Communiqué Advertising Rates & Specs

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Do you have an announcement to make to the local legal community?

Place an ad with your announcement in the bar’s printed magazine, COMMUNIQUÉ!

Announcements must be made in the form of a paid advertisement.

Types of announcements include:

  • Legal products
  • Professional services
  • Awards & Achievements
  • Law Firm Announcements
  • Office & Retail Space
  • Employment Opportunities

All advertisers must adhere to size specification, standards and policies contained on the Communiqué – Official Rate Sheet & Specs. Ad order & materials are due 30 days prior to the first day of the desired month of publication.

To confirm placement options, contact Steph at the CCBA via phone at (702) 387-6011 or e-mail at stephabbott@clarkcountybar.org.

To place an ad in the Communiqué, complete the Communique-Ad-Order-Form.pdf and remit with payment to the Clark County Bar Association at least 30 days prior to the cover date of the issue of the publication (e.g. July 1 for the August issue).

Payment is due upon placement of the order for the advertisement. For orders for placements with more frequency than a 1 time ad placement (i.e., 3-5 times, 6-8 times, 9-12 times), then payment for the 1st ad is due upon placement of the order with subsequent ads to be invoiced upon publication.

Clark County Bar Association
717 S. 8th Street —Our NEW street address as of 3/1/2015.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
Fax: (702) 387-7867.
Phone: (702) 387-6011.
E-mail: Steph


Communiqué – Official Rate Sheet & Specs

This page contains information regarding print advertising options in Communiqué, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association. Rates and information effective October 1, 2015. All display ad rates listed reflect cost per insertion. All display ad dimensions listed below reflect the live area. No bleeds are allowed, except for full page and back cover sizes.*

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This sample is not to scale. Click to download a .pdf file for detail and ad placement order form.

FULL PAGE
8.5” Width x 11” Height + .125” bleed (all sides)
4-Color @ $1,000/each
Grayscale @ $800/each

1/2 PAGE VERTICAL
3.625” Width x 9.875” Height
4-Color @$800/each
Grayscale @$400/each

1/2 PAGE HORIZONAL
7.5” Width x 4.875” Height
4-Color @$800/each
Grayscale @$400/each

1/3 PAGE VERTICAL
2.375” Width x 9.875” Height
4-Color @ $600/each
Grayscale @ $300/each

1/3 PAGE SQUARE
4.875” Width x 4.875” Height
4-Color @ $600/each
Grayscale @ $300/each

1/4 PAGE VERTICAL
3.625” Width x 4.875” Height
4-Color @$600/each
Grayscale @$300/each

1/6 PAGE VERTICAL
2.375” Width x 4.875” Height
4-Color @ $300/each
Grayscale @ $150/each

1/8 PAGE HORIZONTAL
3.625” Width x 2.25” Height
4-Color @$300/each
Grayscale @$150/each

1/12 PAGE SQUARE
2.375” Width x 2.375” Height
4-Color @$200/each
Grayscale @$100/each

ADDITIONAL DISCOUNTS & CHARGES 

Contact the CCBA at 702-387-6011 to confirm availability and amounts. Add to or subtract from earned rate:

  • Frequency Placement: -5% per frequency (3-5x, 6-8x, 9-12x) per order
  • Ad Design: +$75 per first ad placement*
  • Member Discount: -15% per placement and complimentary ad design*
  • Agency Discount: -15% per placement for recognized ad agencies only**
  • Total Amount Paid: -5% per total amount due is available for orders with frequency ad placements (i.e., 3x, 6x, or 12x) if the total amount due is paid before the date of the 1st ad placement.
    *Ad design services performed by the CCBA staff to design the ad file to meet the publication’s artwork requirements. However, the advertiser must provide CCBA with all text and electronic files of high-resolution graphics, photos, logos to be included in the ad design.
    ** The CCBA Member Discount and Ad Agency Discount cannot be combined.

