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Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza HolidayInn Chicago Mart Plaza
350 West Mart Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60654

All attendees who register for “Option 1 – Hotel Package” will stay at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza. ASDA will book a room on your behalf and assign you a roommate. The hotel is located in downtown Chicago, with many restaurants and bars within a few blocks.

Travel to Chicago

Attendees are responsible for booking their own travel. Please arrive at the hotel by 10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14. Opening session and keynote presentation commences at 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 15. Attendees can depart anytime after 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17.

By Airplane

O’Hare International Airport is 18 miles from the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza. Airlines servicing this airport include United, American, Delta, Jet Blue, Spirit, U.S. Airways and Virgin America. Midway Airport is 13 miles from the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza. Airlines servicing this airport include Southwest, Delta, AirTran and Frontier.

GO Airport Express offers shuttle service to the Holiday Inn. Make your reservations online or by calling 800-284-3826 and using the discount code ASDA to save 20%. You must have a reservation to get the discount.

By Car

Several dental schools are within a day’s drive from Chicago. Self-parking at the hotel is $45 per day.

  • Milwaukee, Wis.: 2 hours
  • Indianapolis, Ind.:  3.25 hours
  • Iowa City, Iowa: 4 hours
  • Ann Arbor, Mich.: 4.5 hours
  • Alton, Ill.: 5 hours
  • Detroit, Mich.: 5 hours
  • Louisville, Ky.: 5.25 hours
  • Cleveland, Ohio: 6 hours
  • Columbus, Ohio: 6.25 hours
  • Lexington, Ky.: 6.75 hours
  • Minneapolis, Minn.: 7.5 hours
  • Omaha, Neb.: 8 hours
  • Lincoln, Neb.: 8.5 hours
  • Kansas City, Mo.: 8.5 hours
  • Nashville, Tenn.: 8.25 hours

Local Attractions

If you extend your stay in Chicago, check out the Convention and Visitors Bureau for restaurants and local attractions.


For a 10-day Chicago forecast from, click here.


E-mail Meghan Keelean, CMP, senior manager, meetings and education, or call her at 312-587-4111.

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