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Firebrand gears up for their 2018 Community Conference, September 25–27

August 27, Newburyport, MA – Firebrand Technologies, a leader in market intelligence and technology services for the publishing industry, and long-standing ECPA partner, announces its acclaimed Community Conference and agenda. The conference will take place in the heart of the historic downtown district of Portsmouth, NH, on September 25–27, 2018.

Join industry colleagues, Firebrand team members, and special guests for an intense three days of practical training, innovative thinking, and in-depth discussion on topics that will impact your business.

The Community Conference this year will include two deep-dive Master Classes and four conference tracks that will help attendees get the most out of Firebrand’s tools and services, while expanding participants’ understanding of the publishing industry and current trends.

Attendees will benefit from Master Class topics including Eloquence on Demand and Reporting and Data Analytics. Four Session tracks include Eloquence, Strategic Planning and Business Development, Title Management Enterprise, and Marketing and Sales Analytics.

“Firebrand currently works with multiple ECPA member publishers that could directly benefit by attending the community conference”, says Robert Stevens, Firebrand’s Chief Community Officer. “The Eloquence on Demand Master class alone holds an incredible value and is included with the cost of the conference. If you are not currently working with Firebrand, this is a great chance to get to know us and join other industry professionals for pertinent discussions and an opportunity to network in an informal atmosphere.”

A diverse range of presenters and contributors, both from Firebrand and the community at large, include:

  • Tom Gilbert, Director, Digital Products & Application Infrastructure, Lifeway Christian Resources
  • Ashley Postlethwaite, Product Manager, Duke University Press
  • Deb Nasitka, System Development Manager, University of California Press
  • Michele Cobb, Partner, Forte Business Consulting
  • Brian O’Leary, Executive Director, Book Industry Study Group (BISG)

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About Firebrand Technologies – Firebrand Technologies ( is dedicated to providing leading software and services to help publishers achieve success. Firebrand provides steadfast leadership and seamless information flow throughout the publishing process. Title Management Enterprise Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post-production, marketing and sales; our Eloquence on Demand service is the industry gold standard for implementing ONIX and maximizing control of how data and content reach the marketplace. Direct2Reader provides a platform for publishers to efficiently deliver secure ebook files for direct sales, bulk sales, digital exam copies, and promotions. FlightDeck offers the most powerful EPUB Quality Assurance and validation tool available. NetGalley is a premier pre-publication marketing and publicity service, which delivers secure digital galleys to professional readers.  Follow us on Twitter @firebrandtech

 Steve Rutberg, Sales and Marketing Director, Firebrand Technologies,