American Mensa Annual Gathering

Mensans don’t have conventions–we have gatherings. The Mensa Annual Gathering (AG) is the national U.S. Mensa convention held in a different city each year, usually in July. These gatherings give Mensa members from all over the country an opportunity to meet new friends, catch up with longtime friends, eat, drink, play games, and enjoy speakers and presentations to “tweak” your mind. A good AG always has something that appeals to mind, body, and soul.

Annual Gathering 2018

“Monumentally Mindbending!”

July 4th – July 8th, 2018
in Indianapolis, Indiana

A tradition since 1963, the Annual Gathering has grown from a two-day meet-and-greet at the New York Belmont to a sprawling and diverse collection of programs, talks, games and entertainment typically spanning the July 4th weekend.
If your impression of Indianapolis is racetracks and cornfields, get ready to be amazed. Downtown Indy has been lauded by USA Today, Condé Nast Traveler, Zagat, and The New York Times (among others) for its cultural attractions, walkability, great food and nightlife, museums, and so much more.

Hotel options for every budget
A collection of best-in-class hotels, Marriott IndyPlace offers lodging at multiple price points while providing attendees with seamless execution. All of our events will be in the JW Marriott’s meeting and ballrooms, and navigating the hotels is a cinch.

Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, Marriott IndyPlace is rooted in vibrant nightlife, sports, arts and entertainment and some of the best dining options in the country.

JW Marriott Indianapolis; 10 S West St; Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 860-5800

For details, AG tration rates, and hotel rates, see the Annual Gathering page at on the American Mensa website.

But wait, there’s more…

Attend the Colloquium, too!

Tuesday, July 3
Colloquium 2018

The Evolution and Revolution of Manufacturing

For decades now, manufacturing has been evolving, driven by macro- and micro-economic forces as well as advances in technology. Today, it is at a crossroads, which makes Indianapolis a fitting location to examine the economic, technological, educational, and geopolitical ramifications of how things are made and distributed.

Sponsored by the Mensa Education & Research Foundation, this one-day educational symposium provides a forum for Mensans and the general public to explore, debate and evaluate a major issue of long-range importance to society.

Don’t miss out! Join Mensans from every generation as we descend upon Indianapolis, Indiana, for the 2018 Annual Gathering!

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