$50 – $225

Third Annual Kashmiri Gathering in North America 2018

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Hilton Long Beach

701 West Ocean Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90831

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KGNA (Kashmiri Group of North America) is hosting the Third Annual Kashmiri Gathering in Los Angeles from June 29 to July 2, 2018!

The 3-day event will offer:

  • Networking opportunities to meet 800+ Kashmiris in North America
  • Cultural performances by Kashmiri artists from North America and Kashmir
  • Interactive sessions focused on professional panels, youth development, Kashmiri culture and language, entrepreneurship and non-profit impact
  • Kids programs packed with cultural, educational and fun activities including complimentary babysitting available for kids between the ages of 2 to 4.
  • Off-site picnic and an opportunity to tour the LA waterfront in a cruise or a morning tee time at a close-by golf course

Event Structure:

June 29: Attendee Registration followed by Meet 'n' Greet

June 30 - July 1: Event sessions and activities

July 2: Off-site picnic and outdoor activities

Registration Deadline: May 20, 11:59 PM EST. Ticket prices are valid until the registration deadline.

Please don't forget to review the FAQs below before you purchase your tickets!


What's the closest airport to the event location?

  • Long Beach Airport-Daugherty Field (7 miles from Hilton)
  • John Wayne Airport/Orange County (20 miles from Hilton)
  • Los Angeles International Airport (21 miles from Hilton)

What are my transportation options for getting to the event location from the airport?

Attendees can rent a car using the event discount code (provided at the end of this registration on the confirmation page) or can utilize taxi services, Uber or Lyft to arrive at the event location from their choice of airport.

Is there parking at the event location?

Yes. Attendees may park at the event location for $5.00 per night.

Will there be any transportation to and from the event provided for attendees not staying at Hilton?


What are my hotel options for my stay in Los Angeles for the event?

The event team has been able to reserve limited rooms for attendees at a discounted rate at the event location (Hilton) starting with check-in on June 29th (Hotel check in time: 3:00PM) and check-out on July 2nd (Hotel check out time: 12:00PM).

Can I get the negotiated 129$ rate a night for the hotel if I would like to check in earlier than June 29th or check out later than July 2nd?

Yes, please email info@kashmirigathering.com with your details and we will work with the hotel to get you the negotiated rate as long as you check in no earlier than June 27th and check out no later than July 3rd.

How do I reserve my hotel room?

The Hilton hotel link will be provided at the end of this registration on the confirmation page. We have limited rooms reserved and will be booked at a first come first serve basis. We have negotiated a $129 room rate for KGNA Attendees.

Does my discounted hotel rate include breakfast?

No. You may purchase breakfast vouchers for each attendee (adult and children prices vary) for each day at the hotel through Eventbrite. For example, an adult attendee wishing to purchase breakfast for all the 3 days at the hotel may select 3 adult breakfast vouchers at the time of registration. Vouchers will be handed off at the onsite registration.

How can I sign up for any of the sessions?

Session registration information will be available to all attendees in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more on that!

What's the refund policy?

No refunds available.

When is the registration deadline?

May 20, 11:59 PM EST.

Is my ticket purchase eligible for a tax deduction?

Amount paid in ticket prices is not eligible, however, amount paid as 'Donations' on Eventbrite may be eligible for tax deduction in the future when a tax-exempt status is granted to KGNA. A 501(c)(3) application is currently under process.

I can't attend the event, can I still make a donation to support the event?

Yes. When you click on 'Tickets', you will be presented with an option to make a tax-deductible 'Donation' to the event.

Are international students offered a discount?

If you are an international student, currently enrolled in an undergrad or graduate program, please email the event team at info@kashmirigathering.com and we will try our best to ensure you can attend the event.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Click on the 'Contact' button below or send us an email at info@kashmirigathering.com

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Hilton Long Beach

701 West Ocean Boulevard

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