Upcoming Events

  • Online registration now open: ASBPE’s 2018 B2B Media Success Conference and Azbee Awards of Excellence Banquet ASBPE’S 2018 B2B MEDIA SUCCESS CONFERENCE AND AZBEE AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE BANQUET MAY 10-11, 2018 NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, WASHINGTON, DC  Welcome to the official page of the 2018 B2B Media Success Conference and Azbee Awards of Excellence Banquet – the annual gathering of the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). We are particularly excited because the 2018 conference will be ...
  • Free webcast—Mind the Gap: What Publishers Really Want From Editors The long-standing tradition of a Church and State-like separation between the editorial and business functions of a magazine allows readers to have confidence in the integrity of editorial content. But it also breaks the connection between two halves of a whole. This in turn affects how magazines respond to change, which–in today’s turbulent industry climate–can ...
  • Archived webcast: Inside the Magazine of the Year Azbee Award Winners In this webcast, learn what it takes to put together a best-in-class B2B magazine. The editors of the two Magazine of the Year Azbee Award winners (QSR and Security Management) will share an inside look at their production process and strategy, offering tips on creating a B2B publication that is insightful, interesting, and innovative. Please click here to ...
  • Archived webcast: 5 Apps to Create Videos in 5 Minutes or Less Video is the single most important content strategy today. It is the most effective medium, with more shares, better reach, longer visit duration, higher retention, and more conversions. Video can also be time-consuming, difficult, and expensive—but only if you don’t know a better, smarter way to create video content. In this hands-on webinar from mobile journalist ...
  • How to develop an audience engagement strategy that works Audience engagement goes beyond simply sharing an article, media or photo on social media. It involves creating a post that’s compelling enough to get your audience to interact with it. More importantly, it’s finding what your audience wants and capitalizing on it, says Ren LaForme, interactive learning producer at The Poynter Institute. It’s not an easy ...
  • Roy Peter Clark on Writing Short Poynter Senior Scholar and prolific author Roy Peter Clark closed out the day’s events with a lively session on how to write succinctly. Using a combination of piano playing, anecdotes, famous examples and written exercises, Clark encouraged attendees to be more thoughtful about the way in which they craft sentences—the mere order of words in ...

Webinars

  • Free webcast—Mind the Gap: What Publishers Really Want From Editors The long-standing tradition of a Church and State-like separation between the editorial and business functions of a magazine allows readers to have confidence in the integrity of editorial content. But it also breaks the connection between two halves of a whole. This in turn affects how magazines respond to change, which–in today’s turbulent industry climate–can ...
  • Archived webcast: 5 Apps to Create Videos in 5 Minutes or Less Video is the single most important content strategy today. It is the most effective medium, with more shares, better reach, longer visit duration, higher retention, and more conversions. Video can also be time-consuming, difficult, and expensive—but only if you don’t know a better, smarter way to create video content. In this hands-on webinar from mobile journalist ...
  • Archived Webcast: Mapping Local Market Data Are you a bit of a Map Geek? Want to put finally put that Geography minor to good use? Or do you want to learn how to use maps to provide your online and print audiences with demographic info or other data on the local metro, county or state level? Led by Electrical Wholesaling magazine ...
  • Archived webcast: Looking Deeper with Data Sometimes it helps to be a hoarder. When reporting on private companies, details collected in a structured way can often be as illuminating as what a reporter gets from interviews. Katelyn Polantz, an Azbee Award-winning business reporter and data editor at American Law Media, shows how B2B publications can unmask hidden parts of any industry. Please click ...
  • Archived webcast: Inside the Magazines of the Year Want to know what it takes to put together a best-in-class B2B magazine? Learn from the best as the editors of the two Magazine of the Year Azbee Award winners share an inside look at their production process and strategy. Speakers: Kim Kleman, Editor, The American Lawyer Jim McKay, Editor, Emergency Management Please click here to view the archived ...
  • Archived webcast: The keys to a great interview Reported stories are no better than what you can glean from sources. But many of the standard approaches to interviews can reduce your chances of good results. Learn from freelancers Erik Sherman, Annie Logue, Randy Hecht, and Robert McGarvey how to approach an interview as more of an exploratory conversation than a checklist of queries ...

Previous Events

  • Boston/New England Third Thursdays Are Back! We’ve resumed our monthly summer series of networking happy hours. Join us to talk shop and meet other business-to-business media pros. We’ll be asking attendees to tweet on suggested topics with the #asbpe hashtag, and we’ll give away gift cards for the best tweets. ASBPE national will give ...
  • Crafting Content That Travels: DC Chapter Event Reaching target audiences online requires more than a strategic social media plan.
  • Transforming B2B Journalism Into Interactive Storytelling New York Chapter event on April 24: Transforming B2B Journalism Into Interactive Storytelling News and features may still be the core of your content, but the written word is now just one way to present them. B2B journalism today, and going ...
  • Save the date! Happy Editors’ Hour — a networking event for Chicago-area B2B journalists SAVE THE DATE: Happy Editors’ Hour! — a networking event for Chicago-area B2B journalists ASBPE’s Chicago Chapter invites you to join us for our winter networking event. Enjoy complimentary heavy appetizers and a cash bar while mingling with  fellow writers and ...
  • Back to the Future: Editorial Strategies for 2013 and Beyond Back to the Future: Editorial Strategies for 2013 and Beyond Publishing today is multiplatform and multichannel, and editors need to be at the helm of it all. Join ASBPE-NY for a half-day bootcamp on such pressing topics as app development, video ...
  • Join us for October Third Thursday Happy Hour Join us for October Third Thursday Happy Hour After a break in September, ASBPE Boston will continue Third Thursdays happy hours again in October. Third Thursdays are a great way for editors and designers to network and have some fun, too. Our ...