2017-2018 Tennessee Music Education Association Publication Advertising Insertion Agreement Contract

The Tennessee Music Education Association currently has three publications that are currently accepting offers for advertisements for the 2017-2018 academic year. Information on each of the publications, rates and policies are below. Please fill out this form to reserve your space for the upcoming publication cycle.

    The Tennessee Musician

    The official publication of the Tennessee Music Education Association. Circulation is 3,500 per issue and is delivered to all members of the Tennessee Music Education Association, serving all current and retired music educators at all levels across Tennessee as well as collegiate music education majors, executives, presidents, and editors in all 50 federated NAfME state music education associations and member groups in Canada, Mexico, Europe, and numerous college and university libraries. Our magazine is also published electronically. Advertisements can be designed with interactive links that will direct online readers to your website, which helps generate more web traffic for your audience. Here is a link to our online publications: http://www.tnmea.org/tennessee-musician-magazine.html Rates are for full color ads; B&W is accepted, but will be charged at the same rate as color. Advertisements must be submitted electronically in pdf format. E-mail copy to editor@tnmea.org by the deadline for each publication.

    TMEA Professional Development Conference Program

    Open to any advertisers who purchase at least one full page ad in the Tennessee Musician, the TMEA Professional Development Conference Program is distributed onsite at the convention in April in Nashville, Tennessee. Approximately 1000 educators attend the annual conference. Several hundred more students and their families participate in the conference with their school ensembles. Our TMEA Professional Development Conference program is also published electronically. Advertisements can be designed with interactive links that will direct online readers to your website, which helps generate more web traffic for your audience. Here is a link to our online publications: http://www.tnmea.org/tennessee-musician-magazine.html Rates are for full color ads; B&W is accepted, but will be charged at the same rate as color. Advertisements must be submitted electronically in pdf format. E-mail copy to editor@tnmea.org by the deadline for each publication.

    Tennessee Music Education Association All-State Ensembles Program

    Open to any advertisers who purchase at least one full page ad in the Tennessee Musician, the TMEA Tennessee All-State Ensembles program is an attractive, eye-catching, full color publication. The print run for the TMEA Tennessee All-State Ensembles program is 3,800. The program goes to all student members of the All-State ensembles as well as to their teachers and parents who attend the concert. Our TMEA Tennessee All-State Ensembles program is also published electronically. Advertisements can be designed with interactive links that will direct online readers to your website, which helps generate more web traffic for your audience. Here is a link to our online publications: http://www.tnmea.org/tennessee-musician-magazine.html Rates are for full color ads; B&W is accepted, but will be charged at the same rate as color. Advertisements must be submitted electronically in pdf format. E-mail copy to editor@tnmea.org by the deadline for each publication.

    TMEA Publications Advertising Rates

    Advertising Rates for 2016-2017 Still the lowest advertising rates in the Southeast for FULL COLOR PRINTING and interactive links to your website on our online editions! Ad Type with Dimensions and Costs (rates are the same for full color and B&W): Inside Cover Page (8.5” x 11” with .125” bleed on all sides W/4 Color Process) - $450.00 Back Cover Page (8.25” x 7.5” with .125” bleed on all sides W/4 Color Process) - $450.00 Full page (8.5" wide, 11" deep with .125" bleed on all sides W/4 Color Process) - $350.00 **Half page (8” x 5.12” horizontal or 3.92” x 10.5” vertical) - $250.00 **Quarter page (5.17” x 3.92” horizontal or 3.92” x 5.17” vertical) - $175.00 ** Size is not available for the TMEA Professional Development Conference Program or Tennessee All-State Ensemble Program

    TMEA Discounted Advertising Insertions

    Ads contracted for four consecutive insertions within the same academic year (August - June) for the Tennessee Musician may earn a 10% discount. Ad copy and ad size may change from issue to issue, provided changes are received by publication ad deadline. Ads authorized on an issue-by-issue basis, do not qualify for the frequency discount. Advertisers will not earn the discount if any previous ads are unpaid.

    TMEA Publications Advertising Deadlines

    Tennessee Musician Issue Deadline for Submission Release No.1 August 15 September/October No.2 October 15 November/December No.3 January 15 March/April No.4 March 15 May/June TMEA Professional Development Conference program January 15 April Conference Tennessee All-State Ensembles program January 15 April Conference

    TMEA Publications Policies

    BILLING: Advertisers will need to prepay unless otherwise requested by the advertisers. Advertisers will be invoiced upon receipt of advertisement insertion agreement. Payments, with checks made payable to the Tennessee Music Education Association, should be sent to the address shown on the invoice. Please include copy of the invoice (or invoice number) with payment to insure proper credit.Terms are net 30 days. We now accept credit cards as well. PROOF OF PUBLICATION: In lieu of tear sheets, each advertiser will receive two complete copies of each publication in which their ad appears. WEBSITE LINKS IN ADS: All TMEA publications are published as physical print editions and produced electronically for online publication on the TMEA website. Advertisers who include any web addresses or links in their ads are solely responsible for making sure that links are both active and accurate for readers to directly access on their preferred electronic reading devices. ARTWORK SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Any changes that are made to your artwork to fit the required specifications will be billed to you at the rate of $100 per hour. To avoid any dissatisfaction with the publication of your ad, please prepare all ads to the exact dimensions and formats specified in the “Acceptable Ad Format” section below. Advertisers are responsible for submission of advertising materials by the deadlines noted on the ad authorization form. If you checked that you will send a new ad with each insertion on the ad authorization form, please make sure the new ad has been received by the by the deadline. Advertisements must be submitted to Michael Chester (editor@tnmea.org) by the deadline for each publication.

    TMEA Production Notes

    PRESS SPECIFICATIONS: All TMEA Publications are printed using offset lithography. 100 lb. Gloss Cover 100 lb. Gloss Book CMYK Saddle-stitched Binding TRIM SIZE: 8.5 x 11 inches BLEEDS: Allow for 1/8 inch for any artwork that bleeds. ACCEPTABLE ELECTRONIC FORMATS: PDF High Resolution. Ads must be submitted in this format. All applicable fonts and images must be provided. Images must be at least 300 dpi resolution at 100% of print size. UNACCEPTABLE ELECTRONIC FORMATS: We cannot accept electronic ads in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Corel Draw, Word Perfect, or PowerPoint. If you have any questions regarding the format of your advertisement please contact Michael Chester, Managing Editor Email: editor@tnmea.org Phone: 615-873-0605
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    Issue No. 1 (Ad Copy Due Aug. 15)
    Issue No. 2 (Ad Copy Due Oct. 15)
    Issue No. 3 (Ad Copy Due Jan. 15)
    Issue No. 4 (Ad Copy Due Mar. 15)
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    TMEA Professional Development Conference Program (Ad Copy Due by Jan. 15)
    TMEA All-State Ensembles Program (Ad Copy Due by Jan. 15)
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