The communications conference
for the entire team.

SALT Conference • Oct 2020 • Nashville, TN

A communication conference
for the entire team.

SALT Conference • Oct 2020 • Nashville

Trusted By Experts.

The following churches and brands have participated and/or attended SALT as a communications conference:

Passion City Church
Saddleback Church
Center for Church Communication
Canon Camera Technology
Church Marketing Sucks
North Point Community Church
Church Motion Graphics
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Why SALT is the best communications conference for you and your team:

  • 40+ sessions to make you better at what you do in design, social media, strategy and more!
  • Sessions to help you learn how to develop your most difficult volunteers.
  • Classes that provide a playbook on changing the status quo in your ministry.
  • A variety of vendors showcasing the latest technology for the church.
  • Main sessions that help you eliminate burnout and increase purpose for your team.
  • Worship environment from world-class worship leaders so you can worship without working.
  • We creatives are a special breed, feel understood and find community at SALT Conference.

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SALT Conference is the MUST ATTEND church tech conference for you and your entire team!

Nashville, TN. October 2020 (Exact Dates to be announced soon)

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Previous SALT Conference Speakers & Leaders

2019 Conference Communications Workshops Included:

  • The New Social Media Playbook

    Workshop Description: Social Media is constantly evolving, which means our strategy on how we use it in the church needs to change as well. Join Phil Bowdle as he unpacks the new playbook for social media. He’ll cover the strategy, tools, templates, and resources you’ll need for sustainable execution of highly engaging online community. 

    Place & Time: Workshop Session A – Student Center 2
    Speaker: Phil Bowdle
    Key Topics: Communications

  • Drawing 101: The Art of Illustration

    Workshop Description: Illustration and drawing isn’t exclusively for artists, but everyone! With a few simple lines, connectors and shapes, you can learn the art of drawing and notetaking. Learn from the one who wrote the book on “The Art of Visual Notetaking” and increase your creative craft with these ready-to-implement techniques.

    Place & Time: Workshop Session A – Treehouse 4
    Speaker: Emily Mills
    Key Topics: Design, Creative Process

  • Streaming at Saddleback: The How & What of Online Community

    Workshop Description: Saddleback Church doesn’t just stream their services; they’ve created an entire online campus through intentional programming, engaging community and opportunities for offline relationships. In this class you’ll hear Jay Kranda break down the biblical why of online streaming along with the proven steps a church of any size can begin to see the same success of streaming sunday.

    Place & Time: Workshop Session B – Chapel
    Speaker: Jay Kranda
    Key Topics: Streaming, Communications

  • Creative Teams 101: Leaders & Designers Building Together

    Workshop Description: Having led large creative teams, and serving for a decade under other creative leaders, Dex will walk through a process of getting the most out of your creative potential by removing barriers that prevent great execution. This class will help you overcome the tension between senior leadership and the creative doers to build something incredible together!

    Place & Time: Workshop Session B – Student Center 2
    Speaker: Dex Alexander
    Key Topics: Creative Process, Leadership

  • Just Google It: How To Find Your Church On The Internet

    Workshop Description: HubSpot’s research shows that 94% of people start looking for a new product online through organic searching. If you want to make the most of your church’s online presence, you need to care about search engine optimization (SEO). In this class, we’ll unpack tried and true practices to help your church website get found more often, from someone who leads SEO and other digital channels for Dave Ramsey.

    Place & Time: Workshop Session B – Treehouse 3
    Speaker: Andy High
    Key Topics: Communications

  • The Art of The Interview in Short-Films

    Workshop Description: A great short-film starts with a great script. But what does it look like when a personal story is told in interview format? The best video stories your church will tell come from the people in your community. Gary has interviewed over 100 top athletes and performers, creating short-films with the content results. He’ll help you discover timeless principles and practical processes to capture their best content, all in an interview setting where any subject feels safe, a little anxious, and courageous.

    Place & Time: Workshop Session C – Treehouse 2
    Speaker: Gary Molander
    Key Topics: Storytelling, Creative Process

  • People Over Process: Choosing Effectiveness over Efficiency

    Workshop Description: There’s a growing demand to make things faster, cheaper and more efficient. Often “efficient” may not be the most effective. We’ll look at a few ways that the North coast team has increased the effectiveness of creating ministry models that may not seem so efficient on the surface. Why? Because people are our priority over organizational efficiency. Furthermore, this will help leaders develop teams that are effective for communication, production, creative, and administrative teams.

    Place & Time: Workshop Session C – Treehouse 3
    Speaker: Dennis Choy
    Key Topics: Communications, Philosophy, Leadership

  • Sharing Sunday: Building a Team and Avoiding Bad Content

    Workshop Description: Want your church to have influence on social media? The problem often lies in lack of resources, volunteers or equipment to pull off high quality content you would be proud of every week. So, let’s fix that. Join Clark as he walks through his 5 practical steps to improve your Sunday morning social media with his process that he’s used with Saddleback Church, North Point Ministries, Catalyst Conference, Global Leadership Network and more. Quit spinning your wheels on Sunday and start being proud of your social media!

    Location: Workshop Session D – Student Center 2
    Speaker: Clark Campbell
    Key Topics: Creative Process, Communications, Leadership

  • Wayfinding & Signage in the Church

    Workshop Description: Signage is an art; an underappreciated art. But great wayfinding is necessary for a first-time visitor to find their way around your building. Sometimes we forget the best practices of great signage and wayfinding because we’re so familiar with our building. But in this class, we’ll explore new strategies and ideas to increase your wayfinding presence by diving into best practices for church signage.

    Location: Workshop Session E – Treehouse 1
    Speaker: Shayla Kenworthy & Meredith Erwin
    Key Topics: Leadership, Communications

  • Project Management For Events & Special Projects

    Workshop Description: From time to time, your creative team may need to take on a big task from a building campaign to the fall family festival. So we’ve asked an event industry expert and certified meeting manager to break down her team’s process to executing flawless events with ease. You’ll walk away with practical things to manage those event details and ways to save time and money in the process.

    Place & Time: Workshop Session E – Student Center 1
    Speaker: Falon Scott
    Key Topics: Creative Process, Leadership

  • Re-Making the Mark: Rebranding for the Church

    Workshop Description: Sometimes, it’s good to give your church a visual facelift; but, there’s a way to do it right and a way to do it wrong. Come learn from expert Dex Alexander how to implement a rebrand in your church in a way that increases engagement and excitement about the season ahead. We’ll also talk about the power of a logo and why a brand is important for the local church.

    Place & Time: Workshop Session E – Treehouse 3
    Speaker: Dex Alexander
    Key Topics: Communications, Design, Creative Process

  • Facebook Groups for Ministry

    Workshop Description: Facebook is the largest single community of people in the world, and it’s not just a marketing platform but an opportunity for ministry. Learn how one church has created an entire online community with Facebook Groups, for ministry and impact, rather than service promotion.

    Place & Time: Workshop Session E – Treehouse 2
    Speaker: Johnny Stephens
    Key Topics: Communications

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Nashville, TN – October 2020

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