AACSB's BizEd Magazine Recognized With 15 Publishing Awards

Tampa, Fla., USA (October 1, 2015)BizEd, the world's leading magazine covering management education, recently won 15 awards for excellence in editorial quality and design from four of the top associations in the publishing industry. BizEd is published bi-monthly by AACSB International, which advances quality management education worldwide through accreditation, thought leadership, and value-added services.

“I’m proud that BizEd is considered among the best association publications in the industry,” said Juliane Iannarelli, vice president of knowledge development at AACSB International. “Each award individually, and the collective whole, serves as a testament to the team’s dedication in providing an invaluable resource for our members and others who want to keep up with the latest trends and insights in management education.”

The American Advertising Awards
The mission of the American Advertising Awards (ADDY) competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. The competition is the advertising industry's largest and most representative, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local AAF Club (Ad Club) competitions. BizEd was recognized at the 42nd Annual Albany Ad Club ADDY Awards with the following:

•     Gold in the Publication Design (Magazine or Book) Cover category, January/February 2015, 2communiqué

The Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Awards 
Association Media & Publishing’s annual EXCEL awards exclusively recognize excellence and leadership in nonprofit association media, publishing, and communications. Winners are chosen for taking bold chances in areas of editorial quality, design, and general excellence. BizEd was recognized among more than 850 entries submitted this year with the following awards:

  • Silver for "Single Topic Issue: 10,001 to 20,000” category for “Cultural Shift – How Asia’s Transformation Will Shape Business Education,” March/April 2014
  • Bronze for "Magazines, Editorial” category for “Research, Teaching, Service,” Sharon Shinn, September/October 2014

Florida Magazine Association (FMA) Charlie Awards 
Since 1957, the FMA has presented bronze, silver, and 'Charlie' (the "gold" standard) awards recognizing the best among more than 200 magazines across Florida. The competition includes 75 categories in the areas of general, editorial, design, and printing excellence. BizEd won the following awards:

  • Charlie for Best Illustration – Association Trade and Technical, “So You Think You Can Dance,” Stephanie Dalton Cowan, January/February 2015
  • Charlie for Best Service Feature – Association, “What to Build When You’re Building,” Sharon Shinn, September/October 2014
  • Silver for Best Redesign, Kelly McMurray, 2Communiqué
  • Silver for Best Service Feature – Association, “Navigating Change,” Tricia Bisoux, January/February 2015
  • Bronze for Best Overall Writing – Association, Tricia Bisoux and Sharon Shinn, July/August 2014
  • Bronze for Best Service Feature – Association, “Plotting a Course for STEM," Munir Mandviwalla, Michael Goul, Larry Dignan, and Brad Jensen, March/April 2015
  • Bronze for Best Editorial/Commentary/Opinion – Association, “Constant Contact,” Tricia Bisoux, July/August 2014

The Trade, Association, and Business Publications International (TABPI) Tabbie Awards 
The Tabbie Awards is an publication competition featuring nearly 500 entries, with nominations coming from all over the world. Now in its 9th year, the competition recognizes excellence in editorial content and design. BizEd was awarded the following:

  • Bronze in the How-To Article category for “The Search Is On,” Ron Dulek, January/February 2014
  • Honorable Mention, 10th Place in the Best Single Issue – Top 25 Issues category for “What Asia Means to Business Education,” Sharon, Shinn, Tricia Bisoux, Annette DeLisle, Debbie Wiethorn, Brandy Whited, March/April 2014
  • Honorable Mention, 21st Place in the Feature Article – Top 25 Issues category for “Solving for X,” Tricia Bisoux, January/February 2014
  • Honorable Mention in the Editor’s Column category for “Hip, Hippo, Hurray,” Tricia Bisoux, March/April 2014
  • Honorable Mention in the Special Section category for “Research Revolution,” Tricia Bisoux and Sharon Shinn, May/June 2014

About AACSB International

Founded in 1916, AACSB is an association of almost 1,500 educational institutions, businesses, and other organizations in 90 countries and territories. AACSB's mission is to advance quality management education worldwide through accreditation, thought leadership, and value-added services. As the premier accreditation body for institutions offering undergraduate, master's, and doctorate degrees in business and accounting, AACSB offers a wide array of services to the management education industry. AACSB's global headquarters is located in Tampa, Florida, USA; its Asia Pacific headquarters is located in Singapore; and its Europe, Middle East, and Africa headquarters is located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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