• 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 ...
  • ASBPE and AEJMC Select Top Winners for 2017 Student Magazine Writing Competition To honor the future leaders in the journalism industry, ASBPE partners with the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annually for the annual B2B student writing competition. For 2017, Haley Smith won first place for her article, titled “Millennial Money Matters.” In turn, she will receive a $100 check from the ASBPE Foundation ...
  • ASBPE announces new national officers for 2017-19 term (ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) is pleased to announce its new team of national executive officers. Dom Yanchunas has been elected president for the 2017-19 term. Yanchunas is a New York-based business journalist who is currently a reporter with American Metal Market, part of Metal Bulletin Group and Euromoney ...
  • ASBPE names Louise Esola of Business Insurance its 2017 Stephen Barr Award winner Louise Esola, who has served as a Business Insurance staff reporter and freelancer for more than 10 years, is the 2017 winner of ASBPE’s Stephen Barr Award for her December 2016 investigative feature package “Who Pays to Heal Mental Injuries of First Responders?” Previously, she worked as a reporter and columnist for the North County ...
  • 2017 National Azbee Award Winners QSR, Security Management, Big Law Business Win Top 2017 ASBPE Honors; Louise Esola of Business Insurance Receives Its Stephen Barr Award ASBPE honored QSR magazine and Security Management magazine as the B2B Magazines of the Year for 2017, and named Big Law Business as its Website of the Year. The organization of business-to-business editors chose Meatingplace as winner of its award for ...
  • ASBPE Selects 2017 Young Leader Scholars For more than a decade, ASBPE has recognized future leaders in the B2B press with the Young Leader Scholarship. This year, the scholarship covers a two-night hotel stay and the registration for five YLS winners  to attend ASPBE’s National Editorial Conference May 17-18 at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla. The judges selected the winners ...
  • Announcing the 2017 Azbee Awards of Excellence regional winners Congratulations to the finalists and winners of 2017 Azbee Awards of Excellence! This year more than 1,200 entries were received and more than 90 experienced B2B editors and designers assisted with judging the 76 categories of entries. Regional winners were announced at banquets across the United States in April and early May. National winners will be announced at the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Why Attend ASBPE’s 2017 B2B Media Success Conference? This Will Convince You (and Your Boss) Hi there. It’s ASBPE here. You’re reading this because either you’re considering attending our B2B Media Success Conference or someone whose travel and professional development budget you approve wants to attend. Nice to meet you. We know budgets around travel and professional development are tight. In fact, for many B2B media organizations, business model changes have ...
  • ASBPE 2017 National Conference & Azbee Awards Banquet The 2017 B2B Media Success Conference—Your connection to the best in B2B excellence Award-winning journalists and expert teachers will share their secrets to success in the 2017 ASBPE national conference and Azbee Awards Banquet. Join us May 17-18 for this dynamic annual event. You’ll leave with a growing network of industry experts, fresh insights on the latest ...
  • ASBPE Members: Sign Up for Free for an ASBPE Ethics Chat What’s your biggest B2B ethical problem? Be ready to confront ‘terrible 10’ integrity snafus What’s your most pressing business-to-business editorial ethics issue today? Do you have any solutions? Members of the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) want to learn more. Due to the recent spate of “fake news” discussions, you might wonder if your readers are ...
  • ASBPE announces 2017 Azbee Awards of Excellence finalists ASBPE congratulates all the finalists of the Azbee Awards of Excellence competition! This year more than 1,200 entries were received and more than 90 experienced B2B editors and designers assisted with judging the 76 categories of entries. The Azbees honor the best in business-to-business media, recognizing outstanding work by B2B, trade, association and professional publications. One ...
  • Call for nominations: 2017 Journalism That Matters Award The Journalism That Matters Award was first presented in 2009. The award was inspired by ASBPE’s book of the same title, which features case studies of B2B journalists whose articles brought about change within their industries. Editors may nominate themselves or a deserving colleague. The first winner of the Journalism That Matters Award was HSToday editor ...
  • 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 ...
  • ASBPE 2017 National Conference—Meet the speakers Joining us for the 2017 National Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida, on May 17-18? Read through the biographies below to get to know the speakers before you come. To find out more about the conference and sessions click here. Ren LaForme Interactive Learning Producer, The Poynter Institute Ren LaForme is a producer at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, ...
  • American Society of Business Publication Editors Launches Registration for its 2017 Annual Conference & National Azbee Awards Banquet The B2B Media Success Conference connects B2B editors with best practices, networking opportunities St. Petersburg, Fla. – The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) has opened registration for its 2017 Annual Conference & National Azbee Awards of Excellence Banquet to be held May 17-18, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Business-to-Business Media Success Conference brings ...