AD SPECIFICATIONS – DESIGN REQUIREMENTS 

  • Dimensions: Dimensions listed above are listed above and are for live matter and the outer edges of the border of the ad. Please include a border as part of your ad’s design.
  • Resolution: The resolution of all elements (photos, logos, graphics, fonts, etc.) used in the design of the ad must not fall below 300 DPI (dots per inch) with color ads recommended to not fall below 400 DPI, and line art items to not fall below 1200 DPI. Do not use rules less than .25 point. Fonts should be turned to outlines. Artwork should be flattened.
  • Formats: Color ads should be formatted for 4-color printing with CMYK settings. No spot, duotone, or monochrome settings. All colors (RGB, LAB, Index, and spot) must be converted to CMYK (U.S. Prepress Defaults). Grayscale (Black and white) ads should be formatted with grayscale settings (Gray Gamma 1.8 or 2.2).
  • Delivery of materials: Submit as an electronic file in one of the following formats: PDF, EPS, TIF, or JPG via e-mail to the publisher, Clark County Bar Association via stephabbott@clarkcountybar.org. It is the responsibility of the advertiser to secure delivery of artwork to the publisher.

CONDITIONS

The advertiser assumes all responsibility for materials and copy submitted to be published. It is expressly understood that the advertiser and advertising agency will indemnify, defend and hold the publisher and its agents, servants, directors and employees harmless from and against any and all losses, expenses or other liabilities resulting from any claims or suits for libel, violation or rights of privacy, plagiarism, copyright infringement, and any other claims or suits that may arise out of the publication of such an advertisement, including reasonable lawyer’s fees in defending against any such claim. In the case of advertising placed by an agency, the agency and the advertiser (client) are jointly and severally liable for the price of the advertising space. The publisher shall not be liable for any damages if for any reason he fails to publish an advertisement. In the event of an error in the advertisement caused by the publisher, its agents, directors or employees, the liability of the publisher for those individuals will not exceed the cost of the space occupied by the erroneous copy or illustrations. No allowance will be made for errors that do not materially affect the value of the advertisement. Advertising material will be limited to the products and services provided by the advertiser. All materials and copy will be subject to the final approval of the publisher as to quality and content of ads.

To guarantee ad placement, this insertion order/agreement must be completed and e-mailed to stephabbott@clarkcountybar.org 30 days in advance of the requested publication month. A proof of the ad will only be provided before printing by request. You will have 24 hours to respond after receipt of that proof or else the ad design will be published as provided in the proof. To cancel the ad placement, the advertiser must contact the publisher in writing immediately and before the appropriate deadline for the issue. For questions, contact COMMUNIQUÉ at (702) 387-6011.

*Restrictions apply. All advertisers must adhere to size specification, standards and policies contained on the official rate card. Design services may be available to be performed by the CCBA staff to design the ad file to meet the publication’s artwork requirements. However, the advertiser must provide CCBA with all text and electronic files of high resolution graphics, photos, logos to e included in the ad design. This discount and service is only available to members of the Clark County Bar Association and with purchase of ad placement order.

To guarantee placement, submit a completed order form with payment at least 30 days prior to the first day of the cover date of publication to: Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. Eighth Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101 • Fax: 702-387-7867 • E-mail: stephabbott@clarkcountybar.org. DO NOT E-MAIL CREDIT CARD INFORMATION. Credit card info can be called in to CCBA. Questions? Call CCBA at 702-387-6011.

DESIGN COSTS

Graphic design services are available should the advertiser require assistance producing the artwork to specified requirements. Clients requiring artwork design or artwork built to requirement, must submit copy and any graphics by the 1st of the month preceding publication (cover) date.

