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.
If you are 30 years old or younger and have spent at least two years in B2B media, don’t miss … read more
ASBPE will have virtual freelance networking events in February and March. … read more
ASBPE will be hosting a one-hour B2B freelancer networking event 5 p.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 14. … read more
Our December webinar, How to Manage and Grow Your Freelance Business, will provide tips and strategies that freelancers can use … read more
From The ASBPE Blog
More B2B publications have made and are making the transition to focusing more time and energy on their digital presences than print. … read more
Some key do’s and don’ts of hosting virtual events. … read more