Past Meetup

2013 Inaugural Ball - Honoring President Obama - Saturday, January 19.

Location image of event venue


good morning friends...
hope everyone had a great weekend!
we had a fun kreative weekend filming @ AMERICAN BISTRO ~
thanks to new proud owner TEJASH NATALI...
excellent italian, indian and american food...

and yes, it was an honor to direct famous Bollywood Actor OMI VAIDYA (3 Idiots, Dil toh bachha hai jee)
in our new short film - PUBLIC RELATIONS
you can check our bollywood dc md va film group on facebook for pix and images and production stills... ~

now point of this post...
the biggest social event of the year...

get your tickets now...
they are PRICEY but worth it...

Regards - Manan Singh Katohora

* 2013 Inaugural Ball - Global Asians Honoring President Barack Obama - Saturday January 19 @ MANDARIN ORIENTAL - Washington DC! *

SOUTH ASIANS are flying from around the world... to attend this event...

Regular Tickets ($300) -
"VIP" Tickets ($1100) -

Proudly Promotes The Event of the Year

DATE: Saturday, Jan 19' 2013
VENUE: Mandarin Oriental, Washington, DC

VENUE ADDRESS: 1330 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20024

Honorary Host Committee
US Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)
Co-Chair, Senate Caucus on India and Indian Americans
US Representative Joe Crowley (D-NY)
Co-Chair, Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans
Governor of Delaware Jack Markell (D-DE)
Chairman of the National Governors Association
Governor of Maryland Martin O‘Malley (D-MD)
US Representative Elect - Ami Bera (D-CA)
US Representative Elect - Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)
US Ambassador Vinai Thumalapally

Join the world's oldest and largest democracies in congratulating President Barack Obama as he is sworn in to his second term as President of the United States. Leaders from the 3-million-strong Indian American community, compatriots from India and American well-wishers will celebrate the combined achievements of the two nations and cultures. Guests may choose traditional "black tie" or Indian formal attire.

The Indiaspora Ball will highlight the very best in Indian American cuisine, culture and music. Guests will enjoy fabulous networking, cuisine from the four corners of India, delightful entertainment and Bollywood dancing. Stay tuned for the entertainment lineup. A limited number of VIP tickets offering exclusive benefits and special guest access are also available.

The evening of festivities will underscore the strengths and benefits of the U.S.-India relationship. The many bridges which connect the two countries - spanning cultural, business, educational, healthcare and philanthropic traditions - will be on prominent display.

Many Senators, Representatives and Policymakers will grace the occasion. The guest list will include Indian American leaders as well as professionals from the fields of business, politics, academia, science, NGOs, arts and media. Many members from the first Indiaspora Forum will be in attendance. Be a part of this history-making event.

* Regular Tickets - $300 each
Includes dinner, drinks, dancing, and entertainment

* VIP Tickets - $1,100 each
Includes exclusive lounge, red carpet photo opportunity and access to special guests and entertainers

For Sponsorships and Group Discounts - (202) 656 3374

Regular Tickets ($300) -
"VIP" Tickets ($1100) -

About Indiaspora
Founded by M.R. Rangaswami in 2012, Indiaspora brings together the diverse community of Indian Americans by identifying issues, debating outcomes and recommending actionable solutions. Indiaspora hosted 100 influential Indian American leaders as part of its first Forum in September 2012.

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