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Grow your dental practice using effective retail strategies

Event Type
Event Subject
Business management
Topic Groups (Business Management)
Friday 27 March 2015
10:00 - 16:00
British Dental Association
64 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 8YS, England
Simon Hocken
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £135.00
  • BDA member: £215.00
  • Non member: £315.00

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Grow your dental practice using effective retail strategies

Friday 27 March 2015

British Dental Association 
64 Wimpole Street 
London W1G 8YS


Get ahead of your competition by implementing successful, proven retail tactics. This highly practical course will motivate you to get back to work and accelerate the growth of your practice. You will receive unique insights into how successful practices grow and how to have your team assist you at every stage. You will also discover how and when to sell your practice, and how to achieve this successfully.

What will you learn?

By the end of the course you will:

    • understand what large retailers such as John Lewis can teach you about running a successful practice
    • know how to break through your practice's glass ceiling
    • understand the life cycle of your practice
    • discover how to take your team with you when implementing change
    • know when the bell has rung and it's time to sell your practice
    • gain tips on how to exit your practice well.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for the whole dental team.

Why should you attend?

This course will give you a greater understanding of how to employ retail strategies to improve business performance.


This training course meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for 4 1/2 hours of verifiable CPD and is certified by the British Dental Association.

About the speaker 


Simon Hocken,Director, Breathe Business

Simon has previously run two successful dental practices and is a well known accredited business coach, public speaker and founding director of Breathe Business. Breathe Business has been developed from 15 years’ experience of business coaching with over 750 UK practices and small businesses. Breathe Business services and solutions help principals and dental teams break through to new levels of success. Clients range from new principals making the leap into ownership through to the larger established practices looking to stay ahead.

How to book

If you are a BDA member or you already have a BDA website log in then you may book and purchase events online. If you are a BDA member but do not know your website log in, contact the membership team on 020 7563 4550

If you are a non-member dentist or a dental care professional and do not already have a BDA website login, then unfortunately our online booking system is not available to you at the moment – please make any events bookings by posting us your completing the booking form or by calling the events team on 020 7563 4590.

Further information

For further information on the programme and to book your place on this course please contact: Susie Brooke, Events Executive, British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS Tel: 020 7563 4590, Email:

Cancellation policy

All cancellations must be received in writing either by fax to 020 7563 4591, or by email to, or by post to The Events team, BDA, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS. This must then be followed by a telephone call to confirm receipt. Cancellations received 29 days or more prior to the event will be entitled to a 100% credit voucher or refund. Cancellations received between 15 days and 28 days (inclusive) prior to the event will receive a 100% credit voucher to attend a future BDA event or a 75% refund. For late cancellations received between 1 day and 14 days (inclusive) prior to the event, no credit voucher or refund will be given. Failure to attend the event on the day will constitute late cancellation and no credit voucher or refund will be given. Substitutions are welcome at any time.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the programme may change and the BDA reserves the right to cancel the event or alter the venue and/or speakers.


To make your trip to London as low-cost as possible, Fresh! Reservations, in conjunction with the BDA Events team, offer a free service co-ordinating reduced rate hotel accommodation for delegates attending BDA events. For assistance with accommodation telephone the Fresh! Reservations team on 01438 908 770 quoting 'BDA - Training essentials'. Alternatively you may email them