2023 ETC Conference

2023 ETC Conference "VIP, Vulnerability, Intimacy, Paternity"

Registration for the 2023 ETC conference is now closed!  You can no longer register. 

General Information 

When: Thursday 4 May 2023 – Sunday 7 May. 
Check in begins on Thursday at 15:00. The conference begins with dinner on Thursday evening and concludes with a communion service and lunch on Sunday.  

Where: L’Hotel Gioiella, Rimini, Bellaria, Italy.  
Click here to visit the hotel website for more information in German 
Click here to visit the hotel website for more information in Italian 
(Unfortunately there is no English information for the hotel available.  

Transportation to the Conference

If you are flying to Italy, you should travel to Bologna airport.

From there you can take the train to Bologna train station:  
Click here for tickets and more information

From Bologna train station you can take the train to Rimini 
Click here for tickets and more information

From the Rimini train station you can either take the bus to the hotel (cost € 2,50 per person), or sign up for a shuttle (cost € 5,00 per person). There is a place for you to let us know on the registration form.

Important information regarding shuttles from the Rimini train station to the hotel:
If you are arriving earlier than 4 May or leaving later than 7 May Shuttles are not available. You will have to take public transportation to the Hotel.  Shuttles back to the train station on Sunday will be no longer possible after 14:00 on Sunday. After 14:00 you will have to use public transportation. 

Conference speakers

Carter Conlon
(Pastor Times Square Church)

Pastor Carter Conlon is the General Overseer of Times Square Church. He joined the pastoral staff in 1994 at the invitation of the founding pastor, David Wilkerson, and was senior pastor from 2001 to 2020. Following a successful career in law enforcement, Pastor Carter pastored a church and directed a Christian school east of Ottawa, Canada. During his early years of ministry in Canada, he also owned and operated a sheep farm. Pastor Carter’s shepherd’s heart is evident in the tender and compassionate way he leads the large congregation at Times Square Church. He is loved and well respected for his strong leadership and fiery passion for God. He is married to Teresa Conlon and they have three married children and eight grandchildren. 

More information regarding other speakers and workshops will be posted soon!  

Conference costs

Conferene costs include your stay at the hotel and meals from Thursday evening through Sunday afternooon. If you are coming earlier and/or staying later, please let us know in the "additional information" part of the registration form. 

Accomidation Registration Fee Discount Country *
Single Room € 350,- per person Not available
Double Room € 220,- per person € 190,- per person
Child (0-2 years) Free Free
Child (3-6 years) € 110,- per child € 95,- per child
Child (7-12 years) € 165,- per child € 140,- per child

  • Due to economical situations the following countries are offered a discounted rate: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegroo, Russia, Serbia and Ukraine. If your country is not on the list and you cannot afford the regular conference fee, please ask your Leader to contact us at conference@teenchallenge.eu 
    If you would like to make a donation to help those who cannot afford the conference fee there is a place for you to let us know on the registration form, or you can contact us by email at conference@teenchallenge.eu We really appreaciate your donation!  
  • There are only 20 single rooms available. When all single rooms have been booked, we will remove this option from the website, so register early! 
  • Beds for babies are available please let us know in the registration form if you need one.  

Payment Methods 

This year we have two payment options available.  

  • You may pay in cash (in euros) at the conference itself
  • Bank transfer – You may transfer the entire conference fee to the ETC bank account. This is a different account than the general ETC bank account. Your payment must be made no later than two weeks before the conference. 

    Bank Account information 
    Payable to: Stichting Europe Teen Challenge
    Description: 2020 Conference + (name(s) of registered person(s)) 
    IBAN: NL22 INGB 0006 1479 69 
    Address: Antwoordnummer 6135, 8900 VC Leeuwarden

Cancelation fee 
This year there is no deposit fee needed. However, if you cancel your registration after 15 April, you will be charged a € 50 cancellation fee. This is because we will still have to pay for your costs even if you cancel.  

More Questions? 

Keep checking the website for information updates. If you have any further questions, contact us at conference@teenchallenge.eu