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 available to qualifying B2B journalists and other professionals 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.
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 share recent updates to membership types, member dues, member profile fields and volunteer opportunities. … read more
The 2023 ASBPE Educational Foundation Business Journalism Scholarship was awarded to Morgan Manella, an incoming graduate student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications. … read more
To bring together ASBPE members to discuss key B2B publishing topics and more, ASBPE has rolled out its new online community, ASBPE Connect. … read more
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
From The ASBPE Blog
ASBPE tags in social impact consultant Nate Birt of Silver Maple Strategies for a webinar discussing five key social impact trends you can use in your content strategy. … read more
Restaurant Business’ “The Top 500” package — including rankings of the largest US restaurant chains, articles, videos and podcasts — won Multi-Platform Package of the Year in the 2023 Azbee Awards. … read more