ECPA Leadership Summit adds Stephen Mansfield and Joel Manby to stellar program
April 29 to May 1 in Nashville -- REGISTER EARLY -- DISCOUNT DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 27
The 2013 ECPA Leadership Summit, held April 29-May 1 at Ingram Headquarters in Nashville, has added Stephen Mansfield and Joel Manby
to its already stellar cast of industry experts who will present at the
annual conference designed for any manager who works in Christian
Stephen Manfield is a New York Times
bestselling author and a popular speaker who is becoming one of this
generation’s most respected voices on religion and modern culture. He is
also an advisor to leaders around the world, an activist in a variety
of social causes and a regular commentator on the FOX and CNN news
is the CEO of Herschend Entertainment. His role at Herschend was
featured in the network TV Show "Undercover Boss" and the audience
response led him to write the servant leadership book, Love Works,
published by Zondervan. Joel served as vice president of Spring Arbor, was
part of the launch team for the Saturn car company and is a former CEO
Joining this strong line-up are:
Peter Hildick Smith, President, Codex-Group, presenting on the current status of the retail marketplace
John Ingram, President of Ingram Distribution
Tessie DeVore, Executive VP of Charisma House, and Peter Cerra, President of the Spanish ECPA., presenting on the Spanish language market.
News Shaper Media Panel including Joe Wikert, General Mgr and Publisher, O'Reilly Media, Lynn Garrett, Senior Religion Editor of Publishers Weekly, and Jeremy Greenfield, Editorial Director, Digital Book World
News Maker Publisher Panel including Dwight Baker, President, Baker Publishing Group; Chip Brown, SVP & Publisher at HarperCollins Publishers; and Jason Chatraw from Ampelon Publishing.
David Campbell with Bowker will be presenting the latest industry trends and data
The event will include the annual ECPA AWARDS BANQUET announcing the industry's top award recipients, including the Christian Book Awards.