Forward Conference is a student conference for middle school - high school students, their youth leaders, and young adults.
Forward Conference is held in-person at Gas South Arena in Duluth, GA.
No, Forward Conference will be held in-person only at Gas South Arena in Duluth, GA.
Thursday, June 22nd - Saturday, June 24th, 2023
Tribes are a fun way to get students involved in the conference. Seating in the arena is split into four sections to represent each tribe and they will compete for prizes throughout the weekend. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed in their tribe colors!
You pick your tribe when you register. If you forgot, check your registration email!
Yes, this is a new requirement of Gas South Arena. Click here for directions and parking information
Childcare is not provided for this event. Forward Conference is catered toward middle school - high school students and their youth leaders.
For more information on becoming an exhibitor at Forward Conference, click here!.
For policies and general information about Gas South Arena, click here.
DECEMBER 5 - FEBRUARY 5
$70 ($65 Group Rate)
FEBRUARY 6 - APRIL 2
$80 ($75 Group Rate)
APRIL 3 - JUNE 4
$90 ($85 Group Rate)
JUNE 5 - JUNE 24
$100 ($95 Group Rate)
No. Your confirmation email is all that is required in order to check in for the conference. Upon check in you will receive entry wristbands for your entire group. These wristbands will need to remain on each attendee's wrist throughout the conference.
All Forward Conference registrations are for General Admission which will allow entry into the arena one hour before each session (time is subject to change). Select large groups will qualify for Early Access entry into the arena prior to General Admission times. Those groups will be contacted directly.
All seating for Forward Conference is first come, first served.
Check-in will begin at 3PM on Thursday and will be available all weekend long.
Day and session passes are not available.
You will receive a confirmation email immediately following your ticket purchase. If you do not, please contact us here. Your confirmation email will serve as your ticket to pick up your wristbands upon arrival to the arena.
No worries! All seating is first come first served so your group will be able to sit together regardless of how they registered.
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