Sponsorship Program Ad Specifications
All program ad materials are due by Thursday, May 7, 2015.
• Course: Full-Page, 4-color process, 5″ x 7-1/2″
• Hospitality: Full-Page, 4-color process, 5″ x 7-1/2″
• Diamond: Full-Page, 4-color process, 5″ x 7-1/2″
• Platinum: Full-Page, 4-color process, 5″ x 7-1/2″
• Gold: Full-Page, 2-color (Black & PMS 185), 5″ x 7-1/2″
• Silver: 1/2 Page, 2-color (Black & PMS 185), 5″ x 3-1/2″
• Bronze: 1/4 page, 2-color (Black & PMS 185), 2-3/8″ x 3-1/2″
• Tee/Green: Company Name Listing Only
PREFERRED FILE FORMAT: PDF/X-1a – which means that it conforms to PDF version 1.3 (Acrobat 4); it has an output resolution of 2400 dpi; it is composite CYMK, for 4-color process ads – Course, Hospitality, Diamond and Platinum Sponsors; it is As-Is for 2-color ads – Gold, Silver and Bronze Sponsors, using Black and Pantone 185C; it uses high-quality or lossless compression; resolution for color and grayscale images is 300 dpi; resolution for monochrome images is 1200 dpi; and fonts are embedded and subsetted 100%; as well as other characteristics. This format is acceptable for full or partial pages. Trapping is the responsibility of the file provider. Further information about PDF-X1a can be found at http://www.pdf-x.com.
ACCEPTABLE FILE FORMATS: Other file types – such as Postscript, TIFF, EPS, native Photoshop files or other native application files such as QuarkXPress, InDesign, PageMaker, Illustrator, Freehand, etc. – are acceptable only when they are provided with their supporting (linked) hi-res images and fonts.
UNACCEPTABLE FILE FORMATS: Any RGB file; Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, or Excel file(s) – these are unacceptable because they are not intended for pre-press production.
In addition, we are able to accept large files through e-mail, especially if they are compressed files in a zip archive or StuffIt file. There is a limit of 20MB through e-mail. E-mail files to: Maryann Visin at MPVInteriors@hotmail.com. Any questions, please call Maryann at (815) 557-6961. Or mail a CD-ROM to: NIFSAB, Attn: IBPA Maryann Visin, P.O. Box 218, Orland Park, IL 60462.