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EARLY BIRD DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 20th 2012
The 12th AWID International Forum:
Transforming Economic Power to Advance Women's Rights and Justice
April 19-22, 2012 | Istanbul, Turkey
The deadline to register and take advantage of the Early Bird rates has been extended to January 20th, 2012. http://www.forum.awid.
Join us at the 2012 AWID International Forum where 2,000 women’s rights leaders and activists from around the world will come together to strategize, network, celebrate, and learn in a highly charged atmosphere that fosters deep discussions and sustained personal and professional growth.
Exhibit Hall and Marketplace: From publications and products to handicrafts and textiles, the Exhibit and Marketplace has something for everyone. Shop around and peruse the latest publications, tools and resources from publishers, funders and others. Or stock up on one-of-a-kind, handcrafted treasures from women-owned businesses and collectives in the region. If you are interested in being part of our exhibit or marketplace area please download the application form. http://www.forum.awid.org/
Campaigns Corner: This is a space where organizations currently involved in campaigns can share information and literature about their campaign and how to take part. Campaign exhibitors should be present at their table for the duration of the display. If you are interested in being part of the campaign corner email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotels: Hotel rooms have been blocked at various hotels in various locations and can be booked when you register for the forum here. http://www.forum.awid.
Free shuttles will be provided between Forum hotel areas and the AWID Forum 2012 venue twice daily. Meeting points will be announced closer to the date of the Forum. Please make your hotel reservations early; bookings are on a first-come first-served basis. Deadline for hotel reservations is April 10, 2012.For any queries about hotel matters, please contact us via email: email@example.com
Visit the 2012 Forum website and find out more http://www.forum.awid.
org/forum12/ about the Forum theme, program, logistical information and answers to frequently asked questions.
If you have any questions on registration, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Be sure to check the website regularly for frequent updates on Forum 2012 preparations including fundraising information.
Please help us spread the word and forward this message to all your relevant networks, colleagues and friends!
AWID Forum Team