FAQs

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Conference Details FAQs

  • Q. What is the deadline to register for Going on Faith Travel Conference?

    A. TRAVEL PLANNERS: Going on Faith unites Faith Based Group Travel Planner delegates with Travel Industry who wish to reach this specialized market.

    A. TRAVEL INDUSTRY: Going on Faith will accept the first 100 Travel Industry delegates who register with payment.

  • Q. What airport should I fly into?

    A. Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP).

    AIRPORT SHUTTLES: TBA

  • Q. Will there be shuttle service from the airport to the conference hotel?

    A. AIRPORT SHUTTLES: TBA

  • Q. When can I make my hotel reservations?

    A. TODAY! Loyalty Program Directors: Room and tax are included in your registration fee for September 13 and 14 only. Incidental charges are the responsibility of the individual delegate. Upon check in a major credit card will be requested from the hotel for incidentals. Reservations will be made through the Going on Faith office. Call 800-628-0993 today.

    A. TODAY! Travel Industry: Hotel rooms and incidental charges are the responsibility of all travel industry delegates directly at the Sheraton Panama City Beach. Reserve Directly with Sheraton Panama City Beach Hotel.

    OFFICIAL HOTEL: Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort, 4114 Jan Cooley Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32402 PH: 850-236-6000

  • Q. Is my hotel room included in my registration?

    A. TODAY! Loyalty Program Directors: Room and tax are included in your registration fee for September 13 and 14 only. Incidental charges are the responsibility of the individual delegate. Upon check in a major credit card will be requested from the hotel for incidentals. Reservations will be made through the Going on Faith office. Call 800-628-0993 today.

    A. TODAY! Travel Industry: Hotel rooms and incidental charges are the responsibility of all travel industry delegates directly at the Sheraton Panama City Beach. Reserve Directly with Sheraton Panama City Beach Hotel.

    OFFICIAL HOTEL: Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort, 4114 Jan Cooley Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32402 PH: 850-236-6000

  • Q. What is the weather going to be like?

    A. Panama City Beach, Florida weather ranges from highs in the 80's to lows in the 70's in September. It is summer so prepare for summer warm, but comfortable air conditioning in conference area.

  • Q. What is the Going on Faith Marketplace?

    A. The purpose of Marketplace is to provide destination and tour operator information to religious group travel planners. Going on Faith marketplace is an appointment generated marketplace. Each appointment is 6 minutes in duration. The church director is seated in a booth and the Travel Industry will move between appointments.

  • Q. Why do you need an up-to-date e-mail address?

    A. GOF marketplace appointments are made electronically. The appointment scheduler is e.mailed directly to you for ease of completion.

  • Q. When can I choose my appointments for Going on Faith?

    A. Appointment scheduler will be sent to your email early in August, 2022 and must be completed by September 1.

  • Q. What if I don't return the appointment schedule by the deadline?

    A. Any delegate who does not return appointment requests by the deadline will be issued random appointments.

  • Q. When will I get my appointment schedule?

    A. Hard copies of appointments will be distributed to all delegates at registration.

  • Q. What handouts are permitted at Marketplace?

    A.Travel Industry may distribute an 8.5 x 11", three hole punched, company profile sheet and business cards. Brochures and giveaways are strictly prohibited on the Marketplace floor. All Delegates are encouraged to bring plenty of business cards for distribution at Marketplace, and Social Events.

  • Q. What is the attire for the conference?

    A. Business attire is required at all daytime events. Evening events, unless otherwise specified, are business/casual.

  • Q. Where is the next Going On Faith Conference?

    A. We have an exciting and informative location for 2023 TBA!

 

COVID Specific FAQs

  • Q. What enhanced measures are in place regarding our health safety?

    A. Enhance cleaning procedures with extra attention given to high traffic areas are now in place at the Conference. Additionally, hand sanitizers are available through out the venue for your use. Adjustments are in place to promote physical distancing. Measures included: Signage and ground markings to help navigate common areas while practicing physical distancing; physical barriers such as plexi shields both at marketplace tables and registration area; tables in meal function rooms are spaced and limited as to seating capacity; and training of red coat staff to engage with attendees to promote guidelines. Temperature checks will be made at appropriate times and locations.

    Enjoy peace of mind knowing that your hotel room will be thoroughly cleaned prior to your arrival plus common hotel areas will receive increased cleaning. Please take a moment to check out your hotel website for complete details regarding housekeeping procedures.

  • Q. Are masks required?

    A. Please bring your own face coverings and wear them at all times, except when dining. You may remove your face covering while actively eating or drinking. If needed, masks may be obtained at the registration area.

  • Q. How can I do my part to help keep everyone healthy?

    A.

    Please make sure that you have reviewed any advisories or restrictions that may be in place for travel to Louisville. By attending you are confirming that you are not experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at CDC.gov, including:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
    • have not been in contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms without completing a 14-day quarantine
    • are not under any self-quarantine orders
    If you cannot confirm all of the above criteria you must not enter the Conference area. If at any point during your attendance you do not meet all of the above criteria, please isolate and contact our red coat staff by phone.

    By attending the Conference, you acknowledge that you understand and will abide by the above health-and-safety requirements.

 

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