Why exhibit?

Every year at the end November in Paris, the Congrès de l’ADF — the French Dental Assocation Annual Meeting — hosts in one single venue

  • an international exhibition, organized jointly with  Comident (the French dental trade and industry association), that showcases all the latest technologies.

  • a major conference, open to all the members of the dental team, that focus on daily practice through a practical and multidiscplinary approach.

Every year, over 25,000 oral health professionals take time away from their surgeries to attend the ADF Annual Dental Meeting. They gather in the aisles of the Exhibition to test, try and compare the latest innovations in dental technology.

One out of two French dentists attends the ADF Meeting in the last week of November

Three Reasons to Exhibit

1 – High-quality visitors

The ADF Annual Meeting is a focal time in the year that brings dental practitioners together. Held on-site on the four levels of the Palais des Congrès de Paris, it is the place to be in November to meet dental colleagues and suppliers, to exchange, communicate, learn in the friendly atmosphere dear to exhibitors and attendees alike. Conviviality and human contact have always been the essence of this event.

  • 84% of attendees spend more than two days at the Meeting and 40% spend more than one-and-a-half days just visiting the Exhibition.
    * Source: survey conducted at the Meeting 24-27 November 2021
  • 82% of the ADF 2023 Exhibitors were satisfied with the number of visitors (which was above the expectations of 18% of respondents) and 90% found visitors to be high quality.
    * Source: ADF Exhibitor Satisfaction Survey conducted in December 2023

2 – An event organized by dentists for dentists

Unprecedented in the world of conferences and exhibitions, the ADF Annual Dental Meeting has been organized for over 50 years by dental professionals. Practicing dentists lead the steering and organizing committees. Who better than peers to understand and analyze the profession’s requirements and to organize an exhibition that meets everyone’s needs?

3 – The annual meeting of the dental profession

The Congrès de l’ADF is a landmark 4event in the field of dentistry and it has become the leading annual European dental meeting, with a strong reputation among dental professionals.

The Exhibition brings together over 300 exhibitors and welcomes over 25,000 visitors (dentists, dental students, dental assistants, dental technicians and product manufacturers).

The Conference offers some 5,000 attendees (dentists, dental assistants and students) over 100 lectures and workshops, led by 400 French and foreign speakers.