The Biggest Youth Event taking place in 2024

12th-18th August 2024

The IYS is a faith-based Biennial youth conference of the Church of God Mission International. With over 10,000 youths in attendance, the IYS stands as the largest conference of young people in Africa and is renowned for its spiritual impartation and personal & professional development of young people.
The theme for this year’s summit is “SPARK – Supernatural Power & Revelational Knowledge” which resonates with the CGMi theme for the year “Focus on Christ for the Supernatural”

Our vision for this year’s summit is to awaken the fire of revival, and empowering our youths for all round impact through the supernatural.

Our Ministers

Archbishop Margaret Benson-Idahosa, Bishop FEB Idahosa, our iDirector Rev. Dr. Miracle Akaonye and other anointed ministers will be ministering in all the days of the summit.

SPACE – Summit Partners Advancement Conclave

Space is an empowerment session that will hold in the course of IYS 2024.

It is geared at equipping young people with requisite knowledge that will enable them generate economic power while living an effective Christian life.
SPACE avails its attendees the opportunity to:

•⁠ ⁠Network with like minds
•⁠ ⁠Access professional consultations
•⁠ ⁠Gain access to coaching and mentoring
•⁠ ⁠Access industry-relevant information

Click on the link below to secure your SPACE Slot.


This is totally different, it’s similar to a trade fair but this time it is CYF members that are showcasing. Exhibition will be package to sell our youths who have developed Innovative products and services. Opportunity will be created for pitching to potential investors and business partners. Connecting with possible co-founders and other forms of idea exchange and knowledge sharing


A Mini tournament has been designed with Regional sport coordinators in place to run a weekend sport tournament with about 8 different games (football, volleyball, table tennis, chess, scrabble, treasure hunt, Ludo, track & field), medals will be presented to top 3 positions representing their various regions, bishoprics and zones

Special Presentations

All presentations for IYS2024 is 100% in-house.
Regions are to recommend their quality talented youths to be featured in the summit
A link was posted for all bishoprics/zones to join the various departments, and reps form the program team will ensure presentations from their region gets featured