  • SPJ, 60 other journalism groups, ask Trump administration for meeting on government access The Society of Professional Journalists, American Society of Business Publication Editors, and more than 60 other journalism organizations have requested a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence to discuss access to government. The coalition sent a letter today to Trump and Pence, asking for a meeting or conference call to discuss: • the ...
  • Kansas City chapter event: Data and visual storytelling boot camp Join the Kansas City chapter on February 28th for a data and visual storytelling boot camp. Registration, networking and breakfast will begin at 8:00 am. Sessions will run from 8:30 to noon. When: February 28th, 2017, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Sessions will include: 8-8:30 — Breakfast, registration, and networking 8:30-9:15— Gathering the data you want: How to ask the best questions ...
  • NYC Chapter Event: Mobile Video Basics for Wordsmiths Video is an essential and growing part of today’s content mix. But many new and veteran wordsmiths in B2B publishing are less than comfortable with video —especially mobile video. That’s about to change. Join ASBPE-NY and EFA for “Mobile Video Basics for Wordsmiths,” a panel discussion on weaving mobile coverage into your context mix. Our experts will ...
  • Video: Lifetime Achievement Award winner Roy Harris discusses his career and biggest accomplishments ASBPE Lifetime Achievement Winner Roy Harris discusses his career in B2B media and his biggest accomplishments. Our 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Roy Harris on what this award means to him.
  • Applications are open for the 2017 ASBPE Young Leaders Scholarship competition! The submission deadline for all materials is 11:59 pm, CDT, February 1, 2017.
  • Washington, D.C. Chapter Holiday Happy Hour and Q&A—Reporting on the Trump Administration: Lessons for the Business Press Holiday Happy Hour and Q&A—Reporting on the Trump Administration: Lessons for the Business Press Ready to celebrate the holidays and look forward to the year ahead? Join your colleagues at the ASBPE DC Chapter Holiday Happy Hour on Wednesday, December 14, at 5:30 pm! We will meet at James Hoban’s Irish Bar and Restaurant at 1 Dupont ...
  • The 2017 Azbee Awards are now open for entries Enter the Azbees! Winners represent the finest print, online, and design content in business-to-business publications The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) is now accepting entries for the Azbee Awards of Excellence. The Azbee Awards are highly competitive and celebrate the highest quality writing and design in business-to-business, trade, association and professional publications. The awards honor ...
  • D.C. Chapter Event: Lunch With a Lawyer—Fair Use For Editors in Today’s Digital Age Lunch With a Lawyer: Fair Use For Editors in Today’s Digital Age Is it okay to use that image from Flickr? Repost that video from YouTube? Take a segment of that video for your own video? Is your article summary a copyright violation? Who really owns that image, video, or synopsis? How and when should you ...
  • 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 ...
  • The 13th Annual Stephen Barr Award for Feature Writing: Tom Wadsworth “INVENTIVENESS. INSIGHT. BALANCE. DEPTH. IMPACT” Tom Wadsworth, editor of Door + Access Systems newsmagazine, is the 2016 winner of ASBPE’s Stephen Barr Award for his Fall 2015 article “The Worst Garage Door Company in the Nation.” His investigation into the long-running scams associated with Garage Door Services Co., and its founder Peter James Stephens Jr., exposed ...
  • 2016 National Azbee Award Winners Emergency Management, The American Lawyer, Architect Win Top 2016 ASBPE Honors; Tom Wadsworth of Door + Access Systems Receives Its Stephen Barr Award ASBPE honored Emergency Management and The American Lawyer as Magazines of the Year for 2016 and named Architect as its Website of the Year. The organization of business-to-business editors chose UBM Life Sciences, Veterinary as winner of its award for Best Cross-Platform Package of ...
  • AEJMC/ASBPE Announces Winner of Student B2B Journalism Contest Elena Gritzan has won the annual Student Writing Award for the Specialized Business Press, in a competition sponsored by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC) and the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) Foundation. Her winning article, titled “Healthy Skeptic,” embraced the challenges of journalism covering technical topics related to health ...
  • Cancelled: Kansas City Chapter Happy Hour Due to an influx of back to school nights, this event has been cancelled. We hope to see you soon. This August, the ASBPE Kansas City chapter is once again celebrating Third Thursday, a great way for editors and designers to network and learn a little bit, too. Join us for a Third Thursday Happy hour ...
