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Industrial Automation Monthly aims to raise greater visibility for innovation and inclusivity in the industry. We actively encourage perspectives from all backgrounds and strive to be a platform for the amplification of all voices.

As an independent publisher and 100% woman-owned, woman-led, and WBE/WOSB-certified small business, we are proud to serve as beacons for progress and change. We hope you’ll join us on this journey by applying to become a volunteer member of the Industrial Automation Monthly Editorial Board.

Editorial board applications may be submitted at any time and are accepted and reviewed continuously. Final decisions regarding appointments will be made at the discretion of our publisher, with input from other board members. Ideal Editorial Board candidates will have demonstrated knowledge and experience in industrial automation, robotics, IIoT, and machine vision. They will also share Industrial Automation Monthly’s vision and values.

As an Editorial Board member, your unique voice and ongoing insights and contributions will help play a vital role in our publication’s capability better to serve our many valued readers across the world.

Why Apply?

As an Editorial Board Member, you’ll help Industrial Automation Monthly maintain the highest industry and editorial content quality standards, as well as to stay at the forefront of industry trends and critical issues facing our sector.

Review Peer-Submitted Content

By sending us your story ideas and helping us review and evaluate third-party submitted news content, you will help Industrial Automation Monthly to ensure that our readers continue to receive top-quality, timely, industry-relevant, and insightful content. As a publication, this will help us to ensure that we can continue to build a high-quality unique global trade publication for the industry.

Small Business Advocacy

Our Editorial Board helps us to identify and further highlight the incredible work of small businesses across the industry, including startups, consultants, manufacturers, service providers, distributors, systems integrators, and other experts. As an industry small business, Industrial Automation Monthly understands first-hand the challenges of owning and operating a small business that serves the sector, especially in terms of achieving and maintaining continued global market competitiveness.

Share Diverse Perspectives

We’ll give you an opportunity to lend your own voice, insights, industry thought leadership, and expertise, with added ongoing opportunities to contribute fully bylined guest editorial to Industrial Automation Monthly.

Industry Recognition and Networking

Gain enhanced industry visibility and recognition as a member of our Editorial Board. Connect with like-minded professionals and foster new collaborations that can shape the future of our niche publication while promoting your company’s products and services.

Editorial Board Member Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an informal industrywide brand ambassador and advocate for Industrial Automation Monthly
  • Help us informally evaluate submitted editorial content for overall relevance, technical merits, quality, and alignment with our editorial focus.
  • Where appropriate, offer constructive feedback to contributing authors on enhancing their submitted content’s overall strength and quality.
  • Help us champion industry small businesses. From startups to multi-generational family-owned, help us identify companies in industrial automation, robotics, IIoT, and machine vision who would benefit from promotion in Industrial Automation Monthly
  • Lend your unique voice and share your thoughts, expertise, and industry thought leadership with the readers of Industrial Automation Monthly, including opportunities for the quarterly inclusions of your bylined industry op-ed piece on our news site.
  • Help shape the future of our publication within the industry. Apply today to Join the Editorial Board of Industrial Automation Monthly and become a part of our first-of-its-kind, forward-thinking, woman-owned international publication that’s dedicated to making a difference in this industry.