Annual Conference

Next Conference: February 19-22, 2018

Williamsburg, Virginia
Location: Williamsburg Lodge

  • Held in February starting with lunch on Monday and ending before lunch on Thursday.
  • Location varies by the year based on who is elected as Chairperson and their church/location. Previous conferences have been held in Orlando, Jackson, Dallas, Asheville, Memphis, Nashville, etc.
  • The purpose of the conference is to gather METRO members together for a time of networking, fellowship, encouragement and enrichment. Various activities and speakers are planned for the conference time along with some free time to explore and experience the conference city/location.  Often church tours are a part of the conference experience.  Also, conference attendees often choose to arrive early or stay later in order to make visits to churches in the area.
  • Vendors with a variety of ministry resources are present during the conference. Some past vendors have been Group Publishing, LifeWay, Worlds of WOW, Parent Pager and many more.
  • Cost for the conference is $200 and is in addition to the $100 membership fee. Individuals can maintain membership without attending the conference and only pay the $100 fee per year.
  • The conference is hosted at a hotel/meeting space in the hosting city and cost for lodging is the responsibility of the attendee.
  • Registration for conference is normally available in November of the preceding year with a deadline of mid-January to participate.
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