FAQ

 

WHO ARE THE FEATURED SPEAKERS?

Becca Ketterling, Bob Goff and Lisa Bevere. Visit the speaker page to read their bios.


WILL CHILDCARE BE PROVIDED?

No, unfortunately our venues are unable to accommodate childcare for this event.


WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

We encourage you to bring a Bible, a notebook and a friend.


WHAT IS THE ATTIRE FOR THE CONFERENCE?

The attire ranges between dressy and casual; if you chill easily you may want to bring a light jacket.


DOES MY REGISTRATION FEE COVER EVERYTHING INCLUDING MEALS AND SNACKS?

Almost! Your registration covers yummy snacks at the After Party (no extra charge)! Lunch will be on your own on Saturday. Additionally, the Sparkle Boutique will be open with resources and apparel available for purchase.


DO I HAVE TO REGISTER NOW OR CAN I DO IT AT THE DOOR?

We highly reccommend registering as soon as possible! We anticipate selling out before the conference, so take advantage of our online registration here


CAN I SPONSOR SOMEONE TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE?

Absolutely! You can bless someone by making a donation. Visit our registration page and choose the "Sponsor a Sister" option.


DO I NEED MY REGISTRATION WRISTBAND BOTH DAYS?

YES! A wristband will be provided to you during Registration. This wristband is your admission to the auditorium for all sessions and should be worn at all times. If you forget or lose it, just visit the Welcome Center and we can help you.


MAY I INVITE UNCHURCHED FRIENDS, OR FRIENDS WHO DON'T ATTEND RIVER VALLEY?

Please do! Sparkle Conference is not just for the women of River Valley Church, all women ages 14 – 114 are welcome!


WILL THERE BE FOOD, SNACKS OR DRINKS FOR PURCHASE?

Yes, there is a Dunn Brothers located inside the Minneapolis Convention Center. There will be snacks provided during the After Party. You are welcome to bring any extra snacks with you.


WHAT IS THE TYPICAL AGE RANGE OF WOMEN WHO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE?

There will be women from all stages of life and age ranges. Whether you are 17, 23 or 90 you will feel comfortable. Topics discussed are appropriate for high school age students and older.


WILL THERE BE SHOPPING AT THE CONFERENCE?

Absolutely! Shop 'til you drop at the Sparkle Boutique for amazing jewelry, gifts, home decor and all things Sparkly.


WHERE IS THE CONFERENCE LOCATED?

The conference is held at the Minneapolis Convention Center - 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403. 


IS THERE A HOTEL NEAR THE CONFERENCE I SHOULD STAY AT?

Yes, for hotel options, click here


WHAT AIRPORT SHOULD I FLY INTO FOR THE CONFERENCE?

The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.


HOW DO I BECOME A VENDOR FOR THE SPARKLE BOUTIQUE?

Vendor applications will be accepted until July 15. For more information and to apply email wildruffle@wildruffle.com.