Hear Social Media Expert Kristin Burnham at Aug. 2 Azbees Banquet

7/26/11: The Boston and New York regional Azbee banquets have been cancelled. There WILL be a national Azbee Awards Banquet in Chicago on Aug. 4.


You are cordially invited to attend the Northeast Region Azbee Awards Banquet on Tuesday, August 2, 2011.

The Boston/New England Chapter of the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) will be holding an Awards Banquet and networking evening at Verona Restaurant in Watertown Square.

SCHEDULE:
5:30 p.m. Networking
7:00 p.m. Awards banquet begins


AWARDS:
The awards part of the event will recognize regional winners in this year's annual Azbees. ASBPE's Azbee Awards of Excellence program is one of the most competitive there is for business-to-business, trade, association, and professional publications. The awards recognize outstanding work by magazines, and newsletters in a wide range of design and editorial categories.

SPEAKER:
Our speaker will be Kristin Burnham, an award-winning journalist and blogger who covers the ever-evolving social media and Web 2.0 landscape for CIO.com. Her beat focuses on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google, as well as social tools used within the enterprise. As staff writer, Kristin's articles showcase practical tips, tricks and tutorials for consumers and businesses alike, as well case studies that detail company successes — or failures — in the Web 2.0 environment. In her blog, Web 2.0 Advisor, Kristin chronicles what matters and what doesn't in social networking and consumer applications.

NETWORKING:
ASBPE Boston/New England chapter welcomes members and nonmembers. In particular, we are inviting participation by Media Chowder - a local media networking group - as well as members of the Society of Professional Journalists.

DINNER MENU:
London Broil (with alternative entree to be determined)
Tossed Green Salad
Penne Primavera
Oven roasted red bliss potatoes
Broccoli
Dessert and coffee or tea

COST TO ATTEND:
$25 for members, $35 for nonmembers

REGISTRATION: You must register by July 29 to attend. Register online.

Note: There will be a separate Northeastern Region banquet in New York City on July 27. You may attend the banquet that is most convenient for you.


Questions? Please contact chapter president Alan Earls at alanearls@alum.bu.edu or (508) 528-6930.

AND don't forget: our National Conference is Aug 4-5 in Chicago. Visit ASBPE.org for more information.

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