Arlington Heights, IL (March 30, 2017) — The 2017 finalists for the American Society of Business Publication Editors’ (ASBPE) annual Azbee Awards were recently announced, with nine SGC/SGC Horizon brands tallying 14 finalist recognitions in multiple categories. The nine brands earning this prestigious recognition are Construction Equipment, Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC), Imaging Technology News (ITN), PRODUCTS, Professional Builder, ProTradeCraft.com, Roads & Bridges, Smart & Resilient Cities, and Storm Water Solutions.
The Azbee Awards recognize editorial and design excellence in the business, trade and specialty press. More than 1,200 entries were submitted for the 2017 awards and judged by a panel of experienced B2B editors and designers.
ProTradeCraft.com is a finalist in three different categories: National and regional finalist in the Online Podcast category for “7 Minutes of BS—Building Science with a Beat;” national and regional finalist in the Online Video Tutorial category for “In-Betweenies: Installing a Flangeless Window in the Middle of a Thick Wall;” and a regional finalist in the Online Video Tutorial category for “Step Flashing 2 Brick: It’s Complicated.”
Professional Builder is a finalist in two categories: Overall Excellence — Magazine of the Year category, and regional Print Feature Series for its “America’s Trade Shortage” series.
Smart & Resilient Cities is a regional finalist in two categories: Web Feature Article for its “Albuquerque Shows That Municipal Broadband is a Smart City Necessity” feature, and Online Q&A for its “INTERVIEW: The NCPPP's Todd Herberghs Talks P3 Hurdles.”
Imaging Technology News is a regional finalist in two categories: Online Enterprise News Story for “The Coming Push for DR/Technology Report: Digital Radiography,” and Print Regular Contributed Column for Greg Freiherr’s “How Intelligent Machines Could Make a Difference in Radiology/How Radiology Can Put the Patient First” column.
Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology is a national and regional finalist in the Best Use of Social Media category for its ongoing social media accomplishments.
Construction Equipment is a national and regional finalist in the Regular Contributed Column for Mike Vorster’s “Equipment Executive.”
PRODUCTS magazine, launched by SGC Horizon in 2016, is a national and regional finalist in the New Publication Design category for its spring 2016 issue.
Roads & Bridges is a national and regional finalist in the Print Feature Series category for its 2016 Region Reports.
Storm Water Solutions is a regional finalist in the Online eNewsletter General Excellence category for its monthly Storm Water Solutions eNews.
The Upper Midwest regional award winners will be announced at the May 4 Azbee Awards Banquet in Chicago. The national award winners will be announced May 18 at the 2017 ASBPE National Conference & Azbee Awards Banquet.
For more information on ASBPE and its Azbee Awards program, visit www.asbpe.org. To learn more about Scranton Gillette Communications/SGC Horizon’s brands, online resources, and events, visit www.scrantongillette.com or www.SGChorizon.com.