USA (Friday, July 14, 2017, Gaudium Press) The Catholic Writers Conference will be July 18-21, 2017 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel, in conjunction with the Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show.
This year’s conference them is “The Catholic Imagination.” What makes Catholic creativity different, and how can we use that to craft works that are unique. The conference allows you to connect personally with Catholic publishers and retailers, to learn more about the art, show your work, learn the craft and network.
This year’s program includes:
•workshops on marketing and writing
•presentations on marketing and selling your work
•in-person pitch sessions
•group critique sessions
•national CWG Members meeting (guests welcome, of course)
We’ll be announcing our presenters soon – so stay tuned.
CMN Events (Optional)
We hold our conference in cooperation with the Catholic Marketing Network. This year, they are offering four special events that are open to CWCL attendees. Registration for these events are handled through CMN’s web site. In the “*Please select your registration type.:” drop down, select “Catholic Writers Guild.” You will collect your tickets for these events at CMN’s registration desk.
Marytown – The National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe Pilgrimage 3:30 PM – 10:00 PM $30.00
Visit Marytown, the National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe and National Center of the Militia Immaculata. Includes tour of Mundelein Seminary, presentation on Marytown History, dinner, outdoor Rosary walk, gift show, Eucharistic Adoration, Mass and blessing with relic of St. Maximillian Kolbe
National Shrine of St. Therese Pilgrimage 3:30 PM – 10:00 PM $30.00
Visit the National Shrine of St. Therese the Little Flower. Includes tour, time in gift shopw, dinner, reflection time and garden walks, Mass.
Breakfast and Speaker 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM $15.00
Hot breakfast with a featured speaker to be announced. Sponsored by Ignatius Press.
First Annual Catholic Marketing Network Leadership Dinner 6:45 PM – 10:00 PM $55.00
The Catholic Marketing Network will recognize Joseph Scheildler a Pro-Life leader and founder of the Pro-Life Action League who for more than 40 years has fought tirelessly for the cause of Life. Fr. Frank Pavone is the Master of ceremonies.
For more information please contact Ann Lewis Catholic Writers Guild
firstname.lastname@example.org – tel 317-755-2693