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Ministers' Celebration

 

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A very special announcement and invitation for all ministers that are receiving ministerial status in 2016.

This year, we are going to be celebrating our Assemblies of God ministers who are receiving full status at our AoG National Conference in Bradford.  This session is called L:9:2 based on Luke where Jesus sent out his disciplesto do the work of the ministry.

It is going to be a special dedicated meeting where we will give the whole service to our new ministers for ministry with Pastor Chris Hodges and prayer.  This afternoon session will replace the day in June usually  held at our National Ministry Centre.

We would love to invite you, your family, and friends to this session as the details below:

Thursday 5 May 2016

2.00pm – 3.30pm

Life Church, Bradford, BD3 0EQ

The venue will be open from 12.30pm to purchase lunch and refreshments. This session only is free for yourself and your guests to attend.

You can book into Conference here 

We are looking forward to seeing you in May!

Advertising and Exhibiting

EXHIBITING

Over the years the 'Stronger Together' conference has attracted over 1600 leaders and their teams to empower and equip them for service. This year we are moving to a bigger venue in Bradford!

As part of the conference we offer organisations the opportunity to exhibit and share with the delegates information and products to resource the local church.

VENUE 2 - £900

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • Floor space 3 x 2m
  • Entry for 2 members 
  • Tea and Coffee throughout the conference
  • Electricity for your stand (Only if stated)

For more information please contact Sally Abel at the National Ministry Centre on 01777 817 663 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ADVERTISING 

There are some great ways of advertising your organisation at conference in 2016!  This year we are anticipating, over 1700 delegates attending the AoG leadership conference so this is a great way to get involved…

A conference journal is given to the delegates on arrival with a full programme including all the information relevant to the conference.

   

Price

Specifications

Journal 1

Back Page

£600

210mm x 210mm*

*Only one available

Journal 2

Next to front page

£550

210mm x 210mm*

*Only one available

Journal 3

Full Page

£395

210mm x 210mm*

Journal 4

Half Page

£250

105mm x 210mm*

Journal 5

Quarter Page

£150

105mm x 105mm*

*Please make adverts with a 3mm bleed all around

Submission deadline

The deadline for the Journal adverts and leaflets is 24 March 2016.  Adverts cannot be edited after submission, therefore please ensure that all information is correct before submitting your advert.  We will not be liable for any error, misprint, inaccuracy, or omission in any advert.

Format

Adverts for the Journal must be submitted in a JPEG or PDF format. At least 300DPI and CMKY colour.  Files that do not confirm to the specifications will not be accepted.

Copyright

All adverts submitted must comply with copyright laws.  AoG will not accept any responsibility for any infringement of copyright laws that may arise from any advert published in the journal.

DIGITAL ADVERTISING

Running in the background of every meeting for the conference before meetings, in the breaks, lunch times and after the meetings will be a 10 minute DVD full of still slides and videos.  There are only five DVD places and five Still Screen Places available so it will be first come first serve.

45 seconds DVD

£150

Visual Still Screen

£100

*Please note that some times there will be no audio, as background music will be playing. All videos will need to be produced by yourselves in the format required by AoG.

For more information contact Matthew Key at the National Ministry Centre on 01777 817663 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Places for both advertising and exhibiting are now limited so hurry and reserve your place today!

Frequently Asked Questions

STRONGER TOGETHER 2016 Q & A

Q: Are there any deals with Hotels in Bradford?

A:  This information is on the AoG website under Events, Stronger Together and Hotels.  Please note that hotel accommodation is not included in your conference fee.

Q: Is there Parking available?

A: Yes - there are 280 spaces at the venue that will be available on a first-come-first-served basis.  There is also some additional on street parking around the venue. 

Q. Can I just come for one of the days or evenings?

A: Yes there is a day delegate rate and evening price : - Prices and tickets will be released in February 2016

Q: Will there be any facilities (Crèche), Streams for children?

A: At this year’s conference we are providing an unsupervised room with a live link from the main auditorium for babies/ toddlers age only.  Unfortunately, we are not able to provide full childcare.

Q: Is the food cost covered in the price?

A: No. There will be lunch options available to purchase in the venue and marquee area this year.  Free tea and coffee will be available for you during certain breaks in the conference.

Q: What time is the General Council Meeting?

A: The general council session will be on Tuesday 3rd May at 13:30 at Life Church Bradford in venue 2 .

Q: What are the dates and timings for the conference?

A: The dates for conference are as follows: -

 CONFERENCE  Tuesday 3rd – Thursday 5th May 2015  Starts at 1.30pm  Ends at 12.45pm             

Q: Who are the speakers for the event?

