FTP Instructions

Ad Submissions: Submit PDFX1/a advertising materials. Please contact your print professional listed below for instructions.

Files may also be provided via CD or DVD in Macintosh format: Enclose a copy of the insertion order and label the media with the following: Magazine name, issue date, advertiser, agency name, contact name and phone and file name/number. We do not return CDs.

Digital Submission Instructions For Print Advertising

Ad materials are to be supplied as digital files in the preferred PDF/X-1a:2001 format.
To match the color expectations of our advertisers, Emerald Expositions requires the PDF/X-1a:2001 file format and a SWOP proof
for each ad submitted. Advertiser/agency accepts full responsibility for reproduction variations between the digital file and the printed
image for ads submitted in non-preferred formats. Non-adherence to the preferred format may necessitate production fees. Emerald Expositions is not responsible for making corrections to supplied files.
Customer-supplied digital files and SWOP proofs will be retained for up to three months following publication date and then destroyed
unless otherwise requested in writing.

PDF/X-1a:2001 File Preparation

Adherence to the following guidelines in application file preparation will aid in successful file conversion:

Proofing Requirements

A SWOP certified proof is required for all color ads. Proofs must be representative of the supplied file at actual size and display a
printer's color control bar. Alternative proofing formats will be used for content only. Visit www.swop.org for a complete list of
current certified proofing options. When calling for spot color (Pantone) usage on press, clearly indicate such on the supplied

For More information

E-mailed ad submissions are acceptable via www.wetransfer.com. For more information regarding these specifications or email address, contact Production Manager, Terri Hill, at 770.291.5481 / terri.hill@emeraldexpo.com

Hospitality Design Media Kit

Contract Media Kit

design:retail Media Kit

Publisher's Circulation Statement for K+BB