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2010 Christian Book Expo Canceled

christianlogo.gifAfter a low turnout in this publishing recession, the Christian Book Expo was canceled for next year.

According to Publishers Weekly, the sponsoring organization–the board of Evangelical Christian Publishers Association–has canceled the show until it can recover from the inaugural expo’s losses this year. Recently, organizer and Thomas Nelson CEO Michael Hyatt pondered why 1,500 readers arrived when organizers were expecting between 15,000 and 20,000 people.

Here’s more from ECPA CEO Mark Kuyper, from the article: “We want to clean up the debt before we consider future options.”

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