Published 10 times per year, Pulse is the premiere magazine for spa professionals. ISPA members receive the print edition each month and special editions are also distributed to an expanded audience. Additional ad exposure is included through the distribution of the digital edition sent to members and prospective members.

2017 Exposure Guide

2017 Editorial Calendar

January/February

Editorial: Work-Life Balance

March/April

Editorial: Shaping the Next Generation

Supplement: Industry Leaders and Top Brands

May

Editorial: Management and Operations

Expanded Distribution: West Coast ISPA Media Event

June

Editorial: Technology and Productivity 

Supplement: Spa Products for Him and Her

July

Editorial: Sales and Retail

August

Editorial: ISPA Pre-Conference

Expanded Distribution: 2017 ISPA Conference & Expo Pre-Conference, East Coast ISPA Media Event

September

Editorial: Marketing

October

Editorial: On-Site Edition 

Supplement: Exhibitors' Highlight

Expanded Distribution: 2017 ISPA Conference & Expo On-Site

November

Editorial: Global and Beauty

December

Editorial: Post-Conference Edition

Supplement: New Product Releases for 2018

Pulse Rates*

Full Page

1x - $2,600  | 3x - $2,470  |  5x - $2,340  |  10x - $2,080  |  Special Editions - $3,120

Back Cover

1x - $3,120  |  3x - $2,970  |  5x - $2,800  |  10x - $2,500  |  Special Editions - $3,750

Spread

1x - $5,200  | 3x - $4,940  |  5x - $4,680  |  10x - $4,160  |  Special Editions - $6,240

1/2 Page

1x - $1,900  | 3x - $1,805  |  5x - $1,710  |  10x - $1,520  |  Special Editions - $2,280

Advertising Supplement

1x - $650  |  5x - $585

*Additional charges for preferred positions.

2017 Pulse Mechanical Requirements

Full Page

Live Area - 7" x 10"
Trim Size - 8-3/8" x 10-7/8"
Bleed - 8-5/8" x 11-1/8"

Back Cover

Live Area - 7" x 10"
Trim Size - 8-3/8" x 10-7/8"
Bleed - 8-5/8" x 11-1/8"

Spread

Live Area - 16" x 10"
Trim Size - 16-3/4" x 10-7/8"
Bleed - 17" x 11-1/8"

1/2 Page (Horizontal)

Live Area - 7" x 4-7/8"


Ads are accepted on CD or via FTP in the following formats:

  • Adobe CS (includes InDesign, Illustrator and PhotoShop) or lower
  • QuarkXPress 6.0 or lower

If you would like to send a high-resolution PDF or upload your artwork to our FTP site, please contact ispa@ispastaff.com for instructions.