Recognizing and Promoting the World's Best Business Titles

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 22 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.

Congratulations to the 2017 Axiom Award winners! Results have been announced in the 10th Annual Awards. 




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. 

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Who can enter

Authors and publishers throughout North America and overseas publishers who publish English-language business books with a 2015-2017 copyright or that were released between April 2015 and December 2016, 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 - Contest open date until July 30, 2016 - $75 per title, per category
Early-bird entry #2 - July 31 until October 29, 2016 - $85 per title, per category
Regular entry - October 30 until December 10, 2016 - $95 per title, per category

Key Dates

Register by July 30, 2016 and save $20 per entry
Register by October 29, 2016 and save $10 per entry
Final Entry Registration Deadline: December 10, 2016

(These are POSTMARK deadlines.)