Wednesday, 20 April 2016 to Friday, 22 April 2016 from 9:00 AM - 9:30 PM

QT Hotel Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Australia


Equipping Christian Leaders for Greater Influence in the Public Square.

Three days to connect with world class professionals from Australia and around the world. All designed to hone your skills and equip you for greater significance as a Christian Communicator.


  • April 20

    Day 1: Digital
    Media Summit

    Understand the future in digital communications.
    From the latest platforms to practical knowhow and case studies from leaders in digital communication. Content, fundraising, sales and advertising – all in one amazing day!

    Then join us for the CONNECT16 Welcome Party hosted by Tom Tate, Mayor of the Gold Coast.

  • April 21

    Day 2: MEDIA

    World class communicators will provide you with strategic insights and practical knowhow for the significant issues facing our lives, society and culture today.

    Including guest speakers Lorna Dueck, Bayless Conley, Margaret Simons, Bruce Downes, Margaret Simons, Min Ha Choo and many, other inspiring media personalities.

  • April 22

    Day 3: MEDIA

    Conference continues with keynotes, practical workshops and panels designed to land tangible outcomes for your role and organization.

    Includes the 2016 CBM Gala Dinner with Special Guest: Author and Broadcaster, Eric Metaxas.
    Also featuring Lorna Dueck, Bruce Baird, Tracy Johnson, Greg Lake, Simon Hunter and many others.

In addition - CMA Members can receive an additional 10% discount off registration and accommodation. Use the Member VIP code provided or email:

Covering Leadership, Communications and Culture, Business and Professional Development the CONNECT:16 Media Conference is the largest gathering of Christian Communicators involved in: Radio, TV, Film, Church media, journalism, news and broadcast television.