Advertise

The deadline to purchase advertising for the 2018 Conference was July 19, and ads are no longer available for purchase.

Ad options

Program Books and Attendee Lists are available to all Conference attendees. To help reduce your design costs for conference advertising, the Arts Midwest Conference, Western Arts Alliance, and Performing Arts Exchange have partnered to standardize the dimensions of full and half page ad spots in each conference program. Ads must be purchased from and submitted to each conference separately, on the deadline specified by each conference.

Program Book ($300–1,000)

Location Color Size Price
Back outside cover Color 4.5”w x 7.5”h $1,000 (sold out)
Back inside cover Color 4.5”w x 7.5”h $875 (sold out)
Front inside pocket Color 5.375”w x 3.25”h $700 (sold out)
Full page Color 4.5”w x 7.5”h $600 (sold out)
Full page B&W 4.5”w x 7.5”h $475 (no longer available)
Half page B&W 4.5”w x 3.75”h $300 (no longer available)

Attendee List ($600–650)

Location Color Size Price
Back outside cover Color 4.5”w x 7.5”h $650 (sold out)
Back inside cover Color 4.5”w x 7.5”h $600 (sold out)
Front inside cover Color 4.5”w x 7.5”h $650 (sold out)

App ($300–500)

Limit one per organization.

Location Color Size Price
Rotating Banner Ads Color 600 pixels wide by 110 pixels high $500 (sold out)
Push notifications (Timing to be discussed and confirmed with Arts Midwest staff after purchase) Text and links only 80 character title, 1024 character message $300 (no longer available)

Floor Graphics ($600–750)

Limit one per organization

Location Color Size Price
Entrance to Marketplace Color 3’w x 2’h $750 (sold out)
Marketplace lounge (Lounge placement is at the discretion of Arts Midwest) Color 3’w x 2’h $600 (no longer available)

Sponsorship ($350+)

Looking to make an even bigger impact? View sponsorship options.

Creating + submitting artwork

Ad artwork must fit the dimensions of the option you purchase exactly. Our publication designer will place your exhibit number in the margin next to your ad.

Submit your completed file via email to [email protected].

Deadline: July 19, 2018

Print ad creation specs

Advertisements must be high res PDF files with the following preferences/settings:

Adobe Illustrator CC

  • Convert all colors to grayscale (photos, logos, type, etc.) UNLESS you have purchased a 4-color ad option. If you have purchased a 4-color ad option convert all colors to CMYK.
  • Convert all text to outlines. Select > All. Type > Create outline
  • File > Save as. Set format to Adobe PDF. Click Save.
  • Select the PDF/X-4:2008 PDF preset.
  • Click Save PDF.

Adobe InDesign CC

  • Convert all colors to grayscale (photos, logos, type, etc.) UNLESS you have purchased a 4-color ad option. If you have purchased a 4-color ad option convert all colors to CMYK.
  • File > Export. Set format to Adobe PDF (Print). Click Save.
  • Select the PDF/X-4:2008 PDF preset.
  • Click Export.

Adobe Photoshop CC

  • Make sure the file is in Grayscale mode: Image > Mode > Grayscale. UNLESS you have purchased a 4-color ad option. If you have purchased a 4-color ad option make sure the file is in CMYK mode: Image > Mode > CMYK color.
  • Flatten your design. In the layers palette drop down menu, click Flatten Image.
  • Image > Save as. Set format to Photoshop PDF. Click Save.
  • Select the PDF/X-4:2008 PDF preset.
  • Click Save PDF.

No matter what program you are using, please ensure:

  • Security is disabled.
  • Any font or image licensing issues are resolved.
  • If you are submitting multiple ads, be sure to create and send each ad as a separate PDF file.

App specs

Rotating banner ads

Artwork must be 600 pixels wide by 110 pixels high. The ad may be displayed smaller than this on certain devices, and we recommend using fonts larger than 24pt to ensure readability. Acceptable file types: jpg, gif, png, or eps.

Push notifications

Please consult directly with Arts Midwest Conference staff. Contact [email protected] with questions.