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DC Black Pride Guide 2018

Advertise in the DC Black Pride Guide to expand your brand to an audience of more than 5,000 people! The DC Black Pride Guide is handed out free of charge during Pride Weekend.

Submission Deadline: Friday, May 11. Submit ads to prideguide@dcblackpride.org.


Full page $500 (for profit) $200 (nonprofit)
Half page $300 (for profit) $100 (nonprofit)

Ad Dimensions

Guide Ad Dimensions

Specifications for Ad Submission

Double-check ad sizes before preparing files. Ads that are not to specifications will not be published.

  • Ads must be submitted electronically and ready to print without the need for additional edits.
  • For full bleed, please crop/registration marks and color bars must be outside the bleed area (offset by 1/4”).
  • No bleeds for half page ads

Color and ink

  • Convert all colors to 4-color process (CMYK) — all photos, logos, graphics and type PMS/spot and RGB colors are not accepted.
  • Convert all color elements to CMYK.

Accepted formats

Portable Document Format (PDF) - PREFERRED
  • PDF images with 300 DPI resolution
  • All fonts embedded

  • Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPG or JPEG)
    • PJPG with 300 DPI resolution
    • CMYK color mode

    • Encapsulated Postscript Vector (EPS)
      • EPS with 300 DPI resolution
      • All fonts converted to outlines
      • CMYK color mode

      • Microsoft Publisher (PUB, PUBX), Microsoft Word (DOC, DOCX) and Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT, PPTX) files will not be accepted. Save/export PUB, DOC and PPT files as PDF for submission.

        The Center for Black Equity reserves the right to reject any advertising that is inconsistent with the organization’s mission.


Center for Black Equity