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Proposal To Host:

LifeWay Christian Resources 2014 YOU Lead Training

Presented By:

Visit Fort Wayne


Bid Synopsis

Welcome LifeWay YOU Lead Conference! Fort Wayne, Indiana has so much to offer to your group and we are excited to customize our amenities to perfectly suit the needs of your 2014 event. From our great central location to our affordable prices, Fort Wayne is a great fit for your Training. This presentation includes all the information you will need to help you find the right location for your Training. Learn more about our welcoming community inside!

Bid Specs

Fort Wayne Offers

Indiana, Midwest Location

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Central location to Michigan, Illinois, Ohio and Kentucky

Affordability

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Convention costs are 15% lower in Fort Wayne than other major cities

Clean and Safe City

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Ranked 5th safest city in the U.S. by InsuranceProviders.com


Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana’s second-largest city, is home to over 250,000 residents. Fort Wayne’s facilities are firstrate, technology-advanced and fully adaptable to your unique needs. Past meeting planners have been impressed by Fort Wayne’s ability to put on effective events. We offer a big city feel, with a small community atmosphere. Not to mention, Fort Wayne’s high quality and lower cost amenities, and cleanliness and friendliness of community, sets our city apart from our counterparts.

Fort Wayne’s convenient location makes us an ideal convention location.

“In preparation for our conference, the attention to detail was perfect, and during the meeting there was nothing for me to be concerned about. My group was delighted, and we look forward to the next time we can meet in Fort Wayne.” — Bill Borne, Indiana Auditors’ Association


Downtown Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne’s growing and energized downtown is the largest economic and business development sector in Northern Indiana. Several exciting new commercial developments and local improvements have created new opportunities for event attendees and visitors to enjoy.

Downtown Fort Wayne offers exceptional connectivity. Our Grand Wayne Convention Center is attached to two hotels, extensive parking, our Historic Embassy Theatre, Botanical Gardens and several other attractions via our convenient skybridges.

Downtown Fort Wayne is the area’s most popular dining and entertainment destinations. With dozens of restaurants and bars located just steps from the Grand Wayne Convention Center, Fort Wayne’s downtown offers a wide variety of dining and bar options for different tastes. Downtown’s new crown jewel, Parkview Field, offers great baseball (and unique off-site activities) in a lovely park setting. This stadium, named the #1 in Minor League baseball, is located across the street from the Convention Center and offers meeting planners an easy (and fun!) evening activity solution. In addition, Downtown Fort Wayne is the home to our arts and cultural attractions, including dozens of museums, and a vibrant arts campus. Your attendees can enjoy live performances at the historic Embassy Theatre or Arts United Center and take in the culture of our city while in town.


Activities

Visit Fort Wayne strongly believes the convention or meeting experience doesn’t have to end following the business day. Fort Wayne offers many activities for groups of all sizes to enjoy either during the day or evening hours. Take in a ballgame at the award-winning Parkview Field, home of the Fort Wayne Tincaps, or get your taste buds ready for delicious tours at the DeBrands Fine Chocolates or Olive Twist. The Embassy Theatre and Fort Wayne Civic Theater offer fanfavorite shows throughout the year, while Glenbrook Mall and Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center feature a large display of popular store choices. Want to visit one the country’s top 10 best zoos? The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo was ranked as the number-one must-see summer attraction in the state of Indiana. With countless museums and other historic attractions waiting your group, we can easily offer suggestions to create an outstanding off-site itinerary.

Our recent national Operations Conference held in Fort Wayne was a resounding success! The meeting package offered in the city was an excellent complement to our meeting needs and everything went very smoothly. We plan to return in the near future.” — Brian Risley, SIRVA


Dining & Nightlife

Known as the “City of Restaurants,� Fort Wayne offers countless dinner and nightlife options, including several locally owned hotspots and franchised favorites. Downtown Fort Wayne offers dozens of restaurants within blocks of the Grand Wayne Center, while the Memorial Coliseum is located near over 50 dining options just down the road on Coliseum Boulevard.

Coliseum Area

And after dinner, you can sit back and relax over a cocktail after a successful business day! You and your event attendees will have plenty of late-night options, whether the evening calls for live music, dancing, or just unwinding. Downtown Dining District

Our convention facilities are conveniently located near our outstanding restaurants! The Memorial Coliseum is within a mile to over 50 restaurants and a dozen hotels.

