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Worship Facilities Conference & Expo Houston: Where Church Go to Grow

Registration Now Open for WFX Houston 2008
Expanded Conference Program, Lakewood Church Tour and Packed Expo Floor projected to Attract 5,000 Church Leaders

Framingham, MA – July 10, 2008 – EH Events, Worship Facilities and Church Production magazines, announced today that registration is now open for Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX) Houston, taking place November 5 – 7, 2008 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. Now in its fourth year, WFX continues to be the leading event for church executive, facilities and tech teams as it delivers the most relevant education and latest products and services available to the house of worship market.

WFX Houston will offer the largest show to date accommodating more than 5,000 church leaders seeking the best practices, advice, education and products and services to help them grow their facilities and upgrade their technical production. Over 70 conference sessions, an expansive expo floor and dynamic special events line-up make it the most action-packed WFX yet. WFX Show Highlights include:

* Comprehensive conference program covering facilities planning, architectural design and renovation, finance/fundraising, AV and lighting technologies, operational efficiencies, “Green? practices/energy management, and digital church strategies.
* The Expo Floor: 400 exhibitors will be offering the latest products and services including: architectural design services, master planning, finance/fundraising, audio/video/lighting, building materials, information technology, building systems, digital signage, new media, website solutions and more.
* Pastors X-Forum: This ‘eXecutive’ training session for Senior and Executive Pastors provides top-level church leadership with concepts and strategies to successfully lead their church through the facilities growth process.
* The Lakewood Experience: Take part in guided tours and a dynamic keynote presentation from Pastor Joel Osteen and the Lakewood Church Team.
* Design Central: See dozens of successful church designs for facilities small and large at the new WFX church display gallery.
* Attendees will uncover the secrets of the Solomon Award winners on display at WFX, honoring excellence in facility design, management, marketing and audio-visual production.
* Tech Talk Keynote: Top tech directors take the stage to share their challenges, accomplishments, mistakes and overall experiences with the audience.
* Opening Keynote Presentation: Dave Ferguson, Lead Pastor of Community Christian Church in Naperville, IN, will share the innovative strategies and ideas that have brought about the formation and growth of one of America’s Top 25 Multiplying Churches and Most Innovative Churches (Outreach Magazine).
* Exciting fellowship events include popular peer-to-peer discussions, early-bird breakfasts and local gatherings around town.
* Attendees have the opportunity to experience audio, video and lighting technologies first-hand with Hands-On Training, including beginner and advanced classes to accommodate all skills levels.
* Exhibitor Offered Training: Classes highlight the products and services that are showcased on the expo floor.
* WFX attendees from smaller churches will be able to explore a new “small church? focus within the conference program, making WFX a beneficial event for churches of all sizes and budgets.

WFX is the #1 Event for Church Facilities and Technology Teams and takes place November 5 – 7, 2008 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. Visit www.wfxweb.com for more information and to register.

For exhibiting information, please contact Patrick Shaughnessy at patricks@ehpub.com or 508-663-1500 x267.

Media Registration is now open! Please visit www.wfxweb.com/houston/register/mediareg.html to register.

About Worship Facilities Conference & Expo – www.wfxweb.com
Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX) is the leading event for church facilities and technology teams. WFX is presented in the spring and fall of each year by Church Production Magazine and Worship Facilities magazine.

About Production Media Inc.
Production Media Inc. (PMI), publishers of Church Production Magazine and Worship Facilities magazine, and presenters of WFX, is a full-service media company specializing in the house-of-worship market.

About EH Publishing, Inc. & EH Events – www.ehpub.com
EH Publishing, Inc. is a leading media company specializing in technology-based markets. EH offers integrated media solutions including e-media, print, event, research and custom products. Key market segments include custom electronics, professional sound, house of worship and robotics.


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