$50 – $5,000

17TH Nigerians in Diaspora Org (NIDO) AGM & Convention

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time



Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner

8661 Leesburg Pike

Tysons Corner / Vienna, VA 22182

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

No Refunds

Event description


Northern VA is pleased to be hosting the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Convention of the Nigerians in Diaspora Organization (NIDO) in the Americas.

The AGM seeks to bring together all Nigerians in North and South America as well as the Caribbean, including invited guests and dignitaries from Nigeria, and from NIDO sister organizations in Africa, Asia, and Europe; as well as Friends of Nigeria.

This year's event is packed with varieties of activities and panel discussions on important topics relevant to diaspora Nigerians, as well as the Gala Dinner /Dance where awards will be given to image making diaspora Nigerians who have made a difference.

The theme for the 2018 AGM is: Contributions of Diaspora Nigerians to the American Fabric -- highlighting our vitality and participation in the American economy.

Proceeds from fund-raising will benefit victims of domestic violence in the USA and orphanages in Nigeria. Corporate sponsors and individual supporters, and vendors are welcome - no amount is too small a gift !!

Please get your tickets today to take advantage of early bird concessions and discount -- we welcome all forms of funding support. Corporate Sponsors; Vendors; Exhibitors; and all donors are welcomed. Please email us: Nido dot iNoVA at Gmail dot Com, or call our event coordinator, Mr. Chuks Eleonu at 202-714-5921.

Agenda for the 3-days event will be published shortly.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served - including award wining Gala / Dinner Dance showcasing cultural dances and entertainment.

For hotel accomodation, plaease visit our convention hotel Sheraton Tysons Premier -- use the promo code: NIDO_2018_AGM.

Visit our website for more details or to pay via Paypal.


Will the event be open to the public?

Yes. The AGM is open to anyone who purchases ticket to the convention -- all Nigerians and friends of Nigeria.

Who are the audience for the event?

All Nigerians in North and South America, as well as the Caribbean; invited guests and dignitaries from Nigeria; NIDO sister organizations in Africa, Asia, and Europe. This event is held worldwide: in 2016 it was held in Canada; and in 2017 it was held in Brazil.

Will advertisements be accepted for the Program Brochure and Convention Album?

Yes. Camera Ready advertisements are welcomed in any of the following options: Front Inside Cover; Back Inside Cover; Back Outside Cover; Full Page; Half Page; Quarter Page; and Business Card.

Will Tickets be sold?

Yes. Varieties of ticket options will be available: VIP, Convention Pkg, Gala only, Corporat Sponsors, Vendors, Exhibitors, and NGO or Government.

Is NIDO part of the Nigerian Government?

No. NIDO is an IRS certified 501c3 non-profit, non-government, and non-partisan organization that caters to the interests of all Nigerians. We dialogue with both Nigerian and American governments and policy makers, as necessary.

Will there be a Discount Code for Hotel accommodation?

Yes. Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner (Vienna VA) is our designated convention hotel partner. 8661 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, Virginia 22182. Phone: +1 (703) 448-1234 -- use promo code: NIDO_2018_AGM.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Entrance to exhibition areas is Free. All other sections of the convention requires an ID - especially at the bar (due to alcohol regulations).

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Free parking available. Transportation options includes Metro (Silver Line - ) - accessible from all three airports in the Washington DC region.

I'm coming with Family, will they be able to Tour Washington DC area during Labor Day weekend?

Yes. The Greater Washington DC region has the largest concentration of Nigerians in North America. Downtown DC boasts of some of the best tourist attractions in the US. Call 877-782-0150 and ask for the Metro Rail Tour Package or other rate plan -- use promo code: LCPKG.

What can I bring into the event?

Come prepared to network (bring loads of business cards), and get ready to dialogue with other professionals on a variety of topics.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Via email sent to: NIDO dot iNoVA at Gmail dot Com

Share with friends

Date and Time


Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner

8661 Leesburg Pike

Tysons Corner / Vienna, VA 22182

View Map

Refund Policy

No Refunds

Save This Event

Event Saved