The Global Christian Event Network, GCEN Expo created by Gbenga Omotayo, is a one day conference followed by an awards gala to highlight trailblazing organizations in the Christian community. Created as a networking forum and designed to CONNECT, EDIFY, CELEBRATE different ministries starting from New York who are making a difference within the body of Christ. The MEA will also play host to the annual Christian Ministry Awards (CMA).
About Exhibition 12:00 – 04 00 PM
The MEA will attracts over 1,000 professionals and organizations in ministry such as Pastors, Christian resource suppliers, Ministers, Youth Leaders, Business Owners, Ministries, Young Professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in Christian ministry gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry.
About Conference & Panels 12:00 – 4:00 PM
There will be concurrent panels and seminars being held during the expo covering areas such as Building a Team for Effective Growth, Effective use of Marketing and Social Media , Starting a Ministry, Youth and Purpose Discovery. Sessions will be moderated by seasoned industry leaders.
About CMA Awards. 05:00- 07:00 PM – Limited seats available, will soon sell out.
The Christian Ministry Award dinner will commence in the Pent House of Brooklyn College Student center. Hosting 200 Christian leaders and personalities in celebration of excellence and service to humanity, a total of eight categories will be awarded which includes Pastor of the Year, Church Choir of the Year, Gospel Artiste of the Year, Christian Media, Event of the Year, Ministry of the Year, Youth Group and Young Entrepreneur. There will be quality entertainment, a sit down dinner, and networking at this event.
Who Will You Meet at MEA?
The Calibre of people visiting the event makes MEA such an important place to be seen.
At least 75% of visitors either influence or make the final decision when choosing products or services for their church or which charities to support.
75% of visitors are there to find new resources or services with around 40% looking to address a specific need in their ministry.
35% of visitors are ordained clergy – generally regarded as one of the most difficult sectors to reach with other marketing methods.
38% of visitors come as part of a team from their church – making on the spot decisions more likely.
91% of visitors expect to get ideas and inspiration from MEA – it’s up to you to make sure they’re not disappointed.
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
1. Network with hundreds of exhibitors and businesses for relevant connections in growing your ministry and businesses.
2. Attend seminars and panels to learn about starting and sustaining ministry from industry leaders.
3. Share your ideas, new products and services with more than 1000 business owners, pastors and ministry leaders.
4. VIP Award gala honoring diverse and unique individuals, ministries & organizations.