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OUR AUDIENCE IS YOUR MARKET VISITORS

LOCALS

DUAL HOME-OWNERS

RELOCATORS

This region is their passion. This group visits over and over for vacations and on weekends, exploring our villages and falling in love with the area and our local businesses.

These people live and work here. They know many secrets the area has to offer and by connecting and reading VISITvortex they find that there are even more hidden gems they’d never known existed.

Enjoying both the country and the city they have a passion for the Hudson Valley and Catskills that they share with their friends and family downstate. Their upstate homes are often being improved on to fit their tastes perfectly.

These visitors want to know how to make this region their new home. From buying and renovating their house, enjoying the best local restaurants, discovering endless places to play, VISITvortex has everything they need to support their new lifestyle.

I know you just delivered 2

boxes, be we need more. They seem to be our guest’s favorite!

The magazines are flying off

our shelves, they are the fastest picked up here. We hand them out to all visitors that want to know what to do in the area.

I have really been enjoying

your magazine and videos. I’ve

— Concierge, Mohonk Mountain House

discovered many places I never knew existed. It’s a great way to I use it to help me decide where to

I attribute all that to the fabulous job

spend my money each season.

you guys do.

— Rebecca Mauro, Ulster County

on the thruway! We love giving

a magazine to every new person

it to new visitors to the Mid-

that we know coming to the

Hudson Valley, and people are

Hudson Valley.

always impressed by the quality,

— Megan, Earth Designs Cooperative

information and photos.

— Charlie, Travel Plaza Info Centers

home-owners and people from Brooklyn, NYC and NJ this year.

VISITvortex is the fastest

Thank you! We put the SOLD OUT

signs up today. We had more second

get to know the community better!

picked up magazine we have here

— Concierge, Emerson Resort

Thanks to VISITvortex we can

always find new places to explore in the area. We make sure we give

— Randy and Margaret, Hardenburgh Farm

As a family with a second home in

Ulster County, we use the magazine religiously to help us choose trustworthy companies to shop with. We make sure all of our friends in the city know about the magazine

I’m looking to buy a home in

the area and I use your magazine for reference all the time. I find that so many of the houses I see have the VISITvortex magazine sitting out for show. The house I saw today had every back issue. — Peter S, Westchester NY

I make sure I give your

magazine to every single client or potential client that comes to

and website so they can use it as a

me from the Metro Area. It really

resource as well.

helps to sell people on moving to

— David Osterwell, Brooklyn NY

this region.

— Eric, Coldwell Banker Village Green


WHO WE ARE OUR MISSION is to help stimulate tourism and the local economy by introducing and promoting the treasures of the Hudson Valley and Catskills. VISITvortex is a celebration of each season and a portal to the great people and places of the area ONLINE, IN PRINT, and VIDEO. Sharing the very best of the area through a quality publication, with engaging editorial supported by hundreds of local videos... BE DRAWN IN!

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PRINT DISTRIBUTION

O NLINE REAC H

QUARTERLY PRINT MAGAZINE FREE TO OVER 1 0 0 0 LOCATIONS

WEBSI TE VI EW ERSHI P: 9 5 0 ,0 0 0 / m o n t h

IN THE HUDSON VALLEY, CATSKILLS, JERSEY BEACHES, BROOKLYN, MANHATTAN

INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS ( v v

A CURATED DISTRIBUTION TO POPULAR: Restaurants, Lodging, Retail Shops, Historic Sites, Attractions, Markets, Entertainment, Tourist Centers, Transporation Hubs, Cafes, Galleries

R E A DE RSH I P PR IN T: 2 2 5 , 0 0 0 / q ua rt e r ly D I GI TA L : 9 0 0 , 0 0 0 / q ua rt e r ly

DEMOGRAPHI CS: 8 0 %

o f v i s i to r s b a s e d i n n yc

+ w e d d i n g ):

SOCI AL MEDI A F OLLOW ERS: 4 5 ,0 0 0 SOCI AL REACH: 5 0 0 ,0 0 0

per month

I NSTAGRAM @visitvortex FACEBOOK facebook.com/visithudsonvalley

2 6, 000

combined


ONLINE ADVERTISING OPTIONS OUR ONLINE VIEWERS ARE PRIMARILY FROM NYC, BROOKLYN, LONG ISLAND, NEW JERSEY AND THE HUDSON VALLEY.

1. HOME PAGE/FULL SITE WEB ADS: $45 PER MONTH for

4. EBLASTS: Be featured in an email blast which

half year or full year. A simple and effective alternative to banner ads! Just email a photo and info and we’ll share it with our visitors ON ANY MAIN PAGE. Clicks straight to your website.

reaches 40,000 LOCALS AND VISITORS. $550 (Includes template layouts. Custom design and detailed analytics additional fee.)

