This year's newly revamped and rebranded Religious Conference Management Association Emerge conference featured more than just a new name and logo. In the expo hall, planners were able to schedule appointments with suppliers, who are anxious to form relationships and help planners create successful meetings and events.

We caught up with six of these suppliers on the trade show floor to find out what trends they're seeing in the faith-based event planning market, what tips they would give to a budget-conscious planner, and what they're taking away from the reimagined Emerge conference this year. Click through to see the videos! 


Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau

Dunwoody Convention & Visitors Bureau

LifeWay Ridgecrest Conference Center

WinShape Retreat

Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Kissimmee Convention & Visitors Bureau