2024 HARBOR COUNTRY GUIDE AD EVENT
Ad sales begin Monday, September 1, 2023
Distribution Date Thursday, April 18, 2024
- Annual publication produced in-house by the Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce.
- 45,000 copies printed
- Only area publication endorsed by Pure Michigan
- 14 Michigan Travel Centers - Including I-94 Welcome Center
- See 2023 State of Michigan Distribution List LINK
- Ad Purchase & Payment Deadline: January 31, 2024
- Artwork Deadline: February 15, 2024
- Artwork submission direct email: email@example.com
- In-room at major lodging - high-traffic locations
- See 2023 Harbor Country Guide Local List 07-27-23 LINK
- Stocked at University of Notre Dame and South Bend Airport
- Distributed: Grand Rapids to Porter, IN.
- See 2023 Distribution Service Geographic Location Listings LINK
- Digital edition on HarborCountry.org 24/7
- All display ads are hyperlinked to advertiser's website.
- Serves as the Member Directory. Membership required.
DISPLAY AD SELECTIONS
MEMBER EXCLUSIVE ADVERTISING SALES
- Button will open the "Harbor Country Guide Ad Event" - Register for the event to place your ad order
- Each ad selection will be issued a "ticket" to the "event"
- Ads are sold on first-come, first-served basis
- Digital edition ads are hyperlinked to advertiser's website
- Questions? Please email: Kimberlee Wendt firstname.lastname@example.org
- Credit card purchases only
- Invoice request - please contact the Chamber office
- You must be registered as a member representative to place order
- Member supplies complete ad artwork to email@example.com. Deadline: 02/15/24
- *Inclusion requires Harbor Country Chamber membership
- Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce Membership Application Link
PREMIUM DISPLAY AD - COVERS
Registration period: September 1 - 24, 2023
Drawing: September 25, 2023 12:00 pm
No payment until the winner is determined
Registration for Premium Display Ad Drawing
The reservation system program will randomly draw a single winner to purchase each Premium Ad position.
Drawing: September 25, 2023 12:00 pm
First drawn: Back Cover Display Ad position
- Event Registration is required to purchase any 2024 Premium Ad Position.
- Registration enters the interested party into the random drawing for that ad position.
- No payment is needed until the winner is determined 09/25/23 12 pm (EDT).
- The winner will be contacted via email.
- An invoice with a credit card payment link will be sent to the winner for immediate payment to reserve the ad.
- If the payment cannot be made, another drawing will be held to select an alternate winner.
- Chamber Members can register for any of the 5 random drawing events.
- Once the winner is drawn for a position, that winner no longer qualifies for subsequent ad drawings.
Back Cover Display Ad $3,680
Inside Back Cover Display Ad $2,750
Inside Facing Back Cover Display Ad $2,750
Inside Front Cover Display Ad $2,750
Inside Facing Front Cover Display Ad $2,750
Artwork size: Full Page Ad size: 8.375w x 10.875h then add .125” bleed on all sides. Book Trim size is 8.375w x 10.875h. Safe area for text/elements: 7.625”w x 10”h (make sure any text does not fall outside of this area). This ensures when the page is cut that text is not lost.
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT SECTION HEAD ARTICLE
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT SECTION ARTICLE W/ PHOTO (7) $3,100
An interview article is featured at each listing category.
2-Page Spread: Member Spotlight Photo and Article
Seasoned reporter will perform interview and write article. Professional photographer will shoot session. Member will have 1 proof of article for accuracy only. Photography is graphic design choice.
Select section head location:
- Things To Do SOLD
- Dining and Food
- Wine, Beer & Spirits SOLD
- Shopping SOLD
- Wedding & Events SOLD
- Harbor Country Living SOLD
Note: Member story can only appear at the head of own Primary section or related business.
STANDARD DISPLAY ADS
Full Page Display Ad $1,955
Book Trim size is 8.375w x 10.875h
Safe area for text/elements: 7.625”w x 10”h (make sure any text does not fall outside of this area)
Half Page Horizontal Display Ad $1,310 Artwork size: 7.625" w x 4.925" h
Half Page Vertical Display Ad $1,310 Artwork size: 3.73" w x 10" h
Double 1/8 - Horizontal Display Ad $1,020 Artwork size: 7.625" w x 2.375" h
Quarter Page Vertical Display Ad $850 Artwork size: 3.73" w x 4.925" h
Eighth Page Horizontal Display Ad $510 Artwork size: 3.73" w x 2.375" h
Harbor Country Market - Front Section $550 (Qty. 12)
Advertiser provides square photo and 100 word description. No prepared artwork ads allowed. Photo and description are laid into template. Product highlight featured in front section of guide.
75 Word Description $95 Add a description to your complimentary business directory listing
Additional Category $70 Add a business listing under another category in addition to Primary category listing that is included at no charge as a membership benefit