|1. Bring Your Passport
||If you are coming from Canada or abroad, your passport is needed in crossing into the US border (by flight or car).
|2. Who Can Register?
||Regular Participants: Ages 18 and up / college students
*Limited to first 2500 registrants
GKYM Youth: Ages 13-17
*Limited to first 500 registrants
GKYM Kids: Ages 7-12
*Limited to first 200 registrants
Ages 3-6: Daycare provided by KWMC (www.kwmc.org)
Participants with children under 3 years old must supervise them. GKYM and KWMC cannot provide care.
Volunteers: *Limited to first 100 trained applicants
Staff: *Limited to first 100 trained applicants
Pastors/Pastors' Spouse: *can register at a special rate as listed below
Speakers/VIP: If you are a speaker for Chicago GKYM, please register online.
There is no registration fee for speakers.
|3. Registration Fee
*Registration fee includes meals, but not accommodation
- By May 30 ($200 USD)
- By June 30 ($250 USD)
- By July 23 ($300 USD)
- By May 30 ($150 USD)
- By June 30 ($175 USD)
- By July 23 ($200 USD)
- By May 30 ($100 USD)
- By June 30 ($125 USD)
- By July 23 ($150 USD)
$150 USD (*includes accommodations)
$150 USD (*does not include accommodations)
PASTORS & PASTORS' SPOUSE:
$150 USD (*does not include accommodations)
Regular Participants $80/DAY (INCLUDES MEALS)
GKYM Youth $50/DAY (INCLUDES MEALS)
GKYM Kids $50/DAY (INCLUDES MEALS)
*Evening Session Only Pass* 4 Nights/$100
Click the links below for register day and evening pass.
For Working Professionals who cannot attend the entire conference, they can
purchase Evening Sessions Only Pass. Passes offer access to all four
evening sessions. Does not include meals.
*For the Register, download the form. Click Here Please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
The fee can be paid online through credit card payment (PayPal) or via mail by check or money order payable to "GKYM USA".
*Please note that we do not accept Canadian checks, if you are registering offline from Canada, please send in a money order payable to "GKYM USA".
Note: You may run into problems when paying for more than one registrant using one credit card.
If there is any inconvenience, please follow these steps:
- First, download offline registration forms: Click Here
Fill out the forms and fax to 866-877-6781 or scan and email to email@example.com
Then call 847-347-7241 or 551-486-0100 (or 647-969-7729 in Canada) to make payment by submitting your credit card information.
*Please note that there are no refunds for registration except for excusable circumstances.
*You cannot replace a registrant with someone else.
*If there is an online registration error where you have not received electronic receipt from PayPal or the payment was not taken out of your credit card, you have to register again. Please, contact Chicago GKYM if you encounter any trouble.
*Accommodations are on your own. Chicago GKYM will provide some hotels at good rates, but you must reserve on your own.
*Transportation is also on your own. Chicago GKYM will provide shuttles from airport (ORD) as well as bus/train terminals in Chicago. As for hotels, Chicago GKYM will provide shuttles to and from hotels which we designate for special rate (See InfoàAccommodation).
|4. Avoid Duplicate Registration
||Please make sure you do not register both via online and via mail.
For those registering as staff/volunteers, please do not go through regular registration, but go through staff/volunteer registration.
|5. Registration for Pastors and Pastors' Spouse
||All pastors and pastor's spouses attending the conference benefits from special flat rate registration fee of $150. To register online as pastors or pastors' spouses, you must use staff/volunteer registration form, please follow the following directions.
*Registration fee includes ONLY MEALS, it does NOT include accommodation.
- Go to the Staff/Volunteer & Pastors Registration or Please, click here for Registration for Pastors.
- Fill out your information, and select "Pastor" for Department.
- Complete registration by clicking "Registration" at the bottom of the page, you will be directed to payment page afterwards.
- Upon payment approval, your registration will be complete.
|6. Church Group Check in
||Since accommodations are not part of the registration fee, there is no group registration for Chicago GKYM. Therefore, when you come to the conference, everyone needs to check-in individually. If you want to do a church group check-in on the day of the conference, you must do offline registration by sending us forms and payment together with a list of people from the same church. Everyone else must do individual check-in on the day of the conference. Group check-in is only for church groups with minimum 20 people attending.
|7. Booth Applications
||Booths will be available for organizations to reach out and inform participants about its organization. Booth application fee is $500. There are additional charges for meals and accommodations. Currently, booth application is only accepted through offline. If you are interested in applying for a booth, please contact Chicago GKYM.
Click Here for Booth Application Form
|8. Staff/Volunteer Registration
|Please refer to the Info Staff/Volunteer Registration. Click Here
||*SPECIAL PERFORMANCES INFORMATION*
*Purpose*: To worship God through our many talents, skills, and gifts.
We are looking for any GKYM attendees who are interested in doing a special
performance during the weeklong conference. Those who are interested are
asked to submit an email of interest along with a short description of the
performance. This can range from skits, songs, poetry, and even dance
We are asking that all performances be God-centered, and preferably
relating to this year's theme of "Beautiful Feet for all Nations" Romans
There will be an official screening in June by GKYM staff. If you are not
from the Chicagoland area, please send us a video or audio clip of the
*Confirmation and scheduling of your performance will be emailed early
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
| Registration Inquiry
|Please check our FAQ page for more questions and answers or contact us at:
Tel: 847-347-7241 or 551-486-0100(U.S), 647- 969-7729(Canada)
PO Box 856 Northbrook, IL 60065 U.S.A