The Grand Wayne Convention Center is located downtown, just mere blocks from another 20 great eateries!


Transportation

Visit Fort Wayne understands that meeting planners and event attendees travel far and wide to our city, and we want to make it as hassle-free for you and your group to get into and around town. Located in northeast Indiana, Fort Wayne is positioned near several Midwest cities, making it an attractive regional convention destination. Accessible by major interstate highways and an international airport, it’s easy to see why Fort Wayne is one of the Midwest’s most central and convenient locations. The Fort Wayne International Airport has been recognized nationally for its quick and helpful service, while offering numerous daily direct flights into and out of our city. Upon your arrival, take advantage of the many car-rental options located outside the terminal. While in Fort Wayne, choose from dozens of on-call taxi services, limo and hotel shuttles waiting to serve you and your group all at an affordable cost!

“Fort Wayne’s facilities are first rate - and large enough to support tens of thousands of delegates.” — Mike Wright, Gold Wing Riders Association


Hoosier Hospitality

We know Fort Wayne. From restaurants, theaters and museums, to transportation, unique off-site venues and VIP treatment, we want to help make your event the best it’s ever been. CONVENTION ASSISTANCE

Enjoy these FREE services from our professional staff: Planning Assistance – let us be your eyes and ears when you are planning from out of town. We can provide access to community resources, arrange off-site amenities and make your job easier both before and during your event. Pre-Convention Materials – Dramatically enhance your print convention materials. A digital version of our maps – Available for your printed programs or “save the date” cards. VIP letters of welcome – Including mayoral and city-wide welcomes for your program, customized so your group feels recognized and acknowledged. On-Site Assistance – We offer personnel to assist with your on-site convention needs. City Information Materials – Providing city information to your convention delegates such as maps; brochures and information on restaurants, attractions and activities.

MEDIA/MARKETING SERVICES -Sharing your event with our local media. -Develop event Social Media campaign using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. -Create photo galleries and videos from event.

“Working with Visit Fort Wayne made our ballroom dance competition much easier to put together! See you again next year.”

— Vivian Hans, USA Dance Fort Wayne Danceport Champions


We’d love to host you in Fort Wayne!

We are eager to host the LifeWay Christian Resources 2014 YOU Lead Training Conference in our community and look forward to making it the best event possible! Feel free to contact any one of our sales or service staff members with any additional questions. We look forward to working with you and your group!

Please contact: Josie O’Donnell Group Sales Manager josie@visitfortwayne.com

Visit Fort Wayne 927 S. Harrison Street Fort Wayne, IN 46802 www.VisitFortWayne.com 1-800-767-7752


January 2, 2013 Tommy Kenown LifeWay Christian Resources 615.251.2290 Email: tommy.kenown@lifeway.com Dear Mr. Kenown, We are excited to learn of the opportunity to bring the 2014 LifeWay Christian Resources to Fort Wayne! It would be a pleasure to have the 2014 YOU Lead Training Group at Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center. In conjunction with Visit Fort Wayne and the Grand Wayne Convention Center we would like to submit the following proposal for your review. Facilities The newly renovated Hilton at the Grand Wayne Center is the premiere hotel in Northern Indiana. We are located downtown and about 3 miles from the Memorial Coliseum. Some of our amenities include: • Two full service restaurants and lounge • Room service • Complimentary airport shuttle • Complimentary wireless internet access • Fitness room • Indoor swimming pool • Business Center Availability I am pleased to report that I have your preferred dates available. I am able to commit the following room block for your attendees.

Day Block

September 10-13, 2014 Wednesday Thursday 17 30

Friday 40

Rate We are pleased to extend a sleeping room rate of $109.00, plus tax. Our current rack rate is $119 - $139, so this is a significant savings for your group. It will represent an even bigger savings in 2014!


