Welcome to the home of the Axiom Business Book Awards.

Awards Overview

The Axiom Business Book Awards are the largest and most respected critical guidepost for business books in today's new world of publishing. These prestigious and competitive awards are presented in 21 business categories and serve as the premier list to help readers discover new and innovative works. Axiom Award-winning books will help readers understand changing trends and technologies affecting the business world and point out opportunities in our complicated new economy.

The 2016 Axiom Business Book Awards are now open. Submissions will be accepted until December 12, 2015, with two early-bird deadlines along the way to encourage early entry. Best of luck to all entrants!

Click here to download our guidelines and entry form as a PDF document (112 KB)

The Axiom Book Awards are the go-to list connecting readers with high-quality business books that provide information and ideas critical to success in today's competitive marketplace. Today's consumers want to learn about, shop for, and buy books beyond the model of traditional writing and publishing. Today's world of business publishing gets new ideas and trends to readers faster and more economically. With Axiom Business Book Awards, you know you will be buying the best, cutting-edge business books.

The Axiom Business Book Awards are presented by Jenkins Group Inc., a Michigan-based book publishing and marketing services company that has operated the popular Independent Publisher Book Awards contest since 1996.

Axiom Business Book Award winners

How to Enter

Entry into the Axiom Business Book Awards is fast and convenient. Above are links to our entry page, past winners, subject categories, FAQ’s, how to send books, etc.

Who can enter?
Authors and publishers throughout North America and overseas publishers who publish English-language business books with a 2014-2016 copyright or that were released between June 2014 and December 2015, and that are intended for the American market may enter. Print-On-Demand and other independent authors are welcome to enter their books themselves.

What does it cost?
Entry fees are based on a per-title, per-category basis. Early-bird entry fees are available offering discounts to those who register before our posted deadlines:

Early-bird entry #1 - June 10–August 22, 2015 - $75 per title, per category
Early-bird entry #2 - August 23– October 24, 2015 - $85 per title, per category
Regular entry - October 25, 2015 -  December 12, 2015 - $95 per title, per category

Key Dates

Register by August 22, 2015 and save $20 per entry
Register by October 24, 2015 and save $10 per entry
Final Entry Registration Deadline: December 12, 2015

(These are POSTMARK deadlines.)

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The Axiom Business Book Awards are proud to be sponsored by:

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Jenkins Group Independent Publisher
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