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 Selects Nicole Racadag for 2023-24 Diversity Fellow
ASBPE is pleased to recognize Nicole Racadag, senior managing editor at the American College of Radiology (ACR), as our 2023-24 ASBPE Diversity Fellow. The Diversity Fellowship program provides expenses-paid participation in ASBPE’s National Conference, May 11-12 in Atlanta, Ga. … read more
ASBPE Educational Foundation Announces 2023 Young Leader Scholar
The ASBPE Educational Foundation is honored to present the 2023 Young Leader Scholarship to Isabelle Gustafson, the senior editor of Club + Resort Chef, a WTWH Media publication. As a scholarship recipient, Gustafson will receive a complimentary registration to the ASBPE national conference May 10-12 in Atlanta and a two-night stay at the conference hotel. … read more
ASBPE Announces 2023 Azbee Awards of Excellence Finalists
ASBPE congratulates the finalists of the 2023 Azbee Awards of Excellence competition! The Azbee Awards honor the best in business-to-business media, recognizing outstanding work by B2B, trade, association and professional publications. … read more
ASBPE Selects 2023 National Conference Keynote Speaker
Nick Chiles, author and writer in residence for journalism at the University of Georgia, will be ASBPE’s keynote speaker at the 2023 National Conference in Atlanta. … 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