Meeting Space The majority of your meeting space will be held at the beautiful Grand Wayne Convention Center. Please see the proposal from LeeAnn Pollock for detailed information on meeting space. The Hilton Fort Wayne is directly connected to the Grand Wayne Convention Center on two levels, providing a seamless flow for attendees. Meeting Space at the Hilton Function 9/11 – Lunch 9/12 – Lunch

Meeting Room Farnsworth Farnsworth

Setup Rounds – 25pp Rounds – 25pp

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Food & Beverage Our current banquet menus can be found on our website: www.ftwayne.hilton.com. If you don’t see something you’d like, just ask. Our culinary team would be happy to work with you to create a custom menu. I am also attaching special menus and pricing that is available for your group. Parking Covered parking is available in the city-owned garage located directly across the street and connected to the hotel via the 3rd floor skywalk. Location As you know, we are located in the heart of downtown, just steps away from many great attractions including: • Botanical Conservatory • Embassy Theater • Fort Wayne Museum of Art • Performing Arts Center • Allen County Public Library Please keep in mind that this is a proposal. We would love the opportunity to give you a tour of the facilities and to discuss your meeting needs in more detail. The most important thing to us to that we all work together to provide attendees with a great experience! We look forward to working with you to bring the 2014 YOU Lead Training Group to the Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center. Warm regards,

Kathy M. Horton Sales Manager Hilton Fort Wayne


Lifeway Christian Resources - 2014 YOU Lead Training Grand Wayne Convention Center Proposal Thursday, September 25th through Friday, September 26th, 2014 Description

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Thursday, September 11 Staff Luncheon General Session/Break-out #7 Break-out Session #1 Break-out Session #2 Break-out Session #3 Break-out Session #4 Break-out Session #5 Break-out Session #6 Registration Area Merchandise Area

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25 ppl / Banquet Seating 220 - 250 ppl / Banquet Seating 50-75 ppl / Theater Seating 50-75 ppl / Theater Seating 50 -75 ppl / Theater Seating 50 -75 ppl / Theater Seating 50 -75 ppl / Theater Seating 50 -75 ppl / Theater Seating 2 - 8' Tables and 4 Chairs 15 - 8' Tables/High Traffic Area Electrical Service

see Hilton Proposal Convention Hall A Harrison A Harrison B Harrison C Harrison D Harrison E Jefferson A C.H. A Prefunction Area Convention Hall A

Friday, September 12 Staff Luncheon General Session/Break-out #7 Break-out Session #1 Break-out Session #2 Break-out Session #3 Break-out Session #4 Break-out Session #5 Break-out Session #6 Registration Area Merchandise Area

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

25 ppl / Banquet Seating 220 - 250 ppl / Banquet Seating 50-75 ppl / Theater Seating 50-75 ppl / Theater Seating 50 -75 ppl / Theater Seating 50 -75 ppl / Theater Seating 50 -75 ppl / Theater Seating 50 -75 ppl / Theater Seating 2 - 8' Tables and 4 Chairs 15 - 8' Tables/High Traffic Area Electrical Service

see Hilton Proposal

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Rental

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Hilton Hilton $1,500.00 $750.00 $250.00 $0.00 $250.00 $0.00 $250.00 $0.00 $250.00 $0.00 $250.00 $0.00 $250.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Hilton $750.00 $250.00 $250.00 $250.00 $250.00 $250.00 $250.00 $0.00 $0.00