  • ASBPE recognizes Roy J. Harris, Jr. with 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award ASBPE’s Lifetime Achievement Winner is a Journalist of the First Rank By Robert Freedman ASBPE President, 2003-2005 Anyone who looks at this year’s ASBPE award winners can’t help but note the quality of the work being done in business-to-business journalism today, and the 2016 winner of the ASBPE Lifetime Achievement Award, Roy J. Harris, Jr., embodies that kind of ...
  • Announcing the 2016 Azbee Awards of Excellence regional winners Congratulations to the finalists and winners of 2016 Azbee Awards of Excellence! More than 1,150 entries were received and more than 90 experienced B2B editors and designers assisted with judging the more than 75 categories of entries in this year’s competition. Regional winners were announced at banquets across the United States in June. National winners were announced at the ...
  • Washington, D.C., chapter networking happy hour Save the Date:  Meet other B2B writers and editors at the D.C. chapter’s networking happy hour next month! Date: Tuesday, July 12 Time: 6 to 8 p.m. Location: Local 16 rooftop 1602 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009 Drink Information: $5 happy hour drinks until 10 p.m. Cost to attend: $5 in advance. Appetizers will be provided. Register: Contact Teresa Anderson ASIS International 703-518-1459 teresa.anderson@asisonline.org
  • ASBPE announces 2016 Azbee Awards of Excellence finalists ASBPE congratulates all the finalists of the Azbee Awards of Excellence competition! This year more than 1,150 entries were received and more than 90 experienced B2B editors and designers assisted with judging the more than 75 categories of entries. The Azbees honor the best in business-to-business media, recognizing outstanding work by B2B, trade, association and professional ...
  • 2016 Northeast Region Azbee Awards Banquet in New York Celebrate with the New York City chapter of ASBPE as it announces the gold, silver and bronze regional winners! We will also have presentations (TBA) from two northeast region gold award winners. Enjoy a memorable evening will fellow honorees over a three-course prix-fixe menu at one of midtown Manhattan’s finest Italian restaurants. When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 ...
  • Central Region Azbee Awards Banquet in Kansas City The ASBPE Kansas City Chapter will host the 2016 Central Region Azbee Awards Banquet at J. Gilbert’s in Overland Park, KS, on Wednesday, June 29. Learn the regional winners of gold, silver, and bronze awards! When: Wednesday, June 29th from 12:00-2:00 P.M. Where: J Gilbert’s 8901 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS 66212 Cost: ASBPE Members— $50 Non-Members— $60 Register: Contact: Adrienne Wagner 913-871-3846 adrienne.wagner@ubm.com
  • ASBPE Names 2016 Young Leader Scholarship Winners Five B2B journalists were selected as recipients of the 2016 Young Leader Scholarship from ASBPE. The scholarship enables the editors to attend ASPBE’s National Editorial Conference July 21-22 at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla. The scholarship committee selected the winners based on their résumés, clips, recommendation letters from their chief editors, and their essays ...
  • Mid-Atlantic Region Azbee Awards Luncheon in Alexandria, Virginia Mid-Atlantic Region Azbee Awards Luncheon in Alexandria, Virginia The Washington, D.C., chapter is hosting the annual Mid-Atlantic Region Azbee Awards Luncheon 12:00 to 2:00 P.M., June 28, at ASIS International in Alexandria, Virginia. Lunch will be included. When: Tuesday, June 28, 12:00-2:00 P.M Where: ASIS International, 1625 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA Cost: ASBPE members— $17 Non-members— $20 Register: Contact: Please contact chapter president Teresa Anderson with ...
  • Upper Midwest Regional Azbee Banquet Upper Midwest Regional Azbee Banquet Join ASBPE at the Upper Midwest Regional Azbee Banquet as we recognize the best in B2B editorial and design in the region on Wednesday, June 29th. When: Wednesday June 29, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM CDT Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy 516 N. Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654 Cost: $75 members $85 non-members Fee includes hors d’Oeuvres, three-course dinner and ...
  • New England Region Azbee Awards Banquet in Boston ASBPE Boston 2016 Azbee Banquet Steve Maas, author of  a new biography of B2B pioneer Norman Cahners, will be the keynote speaker. Join us for our annual Azbee Regional Awards, with a special guest speaker. ASBPE’s Annual Boston-Area Chapter Banquet will be held Tuesday, June 21, at John Harvard’s Brew House in Framingham. Regional winners from publications based ...
