Advertising in the ION Newsletter

The ION Newsletter is published quarterly and contains news other information of interest to ION Members and the navigation community. Download a PDF of the partnership and advertising opportunities available.


4,000 copies per issue.

Publishing Schedule

Issue Advertising Deadline Publication Date
Winter January February
Spring March April
   Summer    July August
Fall September October




Advertising Rates and Production Information

Requirements and Specifications

Full Page Ad

Full Page Price: $1500
Trim Size: 8.5" x 11"
Bleed Size: 8.75" x 11.25"

Half Page Vertical Ad

Half Page Vertical
Price: $900
Trim Size: 4.25" x 11"
Bleed Size: 4.25" x 11.25"

Half Page Horizontal Ad

Half Page Horizontal
Price: $900
Trim Size: 8.5" x 5.5"
Bleed Size: 8.75" x 5.75"

Full and half page four color ads available. All advertising material is subject to approval by the publisher. The publisher and printer will make every effort to correct inaccurate film, artwork, or electronic files. The publisher is not liable for quality of ads printed from faulty ad materials. While every effort is made for timely shipping and receipt of the ION Newsletter, time-sensitive material is not appropriate for this publication.

  • Advertising Material Electronic Files: Prepare files in Quark Xpress, InDesign, Acrobat PDF, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.
  • PDF files must be distilled using the “prepare for print” settings. PDF files must have all fonts embedded and have all fonts subset below 100%. All images within the PDF must be high resolution (no less than 300dpi). Include 1/8” bleeds when sending your PDF file. Bleeds must first be created in the original application file.
  • Photos: Save as EPS or TIFF (no less than 300dpi). Color images must be in CMYK mode. No RGB, GIF, or JPEG files please.
  • Fonts: Include all fonts in file (page layout document and illustrations).