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    Learn who the finalists are for this year's Azbees!
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    Congrats to this year's Young Leaders Scholarship winners! Adrienne Wagner, Sam Ochs, Hallie Busta, Larissa Newton and Libby Hoppe
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Upcoming Events & Education

July 25-26:
2014 ASBPE National Conference, Hotel Allegro, Chicago
Get all the details and register now!
Download the conference brochure in PDF format.

July 11: Heartland Region, Cleveland
July 24: Upper Midwest Region, Chicago
July 25: National Azbee Awards banquet, Chicago

Central Region winners
New England Region winners
Northeast Region winners
Mid-Atlantic Region winners
Pacific Region winners
Southeast Region winners

Third Thursday Happy Hours

View all Third Thursday dates and info here!

August 21: What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever received?
Boston, Cleveland, Kansas City, New York, Washington D.C.

National Awards

2014 Azbee Award Finalists
The winners of the national Azbee Awards of Excellence will be announced at the National Awards Ceremony on July 25 in Chicago, which will be held in conjunction with the 2014 National Conference. See who the finalists are.

Young Leaders Scholars

Congratulations to the following editors, who have won ASBPE 2014 Young Leaders Scholarships:

  • Libby Hoppe (Collinson Media & Events, Georgia)
  • Larrisa Newton (Journal Multimedia, Pennsylvania)
  • Adrienne Wagner (Advanstar, Kansas City)
  • Hallie Busta (Hanley Wood Media, Inc., Washington, D.C.)
  • Sam Oches (Food News Media, Chapel Hill, N.C.)

ASBPE Membership

As an ASBPE member, you will enjoy discounts to educational and networking events, free Webinar registrations until the early bird deadline, and a discount on entries to the Azbees awards competition. Join now or renew your membership to take advantage of these and other benefits. Membership is only $75 for full-time editors, writers and designers and $50 for freelancers.

Ethics Corner

Ethics updates
7 ethics issues likely to raise your temperature
Infractions list includes undermining front cover integrity, added push for ad formats closely simulating editorial content, and slipshod fact-checking policies. Read more on our LinkedIn page. (Login required.)

Get advice from ASBPE’s new ethics newsletter.

The quarterly Ethics News Updates e-newsletter provides in-depth analysis of ethical trends and problems facing the B2B publishing industry.
Read Ethics News Updates now.

Ethics Advisory: Proactive marketing effort is editor’s best response when publisher seeks to increase ad/editorial swaps
Advertiser pressure for more editorial tie-ins continues to be the dominant ethical issue editors confront. A nervous publisher coping with ad sales slippage may attempt to trample editorial colleagues.



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