Hilton $1,500.00 $250.00 $250.00 $250.00 $250.00 $250.00 $250.00 $0.00 $0.00

Hilton $750.00 $125.00 $125.00 $125.00 $125.00 $125.00 $125.00 $0.00 $0.00

Hilton $750.00 $125.00 $125.00 $125.00 $125.00 $125.00 $125.00 $0.00 $0.00

$6,000.00 $2,250.00 $3,750.00


The Grand Wayne Convention Center services are listed on the GWCC Technology Services & Trade Show Rate Sheets. GENERAL SERVICES: Staging: Available GWCC staging at no additional fee. Electricity: At prevailing rate. The amount of service must be known before we can submit a proposal rate. Gas: At prevailing rate. The amount of service must be known before we can submit a poposal rate. Heating/Cooling/Ventilating: Room temperatures are set at a comfortable temperature for our guests. hoVcold water: GWCC must know requirements first before submitting a proposal. House lighting: At no additional fee. Telephone Services: Refer to GWCC Technology Services & Trade show Rate Sheets. Wireless Internet: Free Wireless Internet service is available through out the GWCC. Audio and Sound Equipment: Refer to GWCC Technology Services & Trade Show Rate Sheets for pricing. Waste Removal: Depending upon the type of waste, normal paper waste is removed from the GWCC at no additional fee. Custodial Services: Custodial Services for GWCC property is at no additional charge. Available GWCC tables, chairs, dollies, carts and staging at no additional fee. Table with GWCC skirting: $18.00 per table. GWCC Furniture: Not available for client's own personal reasons. GWCC furniture is used for GWCC public places only. Pipe and Drape: 3' tall booth drape is $1.50 per foot; 8' tall booth drape is $2.00 per foot; 10' x 10' space is $16.00 per space. GWCC Meeting Rooms are set based upon a clients approved GWCC CAD drawing provided by the GWCC. Any Changes made to room changes after the room has been set; the client will be charged for a room change. There is a 7% state room tax. All other fees/taxes or permit fees that are required by the city or state are applicable. PRODUCTION: Production Company: You may use your own production company's equipment and services. Staging: Available GWCC Staging at no charge. Lecterns: Available GWCC lecterns at no additional charge. Freight: GWCC will accept shipments of materials/freight on Wednesday prior to the event at no additional fee. * *Depends upon exactly how much freight. PERSONNEL: "Reasonable" use of house set up crew, custodians and receptionist at no additional charge. Management, supervisory staff, change-over crew, electricians, plumbers, mechanical staff, in-houaes audio technician, and loaders, and other ancillary support at prevailing rate.

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MERCHANDISE/EXHIBITS: LifeWay has the right to sell books, Bible study materials and other non-food items. Merchandising space is best available space at the GWCC for the group. FOOD AND BEVERAGE REQUESTS: Hilton Fort Wayne at the GWCC is our exclusive caterer for the Grand Wayne Convention Center. See Hilton Proposal.

Grand Wayne Convention Center Contact: LeeAnn Pollok, GWCC Sales Manager Grand Wayne Convention Center Contact: 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46802 Phone: 260.426.4100 Fax: 260.420.9080 lpollock@grandwayne.com www.grandwayne.com

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GROUP SALES CONTRACT Courtyard by Marriott – Fort Wayne Downtown 1150 South Harrison Street Fort Wayne, IN 46802 DESCRIPTION OF GROUP AND EVENT The following represents an agreement between: Courtyard by Marriott, Fort Wayne Downtown and LifeWay Christian Resources and outlines specific conditions and services to be provided. DATE:

January 3, 2013

ORGANIZATION:

LifeWay Christian Resources

CONTACT: ADDRESS:

Mr. Tommy Keown One LifeWay Plaza Nashville, TN 37234-0181 (615) 251-2290 tommy.keown@lifeway.com

PHONE: EMAIL: HOTEL CONTACT: PHONE: E-MAIL:

Aimee Scott Senior Sales Manager 260-490-3629 aimee.scott@whitelodging.com

NAME OF EVENT:

2014 YOU Training

OFFICIAL PROGRAM DATES:

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - Saturday, September 13, 2014

GUEST ROOM COMMITMENT The Hotel agrees that it will provide, and LifeWay Christian Resources agrees that it will be responsible for utilizing 87 total room nights as follows:

Run of House

Wed09/10 17

Thu09/11 30

Fri09/12 40

GROUP ROOM RATES Based upon LifeWay Christian Resources's total program requirements as outlined in this agreement, Hotel confirms the following group rates: Single: Double:

$ 99.00 $ 99.00

Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes currently in effect at the time of check in. COMPLIMENTARY ROOMS LifeWay Christian Resources will be entitled to one (1) complimentary room night for every forty (40) paid room nights utilized on a cumulative basis.


