2017 Best Practices for Ministry
If you are planning on attending Best Practices for Ministry, please register soon! The event will take place February 23-25, 2017 at Christ Church – Lutheran, 3901 E. Indian Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018. At the current rate of registration, the event will be close to full by Thanksgiving.
Below are some Q & A’s about the event:
Q: How do I know if I should register?
A: If you intend to attend any portion of the conference, speak, or exhibit; please register! Please be sure to register anyone who will join us for any portion of the conference. The registration deadline is January 16, 2017. Link to register: BPM 2017 Registration Form. Hint: While selecting your top 5 preferences for sessions, click on the drop down list and then type the first letter of the session title to be taken to the title quickly.
Q: How do I know what the sessions are about?
A: Click here for the link to the break-out session options: BPM 2017 Break-out Session Options. Hint: Use the search function to look for keywords of sessions that you might be interested in.
Q: What is the schedule for the conference?
A: Click here for the general schedule: BPM Conference Schedule
Q: When will the break-out session schedule be available?
A: The schedule will be posted online very close to the conference time and will be printed in your conference binder.
Q: What hotels are you using?
A: Click here to book a hotel: BPM 2017 Hotels
(Some of the hotel blocks are already sold out. The BPM staff has been able to add a few more rooms to Holiday Inn and The Residence Inn. They hope to open up more at The Crowne Plaza and The Hampton Inn. There are still open rooms at The Sheraton and The Hilton Garden Inn. Please keep checking the hotel links or calling the reservation numbers to determine availability.)
Q: What’s new this year?
A: We will have an Intentional Networking event on Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 7pm-9pm. We will also have a Communication Workshop led by the Executive Director of Townsend Institute, Scott Makin, Rev. Tim Runtsch, and Rev. Mark Schulz on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 9:30am-11:30am. Both of these events are open to everyone. Be sure to click yes on the registration form if you want to attend either event!