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Worship Facilities Conference & Expo Houston Opens Today

Worship Facilities Conference & Expo Houston Opens Today

Several Thousand Attendees Will Pack the George R. Brown Convention Center for the #1 Event for Churches

EH Events, Worship Facilities and Church Production Magazines, are pleased to announce the opening of WFX Houston today. Taking place at the George R. Brown Convention Center through Friday, November 7, WFX Houston is expected to pack the Convention Center with several thousand attendees and a record breaking expo floor hosting more than 350 companies. Now in its fourth year, WFX continues to be the leading event for church executive, facilities and technology teams as it delivers the most relevant education and latest products and services available to the house of worship market.

WFX Houston will offer the most comprehensive show to date accommodating church teams seeking the best practices, advice, education and products and services to help them grow their facilities and upgrade their technical production. WFX provides attendees with the most current and up-to-date information and topics to help further their facilities and ministry growth and development. Over 55 conference sessions, an expansive expo floor and dynamic special events line-up make it the most action-packed WFX yet. WFX Show Highlights include:

Beginning Today, Wednesday, November 5
Comprehensive conference program covering facilities planning, architectural design and renovation, finance/fundraising, A/V and lighting technologies, operational efficiencies, "green" practices/energy management, and digital church strategies.

Pastors X-Forum: This eXecutive' training session for Senior and Executive Pastors provides top-level church leadership with concepts and strategies to successfully lead their church through the facilities growth process.

Hands-on Tech Training: Attendees have the opportunity to experience audio and lighting technologies first-hand, featuring presenters from TD Jakes Ministries, Friendship West Baptist Church, Lakewood Church, Vanguard Recording and more.

Houston's First Baptist Church Tour: A remarkable church and an extraordinary project, the tour is geared toward attendees who find themselves in a church, large or small, that is changing with the times in a facility whose time has come and gone.

Exciting fellowship events include: Early Bird Breakfast, Dinner with Strangers, WFX Lunch on the Green, and Destination Downtown.

Thursday, November 6
Conference program continues

Opening Keynote Presentation: Dave Ferguson, Lead Pastor of Community Christian Church in Naperville, IN, will share the innovative strategies and ideas that have brought about the formation and growth of one of America's Top 25 Multiplying Churches and Most Innovative Churches (Source: Outreach Magazine).

The Expo Floor: Over 350 exhibitors will be offering the latest products and services including: architectural design services, master planning, finance/fundraising, audio/video/lighting, building materials, information technology, building systems, digital signage, new media, website solutions and more.

Exhibitor Offered Training: Classes highlight several products and services that are showcased on the expo floor.

Design Central: See dozens of successful church designs for facilities small and large at the new WFX church display gallery.

Attendees will uncover the secrets of the Solomon Award winners on display at WFX, honoring excellence in facility design, management, marketing and audio-visual production.

The Lakewood Experience: Take part in guided tours and a dynamic keynote presentation from Pastor Joel Osteen and the Lakewood Church Team.

Exciting fellowship events include: Early Bird Breakfast, Peer-to-Peer Roundtables, The Disaster Recovery Panel: Coping with Natural Disasters, Pre-Lakewood Fellowship Dinner.

Friday, November 7
Conference program continues

Tech Talk Keynote - Role Reversal: Top Tech Directors Take Center Stage - Top tech directors take the stage to share their challenges, accomplishments, mistakes and overall experiences with the audience.

Expo Floor continues

Exhibitor Offered Training continues

WFX Houston opens today at the George R. Brown Convention Center and will run through November 7, 2008.

For exhibiting information regarding future shows, contact Patrick Shaughnessy at patricks@ehpub.com or 508-663.1500 x267.

Media Registration is now open! Please visit www.wfxweb.com/houston/register/mediareg.html to register.

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