Drive engagement, participation,
and generosity like never before

Feb 13 – 15, 2018 | Disneyland Hotel

Join keynote speakers Seth Godin, Erwin Raphael McManus, and Scott Harrison

Disneyland Hotel

Anaheim, CA 92802

Feb. 13-15, 2018

Mark your calendar!

About The Summit

Summit is a three-day, interactive conference focused on connecting leading growth and engagement experts of fast-growing churches with pastors, church leaders, and church staff. This year’s theme is nurturing the community member journey to drive engagement, participation, and generosity in your community. Join us and keynote speakers, Seth Godin and Erwin Raphael McManus of Mosaic LA, for a conference you can’t afford to miss.

Featured speaker


SETH GODIN is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything. You might be familiar with his books Linchpin, Tribes, The Dip and Purple Cow.

In addition to his writing and speaking, Seth has founded several companies, including Yoyodyne and Squidoo. His blog (which you can find by typing “seth” into Google) is one of the most popular in the world. He founded the altMBA workshop, an intensive 30-day experience that has more than 1,000 graduates in 30 countries. His latest book, What To Do When It’s Your Turn is now in its fifth printing. You can find it at


Erwin Raphael McManus

Pastor / Author
Mosaic Church

Scott Harrison

Founder and CEO
charity: water

Keynote Speaker




Church pastors,
teachers, and leaders


Business and
technology leaders


Com directors and
marketing teams


Tues, Feb 13th - WORKSHOP

 8:00 AM

Check-In Opens

4:30 PM—6:00 PM

Welcome and Keynote by Seth Godin, Bestselling Author

 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Wed, Feb 14th

 8:00 AM

Check-In Opens

 9:00 AM—10:30 AM


10:30 – 10:45 AM


10:45 – 12:00 PM

Breakout Sessions


12:00 -1:30 PM


1:30 – 3:00 PM


3:00 – 3:15 PM


3:15 – 4:30 PM

Breakout Sessions


6:00 – 8:00 PM

VIP Dinners

Thurs, Feb 15th

 8:00 AM

Check-In Opens

 9:00 AM—10:30 AM


10:30 – 10:45 AM


10:45 – 12:00 PM

Breakout Sessions


12:00 -1:30 PM


1:30 – 3:00 PM

Closing Keynote


Nils Smith

Global Dir. Social Media/Innovation
Dunham + Company

Shane Duffey

Executive Pastor
New Spring Church

Chris Heaslip

CEO and Co-Founder

Haley Veturis

Social Media Manager
Saddleback Church

James Maiocco

Chief Business Development Officer

Troy Pollock

VP of Community Innovation

Chris Ames

Director of Digital Environments
North Point Community Church

Blue Van Dyke

Executive Pastor
Christ’s Church of the Valley

Wes Gay

Writer and Communications Consultant
StoryBrand & Forbes Contributor

Larry Hubatka

Strategy & Development Consultant
Tiny Horse

Rick Holliday

Executive Director of Administration
Northpoint Community Church

Alex Calder

Development Director
Kensington Church

 More speakers coming soon!


LOCATION: Disneyland Hotel Convention Center
HOTEL: Disneyland Hotel with discounted rate for Summit Attendees
Discounted Disneyland Tickets: Order Disneyland or California Adventure tickets at a discounted rate.

Summit 2018 is hosted at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California. Beyond being the most magical place on earth, the Disneyland Hotel is a centralized location near a cultural hub for leaders, both in and out of the church space. Summit is about uniting church leaders with Silicon Valley tech and innovation, and the Disneyland Hotel is the perfect place to do that.


Your registration includes the following meals, which will take place on The Disneyland Hotel property. Dietary restrictions can be accommodated upon request.

Day One

Reception (light appetizers
and refreshments)

Day Two


Day Three



Who should attend Summit?

Anyone on staff at a church!

  • Senior Pastor
  • Executive Pastor
  • Communications Teams
  • Tech Teams
  • Admin and Finance Teams
  • Operations Teams
  • Media Teams
  • Church Leaders

Where is the conference?

The Grand Ballroom at the historic and magical Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA, located at 1150 West Magic Way, Anaheim, California 92802.

How do I register?

Click here to register for the Summit 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact

Is there a room block at the Disneyland Hotel?

Yes, we have a block of rooms discounted at $254.00 per night (plus tax and services) for Summit attendees. You can reserve your room here.

If you need additional assistance with your room reservation, please contact the Disneyland Hotel directly at (714) 520‑5005. (Be sure to reference Summit 2018 to ensure they quote you the correct rate).

Is there a group registration rate?

Yes! When you register groups of 5 or more, your 5th, 6th, 7th, etc. person will be automatically reduced to the $99.00 group rate. Members 1-4 of your group will be subject to the current ticket price.

Will there be food at the conference?

Yes! Your registration includes the following meals, which will take place on the Disneyland Hotel property:

Day One
Reception (light appetizers and refreshments)

Day Two

Day Three

If I have questions, who can I contact?

If you have questions, comments, or concerns you can contact our Summit events team at, and we will be happy to assist you.

What do I need at event check-in?

All you need to do is provide your first and last name at time of check-in.

Is parking included?

Overnight hotel guests are subject to a self-parking fee, which is set at eighteen dollars ($18.00) per car per night, or valet parking is set at twenty-eight dollars ($28.00) per night with in/out privileges.

May I attend only one day of the conference?

Yes, but you must still purchase a ticket at the full conference price.

What if I need to cancel my registration?

We understand that unforeseen events may necessitate canceling your registration, but refunds are not available. You are, however, able to transfer your ticket to a friend.


Please contact us at with the current ticket holder’s first/last name, email address, and the new ticket holder’s:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone
  • Church Name
  • Position/Title

Can I get discounted tickets to Disneyland?

Yes! We have secured discounted Disneyland tickets for Summit guests. You can purchase discounted tickets through February 9, 2018 and the tickets are valid from February 9, 2018 through February 20, 2018.


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