NetIP’s annual conference in Seattle


Seattle, WA: A sold-out success from its inaugural year, NetIP (Network of Indian Professionals) returns with its 19th annual conference 2010 in the Emerald city of Seattle, a perfect place for a destination conference, with sweeping waterfronts and activities galore.

Guided by the theme “Unique by Nature,” the conference will showcase the uniqueness of its demographic: South Asian Professionals in North America. It will be held at the Grand Hyatt hotel in downtown Seattle from August 20  through August 22.  This signature annual event is exclusive and is the first time in more than 10 years that the conference has been held on the West Coast.

“We’re very excited with only a few days to go. Register today for a memorable weekend, with old friends, new friends and ideas that could change the world,” said Sarika Punjabi and Neha Sharma, co-chairs of the  conference.

This conference is a connecting point for all South Asians across niches with an impressive cast of keynote speakers, including Dinesh Keskar, president of Boeing India; Vijay Amritraj, tennis star and  commentator; Aasif Mandvi actor, and comedian; Kevin Negandhi of ESPN Scorecenter; Suneel Gupta, vice president of Groupon Kahani Movement;  Thach Nguyen, CEO of Thach Real Estate; Kunal Nayyar,  actor and writer, The Big Bang Theory; Janina Gavankar, actor and musician; and Ash Modha, CEO of Mondetta Clothing;  to name a few.  Daryl Smith, Deputy Mayor of the City of Seattle will deliver the welcome speech.

The conference kicks off with a networking reception featuring the kick-off mixer at the Seattle Aquarium. Optional events include a Sunset Cruise that is already sold out, Chocolate Factory tour and drinks from round the world.

Excited about the conference, Sundip Arora, president, of  NetIP North America 2010, explains:  “In our 20th year, NetIP’s mission to forge successes for the South Asian Community in North America is stronger than ever. We have a new model for our conference this year, one that encompasses social responsibility, inspiration, networking and celebration through a host of stimulating workshops, keynotes, panels and entertainment.”
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