Rebecca Bender spent six years as a victim of human trafficking. Now, she's determined to equip others with tools to combat this horrific industry.
Mark Henderson, IT Leader at Passion City Church, recalls his experience at the 2017 National Church IT Network Conference.
With miles of downtown connectivity, skywalks are an event planner's best friend. Here are five of our favorite sky-high walkways.
John Killacky of Bartha shares production highlights from supporting the Church of the Nazarene’s Quadrennial 10-day General Assembly.
We're sharing highlights of Barna Group's extensive study on the beliefs and lifestyles of Millennial Jews, which was released this week.
Barna Group's Bill Denzel explores how the current state of faith in America could affect the faith-based events industry.
Chianti Cleggett, national sales manager for the Greater Birmingham and founder of Young Women’s Empowerment Conference, is a 2017 Culture Shaper.
Christen Bohanon, founder of Anazao Creative Co. and former Chick-Fil-A consultant, is one of the Connect Faith 2017 Culture Shapers.
Amy Boland, national fundraising events director for Apartment Life and founder of The 61 Exchange, is a 2017 Connect Faith Culture Shaper.
Matt Olthoff, who works with Rooted Network, StoryBrand, In the Name of Love Ministries and The Father’s House OC, is a 2017 Culture Shaper.
Greg Dolezal, founder of Renewed Vision and creator of groundbreaking event technology, is one of the 2017 Culture Shapers.
Troy Welty, senior events team manager for the Southeast markets of the Educational Media Foundation, is a 2017 Culture Shaper.
Five pros open up about race and culture within and beyond meeting room walls.
Companies like Apple and Disney have the magic of different, that "it" factor. How can you embrace different and cultivate some magic?
Recording artist Anthony Evans shares what it was like growing up in a famous family, navigating the Christian music business and what he's conquering
B Floral owner and lead designer Bronwen Smith talks trends, travel inspiration and tips for staying on budget with event florals.
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is doubling current convention centers and adding a new one in Round Rock, Texas, to its portfolio.
The team from the Huntsville/Madison County CVB shares why the southern destination should be your next choice for a host city.
The Arkansas Dream Center operates a range of programs across the state to address poverty while investing in individuals.
We've identified five retreat centers around the country that can meet specific needs for your team as you recharge and reconnect.
See how unexpectedly becoming an adoptive mom to three children—two of whom have Down syndrome—inspired Heather Avis to pen “The Lucky Few.”
Photographer Kate Gazaway’s passion project, Picture Change, teaches photography to individuals in under-resources communities.
Ben Armstrong leads Christian residential recovery program Three Dimensional Life, serving young men dealing with the struggle from his own past: addiction.
Cincinnati Cooks culinary job-training program helps prepare at-risk residents for employment in food service while instilling confidence and hope.
Each May, Ashlyn and Josh Murphy lead Sawyer’s Art, an art supply drive for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, in honor of their late son.
Connect's Senior Meeting Coordinator Nicole Reynolds shares a few of her tried-and-true tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle on the road.
Canada's capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, is transforming its cultural and entertainment offerings to entice meeting groups this year.
Danise and Jim Owings launched Play on Purpose to develop athletes’ spirituality on and off the field.
The Truett Cathy family invites the public to Easter Eggstravaganza, a free egg hunt and presentation of the gospel.
Best-selling book “The Case for Christ” by Lee Strobel will release in theaters April 7, a week ahead of Good Friday.
Wren & Roch handbags combine high fashion and purpose, empowering survivors of rape, domestic violence and sexual abuse.
Dr. Del Tackett presents factual evidence supporting the book of Genesis in “Is Genesis History?”, coming to theaters Feb. 23.
Filipino missionary Sharon Tonzo moved her life to Clarkston, Georgia, to help refugees adjust to life on U.S. soil.
Milwaukee’s Signature Dance Company engages in a national conversation about police and minorities through FaithWorks.
Dynamic duo The Skit Guys run a successful ministry that allows them to touch audiences all over the country through comedy.
We’re challenging event coordinators with four new year’s resolutions for 2017.
Kimberly Willey reminisces and shares lessons she’s gained from serving as a volunteer.
Director of advancement and logistics for Parliament of the World’s Religions Brian Savage has been upping the profile of his interfaith organization.
Comedy acts like Amy Barnes may be a great fit for faith-based planners looking to book entertainment.
Frequent volunteer Charlton Cunningham recaps memories and lessons from the field.
Comedian Kerri Pomarolli talks about the intersection of her faith and comedy career.
Planners, consider these ideas from recent faith-based music conferences.
Grand Wayne Convention Center adds a guest experience manager position with the goal of enhancing meeting experiences.
San Francisco event venue Bently Reserve gets a standing ovation for its new conference rooms designed with standing desks for meetings.
Nathan and Christy Nockels slowed down to reflect on their journey and share what it’s like on their side of the stage.
Connect speaker Brandt Krueger reviews the most important features any event app should include.
Historic Sante Fe continues to evolve as a sought-after meeting destination in New Mexico, but it isn't the state's only city with southwestern charm.
New trends in technology, F&B and event experiences point to big things for the meetings and event industry as it enters 2018.
Exploring meeting venues at colleges and universities may be the smartest move you make when planning your next conference.
Learn how the events industry can help as Debi Tengler gives actionable ways planners can assist in fighting this national crisis.