About Us

What is ASBPE?

Founded in 1964 as the American Society of Business Press Editors, ASBPE is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors, and designers employed in the business, trade, and specialty press. The official name was changed to the American Society of Business Publication Editors in 1997 and to ASBPE in 2012. Membership is free for qualified B2B professionals. Join now!

ASBPE is widely known for its annual Azbee Awards of Excellence competition, which recognizes the best in editorial, design, and online achievement. The organization also sponsors the annual ASBPE National Conference, as well as webinars that are free for members. Regular educational seminars are held by local chapters.

How ASBPE is governed?

ASBPE is a national organization whose purpose is to serve and advance the profession of editing for business publications, and to encourage the highest ethical standards at those publications. Our complete Constitution and Bylaws can be found here, including our governing organization.
See answers to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page for more information.

Who is ASBPE?

For a full roster of ASBPE’s leadership and committee members see our Who We Are page.

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