  • Heartland Region Azbee Awards Luncheon in Cleveland Join us for the Heartland Region Azbee Awards Luncheon in Cleveland When: Friday, June 24, 11:30 A.M.-1:30 P.M. Where: Merwin’s Wharf in downtown Cleveland 1785 Merwin Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113 Cost: ASBPE members—$40 Non-members—$45 Register: Contact: Stephanie Ricca, Editor in chief, Hotel News Now sricca@hotelnewsnow.com  
  • Archived webcast: How to launch a B2B podcast Podcasts are booming in popularity. Today, roughly 21 percent of the American population listens to podcasts regularly, and that audience increased 24 percent in 2015 alone. How can B2B editors take advantage of podcasts’ popularity and share great content across the medium? Watch the archived webcast below as David Weisenfeld, legal editor at Xpert HR and ...
  • ASBPE 2016 National Conference & Azbee Awards Banquet Join ASBPE at Poynter and change the way you think about your audience, your revenue and your B2B publication. We’re bringing together the best of Poynter and ASPBE in this year’s ASBPE national conference and Azbee Awards Banquet, July 21-22. Expert teachers and industry leaders will take you beyond the basics to the strategies and techniques that ...
  • ASBPE 2016 National Conference—Meet the speakers Joining us for the 2016 National Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida, on July 21-22? Read through the biographies below to get to know the speakers before you come. To find out more about the conference and sessions click here. Rick Edmonds Media Business Analyst & Leader of News Transformation, The Poynter Institute Rick Edmonds is media business analyst for ...
  • Archived webcast: How to build your email list online… and off Email newsletters and marketing are likely to produce your highest return on investment of any marketing medium. So why wouldn’t you want to send more? To send more, you’ll need to grow your email list, but email is only successful when those on your email list are engaged. View the archived webinar below as Jessica Best, ...
  • Call for speakers: 2016 ASBPE National Conference to be held at Poynter Institute We want you — to speak! ASBPE is accepting speaking proposals for our 2016 National Conference. We’ll be kickin’ it at the Poynter Institute this year, and we’d love for you to join us. If you have expertise in a certain area and would like to be considered, please fill out our proposal submission form with your ...
  • Chicago Chapter Event: Spring Bootcamp Join the Chicago chapter April 22nd for a morning of networking and three one-hour educational sessions on the most pressing issues in B2B today. 8:30 am – Registration & Breakfast 9:00-9:50 am – How Editors Can Navigate the New B2B Paradigm Abe Peck, Senior Director, Media Management Center, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University In an era where long-time ...
  • Washington, D.C., Chapter Event: Video Workshop You are invited to join the Washington, D.C., chapter for a half-day workshop on Thursday, March 31, 2016! In this workshop for B2B media professionals and freelancers — or anyone wanting to learn about successful video planning and production — you’ll learn from the pros during three in-depth educational sessions. Lunch is included in the registration fee. Educational sessions will ...
  • Washington, D.C., Chapter event: How to Use Numbers in Reporting Join the Washington, D.C., chapter for an event sponsored by ASBPE and SPJ. Jeannine Aversa will present “Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics: How to Use Numbers in Your Reporting,” without having your readers doze off. Light refreshments will be served. Time and date: Wednesday, Feb. 24, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Where: Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University 1325 G ...
  • Archived webcast: Customizing new media content by platform You’ve made a video, a gif, or a graphic. Now, how do you get the most mileage from all the places you plan to share it online? View the archived webcast below as Sarah Redohl, chief creative strategist of StoryLab LLC, shares her tips on maximizing the potential of your new media content and fitting it ...
  • Rescheduled Happy Hour Mixer: ASBPE Washington, D.C., Chapter You’re invited to our Happy Hour Mixer on Tuesday, February 16th, at The Science Club. Attendees from the Washington, D.C., metro area are welcome to network with peers in an entertaining atmosphere. Appetizers will be provided. You’ll also get an inside scoop on ASBPE’s new Azbee Award entry system — it has just launched! Be the ...
  • The 2016 Azbee Awards of Excellence is now open for entries! We’re thrilled to announce that our completely redesigned Azbee Awards of Excellence entry system is now open! Take a peek and enter now.
  • Tabbies international B2B awards now open The 2016 Tabbies B2B awards program is now open and accepting submissions. The program allows allB2B editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their international peers. The Tabbies, the editorial and design awards program run by Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI), is again partnering with the U.S.’s ...
  • Archived webcast: So, you want to win an award Awards don’t just happen. To make sure your efforts are properly honored, you must put in the necessary work of finding and submitting to awards best suited to you and your work.  Mark Schlack, senior researcher at TechTarget and past president of ASBPE, shares his tips on how to win awards, from researching the most appropriate ...
