F.A.Q.

Q. What is Global Urban Strategists (GUS)?

A. GUS is a network of Church Planting Strategists (and a few other key church planting leaders) from 35 of North America’s largest cities PLUS other major metropolitan areas around the world. We gather yearly to share strategy and ideas, brainstorm, encourage and equip one another. In addition to the yearly gathering we host webinars on key topics and seek to connect one another to resources that can be effectively shared and developed. The primary purpose of the gathering is peer interaction & learning.


Q. How much does the GUS conference cost?

A.. There are 3 types of registration costs:

  • Shared room (other than spouse)
  • Single room OR participant + spouse (participating or not)
  • Local (no hotel room needed)

          ALL PRICES ARE IN USD   


     Registration fee -  Shared room $349, Single room $648, Local (no hotel) $100

     Late registration fee - after March 15 -  Shared room $399, Single room $648, Local (no hotel) $130


Q. When should I arrive and depart?

A. The conference will begin at 8am Sunday, May 3rd with Orientation.. Please plan to fly in on Saturday.

    The conference will end Wednesday at 12pm. Please arrange flights out no earlier than 4:00 PM on Wednesday, if possible.


Q. What does the registration cost include? What is not included?

A. Four night's lodging (Sat – Wed) and meals provided (Sunday through Wed breakfast).

Not included expenses: Travel expenses and travel meals, metro/taxi costs, incidentals.


Q. What topics will be addressed this year?

A. Topics for Toronto will include: 

• Kingdom Collaboration • Reaching the Nations • Business and Church Planting • Future Focus • And more! • 


Q. Which airport is best? Will there be transportation to/from the airport?

A. Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is best. Please email your flight itinerary to Natalie when you have it booked.


Q. What is the exact location of the conference?

A. Multiple locations around the cities.


Q. What kind of accommodations?

A. Rooms will be managed by Natalie Hammond. The hotel we will be using is the
     Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto

     475 Yonge St
     Toronto, ON M4Y 1X7

     Ph. 416.924.0611



Q. Who is my contact person?

Logistics: Natalie Hammond 425.640.3676, 




Stay tuned for our next round of GUS webinars!