2019 Conference Schedule
Grand Rapids, Michigan | September 4-6, 2019
OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL
Amway Grand Plaza - PH: (616) 774-2000 - 187 Monroe Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Travel Industry - TBA
*Times and event locations are subject to change.
WEDNESDAY . SEPTEMBER 4 . 2019
- 12:00 PM : Registration Opens - Welcome to Going on Faith, meet the staff that will take care of you for the next three days. Learn of innovations to help your organization and career grow.
- 1:00 PM : Ice Cream Social - This Conference is about building travel relationships so kick-off this event with an Ice Cream Social where you can jump start your networking in an atmosphere of fellowship and fun.
- 3:30 PM: Delegate Orientation/Keynote Address
- 6:00 PM : Welcome to Little Rock, Arkansas - The Grand Rapids, Michigan CVB will welcome us into the community!
- 6:30 PM : Welcome Dinner Event - Tonight enjoy Grand Rapids, Michigan CVB and their partner's hospitality and delicious food. Prepare yourself for a special evening of fellowship, networking, food & entertainment. This night is guaranteed to be an outstanding and memorable experience.
THURSDAY . SEPTEMBER 5 . 2019
- 7:00 AM : GOF Registration Opens
- 7:30 AM : Breakfast - Start your day with friends and new destination knowledge built around the religious tour market.
- 8:30 AM Morning Presentation
- 9:00 AM : Keynote Address/Seminar, TBA - Designed to kickstart the thought process for a great day.
- 10:00 AM : Marketplace I - Faith Based Travel Planners and industry delegates meet for one-on-one discussions for business opportunities and computer generated appointments.
- 12:45 PM : Official Luncheon - Learn about a new destination to bring your church group to experience.
- 2:30 PM Official Sightseeing Tours
- 6:30 PM : Dine and Entertainment - Enjoy your own time to experience the tastes of this great city. This is an event you won’t want to miss.
FRIDAY . SEPTEMBER 6 . 2019
- 7:30 AM : Breakfast & Presentation - Start your day with friends and new destination knowledge.
- 9:00 AM : Destination Showcase
- 10:00 AM : Marketplace II - Faith Based Travel Planners and industry delegates meet for one-on-one discussions for potential business opportunities and computer generated appointments.
- 12:45 PM : Closing Luncheon - The 2020 host city will show you what’s in store for us next year at the Going on Faith Conference.