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MAY 3–4, Philadelphia

Sponsor Hall

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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 entire publishing process. Title Management Enterprise Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post-production, marketing, and sales. Eloquence on Demand is the industry gold standard for implementing ONIX and maximizing control of how data and assets reach the marketplace. Eloquence on Alert’s proprietary title performance monitoring service collects key, hard-to-access details about your products from major online marketplaces and review sites, and puts all of that information directly at your fingertips. FlightDeck is the most powerful EPUB Quality Assurance and validation tool available. NetGalley helps publishers connect with a large and growing number of book influencers, creating buzz about your books, and getting key feedback, before publication. FirebrandTech.com

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Independent Publishers Group (IPG) is a leading provider of expert distribution services for innovative publishers of print and ebooks, and provides other client services ranging from advertising, pre-publication consultation, and PR to trade show promotion, marketing and digital support. With an emphasis on targeted selling of both front and backlist titles in all channels, IPG gives publishers broader reach into more markets, including general trade, academic, children's, Spanish and gift. IPGbook.com

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Ingram Content Group Inc. is the world’s largest and most trusted distributor of physical and digital content. Thousands of publishers, retailers, and libraries worldwide use our best-of-class digital, audio, print, print-on-demand, inventory management, wholesale and full-service distribution programs to realize the full business potential of books. IngramContent.com

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The knk Group develops and markets knkPublishing – the only Microsoft certified publishing software in the world. knk combines classical ERP functions (financial accounting, order to cash, inventory) of Microsoft Dynamics with publishing industry specific functions such as rights & royalties, editorial, production, and metadata management. We also offer a full suite of customer engagement tools that includes CRM, marketing automation, and event management. knk helps publishers and media companies use the latest, future-proof technology to grow and optimize their processes and successfully reach out to new target groups. knk has over 450 publishing customers globally and is proud to count many religious publishers among them. knk combines the strengths of a business consultancy and the solution expertise of a software house. We’re “Much More Than Software.” knkpublishingsoftware.com

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Since 1864, the Lakeside Book Company has been innovating the printing industry. Today, we continue to push the art of bookmaking to new frontiers, offering the highest quality books and services for publishers of all sizes. We offer printing, distribution, sales and marketing, and IP protection services to publishers throughout the industry. To us, every book matters. Every word. Every page. And every hand that helped build it. It’s how we craft remarkable and memorable books for readers around the world. We're here to meet your needs and help keep the world reading. LakesideBookCompany.com

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With 50 years’ experience serving Christian and secular publishers, Nord Compo is one of the top providers of prepress, editorial, digital, audiobook and book design services worldwide. Through a combination of scale, proprietary technology and decades of experience, Nord Compo offers publishers of all sizes custom solutions designed to save money and increase efficiency while substantially reducing the prepress production cycle. Headquartered in France with over 500 employees worldwide, Nord Compo provides end-to-end composition, editorial, digital, design. audiobook creation and recovery of out-of-print book services to some of the biggest names in publishing, including Hachette, Elsevier, Pottermore, Sourcebooks, Springer, Ingram, Wolters-Kluwer, University of Hawaii Press, OverDrive and Practising Law Institute, as well as many smaller publishers. We work with many Christian publishers including InterVarsity Press, Gateway Publishing, Ligonier Ministries, New Reformation, Lifeway, William Carey Publishing, Church Publishing and many more. Our Nordsoft tech division specializes in automated SaaS platforms for high efficiency composition and digital work as well as offering B2C white-labeled platforms for publishers to interact directly with consumers. In summary, for most publishers, working with Nord Compo will reduce costs, increase overall quality and efficiency and reduce prepress production time. NordCompo.com

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Advantage helps you market, sell and distribute your books and ebooks, offering the flexibility to sell them as one-shots, in continuity programs, as repeat orders, as part of book clubs and series or standing orders. Advantage capabilities also include managing digital subscriptions, entitlements, magazines, product bundles, memberships, events, payments, telemarketing and customer service. Advantage offers an integrated eCommerce platform (powerful shopping cart, self-service portal, landing page design tool), and its vast API and extensibility framework means Advantage can seamlessly integrate with other applications in your ecosystem. Advantage provides powerful promotion management, affinity programs, flexible premium management and comprehensive billing options to help grow your business. And you will have access to our exceptional customer service tools, including upselling, cross-selling and retention. AdvantageCS.com

