Meet our Sponsors



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.


Or, head over to Firebrand's Expo Track and send a note in the discussion forum.
Joshua is also leading two Master Classes. Check them out in the Master Class Track.


ingram content group

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.

CONNECT WITH rob clements

Or, head over to Ingram's Expo Track and send a note in the discussion forum.
Ingram's Bailey Davis is also leading a Master Class. Check it out in the Master Class Track.

LSC Communications

lsc communications

LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) is a global leader in traditional and digital print, print-related services and office products that serves the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers.  The Company’s service offering includes e-services, warehousing and fulfillment and supply chain management. LSC utilizes a broad portfolio of technology capabilities coupled with consultative attention to clients' needs to increase speed to market, reduce costs, provide postal savings to customers and improve efficiencies. Strategically located operations provide local service and responsiveness while leveraging the economic, geographic and technological advantages of an international organization.  

CONNECT WITH kathy ferguson

Or, head over to LSC's Expo Track and send a note in the discussion forum.
Kathy is also moderating a session in the Data, Delivery & Workflow Track.
Brittyne Lewis is leading two Master Classes. Check them out in the Master Class Track.

Nord Compo

Nord compo

With almost 50 years’ experience serving Christian and secular publishers, Nord Compo is one of the top providers of prepress, digital 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, digital, design 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, Princeton University Press, OverDrive and Kobo, as well as many smaller publishers. We work with religious publishers InterVarsity Press, Gateway Publishing, Ligonier Ministries, Brethren Press, Lifeway and Bible League.  In summary, for most publishers, working with Nord Compo will reduce costs, increase overall quality and efficiency and reduce prepress production time.

CONNECT WITH larry bennett

Or, head over to the Nord Compo Expo Track and send a note in the discussion forum.
Larry is also leading two Master Classes. Check them out in the Master Class Track.

Bethany Press

bethany press international

The Bethany Press name has been synonymous with quality and service for over 65 years as a trusted book manufacturer serving Christian publishers. As a ministry-based company, Bethany Press is committed to the advancement of the Gospel through Christian books and providing support for the training and sending of missionaries. Our partnership with Anchor Distributors offers publishers and ministries an efficient print and distribution solution that can lower their cost of doing business. Bethany Press also owns, a quick turn commercial printing service, offering publishers, ministries, churches, and individuals online print ordering for business cards, brochures, booklets, sell sheets, banners, and much more.

CONNECT WITH pete larson

Or, head over to the Bethany Press Expo Track and send a note in the discussion forum.
Pete is also leading a session in the Data, Delivery & Workflow Track.



BookBub is a free service that helps millions of readers discover books they’ll love while providing publishers and authors with a way to drive sales and find new fans. Upon joining, members receive emails with unbeatable ebook deals in their favorite genres that have been selected by our expert editorial team, with links to purchase on their preferred retailer. BookBub works with all major ebook retailers and devices, and partners with thousands of the industry’s leading publishers and authors to promote their books. Visit our partners site to learn how you can promote a book with BookBub, or browse our Partners Blog for marketing ideas and publishing insights.

CONNECT WITH cleo harrington

Or, head over to the BookBub Expo Track and send a note in the discussion forum.
Cleo is also leading a Master Class. Check it out in the Master Class Track.

Color House Graphics

color house graphics

Color House Graphics offers publishers a complete range of hard and softcover book manufacturing.  We offer sheetfed offset and complete digital production to handle the full life cycle of your books. CHG specializes in short and medium runs of high-quality black and white and full-color publications.  We also provide an array of other value-added services, including fulfillment, warehousing, and distribution.

CONNECT WITH phil knight

Or, head over to the Color House Expo Track and send a note in the discussion forum.
Color House Graphics sponsors the Top Shelf Book Award program by producing its print annual of the winners.

Core Publishing Solutions

core publishing solutions

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.

CONNECT WITH vickie jensen

Or, head over to the Core Publishing Solutions Expo Track and send a note in the discussion forum.


the npd group

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.

CONNECT WITH brooke borneman

Or, head over to the NPD Expo Track and send a note in the discussion forum.
Kristen McLean is one of our keynote presenters. Sign up for her webinar in the Keynotes Track.