2. MARKETING VIDEO PRODUCTION: Use the power of video to help you tell your story, drive sales, engage customers, and showcase your business or event on YOUR WEBSITE, SOCIAL MEDIA and on VISITvortex.

One image featured on our instagram and facebook pages which have a combined reach of more than 224,000 per month. (Imagery to fit visitvortex brand.) One mention: $250 Half year (mentioned once a month, 6x): $1200 Additional images: $40 each

$1875: 1 minute video. For one location, up to one hour shoot. Call to go over details and scope.

6. BUSINESS PROFILES: $2625 (in print and online)

3. PHOTO OR VIDEO STOREFRONT: $45/MONTH (photo) $65/MONTH (video) for the year This online listing storefront includes your video or up to 9 photos, brief description, contact info and a link to your website and facebook.

3A. FEATURED STOREFRONT: ADDITIONAL $25/MONTH Have your business storefront featured at the top of the page of the appropriate category on visitvortex.com. For example you would be one of the first “restaurants” or “inns” (etc) on our site when people are searching for places to go.

5. SOCIAL MEDIA MENTIONS:

$1220 (online only) Have us professionally write, shoot and design a MEET THE OWNERS profile featured in print and/or online at visitvortex.com and on social media. Photos taken by VISITvortex are reserved for use by VISITvortex unless credited.

7. FEATURED EVENT: A: $350 (in print) Be one of the three featured events in the print magazine’s event section. B: $650 (in magazine and eblast) Be one of the three featured events in the print magazine, AND get a dedicated eblast sent out to our list of 40,000.

8. PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES: One hour professional photo shoot for $550.


MAGAZINE AD PRICING AND SPECS size

dimensions

1 time rate $3125 per issue

$2625 per issue

Inside Covers

8.5w x 5.5h

$2650 per issue

$2250 per issue

Premium

8.5w x 5.5h

$2100 per issue

$1800 per issue

Full Page

8.5w x 5.5h

$1400 per issue

$1250 per issue

Half Page

4.25w x 5.5h

$825 per issue

$725 per issue

Quarter

4.25w x 2.75h

$550 per issue

$475 per issue

Eighth

2.13w x 2.75h

$450 per issue

$375 per issue

Back Cover

8.5w x 5.5h

4 time rate

8.5w x 5.5h

AD ARTWORK: All ads are Full Color. VISITvortex accepts camera ready ads in pdf format or will create an ad for you at no additional charge. Eighth page ads stay the same for 4 seasons or designed artwork submitted by advertiser. EMAIL: visitvortex@gmail.com

4.25w x 5.5h

AD DEADLINES: Spring: February 3rd Autumn: July 27th

Summer: April 27th Holiday/Winter: October 5th

FREQUENCY: Quarterly, Each Season

DISTRIBUTION: FREE to over 1000 Locations

PAYMENT: Payment required before publication. We accept checks and all credit cards. TO RESERVE: Call 845.687.3470 or Email VISITvortex@gmail.com PO Box 82, High Falls, NY 12440

4.25w x 2.75h

2.13w x 2.75h


PRINT DISTRIBUTION QUARTERLY PRINT MAGAZINE FREE TO OVER 1000 LOCATIONS IN THE HUDSON VALLEY, CATSKILLS, JERSEY BEACHES, BROOKLYN & MANHATTAN Tourist Info Centers. Restaurants. Lodging. Retail Shops. Historic Sites. Attractions. Markets. Entertainment. Mass Transit Stations.

BROOK LY N D ISTR IBU TION

greenpt.

MANHAT TA N DI ST R I BUT I O N upper west side

williamsburg

dumbo midtown

brooklyn heights

gowanus park slope

red bank seabright long branch deal asbury park

ocean grove avon by the seas belmar sea girt

cobble boerum hill hill red hook

upper east side

N J SHO R E D I ST R I BUTI ON

greenwich village soho

manasquan

east village

point pleasant


andes margaretville

tannersville

windham hunter

roxbury

belleayre

catskill

hudson

28 saugerties

phoenicia

big indian

9

woodstock

28

47

red hook hurley

kingston

rhinebeck

32

stone ridge high falls

Prime Locations in NYC, BROOKLYN and NJ

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kerhonkson

rosendale

209

44/55 ellenville gardiner

hyde park new paltz 87

poughkeepsie 55

highland

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HUDSON VALLEY AND CATSKILLS DISTRIBUTION

wappingers falls

marlborough

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newburgh

beacon


ANNUAL WEDDING MAGA ZINE

be draw n i n

free

2017

The Complete Planning Resource for a Hudson Valley/Catskills Wedding VENUES. BEAUTY EXPERTS. CATERERS. DRESSMAKERS. FLORAL DESIGNERS. RENTALS. MUSIC. OFFICIANTS. BAKERS. PHOTOGRAPHERS. PLANNERS. SPECIAL TOUCHES.

