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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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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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