Colgate to give Discovery Bus Tours at 2014 GNYDM

Posted on November 11, 2014

Open Invitation for Dental Professionals to Discover the Company’s Global Research & Technology Center and Learn Directly from Colgate Experts and Receive 3 CE Credits

New York, NY (October 29, 2014) – Colgate®, the global leader in oral care, is encouraging dentists and hygienists to discover its Global Research & Technology Center by joining its new “Destination Innovation” Discovery Bus tours. Available during this year’s annual Greater New York Dental Meeting, passengers aboard the tours will enjoy a VIP experience that includes a rare opportunity to meet the experts behind Colgate’s superior oral healthcare products, learn the science behind the popular Colgate Total® toothpaste and experience the unique environment where Colgate’s innovative products are conceived, researched and developed.

The full educational experience will begin immediately upon boarding the Destination Innovation Discovery Bus. A dedicated tour host, along with a select Colgate scientist, will conduct a traveling interactive learning experience for all passengers. Guests will be treated to informative presentations, educational videos, personalized social media services and much more.

“The Destination Innovation Discovery Bus Tour will be a truly unique experience,” remarked Dr. Fotinos S. Panagakos, Global Director, Scientific Affairs and Research Relations for the Colgate-Palmolive Company. “We are pleased to extend this open invitation in order to showcase the inner workings of our clinical research environment. I am certain that attendees will walk away with a heightened sense of confidence and appreciation for the research that Colgate experts perform in order to deliver the most trusted oral healthcare products on the market.”

Upon arrival at Colgate’s Global Research & Technology Center in Piscataway, New Jersey, guests will be greeted by Colgate experts and gain privileged insight regarding:

  • Evidence-Based Dentistry

  • Microbiology

  • Triclosan Safety

  • Periodontal Therapy

  • Implants and Implant Maintenance

  • And much more!

The Destination Innovation Discovery Bus will depart from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center twice per day:

  • Monday, December 1st at 8:30am and 12:30pm

  • Tuesday, December 2nd at 8:30am and 12:30pm

The educational Destination Innovation Discovery Bus Tour is free of charge and all guests will receive 3 CE credits. In addition, complimentary lunch will be provided for each tour.

Due to space limitations, seats are limited and are available on a first-come first-serve basis.

To register for a seat on the Destination Innovation Discovery Bus Tour, please call 844-382-5231 or visit

About Colgate-Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s website at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures®, Colgate’s global oral health education program, please visit

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