UNAA Convention and Trade Expo – Seattle 2018

Theme: Science, Technology and Innovation

#UNAASeattle2018

Celebrating 30 Years of UNAA

Welcome to the 2018 annual UNAA Convention and Trade Expo. Celebrating 30 years of UNAA, the Ugandan community in Seattle and the greater Pacific region is excited to host you. In Seattle you will experience the latest in technological advancement, innovation and networking. Don’t forget to have some fun. Whether it’s just you or with family, Seattle is a city with lots of things to do and sights to see, and we’ve crowned it with a loaded entertainment line-up!

CONVENTION PROGRAM

REGISTRATION AND EXHIBITIONS
7:00 am – 9:00 pm

2nd Floor. Make sure to pick your convention pass from the registration desk. Enjoy the trade and investment exhibition on 2nd floor.

BOEING GROUP TOUR
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

An opportunity to view 747, 767, 777 and 787 Dreamliners being assembled on the production line before they take to the sky + Aerospace Gallery.

KARIBU NIGHT
10:00 pm – 4:00 am

Guest DJs | Curtain Raisers

YOUTH ENTERTAINMENT
GOSPEL NIGHT
Faith Revival
REGISTRATION AND EXHIBITIONS
7:00 am – 9:00 pm

2nd Floor. Make sure to pick your convention pass from the registration desk. Enjoy the trade and investment exhibition on 2nd floor.

TRADE AND INVESTMENT FORUM
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Investment ideas/opportunities
Imports/Exports ideas
Wealth creation through employment of Ugandan youths
Very first Shark Tank
Focus on technology

MICROSOFT GROUP TOURS
12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Go on a guided tour and dive into all things Microsoft, including Artificial Intelligence, Minecraft, Gaming and Microsoft’s company journey.

JUMA PRAYERS
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Youth / Kids’ Activities
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
MISS UGANDA NORTH AMERICA RED CARPET
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
MISS UGANDA NORTH AMERICA VIP OPEN-BAR / COCKTAILS / CURTAIN RAISERS / SPONSOR PRESENTATIONS
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
MISS UGANDA NORTH AMERICA BEAUTY PAGEANT
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
ENTERTAINMENT
10:00 pm – 4:00 am
Back in the day DJ Spinoff!

70’s Costumes – Bring those Afros and Bell Bottoms!

REGISTRATION AND EXHIBITIONS
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

2nd Floor. Make sure to pick your convention pass from the registration desk. Enjoy the trade and investment exhibition on 2nd floor.

YOUTH FORUM
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Theme: Thriving in America

NORTHERN UGANDA FORUM
9:00 am – 12:15 pm
BAMASABA ASSOCIATION MEETING
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY AND SUMMIT LUNCHEON
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Featuring entertainment and business presentations

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT FORUM
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SSENGA AND KOJJA
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
BUSES LEAVE FOR BOAT CRUISE!
4.30 PM

Make sure you have picked your ticket at the Registration desk or purchased it online – there will not be any boat cruise tickets sold/distributed at the boat.

SATURDAY EVENING BOAT CRUISE
5.30 pm – 10:00 pm

Featuring Jose Chameleone, Queen Sheebah, Eddie Yawe
Meet the new Miss Uganda North America beauty queen
Guest DJs
Great food and mixers!

YOUTH ENTERTAINMENT
10:00 pm – 4:00 am
KAMPALA NIGHT – #UNAASEATTLE2018 EDITION
10:00 pm – 4:00 am

Queen Sheebah and Jose Chameleone live in concert
Featuring guest DJs

PRESS CONFERENCE
9:00 am – 10:00 am
REGISTRATION AND EXHIBITIONS
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

2nd Floor. Make sure to pick your convention pass from the registration desk. Enjoy the trade and investment exhibition on 2nd floor.

INTERFAITH PRAYERS
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
LUNCH (ON SELF)
UNAA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Chaired by BOT Chairperson

UNAA GRAND BANQUET for CULTURAL HERITAGE
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
(Traditional Attire or Dinner Outfits Recommended)

Keynote Speech: Derreck Kayongo. Founder, Global Soap Project.

YOUTH ENTERTAINMENT
11:00 pm – 5:00 am
GRAND CLOSING ENTERTAINMENT EXTRAVAGANZA
11:00 pm – 5:00 am

Featuring: Sheebah Karungi, Jose Chameleone, Mun G, Liane, Saava Karim, Fik Fameika, Eddy Yawe, Irene Ntale and many more

Comedy by Alex Muhangi, Mc Mariachi, Madrat & Chico

DJ’s:  DJD, Tony Blaze, DJ Core, DJ Paddy, DJPM, DJ Lawrence, Moustey DJ, DJ Apeman

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HYATT REGENCY BELLEVUE

ON SEATTLE’S EASTSIDE

With its small-town charm and big city convenience, Bellevue, Washington is a modern oasis with endless activities and cultural attractions sprinkled in. Visitors will enjoy the natural beauty and scenery — from mountains to lakes —and the abundance of outdoor recreation. Located 9 miles from downtown Seattle, Hyatt Regency Bellevue connects you to world-class shopping, dining, entertainment, and major corporate headquarters, including Microsoft.

Location

900 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue
Washington, 98004

Telephone

+1 425 462 1234

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11010 NE 8th St, Bellevue
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