We are happy to invite your Islamic Organization/Center to attend the ENGAGE 2022: American Shia Muslim Conference of Organizations & Local Centers, to take place on October 29, 2022 in Dearborn, Michigan.

Please note the following:

  • Although the invite might have been extended to several members from your respected organization/center, we ask that you send one representative from the organization/center who is active in the day-to-day operations and or decision making such as a board member or executive administrator.
  • This event will be restricted to the invitees that we have invited and confirmed only.
  • The Conference will be on Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 08:00 am – 08:00 pm.
  • We ask from all attendees to fly in Friday afternoon and depart Sunday morning/afternoon to the Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW). Conference attendees will cover their flight and hotel expenses.
  • The Mainstay Foundation Gala Dinner will also be held that weekend, on Friday October 28th, 2022 at 07:00 pm. We invite you to attend so please make arrangements to fly in Friday afternoon.

Hotel Reservation:

  • METHOD OF RESERVATIONS
    • Individual attendees will make reservations for the event directly with Doubletree Dearborn by clicking here, , or by contacting the reservations department at 313-336-3340. Let them know you will be attending The Engage Conference for The Mainstay Foundation to receive a rate of $139/night.
  • INDIVIDUAL CANCELLATION FOR RESERVATIONS:
    • If you wish to cancel a reservation, please do so 72 hours prior to avoid cancellation penalties. If you do not cancel within the 72 hours prior, a one night’s room and tax will be incurred on your card. Credit cards will be charged 3 days prior to the arrival.

Open Platform Request:

  • Please note that if your organization or center would like time at the conference to present about a relevant project/initiative, click here.

Complete the survey attached:

  • In preparation for the annual Mainstay Foundation Engage Conference 2022, please fill out the following survey. We have compiled 11 different issue areas that we think are of concern for Shia centers across The United States. In each area, indicate whether your center has overcome the challenge, if it is a current and important challenge, or not a current challenge. Understanding the issues and concerns of Shia centers is crucial in building a strong, healthy, and impactful American Shia Muslims. Thank you so much for your time! Please share your input through the survey by clicking here.

We look forward to you accepting this invitation and attending the conference. We ask that you confirm your attendance by no later than September 15th, 2022. Spots are limited, registration is on a first come first serve basis.

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