2017-2018 FIELD TRIP & ACTIVITY GUIDE

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THE 2017-2018 FIELD TRIP & ACTIVITY GUIDE

REACH OUT TO MORE QUALIFIED GROUP PLANNERS! 
The annual full color, printed Guide has proven to be exceptionally popular with educators, group leaders and planners of educational & recreational field trips, day trips, bus tours, activities, performers and entertainers in the niche markets served by the Guide:
Youth groups & organizations (scouts, park & rec, community ed, churches, child care, etc)
Schools and the education market (public, private, charter, homeschool co-ops, etc)
Active adult and senior groups (retirement organizations, senior communities, facilities, etc)
Group travel (tour operators, travel clubs, bank clubs, corporate groups, etc)

The Guides are designed to be “desktop companions” for planning teams and individual planners, and to direct them to your website. They are distributed in person at conferences we attend & also directly to schools & organizations. The digital versions of each Guide are published on our website & promoted (with active links) in our monthly email Alerts.

HISTORY OF THE GUIDE
• January 2014 with 10,000 printed and distributed in MN & surrounding states. Plus digital impressions: 2948
• January 2015 with 12,500 printed and distributed in MN & surrounding states. Plus digital impressions: 3399
• July 2016 with 12,500 printed and distributed in MN & surrounding states. Plus digital impressions to date: 2452

All the Guides are archived for you to read digitally on the right side of this page.

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2017 PRICING

PARTNERS
One standard display ad
(5.5 high x 4.5 wide, 4-color process) is included at no charge in your Partner Program.
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Partner Upgrades
If you are a participant in our Partner Program, you can upgrade to a 2nd, larger, or specially located ad at a discounted rate.
Each additional ad (same size, on same page, or in different locations in Guide) – $395
Full page ad (2 ads combined into one ad on the same page – 5.5 high x 9.25 wide – with hairline rule and no bleeds) – $595
2-page spread (4 ads combined into one ad in a 6.25 high x 9.75 wide – bleeds permitted, 1/8″ included allows for bleed) – $1495

PREMIUM POSITIONS
Cover Image: $995 – Sold
Back Cover: $995 – Sold
Inside Front Cover: $595
Inside Back Cover: $595
2-page Full Bleed Center Spread: $1995 – Sold
– 1 full bleed vertical or landscape ad covering both pages – $1995

4 unique ads – 2 page spread – $1495
Special ad placement (not in a premium position) – $795
Special Ads: Please request an estimate
For questions, please contact Mark @ 612-518-8353 or mark@mnfieldtriplibrary.org

NON-PARTNERS
One standard display ad (5.5 high x 4.5 wide, 4-color process) – $595
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As a Non-Partner, you can upgrade to a 2nd, larger, or specially located ad at a discounted rate.
– Each additional ad (same size, on same page, or in different locations in Guide) – $795
– Full page ad (2 ads combined into one ad on the same page – 5.5 high x 9.25 wide – with hairline rule and no bleeds) – $995
– 2-page spread (4 ads combined into one ad in a 6.25 high x 9.75 wide – bleeds permitted, 1/8″ included allows for bleed – not a premium position) – $1995

PREMIUM POSITIONS
Cover Image: $995 – Sold
Back Cover: $995 – Sold
Inside Front Cover: $595 – Sold
Inside Back Cover: $595 – Sold
2-page Full Bleed Center Spread: $1995 – Sold
– 1 full bleed vertical or landscape ad covering 2 full pages – $1995

4 unique ads over 2 contiguous pages – $1495
Special ad placement (not in a premium position) – $795
Special Ads or premium location(s): Please request an estimate
For questions, please contact Mark @ 612-518-8353 or mark@mnfieldtriplibrary.org

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MAKING YOUR AD – MATERIALS & AD SPECS

DUE DATE for your 2017-2018 GUIDE full color display ad: May 1, 2017
We will print in June, with distribution beginning in July for next year.
All advertisers must create their own ad.
For questions, please contact Mark at 612-518-8353 or mark@mnfieldtriplibrary.org.

