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From the Publishers of Contemporary Bride Magazine

Media Kit

Maximum Exposure Means

MAXIMUM RESULTS


Photo by Nicole Klym Photography

About Contemporary Weddings

Re-Launched 2016 Frequency Semi-Annual Annual Circulation 50,000+ Distribution Macy’s Bridal Registry, Bridal Events, Newsstands, Major Food Chains, Major Drug Store Chains, National Book Stores, National Convenience Stores Online Digital versions compatible with tablets and smartphones Demographics Women 26-38 Median Age: 28 Median Budget $30,000 Cost

$4.99 single copy

Print Advertising Costs $1,500 - $10,000 per year Online Vendor Profiles Included with every print advertisement

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For All Couples Getting Married - Contemporary Weddings Magazine - 908.756.0123 - www.cweddingsmag.com


Our History

Celebrating over

20

Years

of service in the Bridal Industry 1995 - 2017

After over twenty years in the industry, the premier wedding publication, Contemporary Bride Magazine announced their exciting new brand name and debuted the release in Spring/Summer 2016. The unveiling included a new name and a refreshed look that builds upon the company’s influential legacy of highlighting the amazing talents of their reputable wedding professionals, while providing meaningful content for engaged couples. The rebranding not only reflects the evolution of the company, but marriage equality that took place across the country, as well. In recognition of ALL couples getting married, Contemporary Weddings Magazine is excited to embrace the love of all couples.

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Print Advertising

WHO WE ARE Contemporary Weddings Magazine is a leading bridal magazine focusing on New York and New Jersey engaged couples, real New York and New Jersey weddings, and the most prominent wedding professionals in the industry. Published bi-annually in January and July, the magazine showcases the products and services of the area's best wedding professionals.

OUR READERS There are thousands of couples planning weddings in the New York and New Jersey area every year! These couples are the audience that will eventually find their way to your ad in our magazine. The engaged couple are not the only ones looking through our magazine! Other readers include: the mother-of-the-bride and groom, the wedding party, and additional family members. The Pass-Through Readership doubles and triples your marketing exposure in each issue. The Contemporary engaged couple has a vision for their perfect wedding. Maybe it’s a lavish celebration in an upscale hotel or it’s a garden wedding surrounded by beautiful blooms. All they need is the right resource to plan their big day, and Contemporary Weddings Magazine offers insight and ideas to satisfy their unique style.

COMBINED C I R C U L AT I O N : 50,000+ Readers of Contemporary Weddings Magazine flip through the 268+ pages again and again to get ideas and inspiration from the Real Weddings, to the Style Pages, and to look into the advertisers’ products and services. Its readership is maximized ten-fold as it’s flashed around health clubs and spas, prominently displayed on coffee tables and shared with family, friends, and bridesmaids.

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Editorial Calendar

New Jersey / New York Spring/Summer

Editorial Submission Space Reservations Camera-Ready Art On Newsstands

October 15 October 15 November 1 February 1

Fall/Winter

Editorial Submission Space Reservations Camera-Ready Art On Newsstands

April 15 April 15 May 1 August 1

10-20 Real Weddings • Reception Site Guide • Wedding Cake Feature • Bridal Fashions Inspiration Styled Shoot • Honeymoon Hot Spots • Gifts for Your Wedding Party • Honeymoon Sweepstakes Feature Articles • Bridal Buzz • Ultimate Style Pages • CW’s Favorite Things, and more!

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Online Advertising

Contemporary Weddings Magazine offers a complete marketing package with aggressive pricing to help your business expand in this very lucrative market. One rate for the entire year buys you a competitive marketing package. We offer pro-active marketing opportunities through target marketing; as well as print and internet presence. Don’t be left out of the only resource engaged couples need to plan their wedding and honeymoon.

How do couples find your websit e? CWeddingsMag.c om has over 35,000 Page Views each month and loyal followers on soci al media!

All print advertisers receive a Vendor Profile page on our website at www.CWeddingsMag.com.These profile pages include all contact information with a company description, a photo gallery of up to 16 images and a place for a video to be uploaded. Along with your profile, each advertiser receives a monthly leads list for marketing to potential clients. These names are collected when engaged couples send in the postcard from the magazine and enter our honeymoon giveaway at local area wedding events. These leads are in addition to the Hot Leads you would receive on www.CWeddingsMag.com when a user registers for the honeymoon giveaway. All of this is included with your marketing package. Contemporary Weddings Magazine offers wedding professionals maximum exposure through a variety of online mediums including bridal leads, blog features, various size banner ads, premier ad placement and online editorial coverage. CWeddingsMag.com brings the engaged couples to you! Each month there are over 9,500 users looking through the pages of our site. Constant social media coverage and an expansive linking method puts us at the top of Internet searches. Our ever-growing site is filled with timely articles and photo galleries of real weddings and wedding day inspiration, keeping users coming back for more!

