Welcome to ASBPE
ASBPE is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors, and designers employed in the business, trade, and specialty press. If you work as a journalist in the B2B sector, ASBPE membership is a “must” to gain access to the targeted training and networking that are so vital to your success in the dynamic world of specialized publications — plus you’ll qualify for the prestigious Azbee Awards of Excellence.
Benefits of Joining ASBPE
Membership in ASBPE is free to qualifying B2B journalists and provides a host of benefits to members.
Is Your Voice
Our central focus is helping our members develop their editorial, design and management skills, enhance their performance and prepare them to play larger roles in their publishing organizations. No other journalism association can match ASBPE’s expertise and engagement in the B2B sector.
With Your Peers
Our national conference is a terrific opportunity to network with the profession’s best and brightest. Our local chapters bring you together year-round. Learn how to deal with the management, technical, and financial issues that are shaping your future as a professional and the future of your publication.
Awards of Excellence
Our annual Azbee Awards competition is the largest and most competitive in B2B publishing. The Society recognizes excellence — both in print and digital platforms — in more than 50 categories. Members are eligible for consideration and can enter the competition at a discounted rate.
ASBPE Educational Foundation Presents Journalism That Matters Award to Health Progress Journal
Sally J. Altman of Health Progress journal and the Before Ferguson Beyond Ferguson storytelling project team were awarded the fourth Journalism That Matters Award by the ASBPE Educational Foundation. … read more
Engineering News-Record’s Richard Korman Honored at ASBPE Conference with 20th Stephen Barr Award
Richard Korman, deputy editor of Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine, was announced as recipient of the ASBPE Educational Foundation’s 2023 Stephen Barr Award. … read more
ASBPE Announces the 2023 National Azbee Awards of Excellence Winners
Congratulations to our 2023 national Azbee Award winners! … read more
Announcing the 2023 Regional Azbee Awards of Excellence Winners
Congratulations to our 2023 regional Azbee Award winners! … read more
From The ASBPE Blog
CIO Magazine Named First Winner of ASBPE’s Digital Magazine of the Year Award
CIO Magazine was recognized as Digital Magazine of the Year by ASBPE during the National Azbee Awards ceremony in Cleveland … read more
How leadership in B2B media is evolving in the ‘Great Reshuffle’
The dynamics around hiring and retention are shifting fast – and not just in B2B media. Leaders should adapt and position themselves to thrive. … read more