Hotel Registration deadline Extended.
MEHFIL & BHAJAN SIGN-UP DEADLINE: April 15, 2018 for Michigan, April 30th for rest of the states.
Option to select meals/day is available now.
No food coupons will be sold onsite.
Souvenir Article Submission Deadline: April 15, 2018.
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Frequently Asked Questions:
Question: Oops.. I forgot my OSA Member ID and Registered Email Address. How do I register?
Answer: No problem, please call Mr. Pramod Satapathy, Chair, Registration Committee at 586-623-9403 to get your member id information before you proceed further.
Question: If I register now, can I cancel it later and get a full refund?
Answer: Yes, there is a full refund minus 25 dollars for the registration cancellation on or before May 31, 2018. If any of your family members have submitted for a cultural event, the registration cancellation cut off date is on or before March, 31, 2018. If there is any modification to the number of attendees on or before May 31, 2018, the food fee will be adjusted and the refund will be processed only after the convention is over.
Question: I am facing technical glitches while registering. What should I do?
Answer: Please send an email to "email@example.com" or "firstname.lastname@example.org" and describe the issue.
Question: I tried to book the hotel online but rooms are not available.
Answer: Are you using the Group Code 1514? If not, please use that code and try again. If you still have issues, contact hotel reservations directly at (313) 592-3622. Make sure to mention about the Odisha Society of America convention and the group code.
Question: Is the Cultural Program going to be held at the Hotel or at a different place?
Answer: Cultural Program, Lunch and Dinner will be hosted at Ford Peforming Art Center (FPAC) . FPAC has a world class auditorium which is one of the best in the Metro Detroit Area. Mehfil, Bhajan, Seminars will be conducted at Hotel and also the breakfast will be served at the Hotel. The distance from Hotel to FPAC is only 2 miles, shuttles will be running from Hotel to Venue at regular intervals.
Question: I am a vegetarian, will there be plenty of veg food options?
Answer: Absolutely. We are aware of this concern, therefore, we have made special arrangements for veg food this time. In addition to restaurant veg food, we are ordering food from local ISKON temple, prepared by Odiya Cooks. Please check our food menu here.
Question: Can I get Pana after food?
Answer: You bet. We will have all kinds of freshly prepared PANA, it will be served after lunch and dinner and it's free.