Design Fee (1x cost)

  • 1/8 page at $ 75
  • 1/4 page at $100
  • 1/2 page at $150
  • Full page at $200

CLOSING DATES

Advertising space must be reserved with signed insertion order and payment at least one month prior to publication (cover) date (e.g. March 1 for April cover). Ad order & materials are due 30 days prior to the first day of the desired month of publication (e.g. July 1 for the August issue of the publication.) Final approved artwork is due by the closing date. Orders cannot be cancelled after the closing date. When change of copy is not received by the closing date, copy run in the previous issue will be inserted. Any early deadline may be due to the expected delays in production, printing & mailing of a particular issue. Communiqué‘s editorial calendar and closing dates may change without notice at any time:

  • November 2015 – Topic: Law Practice Management. Deadline: Thursday, October 1, 2015
  • December 2015 – Topic: Corporate Law. Deadline: Monday, November 2, 2015
  • January 2016 – Topic: Five Things. Deadline: Tuesday, December 1, 2015
  • February 2016 – Topic: Community Service. Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2016
  • March 2016 – Topic: Labor & Employment Law. Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2016
  • April 2016 – Topic: Alternative Dispute Resolution. Deadline: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
  • May 2016 – Topic: Real Estate Law. Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2016
  • June/July 2016 – Topic: Vice Law. Deadline: Monday, May 2, 2016
  • August 2016 – Topic: Guardianship Matters. Deadline: Friday, July 1, 2016
  • September 2016 – Topic: Constitutional Law. Deadline: Monday, August 1, 2016
  • October 2016 – Topic: Transportation Law. Deadline: Thursday, September 1, 2016
  • November 2016 – Topic: Veterans Law. Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016
  • December 2016 – Topic: Consumer Protection Law. Deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2016

ADDITIONAL ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES

Marketplace Advertising (classified)

ADVERTISING POLICY

All advertisers (display and classified) must adhere to size specification, standards and policies contained on this official rate card. The publisher’s schedule of insertion order and copy deadlines must be observed in order to assure publication in the Communiqué.

The advertiser assumes all responsibility for materials and copy submitted to be published. It is expressly understood that the advertiser and advertising agency will indemnify, defend and hold the publisher and its agents, servants, directors and employees harmless from and against any and all losses, expenses or other liabilities resulting from any claims or suits for libel, violation or rights of privacy, plagiarism, copyright infringement, and any other claims or suits that may arise out of the publication of such an advertisement, including reasonable lawyer’s fees in defending against any such claim. In the case of advertising placed by an agency, the agency and the advertiser (client) are jointly and severally liable for the price of the advertising space. The publisher shall not be liable for any damages if for any reason he fails to publish an advertisement.

In the event of an error in the advertisement caused by the publisher, its agents, directors or employees, the liability of the publisher for those individuals will not exceed the cost of the space occupied by the erroneous copy or illustrations. No allowance will be made for errors that do not materially affect the value of the advertisement. Advertising material will be limited to the products and services provided by the advertiser. All materials and copy will be subject to the final approval of the publisher as to quality and content of ads.

Appearance of an advertisement in Communiqué neither constitutes a recommendation nor an endorsement of that product or service by the Clark County Bar Association.

Liability of the publisher for any error for which it may be held legally responsible is limited to the cost of the advertisement. All advertising is subject to publisher’s approval. CCBA reserves the right to reject advertising which, in the opinion of the publisher, is not in keeping with its publication standards.

Costs incurred by the publisher for production work done on advertisements will be charged to the advertiser. When change of copy is not received by the closing date, copy run in the previous issue will be inserted.

Cancellation of any advertisement must be made in writing at least ninety (30) days in advance of the publication date. In the case of advertising placed by an agency, the agency and the advertiser are jointly and severally liable for the price of the advertising space. All orders are non-cancellable after the closing date.

To guarantee ad placement, this insertion order/agreement must be completed and e-mailed to stephabbott@clarkcountybar.org 30 days in advance of the requested publication month. A proof of the ad will only be provided before printing by request. You will have 24 hours to respond after receipt of that proof or else the ad design will be published as designed.  To cancel the ad placement, the advertiser must contact the publisher in writing immediately and before the appropriate deadline for the issue.

BILLING & PAYMENT

All first-time display ads must be paid in advance. All classified ads must be paid in advance. Costs incurred by the publisher for production work done on an advertisement will be charged to the advertiser.

Payments should be sent to: Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. Eighth St., Las Vegas, NV 89101. Forms of payment accepted are check, money order or credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, Visa). Checks should be made payable to Clark County Bar Association.