Con·nec·tion (n)

Gain wisdom. Find Community. Deepen Impact.

Complete your CAFO Summit experience by making time for these special features:

Attend a Pre-Summit Intensive

Join a pre-Summit intensive designed to help you dig deeper with experts.

Connect Intensive

Join a Discussion Group

Connect Roundtable

Participate in roundtable discussions on hot topics.

Bring your questions and experiences and join focused discussion groups on current themes for adoption, global, and foster care.

I Want a Mentor!

Discuss your own questions with a mentor from your area of interest. One-on-one of three-on-one conversations with a specific focus.


Praise & Petition Sessions


Amidst the whirl of our lives, perhaps nothing is more refreshing than the chance to raise praise and petition to God together with others who share our hurts and hopes. Join talented Nashville musicians and Summit attendees with similar hearts for one hour of simple thanksgiving and prayer.

Discussion & Connection Rooms

Join a conversation with those wading through the same family and ministry issues as you!

* Adoption Fundraising
* Foster & Adoptive Parents
* Parenting Children with Special needs
* Trauma Competent Counseling
* Coffee & Conversations
* Leadership Connections
* Adoption Challenges
* Creativity & Communications
Connect Room

Meet New Organizations

Connect Orgs

Over 100 exhibitors are waiting to share unique resources, ideas, and opportunities.

Get a head start by visiting our trusted members.

Conversation & Renewal Hours

Don't miss these spots to find rest, encouragement, renewal, and someone else is has been there. Look for these rooms throughout Summit!


Be Constant in Prayer

Connect Prayer

Set aside time to walk through the prayer experience room, and commit to pray with and for the conference continually.