The Association of Christian Birth Professionals, Inc


2021 Annual Conference 

“Serving with Wisdom, Skill and Love”

Main Conference:  September 15-17, 2021

Preconference: September 14, 2021

To be held at:

The Holiday Inn Roanoke Valley View

3315 Ordway Drive

Roanoke, Virginia 24017

The Main Conference will include:

Conference Registration Fee

**Special Hotel Room Pricing (Rooms are not included in package price)

Breakfast included for hotel guests

3 Lunches

  The Gala Dinner and Annual Meeting!

5 Breaks

The High Tea

All day Coffee, Tea and Water service

CEU’s (MEAC hours will be applied for)

Rooms are not included is this package.


Conference Hotel Reservation and Information

To be held at:

The Holiday Inn Roanoke Valley View

3315 Ordway Drive

Roanoke, Virginia 24017


Room Rate:  $129.00 per room (this does not include taxes)

Up to 4 in one room

Up to 4 breakfast tickets per room (one per occupant) for ACBP Room Block only!

The Room block (and special pricing) will be released on August 31, 2021.

To Make Hotel Reservations

Call the hotel:  540-362-4500

Tell them you will be attending the Association of Christian Birth Professionals Conference September 15-17, 2021.  This will give you the special room rate to include Monday and Friday.

For the shuttle, you will need to call the hotel front desk at least a couple days in advance to make the shuttle reservation.  Please have your flight information handy.

If you want to find a roommate, please announce it on the ACBP FB Members Only Page.  It will be up to the individuals to work out their financial and logistical room arrangements

More information about the Hotel, Click here:

Pet-Friendly Roanoke Hotel | Holiday Inn Roanoke – Valley View (


Conference Extras

There will be a pajama party and “tales from the trade” on Tuesday night

The “Call the Midwife” costume day, if you have one, is on Wednesday (with prizes for best costumes).

The Annual Dinner/Gala and Annual Membership Meeting will be held on Wednesday night.  This will be a very special treat.

A High Tea will be celebrated on Thursday afternoon.

We will have a Fundraising event again this year and would appreciate each registrant bringing a new item to donate for this fundraiser.  All proceeds will go to benefit the “Shonda Parker Scholarship Fund”.


Speakers will include:

James Creekmore, JD


Martha Addington

Noel Leithart, CPM

Ireena Keeslar, CPM

Jill Whitfield, CNM

Pamela Golliet, CPM


Main Conference Topics will include:

Dying to Be Heard: Improving Deficient Care in the US for Mothers and Babies

Legal Considerations in Business and Practice

Communication Skills: Are You Really Listening to Women?

Work Life Balance


Boundaries and Self Care in Practice

Hemorrhage Safety Bundles and Postpartum Hemorrhage Protocols

Abuse and Trauma in the Female Client

Healing the Gut

Healing the Caregiver after a Traumatic Birth

Round Table Discussions


 Preconference:  Tuesday, September 14, 2021


Birth Photography

Peer Review

More to come…….