2014 Vertiflite Media Kit - page 4

Mechanical Specifications
Advertising materials must be provided in a high-resolution CMYK PDF digital format (300 dpi minimum). High-resolution PDF files
should be created from professional design software applications such as QuarkXPress, Illustrator, FreeHand, Photoshop or InDe-
sign. Publisher will not accept native application files from these software programs. Do not make PDF’s from Microsoft applica-
tions such as MS Publisher, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or from CorelDraw.
All fonts must be imbedded in the PDF.
File Prep
• Set up document to final ad size (same width and depth) as listed in ad size table. Bleed should be 1/8” on all sides. Live area
should be inset 3/8” from trim size.
• Full-page ads should be set up as full bleeds.
• Do not compress linked graphics when preparing final PDF
• All files must be converted to CMYK – not RGB. Two-color ads must be CMYK.
• Scan all photos/art at minimum 300 dpi resolution at the size you want to print.
Publisher is not responsible for missing files, disk errors, file corruption or other problems, and materials will be considered
“non-delivered” in the event of any problem.
Printing specifications for
: web; paper stock: 80lb. gloss; binding: saddle stitch.
Printing specifications for the
Final Program: printing; offset; paper stock: offset 60 lb. gloss; binding: saddle stitch.
Publisher reserves the right to perfect bind without notice to advertiser.
FTP Site Instructions:
It is recommended that you upload your file to the FTP site. If you do not have appropriate internet access you, will need to place
ad files on a disk as described in the mechanical specifications and mail it to AHS International.
• Open your browser (other than Internet Explorer).
• Enter the following address:
• Enter the user ID and password exactly as given to you by the
Advertising representative.
• Double click on the folder representing the
issue in which the ad will be published.
• Upload – Find the file on your computer that contains your ad. Select it. Right-mouse click, select COPY. Move to the selected
FTP folder and then select PASTE.
• After completely uploading your file, close Internet Explorer.
Uploading Tips
: To minimize the risk of file corruption during file transfer, use compression software such as WinZip (PC). If
you experience difficulty accessing the FTP site, it is most likely caused by security settings or firewalls associated with your com-
puter or system. Should this occur contact your Information Technology Department for assistance or mail your ad materials on
disk to AHS International.
Width Depth
Publication Trim Size 8.375” 10.875”
Two-page spread 16.75” 10.875”
Full-page 8.375” 10.875”
2/3 page 5 .375” 10.875”
1/2 page 8.375” 5.25”
1/4 page 3.25” 4.50”
NOTE: Live copy should fall within a 1/2 inch of trim
size border, not the bleed border. Add .125” for bleed.
FORUM 70 Final Program
Width Depth
Publication Trim Size 8.50” 11”
Two-Page Spread (Full bleed) 17” 11”
Full-Page (Full Bleed) 8.50” 11”
Live Image Area 7.75” 10.25”
No additional charge for bleeds. Add .125” for bleed.
FORUM 70 Proceedings CD
Width Depth
Trim Size 5 1/2“ 5 1/2“
Extend materials exactly 1/8” outside the image area
for bleeds. No additional charge for bleeds
AHS Web Site Advertising
AHS Online Membership Directory/Forum 70
Registration Web Site Banner Ad
Banner Dimensions Width Depth
468 pixels 60 pixels
2014 Advertising Deadlines and Publication Dates
Magazine, 2014 Online Membership Directory, FORUM 70 Final
Program and FORUM 70 Proceedings CD-ROM.
Space Materials Mail/
Reservation Close Distribution
Nov. 27, 2013 Dec. 3, 2013 Dec. 28, 2013
Jan. 22, 2014 Jan. 28, 2014 Feb. 27, 2014
March 26, 2014 April 1, 2014 April 30, 2014
June 2, 2014 June 10, 2014 July 3, 2014
July 25, 2014 July 31, 2014 Aug. 27, 2014
Sept. 24, 2014 Sept. 30, 2014 Oct. 29, 2014
Final Program
March 28, 2014 April 4, 2014 May 19, 2014
CD Back Cover
March 28, 2014 April 4, 2014 May 19, 2014
Mailing Information
Send insertion orders or production materials to: Vertiflite Advertising, AHS International -
The Vertical Flight Technical Society,
217 N. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2538
Telephone: 703-684-6777
Toll Free: (855) AHS-INTL
Fax: 703-739-9279
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