Delegates from different states of US to meet at the Hotel Sheraton Tysons, Virginia for a 3-day Convention.
The 20th convention of the National Federation of Indian American Associations (NFIA) will be held at Hotel Sheraton Tyson in Northern Virginia on November 16th and 17th. The Convention will start with a While House Briefing on Friday, Nov. 16th afternoon followed by followed by a reception at the Indian Embassy hosted by Indian Ambassador. The Convention theme is NFIA & Indo – Americans, WE’RE GOING PLACES.
The convention will start with an Welcome Reception and Inaugural Dinner for the delegates and the VIP guests at the Sheraton Tyson. Conference sessions (see details below) will be held whole day on Nov. 17th. The convention will end with an Awards Banquet on November 17th evening where NFIA will honor nine Indian Americans for their outstanding contributions in their chosen field and for community service. NFIA General body meeting will be held on Nov. 18th where NFIA policies are adopted and new officers are elected.
Saturday 17th November 9:00 am – 5:00 pm will begin with the Panel of the Past Presidents of NFIA chaired by NFIA Founder President Dr. Thomas Abraham. The Panel will deliberate Mobilizing the Indian Community in the US, moderator of the Panel being the current NFIA president Mr. Sudip Gorakshakar. Several seminars sessions throughout the day will follow with topics on Health and Wellness, Trade and Commerce, on an NGO Snehalya, a Sitar Workshop, a Session on Art of Living, an Entrepreneurs Workshop. See more details below.
The seminars would culminate with a Technology 20/20 Summit. The evening with start with a Cocktail/Social hour and Grand Awards Dinner Banquet, NFIA National Awardees’ Felicitation, Cultural Program, Fashion Show and a Concert. NFIA General Body Meeting will be held on Sunday, Nov. 18thwhere after passage of President’s and Treasurer’s report, election will be held which will be followed by the New NFIA Board Meeting. Lunch will follow. For registration, visit www.nfia.net.