Also at the B2 Awards, Maralah Rose-Asch, publisher and editor of Gardner Business Media, received the 2013 G.D. Crain Jr. Award, which recognizes career achievement in b-to-b marketing and exceptional service to the BMA.
The award was established in 1969 to honor G.D. Crain Jr., founder of Crain Communications Inc., which publishes BtoB. It was presented by Rance Crain, president of Crain Communications and son of G.D. Crain Jr.
Rose-Asch has been at Gardner Business Media, which publishes Automotive Design and Production, Modern Machine Shop, Production Machining and other trade publications, for 43 years. She joined the company as an editorial associate in 1970, then became marketing services manager before being named to her current position in 1992.
Rose-Asch has served as secretary of the BMA international board since 1998 and was a member of the BMA annual conference committee in 2007.