IDEC 2023 Press Release
  • IDEC becomes a strategic platform for promoting the advancement of the dental industry in Indonesia
  • The exhibition hosts more than 350 brands and companies, hailing from 14 countries

The Indonesia Dental Exhibition & Conference (IDEC), the premier dental exhibition and conference in Indonesia, celebrated its grand opening today at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC). Director General of Pharmacy and Medical Devices, Ministry of Health, Dr. Dra. Lucia Rizka Andalucia, officiated the inaugural ceremony.

The event was also attended by the Director for Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition, Mrs. Masruroh, as well as the Chairman of the Indonesian Dental Association (PB PDGI), drg. Usman Sumantri, MSc, Chairman of IDEC 2023, drg. Diono Susilo, and the Managing Director & Vice President Asia-Pacific, Koelnmesse Pte Ltd, Mathias Kuepper.

Dr. Dra. Lucia Rizka Andalucia expressed her appreciation for the consistent and committed efforts of IDEC in promoting the advancement of the dental industry in the country. IDEC has become a trendsetter in the development of the dental industry in Indonesia while also enhancing public health.

Organised by Koelnmesse Pte Ltd and PT Traya Eksibisi Internasional, in partnership with the Indonesian Dental Association (PDGI), IDEC 2023 returns for its 3rd edition after a 4-year hiatus. Running for 3 days from 15-17 September 2023, the IDEC exhibition occupies an expansive 5,000 square meters at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC). IDEC 2023 boasts participation from more than 350 brands and companies, hailing from 14 nations, including three national pavilions representing China, Germany, and South Korea.

Mathias Kuepper, expressed his upbeat outlook for IDEC 2023’s success, highlighting the increased exhibitor participation. “IDEC 2023 boasts a remarkable 20% increase in exhibition size since 2019. Within this expansive showcase, we are proud to host 65 new companies, marking their debut appearance at IDEC, alongside the distinguished presence of three national pavilions from China, Germany, and South Korea. This diverse congregation of exhibitors underscores the significant interest and participation within Indonesia’s dental industry, reflecting its emergence as a focal point of innovation and growth,” he shared.

Under the theme “The Transformation of Dental Health Resilience,” IDEC also serves as a strategic platform for participants to pick up new skills and knowledge, and continuously future-proof their skillsets. IDEC 2023 provides knowledge transfer through 26 scientific seminars by 29 expert speakers from various countries. The topics address the current trends and needs in oral and dental health, including Management of Deep Margin Defects, Dental Treatment Management for Geriatric Patients, Psychosomatic Dentistry in Japan, The Art of Anterior Aesthetic Restoration, Integration of Laser in Clinical Practice, The Current Paradigm of Periodontal Pathogenesis; An Update, and more.

“Through IDEC, we aim to enhance knowledge and technology, expand networks, and build unity,” said drg. Diono Susilo, emphasising that PB PDGI is striving to bridge various parties to collaborate on improving the public’s oral health and advancing the dental industry in Indonesia.

“Through IDEC 2023, we hope that local dental health industry players can showcase their best products and adapt to technological advancements from other countries to continue creating technology-based solutions for dental and oral health issues in the country,” shared drg. Usman Sumantri.

In addition to the exciting exhibits and seminars happening throughout the event, attendees can look forward to booth presentations and workshops by brands like GC Asia, Morita, Cobra Dental, Pacific Dental and more. The business matching programme will offer more opportunities to network and build leads, which will help dental professionals set up meetings and engage with exhibitors or attendees according to their needs. Andy Wismarsyah, President Director of PT. Traya Eksibisi Internasional, is optimistic that this event can attract at least 4,000 visitors.

IDEC 2023 will run until 17 September 2023, with on-site registration available at the Jakarta Convention Centre (JCC). For more information, please visit


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About the Organisers

Koelnmesse, founded in Cologne, Germany, is one of the world’s largest trade fair companies since 1924. With over 80 annual international trade fairs and conferences organised worldwide, Koelnmesse is the leading trade fair organiser across the following sectors: Food and Food Technology; Technology, Digital Media and Entertainment; Health, Lifestyle and Facilities and more. Koelnmesse Pte Ltd, established in Singapore since 2002, is one of the key subsidiaries managing the trade fairs and conferences in the Asia-Pacific region. These include the largest F&B exhibition in Asia – Anuga Asia and the Asian edition of gamescom – gamescom asia, as well as the leading and award-winning dental conference and exhibition in the Asia Pacific – IDEM Singapore.

PT. Traya Eksibisi Internasional (Three Events)
PT Traya Eksibisi Internasional (Traya Events) established in 2015 as part of PT Amara Pameran Internasional, which has 5 exhibition organising subsidiaries with their respective focus on different specific industries. As one of the leading exhibition organisers in Indonesia, PT Amara Pameran Internasional successfully debuted major events in the country, including GIIAS (Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show), Indocomtech, Furniture Indonesia, IDEC and more.

Indonesian Dental Association (PDGI – Persatuan Dokter Gigi Indonesia)

Persatuan Dokter Gigi Indonesia (PDGI) or Indonesian Dentist Association, was founded in 1950, an official organisation for the professional dentists. PDGI has 19 regional and 288 branch managers.
To achieve the vision, which is to become trusted and professional dentistry organisation, PDGI mission is to establish cooperation with certain parties to improve oral health, strengthen organisational system by empowering the existing structure; develop dentistry by improving and giving education opportunities; encourage professionalism in the industry by increasing the welfare of members and provide legal protection to members.

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