Quarterly Magazines
 


Information for Advertisers

Advertise Your Business- Increase Local Exposure

Advertising is an essential component to running a successful business. There is only one publication that covers the Connecticut River Valley and Shoreline area- Events Magazines.
They are mailed quarterly to EVERY household and can be downloaded FREE online. Every issue contains important town hall and local information that people want to read.
The glossy full color covers ensure that it is kept much longer than a weekly newspaper - some covers have become collector items! Events Magazines provide a cost-effective means to advertise and promote your business to EVERYONE in the town that you choose.

OVER 1 MILLION READERS
EVERY QUARTER


ADVERTISING IN EVENTS MAGAZINES is just a couple of clicks away.

First, review the town(s) and quarters where you would like to advertise in our Events Schedule.

Then, advertising in Events Magazines is as simple as 1, 2, 3.

  1. Choose the ad size
  2. Choose the town or towns where you want to market your business
  3. Fill out the order form and contact your sales rep.

Ad prices include a concept ad with one revision. If more changes are required an additional $25 per revision will be charged to the advertiser.

ADVERTISING ON EVENTSMAGAZINES.COM - a great way to enhance your business print ad!

With a banner ad and link on our popular new website your business can:

Don't have an ad or not sure how to get started? No problem. We will design it for you at no extra charge! Our talented designers can create the perfect ad for your business. Just contact us and we will help you every step of the way. Download our Advertising and Editorial Guidelines.


FAQ's:

  1. Who is my sales representative and how do I contact them?
  2. What type of digital files can I use and is resolution important?
  3. Can I fax in my ad?
  4. What sizes are the ads?
  5. What is the cost of a display ad?
  6. Can I get a discount for advertising in multiple towns?
  7. How do I pay?
  8. How often do you publish each magazine?
  9. In what towns can I advertise?
  10. How do I decide between a black and white ad and a full color ad?
  11. I need help with my advertising campaign and budget, can you help?
  12. Are you affiliated with Essex Printing Co. in Centerbrook, CT?
  13. Can I request a specific placement in the magazine?
  14. How can I advertise on your web site?

 

  1. Who is my sales representative and how do I contact them?

    Sales representation is divided by town. If you want to advertise in Clinton, Essex, Madison or Westbrook please contact Ward Feirer. If you want to advertise in East Lyme, Old Lyme, or Old Saybrook, please contact Betty Martelle. For Guilford and Stonington please call 860-767-9087. For Vernon, Ellington, Willington and Tolland contact Tom Fortin. For Chester, East Haddam, East Hampton and Haddam contact Sue Smith.

  2. What type of digital files can I use and is resolution important?

    We accept digital files for both Mac and PC including tif, eps, .pdf or jpg files as well as Publisher, Word, Quark, and InDesign. The file resolution is important and should be no less than 300dpi to achieve a crisp, professional ad.

  3. Can I fax in my ad?

    Yes, but we will still need an original version (hard copy or e-mail). Unlike a newspaper which uses a low resolution image, our print requires high resolution images (300dpi). That is why the ads and photos look so crisp in Events Magazines. Please contact your sales representative if you require more assistance.

  4. What sizes are the ads?

    Ad sizes are 1/6 vertical 2-1/2 x 4-3/4, quarter page 3-1/2 x 4-3/4, half page 7-1/2 x 4-3/4 or 9-1/4 x 3-1/2, and full page 7-1/2 x 9-3/4. See our advertising chart for actual ad sizes.

  5. What is the cost of a display ad?

    You will reach all the households and post office box holders in your town with just one ad! Low CPM. Contact your sales rep or call 860-767-9087 for cost-effective rates.

  6. Can I get a discount for advertising in multiple towns?

    Yes! Please contact your sales representative for more information.

  7. How do I pay?

    You have two options:

  1. You can prepay for the ad via check or credit card. We accept Visa, Master Card, Discover, or American Express. Payment can be given to your sales rep. or mailed to Essex Printing, PO Box 205, Centerbrook, CT 06409.
  2. OR, you can be billed after the issued is printed and mailed. We will require a credit card number on file. If payment hasn't been received within 30 days of billing your credit card number will be billed for the amount. NO PARTIAL PAYMENTS will be accepted.
  1. How often do you publish each magazine?

    Each town's magazine is published 4 times a year.

  2. In which towns can I advertise?
  3. There are some advertisers who advertise in just the town their business is located in, and others who advertise in multiple towns. Your sales rep can help you determine where to spend your advertising dollars.

  4. How do I decide between a black and white ad and a full color ad?

    Your sales rep can help you determine how to spend your advertising dollars. Some advertisers will start with a full color full page ad to highlight their business in town. Others who wish to spread their advertising dollars may elect to use a black and white ad. Your sales rep will assist you in making the best decision for your company.

  5. I need help with my advertising campaign and budget. Can you help?

    Absolutely! Our sales reps have helped numerous small businesses in your town. We can assist you in developing not only an advertising campaign, but a marketing and printing plan utilizing the services of Essex Printing.

  6. Are you affiliated with Essex Printing Company in Centerbrook CT?

    Yes. They are the publisher of all the Events Magazines. They are also a FULL service commercial printer. They print business cards, letterhead, envelopes, brochures, catalogs, etc. In addition, should you wish to mass mail an item, they specialize in fulfillment services. For more information, call them at (860) 767-9087 or go to their web site at www.essexprinting.com.

  7. Can I request a specific placement in the magazine?

    Yes, we will try to accommodate your request if possible.

  8. How can I advertise with a banner ad on your web site www.eventsmagazines.com?

    You can advertise on our web site by contacting your sales representative.

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