Awards

BizEd is an award-winning publication recognized worldwide by leaders in the magazine industry. It has won awards from a variety of organizations. Browse BizEd's awards by year by selecting a tab below.


Awarding Associations

Association Media & Publishing Logo Association Media & Publishing honors the best publishing within the association industry with its annual Excel Awards. Since 2003, BizEd has won 18 Excel awards, including four Gold, 8 Silver, and 6 Bronze, for its editorial quality and general excellence.
FMA The Florida Magazine Association (FMA) holds the Charlie Awards each year to recognize magazine excellence in Florida. Since 2008, BizEd has received 18 Charlie awards, 7 Silver, and 5 Bronze. BizEd won the Charlie for “Magazine of the Year” in 2014, the top honor.
TABPI Trade Association Business Publications International (TABPI) recognizes excellence in trade, association, and business publications across the globe each year with its Tabbie awards. BizEd has received nine awards, including a Gold Tabbie for “Best Single Issue,” November/December 2010, 1 Bronze, and 13 Honorable Mentions.
FOLIO Folio hosts the Ozzies, the largest awards competition that recognizes design excellence in magazine publishing. BizEd was awarded an Ozzie for 'Best Designed New Association Magazine" in 2003.

BizEd's Annual Awards

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The Charlie Awards (Florida Magazine Association (FMA)) cover more than 200 magazines across Florida and include 75 categories in the areas of general excellence, editorial excellence, design excellence, and printing excellence.

  • Charlie Award, 2014 Magazine of the Year
  • Charlie Award, Best Overall Magazine, Association
  • Charlie Award, Best Special Theme or Show Issue: Association and Trade/Technical
  • Charlie Award, Best Service Feature Association: "For Profit, For Good," Jane Hughes, November/December 2013
  • Silver Award, Writing Excellence, Best Service Feature Association: "Attracting the Best Faculty," Sharon Shinn, September/October 2013
  • Bronze Award, Writing Excellence, Best Editorial/Commentary/Opinion, Association: "Light It Up," Tricia Bisoux, November/December 2013

The Excel Awards honor and represent the best publishing products of the association industry. The program judges over 1,000 association publications, including magazines, newsletters, scholarly journals, electronic publications or websites, and winners are chosen for taking bold chances in areas of editorial quality, design, and general excellence.

  • Silver Award, "General Excellence: 10,000 or Fewer" category: BizEd
  • Bronze Award, "Single Topic Issue: 10,001 to 20,000" category, November/December 2013

The Tabbie Awards (or the Tabbies), an editorial and design competition, recognizes excellence in trade, association, and business publications across the globe.

  • Honorable Mention, Best Single Issue, November/December 2013
  • Honorable Mention, "Sick About Unethical Business," Mark D. Promislo, Robert Giacalone, January/February 2013
  • Honorable Mention, "Mission Imperative," Sharon Shinn, March/April 2013

The Charlie Awards (Florida Magazine Association (FMA)) cover more than 200 magazines across Florida and include 75 categories in the areas of general excellence, editorial excellence, design excellence, and printing excellence.

  • Charlie Award, Writing Excellence, Best Editorial/Commentary/Opinion, Association and Trade/Technical: "Global, Connected, Committed," Sharon Shinn, May/June 2012
  • Charlie Award, Writing Excellence, Best Feature, Association: "Investing in Iraq," Herbert J. Davis, May/June 2012
  • Charlie Award, Design Excellence, Best Illustration, Association and Trade/Technical: "Bricks & Clicks Come Face to Face," C.J. Burton, September/October 2012
  • Charlie Award, Writing Excellence, Best Feature, Association: "Business Through an Ethical Lens," Tricia Bisoux, January/February 2013
  • Silver Award, Best Special Theme or Show Issue, Association and Trade/Technical: May/June 2012 BizEd
  • Silver Award, Best Service Feature, Association: "Game On," Elizabeth Hogan and Andrea Mohamed, November/December 2012
  • Bronze Award, Best Overall Magazine, Association: BizEd

The Excel Awards honor and represent the best publishing products of the association industry. The program judges over 1,000 association publications, including magazines, newsletters, scholarly journals, electronic publications or websites, and winners are chosen for taking bold chances in areas of editorial quality, design, and general excellence.

  • Gold Award, "General Excellence: 10,001 to 20,000" Category: BizEd
  • Silver Award "Single Topic Issue: 20,000 or Fewer" Category:, Diversity on Campus, January/February 2012
  • Bronze Award "Feature Article: 10,001 to 20,000" Category, "Game On," Elizabeth Hogan and Andrea Mohamed, November/December 2012

The Tabbie Awards (or the Tabbies), an editorial and design competition, recognizes excellence in trade, association, and business publications across the globe.

  • Honorable Mention, "Feature Article," "We Need to Rethink…Everything," David Bach, September/October 2012
  • Honorable Mention , "How-To Article," "Global Strategies," G. "Arand" Arandalingam, May/June 2012

The Charlie Awards (Florida Magazine Association (FMA)) cover more than 200 magazines across Florida and include 75 categories in the areas of general excellence, editorial excellence, design excellence, and printing excellence.

