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Islamic Society of North America Annual Convention is the largest gathering of Muslims in in the United States and Canada, where visitors can meet Muslims and guests from other faith communities over the course of the weekend, to discuss their role in society, politics, public media, activism, educational institutions, etc. The convention offers a variety of programming, special events, activities and more. This is an opportunity for Muslim communities across North America to come together to build community, share best practices for spiritual and civic engagement and deepen religious understanding.

ISNA Annual Convention focuses on to be an exemplary and unifying Islamic organization in North America that contributes to the betterment of the Muslim community and society at large. Besides attending meetings devoted to Islam and politics, attendees enjoy visiting a large shopping bazaar with hundreds of booths, where vendors display and sell their merchandise from modest fashions and halal cosmetics to cuddly dolls reciting Quran passages. Convention speakers included activists, scholars and religious leaders. The program embraces all ages and interests from discussions on family issues, finances, civic service, spirituality, civil rights, youth development, and interfaith relations. The Convention will be buzzing with activities for every age and interest group. For the active set and youth there is the annual basketball tournament being held in collaboration with the National Muslim Basketball Tournament (NMBT), which continues to grow.

ISNA Annual Convention is happening from 30 August 2019, Friday to 01 September 2019, Sunday at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. The organizer of the event is Islamic Society of North America. It is open to public. The estimated number of attendance is 50,000. The estimated number of exhibitors is 300 which are filling more than 550 booths. The frequency of this event is annual. The event has been running since 1964.

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Days Left

50000

Attendance

300

Exhibits

550

Booths

Start Date
August 30, 2019 (Friday)
End Date
September 1, 2019 (Sunday)
Venue
George R. Brown Convention Center
City
Houston, Texas
Organizer
Islamic Society of North America
Category
Religion
Event Type
Convention, Trade Show
Frequency
Annual
Open To
Public
First Year
1964

Organizer

  • Islamic Society of North America
  • Islamic Society of North America is an association of Muslim organizations and individuals that provides a common platform for presenting Islam, supporting Muslim communities, developing educational, social and outreach programs and fostering good relations with other religious communities, and civic and service organizations.
  • 6555 South County Road, 750 E
  • Plainfield, IN
  • United States of America
  • +1 317-839-8157

Venue

  • George R. Brown Convention Center
  • Opened on September 26, 1987, the George R. Brown Convention Center is perfectly positioned in the center of a lively sports, dining, entertainment and nightlife destination – all within five blocks or a five-minute cab ride. The convention center is one of the largest convention facilities in the country with offering 1.2 million square feet of flexible event space.
  • 1001 Avenida de las Americas
  • Houston, TX
  • United States of America
  • +1 713-853-8000
  • +1 800-427-4697
  • +1 713-853-8090
  • grbinfo@houstonfirst.com

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