ADA Conference coming to Indianapolis

(photo courtesy of the American Dental Association)

INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) — The American Dental Association is bringing its annual conference to Indianapolis in 2026. Visit Indy says the conference will bring more than 21,000 attendees to central Indiana and generate more than $29 million in economic impact.

The conference will take place October 8-11, 2026 and will utilize the entire Indiana Convention Center.

Visit Indy says it has been selling the ADA on hosting the conference in Indy since 1999. The association’s executive team last visited the city in May before making the decision.

This year’s ADA Annual Meeting will take place in Orlando. Over the past 10 years, the conference has been held in cities such as San Francisco, Honolulu, Atlanta, and Las Vegas.