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.

2019 Exposure Guide

2019 Editorial Calendar

January/February

Featured Article: Strategic Partnerships in the Spa Industry

March

Featured Article: Menu Design from Top to Bottom

April

Featured Article: Giving Back in the Spa Industry
Pulse Showcase: 
Products that Give Back

May

Featured Article: A Practical Guide to Finance

June

Featured Article: The Evolution of Spa: How Our Industry Has Changed (and Will Keep Changing)
Pulse Showcase:
Innovative Spa Technology 

July (Pre-Conference Issue)

Featured Article: The Pulse Guide to the 2019 ISPA Conference & Expo

August

Featured Article: The Craft of Marketing: Strategies for Making Meaningful Content

September (On-Site Issue)

Featured Article: Twenty Years of the U.S. Spa Industry Study
Pulse Showcase: Exhibitor Highlights

October

Featured Article: Reducing Water Use in the Spa

November/December (Post-Conference Issue)

Featured Article: Highlights from the 2019 ISPA Conference & Expo
Pulse Showcase: Must Have Products for 2020

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

Pulse Showcase

1x - $650  |  5x - $585

*Additional charges for preferred positions.

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.