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ECPA Leadership Summit
 
 
April 29-May 1, 2013
IngramHeadquarters, Nashville, TN
 
  
 
 
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  EVENT IS SOLD OUT.  View Attendee List here.
 
 
 
SCHEDULE

The Executive Leadership Summit will open at 6 pm on Monday evening and conclude at 3 pm on Wednesday afternoon.

ATTIRE:  Monday evening is business dress.  Tuesday / Wednesday sessions are business casual. 

(Tuesday tour requires name badge and closed-toed shoes with 1” or less heels.)

BREAKFAST:  Breakfast is on your own each day but provided by ECPA's recommended hotel, Embassy Suites.
 
EVENT LOCATIONS:

MONDAY BANQUET World Outreach Church 1921 New Salem Road, Highway 99, Murfreesboro
TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY SESSIONS Ingram Content Group Headquarters 14 Ingram Boulevard, LaVergne

HOTEL/TRANSPORTATION Embassy Suites 1200 Conference Center Boulevard, Murfreesboro

MondayApril 29
1:00 pm
ECPA Board meeting
3:00 to 5:00
Conference registration in Embassy Suites lobby
5:00Meet in Embassy Suites lobby for transport to World Outreach Church
5:00Event check-in opens for ECPA Awards Banquet at World Outreach Church
6:00ECPA Awards Banquet at World Outreach Church (transportation provided from/to Embassy Suites)


TuesdayApril 30
7:15 am
Meet in Embassy Suites lobby for transport to Ingram
8:00
Devotions:  Lisa Harper, author and Women of Faith speaker
8:30Joel Manby:  "Love Works:  Seven Timeless Principles for Effective Leaders"
(Book Signing follows)
9:30BREAK
10:00Spanish Language Market Session with Tessie DeVore (Charisma Media)
11:00
ECPA Annual Member Meeting
11:30
LUNCH sponsored by Christianity Today
1:00 pm
News Shaper Panel:  Cevin Bryerman (Publishers Weekly), Joe Wikert (O'Reilly Media, TOC), Jeremy Greenfield (DBW).  Moderated by Mark Kuyper, ECPA.
2:30
BREAK
3:00
John Ingram: "How Abundance and Access are Reshaping Publishing"
4:00Sessions adjourn

Tour of Ingram, followed by hosted dinner reception at Ingram headquarters. 
(Tour requires name badge and closed-toed shoes with 1” or less heels.)

Transportation provided back to Embassy Suites after dinner.



WednesdayMay 1
7:15 am
Meet in Embassy Suites lobby for transport to Ingram
8:00
Devotions: Robert Whitaker, President, Whitaker House
8:30
News Maker Panel:  Dwight Baker (Baker Publishing Group), Geoff Dennis (Crossway), Chip Brown (HarperCollins Christian Publishing), and Jason Chatraw (Ampelon).  Interviewed by Lynn Garrett (PW), Jeremy Greenfield (DBW) and Joe Wikert (O'Reilly Media, TOC)
9:45BREAK
10:15Innovative Publishing Driven by the Book Consumer and Market Research presented by David Campbell (Bowker)
11:15
Publisher Case Studies:  E-First and E-Only Digital Initiatives (David Morris, Guidepost Books; Alan Huizenga, Tyndale; Michael Covington, David C Cook). Moderated by Kelly Gallagher, Ingram.
12:00 pm
LUNCH sponsored by Aptara
1:00Peter Hildick-Smith: "Caught in the Middle--Trade Publishing’s Halfway Digital Transition"
2:00Wendy Grisham:  "Finding the None's"
3:00Closing remarks by Mark Kuyper.  Conference adjourns.

Buses load for transport to Airport and to Embassy Suites.


Schedule is subject to change.



We thank our sponsors for their support of the industry and of this event.


Ingram

Aptara

ChristianityToday.org
FirebrandTech.com
Courier.comBowker
Outreach Media Group
Ministry Risk Management
Friesens

Brilliance Audio




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