REWARDING EVENT PLANNER POINTS Trip planner will be entitled to Marriott Rewards points equal to 3 points per dollar revenue actualized from the entire group block revenue, up to a maximum amount of 50,000 points. Planner points will be posted to the account of the Marriott Rewards member within 7 business days of the event. Points may be divided between two planners, and may be redeemed for airline or sleeping room points. METHOD OF RESERVATIONS Reservations for the Event will be made by a rooming list or individual call in. LifeWay Christian Resources will forward its rooming list by Monday, August 11, 2014 to Hotel. All individual reservations should be made via telephone by calling 866-704-6163. CUSTOMIZED WEBLINK Hotel will create a free customized website for Group’s event. This customized website will allow attendees to book their hotel reservations online, and may also include personalized information about the event or meeting, including content, links to Group’s website, and dining, entertainment, and city information GUARANTEED RESERVATIONS All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit, or guaranteed with a major credit card or by LifeWay Christian Resources. Reservations not cancelled by 6:00PM the night of arrival, will be charged for one (1) night’s room and tax. BILLING ARRANGEMENTS The following billing arrangements apply: Individual to pay all charges, OR Room and tax charges to Master Account, OR All charges to Master Account CUT-OFF DATE Reservations by attendees must be received on or before Monday, August 11, 2014, (the "Cut-Off Date"). At the Cut-Off Date, Hotel will review the reservation pick up for the Event, release the unreserved rooms for general sale, and determine whether or not it can accept additional reservations based upon availability of space and rate. Release of rooms for general sale following the Cut-Off Date does not affect LifeWay Christian Resources obligation, as discussed elsewhere in this Agreement, to utilize guest rooms. MASTER ACCOUNT Hotel must be notified in writing at least 30 days prior to arrival of the authorized signatories and the charges that are to be posted to the Master Account. Any cancellation or attrition fees will be billed to the Master Account. PAYMENT The method of payment of the Master Account will be established upon approval of LifeWay Christian Resources credit. In the event that credit is not approved, LifeWay Christian Resources agrees to pay an advance deposit in an amount to be determined by the Hotel in its reasonable discretion. The outstanding balance of the LifeWay Christian Resources Master Account (exclusive of disputed charges) will be due and payable upon receipt of invoice. LifeWay Christian Resources will raise any disputed charge(s) within (10) days after receipt of the invoice. The Hotel will work with LifeWay Christian Resources in resolving any such disputed charges, the payment of which will be due upon receipt of invoice after resolution of the dispute. If payment of any invoice is not received within 30 days of the date on which it was due, Hotel will impose a finance charge at the rate of the lesser of 1-1/2% per month (18% annual rate) or the maximum allowed by law on the unpaid balance commencing on the invoice date.


FUNCTION INFORMATION AGENDA Based on the requirements outlined by LifeWay Christian Resources, the Hotel has reserved the function space set forth on the below Function Information Agenda. Date Thu, 9/11/14 Thu, 9/11/14 Thu, 9/11/14 Thu, 9/11/14 Fri, 9/12/14 Fri, 9/12/14 Fri, 9/12/14 Fri, 9/12/14

Start Time 8:00 AM 2:00 PM 2:00 PM 2:00 PM 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM

End Time 6:00 PM 6:00 PM 6:00 PM 6:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM

Room Legacy Ballroom Foster A Foster B Lawton Legacy Ballroom Foster A Foster B Lawton

Function Meeting Meeting Meeting Meeting Meeting Meeting Meeting Meeting

Setup Rounds Theatre Theater Theater Rounds Theater Theatre Theater

Agr 250

250

Room Rental 800.00 200.00 200.00 200.00 800.00 200.00 200.00 200.00

FUNCTION SPACE FEES Based upon the functions identified on the Function Information Agenda/Event Agenda outlined in this Agreement, and providing that the Food and Beverage minimums listed below are met, the Hotel will reduce function space fees to $ 00.00. Meeting rooms are also subject to change. *See Food and Beverage and Final Guarantees below. All food, beverage, meeting room rental and AV are subject to 22% service charge and applicable taxes. *FOOD AND BEVERAGE AND FINAL GUARANTEES LifeWay Christian Resources agrees that it will provide, and Hotel is relying upon total event food and beverage revenue of $ 4500.00. This food and beverage minimum does not include Service Charge and applicable Sales Tax. Although they are both subject to change, the current Service Charge is 22% and the current Sales Tax is 8.0%. Should this minimum not be met, the difference will be charged to the group as function space fees. In arranging for food and beverage events, a final guarantee must be given by 12:00 PM, 96 hours in advance. This number will be considered a guarantee not subject to reduction. All charges incurred will be based on this number. If your Catering Representative is not advised by this time, the estimated attendance will become your final guarantee. On the final bill, you will be charged the guarantee or the final number, whichever is greater. All food and beverage, audio-visual and miscellaneous charges are subject to the current service charge and sales tax. OUTSIDE FOOD AND BEVERAGE All food and beverages served at functions associated with the Event must be provided, prepared, and served by Hotel, and must be consumed on Hotel premises. No Food and Beverage will be allowed to leave Hotel Premises DEPOSIT SCHEDULE Non-refundable deposit schedule as follows: Deposit Type Check or Credit Card

Due Date Upon Contract Signing

Amount Due $1000.00

If Hotel does not receive deposits according to the above schedule, rooms will be released and all deposits will be forfeited and contract will be considered canceled.


