PubU Online curriculum available until Jan. 31 for all who register before Dec.13

PubU Online curriculum available until Jan. 31 for all who register before Dec.13 ECPA PubU Online concluded last month with more than 40 sessions, meet-ups, and master classes in six publishing tracks for Christian publishing professionals.  Session recordings are available until January 31 for all who register by December 13, so it’s not too late to register and have access to one of the strongest training programs ever presented in editorial, marketing, rights, design, production & operations, and children’s books. A huge…

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Calling industry Production & Operations professionals for PubU Online track

Calling industry Production & Operations professionals for PubU Online track The Production & Operations track at PubU will meet November 6-9 at 12 pm (central) with a networking meetup scheduled for November 9 at 2 pm.  Developed by industry leaders Jenn Butenschoen (Harvest House) and Bradley Isbell (Iron Stream), the track will include these sessions and speakers: Creating Collegial Collaboration with Justin Paul Lawrence (IVP) Best Practices for Rescuing Publication Dates with Jeff Tolsma (Baker), Fanny Gonzalez (Lexham), Susan Cornell…

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ECPA names 28 industry Emerging Leaders for PubU scholarship and mentorship program

ECPA names 28 industry Emerging Leaders for PubU scholarship and mentorship program ECPA has announced the recipients of the Emerging Leader scholarship and mentorship program for ECPA PubU – the industry’s training and networking event for Christian publishing professionals. Nominations were made by Christian publishing companies to invest in the emerging leaders in their organizations. Since 2016, 100 emerging leaders have gone through the program, adding now an additional 28 professionals from 16 companies – the largest class to date….

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PubU Emerging Leader nomination deadline is this Friday

PubU Emerging Leader nomination deadline is this Friday For the eighth year, ECPA’s Publishing University will include the popular Emerging Leader scholarship and mentor program, coordinated this year by Harambee Press managing editor Edwina Perkins. ECPA members are invited to nominate new and diverse voices in their houses to receive a scholarship to ECPA PubU Online – featuring training webinars in six publishing tracks led by Christian publishing leaders this fall — and be matched with an industry mentor throughout the…

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Whitney Walker Alexander to lead PubU Online marketing track

Whitney Walker Alexander to lead PubU Online marketing track The ECPA PubU Online marketing track will be led by B&H Publishing Group’s marketing strategist for Trade Books and Kids Books, Whitney Alexander.  Whitney joins the PubU Online Brain Trust, responsible for recruiting speakers and developing topics in each of the main training tracks: Marketing, Editorial, Design,  Production & Operations, Children’s Books, and Rights & Licensing. Early Bird registration is now open for the online industry training and networking program, featuring daily…

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Leading voices in Production and Operations to present at PubU

Leading voices in Production and Operations to present at PubU Bradley Isbell (COO of Iron Stream) and Jennifer Butenschoen (Director of Production & Digital Content at Harvest House) will gather industry leaders to present six sessions on timely topics for production & operations professionals at the upcoming ECPA PubU on Nov. 16-17 in Nashville.  Sessions include: > Considering 3PL Distribution Services with Brian Flagler (Flagler Law Group), Stephanie Osborne (Harvest House), Dana Mauro(Anchor) > What is Operations with Ben McCoy (IVP)…

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PubU Emerging Leader scholarship deadline is this Thursday

PubU Emerging Leader scholarship deadline is this Thursday ECPA members are invited to nominate their staff for the PubU Emerging Leader scholarship and mentor program – which offers up and coming leaders who are under-represented in the industry the opportunity to attend PubU on scholarship, while participating in an industry mentorship program throughout 2023. The nomination deadline is this Thursday, Sep. 15. Nominate

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ECPA names industry leaders developing 2022 PubU program, held Nov. 16-17 in Nashville

ECPA names industry leaders developing 2022 PubU program, held Nov. 16-17 in Nashville ECPA’s annual Fall training program – ECPA PubU – will return as an in-person event in 2022 after being presented online for the past two years. PubU will be held on November 16-17 at Lipscomb University in Nashville. Developing the program will be a group of industry leaders – called the ECPA PubU Brain Trust, led by Jamie Lapeyrolerie, editor at WaterBrook & Multnomah. ECPA PubU will…

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Editorial professionals to gather on November 10 for online training sessions and networking

Editorial professionals to gather on November 10 for online training sessions and networking The PubU Online Editorial Track, to be conducted on November 10, will gather the industry’s editorial professionals for four sessions and two networking forums. Developed by Moody Publishers’ Senior Development Editor Amanda Cleary Eastep and Managing Editor Connor Sterchi, sessions include: Visuals to Help Your Authors Improve Their Manuscripts with Karen Bouchard Training Content Creators to Match Your Brand with Marianne Hering Platform: It’s Not Just About the Numbers​ with…

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Industry’s marketing professionals to meet November 8 for PubU Online Marketing track

Industry’s marketing professionals to meet November 8 for PubU Online Marketing track On Monday, November 8, the industry’s marketing professionals will meet for four sessions and two networking round tables for the PubU Online marketing track. The program was developed by B&H marketing & publicist specialist Jenaye Merida and WaterBrook’s senior marketing manager, Jamie Lapeyrolerie.  Sessions will feature 13 industry experts speaking on: How to Be an Author’s Marketing & Publicity Dream Team How to Reach Non-Majority Cultural Markets |…

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Andrew Peterson added to PubU keynote session with Jennie Allen on November 4th

Andrew Peterson added to PubU keynote session with Jennie Allen on November 4th Andrew Peterson, author and singer-songwriter, will open the PubU keynote session with Jennie Allen on November 4 with a reading from his book, Adorning the Dark: Thoughts on Community, Calling, and the Mystery of Making (B&H).  Allen, who is the bestselling author of Get Out of Your Head, will present a session for the ECPA PubU Online and Christy Art of Writing communities, about how to “Free Yourself to Thrive in Your Publishing Mission.” This…

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ECPA presents its first Children’s Book Summit for Christian publishers

ECPA presents its first Children’s Book Summit for Christian publishers As part of its online PubU Online programming, ECPA will present a full day online Children’s Book Summit on November 3, featuring five sessions on children’s books in Christian publishing.  Curated and coordinated by industry experts Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Associate Publisher for Children and Youth at Tyndale House Publishers Linda Howard, the five sessions will feature 15 experts presenting in these sessions: NPD: Christian Children’s Market Trend Report…

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Early bird rate for PubU Online expires in two weeks

Early bird rate for PubU Online expires in two weeks ECPA’s virtual event, PubU Online, will deliver targeted, accessible training and connection for the industry on November 3-12.  For one registration price, attendees have access to all online sessions, forums, recordings, and other attendees.  The early bird rate of $109 expires on October 1st. Publishing experts, recruited by the PubU Brain Trust, will lead more than 25 sessions in the following day-long tracks: November 3:    CHILDREN’S BOOK SUMMIT November 8:    MARKETING TRACK November 9:    DIVERSITY,…

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PubU Online early bird registration opens

PubU Online early bird registration opens ECPA’s virtual event, PubU Online, will deliver targeted, accessible training and connection for the industry this November in the following day-long tracks: November 3:    CHILDREN’S BOOK SUMMIT November 8:    MARKETING TRACK November 9:    DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION TRACK November 10:  EDITORIAL TRACK November 11:  PRODUCTION & OPERATIONS TRACK November 12:  DESIGN TRACK + TOP SHELF AWARDS For the early bird rate of $109, attendees receive an all-access pass to the full conference so they can customize their schedule and training.  After October 1st, registration…

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ECPA announces PubU Online dates for early November

ECPA announces PubU Online dates for early November Featuring online courses in Design, Editorial, Marketing, Production & Operations, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – plus the debut of the PubU Children’s Book Summit Industry leaders known as the “Brain Trust” will develop the program TEMPE, ARIZ., JUNE 21, 2021 – ECPA’s annual Fall training program – ECPA PubU – will continue as an online event in 2021, delivering expert training and networking for the industry this November.  The ECPA PubU Online…

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