North American Telugu Association (NATA) held its 2016 Dallas Convention Kick off meeting with all Committee Chair and Co-Chair persons meet and greet event on September 27th, 2015 at Hilltop Conference Hall in Irving, Texas with more than 200 attendees.   Darga Nagireddy, NATA Regional Vice President started the event with a welcome note. Dr. Ramana Reddy Guduru Convener and Ramasurya Reddy Coordinator of the Convention introduced the convention committee chair and co-chair persons for the Convention scheduled to be held at Dallas Convention Center on Memorial Day Weekend from May 27th – 29th, 2016.   AVN Reddy, NATA Advisory Council member and Girish Ramireddy, NATA Secretary who graced the occasion are overwhelmed with the enthusiasm of the convention team. Dr. Raghava Reddy, Advisory committee chair wished it every success.   Dr. Tara Kumar Reddy, Dr. Padmanabha Raju, Dr. Subrahmanyam Boyareddy, Satya Narayana Reddy Seelam, Ramakrishna Lavu, Ramakrishna Nune, Ramakrishna Reddy Rodda, Ramki Chebrolu, MVL Prasad, Shyamala rumala, RK Panditi, Gopal Ponnngi, Bhima Penta are all excited to be part of the Convention team and forecasted to be a memorable event.   Jayachandra Reddy NATA International chair, Ramireddy Buchipudi NATA BOD, Phalgun Deputy Convener, Suresh Manduva Co-coordinator, and Geetha Damanna Deputy Coordinator introduced themselves and pledged to strive hard towards the grand success of the convention.   Dignitaries from National organizations Satish Reddy, Sandhya Gavva from ATA, Srinivas Bavireddy from NATS and Prasad Thotakura from TANA, Rao Kalvala from TPAD, and TANTEX president Dr.Narasimha Reddy Urimindi attended the meeting and extended their heart full support to make convention a grand success. NATA 2016 Convention Kick-Off in Irving, Texas All committee chairs and co-chairs introduced themselves and pledged to make the convention a grand success.   A vote of thanks by Darga Nagireddy on behalf of the Dallas NATA Team to our Grand Sponsor Dr. Prem Reddy and NATA president Dr. Mohan Mallam, President Elect Rajeshwar Gangasani, Exce. Vice President Dr.Raghava Reddy Ghosala for supporting this event. Also thanked all participants and to the media persons Krishna Puttaparthi (Desi Plaza), Venkat Mulukutla (TV9), and Sateesh Punnam TV6. He also thanked Hilltop Restaurant for serving the authentic delicious Andhra lunch.   The meeting ended with Dr. Ramana Reddy and Ramasurya Reddy thanking everybody and made an ardent appeal to make NATA 2016 Dallas Convention one of the greatest events in Dallas’s history.