2023 ACE Retreat
We have opened up registration for our annual fall retreat! This retreat is our most significant opportunity for member nurture and development. There are opportunities to be inspired, learn new editorial skills, explore industry trends, and network with colleagues. It will be held Wednesday, September 13, to Friday, September 15, 2023, at the Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat Center in the Chicago suburb of Barrington, Illinois, near the Chicago O’Hare Airport.
Please complete this Google form to register.
The information in the form will go to Miranda Gardner (123.bank.with.ACE@gmail.com) who will then send an invoice for payment.
Early bird rates are in effect until August 1.
It’s $359 for a single room and all meals or $275 for a commuter rate with all meals.
Wednesday, September 13
3 pm Check in
6 pm Dinner
7 pm Welcome gathering
Thursday, September 14
Morning devotion: David Ouoba, Tyndale vice president of operations, “Divine Pursuit: A Biblical Perspective on Diversity”
Keynote: “Media and Mediation: Historical and Contemporary Reflections on Being a Media Star,” Mike Cosper, host of The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill podcast
Christianity Today Panel on new media
“Diversity in Publishing” panel with David Ouoba and Tyndale’s diversity team
“What to Do When Your Author Sins,” ACE member panel
Small group discussion
Dinner out—Francesca’s in Barrington
Friday, September 15
Morning devotion: Catherine McNeil, author of All Shall Be Well, “God’s Call to Lead from Love”
“What Editors Need to Know about AI,” Adam Graber, co-host of the Device & Virtue podcast
Annual business meeting
“Soul Care for Editors,” Joyce Dinkins, ACE board member, owner and director of Publishing in Color
The 2022 retreat in Nashville was a spiritual and professional blessing. Thank you.
– Marcus Costantino
ACE Member since 2022