Ad Specifications – D2P Print and Online Publications

NOTE: If you cannot produce an ad, our design team can create one for you at no charge. If the layout does not meet with your approval you are not obligated to run it, and there is no cost to you. Contact Dennis at email or 800-317-0474 x128 for details.

Print Ad Submission Info

File format: Ads must be PDF/X-1a files
Fonts: Embed all fonts
Color space: CMYK
Resolution: 300 dpi
Please be sure that all linked images are also CMYK and 300 dpi.
Artwork submitted is assumed to be proofed and correct from client regarding color, images, and copy.

File formats accepted: Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXpress, and Photoshop (Mac OS or Windows)
File formats not accepted: Corel Draw, MS Word, Publisher, or Powerpoint
Safety: Keep all live items (not intended to trim) at least 1/4″ from trim edges
Printing Process: Web offset, computer to plate (CTP)
Binding Method: Saddle and perfect bound editions

Questions: For ad production questions, please contact: Jennifer Bryda, Production Manager, 800-317-0474, ext. 118 or

Digital Delivery Message Ads
File format:
Size: Button 141px wide x 125px high; Banner 600px wide x 132px high Ads
File format:
.jpg or .gif
Size: 145px wide x 86px high
Questions: Please contact your magazine sales rep regarding digital ads.

Print Ad Sizes

Ad Size
Ad Shape
Bleed Trim Live/
Full Page
Full Square
Full Page Spread
7″ x 10″
Full page spread
8.375″ x 11.125″
16.5″ x 11.125″
8.125″ x 10.875″
7″ x 10″
16.25″ x 10.875″
7.625″ x 10.375″
7″ x 10″
15.75″ x 10.375″
1/2 Page 1/2 island*
1/2 horizontal
1/2 vertical
1/2 spread
16.5″ x 5.5″
4.5″ x 7.5″
7″ x 4.875″
3.375″ x 10″
16.25″ x 5.375″
4.5″ x 7.5″
7″ x 4.875″
3.375″ x 10″
15.75″ x 4.875″
1/4 Page 1/4 square na 3.375″ x 4.875″ 3.375″ x 4.875″
1/3 Page 1/3 square*
1/3 vertical*
4.5″ x 4.875″
2.1875″ x 10″
4.5″ x 4.875″
2.1875″ x 10″
2/3 Page 2/3 vertical* na 4.5″ x 10″ 4.5″ x 10″
4/9 Island 4/9 island* na 4.5″ x 6.5″ 4.5″ x 6.5″

* These ad sizes are not available in Show Programs or Supplier Directory.

RATES: All of our marketing programs are customized specific to our client’s needs. For pricing information and deadlines, please email or call Dennis at 800-317-0474 ext. 128.