ECPA Leadership Summit sessions to focus on AI opportunities and challenges

ECPA Leadership Summit sessions to focus on AI opportunities and challenges Publishing is no stranger to the AI conversation with new challenges and opportunities in the daily news.  ECPA will present three strategic conversations on AI at its upcoming Leadership Summit, held April 30-May 1 in Chicago: –  Plenary with Madeleine Lambert (Originality.ai): Navigating the Future of Publishing in the Uncharted Era of AI   –  Panel with AI & legal experts: The Promise, Peril, & Practice of Generative AI…

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Early-bird registration available until March 8 for ECPA Leadership Summit

Early-bird registration available until March 8 for ECPA Leadership Summit Early bird registration is available for the upcoming ECPA Leadership Summit, for management teams in Christian publishing, until March 8.  ECPA will celebrate its 50th year as an association at the event held April 30 to May 1 at the Hilton Rosemont at Chicago O’Hare. ECPA members are encouraged to register their management teams to strategize, learn, and network with other publishing leaders. (Deeper discounts offered for multiple attendees.)  Speakers…

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Roundtable added to Leadership Summit: industry issues and ethics

Roundtable added to Leadership Summit: industry issues and ethics On Wednesday morning May 10, the ECPA Leadership Summit program will feature a roundtable on industry issues and ethics featuring a range of topics including: ChatGPT, procuring endorsements, social media ethics, idea theft, ghostwriting, author branding, and more.  The discussion, featured during breakfast, will be moderated by ECPA president Jeff Crosby & board chair Dan Kok, SVP at Crossway. It’s not too late to register at ECPALeadership.org

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Discuss current issues with industry leaders at ECPA Leadership Summit

Discuss current issues with industry leaders at ECPA Leadership Summit It’s not too late to register for the upcoming ECPA Leadership Summit, held May 9-10 at the Sonesta Nashville Airport hotel, to gather with publishing leaders and colleagues about top industry issues.  In just a day and a half, the program includes more than 10 sessions led by industry experts and includes the ECPA Awards Celebration featuring legendary authors Philip Yancey and Luci Shaw.  Conveniently held only a shuttle ride…

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ECPA Leadership Summit program includes international markets panel

ECPA Leadership Summit program includes international markets panel The great value inherent in attending the ECPA Leadership Summit is the opportunity to network with industry leaders and have strategic conversations with experts. This year’s Summit, held May 9-10 at the Sonesta Nashville Airport Hotel, will deliver a program that is both visionary and applicable for leaders.  One of the important conversations will be around international markets, with reports from: Brittany Lassiter, Director, International Marketing and Publicity, HarperCollins Christian and HarperCollins Focus Publishing…

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Early bird registration opens for ECPA Leadership Summit, held May 9-10 in Nashville

Early bird registration opens for ECPA Leadership Summit, held May 9-10 in Nashville ECPA has announced its program for the ECPA Leadership Summit, held May 9-10 at the Sonesta Nashville Airport Hotel. Registration is now open at the discounted early bird rate until March 10.  World-class experts will present sessions that equip industry leaders in their publishing journeys.  ECPA members are encouraged to register their management teams to strategize, learn, and network with other publishing leaders. (Deeper discounts offered for…

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Publishers to share successes with colleagues at ECPA Leadership Summit

Publishers to share successes with colleagues at ECPA Leadership Summit The ECPA Leadership Summit, held May 3-4 in Philadelphia, will gather industry executives and managers around several topics related to elevating publishing’s role in this cultural moment with thought leaders and industry insiders sharing on topics from charitable discourse and global discipleship to soft leadership skills and the supply chain. In addition, for the first time, the program will feature breakout sessions led by publishers talking about successful ventures in…

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Last week to register for ECPA Leadership Summit at early bird rate: Save $200

Last week to register for ECPA Leadership Summit at early bird rate: Save $200 The early bird registration discount for the upcoming ECPA Leadership Summit expires on Friday, March 18.  The special rate represents a $200 per person savings.  The event will gather Christian publishing executives and management teams in Philadelphia on May 3-4.  Additional discounts are added when multiple employees register from the same company.  The program features thought leaders and experts on the latest publishing topics – including case studies from…

