2017 ADVERTISING RATES & SIZES

For Magazine, Website & Newsletter

Venues Today is the authoritative voice on all areas of public assembly facility management. You will reach top decision-makers in the field, from venue management to suppliers. Editorial coverage features current news, construction charts, industry trends, box office reports and more. Keep your advertising message in front of planners, buyers and top executives.

Contact your representative today:

Jim McNeil, Southeastern U.S., Midwest
(207) 699-3343
jim@venuestoday.com

Rich DiGiacomo, Western U.S., Northeast, Intl.
(310) 429-3678
rich@venuestoday.com

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Venues Today Magazine

Black & White Rates

Rates apply to price per ad insertion. Frequency discounts apply to ads run within a 12-month period from signing of contract. Group rates apply for all ads run within a 12-month period from initial date. Ad Rates effective through 12/31/16.

  1X 3X 6X 9X 12X
Back Cover $3262 $3145 $3031 $2921 $2814
Inside Font $3201 $3025 $2,916 $2,810 $2,709
Inside Back $3201 $3025 $2,916 $2,810 $2,709
Full page $2950 $2843 $2741 $2642 $2547
2/3 page $2721 $2618 $2519 $2424 $2332
1/2 page $1881 $1810 $1742 $1676 $1613
1/3 page $1334 $1284 $1236 $1189 $1143
1/6 page $942 $906 $872 $839 $808

 

Color Rates Additional Charge

  • Four Color process per ad: $500
  • Spot color: $250

Special Position Requests

Advertisers requesting special positioning for ads will be charged an additional 10 percent over rate card or contract rates for the specific ad.

Bleeds

Bleed costs included in all full page ad prices.

ARTWORK SIZES (WIDTH x HEIGHT)

  • Full page bleed 
    8-75" x11.25" (22.22cm) x(28.58cm)

          **Full bleed sizes will trim down 1/8" (.32cm) on each side of artwork

  • Double spread bleed (trim size)
    17.25" x11.25" (43.82cm) x (28.58cm)
    **Full bleed sizes will trim down 1/8" (.32cm) on each side of artwork
  • Full page, no bleed
    7-1/2" x 10" (19.05cm) x(25.4cm)
     
  • 1/2 pageV
    4-11/16" x 7" (11.91cm) x(17.78cm)
     
  • 1/2 pageH
    7-1/2" 4-11/16" (19.05cm) x(11.91cm)
     
  • 2/3 pageV
    5" x 7-1/8" (12.7cm) x (24.13cm)
     
  • 1/3 pageV
    2-3/8" x 9-1/2" (6.03cm) x (24.13cm)
     
  • 1/3 pageS
    5" x 4-11/16" (12.7cm) x(11.91cm)
     
  • 1/6 pageH
    5" x 2-1/4" (12.7cm) x (5.72cm)
     
  • 1/6 pageV
    2-3/8" x4-11/16" (6.03cm) x(11.91cm)

Mechanical Specifications & Requirements

Magazine advertising must be submitted in electronic format, Mac format accepted. File must be created in either QuarkXpress 6.0 or earlier, Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop. We accept DF files but they must be at least 300dpi and al fonts must be embedded. Materials cannot be accepted in the following formats: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Corel DRAW, Adobe InDesign.

All graphics must be 300dpi at the size used in the layout and saved as EPS or TIFF files. Four-color files must be in CMYK. Venues Today requires type one PostScript fonts, preferably Adobe, screen and printer fonts must be included on disks. We cannot accept RGB and Indexed colors, TrueType fonts cannot be used. Material may be submitted on CD, DVD, via email or through our FTP site. 

 

VENUES TODAY WEBSITE

Rates apply to price per month. Frequency discounts apply to ads run within a 12-month period from signing of contract.

Width x Height (pixels) 1x 3x 6x 9x 12x
Feature Ad (Homepage)          
Size: 648x 418 pixels $1400  $1358 $1317 $1278 $1239

 

         
Impression Side Ad          
Size: 300x250 pixels $800 $776 $753 $730 $708
           
Banner ad          
Size: 620x100 pixels $1000 $970 $941 $913 $885

Ad specs: Standard file size of ad is 250kb, 72dpi

VT PULSE E-NEWSLETTER

Advertising Weekly Rates & Sizes

Pricing as of 1/1/16. Ads can be booked up through 12/31/16 at these rates.

 

Width x Height (pixels) 1x 8x 16x 24x 32x 39x

Top Banner 
560x110px

$450

$437

$423

$411

$398

$386

Feature (Top Center)
560x210px

$600 $582 $565 $548 $531 $515

Side (Middle Right)
260x195px

$400 $388 $376 $365 $354 $343

Bottom banner
260x110px

$450

 

$437 $423 $411 $398 $386

 

Mechanical Specifications & Requirements

E-Newsletter advertising must be submitted as JPGs or GIFs. Ads must be 100% size at 72 dpi. Ads will be linked to a client’s web site.
 

