Pacific Dental Services® Holds Extraordinary Event
Pacific Dental Services® held its annual XP event at the J.W. Marriott Hotel at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, Calif. from May 3-4, 2013. The tenth annual Extraordinary Performance (XP) Conference theme was “Choose Greatness.” The event gathered PDS-supported owner doctors, associate doctors, hygienists, and PDS employees in a 2 day extravaganza that included an awards dinner, inspirational general sessions, and for the first time, a charity: water gala.
On Friday, May 3rd, Dr. John Nosti, a PDS-supported dentist, received the 2013 XP Award of Distinction, topping the list of 100 XP Award winners.
On Saturday morning, May 4th, featured speakers including author Shawn Achor, dramatist Nicole Johnson and basketball legend and entrepreneur Earvin Magic Johnson talked about “Choosing Greatness. “
On Saturday afternoon, owner doctors from the Pacific South Coast Region and Desert Mountain Region held a friendly game of basketball right at Nokia Plaza at the center of L.A. Live. The Pacific South Coast team won with a score of 35 to 32.
The two day event ended with a charity: water gala to launch the 100 Wells for Ethiopia project. Bright yellow jerry cans lined the ballroom lobby and charity: water founder Scott Harrison addressed the crowd. While the atmosphere was festive, the goal of the evening was to launch charity: water fundraising campaigns to build at least 100 wells for Ethiopia. Singer-songrwriter Mat Kearney capped the evening with a rockin’ concert.