The Gospel Industry Network 2021 Summit (G.I.N.)

Set to Come together LIVE and IN PERSON! 


August 19 – 21, 2021, Chicago, IL


Chicago, IL – June 1, 2021 -- The Gospel Industry Network 2021 Summit (G.I.N.) is excited to host its inaugural live and in person 3-day Summit, on Thursday, August 19 – Saturday, August 21, 2021 in Chicago, IL., as the country gradually reopen its doors and communities start coming back together.  The Hyatt Place, 6550 S. Cicero Avenue, will serve as the host hotel, just minutes away from the Mid-Way Airport, with free shuttle service provided.

Gospel, Christian, Hip Hop, Music Industry Executives, Creatives, Influencers and Multi-Media World Changers are all invited to pull up, show up and be blessed as we all come together under this year's theme "GETTING IT DONE" and pool our resources to elevate the kingdom of God through the many gifts and talents we have all been given.  We are excited and look forward to helping you grow your ministry, network with decision makers, and offer you a platform where your voice will be heard!

 Enjoy three days of back to back activities, including: 

Meet & Greet

Music Performances

Social Media Master Class

The Voices of the Quartets

One-on-One with the Experts

Insightful Master Class Presentations

Help plan our 2022 Summer Conference

Get involved in planning the G.I.N. Awards 2022

Learn how become a reporting Internet Radio Station

And so much more!

To kick off the Summit, attendees can enjoy the comfort of a luxury air-conditioned coach, while experiencing the "Taste of Chicago Gospel Tour". This two hour experience will provide a special behind the scenes look at some of the historical Gospel landmarks in Chicago including the homes of Gospel Pioneers, famous communities, churches and a stop by the famous Garretts popcorn. All afternoon activities, workshops and a special Back in the Day Gospel Concert will take place at Christ Unity Evangelistic Church, 208 East 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.

Our mission this year is to motivate, empower and encourage our established leaders and grow and sow into tomorrow's movers and shakers while also providing a platform of opportunity. 

G.I.N. is excited about this pivotal moment in history, as we are bringing together some of the best minds, in the Gospel Music Industry to share their experiences, educate and motivate our community. 



G.I.N. is being hosted by, The Chicago Industry Music Professionals under the leadership of President Willie Jones.  G.I.N. National Hosts include CEO/Chairman Bishop Kenneth Wells, Senior Vice President Earl Bynum, /Executive Vice President/COO Sheilah Belle, Executive Vice President Tammy Taylor, Marketing Director Benita Bellamy Kelley, Executive Vice President Ron Briggs, Executive Vice President/CFO Sybil Sloan, Secretary Lynn Princess Brown, Corresponding Secretary Tina Carter and Quartet Executive LaMarr Scales.

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The Belle Report is thrilled to back The Gospel Industry Network 2021 Summit (G.I.N.) as its Corporate Media Sponsor.

About The Gospel Industry Network (G.I.N)

The Gospel Industry Network (G.I.N) was established in 2019 to cultivate the mastery, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of Gospel music and the arts to the industry — from the expressive and skilled veterans of the past to the still unimagined creative breakthroughs of ensuing generations of music professionals.  Bishop Kenneth Wells founder and CEO says, "This new platform will give unheard voices who work diligently behind the scenes an opportunity to finally be heard. The G.I.N. membership roster includes Radio, Television, Film, Record Labels, Music Executives, Songwriters, Artists, Pastors, Business Owners, Promoters, Publicists, Bloggers, Influencers, Print Media, Business Professionals, Worship Leaders, Choir Members, Choir Directors and others.

As influencers operating with integrity, the G.I.N. seeks to accomplish this objective through strategic engagement, marketing and promotional programs, networking, and activities that attract the music industry and cultural community as well as the general public.