Frequently Asked Questions & Facts

FAQs asked by the Travel Industry:

Q. What is the deadline to register for Going on Faith Travel Conference?
A. Going on Faith will accept the first 100 Travel Industry delegates who register with payment.

Q. What airport should I fly into?
A. Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Q. Will there be shuttle service from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport to the conference hotel?
A. Shuttle service is scheduled to be provided on Tuesday, August 5, at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. On Thursday August 7, shuttle service will be at 2:30 at the conclusion of the 2013 Going On Faith Conference.

For those arriving outside the official shuttle schedule times, transportation to and from the airport will be your responsibility. Available transportation from Charlotte Douglas International Airport - car rentals include Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, Hertz and National. Please send all flight information directly to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule your shuttle.

Q. When can I make my hotel reservations?
A. Now. Cutoff date is July 15, 2014 contact Going on Faith Conference for reservations.
CONFERENCE HOTEL:

Embassy Suites - Phone: (704) 455-8200
5400 John Hammons Dr NW, Concord, NC 28027

Q. Is my hotel room included in my registration?
A. Hotel rooms and incidental charges are the responsibility of all travel industry delegates.

Q. What is the attire for the conference?
A. Business attire is required at all daytime events. Evening events, unless otherwise specified, are business/casual.

Q. What is the weather like in Concord in August?

A. Warm! Evening lows are high 60's, with daytime highs in the 80's.

Q. What is the Going on Faith Marketplace?
A. The purpose of Marketplace is to provide destination and tour operator information to religious group travel planners. Going on Faith marketplace is an appointment generated marketplace. Each appointment is 6 minutes in duration. The church director is seated in a booth and the Travel Industry will move between appointments.

Q. Why do you need an up-to-date e-mail address?
A. GOF marketplace appointments are made electronically. The appointment scheduler is e.mailed directly to you for ease of completion.

Q. When can I choose my appointments for Going on Faith?
A. Appointment schedulers will be sent via e-mail in early July.

Q. What if I don't return the appointment schedule by the deadline?
A. Any delegate who does not return appointment requests by the deadline will be issued random appointments.

Q. When will I get my appointment schedule?
A. Hard copies of appointments will be distributed to all delegates at registration

Q. What handouts are permitted at Marketplace?
A.Travel Industry may distribute an 8.5 x 11", three hole punched, company profile sheet and business cards. Brochures and giveaways are strictly prohibited on the Marketplace floor. All Delegates are encouraged to bring plenty of business cards for distribution at Marketplace, and Social Events.

FAQs asked by Travel Planner Delegates:

Q. What is the deadline to register for Going on Faith Travel Conference?
A. Going on Faith will accept the first 150 Faith Based Group Travel Planner delegates who register with payment.

Q. What airport should I fly into?
A. Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Q. Will there be shuttle service from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport to the conference hotel?
A. Shuttle service is scheduled to be provided on Tuesday, August 5, at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. On Thursday August 7, shuttle service will be at 2:30 at the conclusion of the 2013 Going On Faith Conference. .

For those arriving outside the official shuttle schedule times, transportation to and from the airport will be your responsibility. Available transportation from Charlotte Douglas International Airport - car rentals include Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, Hertz and National.  Please send all flight information directly to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule your shuttle.

Q. Is my hotel room included in my registration?
A. Room and tax for the nights of August 5th and 6th are included with your registration as a CHURCH DELEGATE.  Additional nights can be reserved at a discounted rate by calling the GOF offices and making additional night arrangements.TRAVEL INDUSTRY delegates are responsible for hotel accommodations and charges.  Shuttle service to conference venues is provided from conference hotels.

Q. What is the attire for the conference?
A. Business attire is required at all daytime events. Evening events, unless otherwise specified, are business/casual.

Q. What is the weather like in Concord in August?
A. Warm! Evening lows are high 60's, with daytime highs in the 80's.

Q. Where is the next Going On Faith Conference?
A. South Bend, Indiana

We look forward to having you with us at Going on Faith next year!

CONTACT US with any other questions!
Going on Faith Travel Conference . PO Box 129 . Salem, OH 44460
PH: 330-337-1027 . FX: 330-337-1118
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