The Trade Association Business Publications International is an organisation based in Cleveland, bringing together and encouraging editors from all over the world who share a common dedication to editorial ethics and excellence.
‘The Tabbies', is an editorial and design awards program, in USA, open to English language B2B publications in more than 40 countries. Now in its fourth year, the TABPI Young Leaders Scholarship has, for the first time, been won by two Australian editors.
Peter Davies, the editor of Architectural Product News and acting editor of Houses for Melbourne based magazine publisher, Architecture Media. Peter has had experience in educational book publishing before joining Architecture Media and his qualifications extend beyond journalism to arts management, publishing and editing.
Matty Soccio is deputy editor of Marketing Magazine as well as a contributor to the website with blog postings, news updates and the e-newsletter. Matty has been a sub-editor and journalist for a number of Australian recreational vehicle and travel magazines as well as a contributing editor for Welcome To and Crystal magazines.
As winners, Davies and Soccio will be flown to the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) Editorial Conference in Washington D.C. in July which includes an evening networking event as well as two days of intensive editorial sessions with talks from industry leaders such as publishing futurist, Bob Sacks, founder of High Times magazine, who will be the keynote speaker as well as workshops on such topics as ‘using social media to advance your brand' and ‘innovative responses to today's troubling times'.
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