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The Society for Book and Magazine Editors is a pioneer non-profit organisation that represents editorial professionals with headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria. It was founded in 2017, and registered in 2018. SBMEN offers training, resources and events to editors to enhance their professional development. The Board of Trustees oversees its operations and a set of committees manages the different aspects of the organisation to ensure it adheres to the highest quality standards.


To become the leading standards association for professional editors.


To serve as a standards organisation in the publishing industry and promote professionalism and editorial excellence to produce competent and talented editors.