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REGIONAL BRAND GUIDELINES '23

Brand Guidelines: Indianapolis, IN

A guide to using the GrowLeader brand across all communications to deliver a consistent and clear message.

Thank you so much for opening up your church home with us! It is truly a blessing to gather together with church leaders who are hungry to grow. We do not take this time for granted. We pray the impact of this event continues to bear fruit in churches and communities throughout your region. Thank you to you and your team for hosting us. It’s an honor to serve alongside you.

 

We’ve prepared some information to help you prepare for your event.

 

Stewardship & Strategy

This resource will serve as a guide to maintaining a cohesive branding strategy across all aspects of GrowLeader’s communications. The GrowLeader team will provide strategic assistance on any branding applications that are unclear to you. We’re here to help, and we are passionate about our brand.

 

While perceptions can differ from person to person, the consistent application of a cohesive branding strategy is crucial to supporting the message we carry. Our brand is a tool and, when used correctly and consistently, it ensures that every touch point reinforces the understanding of our message.

Who We Are

GrowLeader resources high-capacity leaders to reach their full potential so their churches and businesses can reach more people.

Why We Exist

GrowLeader is devoted to sharing ideas, tools, and resources that will help grow your leadership. We believe the result is eternal as good leadership grows churches.

 

Through fresh and practical content, you can read any of our recommended best-selling books, listen to our monthly podcast, or attend a GrowLeader event that we know will be transformative in the way you lead. We’re here to help because we believe in you!

 

Our vision is to grow leaders who grow churches by helping them reach their full potential. 

How We Started

When Pastor Chris Hodges heard a commission from the Lord in 2011 to help 1,000 churches break the 1,000 attendance barrier, he founded Grow with the mission to help equip church leaders.

 

Grow quickly multiplied year over year, and it became evident that church leaders are hungry to be trained and equipped in a very practical, hands-on way.  In January 2021 we launched GrowLeader in order to better support pastors and leaders in their desire to personally grow in leadership so their churches can reach more people and make a greater impact.

 

Grow, now called Highlands Resources, continues to provide resources to over 16,500 churches globally at no cost. 

Next Steps

GrowLeader offers several other resources to equip leaders to reach their full potential.

GrowLeader Conference

At GrowLeader Conference, you will be able to learn the heart behind all GrowLeader has to offer and how to practically implement that into your church—all while experiencing an encouraging and life-giving culture with other pastors and leaders from around the world.

growleader.com/conference

Monthly Mentoring with

Pastor Chris

The Monthly Mentoring experience is designed specifically for senior and executive pastors to join a group of churches from around the world during a live, 1-hour conference call each month where they can ask Pastor Chris about pressing topics in real-time.

growleader.com/monthlycallaccess

The Experience

GrowLeader hosts an annual, intimate "Bucket List" Leadership event with Pastors Chris Hodges and Lee Domingue. Designed to give you the experience of a lifetime, these events will give you opportunities to be face-to-face with leadership experts in top industries and side-by-side with world-class thinkers. You'll go deep with your personal and professional growth through new experiences that will broaden your perspective and add value to your leadership.

growleader.com/theexperience

GrowLeader Podcast

The GrowLeader podcast brings you thought-provoking inspiration along with practical insights and tips that will help you grow as the leader you are called to be.

growleader.com/podcast

KB Virtual Intensive

The Kingdom Builders Virtual Intensive is an accessible training designed to equip pastors and leadership teams to launch a healthy Kingdom Builders or Legacy Team. You bring the commitment and passion, we bring the curriculum and resources. All at your own pace.

growleader.com/kbvirtualintensive

The Event: Crafting the Experience

Below you will find all the assets to create any design collateral you may need. We’ve personalized the design to each location and also provided sample materials. You’ll find your specific files below that includes things like social media promos, slides for screens, printed materials, shirts, and more.

The Design Elements

Downloadable Files

  • Main GrowLeader logo (Illustrator)

  • Event promotional slide (Photoshop)

  • Social media promotional (3 versions – JPGs)

  • Shirt files (EPS)

  • Parking directional sign (PDF)

  • Branded pop-up banner (PDF)

  • Directional pop-up banner (Photoshop)

  • Blank letterhead (PDF)

 

Last Updated 8/10/22 — Above files are now available to download. Event Slides and Video Elements are coming soon.

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REGIONALS '23

The Invitation

 

Helpful content you can use.

**You can find email and social media graphics in the Design Elements downloads above.

Sample Email Invitation

Dear Pastor,

 

We invite you and your team to join us at CHURCH NAME for GrowLeader Regional: CITY! Join us as we come together with pastors and leaders from across our region on EVENT DATE to receive practical, hands-on teaching for all church leaders who want to reach their full potential.

 

GrowLeader Regional is a one-day event with Pastors Chris Hodges & Lee Domingue and packed with training, resources, fellowship, and more! We invite you to bring your executive pastors, leadership team, department leaders, and anyone in between — all are welcome and encouraged to attend.

 

The heartbeat of GrowLeader is all about sharing ideas, tools, and resources that will help grow your leadership. We believe the result is eternal as good leadership grows churches.

 

This event is expected to reach capacity very quickly, so make sure to register as soon as possible!

 

We hope to see you there!

 

 

 

GrowLeader is devoted to sharing ideas, tools, and resources that will help grow your leadership. We believe the result is eternal as good leadership grows churches. Through fresh and practical content, you can read any of our recommended best-selling books, listen to our monthly podcast, or attend a GrowLeader event that we know will be transformative in the way you lead. To learn more about GrowLeader, visit growleader.com.

On Social Media

Remember to tag @growleader in all your posts or stories and include the hashtag #GrowLeaderRegional.

 

Sample Caption

Pastors and leaders, we invite you to join us on DATE, in CITY, at CHURCH NAME, for the GrowLeader Regional one-day event! We’re excited to host this event and join @pastorchrishodges and @leedomingue as they take @growleader on the road throughout the U.S. to share practical, hands-on teaching for all church leaders wanting to reach their full potential. Registration is now open but spots are filling up quickly! If you are within driving distance of CITY, grab your team, invite others, and come grow with us!

 

Register at growleader.com #GrowLeaderRegional

The Service Media

 

Details on Slides, Photography, and Video

In Service Slides

We have provided slides to use on the screen during your event. These include event partners, GrowLeader promotional items, and general service slides. You may use the design elements to create any additional slides needed for your location.

 


 

Video Files

Below you can download the files needed for any video elements that will be played during the event including partner videos and news.

 

Files:

  • Service elements (5min countdown, 1min countdown, and a transitional bumper to use as needed)

  • News and announcements

  • Event partner video files

 

 

 

Video Recordings

We would love for you to record all the sessions of the GrowLeader Regional event in your location. We will be shipping hard drives to the contact person provided, and once you can transfer all the files to it, please send them back to us to:

 

GrowLeader

c/o Doug Fowler

3660 Grandview Parkway

Birmingham, AL 35243


 

Photography

Please secure a photographer to capture your event. Here are the shots we’re looking for:

 

  • Candid photos of guests talking, visiting, and smiling in the lobby or gathering spaces

  • Photos of any branded signage or GrowLeader details

  • Photo of the on-site partner booth and people (if applicable)

  • Volunteers in action

  • Each on-stage speaker or communicator

 

Within 24 hours following the event, please upload your original, high res photos using the button below. You can upload multiple files or compress your photos into a single .zip file if that is easier for you.

 

DOWNLOAD EVENT SLIDES
DOWNLOAD VIDEO FILES
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