Conference Schedule

Sep 17 & 18, 2019 at Gwinnett Church Sugar Hill

Tuesday, September 17

8am – Doors Open
VIP ticket holders may enter the VIP lounge to mingle, grab free gourmet coffee, and save seats in the auditorium.

9am – Welcome: JUSTIN DEAN – The Church Communications Credo

9:15am – Session 1: JEFF HENDERSON – Growing a Church in a Digital Age

10:00am – Session 2: TED VAUGHN – A Communication Director’s Survival Guide

10:30am – Session 3:MEAGAN RANSON – People Centered Marketing vs. Product Centered Marketing

11:15am – Session 4: CLARK CAMPBELL – 5 Ways You Can Create Powerful Sunday Morning Content 

11:45am – Session 5: GREG VENNERHOLM – Stuff They Didn’t Teach Me In Design School


12:15pm – LUNCH BREAK (2 hours)
Free Taco Bar provided for all attendees from Collette Caters.

LUNCH & LEARN WORKSHOPS (UPSTAIRS IN THE LIBRARY)
Eat your lunch in the auditorium, then join us upstairs in The Library for special training sessions. Lunch & Learn Workshops have limited seating and are first come, first served.

WORKSHOP A: 12:45pm to 1:30pm – Senior Leadership Workshop & Q&A
Pastors and Senior Leaders join us for special leadership training and pastor’s Q&A with Kenny Jahng, Jeff Henderson, and Ted Vaughn.

WORKSHOP B: 1:30pm – 2:15pm – Leading a Church Photography Team Workshop
Join us for a hands-on workshop with Rob Laughter. Learn the systems and strategies that The Summit Church has used to launch, train, lead, and equip a team of 40 volunteer photographers across their 10 campuses, and learn how you can launch a team at your church, with or without photography experience.

1:45pm – SPIRE ARTISTS WORSHIP SESSION (Main Auditorium)


2:15pm – Session 6: FRANK BARRY –The Future Of Church Growth Belongs to These 4 Tools

2:45pm – Session 7: BEN STAPLEY – Pastoring Communicators & Creatives

3:15pm – Session 8: DAWN BALDWIN – Web Strategy & Information Overload

4:00pm – Session 9: HOLLY TATE – How To Build A Church Communications Team That Scales Up

4:30pm – Session 10: KENNY JAHNG – Video is the New Black

5:00pm – Closing Day One


6:30pm to 8:30pm – TITHE.LY VIP PARTY (OFF-SITE)
VIP ticket holders can join us off-site for a special night of networking, free food, prizes and fun thanks to our friends at Tithe.ly.

 

Wednesday, September 18

8am – Doors Open
VIP ticket holders may enter the VIP lounge to mingle with the speakers & grab free gourmet coffee.

9am – Welcome Day Two

9:15am – Session 11: DAVE ADAMSON – How to Reach People in Less Time

10am – Session 12: JEN MILES – How Cultural Changes Impact Your Messaging

10:45am – Session 13: DUSTIN STOUT – Crafting a Compelling Content Calendar

11:15am – Session 14: KATIE ALLRED – Reaching Your Community Online

11:45am- Session 15: SAM COLLIER – Communicating Diversity


12:15pm – LUNCH BREAK (2 hours)
Free BBQ provided for all attendees from Socks Love BBQ.

LUNCH & LEARN WORKSHOPS (UPSTAIRS IN THE LIBRARY)
Eat your lunch in the auditorium, then join us upstairs in The Library for special training sessions. Lunch & Learn Workshops have limited seating and are first come, first served.

WORKSHOP A: 12:45pm to 1:30pm – MARKETING WORKSHOP
Learn hands-on marketing techniques from Paul Fleming and Tyler Smith.

WORKSHOP B 1:30pm to 2:15pm – FACEBOOK ADS WORKSHOP
Learn practical Facebook Ads techniques and best practices to reach more people on Facebook with Brennan Miller. 

1:45pm – Afternoon Devotional with BRANDON DEAN (Main Auditorium)


2:15pm – Session 16: TREY VAN CAMP – How to Vlog Your Ministry in a Digital World by Using Your Life and Lips for the Lord

2:45pm – Session 17: SETH MUSE – Trollslaying: A Spotter’s Guide to Dank Creatures

3:15pm – Session 18: HALEY VETURIS – Changing the Way We Approach Digital Communications

4pm – Session 19: JEREMIAH BARTLETT – Filtering For Effective Communication

4:30pm – Session 20: WES GAY – Clarifying your Message 

5:00pm – END OF DAY TWO