The largest gathering of Libyan-Americans seeks to attract record attendance
Online PR News – 20-January-2014 – Washington, DC – (Washington DC) – The Libyan American Organization (LAO), a non-profit organization that conducts various educational, cultural, and social programs, today announced details for the organization’s 3rd Annual National Conference. The conference, which is expected to be the largest gathering of Libyan-Americans, will be held at the Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach and Marina Hotel, February 14-16, 2014.
The program will feature a community reception, roundtable discussion for leading non-governmental organizations in Libya, youth panel, and an economic forum. It will also provide a networking opportunity for Libyan-Americans.
"As we continue to reach out to the various communities across the United States, we find tremendous interest and support from Libyan-Americans who recognize the importance of developing a national organization that articulates our aspirations," said Nadia Ben Mahmoud, President of the LAO Board of Directors. "The national conference is our opportunity as Libyan-Americans to shape the conversation about the future and direction of our community."
The Los Angeles metropolitan area is home to one of the largest Libyan-American communities. Yet, Libyan-Americans from across the country are expected to attend the national conference. "Some of our participants will be coming from distant places including Washington DC, Connecticut, Georgia, Florida, Ohio, Wisconsin, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Washington State, and even Libya" added Samir Mavrakis, Chairman of the LAO Board of Trustees. "This is a testament of our community's desire to be a part of the national discussion."
About Libyan American Organization
The LAO is a non-profit, civil society organization based in the United States. Our mission is to help members of the Libyan American community connect and support one another and the larger Libyan community through educational, cultural and charitable programs.
For more information about the LAO, and our annual conference, please visit: www.libyanamericanorganization.com