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2018 DICOTA Convention
200 110th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
The Diaspora Council of Tanzanians in America (DICOTA) in collaboration with the Tanzania Seattle Community cordially invites you to the Partnering with the Tanzania Diaspora: Investment, Innovation, Industrialization” Convention from August 30-September 2, 2018 at the Seattle Marriott Bellevue, (Seattle, Washington).
Our Convention Objectives -
Enhance knowledge of products and services available to and from diasporans in the USA and Tanzania, including the human capital
Connectivity among delegates and coordination of social development efforts among Tanzanian local communities (jumuiyas)
Showcase achievements of Tanzania's diaspora and create a platform for the formation of Tanzanian professional/business diaspora groups
Connect diasporans with key decision makers and industry leaders at home and abroad
The Guest of Honor, Keynote Speakers and Presenters will be announced soon.
View previous conventions proceedings and photos here.
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Alaska Airlines has limited flight deals starting from $200 (round trip)
Soouthwest Airlines has some special offers from MD, FL, TX, AR, NC starting from $189 ( Round trip)
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Make Hotel Reservation
DICOTA Planning committee has arranged accommodation at the Seattle Marriott Bellevue. A number of rooms at discounted rates are now available!!
Rate available 08/30/18 to 09/02/18
Book by 08/10/18
115.00 USD/night ( includes free WIFI)
The full conference fee includes access to Keynotes, Breakout Sessions, Marketplace Expo, Networking, Diaspora Bank Services, Real Estate Services, Tax Services, Student Loan Services (HESBL), Passport Services, Job opportunities, Seattle Tours, Live Performances, Meals (Light Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner), and Evening Receptions (Cocktail Reception, Night Gala, Fashion Shows & Kwaheri Dance), Group Exercise with fitness coach & Soccer game. Stay tuned! More to come.
Register via July 30th, 2018 for the best possible deal. Full conference passes range from $149 to $200,
For a limited time only, DICOTA is offering an "Early Bird" special for those who register early.
$149 - DICOTA Members
$ 169 - Non DICOTA Members
Exclusive Offer! Limited Discounted Ticket
Bring a friend to our convention for $125 each (2 for a total cost of $250). This offers end on 05/15/2018.
Sign up for exclusive Seattle tours!
We are offering special tours for conference attendees to AMAZON HQ, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Tour date : August 30th, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
* with free shuttle bus service from Marriot hotel**
Sign up by clicking the link below -
Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to receive refunds are shown below. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend the event.
Claiming Refund Before 06/15/2018 – You will get 100% of the paid fees.
Claiming Refund After 06/15/2018 and before 07/15/2018 – You will get 50% of the paid fees.
Claiming Refund After 07/15/2018 – You will get 25% of the paid fees.
•Cancellations will be accepted in writing only and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.
•All refund requests must be made by the attendee or credit card holder.
•Refund requests must include the name of the attendee and Registration ID #
•Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment.
Cancellations must be sent in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org to be eligible for a refund.
Marketing/ Sponsorship Package: email@example.com +1 301 257 1995 /+ 1 214 402 2804
Payment related issues : firstname.lastname@example.org +1 972 363 7299/ + 1 503 701 0799
Membership Email: email@example.com + 1 972 363 7299/+ 1 301 257 1995
Hotel Reservation: +1 425-214-7600
Tanza -Seattle Leadership/ General Info about WA
Tanza- Seattle President - Fatma Al Tamim + 1 206 225 7534
Tanza- Seattle Secretary - Lauden Kangele + 1 253 3919469
Tanza -Seattle VP - Jacob Osca
Please reserve early! Please stay tuned for updates to the agenda and announcements.