ROOMS ATTRITION Hotel is relying upon LifeWay Christian Resources use of total room nights. LifeWay Christian Resources agrees that a loss will be incurred by Hotel should there be a reduction greater than 20% in total room nights actually used. Should the room nights actually used by LifeWay Christian Resources be less than 80% of the total room nights, LifeWay Christian Resources agrees to pay, as liquidated damages and not as a penalty, the difference between 80% of the total room nights and LifeWay Christian Resources actual usage of rooms, multiplied by the average group room rate. CANCELLATION LifeWay Christian Resources agrees to provide Hotel with written notice of any decision to cancel or to otherwise essentially abandon its use of the total room nights (a “Cancellation”) within five (5) business days of such decision. LifeWay Christian Resources acknowledges that a Cancellation would constitute a breach LifeWay Christian Resources obligation to Hotel and Hotel would be harmed. LifeWay Christian Resources therefore agrees to pay Hotel, within thirty (30) days after any Cancellation, as liquidated damages and not as a penalty, the amount listed in the Chart below. Date of Decision to Cancel Date of Agreement to 365 days From 364 to 180 days Less than 179 days

Amount of Liquidated Damages Due 60% of estimated room revenue 80% of estimated room revenue 100% of estimated room revenue

Provided that LifeWay Christian Resources timely notifies Hotel of the Cancellation and timely pays the above liquidated damages, Hotel agrees not to seek additional damages from LifeWay Christian Resources relating to the Cancellation. IMPOSSIBILITY The performance of this Agreement is subject to any circumstance making it illegal or impossible to provide or use the Hotel facilities, including acts of God, war, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disaster, or curtailment of transportation facilities. The Agreement may be terminated only for any one of the above reasons by written notice from either Hotel or LifeWay Christian Resources to the other within ten (10) days of learning the basis for termination. COMPLIANCE WITH LAW This Agreement is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including health and safety codes, alcoholic beverage control laws, disability laws, federal anti-terrorism laws and regulations, and the like. Hotel and LifeWay Christian Resources agree to cooperate with each other to ensure compliance with such laws. CHANGES, ADDITIONS, STIPULATIONS, OR LINING OUT Any changes, additions, stipulations or deletions including corrective lining out by either Hotel or LifeWay Christian Resources will not be considered agreed to or binding on the other unless such modifications have been initialed or otherwise approved in writing by the other. LITIGATION EXPENSES The parties agree that, in the event litigation relating to this Agreement is filed by either party, the non-prevailing party in such litigation will pay the prevailing party's costs resulting from the litigation, including reasonable attorneys’ fees. LIQUOR LICENSE LifeWay Christian Resources understands that Hotel’s liquor license requires that beverages only be dispensed by Hotel employees or bartenders. Alcoholic beverage service may be denied to those guests who appear to be intoxicated or are under age.


PERFORMANCE LICENSES LifeWay Christian Resourceswill be solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permission to perform, broadcast, transmit, or display any copyrighted works (including without limitation, music, audio, or video recordings, art, etc.) that LifeWay Christian Resources may use or request to be used at the Hotel. ACCEPTANCE Prior to execution by both parties, this document represents an offer by the Hotel. Unless the Hotel otherwise notifies LifeWay Christian Resources at any time prior to LifeWay Christian Resources execution of this document, the outlined format and dates will be held by the Hotel for LifeWay Christian Resources on a first-option basis until March 31, 2013. If LifeWay Christian Resources cannot make a commitment prior to that date, the offer will revert to a second option basis or, at the Hotel’s option, the arrangements will be released, in which case neither party will have any further obligations. Upon receipt by Hotel of a fully executed version of this Agreement prior to March 31, 2013, or upon Hotel’s acceptance of a fully executed version of this Agreement after such date, it will be placed on a definite basis and will be binding upon Hotel and LifeWay Christian Resources. Hotel and LifeWay Christian Resources have agreed to and have executed this Agreement by their authorized representatives as of the dates indicated below. Signatures Approved and authorized by LifeWay Christian Resources:

