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.
Our December webinar, How to Manage and Grow Your Freelance Business, will provide tips and strategies that freelancers can use … read more
This program recognizes journalists who drive change in the industry they cover; submission deadline is Jan. 31, 2021. … read more
The American Society of Business Publication Editors’ (ASBPE’s) 43rd annual Azbee Awards of Excellence opens for entries on Nov. 2, 2020. The Azbee Awards … read more
ASBPE’s October webinar offered insights on how to best manage contributed content. When a B2B publication is enriched by … read more
From The ASBPE Blog
Ruth E. Thaler-Carter riffs on what she likes about working with B2B publications and how freelancers can find and sustain work. … read more
Meagan Parrish, senior editor of Pharma Manufacturing magazine, shares advice for other journalists in the B2B investigative realm. … read more