Welcome

JOIN US FOR THE 57th GENERAL COUNCIL
OF THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD IN ANAHEIM

August 7 - 11, 2017

Unite with others as you ask God to help determine the next steps of the Assemblies of God through discussion, voting, and inspiring sessions.

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Housing information for this event is available for your conveniece. Housing is not a part of registration and must be acquired separately.

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Schedule

Plan your time at GC17 to be as rewarding as possible. The schedule below should help you know where and when all the exciting events are.

  • All Events
  • Influence Conference
  • GC Events
  • CampGC
  • National Youth Convention
  • Fine Arts
  • Luncheons
  • Dinners
  • Receptions
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From 300 people in 1914, General Council events have brought young and old from near and far to seek God and proclaim again in unity, “Here am I, Lord. Send me!"

General Council Speakers

We have an inspiring mix of speakers who will challenge you to be even more effective in your local ministry. We anticipate this time to be refreshing and helpful.

Dr. George O Wood

General Superintendent, The Assemblies of God

Greg Mundis

Executive Director, Assemblies of God World Missions

Zollie L. Smith

Executive Director, Assemblies of God U.S. Missions

Jason Frenn

AGWM Missionary Evangelist

Robert Morris

Senior Pastor, Gateway Church

Bryan Koch

Lead Pastor, GT Church

Kendall and Starla Bridges

Pastors, Freedom Church

Influence Conference

Influence Conference is an event that will inspire and equip church leaders through main stage keynote speakers and practical breakout sessions featuring leading ministry practitioners.

Mark Batterson

Lead Pastor, National Community Church

Priscilla Shirer

Author, Speaker, Actress

Rick Warren

Senior Pastor, Saddleback Church

Rob Ketterling

Pastor, River Valley Church

Samuel Rodriguez

President, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference

Dick Foth

Pastor, Author, Storyteller

NATIONAL YOUTH CONVENTION AND THE NATIONAL FINE ARTS FESTIVAL

Empowering students and leaders to discover, develop, and deploy their God-given gifts in their world.

Heath Adamson

Senior Director, Assemblies of God Youth Ministries

Jeremy Johnson

Lead Pastor, Fearless LA

Robert Madu

Madu Ministries

Fearless BND

Worship Band

Camp GC

Your kids will simply not want to miss a moment of Camp GC17 (formerly Kids Council) at General Council in August of 2017!

Kids ages 3–12 will experience new adventures at Camp GC17, the official place for kids to be while their adults enjoy the 2017 Influence Conference and General Council.

The Late Night Glow Party will be the place to be LATE Wednesday evening for kids ages 5–12 while parents and guardians are enjoying receptions from 9–11:59 p.m.

 

GO TO  CAMP GC

“A single God-ordained moment can change a generation. As we gather in the locality of Azusa, let’s believe God for that moment—in our day, in our time!”

-George O. Wood

Exhibits and Sponsors


DETAILS

 

Why should I exhibit?

GENERAL COUNCIL is an excellent opportunity for exhibitors to showcase products and talk to church leaders and key decision makers.

Who comes to General Council?

Over 20,000 attend General Council. Those include pastors of all ministries of the church, Christian Education directors, Sunday school workers, evangelists, missionaries, church growth specialists, family members, students, and others.

What is the Purpose of General Council?

GENERAL COUNCIL acquaints our constituency with business and ministry resources which benefits and enhances their ministries. Exhibitors are encouraged to display and share information about products and resources that support ministries of the local church.

 

EXHIBIT HALL SCHEDULE

Anaheim Convention Center, Halls AB

MON, AUG 7

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Set-up All Exhibits
9 a.m.-4 p.m. POV’s Unload
No set-up past this day.

TUE, AUG 8
8-8:30 a.m. Orientation
8:30-9 a.m. Inspection
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Exhibits Open

WED, AUG 9    
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Exhibits Open

THU, AUG 10    
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Exhibits Open

FRI, AUG 11    
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Exhibits Open
3-10 p.m. Dismantle
Early dismantle will not be permitted.

SAT, AUG 12    
8 a.m.-12 noon Final Dismantle

DOWNLOAD EXHIBITOR FLOOR PLAN

 

HOW DO I REGISTER?

First, download and get acquainted with the Exhibitor Policies and Procedures guide. This will help you with all the criteria of eligibility, logistics, etc.

DOWNLOAD EXHIBITOR POLICIES AND PROCEDURES GUIDE

Then, register:
Register as an Exhibitor Now, or FAX the Exhibitor Application Form to Convention Services Group at (417) 862-7891 (NOTE: Credit card is required for your faxed application), or MAIL the Exhibitor Application Form to Convention Services Group Exhibitor Registration, 1445 N. Boonville Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802-1894.

No telephone registrations will be accepted.

DOWNLOAD EXHIBITOR APPLICATION FORM

Should you have any questions, contact Convention Services Group at exhibits@ag.org, or call (417) 862-2781, Ext. 4056 and ask for Amanda White.

 

FIRST-TIME EXHIBITOR?

If you are a first-time exhibitor, please download and complete the Exhibitor Profile Form . Please submit your completed profile form to exhibits@ag.org.

DOWNLOAD EXHIBITOR PROFILE FORM

ONCE THE REGISTRATION PROCESS IS COMPLETE…
The General Council Executive Leadership Team (ELT) will review applications making sure eligibility requirements have been met. Upon approval by the ELT, Convention Services Group will confirm:

  • exhibitor booth space(s) via email,
  • exhibitors will receive housing information,
  • exhibitors will have access to an Excel Decorator kit first quarter of 2017 to request furnishings and utilities.

 

DEADLINES

June 2, 2017

  • Proof of music authorization due (if applicable).

July 17, 2017

  • Last day to register for exhibits.
  • Certificate of Insurance due.
  • Last day to cancel an exhibit (request submitted in writing, via email or postal mail to Convention Services Group).

 

CONTACT INFO

Should you have any questions, contact Convention Services Group at exhibits@ag.org, or call (417) 862-2781, Ext. 4056 and ask for Amanda White.

General Information

ATTRACTIONS


Disneyland is offering to the 2017 General Council attendees a special link to obtain specially-priced Disneyland® Resort Theme Park tickets for some fun time in their park.
Tickets will be valid from Thursday August 3, 2017 to Monday August 14, 2017 for a one-time park visit.
More information will be available beginning February 3, 2017.
 

Contact Us

For further inquiries or assistance regarding the Assemblies of God General Council conference, please note whom to contact:

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