| FAQs |

Who is invited to The CONFERENCE?


Christian leaders across every sector and demographic of the working world are welcome and encouraged to attend. Many attendees will be alumni of our university ministries. At the inaugural CU Cities Conference in 2018, conferees represented a variety of professional fields: banking, finance, education, media, technology, engineering, real estate, medicine, consulting, NGO and arts, and we hope to see industry representation grow even wider in 2019. 


who puts on the conference?


The CU Cities Conference is run by Christian Union Cities

Where is the conference?


Friday night will be at the Union League Club, with Saturday sessions at Nyack College. Please see the venue page for more information.

What about Parking?


Parking is available near both venues for day-of, however we recommend taking advantage of public transportation. See the venue page for more information. 

Where do we stay?


Lodging is not included in conference registration. If you're looking to find a roommate to share housing with, contact matt.allen@christianunion.org. Some hotels located close to Friday's venue are listed below: 

Hilton Garden Inn New York/Midtown Park Ave: 45 E 33rd St, New York, NY 10016
The Westin New York Grand Central: 212 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017
Courtyard by Marriott Manhattan/Fifth Avenue: 3 E 40th St, New York, NY 10016

Friday Night at the Union League Club, yes. Club attire requires jackets and dress slacks and shirts for gentlemen and appropriate equivalent dress is required for women. Jeans and sneakers are not permitted. We hope this will not inhibit your attendance and enjoyment of this event. 

Is there a dress code?

Are Meals provided?


Light appetizers and beverages will be provided on Friday evening, and morning coffee and lunch on Saturday is included with registration. For other meals, there is an assortment of restaurants within walking distance of both venues.  

can I register with a check? cash?


You can register with a credit/debit card or bank account number. We are not able to accept checks or cash in the mail.


Can I register on-site on june 21?


Register in advance to guarantee your space. Space is limited and you may be turned away if the conference is full. Please email matt.allen@christianunion.org for current registration availability, or click here to register. 

If I come late or leave early, can I have a reduced rate?


No. The conference fee covers the entire weekend. We are not able to pro-rate for those who do not attend the entire conference.

What time should I arrive?


Check in and the welcome reception begins at 6pm on Friday, June 22nd. The first plenary session begins at 7pm sharp. We highly encourage you to be there for the first session! Saturday morning, doors open at 9am.

How should I check in?


On Friday, June 22nd, check in at the Union League Club front desk. The host will direct you to the Library where the conference is taking place. On Saturday, June 23rd, head to the 17th floor of Nyack College's New York City campus.

Is there WiFi?


Yes, wifi is available at both venues. 

What if I can't attend?


Please inform matt.allen@christianunion.org immediately so we can free up space for another professional. Full registrations canceled by April 15th will be refunded 100%. Cancellations by May 31st will be refunded 50%. Registrations June 1st and later will not be able to be refunded.

What if I still have questions?


Email or call Meghan Foley at: Meghan.Foley@ChristianUnion.org or 312-235-6663.