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What is ASBPE?

The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) is the professional association for B2B editorial professionals. ASBPE is dedicated to recognizing editorial excellence, fostering a diverse and inclusive community of B2B professionals, providing educational and job advancement resources, and raising the profile of B2B media.

Membership is available for qualified B2B journalists and other professionals. Membership benefits include discounted registration for events, webinars and the national conference; discounted entry fees for the Society’s Azbee Awards of Excellence; and participation in chapters and an online community to further the craft. Join now!

Founded in 1964 as the American Society of Business Press Editors, the official name was changed to the American Society of Business Publication Editors in 1997 and to ASBPE in 2012. 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 (free or discounted for members).

How ASBPE is governed?

ASBPE and its programming are governed by the ASBPE National Board of Directors and its volunteer committees. Our complete Constitution and Bylaws can be found here. Chapter programming is managed by local or regional leadership.

See our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more information.

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