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An ad in the Pride Guide can help you achieve your advertising objectives within the Black LGBTQA community. We offer a Pride Guide ads to help you strengthen brand awareness and ultimately yield a high ROI.

Ads that advertise non-DCBP parties/events/gatherings that occur between Friday, May 24 and Tuesday, May 28 are not allowed.

Ad Dimensions

DCBP19 Ad Dimensions

Specifications for Ad Submission

  • Ads must be submitted electronically and ready to print without the need for additional edits.
  • For full bleed, crop/registration marks and color bars must be outside the bleed area (off set 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)
    - PDF images with 300 DPI resolution
    - All fonts embedded

  • Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPG or JPEG)
    - JPG 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.

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