Preparing for the 2021 General Conference

Update: The 51st Quadrennial Session of the General Conference has been rescheduled for July of 2021

Preparing for the 2021 General Conference

Review the following documents to prepare for and make the most of your attendance and participation in the 2021 General Conference.

The 11th Episcopal District Welcomes You to the 2021 General Conference

AME2020 – “We Welcome You” 

News Being Updated Daily!

Be sure to check the website’s news feed for updates to schedules, programs, session content, and more. Click here to view the News.

Preacher Itinerary Information Released

The 51st Quadrennial Session of the General Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church will feature the church in worship and at work July 6 – 10, 2021, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Bishop John Franklin White, Chair of the General Conference Commission and Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, chair of the Program Committee are delighted to announce the preachers for this gathering of the Connectional Church… Click here for more information.

Agenda for the 37th Biennial Lay Convention Published

Click here to view the agenda for the Convention to follow the General Conference.

Frequently Asked Questions

A new FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) document has been published for the 51st General Conference, click here to view the document.

Vendor Information

– We welcome vendors to register for the 2021 AME General Conference. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us. Please use the form on the linked page to both register and pay for a booth(s) during the conference.

Click here for Vendor Information.

Social Media Policy

The AME Church permits and encourages the use of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and blogging at the 2021 General Conference to summarize, highlight, and promote the exhibitors and conference in general. Due to the sensitive nature of the deliberations at the 2021 General Conference, we request that attendees do not stream or record the Business Sessions (including the election).

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Cape Town COVID Safety Protocols and App

CTICC is committed to ensuring a Covid-safe workplace for all visitors to the facility.

We recently invested in the CovidScreen app, which will be used for the daily screening for any Covid-19 symptoms and/or exposure.

Click Here to Access the CovidScreen App

In preparing our team and our facilities to welcome you back to CTICC, we have upgraded our existing operational protocols to ensure the health and safety of you, our guests and clients, as well as our employees. Our new C19Care© protocols have been developed in collaboration with health, tourism, and events industry leaders, both locally and abroad, and apply the National Department of Health guidelines.

Scooter Rental

Scootaround is proud to be the exclusive scooter and wheelchair rental service for the AMEC 51st Quadrennial Session of the General Conference & 37th Biennial Convention of the Connectional Lay Organization. Click Here to Reserve.

Proposed Legislation

Local Information Guide

A guide of local attractions, stores, and restaurants has been compiled by the 11th District for Orlando attendees of the General Conference. Click here to view the guide.

Candidate Information

View the latest information for candidates for office campaigning at the 2021 General Conference by clicking here.

Press Information

All media outlets that wish to cover the 51st General Conference must register for credentials by June 21, 2021. AME Church members (photographers, writers) who are working in a professional press capacity also need to register for credentials. Media without the proper credentials will not be allowed access to the proceedings. Please click here for the registration form

Observer Registration

Looking for Observer Registration? Follow the link above to begin the registration process.

Important Dates

– Important dates and deadlines for participating in the 2021 General Conference

Staying Healthy at any Conference

– Tips on how to prepare for and participate in conferences while minding your health

Registration Information

Sponsorship Opportunities

Official Program

FINAL Draft (May 26, 2021)
Ballot Sample

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