Convention 2.0 – A New Way To Do Convention

The 2017 Convention will be like none other. We’ve compressed the “business” part of Convention so most of it will be completed on Saturday. That allows for a different kind of day on Friday. Friday’s session includes a keynote address by Paul Fromberg, author of The Art of Transformation:Three Things Churches Do That Change Everything. We will also have several break-out sessions with diverse topics from Thriving in a Small Congregation to Faith, Food, and Farming. We will build upon the ideas from the Exodus Convocation. You don’t have to be a delegate to attend, so please invite your friends. Just remember that everyone must register so we know how many people are coming. Please note! Convention begins at 9am this year in order to allow for more activities.

Dinner in the Neighborhood

And now, for something completely different – on Friday, instead of a banquet, we are encouraging people to get out into the neighborhood in small groups and have “Dinner in the Neighborhood.” In addition to a choice of many downtown restaurants, you’ll also have the opportunity to learn about some of the different ministry programs around Cincinnati and eat dinner in their neighborhoods.

Participation in Dinner in the Neighborhood is completely optional, but you won’t want to miss out on the fun! You may have chosen a location on your registration, or maybe you didn’t. Sign-up sheets will be available at the Connections Center on Thursday evening and throughout the day on Friday if you want to sign up or change your mind. You are responsible for paying for your own meal. Restaurants have been marked with price points. Our hosted dinners would appreciate a $20 donation.  (More information can be found here)


  • November 10, 2017 - November 11, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm



Venue Phone: +1 513 579 1234

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151 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202, United States

Located just steps from the Duke Energy Convention Center, our Hyatt Regency Cincinnati hotel in the vibrant downtown district puts you in the heart of the action. Whether you are visiting for business or pleasure, you’ll find the ideal spaces to relax, work, and play. If you are a sports enthusiast, we are the closest hotel to Paul Brown Stadium and within walking distance to the Great American Ballpark. Hotel Registration