ABM News Archive - Recognition

6/23/2014 - Laura Viscusi, publisher of Architectural Record, is a pioneer in b-to-b publishing and has been honored many times for her work. Recently, ABM spoke with her about her accomplishments and opportunities for women in the industry.

6/11/2014 - ABM recently had the opportunity to speak to Overdrive's Todd Dills about his Grand Neal Award-winning series “CSA’s Data Trail,” data-driven journalism, working with an editorial team and what the future holds for the magazine.

4/23/2014 - In its annual “Best Places to Work” feature, a guide to the 125 most rewarding and fulfilling companies to count as employers in the San Francisco Bay Area, the San Francisco Business Times has listed business audience marketing company Bizo.

4/10/2014 - Tom Kemp, CEO and chairman of Northstar Travel Media, has been announced as the 2014 McAllister Top Management Fellow.

3/19/2014 - Last Friday, 300 business-to-business luminaries gathering in Manhattan’s Pier Sixty to celebrate the 60th Annual Jesse H. Neal Awards ceremony. The awards honored business journalism’s best and brightest in 20 different categories, including Best Single Article, Best Website, and Best Use of Social Media. The winners represented a wide array of ABM members across a host of different industries.


3/14/2014 - At the 60th Annual Jesse H. Neal Awards, agriculture publishers once again made their presence known.

3/4/2014 - At the 60th Annual Jesse H. Neal Awards ceremony on March 14, a special award will be given to Architectural Record in honor of the 28 Neals it has received since 1955 – more than any other publication. Accepting the award will be publisher Laura Viscusi.

2/26/2014 - At ABM’s Jesse H. Neal Awards ceremony on Friday, March 14, Marianne Dekker Mattera, managing editor at MedPage Today, will be honored in recognition of the record number of Neal Awards she has received over the course of her career.

2/18/2014 - Chandra Ram, editor of Plate magazine, has been awarded the 2014 McAllister Editorial Fellowship. A veteran of the foodservice industry, Ram spent more than 15 years as a cook/consulting chef before trading the kitchen for the editor’s chair.

2/12/2014 - Aviation Week’s Michael Fabey has been announced as the winner of the 2014 Timothy White Award. Named for the late Billboard magazine editor who was devoted to using his position in order to improve his industry – shedding light on issues such as artists’ rights – the award is given to a business editor who demonstrates bravery, integrity, passion and quality of product.

2/10/2014 - On the heels of Hearst Corporation’s profit-and-revenue-record-setting 2013, Hearst Business Media president Rich Malloch granted an exclusive interview to ABM.

2/5/2014 - ABM has officially announced Robert Cassidy, editorial director of ScrantonGillette Communications’ Building Design + Construction magazine, as the winner of the 2014 G.D. Crain, Jr. Award.

12/18/2013 - The deadlines for two of the trade industry’s most prestigious awards – the Timothy White Award and the G.D. Crain, Jr. Award – have been extended by ABM to Friday, December 20, 2013.

12/2/2013 - In their 60th year, the Neal Awards recognize editorial excellence in business media and are the industry’s most esteemed awards.

11/5/2013 - Folio: Magazine named Farm Journal CEO Andy Weber and Penton Media CEO David Kieselstein to its Folio: 100 list.

10/22/2013 - ABM invites the industry to nominate business media professionals for two special editorial awards, the G.D. Crain, Jr Award and the Timothy White Award for Editorial Integrity.

10/16/2013 - Later this month, more than 15 ABM members will be honored at the 2013 Folio: 100 breakfast, which recognizes media's "innovators, entrepreneurial thinkers and disrupters."

10/8/2013 - The 2014 Jesse H. Neal Awards competition is now open. Now in its 60th year, the Neals are business media's most esteemed and sought-after awards.

7/17/2013 - Several ABM members were named as key business-to-business leaders in this year's edition of BtoB Magazine's "Who's Who" Special Report.

7/1/2013 - Media leadership honoree has integrated dozens of ag brands, including those from Farm Progress and Penton.

5/8/2013 - Five ABM members were named "Top Innovators In Business Publishing" by Crain Communication's Media Business brand.

5/8/2013 - New ABM member Praetorian Group recently won Small Business of the Year, which recognizes exemplary business practices. ABM chatted Robert Dippell, vp of corporate development, about the business and more.

