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The 29th Annual Convention
..."Enhancing Health, Education and Youth Development"


The Youth of Atlanta will be throwing a "Welcome to Atlanta" party on Convetion Thursday, August 17, 2017! The party is their way of welcoming everyone to Atlanta for the weekend. You are therefore encouraged to not just come for the weekend but to come for the entire week. This will allow you to take advantage of not only the convention but all the attractions that Atlanta has to offer.

Come for the dancing, come for the food, come for the networking. It will be the party to officially kick off the convention!

The Details:
Date:
Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Venue:
Akwa Ibom House, 5120 Old Bill Cook Road, Atlanta, GA 30349

Time:
10pm till Dawn

Transporation:
Will be provided to and from Akwa Ibom House

Cover Charge:
None (THIS IS A FREE Event)

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COMMUNIQUE FROM THE 29TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONVENTION OF AKWA IBOM STATE ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA, USA, INC. HELD ON AUGUST 11-14, 2016 AT VALLEY FORGE CONVENTION CENTER, KING OF PRUSSIA, PENNSYLVANIA (Posted: August 26, 2016)

We, the indigenes of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria in Diaspora under the umbrella of Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria, USA, Inc. met in the historic town of King of Prussia, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Valley Forge Casino Resort and Convention Center, 1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia, PA 19406 for our 29th annual convention.

Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria USA Inc., is a non-partisan, non-profit 501c (3) socio-cultural national organization, with 38 active chapters throughout the continental United States. The Association was founded in 1967 by the indigenes of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria resident in the USA to address the social, economic, educational and cultural needs and challenges of their community as well as create opportunities to give back to the society.

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Press Release: Thanks for a Successful 2016 Convention! (Posted: August 17, 2016)

The outgoing AKISAN National Secretariat wish to express her appreciation for your attendance and contributions in making the 2016 annual convention the most talked about event of the year. We are grateful for your trust, your support, and most importantly, your donations. Without active support from people like you, we wouldn't have been able to accomplish all that we have accomplished in the past 24 months...

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Akwa Ibom State Association USA Inc. invites you to join us on Friday, August 12, 2016 at 9:00 AM, for a Roundtable discussion on Economic and Community development. The summit will provide avenue to learn and share ideas on a variety of programs/opportunities geared towards improving our communities and guarantee sustainable development at all levels. Read More... (PDF)




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IMPORTANT HOTEL INFORMATION!! Akwa Ibom USA National Convention 2016 Overflow Hotel Information

Flier: Akwa Ibom USA National Convention 2016

Dates: August 11th - August 14th, 2016


Venue: Valley Forge Casino Resort, 1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia PA 19406 (Map)
Reservation Phone Number: 610-354-8118 (Ask for the 2016 AKISAN Convention Room Block in either tower)
Online Reservations: Radisson Hotel | Casino Tower
Hotel Reservation Code: AKISAN
Hotel Reservation Cutoff Date: July 11, 2016
Hotel Rates: $109/Night

Online Convention Registration (Doesn't work on Mobile Devices) Book Your Room Online
Children (5-17 years of age with proof of Age): $25.00
College Students: $50.00 (18-25 years with current school ID)
Members (Name must be submitted by your Chapter President) x 1: $95.00 ($75 + $20 for Cultural night)
International Visitors x 1: $120.00 ($100 + $20 for Cultural night)
Non-Member x 1: $170.00 ($150 + $20 for Cultural night)

Program Booklet Advert and Booth Rental
Booth Rental (Friday & Saturday): $200.00 (or $100 per day)
Program Booklet inside cover page (front or back): $500 each
Program Booklet back page: Call Dr. Philip Udo-Inyang at (484) 557-7445 for price.

Program Booklet Advert (all other pages - Business & Personal):
$100.00: Full Page Color (There is no half-page ad this year. Only full page)





Cancellations/Changes and Refunds:
Fees for missed meals, late arrivals, and early departures will not be refunded. Fees will be refunded, less a $20.00 processing fee, if cancellation or change resulting in a refund is received in writing no later than August 1, 2016. After that date, fees are non-refundable. All refunds will be processed after the convention.

Payment Method:
Check or Money Order must be in U.S. funds payable to AKISAN, National Secretariat. Write on the memo line, "2016 Convention Registration" and mail to the address below. There will be a $35.00 fee charged on checks returned by the bank due to insufficient funds. Registration confirmation/receipt and further information will be sent to your email address if you provide one. Please use online registration at www.Akisan.org, if paying by credit card or debit card. Thank you.


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