The 2013 North Carolina Gospel Announcers Guild Convention Set for May Slated to Be The Biggest & Best Ever Held
All roads are leading to the 2013 Convention of the North Carolina Gospel Announcers Guild (NCGAG) that is slated for May at the Imperial Sheraton Hotel in Durham, North Carolina. The Convention is on tap to be the biggest ever held by the Guild and top industry experts from around the nation will fully engage, educate, empower and motivate participants. This annual event is one of the flagship events of the gospel industry that is solely committed to broadening the educational welfare and professional expansion of its membership.
A 501c3 organization, the NCGAG is one of the largest in the nation. During the Convention informative seminars will be led by dynamic and empowering speakers who outline current industry trends, standards, marketing strategies and protocol for radio announcers, promoters, station owners, record labels, media and gospel artists. Attendees will also be given specific guidance for the deliberate distribution of their products and services. They will leave the Convention empowered and knowledgeable with regard to perfecting and advancing their artistic craft and professional aspirations. Last year delivered record participation of the membership including high profile recording artists, industry executives and power brokers from around the country. Vendors will be on hand and a substantive increase is expected for this year's event.
Pastor Arvetra Jones, Jr., President of the NCGAG stated, "We are so excited about the 2013 Convention as we return to Durham, NC. Aspiring artists and industry professionals with incredible talent and a thirst for knowledge will come from around the country to learn the best in trade practices to springboard their careers forward and equip their personal toolboxes with invaluable resources. Everything will be done to glorify God and leave lasting impact in their hearts, minds and careers. We will have awesome vendors as well. You don't want to miss out on this glorious affair!"
Pastor Lydia Jones will stand behind the sacred desk as she brings forth a powerful message straight from God's heart to our ears in a special Dedication Night Service on opening night May 15th. Voices in melodic harmony will grace the stage on Choir Night, Wednesday, May 16th and the best in Quartet artistry will be showcased Thursday, May 17th during Quartet Night. Sheilah Belle will co-host The Prestige Awards Banquet on Friday, May 18th at 7:00 p.m. in the Ballroom; the Awards presented will honor outstanding achievement and service in the gospel industry. National recording artist, Ernest Pugh, is a featured instructor and will perform on the main stage during the Convention. Other artists are being added to the program and will be announced.
Pre-registration for the Convention is $125 before April 30 which includes membership and convention registration. Contact the Imperial Sheraton directly at (919) 941-5050 to reserve the NCGAG room rate of $99. Rooms are filling up quickly and are reserved on a first come first serve basis.
Mark your calendars and make plans to attend! Visit our website at www.ncgag.org for more information.