2017 Advertising Rates

Annual Membership Directory Advertising Information

  • The Trim Size is 5.5 x 8.5.
  • Bleed is .125 in.
  • Tabs are 6 x 8.5 but this does not affect ad sizes.
  • Inside ads are 4.375 x 7.5 with a white border.
  • Inside 4-color ads will be placed on tabs on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Spaces available: Back Cover, color (1), Inside Front Cover, color (1), Inside Back Cover, color (1), Color Inside Directory (unlimited).
  • All insertion orders and all artwork must be received by February 18th.
  • Publication date for the Annual Membership Directory is the first quarter of the year.
  • Meeting facilities spec pages (up to 2 pages) are free with a purchase of a color ad, but pages must be provided at the same time as the directory ad. A pick up from previous year is not available; new pages must be provided each year.
  • The Membership Directory is mailed out to every ACAE member (over 430 members) at no charge; additional directories can be purchased for $10/copy.
  • Non-members of ACAE can purchase the directory for $50/copy.
  • The Alabama Legislature receives the directory at no cost.

The Council News Advertising Information

  • The Council News is the quarterly publication, published in the Spring (March), Summer (June), Fall (September), Winter (December).
  • Ad dimensions are 8.5 x 11Full page ad with bleed should be 8.75 x 11.25.
  • All insertion orders & artwork must be received one month prior to the month of that issue, i.e.: Spring deadline is February 1.
  • On multiple ad contracts, if the advertiser fails to supply a new or changed copy by the closing date, the publisher is authorized to repeat the last advertisement.
  • Rates are discounted if advertised in multiple issues and insertion orders are sent in at the same time.
  • Press releases and other news spots are given to members if space is available.
  • The Council News is sent out to every ACAE member (over 430 members), is available online and additional copies are available at no charge.

General Advertising Information

  • Preferred Material: PDF 
  • Color separations are mandatory
  • Email:
  • Phone: (334) 260-7970 | Fax: (334) 272-7128
  • Physical Address: 1045 Ambassador Court, Montgomery, AL 36117