  • Silver Award, Best Service Feature, Association: "Collaborative Efforts," Tricia Bisoux, March/April 2012
  • Charlie Award, Best Service Feature, Association: "Coping with Millennials on Campus," Steve Williams, Jim Beard, Margaret Tanner, July/Aug 2011
  • Charlie Award, Best Department, Association: "BizEd Technology Department," Tricia Bisoux
  • Bronze Award, Best Editorial Commentary Opinion, Association: "What's Your Superpower," Tricia Bisoux, March/April 2012
  • Charlie Award, Best Editorial/Commentary/Opinion, Association: "Business with Passion," Sharon Shin, May/June 2011
  • Charlie Award, Best Special Theme or Show Issue, Association: "Diversity," January/February 2012

The Excel Awards honor and represent the best publishing products of the association industry. The program judges over 1,000 association publications, including magazines, newsletters, scholarly journals, electronic publications or websites, and winners are chosen for taking bold chances in areas of editorial quality, design, and general excellence.

  • Silver Award, "Magazines: Editorial" Category, "Business with Passion," Sharon Shinn, May/June 2011

The Tabbie Awards (or the Tabbies), an editorial and design competition, recognizes excellence in trade, association, and business publications across the globe.

  • Honorable Mention, "Coping with Millennials on Campus," Steve Williams, Jim Beard, Margaret Tanner, July/August 2011
  • Feature Article: Top 25 Entries category (#9 out of 25), "Lives, Not Just Livelihoods," Carolyn Woo, May/June 2011
  • Honorable Mention, Special Focus—Curriculum, September/October 2011

The Charlie Awards (Florida Magazine Association (FMA)) cover more than 200 magazines across Florida and include 75 categories in the areas of general excellence, editorial excellence, design excellence, and printing excellence.

  • Charlie Award, Writing Excellence: Best Editorial/Commentary/Opinion, Association: "When the Light Bulb Goes On," Sharon Shinn, September/October 2010
  • Silver Award, Writing Excellence: Best Editorial/Commentary/Opinion, Association: "Don't Tweet for Me, North Korea," Tricia Bisoux, November/December 2010
  • Silver Award, Writing Excellence: Best Feature, Association: "The Holistic Leader," Sharon Shinn, May/June 2010

The Excel Awards honor and represent the best publishing products of the association industry. The program judges over 1,000 association publications, including magazines, newsletters, scholarly journals, electronic publications or websites, and winners are chosen for taking bold chances in areas of editorial quality, design, and general excellence.

  • Silver Award, "Magazines: Editorial" Category, "Don't Tweet for Me, North Korea," Tricia Bisoux, November/December 2010
  • Silver Award, "Magazines: Feature Article" Category (10,001 to 20,000 Circulation), "The Holistic Leader," Sharon Shinn, May/June 2010

The Tabbie Awards (or the Tabbies), an editorial and design competition, recognizes excellence in trade, association, and business publications across the globe.

  • Gold Award, "Best Single Issue" category, November/December 2010 Honorable Mention, "Feature Article" category, "The Holistic Leader," Sharon Shinn, May/June 2010
  • Honorable Mention, "Focus/Profile Article" category, "Taking Care," Tricia Bisoux, July/August 2010

The Charlie Awards (Florida Magazine Association (FMA)) cover more than 200 magazines across Florida and include 75 categories in the areas of general excellence, editorial excellence, design excellence, and printing excellence.

  • Charlie Award, Best Editorial/Commentary/Opinion, Association: "Unlocking Potential," Tricia Bisoux, November/December 2009
  • Bronze Award, Best Editorial/Commentary/Opinion, Association: "Stairway to Reinvention," Sharon Shinn, January/February 2010

The Excel Awards honor and represent the best publishing products of the association industry. The program judges over 1,000 association publications, including magazines, newsletters, scholarly journals, electronic publications or websites, and winners are chosen for taking bold chances in areas of editorial quality, design, and general excellence.

  • Gold Award, "Magazines: Editorial" Category, "Six Little Words Say It All," Sharon Shinn, September/October 2009 Issue
  • Bronze Award, "Magazines: General Excellence" category (10,001 to 20,000 Circulation), May/June, July/August, and September/October 2009

The Tabbie Awards (or the Tabbies), an editorial and design competition, recognizes excellence in trade, association, and business publications across the globe.

  • Honorable Mention, Best Single Issue, May/June 2009

The Charlie Awards (Florida Magazine Association (FMA)) cover more than 200 magazines across Florida and include 75 categories in the areas of general excellence, editorial excellence, design excellence, and printing excellence.

  • Charlie Award, Best Feature, Association: "Dial M for Mobile," Sharon Shinn, January/February 2009
  • Silver Award, Best Special Theme or Show Issue, Association: July/August 2008
  • Bronze Award, Best Department, Association: "Spotlight," Tricia Bisoux

The Excel Awards honor and represent the best publishing products of the association industry. The program judges over 1,000 association publications, including magazines, newsletters, scholarly journals, electronic publications or websites, and winners are chosen for taking bold chances in areas of editorial quality, design, and general excellence.

  • Gold Award, "Magazines: Editorial" Category, "The Time Zone of Technology," Sharon Shinn, January/February 2008
  • Silver Award, "Magazines: General Excellence" category (10,001 to 20,000 Circulation), May/June 2008, July/August 2008, September/October 2008

The Tabbie Awards (or the Tabbies), an editorial and design competition, recognizes excellence in trade, association, and business publications across the globe.

  • Honorable Mention, "Best Feature" category, "Teaching Business in a Web 2.0 World," Tricia Bisoux, January/February 2008
  • Honorable Mention, "Focus/Profile" category, "Brand Evangelist," Sharon Shinn, March/April 2008