South Asian Shaadi Summit

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Fun, interactive, in-depth educational sessions each day with Indian traditional parties at night. Are you ready to experience this one of a kind conference; it will change your business! All meals and events included in registration fee!


Join us Monday to Wednesday (plus a bonus welcome party Sunday evening!) in Texas and fall in love with a whirlwind of beautiful Indian culture! See below for a full schedule of events.

 

Schedule of Events

Sunday, November 8, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m
Summit registration check-in
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Welcome mixer
Monday, November 9, 2015
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Summit registration check-in and breakfast
9:00 a.m.
Welcome and general opening sessions
Daily Focus Wedding Ceremonies
9:45 a.m.
Decor session on Mandaps
10:30 a.m.
Hindu ceremony - Punjabi & Gujarati Hindu ceremony - Punjabi & Gujarati
11:15 a.m.
Break
11:30 a.m.
Punjabi – Sikh Ceremony
12:15 p.m.

South Indian lunch

Indian ceremony fashion show - Saris from across

1:15 p.m.

South Indian ceremonies - Telegu and Knanaya Christian

2:45 p.m.
Break
3:00 p.m.
Persian ceremony
3:45 p.m

Muslin Islamic wedding, Ismali and Pakistani ceremony

4:30 p.m.
Review of Sangeet / Garba events
5:30 p.m.
Sessions completed
Evening Event

Prepare for Sangeet / Garba / Mehndi Celebration

 6:30 p.m.
Load buses to go to Sangeet / Garba venue
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m
Sangeet / Garba / Mehndi event
10:00 p.m.
Load buses and return to hotel
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
7:30 a.m.
Light breakfast
8:30 a.m.
Jewelry fashion show and giveaway
9:00 a.m.
Introduction to India: General overview of India as a country, religious regions and the people
9:45 a.m.
Break
10:00 a.m.
Education sessions
10:00 a.m.
Creating timelines / floor plans
10:45 a.m.
Photography panel for Indian weddings
11:30 a.m.
Lunch North Indian family-style
South Asian Cake designs 
Fashion Show of Reception Outfits
12:30 p.m.
 Videography services for Indian weddings
1:15 p.m.
 Décor reception design and themes
2:15 p.m.
 Break
2:30 p.m.

Wedding reception / programs – entertainment

3:15 p.m.

DJ / lighting / AV

4:30 p.m.
Catering sessions for reception and creative action stations

Evening Event

Evening Event
6:00 p.m.
Load buses to go to evening party
7:00 p.m.
Cocktail reception
8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Dinner, program and open dancing
Fashion Show of Reception Outfits 
Wednesday, November 11, 2015

1/2 Day Sessions

8:00 a.m
Light breakfast
9:00 a.m
Gather for Baraat – horse and mobile DJ
9:30 a.m.
Engagement Ceremonies, Haldi, Poojas, Mehndi, etc.
9:45 a.m.
Session on all pre-ceremony events 
Engagement Ceremonies, Haldi, Poojas, Mehndi, etc.
11:00 a.m.
Lunch / closing session / group photo / what comes next…continued education

*Conference schedule subject to change based on venue and schedules of speakers

Evening Events


Included in the price of registration


Welcome Party

Sunday 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Lobby Bar and Atrium

Invited to check-in and then join the group for light appetizers and wine. This is a great opportunity to network with other summit attendees.

Attire: Casual


Sangeet / Garba and Mehndi Party

Monday 7:00-10:00 p.m. Madras Pavilion

Night filled with dance and music; learn how to do garba and raas. Have a

beautiful design of mehndi done and eat traditional culinary delights prepare for

Shaadi Summit.

Attire: Indian or bright, colorful evening wear

Transportation provided / load from side of hotel


Indian Wedding Reception

Tuesday 7:00-10:30 p.m. Bombay Brasserie

Put on your best Indian attire and enjoy specialty cocktails, dinner entertainment and dancing. This will be perfect ending to a great summit.

Attire: Indian or bright, colorful evening wear

Transportation provided / load from side of hotel