4/30/2013 - Don Pazour, CEO of Access Intelligence, was awarded the 2013 McAllister Top Management Fellowship, which recognizes outstanding leadership in b-to-b media, at ABM’s Annual Conference on Monday.

4/17/2013 - min's Best of the Web awards recognize innovative digital initiatives, including websites, newsletters, video and more.


3/13/2013 - IEEE Media's IEEE Spectrum received the coveted Grand Neal Award during ABM's 59th Annual Jesse H. Neal Awards ceremony.

3/13/2013 - More than 300 b-to-b media professionals converged yesterday to celebrate editorial excellence at ABM’s 59th annual Jesse H. Neal Awards.


3/5/2013 - ABM has announced the recipients of the G.D. Crain, Jr. Award; the Timothy White Award; and the McAllister Editorial Fellowship.

2/26/2013 - Seven ABM members captured 17 spots on the top 25 list, ranked by circulation.

2/13/2013 - ABM has revealed the 183 finalists for the 59th Annual Jesse H. Neal Awards, which recognize and reward the best editorial in b-to-b media.

1/30/2013 - Trade Show Executive has named the winners in its Fastest 50 Awards, which honors the fastest-growing trade shows in three categories.

12/3/2012 - Not only does competition reward the best editorial in b-to-b media, it promotes the industry and boosts morale all around.

11/27/2012 - Established in 1955, the Neal Awards recognize and reward editorial excellence in b-to-b, a top media category that is, unfortunately, often overlooked.

11/13/2012 - Owner Lynn Henderson believes industry changes over the years will be the keys to ag media success.

10/9/2012 - Dubbed the “the Pulitzer Prize of business media,” the Neal Awards recognize the very best in b-to-b editorial.

8/27/2012 - ABC released its list of the top 25 U.S. business publications for the first half of 2012. ABM members captured 15 spots.

8/15/2012 - Britton Jones, Tom Kemp and Don Pazour have joined ABM's board of directors.

8/14/2012 - ABM's 2012 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Invitational reported a 22 percent increase in attendance compared to last year.

8/10/2012 - At the ABM board of directors meeting on Wednesday, 10 organizations -- three media, six associate and one sister -- were voted into membership.

7/31/2012 - Aviation Week's longtime editor-in-chief, Anthony L. Velocci, Jr. announced his retirement after a 23-year career with the company. Velocci chatted with ABM about the b-to-b media industry -- what's changed, what's on the horizon and what's needed to succeed today.

7/27/2012 - For a second year, the Farm Journal Foundation will donate $500,000 to support the FFA: Food for All grant program, which funds local FFA chapters' long-term projects to fight hunger.

7/17/2012 - BtoB Magazine has released this year's "Who's Who" Special Report, featuring key thought leaders who are transforming the business-to-business media and information industry. The compilation of individuals spans 10 categories and highlights several ABM members.

5/10/2012 - IEEE's Spectrum magazine has won a 2012 National Magazine Award for excellence, specifically in the “General Excellence Among Thought Leader Magazines” category for its circulation. It has also recently won other honors, including two Neal Awards.

4/17/2012 - As the company rolls out a website redesign and anniversary logo, chairman Bill Vance tells ABM, “B-to-B has a closeness to the reader that nobody else has.”

3/20/2012 - Many recipients said their awards were especially meaningful in a time of drastic change in editorial roles and story-telling.

3/16/2012 - The McGraw-Hill Companies’ Architectural Record received the coveted Grand Neal Award during ABM’s 58th Annual celebration

3/6/2012 - ABM has announced the selection of Aric Press for the coveted Crain Award.

3/1/2012 - The ABM member companies earned top honors in the ”Best Use of Mobile” and “Best Closed Community” categories.

2/29/2012 - Three of the finalists for the 2012 Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards agri-media companies Drovers CattleNetwork, DTN/The Progressive Farmer and Farm Futures.

2/27/2012 - Marnette Denell Falley is the recipient of the 2012 McAllister Editorial Fellowship.

2/21/2012 - Editor-in-Chief at Government Executive Media Group, Tom Shoop, is the 2012 receipiant of ABM's Timothy White Award.

2/15/2012 - Environmental Business Journal has awarded commonground with a 2011 Business Achievement Award.