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2019

Gabriola Visitor Guide

Advertising Order Information

Don't miss out on this once-a-year opportunity to promote your business or organization to over 1,800 LOCAL HOUSEHOLDS AND OVER 38,000 TOURISTS.

  • FOLDOUT MAP - HIGHLIGHTING ALL ADVERTISERS
  • Delivered to every household on Gabriola
  • 40,000 Print Copies
  • Online Digital Edition reaches over 7,000 visitors
  • Distributed to all the major Visitor Information Centres in BC
  • Distributed year-round* on major ferry routes between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island (*NEW for 2019)

The Gabriola Visitor Guide promotes our island and its businesses with pride and affordable advertising.

Advertising Rates & Sizes

REGULAR Pricing is now in effect.

PLEASE NOTE: Orders must be paid for by December 1st to confirm your advertising space.

2019 Visitor Guide Ad Sizes - Single Page Spread

Business Listing
3.5" wide X 1.25" high
Includes 1" X 1" photo/logo; business name; contact info; brief description; map locator; and icon keys.
Early Bird Price $250
Regular Price $275

1/4 Page Vertical Ad
3.5" wide X 4" high
Includes complimentary Business Listing.
Early Bird Price $710
Regular Price $775

1/4 Page Horizontal Ad
7.18" wide X 1.91" high
Includes complimentary Business Listing.
Early Bird Price $710
Regular Price $775

YELLOW Flag Listing (for Artists)
2.25" wide X 1.25" high
Includes .5" X .5" photo/logo; studio name; contact info; brief description; map locator; and open hours.
Members Price $75
(Current Chamber Members)
Price with Membership $175
(NEW Members ONLY)

GREEN Flag Listing (for Farms)
3.5" wide X 1.25" high
Includes .5" X .5" photo/logo; farm name; contact info; brief description; map locator; and open hours.
Regular Price $120
(Membership NOT required)

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1/2 Page Vertical Ad
3.5" wide X 8.18" high
Includes complimentary Business Listing.
Early Bird Price $1270
Regular Price $1515

1/2 Page Horizontal Ad
7.18" wide X 4" high
Includes complimentary Business Listing.
Early Bird Price $1270
Regular Price $1515

Full Page Ad (not shown)
7.18" wide X 8.18" high
Includes complimentary Business Listing.
Early Bird Price $1925
Regular Price $2125

Terms:

  • To advertise in the Gabriola Visitor Guide you must be a current member of the Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce (farms excepted).
  • Full payment is required to confirm price and space.
  • Placement of advertisements will be based on the size of the ad and/or alphabetical order. However, in the interest of the success of this publication, the designer has the right to move ads and/or sections as required to achieve the best possible results. We will do all we can to accommodate your placement requests on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • All photos and graphic art must meet the required minimum specs of 300 DPI (see Artwork Guidelines for further information on required specifications).
  • Price does not include ad design or preparation. If you require assistance please contact your preferred graphic designer or our selected brochure designer for details.

Artwork Guidelines:

FOR DIRECTORY LISTINGS (choose either photo or logo)

Photo:
- suitable for cropping or resizing to 1" X 1" square shape
- 300 DPI minimum resolution of image
- JPEG, GIF, or BMP file format

Logo:
- suitable for cropping or resizing to 1" X 1" square shape
- AI, EPS, or PDF vector files (all fonts must be converted to outlines)
- Adobe Photoshop PSD with transparent background, 300 DPI
- If JPEG or TIFF file is supplied your logo will be printed with a white background and may not print to highest quality

Other Content
- contact information, such as address, email, website, phone
- brief description to a maximum of 20 words

FOR ALL OTHER ADS
Acceptable Artwork Formats:

Adobe PDF - Supplied artwork must be CMYK at 300 DPI, PDF file will not be checked and errors will be the responsibility of the supplier.
Adobe InDesign & Adobe Illustrator (AI or EPS) - All fonts must be converted to outlines. All linked files must be included if supplying design files.
Adobe Photoshop - CMKY, 300 DPI, TIFF at full size.

Place Your Advertising Order Below

When you are ready to place your order, select one of the options below.*

Please note that invoiced orders will not be confirmed until paid in full.

 * If you are using a Mac computer, please use either a Firefox or Chrome browser, as these online forms are not currently compatible with the Safari browser. Our apologies for any inconvenience this causes.

Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 249
#6 - 480 North Road
Gabriola BC V0R 1X0

250-247-9332

manager@gabriolaisland.org

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