Join “Empowering Tomorrow: Somaliland Professionals in Unity” for an unforgettable experience of cultural celebration, professional growth, and networking opportunities. Let’s come together to empower each other and shape a brighter future for our community.

The Somaliland Professionals Association of America is thrilled to present an extraordinary three-day event, inviting like-minded Somalilanders to come together for a unique opportunity to network, learn, and collaborate. Scheduled to take place at the prestigious Loudermilk Conference Center on Courtland Street Northeast in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, this event promises to be a gathering of professionals seeking to empower each other and celebrate their shared heritage.

With a theme of “Professionals in Unity,” this annual conference aims to provide a platform for individuals from diverse sectors to share knowledge, build partnerships, and honor the rich cultural tapestry of Somaliland. Let’s delve into the exciting lineup of activities planned for each day of this event:


Day 1: Cultural Mixer

Embark on this journey by immersing yourself in the vibrant Cultural Mixer, a perfect setting to connect with fellow professionals while proudly displaying your cultural attire. This evening promises a blend of networking opportunities, cultural exchange through music and dance, and a spirit of unity and camaraderie that sets the stage for the days ahead.

Day 2: Conference and Black Tie Gala

Prepare for a day filled with enlightening discussions led by distinguished speakers and panelists who are pioneers in their respective fields. Engage in thought-provoking panels and workshops designed to ignite innovation and foster professional growth. As the sun sets, the elegance unfolds at the Black Tie Gala, offering a delightful dinner, live entertainment, and a surprise guest appearance that will make the evening truly unforgettable.

Day 3: BBQ and Networking

Conclude this enriching experience in a relaxed ambiance at the closing BBQ. Indulge in delectable food, forge new connections, and reflect on the insights gained over the past two days. This casual setting provides the perfect opportunity to strengthen bonds within our professional community and unwind after days of learning and networking.

Why Attend?

– Networking: Forge valuable connections with peers, mentors, and industry leaders in an environment tailored for meaningful relationships.

– Professional Development: Acquire insights from top professionals and leaders that can propel your career to new heights.

– Cultural Celebration: Embrace the richness of Somali culture through attire, cuisine, and music, celebrating our heritage and fostering unity.

– Inspiration: Depart feeling inspired by the stories, accomplishments, and endless possibilities that emerge when professionals unite with a shared purpose.

Event Details:

– Date: May 24th – May 26th

– Location: Loudermilk Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia

– Dress Code: Cultural attire (Day 1), Professional attire (Conference), Black Tie (Day 2 Gala), Casual attire (Day 3 BBQ)

– Tickets: Secure your spot for this unparalleled event! Early bird registration is now open. Don’t miss this chance to be part of an inspiring professional journey.

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Please note that tickets are nonrefundable, and no tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

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About SLPA

Somaliland Professionals of America (SLPA)The Somaliland Professionals of America (SLPA) is an organization made up of professionals from Somaliland living in the United States, which aims to provide a space for Somaliland professionals to collaborate and exchange ideas. The organization networks with different groups to address important issues facing the community, connects Somaliland-American professionals with those based in Somaliland and utilizes technology to bring forward-thinking individuals together.

The goals and vision of SLPA include working with the Somaliland Mission in DC, hosting events to stimulate innovative ideas, supporting projects in Somaliland, promoting Somaliland’s history and right to self-determination, and showcasing its cultural heritage.

The organization was created to address the lack of cohesive actions, communication, committed intellectuals, dynamic organizations, and mentorship opportunities within the Somaliland-American community.