Program Ad Rates & Specs

Advertising in the conference program is an effective and cost-effective way to reach attendees both during and after the conference. The program will be available online on East Central Iowa Chapter’s website and distributed in a printed book in person to all attendees. Deadline to reserve ad space is June 30, 2018. Reserve your ad space here.

Conference Program Ad Rates and Specs
The conference program printed book is 7” x 10”. Ads should be submitted to the following specifications (no bleed is required).

Placement & Specs Rates
Business Card Ad (1.875" x 2.25" portrait). Full color: CMYK $50
Quarter page Ad (2.875" x 4.375" portrait). Full color: CMYK > $75
Half page Ad (6" x 4.25" landscape). Full color: CMYK $150
Full page Ad (6" x 9" portrait). Full color: CMYK Available with sponsorship
Back Cover Ad (6" x 9" portrait). Full color: CMYK Available with sponsorship
Inside Front Cover Ad (6" x 9" portrait). Full color: CMYK Available with sponsorship
Inside Back Cover Ad (6" x 9" portrait). Full color: CMYK Available with sponsorship

Conference Program File Format
Please provide a digital file in one of the following formats. Do not include any Printer’s Marks such as bleed or trim marks in your file. All artwork should be saved in full color CMYK as noted above.  Upload your files here.

  • Press quality (300 dpi) .jpg or .png file
  • Vector file (.eps or .ai). Attach all images used. Turn all fonts to outlines.
  • InDesign (.indd). Attach all images used. Turn all fonts to outlines.
  • Illustrator (.ai). Attach all images used. Turn all fonts to outlines.

Name your file after your company, not the meeting, such as e.e. Hy-Veeconfad.indd (NOT blastoffconf.indd).

Logo Specs for On-site Conference Signage
Please provide a digital file in one of the following formats. Files should be CMYK and at least 9” wide.  Upload your files here.

  • Press quality (300dpi) PDF (.pdf ).
  • Vector file (.eps or .ai). Attach all images used. Turn all fonts to outlines.
  • InDesign (.indd). Attach all images used. Turn all fonts to outlines.
  • Illustrator (.ai). Attach all images used. Turn all fonts to outlines.

File Submission

  • DEADLINE: June 30, 2018
  • Submit files using the online Exhibitor Content form.
  • You will receive an emailed confirmation, listing the files submitted.

Logo Specs for East Central Chapter Website
Sponsorship registration includes your logo on the Blast-Off Conference webpages. High-level sponsorships include placement of your logo on the East Central Iowa AEYC homepage and the conference website.  Upload your files here.

File Format

  • Logos must be submitted as a Web-ready digital file.
  • Image dimensions must be a max of 500px in each direction. Maximum file size 2MB.
  • Logo must be placed on a transparent background.
  • Format: GIF (.gif ), JPEG (.jpg), or PNG (.png).
  • Upload your files here.

File Submission

  • DEADLINE: July 31, 2018
  • Upload your files here.
  • You will receive an emailed confirmation, listing the files submitted.

Conference Bag Inserts
High-level sponsors may include printed literature or other small promotional item (pens, pads, etc.) in the 2018 Blast-Off Conference Bags. Per piece (max 8.5 x 11 inches and 2 oz.).

DEADLINE: Send 400 copies of each insert or item directly to the hotel no later than Tuesday, August 8, 2018 to the address below. Materials not received by the deadline cannot be included.

Hotel at Kirkwood Center
7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Attention: Shawna Ebbeson, East Central Iowa AEYC

For questions about Advertiser benefits, please contact:

Shawna Ebbeson, Conference Committee Co-Chair
Email: shawna.ebbeson@gmail.com
Telephone: 1-641-351-8542, Be sure to leave a voicemail