Approved and authorized by Hotel:

Name: (Print)

Name: _____________________________

__________________________

Title: (Print)

__________________________

Title: ______________________________

Signature:

__________________________

Signature: __________________________

Date:

__________________________

Date:

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The Fort Wayne Marriott is proud to offer our premier service for LifeWay Christian

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Our inventory of meeting space will meet your every expectation and provide

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Based on the banquet events planned [lunch (25); continental breakfast (220),

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and boxed lunch (220)] we are able to waive the fees for the meeting space with a $6,000 minimum catering order. If the breakfast is optional we can negotiate a lower food and beverage minimum.

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Parking The Fort Wayne Marriott is pleased to offer nearly 600 complimentary parking spaces. Our parking area provides ample space for bus, trailer and large vehicle parking as well. We also have 24-hour security to ensure your safety during your stay.

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Red River Steakhouse The great taste of today’s Western cooking in an elegant Western Steakhouse. Enjoy the many tasteful options we offer in our award winning Red River Steakhouse, a local favorite known for our steaks, BBQ Ribs, and our cooked to order pasta, salad and soup bar for lunch.

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Rum Runners Dueling Piano Bar Come experience a tropical paradise filled with great food, drinks, and entertainment at its best! The piano bar, also known as "dueling pianos" is the main attraction at Rum Runners. The dueling piano concept consists of two entertainers playing baby grand pianos simultaneously. They play a variety of hit songs from the 50's through today and focus heavily on audience participation.

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fitness center Our newly renovated Fitness Center has 24-hour access and is located on the second floor. For your security, a room key is needed to enter the exercise facility

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swimming pool/jacuzzi The indoor/outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi are located on the 1st floor.

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additional amenities Airport Shuttle, Gift Shop, Room Service, On-Site ATM, Laundry Facilities

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Prices are per person. A customary 21% taxable service charge and sales tax will be added to prices


Your event, Your way December 31, 2012

Mr. Tommy Keown LifeWay Christian Resources

Dear Mr. Keown: The management of the Holiday Inn Fort Wayne is honored to have this opportunity to propose accommodations for you. We have both meeting space and sleeping accommodations available that you will love. The Holiday Inn Fort Wayne is the newest full service hotel to be built in Fort Wayne in over 25 years. Blending the old-world tradition of excellence in hospitality with a contemporary design and modern day amenities, the Holiday Inn Fort Wayne at IPFW and the Memorial Coliseum gives you the opportunity to combine business and leisure in a single location. What does that mean for you? It means you get a luxury hotel that offers the following amenities: • Extraordinary full service hotel located directly across the street from the Memorial Coliseum • 150 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites • Complimentary shuttle service to the Memorial Coliseum, Glenbrook Mall and IPFW • Complimentary Wi-Fi and parking ( bus parking available) • The Mastodon Grill and Patio – full service restaurant with room service • The Faculty Club Lounge • Exercise room on site or guests can receive a complimentary pass for IPFW’s workout facilities • One of the largest indoor pools in the area with a 8 person hot tub • Located just minutes from many of Fort Wayne’s finest attractions: Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo – Science Central – Fort Wayne Museum of Art Glenbrook Mall - Botanical Conservatory - Crazy Pinz Family Entertainment Center Fort Wayne River Greenway- Allen County Public Library: Genealogy Department At your Service,

Brett Aschliman Sales Manager

www.fortwayneholidayinn.com 4111 Paul Shaffer Drive | Fort Wayne, IN 46825 P: 260.482.3800 l 877.482.3332


4111 Paul Shaffer Drive | Fort Wayne, IN 46825

The Holiday Inn Fort Wayne Event Center Presents:

A proposal especially designed for:

We would like to take this opportunity to invite your group to experience the Holiday Inn At IPFW Event Center! We would be honored at the opportunity to serve as your host hotel.

