors and rich decoration. A perfect chance to dress to impress by donning your most impressive outfit as this is a black-tie event. A surprise waits for you when you get there but tickets are limited, so be sure to buy yours and don’t miss out on an exciting event proudly sponsored by Colgate.

Monday 25th September 2023
7pm – 11pm
Dress code: Dress to impress! Black tie / suit and tie / formal or cocktail dress / smart pant suit. If you require further clarification, please email
$385 per person 

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Sydney Night

A cocktail event not to miss right on Sydney Harbour! Held on the second floor of the Campbells Stores at Circular Quay, a waterfront venue carefully chosen for the ultimate event experience, enjoy roving entertainment showcasing this amazing city, experience the finest substantial canapes from local product and a curated beverage package, whilst taking in the stunning view of Campbell’s Cove and Sydney’s Central Harbour. This stand-up cocktail event has limited spots, so be sure to buy your tickets before it sells out!

Tuesday 26th September 2023
7pm – 11.30pm
Dress code: Smart casual. If you require further clarification, please email
$330 per person

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Tooth and Wicket Cricket

The FDI World Dental Congress is proud to present the world’s first ever Tooth & Wicket Cricket tournament. It will be held at a world class venue and promises to be an unforgettable experience for all participants. Delegates from around the world will have the chance to compete in what is now the second most popular sport in the world. Based on popular outdoor cricket, we are creating a unique indoor tournament that will provide participants with an opportunity to showcase their skills at a world class indoor cricket center and venue.

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2023 Rebuilding Smiles 5K Charity Run

The Australian Dental Health Foundation (ADHF) seeks to improve the dental health of Australians who cannot easily access dental care. If you want to help the Foundation reach its goals, why not join their fun run? Not only will you be helping the Foundation, but you’ll also get to see the sights of Sydney while running. It’s a great way to have fun and help a worthy cause at the same time!

Tuesday, 26th September from 6:00am – 8:00am.

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Qigong/Tai Chi

Qigong/Tai Chi is one of the 4 pillars of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It is a combination of gentle exercise, moving meditation, breathing and self-massage. Generally, it is completed standing up and can be done inside or out but can also be completed sitting down. It improves both physical and mental health and the mental aspects have parallels to meditation and mindfulness and is suitable for all ages.

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Yom Kippur in Sydney

Yom Kippur is a day of atonement and reflection, and the perfect time to come together in prayer and worship. We are pleased to offer Shabbat and Yom Kippur services during our congress at The Great Synagogue in Sydney’s’ CBD.

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Moxham Cup

The Moxham Cup is one of ADA NSW’s most prestigious and well-established social events. This year, they have extended this invitation to Congress delegates.

It’s a wonderful chance to catch-up with friends and colleagues throughout the profession and enjoy a great afternoon of golf and a gala lunch in a spectacular setting.

Thursday 28th September 2023
8:15am – 4:00pm

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Tour Sydney and Beyond

Sydney is an incredible blend of exciting city life and incredible adventures in nature, with more than 100 stunning beaches and incredible national parks. Discover all the things to do in Sydney that make it extraordinary with Experience Oz.

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