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.

2020 Editorial Calendar

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

Special Insert

$3,375  |  Special Editions* - $4,375 (advertiser is responsbile for providing the printed insert materials)

Polybagged Promotional Item

These items (i.e. promotional brochure, booklet, flyer, etc.) are polybagged behind the magazine.  Cost is based on size and type of promotional material polybagged.  Contact ISPA for more details. 

 

*Special Editions include the August pre-Conference issue with expanded distribution to non-ISPA members and the October issue with expanded distribution onsite at the 2020 ISPA Conference & Expo.

2020 Pulse Year-Round Advertiser Benefits

Important note: All year-round advertising contracts must be executed by November 13, 2019. Advertising materials are due for the January/February issue on November 21.

  • Opportunity to add a product to the 2020 ISPA Conference & Expo Registration Bag given to all event attendees.
  • Complimentary ISPA social media post to highlight a new product launch.
  • Logo inclusion on a 2020 ISPA Conference & Expo room drop bag featuring Pulse year-round advertisers.
  • Recognition as a Pulse year-round advertiser on experienceispa.com.
  • Twenty percent discount on Reveal Box, Trendables and Buyer’s Guide Profile purchases in 2020.
  • Forty percent discount on all 2020 Pulse Showcases.
  • Opportunity to submit a guest blog post for the ISPA blog, featuring a unique partnership, business tips or insightful ways to boost their spa business.
  • Opportunity to share an educational webinar link on experienceispa.com (to be provided by sponsor).
  • 2020 People of ISPA brand profile.
  • Additional benefits for those who are 2020 ISPA Conference & Expo exhibitors:
    • Priority booth placement (first group to select booth)
    • Priority exhibitor empty returns onsite

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 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 ashley.roberts@ispastaff.com for instructions.