2023 Umu Igbo Unite Annual Convention (Online Registration)

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2023 Umu Igbo Unite Annual Convention (Online Registration)

Welcome to the 2023 Umu Igbo Unite Annual Convention! We are so excited to host you in Oakland! Register today!

By Umu Igbo Unite Corporation

When and where

Date and time

August 3 · 3pm - August 6 · 4pm PDT


Oakland Marriott City Center 1001 Broadway Oakland, CA 94607

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 3 days 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

Welcome to the 2023 Umu Igbo Unite Annual Convention! We are so excited about the rapid growth of this organization. This convention is one that you do not want to miss! We look forward to seeing you! If you have any more questions, please feel free to visit our website at www.umuigbounite.com or contact us via email at contact@umuigbounite.com. 

*Online Registration includes: UIU Annual T-shirt | All Access Pass which gives you entry to ALL UIU events from Thursday, August 3rd through Sunday, August 6th | Networking: The opportunity to network with other Igbo Professionals | Meals Included: Light snacks at Happy Hour & Block Party, Brunch and Dinner at the Banquet*

By registering for the convention and/or attending an event during the convention, you agree to be bound by the code of conduct below. In the event an attendee violates any of these rules, UIU reserves the right to ask the attendee to leave. A refund will not be issued.

• No sharing wristbands. If you are found sharing your wristband, you will be asked to leave.

• Your wristband must be worn at all times during the convention. Wristbands are required for admission to every event. The wristbands are waterproof, and thus are safe to shower with and should not be removed. In the event you remove your wristband, you will not be given a new one and must purchase a new one at full ticket price.

• If you wish to advertise your business and/or product, you must register as a vendor and pay the vendor fee. If you are caught selling your products/services without having registered as a vendor, you will be asked to leave.

• If you are registered as a vendor, sharing tables is prohibited. Anyone who wishes to sell their product must get their own table. If you are caught sharing table(s), you will be asked to leave.

- You acknowledge and agree that Umu Igbo Unite Corporation is a separate entity from any Convention vendors and that Umu Igbo Unite Corporation has not guaranteed the performance of any Convention vendors and is not liable or responsible for any debts or obligations of any Convention vendor.

• Be kind and courteous to our planning team, volunteers, and the hotel staff. We are all working hard to ensure you have a good time, and we want to ensure that everyone is treated with respect. 

• Any use of profanity, yelling, abusive language, etc. will not be tolerated.

• Follow the directions given by our security, planning committee and/or volunteers, and hotel staff.

• Alcoholic beverages are only to be consumed by those of legal age. If you are underage and found drinking, you will be asked to leave.

• Outside beverages are not allowed in the hotel conference rooms. If you are found bringing an outside beverage into a conference room, you will be asked to leave.

• Please be courteous during the various sessions held throughout the weekend. If you are disruptive during a session, you will be asked to leave.

• Tables/seating is first come, first served. The earlier you arrive, the better.

Umu Igbo Unite Corporation is an organization made up of Professionals, we know you will all be on your best behavior. We look forward to seeing you all on August 4th, 2022!


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? Attendees must be 21 by the start of the convention. Government-issued IDs will be verified onsite. 

Is my registration/ticket refundable or transferable? Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. There are no exceptions please. Funds from no-show attendees will be donated to the UIUCares foundation.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? contact@umuigbounite.com

About the organizer


Umu Igbo Unite is a non-profit US based organization that consists of a wide range of young professionals and college students (ages 21 - 45) of Igbo heritage residing in the US. Our membership is comprised of people from all parts of the South-Eastern Igbo speaking states of Nigeria including: Abia, Anambra, Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo, Bayelsa, Akwa-Ibom, Cross-River and Rivers states.


Since 2005, Umu Igbo Unite has held an annual convention each year which consists of many events aimed at Igbo professionals. People from other cultural backgrounds and ethnicities that are interested in learning more about the Igbo culture are welcome to attend.

The purpose of the Umu Igbo Unite Organization is to promote personal, cultural and professional growth amongst Nigerian Igbo Professionals primarily in Diaspora. This goal shall be achieved by:

  • Providing a forum where Igbo professionals can network professionally, culturally and socially and share their experiences in the hopes of contributing positively to the growth and progress of Igbo’s.

  • Initiating, encouraging and supporting innovative Igbo business ideas and existing businesses that have the potential to improve the quality of life of Nigerians.

  • Contributing positively towards improvement of quality of life in Nigeria, through outreach programs, creating of awareness of health and social issues, and donation of time and resources.

  • Promoting unity, co-operation and general empowerment amongst Igbo professionals.

$150 – $300