1How does Hinduism factor into the process?
Candidates who are Hindu, Jain, Sikh are welcome to register for the event. There will be no religious activities during the program. You do not have to be a strict practicing member of any of the listed faiths.
2Do I have to attend both days?
We understand that coordinating work and travel schedules is not easy, but it is highly recommended that you attend both days to the fullest extent. Both day’s events are formatted differently for everyone to meet others in a structured fashion yet in a very relaxed and fun atmosphere. Attending both days will give you a better understanding and more opportunities to meet the candidates. Access to any materials or information about the other candidates can only be accessed once you have checked -in on the first day of the event.
3Will there be a book of all participating candidates?
No. The entire event will have live interactive app experience where attendees will be able to see details of participants of opposite gender. The attendees data will be available to the attendees from Friday evening.
4Is there any program planned on Friday or Sunday Evening?
No. The program starts on Saturday morning with breakfast and ends on Sunday afternoon. If possible, please plan on arriving Friday evening and leave on Sunday evening.
5Will there be any alcohol at the convention?
Yes, alcohol drink tickets will be issued.
6What is the cost of registration and deadline to register?
Registration fee is $200 and deadline to register is August 31st.
7What does the registration fee include?
The fee includes entrance for both Saturday & Sunday events, all meals and beverages and access to an interactive app with all the candidate’s information.
8Is my registration fee refundable?
- You have until July 31st to receive a full refund.
- You have until August 15th to receive a 50% refund.
- Registration is non-refundable after August 15th, 2019
- Registration is transferable upto August 31st, 2019
9Can parents/friends/others family attend?
No. There is no event planned for the parents, and the parents will not be allowed access to the event venue. We want the candidates to meet one on one without inhibition. If parents or anyone else choose to accompany the candidates, they are free to enjoy some of the many local attractions and activities here in Tampa. https://www.visittampabay.com/
10Do you provide transportation?
Yes. We will have shuttles available between the hotel and the venue during both days. If you are not staying at the hotel, you will have to make your own arrangements.
11Do you recommend a hotel near the event venue?
Comfort Suites Tampa Airport North
5421 W Waters Ave Tampa FL 33634
Phone no. 813-880-8938
When booking ask for Florida Hindu Matrimonial special rates ($79 per night is available only until August 15th, 2019)
Complimentary breakfast, parking, and airport shuttle.
12Is everyone from Florida or the South?
Our convention is open to all candidates in North America and abroad.
13What’s the average age of the candidate?
We have two separate events for two age categories, 26-39 years and 40 years & above.
14How many candidates are there? What is male to female ratio?
We try to limit our event to 200 participants and we will try our best to have a 1:1 ratio of men to women. The total candidate number will vary and may be higher if interest is there.
15Where is the event?
ICC 5511 Lynn Rd. Tampa FL 33624
16If I am eligible in both age groups, how do I register for both age groups?
The unique feature of the event programs will provide an opportunity to meet candidates in a broader age category if you so indicate your preference. You will have the opportunity to give your preference in the App once you have registered for your age appropriate event.
17What is interactive FLHM App and when will I get it?
Once you have registered you will receive a link and unique password access to download the FLHM App. You will be able to add more information about yourself so that the candidates of opposite gender can learn about you and ‘search’ you out. Once you arrive at the venue and check-in at the registration desk, the interactive features of the App will be activated. Same App will give you access to information on candidates of the opposite gender who have also arrived at the event so you can learn about them. Please be sure to upload as much information about you in the App that you would like to share with the candidates prior to and during the event.
18How can I cancel and ask for refund?
Please send us an email with your registration ID and contact information.