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Baker & Taylor Publisher Services (BTPS) is a leading provider of economical services and solutions to Christian and other book publishers, with a robust worldwide reach to Christian booksellers, ABA, trade, and other book markets. BTPS services include full-service sales and distribution, book manufacturing – including POD, offset, and short-run digital printing -- and inventory management, and third-party logistics. As a division of Baker & Taylor, BTPS serves Christian client publishers who also benefit from their position as a major supplier of public libraries as well as their relationship with suppliers of educational institutions. For more information, please contact Randy McKenzie (rmckenzie@btpubservices.com) or visit www.btpubservices.com.

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The Bethany Press name has been synonymous with quality and service for over 65 years as a trusted book manufacturer serving Christian publishers. Our commitment to the advancement of the Gospel through Christian books is evidenced by the fact that serving Christian publishers is our top priority. Our partnership with Anchor Distributors offers publishers and ministries an efficient print and distribution solution that can lower their cost of doing business. We also own ChristianPrint.com, a quick turn commercial printing service offering publishers, ministries, churches, and individuals online ordering for business cards, brochures, booklets, sell sheets, banners, and much more. BethanyPress.com

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Thomson Reuters Core Publishing Solutions provides end-to-end Book Printing, Warehouse and Fulfillment solutions for publishers of all sizes. Digital and offset print solutions as well as case bound, perfect bound and smythe sewn binding options are available. The books are produced using state of the art equipment which provides publishers high quality books at a cost effective price. Located in Eagan, MN (a suburb of Minneapolis) Core Publishing Solutions has been producing books for over 140 years. CorePublishingSolutions.com

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MetaComet Systems eliminates the headaches and burdens of royalty management. Simplify your royalty management process, maximize your accuracy, minimize waste, and reduce the time you spend managing royalties by up to 90%. With over 130 customers using our royalty management systems, MetaComet has the royalty management and royalty solution experience and expertise to help every publisher experience success. Give your organization complete control of managing author royalty payments with the Royalty Tracker® platform. Stop by our table at the Leadership Summit for a review of your royalty process. Learn whether royalty automation makes sense for your organization and how it can best be incorporated into your operations. We offer a month free for attendees who sign up in May in addition to the ECPA member benefits. metacomet.com

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NPD Book is the market leader in data and insights for the $24B U.S. publishing industry. Through our portfolio of products and services including BookScan, PubTrack Digital, Book License Report, and Christian Breakout Reporting, along with our analysts’ unique industry expertise, we help our clients understand their performance, their consumers, and their opportunities and grow their businesses in today’s rapidly evolving retail landscape. npd.com

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Target Audience Insights™ connects book publishers with their target reader audiences in order to capture in-depth, unbiased feedback that helps shape their best possible final product through intent-to-purchase scoring, manuscript analysis, title and cover testing, and marketing/metadata optimization. Our bottom line is to improve your publishing group’s bottom line.

Partnering with thousands of First Look Readers™, TAI has empowered authors such as Lysa TerKeurst, Louis Giglio, and Max Lucado and Christian publishers such as Thomas Nelson, Zondervan, Tyndale, David C. Cook, W Publishing and others to launch their best works ever and market effectively in an overcrowded world of content. Learn more and download free sample reports at www.targetaudienceinsights.com

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Virtusales is the creator of the industry-leading Biblio Suite of publishing software. Working with some of the world's leading publishers, we optimize their workflows and bring efficiencies to their business processes with innovative software, exceptional service and a collaborative approach. Religious publishers already using the Biblio Suite include The United Methodist Publishing House, SPCK Publishing, Lion Hudson and InterVarsity Press. Our leading edge, web-based technology, rapid development cycle of new functionality and close working relationships with our customers ensure that our client publishers are able to manage and adapt to the industry's challenges more efficiently, now and in the future. To learn more and book a demo, visit: virtusales.com/new-biblio-demo

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