What's the difference between the International Pastors & Leadership Conference and the International Leadership Summit?

In April 2019, the International Pastors & Leadership Conference (IP&L) was rebranded as the International Leadership Summit, to provide a more inclusive conference experience for all leaders.

What constitutes a leader?

A leader is anyone who effectively motivates, coaches, trains, and empowers others to work toward a common goal for the greatest positive outcomes.

Is this conference open to pastors?

Yes. The International Leadership Summit is open to all leaders, from pastors to CEOs.

What is the address of the summit?

The International Leadership Summit will be held at the Charlotte Convention Center located at 501 S. College St., Charlotte, NC 28202.

I can no longer attend the conference. Can I receive a refund?

No refunds will be issued. If you would like to donate your registration, please contact customer service at 1.800.BISHOP.2.

Will childcare be provided during the conference?

There will be no on-site childcare available during the International Leadership Summit. All attendees, including children, must be registered.

Will there be an expo?

There will not be an expo this year. However, feel free to contact us at for future consideration at other events.

Is there a luggage room available?

At this time we are unable to provide an on-site luggage room for attendees.

What is the dress code?

Business casual.

Will translation be provided at the conference?

Yes. We are offering translation for Spanish, French, and Portuguese speakers.

Do you have any scholarships for this event?

At this time, we do not have any available scholarships. However, you can send a request outlining your need for assistance to Your request will be reviewed and placed on the scholarship list for further consideration. A representative from the conference team will contact you if a scholarship becomes available.

Will this event be live streamed?

As of now, there are no plans to offer any live streaming of the International Leadership Summit. However, certain sessions will be available for purchase.


Is ground transportation provided at any time during the International Leadership Summit?

No. You are responsible for your own transportation during your time at this event as well as to and from the airport.

I am bringing a group by bus. Where do I park?

Please utilize the 1301 N. Morgan Street parking lot. All buses will have to pay to park at the parking station. Pricing is dependent upon the size of the bus and time parked.


Do I need to register to attend ILS?

Yes. Everyone must register to attend any sessions of the International Leadership Summit.

Will our ID be sent in advance?

Badges for the International Leadership Summit will not be mailed to attendees’ homes. All attendees will pick up their credentials during the registration hours of the conference.

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Please contact us at 1.800.Bishop.2 (1.800.247.4672) Sunday 6-2 pm, and Monday-Friday 6-6 pm.

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