Editorial Winners Tell All!

Join ASBPE for a FREE webinar this Friday when editorial directors at leading B2B pubs give the low-down on why you should enter—and how to prepare for—the 2008 Azbee Awards of Excellence.

Want to know what it takes to nab an “Azbee” award in 2008 and what the honor can mean for your publication—and for your career? Join ASBPE for a webinar on Friday, December 14, to get the inside scoop from top editors at Hanley Wood and IDG, both of which garnered numerous editorial and design awards in 2007.

What You’ll Learn:
• How and why the editors chose the articles they entered

• What the awards have meant to the winners’ careers and to their publications

• How to build award potential into the articles you write and edit

• How to apply the standards of editorial competitions to your day-to-day work

Meeting Details
When: Friday, December 14, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST.

Where: Your computer. A web conference dial-in number and access code is required, and will be provided to registrants in a subsequent e-mail.

How to attend: To reserve your place, register online at www.asbpe.org.

Charge: This promotional webinar is free for all ASBPE members and non-members.

About the Presenters
DON TENNANT is vice president and editorial director of Computerworld and InfoWorld. Since joining Computerworld in 2000, Don has held several positions, including editor-in-chief. He previously spent eight years as editor-in-chief of the Hong Kong edition of Computerworld. Don was presented with the 2007 Timothy White Award for Editorial Integrity by American Business Media, and he is a recipient of the prestigious Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award for editorial excellence in news coverage. His weekly editorial column won national gold awards from ASBPE in 2006 and 2007, and a national gold award from Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI) in 2006. Under his leadership, Computerworld has won dozens of editorial awards, including ASBPE’s Magazine of the Year Award in 2004 and 2006.

BOYCE THOMPSON is the editorial director of the Builder, Multifamily, and Technology groups of magazines published by Hanley Wood, LLC. He also directs the company’s editorial council. In addition to Builder, Thompson serves as editorial director of Big Builder, Multifamily Executive, Digital Home, ProAV, Developer, Affordable Housing Finance and Apartment Finance Today magazines. He manages an editorial franchise that includes 10 conferences, house plan sales, eight websites, and two show homes. Thompson has 27 years of experience writing and editing articles about home building, architecture, and retailing. He is the founding editor of several Hanley Wood titles, including Prosales, Residential Architect, Big Builder, Digital Home, and Developer. He also assisted in the creation of several other company titles, including Building Products, Custom Home, Kitchen & Bath, and Builder’s Best Home Designs, serving as both an editor and a writer.