2013 Dallas Convention
This 22nd Annual Convention hosted by Edonuwa association of Dallas is the traditional three-day event with something for everyone:
Youth Conventioneers - welcome party, pool fun, sight-seeing & symposium
Women Conventioneers - welcome party & women focused convention issues
All Conventioneers - welcome party, COP meeting, convention speech and discussions,
Saturday gala, town hall meeting and Sunday farewell party.
In the mix, advertise in our brochure, buy car raffle, renew your Nigerian Passports and join a three-mile walk in support of prevention of human trafficking. The theme for the convention is "The quest for economic development in Edo state." The keynote speech will be given by Chief Raphael Igbinosa Adeghe, PhD, Head of Finance Department in Igbinedion University, Edo State, Nigeria. See agenda for details.
Reserve Your Hotel Room
Call toll-free, 888-489-2647, to reserve your rooms at the DFW Marriott Hotel, North. Use the code: "edo" to reserve your rooms at the hotel. The room rate is $99 for single or double occupancy, if reservation is made by August 12, 2013. Pay full price if reservation is later than August 12, 2013. Visit Marriott website through this link.
Prepay your event/gate fee
Get 15% discount on your fees when you prepay your gate and event fees. Click here.
Advertise in Convention Brochure
The brochure for this 22nd convention promises to be a page-turner and a keepsake. Join the many merchants, members of association and various associations in advertising in the brochure. The rates are about $200 for inside pages. And in color too! However, inside front and inside back cover pages and the back page cost a little more because of the higher exposure you are sure to get.
You may advertise for your good health, thanks to GOD, goodwill message to Edonuwa on its hosting and many other reasons. Another reason: your adverts will stay online for One Year. For Advert Rate and Vendor Stand information and how to pay - go brochure.
Buy Car Raffle tickets
Buy raffle tickets to assist Edonuwa in financing its hosting of this convention. You could win one of a possible ten prizes from a 2013 Mercedes-Benz Car to a new production model Apple IPad, etc. You cannot go wrong for a $5 investment/donation to assist our cause. The prizes are funded from the sales of tickets, so please buy now, buy often, and buy plenty of tickets. Some contest rules apply. Go here for more details.
Enjoy Other events & Services
You may participate in other events and services such as:
Brief History of Benin
The Benin kingdom, known as the Igodomigodo, in honor of its first ruler, Ogiso Igodo, is situated on the South East coast of West Africa. Oba Ewuare turned the kingdom into an empire (Benin Empire) about 1440 AD, after aggressive militarization and territorial expansion. At its height, the Benin empire extended from Onitsha to Ghana.
Benin is famous for its artifacts of iron, bronze, and ivory of which the best known is the FESTAC mask based on the head of Queen Idia (see our logo). Read more about the edo people.