We have been consistently impressed with FrontGate’s track record in achieving results that really impact faith-based publishers and authors, as well as their creative approach to influencing the key audiences we want to reach for these events.
Orange County, CA (PRWEB)
September 13, 2017
The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has selected FrontGate Media, one of the world’s leading Faith and Family marketing agencies, as PR agency of record. FrontGate will be working with ECPA to provide brand strategy and communications services including Publicity, Social Media, and Grassroots Outreach for the annual THE CHRISTY AWARDS™ GALA and the launch of THE ART OF WRITING CONFERENCE.
The conference and awards program will attract aspiring and published writers, creatives and storytellers, along with publishing professionals. Writers will find encouragement, information and inspiration while Christian fiction fans and publishers will celebrate the best faith-affirming stories of the year and find new ways to elevate the genre. Registration and information for both events can be found here.
The Art of Writing Conference, held on November 8 from 1-5 pm, will be a half-day event dedicated to writers, storytellers and publishing curators. Designed to bring together creators and curators, the conference will feature intensive seminars that celebrate the creative life, and provide practical tips for the challenges in this rapidly changing industry. Speakers and Panelists excel in a variety of roles, and will be discussing issues including diversity in storytelling, handling discouragement, and various perspectives on living a creative life. Speakers include Andrew Peterson (musician, author and founder of The Rabbit Room), Theon Hill Ph.D. (Wheaton College), Carrie Schmidt (blogger), Cynthia Ruchti (author and agent), Beth Adams (Howard Books), Karen Watson (Tyndale House), Dan Balow (Gilead Publishing), Amy Green (Bethany House) and Chris Fabry (author and radio personality).
The Christy Award™ Gala will also take place on November 8, exactly 50 years after the novel Christy debuted at #1 on the New York Times Best Seller List for Fiction in 1967. The dinner event will be hosted by Best-Selling Christian Authors Karen Kingsbury, Andrew Peterson and…