  • American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) to Relocate to Poynter Institute as Part of New Partnership Poynter to provide management of annual ASBPE awards, membership, events and more PETERSBURG, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2015) – The American Society of Business Publication Editors announced today it will relocate its base of operations to The Poynter Institute, which also will provide comprehensive management services to the 51-year-old association. As part of the agreement, Poynter will provide ...
  • Archived webcast: Email newsletter burning questions answered—What they don’t teach in school In 2015, email marketing (still) tops the charts for return on investment, earning as high as $28 for every $1 invested. Are your campaigns earning their full potential? Jessica Best, Digital Marketing Evangelist with emfluence, answers the burning questions she’s asked most often in the realm of email marketing, including: · How often should I be ...
  • Chicago Chapter Holiday Party Join ASBPE Chicago for our annual Holiday Party and winter networking event on December 9th. Enjoy mingling with fellow B2B editors, designers and writers while viewing some of the year’s best B2B journalism. Selected articles, e-newsletters and art from 2015 Azbee award winners will be displayed. Complimentary appetizers will be served, and a cash bar will ...
  • Archived webcast: 10 errors editors are making today Archive now available: Free member webcast about the 10 errors editors are making today
  • October 2015 Ethics Update ‘Silent majority’ or ‘forever swamped’: which condition explains ethics dilemma?
  • Boston/New England Boot Camp Tackles Video Use and SEO; Offers Award-Entry Tips ASBPE’s Boston/New England Chapter held its fourth annual boot camp event on Oct. 14 at the offices of TechTarget in Newton, Mass. The first of three speakers for the half-day program was Peter Howe, the business reporter at New England Cable News (NECN), the largest regional news network in the US. Howe, previously a long-time business reporter and ...
  • Register now for the 2015 Boston Boot Camp Join ASBPE for a half-day boot camp to learn about tips on improving B2B coverage in a digital age and more!
  • Register now for the Digital Boot Camp in Kansas City Join ASBPE for a half-day boot camp for media professionals, freelancers, or anyone wanting to learn about tips on improving B2B web coverage!
  • Azbee Awards 2015: National and Regional winners From news and features, to design, to e-zines and e-newsletters, find all the winners of 2015’s Regional and National Azbee Awards listed here. Congratulations to all who won! National Award Winners New England Region Award Winners: MA, ME, NH, RI, VT Northeast Region Award Winners: CT, DE, NJ, NY Mid-Atlantic Region Award Winners: DC, MD, PA, VA Heartland Region Award ...
  • Heartland Regional Azbees 2015 The Cleveland chapter of ASBPE hosted the 2015 Heartland Region Azbee Awards banquet on Thursday, August 13.
  • Register now for the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Region Azbee Awards luncheon Sign up now for the 2015 Mid Atlantic Region Azbee Awards Luncheon in Washington, D.C. Celebrate with the Washington D.C. Chapter of ASBPE as it announces the gold, silver, and bronze regional winners! Don’t delay – register now. Registration will close on Wednesday, Aug. 26. When? Friday, August 28, 2015 From 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Where? National Association of Realtors 500 New ...
  • The 12th Annual Stephen Barr Award for Feature Writing: Ann Marsh “Inventiveness. Insight. Balance. Depth. Impact” Ann Marsh, senior editor and West Coast bureau chief for Financial Planning, is the 2015 winner of ASBPE’s Stephen Barr Award for her May 2014 article “Could Financial Planning Help Stem the Rate of Military Suicides?” Her investigation into the role that financial planning could play in reducing the military suicide ...
  • Ryerson University’s Amanda Panacci Wins the ASBPE Foundation/AEJMC Business-Press Writing Award Amanda Panacci, now pursuing a journalism master’s degree at Toronto’s Ryerson University, won the 2015 Student Writing Award for the Specialized Business Press. The award is presented by the ASBPE Foundation and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC.) It was presented at the ASBPE National Conference on July 24 at the ...
  • 2015 National Azbee Award Winners ASBPE announced the winners of its 2015 Azbee Awards Friday evening, July 24, in New York City.
  • ASBPE Honors 2015 Young Leader Scholar Winners July 28, 2015 — Young, enterprising journalists represent the future of B2B journalism, and to honor these up-and-coming editors, writers, and designers, ASBPE created the Young Leader Scholarship more than 12 years ago. This year, ASBPE honored three B2B journalists at the 2015 ASBPE national conference at the New York University Kimmel Center in New York ...
  • Webcast: 2015 Website of the Year Case Study Join ASBPE on Wednesday, August 12 for a webcast showcasing the 2015 Azbee Award Website of the Year, HotelNewsNow.com! In this webcast, Patrick Mayock and Jeff Higley from Hotel News Now will showcase their website and discuss best practices for producing an award-winning website. Register now! They will discuss: Quick historical overview: When and why we were founded, our audience, and how the site ...
