8 Pre-Conference Workshop Options for Deeper Learning and Connecting

Attending a pre-conference workshop is a great way to make the most of your conference experience. This year, conference attendees have eight add-on options to choose from. Starting your conference schedule on Wednesday morning (or Tuesday evening) with up to four hours of workshops, roundtables, and bootcamps! All filled with opportunities to delve into a wide variety of topics. Even if you have already registered for Innovate 2021, it is not too late to add a pre-conference session to your ticket.

Pre-conference sessions are held Wednesday, September 22 from 8:00 AM–12:00 PM.

Join us for the upcoming Mission Leaders Conference: Innovate 2021
(September 22–24, Wednesday–Friday)

Who are these sessions for?

These sessions offer church leadersagency leaders, and mission-minded individuals the opportunity to delve deep into a variety of topics and connect with others. Open to anyone who has registered for the Innovate 2021, these informative sessions are not included with the registration fee but may be purchased as an add-on.


Your Pre-Conference Options

Standards Introductory Workshop – Part 1 and 2
This workshop explores the Seven Standard of Excellence and how these key ideas help leaders to form a road map to God-honoring mission trips. Perfect for short-term mission leaders and mobilizers (Part 1 starts Tuesday, September 21).

Keys to Unlocking Innovation in Your Organization
Come participate in an active learning environment and take some tools to help cultivate innovative thinking within your teams and organizations.

Singleness, Sexuality, and Marriage: Theology and Application for Missions
Churches and Mission Organizations need biblically grounded tools and resources to provide constructive responses to these changes relevant for all cultures. Join us as we discuss how to live out the reality of who we are in Christ as we serve together.

Position and Practice on Women: Exploring Issues and Implications
Join this panel of five individuals as we take time to come to a place of more clarity in your own personal journey as well as reflect on how the issue may impact men and women in your agency.

Development Roundtable: Annual Fundraising Plan & Asking with Confidence, Courage, and Conviction
Earn CPE credit while we help you develop, reshape, and hone an Annual Fundraising Plan.

CFO Roundtable
This favorite pre-conference is the perfect opportunity to network, interact, and learn from other financial leaders and earn CPE credit too!

Bootcamp for Controllers and Financial Directors
Don’t miss this open dialogue on the best practices impacting finances and accounting including key do’s and don’ts. CPE Credit available.

CIO Roundtable
Join other technology leaders to network with peers, learn about latest technologies, discuss challenges, and find solutions to the challenges you face. CPE Credit available