dimensions includes rate horizontal image (see right)

65 words and photo

$450

Quarter Page Ad

4.25w x 2.75h

listing with photo

$575

Half Page Ad

4.25w x 5.5h

listing with photo

$825

Full Page Ad

8.5w x 5.5h

listing with photo

$1400

Listing & Photo*

Premium

8.5w x 5.5h

listing with photo

$2100

Inside Covers

8.5w x 5.5h

listing with photo

$2650

Back Cover

8.5w x 5.5h

listing with photo

$3125

ultimate guide to planning a hudson valle y/catskills wedding Sense of Place

choosing the right venue

*Listing in the magazine under your category, with photo (see right).

You want to celebrate your union at a place where your plans bloom to colorful life, feeling

Here in the Hudson Valley, it’s all about choice. Whether you like industrial or rustic,

welcomed home to your special day with your chosen companions. Your venue’s going to set the tone for the memories you’ll be making; the

waterside or mountaintop, artsy or sporty, frilly or sleek or barefoot, you can find a place to work with among our barns, inns,

right choice makes for a smooth planning process and a wedding day that flows, glows, and shows everybody what your love’s about.

historic sites, parks, clubs, and resorts that will fit like a glove.

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All ads quarter page and up include a free listing of 65 words and photo in print and online. 1

ad artwork:

All ads are Full Color. We accept camera ready ads in pdf format or we

ad deadline: to reserve:

January 10th

call 845.687.3470 or email visitvortex@gmail.com

Please make payment to VISITvortex before media insertion.

w edding v en ue s

will create an ad for you at no additional charge. Email: weddingvortex@gmail.com

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mohon k mo un tai n ho u s e New Paltz, 845-256-2053, mohonk.com

mo un t t r e m pe r art s

Phoenicia, 845-688-9893, eventsatmounttremperarts.com

ole savannah southern table

Design your dream wedding at this historic castle resort, an iconic Hudson Valley destination since 1869. Your guests will experience renewal of body, mind, and spirit in a beautiful, natural setting with stunning views of Victorian gardens and Lake Mohonk. Mohonk’s award-winning chefs create gourmet cuisine for your guests, and your dedicated wedding coordinator will help you plan every last detail, from your very first tasting to your final send-off.

Take over the campus of Mount Tremper Arts for an incredible wedding weekend celebration. Situated on 115 acres, Mount Tremper Arts is an artist residency space dedicated to contemporary and experimental performance. With expansive mountain views by day and starry skies at night, your rental includes lodging, a gorgeous studio, fields, gardens, and fire circles. Host multiple events during your weekend rental for no additional charge. Full wedding coordination or DIY packages available.

Ole Savannah is excited to be the newest venue for weddings in the Hudson Valley! Our new Sperry sailcloth tent is perfect not just for weddings, but also rehearsal dinners, day-after brunches, bridal and baby showers, graduation parties, anniversary parties, corporate events, and more. We can accommodate parties from 20 to 140 people. Whether you are planning a casual buffet, cocktail party, pig roast, or elegant sit-down dinner, our waterfront location is unlike any other, and located conveniently in downtown Kingston.

Roxbury, 607-326-3500 ext. 116, catskillmountainwedding.com

pl at t e k i l l mo un tai n

Kerhonkson, 203-858-3634, rusticridgeview.com

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Marlboro, 845-795-0037, sainthubertslodge.com

Profess your love atop a 3,500-foot mountain peak, surrounded by panoramic views in the most intimate setting. Then ride the lift back down for a cocktail hour on our stunning wrap-around deck, followed by dinner and a reception in our rustic lodge. Plattekill Mountain offers exclusive venue use for the week leading up to your wedding, and personalized catering and beverage options. Dates filling up fast—schedule your tour today!

Get married on a horse farm, and dance the night away in a covered, open-air pavilion. Stunning 360-degree mountain views, grazing horses, and rolling pastures make this a completely unique and unforgettable venue for a ceremony and reception. There is no shutdown time, so you can keep the party going as long as you like and even pitch tents. Planning and coordination services are available to help make the best of your weekend. Venue rental is seasonal and includes Friday–Sunday.

Saint Hubert’s Lodge in Marlboro, New York is a Luxury Bed and Breakfast in the heart of the Hudson Valley. Our gated entrance and 165-acre location, set back nearly one-half mile from the main road, provides a private escape. The perfect location for small weddings, overnight and bridal party accommodations, bachelor and bachelorette weekends, and pre- and postwedding events. Our property ensures serenity, luxury, and comfort in a secluded, scenic setting.

Kingston, 845-331-4283, olesavannah.com

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Historic Barns of Nipmoose. Photo by Chelsea Proulx.

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