Media & Advertising

PRINT NEWSLETTER  E-NEWSLETTER  HOMEPAGE  EVENT

 

Print Newsletter Ad Rates and Specifications

Effective August 2016 – July 2017 Program Year

Reach and Frequency:

The Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section Newsletter is printed 12 times per program year, from August through July. The newsletter is mailed to over 18,000 members of the SPE Gulf Coast Section, which covers 29 counties in the Greater Houston area, and our four Student Chapters: Texas A&M, University of Houston, Rice University and Houston Community College. 

Production Specifications:

All ad materials should be submitted digitally to our Advertising Coordinator (advertising@spegcs.org).

Click Here to contact our Ad Department for more information or to submit an ad.

Advertising Rates:

  • Full Page with Bleed: $3,200.00
  • Full Page with No Bleed: $3,000.00
  • 1/2 Page Vertical: $1,600.00
  • 1/2 Page Horizontal: $1,600.00 
  • 1/4 Page: $800.00
  • 1/8 Page: $400.00
  • 1/4 Back Page: $1,400.00
  • 2 Full Page Centerfold: $5,000.00

Advertisement Specs: 

Only high resolution PDF files converted to a CMYK and 300 dpi will be accepted. All fonts and images must be embedded in your PDF. Please set your file size to the dimensions listed below. Only full page ads that bleed should be set up with bleeds. Ads submitted with the wrong dimensions will not be accepted. 

Insert Specifications:  

Inserts should be trimmed to 8.25" wide by 10.875" tall, and printed on 70-lb or 80-lb text weight paper (not cover weight).

Only one insert ad is sold per month. The SPE-GCS reserves the right to include on SPE flyer behind any paid insert advertisement in any given month. The insert space costs $5,000 per month. Advertisers must supply 17,000+ inserts to DiscPro Printing.

Send inserts to DiscPro Graphics & Printing Attn: Amber Burnett, 339 Greens Landing Dr., Houston, TX 77038.  

 

e-Newsletter Ad Rates and Specifications

 

Reach and Frequency:

The Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section distributes a monthly e-Newsletter twice each month to over 18,000 recipients; once at the beginning of the month and a second in the middle of the month. 

Each monthly e-Newsletter, on average, has a 27% open rate with a 13% click-through rate on each email distributed.   

Monthly Rate - Price includes one ad per e-Newsletter. e-Newsletters are sent twice monthly: 

  • Top Placement: $500.00
  • Middle Placement: $500.00
  • Bottom Placement: $500.00

We offer a 10% discount on a 6 month ad committment and a 15% discount with a 12 month ad committment. 

Advertisement Specifications:

The graphic should be 184 X 150 pixels. Please provide a URL to direct users to your landing page.

 

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Website Homepage Ads 

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Website Homepage Ad Rates and Specifications

 

Reach and Frequency:

The website averages over 47,000 visitors to the homepage each month. There are 8 sponsorship spots available each month on our homepage. 

 

Advertisement Rates:

  • 12 Months: $ 2,500.00
  • 6 Months  : $ 1,600.00
  • 3 Months  : $    900.00

 

Advertisement Specifications: 

  • File Types Accepted: JPG, GIF, BMP
  • Static images only, no animated GIFs or Flash.
  • Pixel Width: 120
  • Pixel Height: 91
  • Maximum File Size: 20K
  • Resolution: 72 dpi
  • Target URLs: One target URL accepted

 

Website Event Ad Rates and Specifications 

 

Reach and Frequency:

On average each month, there are 22 events featured on the SPE-GCS calendar. Each event averages approximately 39 people, but varies depending on the size of the venue and type of event. 

Event Advertisement Rates:

  • 1 Event: $ 200.00

We offer a 10% discount on a 6 month committment and a 15% discount with a 12 month committment. 

Event Advertisement Specifications: 

  • File Types Accepted: JPG, GIF, BMP
  • Static images only, no animated GIFs or Flash.
  • Pixel Width: 120
  • Pixel Height: 91
  • Maximum File Size: 20K
  • Resolution: 72 dpi
  • Target URLs: One target URL accepted

Note: If ads are bought for a study group or committee by month, we reserve the right to feature corporate sponsors for any individual event. 

 

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 For more information Contact our Ad Department

Advertising Contact
Advertising Coordinator
advertising@spegcs.org

Newsletter Chair
Brittni Romero
832-616-4223
editor@spegcs.org
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Kristin Moses - Creative Director
281-216-1358
kristin@designgood.com
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Kristie Urbano - Project Manager
832-377-9410
kristie@designgood.com