  • New England Regional Azbees 2015 The ASBPE New England Region Azbee Awards were given out on July 15, 2015. You can see the full list of winners here (23K PDF). Here are some photos from the banquet and tweets from our panel and audience discussion, The Future of the Business Press. [View the story “Azbee Awards Banquet – New England Region – ...
  • 2015 ASBPE Awards of Excellence Azbee Awards – Central Region The Kansas City chapter of ASBPE hosted the 2015 Central Region Azbee Awards banquet on Thursday, June 18. The banquet included a presentation from the award-winning Scott Costa, Publisher of tED magazine. Costa accepted an Azbee award for website redesign. Congratulations to all of this year’s Central Region Azbee Award winners!
  • 2015 Azbee Award Finalists Come one, come all: The finalists for the 2015 Azbee Awards have arrived! Download the PDF to view all finalists in both the regional and national categories. Additionally, view the list of finalists for Overall Excellence Awards: Magazine of the Year, Website of the Year, and Cross-Platform Package of the Year. Finalists are listed alphabetically by ...
  • ASBPE 2015 National Conference & Azbee Awards Banquet Where does your journalistic future lie? Join us at the 2015 ASBPE National Conference to learn how to navigate your publishing future. At this one-day conference for business-to-business editors, writers, freelancers, and designers, you’ll have the opportunity to network with peers and learn from experts in our industry. When Friday, July 24, 2015 Conference: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. EDT Azbee ...
  • Join ASBPE for the 2015 Central Region Azbee Awards banquet in Kansas City The Kansas City chapter of ASBPE will host the 2015 Central Region Azbee Awards banquet on Thursday, June 18. Join us as we announce the gold, silver, and bronze regional winners! We will also have a presentation from the award-winning Scott Costa, Publisher of tED magazine. Costa will accept an Azbee award for website redesign. Date ...
  • Archived webcast: 10 tips for better proofreading and copy editing As editors we are now wearing many hats—manager, social media/SEO expert, communications/PR, CMS strategist, content specialist, sometimes writer—and on and on. Copy editing and proofreading can be at the end of a long list of tasks. This webcast goes beyond grammar and punctuation tips, offering 10 tips for the busy editor to help catch embarrassing errors in ...
  • Save the Date! 2015 ASBPE National Conference This year’s ASBPE National Conference will be held on July 24 in New York City!
  • Archived webcast: Build a win-win bond between editors and freelancers Does your publication not sign contracts with its freelance contributors? It should! In this archived webcast, Katerina Duarte, a Manhattan attorney who represents freelance creative people, will explain the risks for both the freelance contributor and the client publication.
  • Time to show off your creativity Think that ASBPE’s call for papers for this summer’s conference sounds out of your league? Think again.
  • Hands-on video workshop in Kansas City April 29: Register now! You are invited to join us for a hands-on video workshop on April 29 in Kansas City! Shoot-Edit-Share: A Hands-On Mobile Video How-To Learn the basics of video production using your smartphone or tablet. Learn how to shoot, edit and share video, get tips to use the top apps — including Filmic Pro and Pinnacle Studio — and start ...
  • Webcast: The rise of native content – how to make it work for your publication without sacrificing your ethics Is native content forcing you to sacrifice your B2B publication’s ethics? Is your sales team putting pressure on your editors? Join ASBPE on Wednesday, May 13 for a webcast featuring industry experts.
  • Call For Nominees: 2015 ASBPE Young Leaders Scholarship The ASBPE Young Leaders Scholarship has been created to foster interest in ASBPE by younger editors who are advancing in their editorial careers. The scholarship is sponsored annually by ASBPE, and allows younger editors – who might otherwise be unable – to attend the ASBPE National Editorial Conference. These scholarships are open to all business editors, ...
  • Is fact-checking a serious candidate for elephant-in-the-room status? Visions of elephants-in-the-room frequently are called to mind when we confront seemingly insurmountable problems. And for B2B editors, it appears that specter has arrived in the form of today’s fact-checking dilemma.
  • BBC report reveals possible effort needed to verify illustration accuracy London – The extent required to verify quality of photos and videos was clearly outlined in a detailed report issued by the BBC organization. A bit dated in terms of when the report first appeared, it still provides plenty of timely guidance. Most impressive is the depth offered by four accuracy checklists. For instance, BBC editors ...
