Media Kit

Pulse is the premiere magazine for spa professionals. ISPA members receive the print edition eight times per year 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.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE 2024 PULSE ADVERTISING RATES & BENEFITS

2024 Pulse Rates & Distribution

Full Page

Standard Issue – $2,300 ($2,990 Conference Special Edition rate)

Half Page

Standard Issue – $1,600 ($2,100 Conference Special Edition rate)

Double-Page Spread

Standard Issue – $4,600 ($5,980 Conference Special Edition rate)

Back Cover

Standard Issue – $2,900 ($3,770 Conference Special Edition rate)

Bulk order discounts & Pulse Partner Status:

  • Purchase 6 or more ads and receive a 10% discount
  • Purchase 8 ads and become a Pulse Partner. Benefits include:
    • 15% discount
    • Inclusion in a special Pulse Partners issue of Trendables
    • Recognition on exerienceispa.com as a Pulse Partner with logo
    • Recognition as a Pulse Partner at the ISPA Conference
    • Receive premium Group 1 booth placement for the ISPA Conference

2024 Pulse Issues

There will be eight issues of Pulse magazine including four single month issues and four double month issues that alternate throughout the year.  The issue sequence for 2024 is January/February, March, April/May, June, July/August, September, October/November and December.

2024 Pulse Ad Materials Deadlines

January/February issue: November 22

March issue: January 17

April/May (Conference Onsite) issue: February 21

June (Post-Conference) issue: April 29

July/August issue: May 27

September issue: July 23

October/November issue: August 19

December issue: October 22

Pulse Mechanical Requirements

Full Page | Digital Spec Sheet

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 in PDF, WeTransfer or 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, please contact ispa@ispastaff.com for instructions.

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