GMA’s IMMERSE Conference Relocates To Lipscomb University, Announces 2016 Lineup

Pictured (L-R): Seth Mosley, Lauren Diagle, and xxx.

Pictured (L-R): Seth Mosley, Lauren Daigle, and VaShawn Mitchell

The Gospel Music Association has announced its artist lineup, as well as a new location, for IMMERSE 2016. Dove Awards New Artist of the Year Lauren Daigle, Dove Awards Producer and Songwriter of the Year Seth Mosley, and award-winning producer VaShawn Mitchell will join the eighth annual IMMERSE Conference, which is set for June 13-15, 2016.

This year, IMMERSE will relocate to a new home at Lipscomb University, which will offer attendees opportunities to stay in the dorms, have meals on campus, and further immerse themselves in the three-day conference. LifeWay will continue to present the event with the GMA as well as programming the worship leader track.

GMA Executive Director Jackie Patillo says, “We are honored that Lipscomb has opened its campus to allow us to expand our event and better serve our attendees. We’re also grateful that LifeWay will continue to partnership and I’m personally thrilled to have Lauren, VaShawn and Seth investing in our future creatives and executives.”

As in years past, programming for the 2016 event will include classes and seminars focused on music business, worship leading, songwriting and artist development taught by industry leaders. The successful reVIEWyou program that combines mentoring with a songwriting and performance competition to scout emerging talent. More conference speakers, competition judges and live guest performers will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

Tickets are now available at a reduced rate through March 31 at


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