Early-bird deadline for BIB Awards ends Jan. 4

Two days remain for the early-bird discount pricing on SABEW’s Best in Business Awards — the only comprehensive set of awards honoring excellence in business journalism. Submit your best work by 5 p.m. ET this Thursday (Jan. 4) to take advantage of saving $20 on each entry.

This competition will cover work published, broadcast and posted in the calendar year 2023. Winners will receive a personalized glass award.

Early-bird entry fees: 

  • $130 for General Excellence categories
  • $79 for Story Type and Story Topic categories, as well as Best Range of Work
  • $64 for Freelancers (use promo code “Freelancer” when you pay for your entries on the competition website)
  • $20 for Students

Because these awards are for members only, please verify your membership before the competition opens. Students don’t need to be members of SABEW to submit an entry. Non-member students who submit an entry will receive a free one-year student membership (a $25 savings).

New this year:

  • The Real-Time Reporting category has been changed to Breaking News. Entries in this category must include coverage within the first 24 hours of a breaking story, demonstrating speed of delivering headlines, stories and analysis with relevant context and value-added information.

Visit SABEW’s Best in Business page for categories, complete details and to enter the competition. Contact Tess McLaughlin at with any questions.

The final deadline for all entries is noon ET, Thursday, Feb. 1.

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