Is there childcare?
Childcare is NOT provided; however, nursery quiet rooms are available for parents and children. Supervision is the parent’s responsibility.

Are there audio and video recordings available?
Details are currently pending.

Is there a cost to attend the Friday Night Concert?
There is no cost to attend Friday night’s concert. Registration is for Saturday only.

What does the registration cost cover?
Registration includes: Conference attendance, conference booklet, lanyard tags, snacks/bottled water and box lunch.

Am I able to get a discount off of registration?
Early bird registration opens August 1st through September 1st. The discount is $15 off the general registration cost. Use code HOPE2019. After that time period we will not offer another registration discount.

Can I cancel my registration?
We cannot refund except in the case of a medical emergency. In that case, we ask that you contact us explaining your situation.

Where can I stay (applicable for individuals traveling)?
Hilton Garden Inn is close to the church and where attendees and conference participants often stay.

Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines/Urbandale
8600 Northpark Drive
Johnston, IA 50131
Tel: 515-270-8890

I am a member of NorthPoint Church. Can I attend the conference at no charge?
NorthPoint Church Staff members are welcome to attend free of charge. To register email name and number attending to Email registration require for lunch count.

What meals are available for lunch?
Lunch is catered by Chick’Fil’A. It includes a chicken sandwich, chips and cookie. Bottled water, coffee and snacks are also available through the day.

Do you offer gluten-free meal options?
Yes! If you desire a gluten-free option, please contact us at and we will be happy to work with you!

Do you offer CEU’s for Nurses and Social Workers?
HOPE2019 does not offer any CEU's for nurses.  HOPE2019 does provide Certificates of Completion for Social Workers.

How do I receive CEU's
Sign-In sheets and Certificates of Completion for Social Workers and Licensed Foster Parents will be available at the educational seminars.

Do you offer DHS Approved Credit Hours for Iowa Licensed Foster Parents?
HOPE2019 offers DHS Approved Credit Hours for Iowa Licensed Foster Parents.  The approved educational seminars are labeled as DHS Approved Seminar on the website.  There are approved seminars during each of the breakout sessions, one session during lunch break and one keynote in general session.  The maximum number of credit hours is 4.92.