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International impacts to be discussed at upcoming ECPA Leadership Summit

International impacts to be discussed at upcoming ECPA Leadership Summit ECPA will host its annual industry gathering of managers and executives on May 3-4 in Philadelphia.  It will be the first time the ECPA Leadership Summit meets in person since 2019.  Included in the two-day programming are several sessions taking a look at the global supply chain crisis, the state of global discipleship and the global church.  “The need for face to face interaction around the issues that affect our industry and world…

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ECPA Leadership Summit to be conducted at two locations; day two at American Bible Society headquarters

ECPA Leadership Summit to be conducted at two locations; day two at American Bible Society headquarters Industry leaders will gather in-person this spring in Philadelphia on May 3-4 for the ECPA Leadership Summit at the waterfront Hilton Philadelphia Penn’s Landing.  The first day will feature sessions with Cherie Harder, Dr. Theon Hill, Eugene Habecker, and Kristen McLean – along with publisher case studies, an expert panel on the supply chain, and concluding with the ECPA Awards Celebration with Latasha Morrison….

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ECPA Leadership Summit program to feature publisher case studies

ECPA Leadership Summit program to feature publisher case studies The ECPA Leadership Summit, to be held May 3-4 in Philadelphia, will feature three concurrent breakout sessions presented by industry publishers on: Elevating Voices of Color with Helen Lee, director of product innovation at InterVarsity Press;  Elevating Church Engagement and Innovation with Bill Craig, SVP of publishing & ministry experiences at B&H/LifeWay Christian Resources; and Elevating Customer Interest with Ben Amundgaard, senior director of Bible Study Products at Faithlife, and Jesse Myers, director of original content…

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ECPA Leadership Summit to focus on “Elevating Publishing’s Impact” on May 3-4 in Philadelphia

ECPA Leadership Summit to focus on “Elevating Publishing’s Impact” on May 3-4 in Philadelphia ECPA has confirmed the program for its first in-person Leadership Summit since 2019, to be held May 3-4 in Philadelphia.  The event will also include the ECPA Awards Celebration banquet and a special industry gathering at the nearby American Bible Society.  Sessions will focus on “Elevating Publishing’s Impact,” and include the following confirmed speakers: CHERIE HARDER, President, Trinity Forum EUGENE HABECKER, Senior Fellow, Sagamore Institute; President…

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ECPA Leadership Summit begins tomorrow with 200+ publishing leaders

ECPA Leadership Summit begins tomorrow with 200+ publishing leaders ECPA’s Virtual Leadership Summit will launch tomorrow at 10 am (central time) with a keynote session with NPD’s Kristen McLean on the latest sales trends and opportunities for Christian publishers in this cultural moment.  The session will be followed by two roundtable discussions around best data and workflow practices to sell more books.  Programming for “Practicum Week” will continue Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 am to noon (central) with sessions on…

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ECPA Leadership Summit begins next week for Christian publishing leaders

ECPA Leadership Summit begins next week for Christian publishing leaders Management teams in Christian publishing will hear from thought leaders and experts on issues affecting the industry at the ECPA Virtual Leadership Summit — a series of webinars launching April 27 with an opening keynote by NPD’s Kristen McLean on “Reading is Thriving: Opportunities for Christian Publishers.”  Sessions will continue on April 28-29 and May 4-6 and include roundtable discussions on the topics that center around the theme, “Resilient Leadership…

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Michelle Sanchez added to Leadership Summit roster for important dialogue on “being evangelical”

Michelle Sanchez added to Leadership Summit roster for important dialogue on “being evangelical” Michelle Sanchez, Executive Minister of Make and Deepen Disciples for the Evangelical Covenant Church denomination, will join David French (The Dispatch, TIME, “Divided We Fall”) and CT president/CEO Timothy Dalrymple in a webcast for ECPA publishers on “Being Evangelical in this Cultural Moment.”  The session is part of the ECPA Virtual Leadership Summit, scheduled for April 27-29 (10-12 central) and May 4-6 (10 & 1 central).  The program…

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