Registration & Meals
Registration to the conference includes full access to conference sessions, lunch, and coffee/snacks throughout the day. Pick up your name tag and conference folder at the registration desk starting at 8:30am. Bring your printed ticket or eticket on your phone to avoid long lines and help us expedite the registration process. Breakfast and dinner are on your own both days.
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
3400 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
Parking is free and abundant at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, our conference venue! Drive down the hill to the side of the church away from Beatties Ford Road to get to the main entrance.
The parking lot at Friendship includes handicapped accessible spaces near the entrance, and the building is equipped with three elevators. Gender-neutral bathrooms are available at the venue. The keynote presentations will be interpreted in Spanish and ASL. An ASL interpreter for workshop sessions can be provided if requested during conference registration. Please let us know what we can do to make your conference experience comfortable and smooth – contact Margaret at (919) 621-3593 or by email at email@example.com.
While we do not have an official conference hotel, here is a non-exhaustive list of nearby lodging options. Note: prices listed are estimates and may change. You can also find additional lodging options at Exit 41 of Interstate 85.
Days Inn (2.3 miles N of venue) $59
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham (2.3 miles N of venue) $78
Rodeway Inn University (5 miles E of venue) $80
Quality Inn (5 miles E of venue) $87
Sleep Inn Northlake (2.3 miles N of venue) $99
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Charlotte NE (7.4 miles E of venue) $122
Homewood Suites by Hilton – Charlotte-North (7.4/7.9 miles E of venue) $133
Hampton Inn – Charlotte Uptown (6.9 miles S of venue) $206
DoubleTree (5 miles S out venue, downtown CLT) $226
Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel (5.3 miles S of venue, downtown CLT) $235
Le Meridien Charlotte (7.1 miles S of venue, downtown CLT) $263