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Since inception, SHANO, INC. has served countless government agencies, non-profits, companies and associations.

Who We Are

SHANO, INC. provides meeting planning and hotel accommodation services for government agencies, associations, corporations, and non-profit organizations. Our service is complimentary. We identify, negotiate and secure meeting spaces and blocks of rooms as well as arrange food, beverage and audio visual needs at carefully selected hotels and venues nationwide. After conducting complimentary site inspections, we present our clients with up to four proposals to choose the hotel for their upcoming events. We save time, energy, and complexity. With 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry, we provide personalized service with unparalleled expertise to meet your budgetary needs for conference planning and lodging, all at no cost to you. 

Shano B. Kapadia

Founder and President

Representative List of Clients

The United States Armed Forces

  • The U.S. Department of the Army

  • The U.S. Department of the Navy

  • The U.S. Department of the Air Force

  • The U.S. Coast Guard

  • Defense Security Cooperation Agency

  • The U.  S. Department of Veterans Affairs

  • The U.S. Department of Homeland Security

  • The U.S. Department of Justic

The Federal Government

  • The U.S. Department of Treasury

  • The U.S. Department of Commerce

  • The U.S. Department of Interior National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture 

  • The U.S. Department of Labor

  • National Endowment for the Humanities

  • National Council on Disability


  • Pan American Foundation Development

  • American Red Cross

  • American Learning Institute

  • ECRI Institute

  • C-AGG Coalition on Agriculture Greenhouse Gases

  • FH1 360

  • Tech Trans International

Personalized Service

SHANO, INC is a Woman Owned Small Business. We stand for sincerity, integrity and a high standard of excellence. Dependable and professional, we make it our responsibility to manage every aspect of your program. As a small company, we take pride in accommodating budgetary constraints with peerless personalized service. We have the knowledge and expertise in securing the best rates for conference planning and lodging for short and long-term stays.

Our Founder

Shano B. Kapadia with Robert O. Blake, Jr. Assistant Secretary – Bureau of South and Central Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Shano B. Kapadia with distinguished members of the Armed Forces at the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event

Shano B. Kapadia with Elis Antonio Saca Gonzalez, President of El Salvador