 

PRODUCTION

If submissions do not adhere to our guidelines, we cannot guarantee final print production quality. We are not responsible for color quality when a color proof is not provided. Deviations from guidelines may require additional time, cost, and may sacrifice production quality. Publisher is not responsible for quality of reproduction and materials received after the published materials due date.

Advertising submitted in any form other than stated format will be subject to a non-commissionable production charge. Production charges will also be billed for alterations made on materials received at the request of the advertiser. Production charges will be billed at an hourly rate and are due upon receipt.

MAIL ARTWORK TO:

Venues Today,
PO Box 2540
Huntington Beach, CA  92647

E-MAIL ARTWORK TO:

production@venuestoday.com.

SERVER UPLOAD TO: (for files exceeding 10MB)

http://www.dropitto.me/venuestoday

password: vtupload

 

RESOURCE GUIDES
2016/2017 ADVERTISING RATES & SIZES

Venues Today is a leading international trade publication that covers the business side of entertainment and sports, particularly as it relates to venues. We publish directories, such as the annual Fairs & Festivals Resource Guide and the Venues Resource Guide, that aid the industry’s ability to network and reach the right decision makers.

Fairs & Festivals Resource Guide

Black and White Rates: Rates apply to price per ad insertion. Frequency discounts apply to ads run within a 12-month period from signing of contract. Group rates apply for all ads run within a 12-month period from initial contract date. All prices are in US dollars.

Back Cover $1500
Inside Front
 
$1320
Inside Back $1320
Full page $1200
1/2 page
 
$765
1/3 page $435
1/6 page $225
Vendor Listing
(40 word limit)
$200

COLOR RATES ADDITIONAL CHARGE

  • Four color process per page: $500
  • Spot color: $250

SPECIAL POSITION REQUESTS

Advertisers requesting special positioning for ads will be charged an additional 10 percent over rate card or contract rates for the specific ad.

BLEEDS

Bleed costs included in all full page ad prices.

Black and White Rates

Rates apply to price per ad insertion. Frequency discounts apply to ads run within a 12-month period from signing of contract. Group rates apply for all ads run within a 12-month period from initial contract date. All prices are in US dollars.

International Venue Resource Guide

  1X 3X 6X 9X 12X
Back Cover $2,641 $2,546 $2,454 $2,365 $2,279
Inside Cover $2,617 $2,522 $2,371 $2,342 $2,258
Inside Back $2,617 $2,522 $2,371 $2,342 $2,258
Full Page $2,388 $2,302 $2,219 $2,139 $2,062
1/2 Page $1,523 $1,466 $1,410 $1,357 $1,306
1/3 Page $1,080 $1,039 $1,000 $962 $926
1/6 Page $763 $734 $706 $680 $654

COLOR RATES ADDITIONAL CHARGE:

  • Four color process per page: $500
  • Spot color: $250

SPECIAL POSITION REQUESTS:

Advertisers requesting special positioning for ads will be charged an additional 10 percent over rate card or contract rates for the specific ad.

MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Advertising must be submitted in electronic format, Mac format accepted. File must be created in either QuarkXpress 6.0 or earlier, Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop. We accept DF files but they must be at least 300dpi and al fonts must be embedded. Materials cannot be accepted in the following formats: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Corel DRAW, Adobe InDesign.

All graphics must be 300dpi at the size used in the layout and saved as EPS or TIFF files. Four-color files must be in CMYK. Venues Today requires type one PostScript fonts, preferably Adobe, screen and printer fonts must be included on disks. We cannot accept RGB and Indexed colors, TrueType fonts cannot be used. Material may be submitted on CD, DVD, via email or through our FTP site. A high-quality color proof is required with all media.

PRODUCTION

If submissions do not adhere to our guidelines, we cannot guarantee final print production quality. We are not responsible for color quality when a color proof is not provided. Deviations from guidelines may require additional time, cost, and may sacrifice production quality. Publisher is not responsible for quality of reproduction and materials received after the published materials due date.

PRODUCTION CHANGES/CHARGES

Advertising submitted in any form other than stated format will be subject to a non-commissionable production charge. Production charges will also be billed for alterations made on materials received at the request of the advertiser. Production charges will be billed at an hourly rate and are due upon receipt.

MAIL ARTWORK TO:

Venues Today,
PO Box 2540
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

E-MAIL ARTWORK TO:

production@venuestoday.com.

  • Full page, no bleed
    7-1/2" x 10" (19.05cm) X(25.4cm)
  • 1/2 pageH
    7-1/2" X4-11/16" (19.05cm) X (11.91cm)
  • 1/3 pageS
    4-1/2" x 4-3/4" (11.43cm) x (12.07cm)
  • 1/6 pageV
    2-7/8" x 4-3/4" (7.30cm) x (12.07cm)