Encounter
2021

March 14-16, 2021

@ SURE FOUNDATION 

More than a Conference,
it's an Encounter.

This year Encounter and Hawaii Youth Ministries (HYM) are teaming up for an epic 3 day conference! Like every year our conference focuses on four main points. Encountering the love of God, Empowerment of the Holy Spirit, Equipping for the work of the Ministry and Engaging with others. It is our belief that the more you seek him the more you will find him. Seeking who he is unlocks your potential and your destiny.It is our belief through this conference that you will deepen your relationship with God and create meaningful connections with others.
- PRE REGISTRATION TICKETS COME WITH A FREE SWAG BOX
- ONLINE TICKET SALES ARE AVAILABLE. LINKS AND ACCESS TO EVENTS WILL BE EMAILED CLOSER TO EVENT DAYS.

ONLINE PLATFORM

Due to COVID-19 and social distancing requirements, we will be offering a completely online alternative experience for Encounter as well as the in-person experience.

More information will be provided as we get closer to conference dates.

Please feel free to email us below for any questions/concerns regarding our Online Experience!

NEW! PRE-ENCOUNTER WORSHIP NIGHT: MARCH  14, 2021: 6-7PM

MARCH 15 & 16, 2021: 1PM-9:30PM
@Sure Foundation - 16-1592 Pohaku Cir, Keaau, HI 96749

HEAVEN NEVER LEFT

POP-UP EVENT!

This year we have teamed up with a local apparel company called "Heaven Never Left". On all days of our conference they will be having a pop-up with in the main lobby of the Encounter conference. They will be featuring their new March line as well as exclusive access to sales on past drops!

"OUR JOB ISN'T TO BRING HEAVEN DOWN, IT'S TO REMIND EVERYONE THAT HEAVEN NEVER LEFT."

- arrival info -

Everything you need to know before Encounter 2021

Tickets/
Registration

When you registered for Encounter 2021, you received your ticket(s) via email from us. If you do not have a e-ticket or have any other ticket issues, please contact info@encountercon.com before you arrive.
Please have your tickets visible prior to  admission to Encounter 2021 at Sure Foundation. Tickets will be scanned upon arrival, and each individual entering will need to present a unique ticket to enter the venue.
Encounter 2021 Door Holders will be in the main lobby of venue to go over any ticketing issues.
**AT DOOR REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE**
**ONLINE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE**

Arrival

Main gate to Sure Foundation will open at 1 HOURS prior to start of events on all days/nights. Parking lots A, B and C will be available at a first come, first serve basis.  The ticket authentication process will happen at 5:00pm on March 14th and 11:00am on March 15th and 16th, This is when you will receive your Encounter 2021 credentials and for those of you who pre registered you will receive your FREE Encounter 2021  swag bag.

Seating

All seating with in the main auditorium is at a first come, first serve basis. There will be no reserved seats for general admission.
**Some seats will be reserved for speakers and worship team personnel. 

Bag Policy

To ensure the safety of our attendees, speakers, and worship leaders, ALL persons, bags, parcels, clothing and other items may be subject to screening/security checks. We reserve the right not to allow any bag, parcel or other item and to deal with any unattended object, bag or luggage in such a way we consider appropriate.
A no bag check in line will be available. We suggest leaving all bags and personal belongings in your vehicle. 
Firearms, ammunition, knives and weapons of any kind or prohibited. 

Credentials

You will receive  your Encounter 2021 credential (lanyard/name tag)  once your ticket is scanned. You must wear your credential to ALL of the Sessions, and it must be visible at all times. Your credential will be scanned and is required for access to Encounter 2021 on March 14, 15 and 16. If you are not able to present your credential upon arrival, you will not be allowed to enter and will be directed to the Encounter 2021 help desk for assistance.

Exit and Reentry

Exit and Reentry is limited during the sessions and is at the discretion of the venue staff. Attendees can also leave the venue if they choose, but seating locations cannot be saved should they leave. All attendees will be subject to security check and credential scan to reenter.

Food and Drinks

Due to venue policy, no food or drinks will be allowed in any of the sessions. Dinners will be provided during the evening sessions as well as light snacks through the day sessions on the 15th and 16th. A  food truck option will be available as well.

PM Breaks

During the PM  breaks on March 16 and 17, attendees will not be required to leave the venue, as we have arranged for food trucks and other options to available.  
Attendees can also leave the venue if they choose, but seating and parking locations cannot be saved should they leave. All attendees will be subject to security check and credential scan to reenter.

Camera Policy

Professional cameras (DSLR or with a detachable lens), flash photography, and video or audio recordings during Main Sessions are not allowed at Encounter 2021. Per venue policy, no selfie sticks or GoPro cameras are allowed in the main auditorium. Photos, audio and video captured by our team during Encounter 2021 are the exclusive property of Encounter Conferences and its designees and may be used in future resources, recordings, DVD, print and web media. Conference attendance is an expression of the individual release of rights for such use.

Help Desk

Attendees with ticket or credential issues will be directed to the  Encounter 2021  Help Desk for assistance. Main Help Desk is located in the main lobby of the auditorium.

Lost and Found

Lost and found will be collected and handled by our Encounter 2021 staff. Please visit the Encounter 2021  help desk to connect with our staff about lost and found items.

Parking

Parking is FREE and is at a first come, first serve basis. There will be no reserved parking. Parking lot A, B and C will open ONE hour prior to start times o n the 14th, 15th and 16th.

O U R   G O A L S

ENCOUNTER

EMPOWER

EQUIP

ENGAGE

Encounter with the Revelation of Jesus Christ
Imbued with the Empowerment of the Holy Spirit Through Christ Jesus
Equipping the Saints for the great commission
Taking what you learn and Engaging with the world around you

Encounter 2021 Schedule

March 14th:

5pm: Registration/Check In
6pm: Pre Encounter Worship Night

MARCH 15

MARCH 16

11:00am - Registration/Check In
1:00pm - Main Service 1
2:15pm - Breakout Session 1
3:00pm - PM Break 1
4:00pm - Main Service 2
5:00pm - Breakout Session 2
5:45pm - PM Break 2
7:00pm - Main Service 3
End of Day 1
11:00am - Registration/Check In
1:00pm - Main Service 1
2:15pm - Breakout Session 1
3:00pm - PM Break 1
4:00pm - Main Service 2
5:00pm - Breakout Session 2
5:45pm - PM Break 2
7:00pm - Main Service 3
End of Day 2
* schedule subject to change at any time