Leadership Summit is designed for Christian publishing managers and their
teams, who gather to network and learn from world-class experts speaking on
current issues and trends important to the industry.
Celebrating 40 Years of Industry Collaboration and Fellowship through ECPA
leaders, colleagues, and alumni as we celebrate 40 years of Christian
publishers accomplishing more together through
ECPA. The Monday evening banquet,
produced by Steve Bowlby, will feature "A Look Back while Looking Ahead”
anniversary celebration while announcing the year’s top awards for Christian
Book Awards® and Christian Book of the Year™, Jordon Lifetime Achievement Awards, and Christian publishing’s
significant sales milestones.
will be preceded by an ALUMNI RECEPTION.
All industry alumni are invited and separate tickets to the banquet will
be available for industry guests and alumni who will not be registering for the
McCarthy, Multi-channel marketer/former Random House VP, Marketing Innovation: Using Data to Identify and Connect with Highly-Targeted Audiences
John Nardini, President of Mardel; Tim Vineyard, President
of Lifeway; Steve Potratz, President of Parable; Curtis Riskey, President of
CBA: Christian Retail: A Decade Later
Bruce Barbour, Founder and President, Literary Management Group
Charles Friscia with Nielsen: What We Know - POS,
publisher, digital & consumer data
Jim Daly, President/CEO, Focus on the
Family: Reflections of the New Testament and Today’s Culture
Mark Kuyper, President/CEO, ECPA: Looking Back and Moving Forward
Cris Doornbos, CEO, David C Cook and ECPA Board Chair: A Chairman's Epilogue
Awards & Anniversary Banquet, with Alumni reception
Show” 40-year Retro Party, hosted by David C Cook on Tuesday evening
Annual Member Meeting
"It is wonderful to connect with so many people within the industry and learn
from them. The ECPA Leadership Summit sessions are informative and thought
provoking." - Jeffrey Johnson, COO,
Tyndale House Publishers
this conference, ECPA's sense of service to its membership and its
broad and strategic engagement with the issues we face brings us
something truly worthwhile and actionable in what for all stakeholders
is a season of changes, questions, and significant opportunities in the
publishing industry." - Jeff Crosby, Associate Publisher / Director of Sales & Marketing, InterVarsity Press
** Please help ECPA gather contact information on
industry alumni, along with industry photos and stories from the past 40 years.
Send to ECPA40@ecpa.org. **
We thank our sponsors for their support of the industry and of this event.