About GAiN

What is GAiN?

GAiN, the Global Adventist Internet Network, is a community of communicators, technologists, and media professionals in the Adventist church from around the world. Through the network, we seek to foster the use of communication, technology, media and the internet to help the Adventist church carry out it’s mission.


Since it’s inception in 2004, the annual GAiN conference has brought together people from around the globe to educate, train and collaborate in finding new ways to reach our communities.

GAiN History

The GAiN conference has been held at locations around the world, since 2004.

  • 2019: Amman, Jordan
  • 2018: Seoul, South Korea
  • 2017: São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2016: Silver Spring, Marlyand, USA
  • 2015: Online
  • 2014: Balitmore, Maryland, USA
  • 2013: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 2012: Hong Kong, China
  • 2011: Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • 2009: Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 2008: Denver, Colorado, USA
  • 2007: Newbold College, England
  • 2006: San Diego, California, USA
  • 2005: Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2004: First Meeting: Silver Spring Maryland, USA

Convergence Award

The Convergence award is ... 2019 – Amman, Jordan North American Division – Creation and development of the SonScreen Film FestivalSouth American Division Communication Department and Seven Films – Production of the action movie “Libertos”Communication Departments of the Trans-European Division, Inter-European Division, and Stimme der Hoffnung – Production and realization of the cross-media project “Fathers”

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“Adventist netAward” was established in 2008 by the Communication department at the Seventh-day Adventist Church world headquarters, and recognizes meritorious contribution to the Church’s online ministry through the avenues of Internet and related technology, and in this context - visionary implementation of online ministry, excellence in responsible use of technological advancement, application development and recognition…

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