We’ve seen an explosion in attendance at our local chapters recently and knew 2014 was the year to launch a national convention.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014
On October 17-18, 2014, the Christian Media Association (CMA) will hold its first annual CMA National Media Convention. The convention for filmmakers, church media ministers, broadcasters and other Christian media professionals will be held at the Irving Bible Church in Dallas, Texas, and will feature 25 speakers and 50 workshops. The Saturday night keynote speech will be delivered by actor Stephen Baldwin.
"We’ve seen an explosion in attendance at our local chapters recently" says founder Tim Shields, "and knew 2014 was the year to launch a national convention.”
The Christian media convention will offer a jam packed two days of workshops, exhibits, receptions and inspirational general sessions. Lead by industry leaders, CMA will present 50 workshops and boot camps on major topics like Film and Movies; Radio and TV News; Church Media, Motions, Graphics and Projection; Communications, Speaking and Leadership; as well as Family and Hispanic Media.
Christian media products and services will be represented in the exhibit hall by companies such as Christian Film Database, Hi-Tech Enterprises, CMD Distribution, CTN 10, Communicadores USA, The Core Theater, DRT Films, Faith Vision, Inspired TV Productions, JUCE TV, Laws of Life TV, MediaTalk 101, Parables TV, Bridgestone Multimedia Group, Trinity Broadcast Group, Christian Movie Connect, Pathlight Entertainment, Serendipitous Films, Symetric Productions, TC Media Productions, and Western Harvest Media.
Friday evening will include a Networking Social & Panel Discussion and the convention will conclude on Saturday evening with the CMA Keynote Closing Session featuring actor Stephen Baldwin as the keynote speaker.
Started in 1992, with a vision to help churches and Christians use media effectively, Christian Media Association (CMA) has previously held regional media conferences in locations such as Jacksonville Fla., Springfield Mo., Washington D.C., and Arlington, Texas. The first CMA Chapter started in 2009, in the North Dallas area, with a new chapter added in Ft. Worth in 2014 with other cities to be added.
Registration options available are: full registration, expo only pass, Hispanic training and reception only, exhibitor registration, and networking receptions only, including the Stephen Baldwin keynote session.
To learn more about the convention or to register, go to cmaconvention.com
ABOUT CHRISTIAN MEDIA ASSOCIATION:
CMA started in 1992 as a support to churches utilizing media. By 2003, they were holding media conferences across the U.S. to teach and network Christians in media. In 2009, they started their first CMA Chapter in Dallas. The upcoming CMA National Media Conference set for October 17-18, 2014 is their first national conference which will connect hundreds of media leaders in film, TV, church media, video, motions, graphics and more through 50 workshops and 25 speakers over a period of 2 days. The mission of CMA is helping Christians in media to connect and build their media ministry with excellence and integrity.
ABOUT STEPHEN BALDWIN:
Stephen Baldwin was publicly introduced in 1994 starring opposite Luke Perry in the acclaimed rodeo picture "8 Seconds." In 1995, he appeared in a breakthrough role in the double-Oscar winning, "The Usual Suspects." Baldwin career has also included an appearance on Donald Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice," Season 7, where he finished fifth out of the 14 celebrity contestants. More recently, Baldwin teamed up with conservative talk-radio host Kevin McCullough for Baldwin/McCullough "LIVE." Having become a born-again Christian following 9/11, Baldwin now speaks openly of his faith and conservative values.