Attending GC Session

The opening business meeting of the 61st General Conference Session will begin on Thursday, June 25, at 8:00 a.m. local time. The closing business meeting will be Saturday night, July 4.

Attendees to the GC Session are classified in one of several categories:

Artboard 1Delegates

Those persons who have been officially selected by unions, divisions, and the General Conference to vote in the GC Session business meetings. Delegates are required to register at the GC Session and, when wearing the badge provided, will be granted access to seats in the area reserved for delegates.

Artboard 1Family

Immediate family members of a delegate who will be accompanying the delegate and staying in the same hotel room as the delegate. Family members are required to register, and when wearing the badge provided, will be granted access to seats in the area reserved for delegates.

Artboard 1Special Guests

A category of delegates to accommodate representation from different levels of the General Conference institutions, service agencies, fields, and entities that might not be covered by the constitutional provisions. Special guests are required to register, and when wearing the badge provided, will be granted access to seats in the area reserved for delegates and guests.

Artboard 1Technical Staff

Persons authorized and employed by the GC Session Management to care for managerial functions at the Session. Technical Staff personnel are required to register and must wear the badge provided in order to have access to the field level seating area or to other restricted areas of the Lucas Oil Stadium.

Artboard 1Exhibitors

Persons who are authorized to operate and/or manage commercial or promotional exhibits at the GC Session. Exhibitors must register at the Exhibit Manager’s Office located in Hall A/B Show Office. Badges provided to exhibitors will permit access to exhibit halls for preparing exhibits, etc. Exhibitors will have access to seating in any area of the Lucas Oil Stadium except in those areas reserved for delegates and guests.

Artboard 1Media

Duly authorized representatives of media services who are required to register at the Media Services desk in the Lucas Oil Stadium.

Artboard 1Observers/Protocol Guests

Officially invited guests. Observers/Protocol guests must register, and when wearing the badge provided, will be granted access to seats in the area re- served for delegates and guests.

Artboard 1General Attendees

Attendees who come as observers to the GC Session. Visitors will have access to seating in any area of the Lucas Oil Stadium except those areas reserved for delegates and guests.

Travel

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Meals

Due to the postponement of the 61st General Conference Session, all meal ticket sales have been canceled. All tickets already purchased will be refunded. The vegetarian meal service will include daily lunches beginning Thursday, May 20, 2021 through May 25, 2021. Dinner meals will be available on the Friday and Sabbath evenings, May 21-22, 2021.…

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Hotels

If you made hotel reservations for 2020, privately through Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Bureau, please contact the Bureau to cancel the reservation. If you are in need of a hotel reservation during GC Session in Indianapolis, we have a limited number of rooms available through our room block. In about two months, you can find…

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