Nursery Management honored with 2018 ASBPE awards

Nursery Management honored with 2018 ASBPE awards

The publication received recognition for editorial and design work from the American Society of Business Publication Editors.

May 1, 2018

VALLEY VIEW, Ohio – Nursery Management magazine, a B-2-B publication serving the wholesale nursery industry, won several regional awards from the The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) during an April 20 event.

ASBPE, the professional association for full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors, and designers employed in the business, trade, and specialty press, presented Nursery Management with four awards for 2018. The winning entries were counted under the ASBPE's Heartland Region, an area including Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia.

Kelli Rodda, editor of Nursery Management magazine, received a regional gold-level award for “Trailblazer,” the January 2017 cover story on Steve Black and Raemelton Farm.

Matt McClellan, managing editor of Nursery Management magazine, received a regional gold-level award for “Burning bright,” the September 2017 cover story on Spring Meadow Nursery.

Tiana Kropko, graphic designer of Nursery Management magazine, received a regional bronze-level design award for the 2017 State of the Industry report, “Purpose & Perseverance.” This entry is also a finalist for the National Azbee Awards of Excellence in the Infographics design category.

Contributing writer/editor Brooke Bilyj won a regional silver award for her cover story Strength in Unity,” about the Florida nursery industry's recovery from Hurricane Irma. Brooke also received three other awards for other GIE Media, Inc. publications.

Sister publications also published by parent company GIE Media, Inc., won the following awards:

  • Cannabis Business TimesCompany Profile - Regional Gold Award – “Patients Over Profits”
  • Cannabis Business Times: Regular Column, Contributed - Regional Silver Award – “Hort How-To”
  • Cannabis Dispensary: New Publication Design - Regional Gold Award November 2017 Cannabis Dispensary
  • Cannabis Dispensary: Opening Page/Spread-Photo - Regional Bronze Award - November 2017 Guest Interview
  • Cannabis Dispensary: Case History Regional Bronze Award – “Breeding Cannabis Experts”
  • Golf Course Industry: Feature Article Design - Regional Bronze Award – “When the Creek Rises”
  • Golf Course Industry: Feature Series Regional Silver Award – “When the Creek Rises”
  • Garden Center: Infographics - Regional Gold Award - “Infographics” 
  • Garden Center: Opening Page/Spread-Photo - Regional Bronze Award – “Bet the Farm”
  • Garden Center: Company Profile - Regional Silver Award – “Bet the farm”
  • Garden Center: Feature Article - General Interest - Regional Bronze Award – “Why aren't garden centers hooked on 'ponics?”
  • Garden Center: How-To Article - Regional Silver Award – “Brand Visibility”
  • Garden Center: News Analysis: Regional Silver Award “When the Storm Breaks” - Conner Howard, Associate Editor
  • Greenhouse ManagementFront Cover-Illustration - Regional Silver Award - “State of the Industry Illustrated Cover”
  • Greenhouse Management: Infographics Regional Silver Award - “State of the Industry Report Infographic”
  • Lawn & Landscape: Contents Page or Pages Regional Gold Award – “July 2017 Contents”
  • Lawn & LandscapeFront Cover-Illustration Regional Gold Award - July 2017 Cover
  • Lawn & LandscapeOpening Page/Spread-Illustration Regional Gold Award - September 2017 Cover Story
  • Lawn & LandscapeOpening Page/Spread-Photo - Regional Gold Award - March 2017 Cover Story 
  • Lawn & LandscapeIndividual Profile - Regional Silver Award – “Control in the chaos”
  • Lawn & LandscapeCompany Profile - Regional Bronze Award – “Out of the Storm”
  • Nursery ManagementInfographics - Regional Bronze Award – “Purpose & Perseverance”
  • Nursery Management: Case History - Regional Gold Award – “Burning bright”
  • Nursery Management: Individual Profile Regional Gold Award – “Grower of the Year”
  • Nursery ManagementCase History Regional Silver Award – “Strength in Unity”
  • Produce Grower: Front Cover-Photo ­- Regional Bronze Award – “Man of Tomorrow”