Entries are now being accepted for the 2014 Dental Office Design Competition, sponsored by Wells Fargo Practice Finance, Dental Economics, ADA Business Resources, and the American Dental Association (ADA).
All newly built offices and offices with leasehold improvements or renovations completed between January 1, 2011, and December 31, 2013, are eligible to enter. All practice types and sizes are welcome. Entries must be postmarked by July 31, 2014.
According to Wells Fargo, a grand prize winner will be selected from both Small Practice and Group Practice categories. Grand prize winners will receive a $2,500 bonus marketing fund, extensive media exposure, including prominent coverage in Dental Economics, an engraved plaque for their reception area, and other special recognition.
Outstanding Achievement awards also will be given in the following categories:
- Outstanding New Dentist Practice: recognizes the best new, remodeled, or expanded facility for the first practice owned by a doctor or group of doctors who have graduated from dental school since 2004.
- Outstanding Specialty Practice: this category recognizes the best new, remodeled, or expanded facility for a specialty practice.
- Outstanding Design Efficiency: the award highlights the most effective space planning and use of square footage to meet practice needs and objectives.
Entries will be judged by a panel of dental industry and design experts. Winners will be announced in October 2014 at the ADA Annual Session in San Antonio. Entrants need not be present to win.
For complete details and entry forms, visit: wellsfargo.com/dodc.