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Annual Membership Recruitment and Retention Conference

April 7-9, 2016
ADA Headquarters, Chicago

This unique and motivating one-and-a-half-day Conference held each spring can help participants — whether new or returning — maintain and grow their membership.

Select materials from the 2015 Conference are available to dental society executive directors and staff on the ADA for Dental Societies page.

The 2016 Conference is slated for April 7-9 at ADA Headquarters in Chicago. Optional pre-conference events including a building tour and the welcome reception will be held on Thursday, April 7. The Conference itself will take place on Friday-Saturday, April 8-9.

Who Should Attend and Why

This Conference is specifically designed for staff and volunteers involved with dental society membership growth efforts, including dental society leaders, membership chairs, executive staff and membership staff.

As an attendee you will:

  • Obtain new ideas and strategies about emerging, promising and best practices from the ADA and state and local dental societies.
  • Connect with membership peers from across the country to discuss common membership challenges and brainstorm solutions.
  • Develop actionable recruitment and retention plans for use within your dental society.