2020 Convention: March 17-21, 2020 in the Washington, DC area

2020 RCC Convention to meet with RCCongress 2020

March 17-21, 2020 in the Washington, DC area

Communicating Faith in the Public Square

RCC is one of 100+ organizations that are cooperating to present Religion Communication Congress 2020 (RCCongress 2020), a once-a-decade gathering of professional religion communicators from a wide range of faith traditions.

Our 2020 annual meeting will take place during RCCongress 2020 along with the DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards and Wilbur Awards. Save the dates and room in your budget.

Registration is open through March 17, 2020

Full event registration includes:

  • admission to all general sessions, presentations, and workshops;
  • provided lunches and breaks;
  • the secular media Wilbur Awards banquet; and
  • access to the exhibit hall.

ACP member rates include full registration, plus the Associated Church Press awards banquet.

RCC member rates include full registration, plus the DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial awards luncheon.

Single day registration options are also available.

RCCongress 2020 News

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Greetings from your registrar!

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Planning continues for Religion Communication Congress 2020

Flyers and bookmarks


The Program Committee is planning opportunities for you to learn cutting edge strategies and skills through hands-on opportunities, academic and applied research, practical workshops, and thoughtful plenaries.

An impressive lineup of speakers and workshop leaders will be featured.

Specific events will be added to the schedule as they are confirmed.


Hotel special rate deadline is extended to March 15!

Bonus: Make your hotel reservation by March 13 to be entered into a drawing to win one of the following:

  • Upgraded room for the duration of your stay
  • Comp room during the conference dates
  • Comp weekend stay usable any time in 2020

To be eligible for the drawing, you must make your hotel reservation for Religion Communication Congress 2020 by March 13. (The special rates will continue to be available through March 15.)

Exhibits and Sponsorships

When your audience meets only once a decade you can’t miss this opportunity to talk to them!

Here is an opportunity to share your message or mission with an estimated 500 influential communicators meeting at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel, close to Washington’s Reagan National Airport and just minutes from the historical and cultural offerings of the D.C. area.

Exhibit Opportunities — Within the hotel, the Resource Plaza will house 42 booth spaces for attendees to explore. Special activities will be scheduled in the Resource Plaza to increase attendance.

Sponsorship Opportunities — Get your name and voice out to an expansive audience – broadcasters, producers, writers, editors, directors, bloggers – all communicators coming together for hands-on opportunities to learn new technologies, experience academic and applied research, and participate in dozens of practice workshops.

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