2022 is fast approaching and with it plans for the new year. If you want to learn about the latest digital developments and technologies that can help your House of Worship offer a better Sunday mass experience, then you may want to consider attending a church tech conference in 2022. From the best church software, audio-visual systems, to practical technologies and valuable networking, these conferences provide you with incredible insights to ensure your church is up to date.
1. Filo Conference
Details: May 10-12, 2022 in Chicago, IL
Whether volunteer or staff, the FILO Conference aims to provide skill development, community, and inspiration to help equip technical artists to become effective contributors to their local church. FILO is a combination of the FILO Conference, FILO Blog, FILO Podcast, and personalized FILO Coaching. The 2-day event is set to happen on May 10-12, 2022, and has live-stream and in-person tickets available. Super early-bird tickets start at $99.
2. Engage Conference
Details: February 8-10, 2022 virtual conference
Engage Conference is a 3-day virtual event, happening on February 8th - 10th, 2022. It offers 20+ sessions and 16 speakers that cover a comprehensive range of topics, from guest and congregation engagement to leadership and technology. Watch online from anywhere in the world – all you need is an internet connection and a computer or mobile device.
3. Faithleads Tech
A one-day, single-track conference bringing together followers of Jesus Christ centered on technology and innovation, FaithLeads Tech seeks to utilize technology and innovation to provide biblical solutions for life.
Attendees from varying backgrounds - developers, designers, marketers, product visionaries, and ministry tech leaders - will gain insights and perspectives from technology experts and on current innovations at a global, church, university, and individual level. Keynotes and talks will explore a wide range of opportunities that currently exist at the intersection of faith and technology, as well as what innovations will be needed to provide an effective technology for the church of tomorrow.
For technologists, this gathering will offer encouragement, showing that believers are not alone in their faith or efforts, and offer support for being a strong believer in today’s technical environment. For ministry tech leaders, the conference will provide an opportunity to learn about current innovations in ministry tech, share pain points that may be solved through technology, and network with other ministry tech leaders who seek to spread the gospel and grow the church with the help of technology.
4. Global Leadership Summit
Details: August 4-5, 2022
The premier leadership event of the year, the Global Leadership Summit is set to happen on Thursday-Friday, August 4-5, 2022. The event will bring together hundreds of thousands of curious, growth-minded, change-driven men and women. Whether you attend online or in-person at one of the summit’s 500+ localhost sites, you will experience two days of rich, high-impact, inspiring sessions, and learn from a diverse faculty who will share their wisdom and practical perspective to support you in your leadership growth.
5. SALT Conference
The SALT Conference is a 3-day event happening in October of each year, helping church leaders increase their creative and technical skills. The three-day conference brings forth powerful speakers and a multitude of practical workshops on creativity and technology. Due to Covid-19, last year’s conference was postponed but is set to happen again in 2022 with details to be announced early in the year.
6. Church & Technology Summit
Details: September 2022, more details TBA
Usually happening in September of each year, the Church & Technology Summit is a 3 ½ day multi-track conference bringing together industry experts, technology enthusiasts alongside lead & executive pastors, ministry IT, and marketing leaders for a time of equipping and preparation for post-COVID-19 ministry. More than 30 of the most brilliant minds in the church technology space help conference attendees navigate our high-tech world with tools and useful strategies.
Details: May 7-10, 2022 in Chicago, IL
Exponential is a conference that brings together thousands of leaders for inspiration, encouragement, and equipping at Exponential 2022 in Orlando, FL. The conference features over 200 speakers, 150 workshops, 20 pre-conference intensives, and 75+ networks and denominations and covers a wide range of topics, including maximizing technology for ministry. Prices start at $119 per person.
8. That Church Conference
Details: Replay videos available on that Church Conference Website
That Church Conference is a communications and marketing conference designed to bring together church practitioners to collaborate and learn from each other in a fun and exciting environment with practical teaching from leading experts in the church.
Learn about church communications, marketing, social media, design, hospitality, and first impressions, technology, leadership, and more in over 100 sessions which you can watch at your own pace. You’ll immediately learn practical steps to grow your church, and better engage your community! Check out the website to buy your replay pass for $97.
9. Saddleback Communications Summit
Due to pandemic-induced postponements, the Saddleback Communications Summit details are said to be announced in early 2022. During the three-day, two-night event, Saddleback’s communications team will share strategies and best practices in marketing, web, social media, creative arts, and storytelling and provide you with insights that equip you with a new vision and practical solutions to expand your reach and grow your church.
Conferences are a great way to meet fellow industry leaders, learn from experts in the field, and find out about the latest church technologies on the market. While the pandemic may have forced some events to move online, don’t miss out on some of the best church tech conferences in 2022 to equip your House of Worship with the latest in technical skills and equipment.