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September 26-29, 2024 | Austin, Texas, US

Hosted by the Diaspora Council of Tanzanians in America (DICOTA), the convention is the largest, long-standing, and highly reputable gathering for the Tanzanian diaspora, aiming to bring together 300 to 500 attendees, including the Tanzanian Diaspora in the Americas, Tanzania private sector and government officials from a range of sectors, including tourism, finance, health, education, all with a vested interest of seeing a better future for Tanzania’s mainland and Zanzibar. 


We're proudly bringing the Unforgettable to America...


For the first time ever, this 8th diaspora convention will feature a Tanzania Tourism Expo – a 
4-day journey in discovering the wonders, beauty, and exquisite experiences of Tanzania.


Our theme “Championing New Frontiers in Tanzania’s Tourism and Beyond: Travel, Venture, and Invest” portrays a diaspora-led initiative to provide a platform to facilitate business-to-business networking and deal-making among U.S. and Tanzania tourism businesses to advance our nation’s tourism sector.  

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...and we're keeping it African all the way,

On a backdrop of a premier African-themed venue, mirroring Tanzania’s luxe lodges and lush blue waters, you will get to ignite all your senses – Sight, Sound, Smell, Touch and Taste of Tanzania, while mingling with some of the kindest people in the world – right in the heart of Texas!

 

Your adventure awaits at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center

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...while reuniting the diaspora,

esteemed homeland guests and friends. away from home...

We reconnect old classmates, neighbors, and old buddies. We rekindle old relationships, deepen existing connections and forge new ones between individuals and businesses alike.

...to amplify Tanzania's endless wonders

While staying true to our traditional base of African Safari, magnificent coastal beaches, and cultural heritage, the expo will shine light on Tanzania’s growing Astrotourism, Gastrotourism, Sports tourism, Staycation, and the like.

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