Conference Organizing Made Easy
If you find yourself organizing a complicated event with limited money and little time, and with people who aren’t getting paid for their work, you must enjoy chaos. Either that, or you’re putting together a Christian conference.
But don’t despair – conference planning can be fun! Given the right tools, the right people, and the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you can organize an event that God can use that’s beyond anything you’ve ever dreamed.
Whether you’re planning a simple retreat for a small group or a multi-day national event for a vast multitude, this practical book covers every detail. Step-by-step instructions and friendly advice guide you through the unique challenges that Christian organizations face in planning an effective event, whether you have a conference, retreat, workshop, or seminar. This nuts-and-bolts book provides the organization, examples, and ideas to help you create an event that will make a significant impact.
- Clear directions to help you develop your event’s goals and purpose
- Cost-cutting tips for finances and sponsorship development to stretch your budget
- Detailed job descriptions and organized chapters so you can recruit and manage an effective conference staff
- Strategies to develop the support of community, church leaders, and prayer partners that will widen the scope and impact of your conference
- Invaluable ideas to establish the spiritual foundation of the conference
- Step-by-step guidance in selecting sites, designing programs, coordinating logistics, evaluating for improvement, and more
- Speakers, sites, and organization listings that allow you to quickly find resources
- Samples of forms, checklists, maps, and schedules to keep you on track and save you time
- Savvy information optimizing technology and transportation
- Expert marketing advice in developing publicity that will reach your audience
- Helpful advice from conference planners around the country to help you avoid mistakes and be effective
- Post-conference wrap-up details that will help next year’s event be even better!
Great for Christian Education departments, pastoral staff, meeting planners and Christian organizations.
The current edition is out of print, and the new one is being edited. We hope to have the new one available by early 2014. If you are interested in being notified when it is available, please use the contact link and you will be notified when it is available.