American Advertising Awards


Program Ad Specifications 


Ads in Program Book

A program book will be distributed to all attendees of the American Advertising Awards Show, which includes more than 600 top advertising, media and marketing executives. 

Click the link below to view ads from last year's program book:
2017 American Advertising Awards Winners Book

Mechanical Requirements

Full-Page Bleed: 8.75"w x 11.25"h
Full-Page Trim: 8.5"w x 11"h
Full-Page Live Area: 8"w x 10.5"h

Accepted Materials

All ads should be submitted as a press-ready PDF (PDF-X/1a preferred) with the following specifications:

  • High-resolution (300 dpi) with all fonts embedded and with printer’s marks and bleeds
  • 4-color ads: all elements should be CMYK; black & white ads: all elements should be grayscale
  • Please label the file with your company/client name AND the event
  • Advertiser/agency accepts full responsibility for reproduction variations between the digital file and the printed image for ads that do not conform to our specifications.

Ad Materials Due: May 18, 2018

Please send artwork and questions regarding ad specifications to:
Adrianne Lipscomb • (202) 898-0089 •