ASBPE chapters announce regional awards banquets for 2008 Azbee Awards

Received an award letter for the 2008 American Society of Business Publication Awards but not sure what you should do with it? Look no further.

If you’re planning to attend your Region’s reception, you’ll need to RSVP. We’ve listed each region’s banquet information below. You can also click the link and be taken to that chapter’s blog:

Midwest Region Chicago
To reserve your space, please fax the following information (or click here to download and print) to Kelly Quigley by July 10 (Fax: 312-329-8811; this is a private and secure PC Fax) or print and mail this information to Kelly Quigley, 430 N. Michigan Ave., 9th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611-4087

Street Address:
City, State, ZIP:
Daytime phone:
E-mail address:
Number of people attending with your party: ___ Members ___ Non-Members
Payment: $85 for each member (spouse/guest may attend at member rate);$95 for non-members

___ My check, payable to ASBPE Chicago Chapter, is enclosed
___ Type of credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express)

Full Name, as it appears on card:
Credit card number:Expiration Date:
Signature:_____________________________________________________________________________________________Questions? Questions? Contact Chicago Chapter President Renee Pas at or 630/832-8313. Please remember to save a copy of this form as your receipt


Central-Southeast Region Washington, D.C.

Event details: Thursday, July 17
Cocktail/networking reception: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Dinner, awards, guest speaker: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Tivoli Restaurant, 1700 N. Moore St., Arlington, VA
(Located directly above the Rosslyn Metro Station; complimentary parking also available.)

Cost: $65 for ASBPE members; $75 for non-members; Buy a whole table (8-9 attendees) and receive the member rate for all!

RSVP by July 3!
Email Katy Tomasulo at to register.
(Advance payment required; a registration form will be sent upon receipt of email.)
Questions? Contact Katy at or call 202-736-3303

Northeastern Region New York

When: Wednesday, July 9th, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where: Trattoria Dopo Teatro 125 West 44th Street (off 6th Avenue) New York, NY

How to attend:
To reserve your place, send payment (credit card or check payable to ASBPE) by July 1 with a completed reservation form (72K Word doc) to the contact listed on the form.

If paid by July 1: $59.00 for ASBPE members; $69.00 for nonmembers. Groups of 5 or more receive a $5 discount per person.

If paid after July 1:
$69.00 for ASBPE members and journalism students (with current ID); $79.00 for nonmembers.

Northeast Region Boston

Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2008

6:00 p.m. social hour/cocktails
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. dinner, followed by speaker and awards

Location: Papa Razzi, 16 Washington StreetWellesley, MA parking info

Cost: $60.00 for ASBPE members; $65.00 for nonmembers. Tables of 8: $425

How to attend:
To reserve your place, send payment (credit card or check payable to ASBPE) by July 10.

Western Region Kansas City

The Western Region award winners will be recognized at a banquet on July 23 in Kansas City, Mo., the day before the ASBPE National Conference begins. We’ll enjoy a meal from one of Kansas City’s finest restaurants, see the winning entries, give out awards and hear the story behind one of the award-winning articles.

After the banquet, we invite you to make your way back to the Intercontinental Hotel Kansas City for the launch party for the ASBPE Foundation, which begins at 6 p.m. (You can sign up to attend this reception for free on the registration form for the National Conference.)

When: Wednesday, July 23, at 3:00 p.m.

Where: Plaza III Steakhouse, 4749 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, MO 64112, (From the Intercontinental Hotel Kansas City, walk north on Wornall Road over the bridge. Turn left on to Ward Parkway. The Plaza III is at the corner of Ward Parkway and Pennsylvania Avenue.)

Cost: $50 per person for ASBPE members and their spouses/companions, $60 per person for nonmembers and their spouses/companions, $375 for a table of eight

How to attend: To reserve your place, send payment (credit card or check payable to ASBPE Kansas City Chapter) by July 16 with a completed reservation form ( to the contact listed on the form.

For people flying in to Kansas City: When booking your flights, please allow for an hour to get from the Kansas City International Airport to the Intercontinental Hotel. The restaurant is a short five-minute walk from the hotel.

Questions? Call Carrie at (913) 967-1991 or e-mail her at

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