Tour International Headquarters

A special and unique opportunity will be available in Nashville, Tennessee—the home of International Headquarters. During the registration process, you can choose when you would like to tour headquarters, including our brand new Heritage Center. Currently, tours will be Monday, July 20th and Tuesday, July 21st.


During registration and throughout the week, you will have the opportunity to sign up to host international delegates to breakfasts and dinners. This is an opportunity to learn about the ministry from a local, more personal perspective and cultivate meaningful relationships with brothers and sisters in ministry from around the world.

First Timers Reception

First time at International Convention? We are so happy you are attending, and we want to welcome you with a special reception consisting of food, entertainment, and a presentation of information that will help you make the most of your first convention experience. The first timers reception will be Wednesday morning from 7:30 am – 8:30 am.

International Fellowship Banquet

The International Fellowship Banquet is the official kick-off of International Convention. This is a moment to celebrate all the Lord has accomplished worldwide through the efforts of the men and women of The Gideons International. Delegates are invited to dress in traditional attire of their respective countries as we gather together for a time of worship, fellowship, and prayer. The International Fellowship Banquet will take place on Tuesday evening at 6:30 pm.

Pastor's Banquet

The Pastor’s Banquet is a time-honored Convention tradition in which we take a moment to honor local pastors in the host city and thank them for their dedicated efforts and partnership in ministry. The Pastors Banquet will be held at the Opryland Hotel on Friday evening.

Auxiliary Luncheon

This is a special time for the Auxiliary of The Gideons International to fellowship, celebrate what has been accomplished throughout the year, and learn about new ministry initiatives as we look forward to the year ahead. The Auxiliary Luncheon will be Saturday afternoon at 1:00 pm.