Registration is now limited to availability.
The price is $250 online or $275 at the door.

The registration form will remain online and accept registrations based on availability. However, food will not be guaranteed, and other benefits, such as the attendee directory, may not be available.
The form will be removed when the last spots are filled.

Our 2018 conference in Grand Rapids will begin at noon on Thursday, 5/3/18, and end at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, 5/5/18. Review the conference schedule. Your registration includes keynotes, sessions, the faculty panel, at least one individual appointment with a faculty member, afternoon refreshments on Thursday, lunch and snacks on Friday, and Saturday morning refreshments.

PEN members, please check your membership documents to find your discount code.
Not a member? Become a member of The Christian PEN and receive discounted registration.

From 1/1/18 to 3/15/18, refunds are available, less a $25 administrative fee.
No refunds will be given on or after 3/16/18.

Late registration is available for the full conference or partial attendance.

Registration at the door will be $275.

“Editors spend their careers investing in writers, content, and manuscripts. But who invests in the editors? The answer is PENCON, a conference that focuses exclusively on Christian editors and their unique calling. As the former fiction publisher at Thomas Nelson, I’ve seen first-hand the impact PENCON makes through their unique mix of teaching, information, and restoration. It’s a smart investment of time and money for those who shape the content that fuels the Christian publishing industry.”
           —Allen Arnold, former Thomas
Nelson Fiction Publisher and
Author of The Story of With

Complete the following form to register for PENCON 2018.

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PENCON and the DoubleTree will do their best to accommodate your dietary needs. However, we cannot guarantee the selections.

Attendee Directory

We are creating a directory for attendees to have everyone's contact information. We hope this encourages you to find out more about each other and network both at and after the conference.

Each listing will include your name, email, website, phone number, and specialties (or a tagline). You may include all, some, or none of this information.

Payment via PayPal

If the name on your PayPal account differs from the name on your registration (e.g., if your PayPal is a business or spouse’s account), please enter that name in the Comments below. Without both names, we may be unable to match your payment to your registration. Thank you.

Would you like a discount?

Members of The Christian PEN get discounts on registration. If you are not a member, see the Membership page to determine what level is best for you. Once you apply and pay for membership, you may register as a member.

Please note that you can pay with a credit card using PayPal without creating a PayPal account.
Discount codes cannot be combined with membership discounts.

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