Industrial & systems periodical earns regional gold, silver and bronze business publication honors

NORCROSS, Georgia – April 27, 2021 – ISE magazine has done it again. For the fourth consecutive year, the editorial flagship of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) has been awarded Azbee honors by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE).

In April 2021, the monthly magazine received gold, silver and bronze Awards of Excellence in the Southeast Regional category. The winning entries include:

IISE’s COO Donna Calvert congratulated the magazine editorial team of Albertson, Karen S. Barnett, executive editor, and Tara Ott, art director. “This is wonderful and very impressive! Thank you for the excellent work. It just proves what we already know. We have the best editorial leadership whose excellence should be recognized and awarded.”

According to ASBPE, 800-plus entries were received this year and more than 85 experienced business-to-business editors, freelancers and designers judged 60 categories of entries. The Azbees honor the best in B2B media, recognizing outstanding work by B2B, trade, association and professional publications. One of the most competitive awards programs for trade media, the Azbees highlight editorial, online, and design excellence within magazines, newsletters, digital and social media.

ISE readers encompass an international audience of professionals and students in the field of industrial and systems engineering. Now in its 53rd year, ISE is available to IISE members and subscribers. Learn more at

About IISE: The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers is the world’s largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IISE is an international, nonprofit association that provides knowledge, training, networking opportunities and recognition to enhance the skills and effectiveness of its members, customers and the profession. Visit for more information.