  • Four-part series from PR Newswire covers important fact-checking basics For editors seeking to improve fact-checking procedures, the PR Newswire for Journalists has posted a four-part series – Faster Fact Checking for Journalists, a compilation of online resources and best practices.
  • ONA ethics code draft supports accuracy checks, cites cases where okay for source to preview article Allowing a source to preview an article that includes quotes offered during a prior interview could be a more logical part of a B2B editor’s fact-checking process.
  • How the ethical editor and writer
 can meet the minimal standard In Part I of this series, we established that vetting all research we editors might publish ought to be required practice. The next step is “how.” What questions might we ask of the researchers and what answers might we expect from them? The questions recommended in Part II apply for both research conducted by outside ...
  • ‘I come to praise fact-checking, not to bury it’ by Julia Homer About the author: Julia Homer was the editor of CFO Magazine for its 1985 launch and served at CFO Publishing until January 2012 when she left as executive vice president. While CFO was part of The Economist Group from 1989 to 2009, Homer helped launch CFO Europe, CFO Asia and CFO China, and ...
  • First step when creating fact-checking policy? Identify ‘red flags’: says API’s Jane Elizabeth Gathering information from today’s numerous digital platforms requires journalists to work harder at evaluating the misinformation array that exists.
  • Scott Libin on digital ethics: In absence of other guidelines accuracy remains paramount “Accuracy, accuracy, accuracy” is a mantra we all have heard, whether we’re journalists or not. And whether we’re journalists or not is a focus of the Radio Television Digital Association (RTDNA).
  • Time for in-house fact-checking course definitely has arrived, says ACES’ Berendzen Faced with an urgent need to increase fact-checking efforts, B2B publishers should provide training in this area for editorial staffs.
  • Too many editors and writers publish 
only what’s handed to them Journalists publish many stories based on bad data, which in turn is often based on poor methodology.
  • Azbee Award submissions now open! Check out the Azbee Award site to read contest rules, learn about deadlines, and submit your best content! The deadline has been extended until 11:59 p.m. on February 2, 2015!
  • New year, big changes for ASBPE Big news for 2015: we’re making membership free.
  • Archived three-part webinar series: Multimedia storytelling for journalists Learn to create compelling multimedia content over lunch, using nothing more than your smartphone or tablet. Think it’s impossible or too difficult? Think again. In ASBPE’s three-part webcast series on multimedia storytelling, you’ll learn how from Sarah Redohl, managing editor of Columbia Business Times, an Azbee Award-winning publication that won the 2014 Gold Award for visual ...
  • Archived webcast: Brand journalism — the fuzzy line between marketing, media and journalism This presentation will provide an understanding of “brand journalism” as well as highlight what many organizations are doing related to becoming their own publishers.
  • Archived webcast: Connect with more B2B readers using easy, everyday web tips On Nov. 19, 2014 ASBPE hosted an hour-long webcast — the first in its new monthly webcast series! In this webcast, which is now archived and available for free to ASBPE members, you’ll learn how to use SEO for editorial topic selection, see how to use free keyword research tools like Google AdWords, investigate where to ...
  • Content essentials: Learn from the pros at the Nov. 7 Boot Camp with ASBPE Kansas City The early-bird registration deadline has been extended until Wednesday, Oct. 29! You are invited to join us for a half-day Boot Camp on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. In this content essentials Boot Camp for B2B media professionals and freelancers—and, really, anyone wanting to learn about web and social media content and video creation—you’ll learn from the pros during five ...
  • Looking for social media alchemy? These presenters give tips Organization was a constant theme of the sessions during ASBPE’s 2014 National Conference in Chicago.
  • Learn essential skills in Boston at Oct. 9 Boot Camp In cooperation with the Society of Professional Journalists and New England Science Writers, the Boston/New England chapter of ASBPE is hosting its third annual Boot Camp on Thursday evening, Oct. 9, from 5:30-9:00, at TechTarget in the Riverside Center, Newton, Mass. (near the Green Line Riverside Station and Route 128/95). The event, entitled “All the  Right ...

News Archives 2011

  • ASBPE Reveals 2011 Azbee Awards ASBPE Reveals 2011 Azbee Awards The 2011 National Azbee Award winners were honored at a banquet at the Intercontinental Hotel Chicago Magnificent Mile on the evening of Aug. 4, during the ASBPE National Editorial Conference. Magazine of the Year, under $2M revenue: Stitches Magazine of the Year Honorable Mentions, under $2M: Emergency Management, Oregon Business MOY Winner, over $2M: ...
