Frequently Asked Questions & Facts

 

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

    A. TRAVEL PLANNERS: Going on Faith will accept the first 150 Faith Based Group Travel Planner delegates who register with payment.

    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. Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR)

  • Q. Will there be shuttle service from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to the conference hotel?

    A. Airport Shuttles for the Going on Faith Conference will be provided by Experience Grand Rapids & Partners between the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. Shuttles will run on September 4, 2019 from 10 AM - 5 PM, not continuously but according to flight schedules. On September 6, 2019 there will be one departure from the Amway Grand to the airport at approx 2:30 PM. You must turn in your flight information to be on an airport shuttle. Options for anyone arriving outside of these times or for anyone whose flight is delayed or changed can use Uber, Lyft or Rent a Car. The Airport is approx 15-20 minutes from the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. Be advised there is a cost for parking at hotel and you will not need a car while in Grand Rapids.

  • Q. When can I make my hotel reservations?

    Now.

    OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL
    Amway Grand Plaza - PH: (616) 774-2000
    187 Monroe Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    A. TRAVEL PLANNERS: Room and tax for the nights of September 4th and 5th are included with your registration as a CHURCH DELEGATE. Additional nights can be reserved at a discounted rate by calling the GOF offices and making additional night arrangements.  

    A. TRAVEL INDUSTRY: Delegates are responsible for hotel accommodations and charges. REGISTER AT: https://book.passkey.com/event/49836671/owner/2529966/home

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

    A. TRAVEL PLANNERS: Room and tax for the nights of September 4th and 5th are included with your registration as a CHURCH DELEGATE. Additional nights can be reserved at a discounted rate by calling the GOF offices and making additional night arrangements.  

    A. TRAVEL INDUSTRY: Delegates are responsible for hotel accommodations and charges. REGISTER AT: https://book.passkey.com/event/49836671/owner/2529966/home

  • Q. What is the weather like in Grand Rapids, Michigan in August?

    A. Warm evening lows are high 60's, with daytime highs in the 80's.

  • 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 on early in July, 2019 and must be completed by TBA.

  • 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. TBA

 

We look forward to having you with us at Going on Faith next year!

CONTACT US with any other questions!
Going on Faith Travel Conference . PO Box 129 . Salem, OH 44460
PH: 330-337-1027 . FX: 330-337-1118
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