UMAA 2016: Conference of The Mahdi (AJTF)
May 27 - 30, 2016

Westin O'Hare, Chicago IL


The UMAA convention is returning to Chicago, IL on Friday May 27th, 2016. Last year, the convention had its largest ever attendance, as it drew in thousands of attendees from across the nation and around the world.

In the United States, men and women off all ages attended from the largest American cities including Washington D.C., New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, and Atlanta.

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Family (Up to 5)
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Day Care by The Hadi School (Ages 3 - 8)
Daycare services for young children, ages 3 - 8, on Saturday and Sunday of the convention. Program starts goes from 10am to 1pm, and then from 3pm - 9pm. Parents are required to pick up children from 1-3pm each day.
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Young Adults Program (Ages 9 - 15)
Ages 9 - 15. Timings: 10-1pm (Saturday and Sunday); 3-5pm (Sunday only). Rock climbing, basketball, age appropriate speeches, and movies. Lots of fun for all!
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Must also purchase a Student, Individual, or Family Ticket for Matrimonial.
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Sunday Plenary Luncheon
A first of its kind special lunch event featuring two speakers delivering "TED Talk" style presentations. Lunch will include a 3 course zabihah halal meal. (Tickets are limited.)
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Bazaar Table
For more information contact Aqila Hussain at
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2 Bazaar Tables - Discount Rate
For more information, contact Aqila Hussain at
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Want to be an official sponsor of the convention, with your name specially highlighted? Sign up to be a sponsor today.
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Scholarship Application
Sale Ends: May 19, 2016 3:00 AM CST
The scholarship program was founded in memory of Dr. Saiyid S. H. & Jafri B. Rizvi, were among the first to establish Azadari in the United States. They have consistently supported this noble institution over the years. Their contribution towards the proliferation of Azadari can only be rewarded by the Lady of Light, the Prophet’s daughter, Bibi Fatema (a.s.). This year, the scholarship program has been expanded and will be selecting three winners: First Place Award: $1,500. Second Place Award: $1,000. Third Place Award: $500. The deadline for applications is May 13, 2016
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DoubleTree Rosemont by Hilton - rooms available until 5/13/2016

4 Star Accomodations are available at the DoubleTree Rosemont by Hilton at a rate of $119/night. The DoubleTree is a short walk from the Westin and Free Shuttle Service is available!

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The Westin O'Hare is sold out

Rooms were offered at a rate of $109/night including breakfast - however the hotel is sold out. Alternate arrangements are available as listed below.


Chicago Marriott Suites O'Hare is sold out

A limited number of rooms are available at the Chicago Marriott Suites O'Hare at a rate of $119/night. The Marriott is directly accross the street from the Westin O'Hare.

Universal Muslim Association of America

UMAA seeks to provide a forum to foster unity among all Muslims, to participate in civic and political responsibilities, to dispel misgivings about Islam and Muslims, to help fellow Americans better understand Islam through the Qu'ran and the teachings and practices of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and his Ahl al-Bayt (AS), and to take all necessary measures to help implement UMAA's objectives including, but not limited to, the social, religious, economic, and political advancement of Muslims in America.
Contact The Organizer
1701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
United States

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