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Program Booklet Ads

The Commodity Classic program booklet is the go-to reference source for all attendees as they determine their priorities and schedules during the three-day event.  Your ad in the booklet will reach thousands of the most innovative and progressive farmers in the nation. Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsors may purchase an ad in the program booklet.

 

 

Costs

 

Platinum sponsors receive one complimentary, 4-color, full-page advertisement in the program booklet.

 

Gold sponsors may purchase one full-page 4-color ad for $1,500.

 

Silver sponsors may purchase one full-page 4-color ad for $2,500.

 

 

Deadlines

 

January 4, 2019:  Inform Commodity Classic of intent to run a program booklet ad.  Email Abby Podkul

 

January 11, 2019: PDF proof of ad submitted to Commodity Classic via email for review and approval. Email Abby Podkul.

 

January 18, 2019: Final artwork and payment due.  Missing this deadline will result in ad not appearing in the program booklet.

 

Email hi-resolution PDF as per specifications below to: Abby Podkul

 

Questions? Call 314.754.1345

 

 

Ad Specifications

 

Inside Pages (Full-Page)

•  CMYK 4-Color Process

•  Live area: 4” x 8”

    Finished size:  5” x 9” with 0.1875” additional bleed

•  Provide hi-resolution PDF at 300 dpi

 

Back Cover (Available as separate sponsorship)

•  CMYK 4-Color Process

•  Live area: 4” x 8”

    Finished size: 5” x 9” with 0.1875” additional bleed

•  Provide hi-resolution PDF at 300 dpi

 

Bookmark (Available as separate sponsorship)

•  CMYK 4-Color Process

•  Live area: 8.5” x 2.5”

•  Finished size of 9” x 3” with 0.125” additional bleed

 

 

Registration Packet Inserts

As a Commodity Classic sponsor, you are invited to target your farmer-customers with a preprinted marketing insert in their registration packets.  This is an exclusive opportunity made available only to Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Mini What’s New Session sponsors.

 

Cost:  $5,000 This flat fee provides services to insert your printed insert/message in all registration packets (up to the printed quantity provided) for farmers,  commodity association staff and their families. Exhibit booth personnel and media packets are excluded.  Any additional requests to insert information into packets are based upon mutual consent and may incur and additional fee.

 

Fee allows for one flat page inserted in each 9” x 12” registration packet as noted above.

 

 

Deadlines for Preprinted Registration Packet Inserts

 

January 11, 2019:  Insert request and artwork must be submitted for approval by this date.

 

January 23, 2019:  Appropriate quantity of printed inserts and copy of approved insert request must be received in the Commodity Classic registration office in Frederick, Maryland. Do not ship your inserts until you have received approval of your insert request and artwork.

 

 

News Conferences & Media Opportunities

Confirmed sponsors will receive information in early January about how submit a proposal to hold a news conference during Commodity Classic. Contact Jordan Bright jbright@soy.org.

 

Exhibitors at the Platinum and Gold sponsorship levels qualify for a complimentary Commodity Classic news conference (two for Platinum; one for Gold). Upon finalization and schedule of all Platinum and Gold sponsor news conferences, Silver and Bronze sponsoring companies can request and purchase any remaining news conference slots for $5,000 each. All requests for news conferences or media events are subject to the review and approval of the Commodity Classic management team. News conferences are not transferrable.