General Information


The Cafe at the Convention Center is located on the Upper Level of the Waco Convention Center. Menu selection is limited (ex. salads, cold sandwiches, cookies, coffee, sodas).

Cafe hours - Monday, November 18th

8:00 am - 2:00 pm - Upper Lobby.

Seating is available in the Upper Lobby.

Vending machines are available in the Cafe and in the lower level by the Washington Street entry doors for snacks, water and soda options.

Local restaurant guides are available at the Texas Baptists Information Desk.


Todas las sesiones generales y reuniones de negocios de la Reunión Anual de la BGCT del 2019 serán interpretadas al español. Habrá radios de interpretación disponibles para usarse en la mesa de información localizada en el nivel superior del Centro de Convenciones en Waco.

All General Sessions and Business Meeting Sessions of the 2019 Annual Meeting will be translated in Spanish. Headsets will be available for checkout at the Information Booth located in the upper level of the Waco Convention Center.


In cooperation with the Waco Convention Center and event security, please wear your Texas Baptists Annual Meeting name badge at all times. Texas Baptists has taken every precaution to ensure the safety and security of all messengers and visitors.


First Aid room is in Room 213, next to the Information Desk in the Upper Lobby of the Waco Convention Center. First Aid will be available Sunday, November 17 from 3:00 pm -7:00 pm and Monday, November 18 from 7:00 am – 10:00 pm and Tuesday, November 19 from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

A special thank you and note of appreciation to the volunteer Staff of Baylor, Scott & White – Waco,coordinated by April Hayes, who has graciously donated their time to assist us in the First Aid Area.


Maps, restaurant guides and other local information are available at the Texas Baptists Information Desk located in the Upper Lobby of the Waco Convention Center across from the escalators.


To find a “lost” item or to turn in a “found” item, please go to the Texas Baptists Information Desk located in the Upper Lobby of the Waco Convention Center across from the escalators.


Annual Meeting is going green. Please help us by placing your name badges in the recycle bin at the inside back doors of the Chisholm Hall.


As an added convenience for Annual Meeting attendees, a phone charging station (that accommodates most phone and tablet connections) is provided outside of the Chisholm Hall entrance.


A prayer room is in Waco Room 101 on the lower level of the Waco Convention Center. OneCry and Baylor students will be manning the intercessory prayer room throughout the meeting. Prayer request cards will be available at registration and the information desk. Drop off your cards at the prayer room, inone of the collection buckets, or during worship. Please feel free to join the intercessors if you would like to share in a prayer time.

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