Christian Product Expo underway in Lexington

Author Carol Kent signs copies of her latest book during “Appetizers and Autographs” at Christian Product Expo.

The summer 2022 Christian Product Expo (CPE) is underway at the Hyatt Regency Central Bank Center in Lexington, Kentucky. The three-day event will be held from August 14-16.

CPE officially kicked off with a “Praise and Worship” service on Sunday morning. Highlights of the event include training sessions for retailers, author book signings, author training seminars, and more, along with an exhibition floor that features top-selling Christian products and new releases.

Christian Product Expo (CPE) is hosted twice a year, in summer and winter, and is presented by The Munce Group. For more information about the show, go to

 Among the event’s highlights, authors had an opportunity to greet retailers and hand out copies of their latest books during an “Appetizers and Autographs” event on Sunday before dinner. Author Grace Valentine spoke on Sunday night prior to a movie screening of “The Harbinger II” movie from Jonathan Cahn (Charisma House.) The exhibition floor opened on Monday morning. Each morning, attendees were invited to attend breakfast and morning devotions. The event will continue through Tuesday afternoon.

The summer event follows a successful winter CPE, which was held at Embassy Suites and Concord Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina from February 13-15. The show was the largest winter show to date with nearly 80 retail stores in attendance. Twenty-one of the retail stores were first-time attendees and 10 were walk-ups

Founded in October 1991, The Munce Group serves nearly 200 member retailers across the United States. The mission of the Munce Group is to provide member retailers with the highest quality Christian materials and services to equip independent Christian retailers.