Please note the NEW dimensions of the 2017 GUIDE:
 • 6″ (H) x 9.75″ (W) – this is not the standard ad size, but the trim size of the Guide.
Click this link to see the mockup GUIDE cover and interior pages or download the pdf file in the right upper corner of this webpage.

1. STANDARD AD – New size this year is 5.5″ (H) x 4.5″ (W)

– This is the ad that all Partners get at no charge.
– NO bleeds (your ad will be centered on the page)
– YES – Put a hairline rule around your ad
– NO crop marks
– Your finished and approved ad must be submitted in PDF format
NO proofs – make sure your ad is approved
– Submit your ad using: https://www.mnfieldtriplibrary.org/submit-guide-ad/

2. Full Page DOUBLE-SIZED Ad (2 standard sized ad spaces filling a full page): 5.5″ (H) x 9.25″ (W)

– YES – Put a hairline rule around your ad
NO bleeds (your ad will be centered on the page)
– NO crop marks
– Your finished and approved ad must be submitted in PDF format
NO proofs – make sure your ad is approved when you send it
– Submit your ad using: https://www.mnfieldtriplibrary.org/submit-guide-ad/

3. Premium Ads (Back Cover, Center Spread, Custom Designs)

– We will contact you if your ad(s) need to be sized to fit special or premium positions with custom dimensions. 

REMEMBER…
• Images & graphic elements must be high resolution (300 dpi), with all art prepared for 4-color process printing.
• Make sure your type & images are embedded into your PDF document.
• Your ad(s) must be submitted as an approved PDF document ready to print.
We do NOT send out proofs. Submit your ad approved and ready to print.

GETTING YOUR AD FOR THE 2017 GUIDE TO US…
Use our new online AD SUBMISSION FORM to send us your final, approved ad (in PDF format) approved by you and ready to print.

YOUR COPY OF THE GUIDE
• You will be mailed a copy of the 2017 Guide when printing is complete.

Contact: Mark Peterson at 612-518-8353, or at mark@mnfieldtriplibrary.org

Thank you!

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THE 2017-2018 MN CORPORATE RESOURCE DESKTOP DIRECTORY

REACH OUT TO MORE QUALIFIED BUYERS! 
The Directory will be serving as an resource for corporate, government and association buyers who are looking for unique meeting & event venues and related support services. It will also contain a companion directory of Partners who offer employee benefits, specials and recreational opportunities. Partners will be able to participate in the listings in this annual printed “quick resource” publication.

This brochure is designed to introduce buyers to the MN Corporate Resource Library Partners, and will promote your venue, services and offerings.

PLANNED PRINTING & DISTRIBUTION – July 2017 to June 2018.
• We expect that the 2017-2018 Corporate Resource Directory will be printed in May/June 2017, with the distribution schedule of this year’s publications beginning in July. In this, our 1st year of production, we plan to print and distribute the Directories to event & meeting planners & employee benefits coordinators throughout Minnesota.

The Guides will be hand-distributed at conferences, shows and events, and also delivered or mailed to buyers.

Additionally we will be publishing the digital version of each Directory on our website for online reading.

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PRICING

At this time, only Corporate Resource Library Partners will be participating in the Directory, with a listing at no charge.
Additional listing pricing to be determined.

• The cover image is available for purchase – $995

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DUE DATE FOR 2017-2018 Listing information: To be determined
If you have questions, please contact Mark at 612-518-8353 or mark@mnfieldtriplibrary.org. Thanks!
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LISTING INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS
Desktop Directory size: To be determined.

• There will be listings only in this publication, divided into categories. No ads in this year’s Directory.
• Partners will submit approved, finished listing content via the online submission form. We will notify you when the online form is ready for use.
• You will be mailed a copy of the 2017 MN Corporate Resource Directory when printing is complete.
• Distribution will be at shows, delivery, and through the mail.

Questions? Contact Mark Peterson at 612-518-8353, or at mark@mnfieldtriplibrary.org

Thank you!