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ABF Quarterly Advertising

Reach Beekeepers with Your Products and Services

ABF Quarterly General Information

  • Full-color, 48-page magazine printed offset.
  • 1,500 copies distributed quarterly to members of the ABF and beekeeping industry contacts.
  • PDF version of the magazine also posted on the ABF website at www.abfnet.org.
  • All advertising subject to approval. The ABF reserves the right to discontinue any advertisement for any reason.
  • Signed advertising agreement must be received by the ABF before the ad will be placed.

Advertising Rates (Per Insertion)

Discounts for display ads PAID IN ADVANCE: 10% discount on four consecutive issues.

Full Page $400
Full Page (Back Cover) $500
Full Page (Inside Front Cover) $500
Half Page $250
Quarter Page: $175
Federation Marketplace $150

2018 Advertising Deadlines

Final ad must be received by the ABF no later than the date listed below:

January/February/March Issue January 22, 2018
April/May/June Issue April 23, 2018
July/August/September Issue July 23, 2018
October/November/December Issue October 22, 2018

Advertising Specifications for ABF Quarterly

Click here to download the ABF Quarterly  advertising specifications sheet.

Quarter Page 3.5625” x 4.75” tall 3.8125” x 5” 3.3125” x 4.5”
Half Page 7.375” x 4.75” tall 7.625” x 5” 7.125” x 4.5”
Full Page 7.375” x 9.75” tall 7.625” x 10” 7.125” x 9.5”
Full Page (Back Cover) Contact the ABF for ad size specifications.
Full Page (Inside Front Cover) Contact the ABF for ad size specifications.

Ad Information

  • Do not place a black line or frame around the ad.
  • Please be advised that if your artwork does not adhere to the advertising specifications and/or acceptable digital file format, you accept the risk it will not appear correctly in the final printed document.
  • Contact us if you have questions regarding your artwork. If compliant graphic design services are needed, we can provide them at $100 per hour.

Acceptable Digital File Format

  • Adobe Acrobat PDF.
  • Files should be setup at 100%.
  • No rotations.
  • Trim and bleed marks should be included in file if ad bleeds.
  • Please submit PDFs with the PDF/X-1a: 2001 preference in Adobe Acrobat.
  • High resolution (300 dpi) PDF files will be accepted if down sampling is turned off, all images and colors must be converted to CMYK and all fonts are embedded.

Please email press-ready PDF labeled with advertiser's name to ABF Quarterly managing editor Sherrell Bailey at sbailey@abfnet.org.