Advertising Sales

Sales Representative

Randy Bollum

403-540-5949
rbollum@simmental.com

Programs Coordinator

Sue Giles

403-793-0409
sgiles@simmental.com

General Manager

Bruce Holmquist

639-314-4613
bholmquist@simmental.co

Simmental Country Deadlines

ISSUE

AD/COPY DEADLINE

February "Herd Sire" Issue
March/April/May "Spring" Issue
Summer "Herd Book" Issue
October/November Issue
December "Winter" Issue
January 1st
April 1st
July 1st
September 15th
October 15th


Simmental Country Ad Sizes

Description
Full Page
Half Page Vertical Size
Half Page Horizontal Size
Quarter Page Vertical Size
Quarter Page Horizontal Size
Business Card Size
Width
8.25"
3.9"
7.25"
3.56"
7.25"
2.25"
Height
10.875"
9.875"
4.85"
4.85"
2.4"
1.45"
Margins
0.25"
0.125"
0.125"
0.125"
0.125"
Bleeds
0.25"
None
None
None
None


Simmental Country Ad Prices

Full Page Full Color
Half Page Full Color
Quarter Page Full Color
Business Card Ad
$1,050.00 as of October 1st, 2017
$600.00 as of October 1st, 2017
$400.00 as of October 1st, 2017
$400.00 (7 issues) as of October 1st, 2017

These fees are subject to the following taxes:

AB, SK, MB & PQ - add 5% to all fees for GST
BC - add 5% GST and 7% PST to all fees for HST
ON, NB & NFLD – add 13% to all fees for HST
NS – add 15% to all fees for HST
PEI - add 14% to all fees for HST


Commercial Country Deadlines

January Issue
September Issue
December 1st
August 1st


Commercial Country Sizes

Description
Full Page
Half Page Vertical Size
Half Page Horizontal Size
Quarter Page Vertical Size
Quarter Page Horizontal Size
Width
9.25"
4.0"
8.25"
4.0"
4.0"
Height
12.25"
11.25"
5.25"
11.25"
5.25""
Margins
0.25"
0.125"
0.125"
0.125"
0.125"
Bleeds
0.25"
None
None
None
None


Commercial Country Prices

Full Page Color
Half Page Color
Quarter Page Color
$1,300.00
$950.00
$650.00


Simmental Country Contract Options

7 Issue Full Page Contract
Ads will run in 7 consecutive issues (5 Simmental Country and 2 Commercial Country)
Included in a 7 Issue Full Page Contract is:
  • Ads will run in 5 issues of the Simmental Country within a one year period of signing
  • Ads will run in 2 issues of the Commercial Country within a one year period of signing
  • One additional page in a Simmental Country issue and one additional page in a Commercial Country issue
  • One annual subscription free of charge
  • Sale attendance by a Simmental Country representative
  • Your business card in the business card section of both magazines for one year free of charge


4 Issue Full Page Contract
Ads will run in any 4 issues (Simmental Country or Commercial Country) within a one year period of signing
Included in a 4 Issue Full Page Contact is:
  • Ads will run in any 4 separate issue of Simmental or Commercial Country within a one year period of signing
  • One additional page in a Simmental country issue
  • One annual subscription free of charge
  • Sale attendance by a Simmental Country representative
  • Your business card in the business card section of both magazines for one year free of charge


7 Issue Half Page Contract
Ads will run in 7 consecutive issues (5 Simmental Country and 2 Commercial Country)
Included in a 7 Issue Half Page Contact is:
  • Ads will run in 5 issues of the Simmental Country within a one year period of signing
  • Ads will run in 2 issues of the Commercial Country within a one year period of signing
  • One annual subscription free of charge
  • Sale attendance by a Simmental Country representative


Yearly Business Card Contract
$400.00 (As of October 1, 2017) for your business card to appear in our Business Card Section of both magazines for all 7 issues over a one year period. Included in this contract is an annual subscription to the magazine.

**Minimum of 2 one-page, full-color advertisements annually required for sale attendance by a Simmental Country Representative.




Policies and Information

Mailing Dates
Each issue will be mailed on or around the first of the month. Simmental Country, which mails as second class pending, assumes no responsibility for actual receipt date.

Changes & Cancellations
Alterations in ad copy, if requested after closing date, will be made if time permits; but these may incur charges for time and materials. Cancellation after closing date may also incur charges.

Color & Photo Charges
Advertising rates are for full color advertisements.

Layouts & Proofs
Requests for special layouts should be in the Country office by the 21st of the second month preceding publication. Although every effort will be made to provide proofs on all ads, proofs are guaranteed only if all ad material arrives in the Country office prior to deadline.

Terms
All accounts are due and payable as invoiced. Interest charges 1.5 percent per month (18% per annum) will be assessed to accounts 30 days past due.

Advertising Content
The Country assumes no responsibility for the accuracy and truthfulness of submitted advertising copy, and has the right to refuse any ad copy or photos. Advertisers shall indemnify and hold harmless the Country containing pedigrees or statements regarding performance. These must conform to records kept by the Canadian Simmental Association. Copy deviating from official records may be changed as necessary without advertiser consent.

Editorial Policy
Opinions expressed are the writer's and not necessarily those of Simmental Country or the Canadian Simmental Association. Photographs are welcome, but no responsibility is assumed during transit or while in the office.