Site Stats Monthly Views: Unique Visitors: Pinterest: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:

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9,500+ 5,000+ 5,000+ 2,400+ 2,200+ 2,100+

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More Exposure

Reception venues also receive a bonus listing in our comprehensive Reception Site Guide both in print and online. This enhanced listing includes a photo of the ballroom or other prominent area for display, along with details about the venue and easy to follow symbols.

online guide print guide

All advertisers of Contemporary Weddings Magazine are highly encouraged to submit editorial for publication. This includes, but is not limited to, Real Weddings, story ideas and blog entries. All submissions are subject to space and editorial review. You can get more information on how to submit by contacting your account representative.

Contemporary Weddings® Magazine provides a national publication’s upscale feel and design, at the most competitive rates in the NY/NJ area while reflecting the style and needs of today's well-educated and sophisticated couples. Our publication features LOCAL articles – including real weddings, planning tips, and fresh designs in cakes, flowers, catering, invitations, photography and more - highlighting the amazing talents of our reputable wedding professionals.

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Advertising rates

Magazine & Online Advertising Rates Size Full Page Double Page Spread Outside Back Cover Inside Back Cover Inside Front Cover 2/3 Page 1/2 Page 1/3 Page 1/4 Page 1/6 Page

Yearly Rate - Includes 2 Insertions $ 5,500 $ 8,500 $10,000 $ 7,500 $ 7,500 $ 4,500 $ 3,500 $ 2,400 $ 1,900 $ 1,500

Payment plans are available. Pay in full to take an additional 5% off. All Magazine Advertisments include an Enhanced listing on our website.

Online Only Advertising Rates Featured Advertiser Enhanced Listing Free Listing

Monthly Plan $100.00/mo. $50.00/mo. $0

Yearly Plan $1100.00/year $500.00/year $0

Online Advertising

Each print advertiser will also receive one of each of the following: • Instagram Takeover • Sponsored Blog Post • Special Promotion on Twitter • Featured Vendor Facebook Post Along with the ability to post freely on our shared Pinterest Board

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Features Home Page Banner Blog Banner Featured Listing Priority Listing Profile Page Photos Video URL Link Social Media Links About Text Hot Leads Monthly Leads

Featured X X X

Enhanced

Free

X X

X

X

20

16

4

X

X

X

X

X

X

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Advertising Specifications

Digital Ad Requirements: • We accept the following types of files: Adobe PDF (hi-resolution) - Preferred Method QuarkXPress Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator • We prefer the files to be sent to us via FTP. Contact us for other ways to send your files. Double Page Spread with bleed

• Please make sure all the IMAGES & FONTS are embedded in your document and transparencies are flattened in your PDF. Images must be 300 dpi or greater and saved in CMYK format.

16.475” X 11.125”

• If the advertisement is a bleed, adhere to the specifications and allow 1/2” safety trim for live matter.

PLEASE LEAVE 1/4” border within the document for trim to 16.25 X 10.875 and about 1” in the center for the binding of the magazine.

• Ad design is available upon request.

Size

Double Page Spreads may also consist of two Full Pages with no bleed.

Width

Height

8.125”

10.875”

16.475”

11.125”

Full Page Bleed

8.375”

11.125”

Full Page No Bleed

7.375”

9.875”

2/3 Page

4.750”

9.875”

1/2 Page Horizontal

7.375”

4.750”

1/2 Page Vertical

3.500”

9.875”

1/2 Page Island

4.750”

7.250”

1/3 Page Square

1/3 Page Square

4.750”

4.750”

4.75” X 4.75”

1/3 Page Vertical

2.250”

9.875”

1/4 Page

3.500”

4.750”

1/6 Page Horizontal

4.750”

2.250”

1/6 Page Vertical

2.250”

4.750”

Publication Trim Size Double Page Bleed

Full Page with bleed

Full Page no bleed

8.375” X 11.125”

7.375” X 9.875”

PLEASE LEAVE 1/4” border within the document for trim to 8.125 X 10.875

1/6 Page Vert. 2.25” X 4.75”

3.5” X 4.75”

7.375” X 4.75”

4.75” X 9.875”

3.5” X 9.875” 1/4 Page

1/2 Page Horizontal

2/3 Page

1/2 Page Vertical

1/3 Page Vert. 2.25” X 9.875”

1/2 Page Island 4.75” X 7.25”

1/6 Pg. Horiz.

4.75” X 2.25”

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Maximum Exposure Means

MA X IM U M RES U LTS

Photo by Milton Gil Photographers

You’ve determined your goals and evaluated your possibilities, you’ll see that everything you need to build your business is here IN ONE PROGRAM, ALL AT REASONABLE PRICES. Give us just one year and you’ll see why more wedding professionals are choosing Contemporary Weddings Magazine to market their business to engaged couples.

150 Maple Avenue, #318 • South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Phone: 908.756.0123 • Fax: 908.756.0030

www.CWeddingsMag.com

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