P: 260.482.3800 l 877.482.3332


Guestrooms & Suites

•151 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites •Free High-Speed Internet •Sealy Posturepedic Mattresses •Choice of Soft and Firm Pillows •32” Flat Screen TV in every room •Family Suite that accommodates up to 6 people •Celebration Suite with separate sleeping area a 2-sided Fireplace •All rooms are Non-smoking •Complimentary parking (ample bus parking) The Holiday Inn Fort Wayne would be able to extend the following discounted rate:

$104.00 per night plus tax *Non-Commissionable *Standard Room with 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds For :

17 Rooms, Wednesday, September 10, 2014 30 Rooms, Thursday, September 11, 2014 40 Rooms, Friday, September 12, 2014 Concessions:

Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet in Hotel Complimentary Shuttle Service to the Memorial Coliseum 1 per 40 Comp Policy – Cummulative 1 Complimentary Executive King Suite for event coordinator 1 Complimentary Suite Upgrade for VIP Speaker


Amenities at the Facility

• The Only Hotel on IPFW Campus and across from the Memorial Coliseum • 151 Beautiful Guest Rooms and Suites - Chancellor’s Suite, Coliseum Suite, and 4 KidSuitesTM •The Mastodon Grill and Patio Restaurant • The Faculty Club Lounge • 6,000 square feet of flexible meeting space – including University Ballroom (accommodates up to 250 guests) • 20,000 gallon Heated Indoor Pool with Fitness Center • 100% Free Wi-Fi in Entire Hotel and Free Parking • SealyTM Posturepedic Mattresses, Walk-In Showers, and a 32” HDTV Monitor in every room


Meeting Space

Meeting space is available at the Holiday Inn. The top photo is the Holiday Inn Boardroom, available as shown with seating up to 20.

The University Ballroom is 6000 square feet that can accommodate up to 250 guests, or can be split into three smaller areas.

**************** The Holiday Inn at IPFW and the Memorial Coliseum has flexible meeting space that would work for your event. I look forward to meeting with you on Monday, January 14th to determine your needs and how we can work to accommodate them. ****************


Mastodon Grill Great food, Great service Our Mastodon Grill Restaurant is located in our Lobby

Hours of Operation: • Breakfast: Monday – Friday Check out our menus on our website! www.fortwayneholidayinn.com

6:30 – 10 am

Saturday & Sunday 7:30 – 11 am

•Dinner: Daily 5pm – 10 pm •Bar: Sunday – Friday 4 pm – 11 pm Saturday & Sunday 3pm - midnight


Fort Wayne River Greenway

Crazy Pinz

Interstate 69-Exit 312A to Coldwater Rd. South, Turn left on Coliseum Blvd. and we are a few lights down on the left on Paul Shaffer Dr.

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Location • We are located on the near north side of Fort Wayne • Located just minutes from many of Fort Wayne’s finest attractions: Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo – Science Central – Fort Wayne Museum of Art Glenbrook Mall - Botanical Conservatory - Crazy Pinz Family Entertainment Center Fort Wayne River Greenway - Allen County Public Library: Genealogy Department


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December 24, 2012

RE: 2014 YOU Lead Training Dear Mr. Keown: On behalf of the Guesthouse, I would like to submit the following in regards to the 2014 YOU Lead Training Conference. The Guesthouse would like to be considered as an overflow hotel for affiliates attending this conference. The room rate is $99.00 for a standard room (2 double beds). With this rate, 2 complimentary breakfast vouchers and 2 complimentary dinner vouchers are given with each night stay per room. Our hotel comp policy is 1:25. The hotel is located on the Northwest side of Fort Wayne off I-69 1 mile from the Memorial Coliseum.. Current hotel amenities include a restaurant and lounge, free parking, free WiFi, shuttle service to/from the airport, indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpool, and exercise room. To take a visual tour of the hotel, please visit our website at www.donhalls.com and click on our hotel at www.donhallsguesthouse.com. Don Hall’s Guesthouse is a family owned business backed by over 65 years of hospitality experience. The warmth and friendliness of our staff, our extensive experience in food service, and our emphasis on quality and value are, we believe, what sets us apart from our competition. Thank you for the opportunity of being a part of your conference in September, 2014. I look forward to a favorable reply so the necessary rooms may be reserved for you. If I may be of further assistance, or if you would like a tour of the hotel, do not hesitate to contact me at 489-2524, ext. 490 or dawn@donhalls.com. Sincerely,

Dawn Nichter Hall’s Corporate Sales Manager


2014 LifeWay Training