MAS-ICNA Convention, Chicago

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Dec26 - 282016
2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616

15th Annual MAS ICNA Convention in Chicago, American Muslims: Islamic Duties and Civic Obligations

From 8 am - 10 pm

McCormick Place Chicago

2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616

Don't miss out on the 15th Annual MAS-ICNA Convention American Muslims: Islamic Duties and Civic Obligations Monday, December 26 - Wednesday, December 28, 2016

McCormick Place Chicago | 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616

Pre-Convention: Knowledge Retreat Saturday, December 24 and Sunday, December 25, 2016

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place | 2233 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616

Bazaar Reservations will be open this Saturday June 11, 2016 @10:00 AM

Following a positive trend of the last decade's worth of conventions, the 15th MAS-ICNA Annual Convention is geared to outdo any of our previous efforts; becoming one of the Largest, Most Diverse and Entertaining Islamic Event in North America. Planning for the 15th Annual MAS-ICNA convention is underway, and we want you to join us in setting the stage for yet another record-breaking convention. Last year, we experienced a large increase in attendance and this year, we expect much more. Our nationally & internationally renowned speakers are sure to capture attention from all corners of the world.

The 15th MAS-ICNA Annual Convention will feature:- Up to 18,000 Attendees from almost every state and continent- Up to 400 Exhibitors and Sponsors- Over 100 scholars, acclaimed speakers, and world leaders- Distinguished programs for all ages and interests- Feature activities for children and toddlers - A broad array of cultural diversity- Representation form over 250 regional and national organizations

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Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at, and for, and

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

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