The 2017 Azbee Awards are now open for entries

Enter the Azbees! Winners represent the finest print, online, and design content in business-to-business publications

The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) is now accepting entries for the Azbee Awards of Excellence. The Azbee Awards are highly competitive and celebrate the highest quality writing and design in business-to-business, trade, association and professional publications. The awards honor all types of publications including magazines, newspapers, newsletters, websites, and digital media. Take a look at the 2016 winner’s gallery for inspiration.


Due Dates:

> Early-bird deadline: Friday, December 16
> Final deadline: Friday, January 6, 2017
> Extended deadline: Monday, January 9, 2017 at midnight E.T.

Due to overwhelming demand, ASBPE will be offering a weekend extension to the final entry deadline. We will not be able to accommodate any further extensions of the entry deadline past Monday night, Jan. 9.

Important Notes:

> With deadlines in 2016 and 2017, you can finance your award entries from either year’s budget!
> Early-bird pricing is the same as last year—no cost increases!
> Entries are valid if they were printed or posted in 2016!

New Categories for 2017:

> Newsletter of the Year—a new Overall Excellence category
> Online Q&A
> Single Topic Coverage by a Team
> New Publication Design
> Newsletter Design

Be a Judge!

> The judging sign-up form is also open. Applying to judge this year’s entries is a great way to see the best of the best in B2B journalism and get new ideas for your publications and websites.
> The judging sign-up deadline is Friday, December 16.
> Apply to be a judge now!

Learn More & Join Us Live on Nov. 10!

facebook-live> Thursday, Nov. 10 at 1:30 pm ET: Join ASBPE president Jessica Zemler and ASBPE Foundation president Amy Fischbach for a Facebook Live Q&A on the ASBPE Facebook Page! Ask your questions about the awards program LIVE.

Save the Date:

> Thursday, May 18: The 2017 ASBPE National Conference and Azbee Awards banquet will be held at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida. Enjoy the beautiful spring weather in St. Pete and bring the whole family to enjoy a weekend by the shore!


Feel free to reach out to the Awards Committee through our contact form.



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