CONTRACT MANAGEMENT SPECS/SUBMISSION PAGE

Dimensions

SIZE WIDTH DEPTH
Full Page
(Bleed)*
8.625”
11.125”
*NOTE: Trim size of publication is 8.375” x 10.875”. For bleed, extend artwork 1/8” beyond all four edges, to arrive at BleedSize above. Keep all text elements at least 3/8” inside all edges.
2 Page Spread w/bleed**
17”
11.125”
**NOTE: Trim size for spread is 16.75” x 10.875”. For bleed, extend artwork 1/8” beyond all four edges, to arrive at BleedSize above. Keep all text elements at least 3/8” inside all edges, and 3/8” from gutter on each side
1/2– Page Island 4.6875” 6.6875”
1/2 Page Horizontal 7.125” 4.4375”
1/3 Page Vertical 2.25” 9.125”
1/3 Page Horizontal 4.6875" 4.4375”
1/4 Page Vertical 3.5” 4.5”
1/4 Page Horizontal 4.5” 3.5”

Submission

Please go to https://ncma.sendmyad.com  to submit files.

Please supply only a print-ready PDF file. We cannot accept any native application file formats (no MS Word, InDesign, Publisher, etc) or any other file format. PDF must be a hi-res, print-ready file. All raster images should be 300 dpi. All fonts must be embedded.

DO NOT include printer’s marks (crop marks, registration marks, etc) in the file submission.

DO NOT include a bleed with fractional ads unless specified.

Color ads must use CMYK color only. RGB color or spot colors (such as Pantone colors) are NOT acceptable. Black & white ads should use black only (not 4-color); images should be grayscale.

We cannot guarantee an exact color match. If advertiser requires a critical color match, please contact your Traffic Coordinator.

The publisher is not responsible for printing errors due to incorrect file preparation.

We use an on-screen soft-proofing process. You are not required to send a printed proof.

Ads promoting events that are within 60 days of NCMA events may not be accepted.

Ads using NCMA brand colors may not be accepted.

FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT SUBMITTING ARTWORK, PLEASE CONTACT:
Stephanie Frank
MCI USA
307 International Circle, Suite 190
Hunt Valley, MD 21030
Phone: 410-584-1935
Fax: 410-584-1998
stephanie.frank@mci-group.com