ASBPE is partner in international publishing competition.

CLEVELAND — With almost 700 entries from across the world, the 2005 Tabbie Awards have shown phenomenal growth from 2004, more than doubling in size. Judges commented favorably on the high quality of the entries in both editorial and design sections.

Highlighting the Best Single Issue category — the competition’s most comprehensive — are entries from U.K.-based Legal Business, U.S.-based Pensions & Investments, and New Zealand-based NZ Retail, which took the Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards respectively. The Top 25 of the Best Single Issue category included titles such as Automotive News Europe, Asia Pacific Food Industry, Executive Magazine, RT Image, Wood Design & Building, TravelAge West, and IEEE Spectrum.

Gold design award winners are Playthings, for Front Cover, Digital Imagery; InfoWorld, for Front Cover, Illustration; NZ Retail, for Front Cover, Photograph; CSO, for Front Cover, Special Issue; CMO, for Opening Page or Spread; and PC World, for Table of Contents.

Gold editorial award winners are PC World, for Department; Network World, for Editor’s Column; CSO, for Feature Article; CIO, for Focus/Profile Article; PC World, for How-To Article or Series; Accountancy Age, for News Coverage; Information Security, for Product Section; ABA Journal, for Regular Column; Accountancy Age, for Single News Article; CIO, for Special Section, and Ward’s AutoWorld, for Technical Article.

Magazines that took home four or more awards include CIO, CMO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, Law Institute Journal, Network World, Oracle, and PC World.

Presented by Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI), this second-year editorial and design competition was open to English-language B2B publications worldwide, published at least quarterly. Complete results, along with selected comments from the judges and samples of the winning entries, are available on the TABPI web site. ASBPE has been a partner in the awards program since its inception last year.