Display Tables 2013

The deadline to request display table space is May 1, 2013. No requests can be considered after that date. Download the Display Table Request form below.

Display Table Request Form (pdf)

Display tables are an extension of reports presented at the annual session of the North Georgia Conference. These reports and displays interpret and celebrate the program ministries of the Annual Conference.

Display space is limited and priority is given to North Georgia Conference Teams, Board, Commissions, and Councils (Category A). Second priority is given to North Georgia Conference Extended and Related Agencies (Category B). There is a charge of $50.00 per table for this category. If additional space is available, other associated agencies may submit an application (Category C). There is a charge of $100.00 per table for this category. No Vendors Permitted.

1. Application for display space must be filed no later than Monday, May 1, 2013.
2. A separate application must be submitted for each group requesting a tabletop display. NO group reservations will be accepted.
3. There is no sharing table space with other groups unless applications have been submitted and approved by the deadline from BOTH groups.
4. Tables are 2.5 feet wide by 8 feet long. Tables and table skirts are provided by the Classic Center as well as one chair per display table.
5. Request for a standard 110v electrical outlet must be made at the time of the application and requested on the form. Electrical outlets are limited and there is no guarantee that an outlet will be available. There is
a charge of $10 per electrical outlet connection.
6. Nothing can be attached to any walls in the Classic Center. Posters, pictures, lettering, etc. may only be placed on the table or on a display board which rests on the table. Storage space is limited to the area under your table.
7. All displays must operate from the tabletop.
8. No audio equipment or sound amplification of any kind is permitted. Videos without sound may be used if an outlet is available and only if the television monitor is located on the tabletop.
9. An unsecured wireless connection is our only source of internet connectivity.
10. If you are shipping the materials for your display table directly to the Classic Center, the following information MUST be marked on your labels:

     A. USPS/UPS/FedEx Delivery:
     The Classic Center Loading Dock
     ATTN: Sheri W. Smith
     300 North Thomas Street
     Athens GA 30601

     B. Truck lines:
     The Classic Center Loading Dock
     ATTN: Sheri W. Smith
     130 Foundry Street
     Athens GA 30601

Display set-up begins at the Classic Center on Monday, June 10 from 10 am – 6 pm and continues
on Tuesday, June 11 at 8 a.m.

All displays MUST be removed by 2 pm on Thursday, June 13.

2013 North Georgia Annual Conference Display Categories

Category A: 
North Georgia  Conference Boards, Committees, Commissions, Councils, Teams

1. Connectional Ministries
A.     Worship Team
·         Archives & History
·         Evangelism
·         Stewardship
·         Worship
B.     Outreach Team
·         Disaster Response
·         Missions/Global Ministries
·         Health & Welfare
·         Resettlement Task Force
C.     Leadership Team
·         Religion & Race
·         Status & Role of Women
·         Christian Unity & Interreligious Concerns
·         Church & Society
D.     Discipleship Team
·         Children’s Ministries
·         Youth Ministries
·         Young Adult Ministries
·         Adult & Family Ministries
·         Camping & Retreat Ministries
·         Christian Education
·         Older Adult Ministries
E.     Parish Life Team
·         Black Church Development
·         Faith Formation
2. Board of New Church Development
·         Committee on New Hispanic Church Development
·         Committee on New Black Church Development
·         Committee on New Korean Church Development
·         Committee on New Multi-Cultural Church Development

3. Ministry of the Laity
·         Lay Revitalization Ministry
·         Lay Speaking Ministries
·         Lay Missionary Training
·         Leadership UMC

4. Scouting Ministries

5. United Methodist Men

6. United Methodist Women

7. North Georgia Advocate

8. North Georgia Housing and Homeless Council

9. The Lodge at Simpsonwood

10. Board of Ordained Ministry 
        Emory Clergy Care
11. Special Mission focus – (Bridges to Mission - 2013)
World Methodist Evangelism
El Salvador
East Africa Conference, Kenya
Category B: 
North GA Conference Extended and Related Agencies; Joint Ministries
1. Related Agencies – North Georgia Standing Rules and/or Statement of Relationships
  1. Action Ministries, Inc.
  2. Aldersgate/Collingwood
  3. Methodist Foundation for Retired Ministers
  4. Murphy-Harpst Children’s Centers, Inc.
  5. New Bethlehem Community Center., Augusta
  6. North Georgia United Methodist Foundation, Inc.
  7. United Methodist Children’s Home, Inc.
  8. Wesley Community Centers, Inc.
  9. Wesley Woods, Senior Living
  10. Wesley Woods Center of Emory University, Inc.
  11. UM Affiliated Colleges and Universities within the bounds of the North GA Conference
·         Clark Atlanta University
·         Emory University
·         LaGrange College
·         Oxford College
·         Paine College
·         Reinhardt University
  1. UM Affiliated Seminaries within the bounds of the North Georgia Conference
·         Candler School of Theology
·         Gammon Theological Center
2. Joint Ministries as noted in North Georgia Standing Rules
    • Georgia Commission on Higher Education and Campus Ministry
    • Georgia Pastors School
    • Georgia United Methodist Foundation
    • United Methodist Connectional Federal Credit Union
3. Other Organizations
    • Professional Association of UM Secretaries
 4. General / Juridisdictional Ministries
    • Lake Junaluska
    • UMVIM
    • GBOD
    • Hinton Rural Life Center
 Category C: 
Other associated ministry includes any group, committee, service or ministry that is not part of the structure or Standing Rules of the North Georgia Annual Conference. Category C includes but is not limited to:
  1. Programs, educational institutions and seminaries outside the bounds of the conference
  2. Programs and ministries sponsored by groups beyond the NGA conference structure.
  3. Social action groups, focus groups, renewal groups, etc.
  4. Individual conference evangelists, musicians, authors, etc.
  5. Services that provide counseling/pastoral care; offer training and/or leadership development; provide educational tours; other services marketed directly to local church.
  6. Other programs and ministries not directly linked to the structure of The North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church, including but not limited to:
    • Airport Chaplaincy
    • Appalachian Development Committee
    • Crime Victim’s Advocacy Council
    • Georgia Christian Council
    • Georgia Council on Moral and Civic Concerns
    • Georgia School for Deaf in Cave Spring
    • Hospital Chaplaincy
    • Interfaith Children’s Movement of Metro Atlanta
    • Mountain Top Boys Home
 Display tables are not available for: individual churches, districts, vendors or groups marketing various products, programs, or ministries, etc.