Who is eligible to win?

Anyone who holds a role within the worldwide dental industry may be nominated to win a Denobi Award - clinicians, educators, brand leaders, students, administrative personnel, sales, advocates, speakers, leading experts and more! Finalists include ten individual winners, one dental team and an additional individual to receive the prestigious Dr. Lou Shuman Denobi Pinnacle Achievement Award.

Can I nominate myself?

Yes, self-nominations are accepted. Nominate yourself here.

When and where is the awards gala?

The red carpet Denobi Awards Gala will take place on the evening of March 1, 2025. The red carpet opens at 5:30pm local time. Housing opening soon.

How do I nominate someone?

Nominations are accepted October 1 thru December 31. Nominations opening soon. Please have photos and links of the nominees' accomplishments and websites available to submit with the form. Partial nominations are not accepted.

How do I become a Sponsor?

The Denobi Awards partners with leading brands each year. Click here to view our brand new sponsor opportunities!

What is the selection process?

Nominations are accepted from October 1 - December 31 each year. Nominations are narrowed down to a shortlist which is released in January. Finalists are announced during the annual red carpet award gala. Finalists include ten individual winners, one dental team and an additional individual to receive the prestigious Dr. Lou Shuman Denobi Pinnacle Achievement Award.

What are future gala dates?

We're pleased to announce future gala dates!

March 1, 2025

March 7, 2026

March 6, 2027

What is the privacy policy and cancellation policy?

See our cancellation policy below. See our privacy policy below.

Cancellation Policy

COVID-19 statement: We are committed to delivering a safe and robust hybrid experience for all attendees. The Denobi Awards management team is working closely with a team of advisors and the conference facility to establish the highest standards of care to create a safe and comfortable event experience. For attendees who are higher risk or unable to travel, we offer a virtual attendee experience. Please see below for the return/cancellation policy.

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