A: This year we have the following keynote speakers: - Chris Hodges, Charlotte Gambill, Glyn Barrett and John Partington with more speakers to be confirmed.

Q: Will a programme be issued?

A: Yes, an outline of the programme will be available on the website in December 2015.  A detailed programme will also be issued at conference on registration.

Q. Are there any restaurants nearby?

A. Yes there are a number of options around the venue. There is also a small retail complex at Exchange Leisure Park in Vicar Lane hosting Pizza Hut, Nando’s and Frankie & Benny’s.

On site will be a variety of food vans providing lunch and dinner service.  They will be selling a range of food  and you can sit in the marquee area at this time.  The main venue will be closed.

Q: Is there a cancellation fee?

A: All cancellations made before 5th April 2016 are subject to a 20% administration charge for each delegate. No refund will be made after this date even if you do not or cannot attend the conference for any reason. However, you may transfer your registration to another person providing it has been fully paid for.

Q: Is there a charge for debit and credit cards?

A: No there is no extra charge for this through our online system.

Q: Are tickets transferable?

A: You may transfer your registration to another person provided it has been fully paid for. Please let us know in advance if any transfers are to be made for administration purposes before conference.

Q: Are there facilities for the Disabled?

A: There is disabled access to the whole venue, disabled toilets, and a hearing loop.  When booking in for the conference please notify us of any specific requirements and we will endeavour to help.  Parking is available on site for disabled badge holders.

Q: Who do I make a cheque payment out to?

A: “Assemblies of God GB”

Q: Will the New Ministers Ordination be held during the Conference?

A: The new ministers will be profiled at Conference this year on Thursday 5th May in our afternoon session starting at 2.00pm.  This is going to be a great afternoon where all the new status ministers will be prayed for and we will have ministry from Pastor Chris Hodges.   This afternoon will replace the June Release  Day usually held at the NMC,Mattersey grounds. 

ST 2018 Hotels

These hotels are in and around the Bradford area. This list is not exhaustive.

Best Western Cedar Court Bradford
Mayo Avenue, Off Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8HW, United Kingdom
01274 406606
www.cedarcourthotels.co.uk/cedar-court/leeds-bradford/ 

Holiday Inn Express Bradford City Centre
The Leisure Exchange, Vicar Lane, Bradford, BD1 5LD, United Kingdom
01274 302100
http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/gb/en/bradford/bfyvl/hoteldetail 

Premier Inn Bradford North
502 Bradford Road, Sandbeds, Keighley, West YorkshireBD20 5NG
0871 527 8134
http://www.premierinn.com/en/hotel/BINDAL/bradford-north-bingley 

Premier Inn Bradford Central
Vicar Lane, Bradford, BD1 5LD, United Kingdom
0871 527 9306
www.premierinn.com/en/hotel/BRACEN/badford-central

Premier Inn Bradford South
Dyehouse Drive, Whitehall Road, CleckheatonBD19 6HG
0871 527 8136
http://www.premierinn.com/en/hotel/BRAHUN/bradford-south

Days Inn Hotel Bradford – Leeds
Eastbound M62, Clifton, Leeds, Brighouse, HD6 4JX, United Kingdom
01274 851706
http://www.daysinn.co.uk/hotels/united-kingdom/yorkshire/days-inn-bradford-m62/hotel-overview

Best Western Bradford Guide Post Hotel
Common Road, Low Moor, Bradford, BD12 0ST, United Kingdom
01274 607866
www.bestwestern.co.uk/hotels/best-western-bradford-guide-post-hotel-83804

Travelodge Bradford Central
2 Valley Road, Yorkshire, Bradford BD1 4AF                  
 0871 984 6171 
 www.travelodge.co.uk

Travelodge Bradford
Mid Point, Bradford, Thornbury BD3 7AY
 020 3195 4952
www.travelodge.co.uk 

Mercure Hotel Bradford
Bradford Road, West Yorkshire, Bingley, BD16 1TU
0844 815 9004
www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-8334-mercure-bradford-bankfield-hotel/index.shtml

Jurys Inn Bradford
2 Thornton Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 2DH
0127 4848500
www.jurysinn.com/hotels/bradford

Holiday Inn Leeds-Bradford
The Pastures, Tongs Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD4 0RP
01132 854646
www.holidayinn.com

Midland Hotel
Forster Square, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 4HU
01274 735735
www.peelhotels.co.uk/hotels/midland-hotel-bradford-yorkshire-england/

The Bradford Hotel
Hall Ings, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 5SH
01274 734734
www.thebradfordhotel.com/