Rod & Tonya Meldrum 
The FIRM Foundation 
801 429-9751 


Thursday September 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM MDT
Saturday September 17, 2016 at 10:00 PM MDT

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South Towne Expo Center Exhibit Halls 200 A-D 

9575 South State Street
Sandy City, UT 84070

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Fall Conference 2016

Hotel Specials!

Best Western Cottontree Inn, Sandy, UT Best Western Cottontree Inn

- Free hot breakfast - pool - hot tub - Free shuttle to South Towne Expo Center - High Speed WiFi - Comfortable Newer Hotel located at:

10695 S. Auto Mall Drive, Sandy, UT 84070

Call 801-523-8484 or 800-662-6886

and be sure to request the "Book of Mormon Evidence Conference" when you book your room to receive the discount.


Best Western Cottontree Inn, Lobby

Cottontree Inn, Lobby (above),

Bedroom (below)

Cottontree Inn, room view


Hyatt House Hotel

Hyatt House Click for Info - Free hot breakfast - Free shuttle to South Towne Expo Center - High Speed WiFi - Pool - Hot Tub - Free Evening Social w/appetizers and drinks

Beautiful Hotel located at:

9685 South Monroe Street, Sandy, UT 84070

Conference Specials

Not Finalized Yet...

Please Visit Again for Updated Information

Studio Suite  ---------  Only $87.00

1 Bedroom Suite ------Only $97.00

2 Bedroom Suite ----Only $149.00

Click HERE for More Info!  Hyatt House 2 lobby

  Hyatt House Hotel Lobby (above)

Hyatt House Room (below)

Hyatt House 4 room


18th International Book of Mormon Evidence Conference - Hill Cumorah, NY & The Covenant 

Being Held in the South Towne Expo Center, Sandy City, UtahSouth Towne Expo Center

We apologize but We have no more seats available.  We are sold out!     Please plan to join us for our next conference in April 2017.

The FIRM Foundation is excited to present our Fall 2016 conference with special focus on "The One Hill Cumorah" and "The American Covenant" By attending this conference you will be presented the latest research and evidences of the Book of Mormon in the Heartland of North America and how they apply to our day and time.  

3 Education Packed Days - 20+ Distinguished Speakers 

Musical Performances -

Film & Television Program De'butes - New Paintings Unveiled

Release of New Books & Educational Materials

Dozens of Book of Mormon Evidences!


The FIRM Foundation's 18th semi-annual International Book of Mormon Evidence Conference is going to be amazing! You will hear and learn about the most recent research directly from studied and knowledgable LDS experts relating to the field of Book of Mormon study.  You will have the opportunity to meet and mingle  with some of the most talented and amazing artists, musicians, sculptors, song writers and performers.

You will come away from this conference even more energized about the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon.  You'll be better informed about the importance of the Hill Cumorah in New York and how you can help to bring about a mighty change in our nation through an understanding of The American Coveannt Prophecies and Promises upon "this land," the United States of America.  

Event Pricing:    

Full 3-Day Conference Pass   -   $30 

Full 3-Day Family* Pass         -    $50

Daily Pass                                   -    $15 

* Family is defined as parents and children living in the same household. Also, there have many questions about how to give names of family members in the registration process.  The family pass is registered to only ONE person and that person should bring the printed paid registration (emailed to you apon completed registration) to the event registration desk, along with family members to receive their wrist band passes. 

Notice: 9/01/16 - We have expanded the number of seats from 500 to  600 to accommodate all we can into the event.  However, we are again nearly at capacity and will likely be forced to shut down registration in the next day or two.   Our last 6 events have had crowds averaging 3,500-5,500 in attendance which is why this event has sold out quickly.  If you would like to attend, we strongly suggest registering now!  When the seats are gone, registration will close automatically and no further registrations can be accepted. Thank you for understanding. 

Why the Changes from Expo to Conference?
As many of you remember, our fall event last year was held at the South Towne Expo Center where we had one of the five exposition halls while the Fall Homeshow had three and the Gluten Free Expo took the final (5th) hall.  Earlier this spring South Towne contacted us because the Gluten Free Expo was requesting an additional hall to expand their event.  Since we've been holding events there longer, we had the right of first refusal... but we would have to commit to taking the hall they were in last fall as well as the one we used.  The cost of these halls are huge and we were barely able to utilize one full hall, much less two, so we told them we could not fill both halls as well as all their meeting rooms, which we need for the other tracks for our event.  So they had to give our space to Gluten Free Expo and help us find another weekend near our regularly scheduled fall event. 

Venue Challenges
As it turned out, there was no weekend where all the meeting rooms are available and one hall.  We were left without a venue that can handle an event of our size and other venues in the region were either out of our budget range, or had no openings.  There are only a handful of venues that can accommodate our event, so we have had to make some pretty hard and drastic decisions about it.  We finally decided to forego the full expo.  South Towne had one of their large meeting room spaces available for us so we could continue with our semi-annual Book of Mormon Evidence Conferences.

So we are very sorry to announce that there will not be a full expo this fall, but we will be continuing with the Book of Mormon Evidence Conference. 

Next Spring Expo
AND... we also want to announce that WE DO HAVE THE UCCU CENTER AT UVU in OREM RESERVED FOR NEXT SPRING, APRIL 6, 7, & 8TH AND IT WILL BE OUR BIGGEST EVER!  So please mark your calendars!

For full biographies on each of our speakers and performers,

click HERE and scroll down...

Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule, not yet available

Confirmed Distinguished Presenters

(more to be announced!)

Timothy Ballard, Rod L. Meldrum, Wayne N. May, Jonathan Neville, Steven E. Smoot, Amberli Nelson, Paul Rimmasch, Boyd J. Tuttle, James & Hanna Stoddard, Lori Bean Henderson, Kels Goodman,   Kathy Burris, Douglas Brinley,  Lenet Reed, Rian Nelson

Val Chadwick Bagley, Jon McNaughton

And many more!! 

  Live Performances

Renowned LDS Artists

Event Details:

Meals:  not provided but there are many eating establishments in the vicinity.  You may chose to bring your own food (which must be eaten off the premises according to venue regulations)

Parking: The South Towne Expo Center parking is free and open to the public.  

Dress and Behavior Code: Proper LDS standards of attire and behavior are required. This event is nice casual dress. Improper dress or rude, obnoxious, loud or disrupting behavior will not be allowed.  We reserve the right to deny access to anyone not in compliance.