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About ABA's Media Program

99% of readers consider ABA to be their primary or secondary source of information about banking news and best practices.

88% of readers think ABA very often or somewhat often provides them with news they have not read or heard anywhere else.

68% of readers have been a subscriber to one or more ABA publications/media for more than 10 years.

By bankers, for bankers.

The American Bankers Association’s flagship publication, ABA Banking Journal, delivers timely, accurate and actionable information necessary for professionals to succeed in today’s banking industry. More than 8 out of 10 readers believe the ABA Banking Journal is the voice of the industry.

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2022 MarCom Platinum Winner

MarCom Awards honors excellence in marketing and communication while recognizing the creativity, hard work, and generosity of industry professionals. ABA Banking Journal was awarded Platinum for the July/August 2021 issue.

Gold Winner in 40th Annual EXCEL Awards competition

AM&P declared ABA Banking Journal the winner of the Magazine Redesign (20,001 – 50,000 distribution) category. This category focused on the best example of improved design. It covered writing, content, production, and editorial and graphic unity. The American Bankers Association takes pride in continually improving in order to adapt and stay relevant and we are honored to be recognized for our efforts.

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2020 AZBEE Award

ABA Banking Journal, National Bronze Award and Regional Silver Award, Print – Special Section, “How America’s Businesses Get Moving”

ABA Banking Journal, Regional Silver Award, Online – Podcast, “The Girl Banker on Career Advancement and Life Lessons”


2020 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence

ABA Banking Journal, Print Media – Special Purpose, “How American’s Businesses Get Moving”

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ABA Audience Extension

Continue to build your brand beyond the ABA Banking Journal website through ABA’s audience extension (also known as site retargeting).

ABA Bank Marketing

The American Bankers Association’s ABA Bank Marketing website and eNewsletter are specially tailored and utilized by bank marketers across the nation’s $18 trillion banking industry. Bank marketers use the ABA Bank Marketing website to find the latest news and tips, articles, online discussions, networking opportunities, a thorough array of training opportunities, timely briefings, the national ABA Bank Marketing Conference and ABA Bank Marketing School, and credentials that position bank marketers as experienced professionals.

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2017 & 2018 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence

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“An exceptionally appealing home page kicks off this website, with a checkerboard of nicely chunked copy and visuals to give site visitors a sense of activity and depth of content. The Vimeo introduction is a deft touch, while the overall content is well researched and well written in an interesting, lively style. This is a site for professionals, but while the content is technical, the presentation is crisp and clear. An excellent showing on any level, but particularly so for a tightly staffed shop.”

Showcase Your Company's Expertise

Position your company as a thought leader and solution provider in the industry by including your thought leadership marketing piece in ABA Bank Marketing resources. Improve the credibility of your company and educate bank marketers nationwide regarding the benefits of using a product or service you provide. Articles, white papers, videos, infographics or other content of interest to our audience can be submitted. 

About ABA Risk and Compliance Media

The ABA Bank Compliance print and digital magazine, ABA Risk and Compliance website and eNewsletter are the banking industry’s leading voice on legislation, regulation and case law. Packed with turnkey procedures, flow charts, case studies, and ready-to-use sample forms, the award-winning publication, ABA Bank Compliance from the American Bankers Association delivers need-to-know regulatory analysis—the industry’s most critical topic—six times a year. 


2020 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence

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, Writing – Financial & investment Writing, “E-sign: The Dinosaur in the Room” article

2020 AZBEE Award

ABA Bank Compliance, Regional Bronze Award, All Content – Technical Article, “SAR Quality: Practical Tips to Enhance Reports for Law Enforcement”

About ABA and Our Members

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ABA is the voice of the nation's $23.7 trillion banking industry
ABA has a strong alliance with the 51 state bankers associations and represents small, regional and large banks
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Directly represents banks holding more than 80% of the $17 trillion in assets
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ABA members employ more than 2 million people, extend more than $11.8 trillion in loans and safeguard $19.6 trillion in deposits
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Nationally, banks spend more than $181 billion on products and services each year and are heavy users of third-party vendors for services, including:
  • Accounting & Auditing
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Asset Management/Capital
  • ATM Solutions & Interchange Expenses
  • Compliance
  • Consulting & Advisory
  • Cybersecurity/Fraud/Risk/Audit Tools
  • Data Processing
  • Digital Banking
  • FDIC Deposit Insurance Assessments
  • Insurance
  • Janitorial Services
  • Legal Fees and Expenses
  • Mortgage Technology
  • Payments
  • Postage
  • Printing, Stationary and Supplies
  • Security
  • Telecommunications Expenses
  • Third-Party Risk Management
  • Wealth Management

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