ECPA's Rush To PressECPA Leadership Summit to provide industry analysis, key data findings, business strategies, and a chance for Christian publishing professionals to network, learn, and plan ahead

Held April 28-30 at Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs, the ECPA Leadership Summit will feature a stellar line-up of experts and programming:

  • Jonathan Merritt, Senior Columnist, Religion News Service: On Faith and Culture
  • Jason Allen AshlockWHO is a publisher and what will they be doing?
  • Ron RosenbergMust Be Present to Win: The Secret to Finding the Opportunities in Business and Life that other people miss
  • Jeremy Greenfield, Editorial Director, DBW: The More Empowered Author
  • Peter 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 Christian Stores Division; Steve Potratz, President of Parable; Curtis Riskey, President of CBA:  Christian Retail: A Decade Later
  • Bruce Barbour, Founder and President, Literary Management Group:  One Heart, Two Eyes
  • Charles Friscia with NielsenWhat 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
  • ECPA Awards & Anniversary Banquet, with Alumni reception
  • “That 70’s Show” 40-year Retro Party, hosted by David C Cook on Tuesday evening
  • ECPA Annual Member Meeting

The event also includes the ECPA Awards & Anniversary Banquet, with Alumni Reception held opening night. Registration and program information is detailed at