  • ASBPE to present 2011 ASBPE Journalism That Matters Award ASBPE to present 2011 ASBPE Journalism That Matters Award Business journalism society to present The Spine Journal with coveted award during Azbee Award banquet Aug. 4 in Chicago. Aug. 4, 2011 —The American Society Of Business Publication Editors will present The Spine Journal with the 2011 ASBPE Journalism That Matters Award during an award ceremony on the ...
  • ASBPE names Magazine of the Year, Web Site of the Year and Azbee Award finalists ASBPE names Magazine of the Year, Web Site of the Year and Azbee Award finalists Winners to be announced Aug. 4 in Chicago. July 25, 2011 — ASBPE has named the top-performing magazines as the finalists for the 2011 Magazine of the Year Competition. For 2011, the society will present two Magazine of the Year Awards — one ...
  • New Young Leaders get ASBPE scholarship to attend conference New Young Leaders get ASBPE scholarship to attend conference Seven editors selected to attend national conference, Azbee banquet. July 25, 2011 — ASBPE again is honoring excellence in B2B journalism with its Young Leader Scholarship program. A panel of judges selected five U.S. and two international winners to attend ASBPE’s National Edi- torial Conference Aug. 4–5 in ...
  • National Editorial Conference: Merging print, digital National Editorial Conference: Merging print, digital More attendee interaction to enhance Chicago meeting Conference at a Glance Dates: Aug. 4–5, 2011 City: Chicago Theme: When Worlds Collide: Closing the print-digital divide Download the brochure (1.1MB PDF). Register now. Conference rates: If registered online or postmarked by July 15: Member — both days: $395 per person Nonmember — both days: $495 per person Member — one ...
  • ASBPE National Conference features star speakers, interactive sessions ASBPE National Conference features star speakers, interactive sessions When Worlds Collide: Closing the print-digital divide Aug. 4-5 • Chicago Conference at a Glance Download the brochure (1.1MB PDF).Register now. Dates: Aug. 4–5 (opening reception Aug. 3) City: Chicago Theme: When Worlds Collide: Closing the print-digital divide Conference rates: If registered online or postmarked by July 15: Member — both days: $395 per person Nonmember — both days: $495 per ...
  • ASBPE National Editorial Conference: Hotel, preliminary session info released ASBPE National Editorial Conference: Hotel, preliminary session info released Register Now! Conference rates: Member/2 Days: $395 per person Nonmember/2 Days: $495 per person Member/1 Day: $255 per day Nonmember/1 Day: $295 per day Register now. Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile is official hotel for Aug. 4-5 event. The 2011 ASBPE National Editorial Conference aims at examining the relationship between the print and digital worlds. Whether your ...
  • “The new church and state” is focus of upcoming Twitterfest “The new church and state” is focus of upcoming Twitterfest TABPI, ASBPE ethics committee to host Twitter conversation, March 14–15. The separation of editorial and sales used to be a simple thing to describe. But today, there is much more to that old equation. For starters, add marketing to the mix, and you have a triumvirate that’s ...
  • Call for Nominees: 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award Call for Nominees: 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations must be received by April 1, 2011. Download the Lifetime Achievement Award nomination form (37K Word doc). Every other year, the American Society of Business Publication Editors recognizes a trade, association, or business publication editor whose commitment to editorial excellence has made them a leader in the industry. We are encouraging you to ...
  • Call for Nominations: 2011 Journalism That Matters Award Call for Nominations: 2011 Journalism That Matters Award Application deadline is April 1, 2011. Download the Journalism That Matters Award application (37K Word doc). The ASBPE Journalism That Matters Award is a program to recognize a B2B, association, or trade publication journalist whose coverage of an issue in 2010 triggered a tangible change within government or industry. The genesis of ...
  • Call for Nominees: 2011 ASBPE Young Leaders Scholarship Call for Nominees: 2011 ASBPE Young Leaders Scholarship Update: Application deadline is now April 1, 2011. Download the scholarship application (41K Word doc). The ASBPE Young Leaders Scholarship was created to foster interest in the American Society of Business Publication Editors by younger editors who are advancing in their editorial careers. The scholarship is sponsored annually by ASBPE, and allows ...
  • Michael Peltz, Institutional Investor magazine, wins 2011 Stephen Barr Award Winner Michael Peltz, Institutional Investor magazine, wins 2011 Stephen Barr Award Winner Business journalist honored for “Inside the Machine,” a first-person story on events leading to financial crash. Michael Peltz won the Barr Award for outstanding feature writing. Aug. 12, 2011 — Michael Peltz — now the editor of Institutional Investor magazine, overseeing all editorial operations, including its magazine ...

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