The Digital Voter’s Guide is distributed electronically to more than 100,000 pro audio and sound professionals to help guide their voting decisions. The voting period will commence mid-November and end December 31, 2017.
The NAMM TEC Awards Program Book is a premium-quality, magazine-sized publication that commemorates the NAMM TEC Awards ceremony. It is distributed at the NAMM Newsstand, TEC Tracks, TEC Awards Ceremony and online.
Material specifications are the same for both publications.
Program Book Rates and Materials Spec Sheet
Cover positions are reserved for NAMM TEC Awards sponsors on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a 10-percent charge for guaranteed positions.
Digital Voter's Guide Reservations and Materials Due: November 3, 2017
Program Guide Reservations and Materials Due: December 1, 2017
Trim and Bleed Information
Trim size is 8” W x 10.875” H
All live matter not intended to bleed must be at least 1/4” from trim. (7.5” x 10.375”)
A 1/8” bleed on all four sides is required for correct trim. (8.25” x 11.125”)
Spread ads should be designed as two separate pages and labeled left or right.
6.875” W x 4.75” H
3.375” W x 4.75” H
Acceptable Application Files
PDF file—PREFERRED—must have all fonts embedded.
Adobe Illustrator—must have all links embedded and fonts outlined.
Adobe Photoshop—flattened, 300 dpi, CMYK, TIFF format only.
Adobe InDesign—include all supporting graphic files and fonts.
- All placed images must be TIFF, EPS or JPG formats, CMYK, at least 300 dpi, and sized to 100 percent.
- A minimum 300 dpi is recommended for satisfactory printing.
Files 10mb or under may be sent via email. Files larger than 10MB, please email for upload instructions. Using with "Stuff It" or "WinZip" is recommended—this is the preferred method of delivery!
A CD or DVD containing your finished artwork file may be sent to the address below. Please reference "TEC Awards" on all mailed packages.
You are welcome to supply a printed, JPG or PDF proof, as this can help with identifying missing files and other issues. However, digital proofs will not be used for color matching on press.
- Advertisers will be notified if our output findings are problematic.
- We cannot take responsibility for problems inherent in the files.