SmileCon & AADA Meetings

ADA's SmileCon & AADA Meetings will be held on October 13-18 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Hilton Americas and Marriott Marquis.

FREE SmileCon Dental Central Pass Registration available to Alliance Members and Dental Family for those who register to volunteer in a Hospitality Position for SmileCon. Join the Smile Squad and help the ADA provide an amazing show experience! Hospitality volunteers are located throughout the convention center to welcome attendees and answer questions!

Responsibilities: Volunteers must be able to welcome attendees, help answer questions in English (even better if you're bilingual in Spanish!), be familiar with the Convention Center and surrounding area and be comfortable standing in one location for a few hours.

Benefits: A confirmed Hospitality position will be eligible for a Dental Central Pass, which credit may be applied toward upgrading to a Smile Pass or Platinum Smile Pass. You will receive a complimentary meal voucher and parking for the day of your assignment.

SmileCon Registration is OPEN! Begin registration here.

1. Register as a "Related Professional"
2. Select "Yes, I would like to volunteer for a hospitality position"
3. Select "Alliance of the ADA" for your Registration Type
4. Select your preferred events and hospitality shifts!


Note: Each hospitality shift is $1.00 to secure shift and FREE Pass. Please arrive 20 minutes before your first assignment. If you fail to show up for your assigned shift, you will be charged full price for your selected registration. Volunteer positions may vary between greeter and directional based on your location.

Questions about volunteering? Contact the Alliance at or

AADA Schedule of Events:

ADPAC Breakfast
Friday, October 14th 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Hilton Americas Houston, Meeting Room 343 A
1600 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010

AADA Leadership Council Meeting
Friday, October 14th 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston, Meeting Room 343 B
1600 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010

AADA Booth Details Coming Soon!

2022 House of Delegates Schedule
Marriott Marquis, Houston

First Meeting
Saturday, October 15
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Reference Committee Hearings
Sunday, October 16
Staggered Times

Second Meeting and Officer Elections
Tuesday, October 18
7:30 a.m. to Noon

Third Meeting
Tuesday, October 18
1 p.m. to Close of Business

AADA's Annual Conference

Conference 2023 details coming soon!

Each year, Conference is proud to provide special awards to deserving nominees. View the links below for more details on each award.