Communiqué Display Ad Insertion Order Form

Advertising in the NASP Communiqué is easy! Just complete the form below and submit. You will receive two confirmation e-mails - the first should arrive within a few hours and will summarize your order; the second will arrive within three business days and will inform you of the cost of your ad. Please check your submission carefully and notify Melissa Hickman (301-347-1663) of any errors as soon as possible.

1. Select Ad PlacementPlease select the desired ad type and indicate color if applicable (if 4-color is not selected, the ad will be considered black and white). Color is not available for 1/4 page and 1/8 page ads. View our pricing and dimensions specifications.
Back Cover
Color Only
Inside Back Cover
Color Only
Full Page
1/2 Vertical
1/2 Horizontal
1/4 Vertical
1/8 Horizontal
2. Ad HeadlinePlease include your a few words of your headline or a brief description of your product below to assist with identification of the art.
3. CommentsIf there is any additional information you would like NASP to know about your ad placement or for billing purposes please include below.
4. Select Issue(s)Please select the issue(s) for insertion and note the art due date.

5. Add Billing InformationPlease include the billing information below.
Company Name
Contact First Name
Contact Last Name
Street Address 1
Street Address 2
Purchase Order #


  • Invoices will be mailed on approximately the 15th of the month in which the ad is posted.

Accepted Art

Press Optimized PDF: Full-page bleed ads should be built to the trim size, must include 3/16″ bleed on all four sides, and must have crop marks outside the bleed. All art must be high resolution and CMYK, and all fonts and art must be embedded. PDFs made from Quark 6 files must have the OPI setting deselected. If using Photoshop, flatten all layers prior to creating the final PDF. Communiqué is not responsible for ads created in nongraphics programs such as Microsoft Word or PowerPoint. For further details, please refer to the Communiqué Prepress Digital Specifications (PDF) on creating art for full page ads, bleed, trim, and creating PDFs.

Naming Art

  • Color Ads: Advertiser Name_NASP_MM(issue month)01YY(year)_00_00_C.pdf
  • Black and White Ads: Advertiser Name_NASP_MM(issue month)01YY(year)_00_00_B.pdf

How to Submit Art

  • We do not accept e-mailed files.
  • Upload artwork at A username and password will be e-mailed after you place a reservation.

General Information

  • Advertisers will be billed for any modifications or file manipulation that needs to be done to meet print requirements.
  • Advertisers will be billed $35.00 for producing a composed proof, if one is not provided.
  • Frequency discounts are based on the number of insertions during the same publishing year (September–June). Rebates earned by using additional space within that publishing year will be deducted from the final invoice.
  • The cancellation of a space reservation will result in an adjustment of the rate (short-rate) based on previous insertions during that publishing year to reflect actual space used.

Advertising Rates

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