This annual convention is designed for university students, volunteers and communication professionals to network, learn and experience spiritual renewal. You will hear from experts in the fields of corporate communication, public relations, graphic design, photography, video production, and journalism.
Who Should Attend
Attendees include media/communication professionals who are employed in any corporate setting, nonprofit, freelance, higher education, or communication employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (primarily in North America). University students who hope to become communication professionals also attend and see the convention as an avenue to gain professional mentoring and future contacts for employment. Those who serve as communication leaders at the local church or school level are also invited to attend.
Super Earlybird: $350 - Until June 14, 2019
Earlybird: $375 - June 14 to September 30, 2019 –– EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 7!
Professional: $400 - Oct. 8 to October 17, 2019
On-site: $450 - October 17-18, 2019
Spouse: $350 - Until October 18, 2019
Single-Day Rate: $125 - Until October 18, 2019
Full-Time Student: EMAIL for registration instructions - Until October 18, 2019
Submit a Project: $10 - Until August 15, 2019
Lodging and Convention Venue
The Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town room block is now FULL! Overflow rooms are available at the DoubleTree by Hilton Albuquerque Downtown (201 Marquette Avenue Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87102). To book, CLICK HERE or call (800) 584-5058 and reference group code “SDA.”
Note: Transportation between hotels will be provided.
SAC 2019 will be held at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, 800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Albuqueruqe, NM 87104.
Attendees are responsible for making their own room reservations. The SAC rate is $159.00 plus tax per night. To book, CLICK HERE, or call (866) 505-7829 and ask to be placed with the “SDA NAD Society of Adventist Communicators Conference” block of rooms, or you may refer to the block code: 1910SDANAD.
The deadline for reservations is September 23, 2019.
The nearest airport is the ABQ International Sunport.
If you are planning to attend SAC from an international destination, you will need to submit a request for invitation to attend the convention from your local conference or union secretary. They will send a request to the North American Division secretariat for approval. If approved, a letter will be provided to aid you in obtaining a travel visa.
Convention dress is business casual. Church attire is requested for the church service and Saturday evening banquet. As a courtesy to other participants and to maximize your benefit during the convention, please make other arrangements for the care of your children.
The convention opens Thursday, October 17, with media tours, joint training sessions, an opening reception, and communication showcase. The convention continues Friday, October 18, with TechTalk, a keynote address, six special interest groups, afternoon workshops, and an evening program. The convention features an inspirational worship experience on Saturday (Sabbath), October 19, with a church worship service. Saturday afternoon features a group outing. The convention concludes Saturday evening with an awards banquet.
Society of Adventist Communicators is sponsored by the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists