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Written by Jeremy Burns   
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 04:57 PM EDT

JerryBJenkins-webJerry B. Jenkins will keynote and emcee the awards banquet at the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) Leadership Summit on April 28.

The awards banquet will feature a celebration of ECPA’s 40th anniversary and an industry alumni reunion. The event kicks off the annual ECPA Leadership Summit for industry leaders in Christian publishing, held April 28-30 at Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Founder of the Christian Writer’s Guild and co-author of the best-selling “Left Behind” series, Jenkins joins a strong line-up of presenters and sessions slated for the summit that will be addressing topics ranging from industry analysis to business strategies to faith and culture.  Speakers will include Jeremy Greenfield (editorial director for Digital Book World), Charlie Friscia (director of client solutions for Nielsen Book U.S.), Ron Rosenberg (business/marketing author), Jim Daly (president of Focus on the Family), Jonathan Merritt (senior columnist for Religion News Service), Peter McCarthy (former marketing innovation vice president for Random House) and Bruce Barbour (founder and president of Literary Management Group).

The presidents of LifeWay Christian Stores, Parable Group, Mardel Christian & Education and CBA will each present metrics and analyses at the summit from their respective member stores.

 

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