The Daily Edition, AAOS Now Las Vegas • March 12, 13, 14, 15

The official newspaper of the Annual Meeting, the Daily Edition is published on site in Las Vegas Tuesday through Friday. Editorial coverage will include Scientific Pre­sentations and Posters, CME information, reports on meeting activities, and feature stories on Academy Programs and Initiatives.

Closing Dates
Latest Ad commitment: TBD
Digital reproduction materials: TBD

Circulation & Distribution 
Daily print run: 5,000 
Hand-distributed and displayed on custom racks throughout the Convention Center.

Digital Opportunities: Advertise in Headline News Now eNLs during four days of the Annual Meeting.

  • Sponsor receives 33% SOV of banner placements
  • Ad slot: 728 x 90
  • Cost: $10,000 net per sponsor 

Advertising Rates (Net Pricing) 
Rates include placement in all four issues. (Creative may change daily).


Size Black & White (4 issues) 4/Color (4 issues)
King Page $10,500 $12,400
Junior Page (Island) $8,600 $10,500
½ Page (Horiz or Vert) $6,500  $8,600 
Premium Positions    
Front Cover Banner
Cover 2
Cover 4
Opposite TOC
Opposite Leadership Message
Opposite Schedule at a Glance
Center Spread
Cover Tips/Bellybands
  $11,300 per day


Mechanical Requirements
SWOP standards apply.  All supplied ads should have registrations, center and trim marks and should indicate issue date, page positioning, and other pertinent instructions on proofs and insertion orders.  Contact American Medical Communications before ad is due for additional specifications. Submit in PDF format CMYK. Convert spot colors to CMYK.  All fonts must be embedded. High resolution images. File and proof should include bleeds and trim.

All material should be supplied to the following specs:

Trim Size: 10.5” X 14"
Bleed Trim: 0.125”
Live Matter: 0.5” form trim and gutter 
Type of Binding: Saddle-stitched 


Size Non-Bleed  Bleed Trim 
King Spread 20" x 12.25"
21.25" x 14.25" 12" x 14"
King Page 9.5" x 12.25" 10.75" x 14.25" 10.5" x 14"
Island Spread 15" x 10” 15.35" x 10.75" N/A
Island Page 7" x 10" 7.75" x 10.75" N/A
½ Horizontal 9.5" x 6.125" 10.75" x 6.875" N/A
½ Vertical 4.585" x 12.25" 5.375" x 13"  N/A
Front Cover Banner
7" x 2.25"
7.75" x 2.875"


Digital Ad Specifications


Preferred format is PDF/Acrobat 4.05 or later, set for compatibility with PDF version 1.3 (Acrobat 4).  All high-resolution images and fonts must be included. All images must conform to the following minimum resolution specifications:

  • Grayscale and color images: 300 dpi
  • Combination grayscale and color images: 500-900 dpi 
  • Line art (bitmap) images: 900-1200 dpi

Do not nest EPS files.


Supply as single page files only, right reading, portrait mode, 100% size, no rotation. Created to the trim of the magazine, plus a minimum 0.125" bleed on all sides. Keep live matter 0.5" from trim edges. Crop marks and SWOP color bars must be included, position 0.5" outside trim. Reverse type should be no less than 6pt. Fine lettering (thin lines, serifs) should be restricted to one color. All fonts and graphics must be embedded or included with the files and conform to the file formats listed above.


Proofs must be produced from the final file submitted. All proofs must conform to SWOP standards. For a list of current SWOP-approved proofs, visit, and click on “Certified Systems & Ads.” Desktop inkjet printer proofs do not meet SWOP standards. American Medical Communications cannot guarantee color match unless acceptable proof is provided.


Reproduction material will be held one year from last insertion.

When mentioning your booth number use: “AAOS Annual Meeting, Booth #XXXX.”

Contracts, Insertion Orders and Invoicing:

American Medical Communications 
Nick Luciano 
Phone: 201-317-3211

American Medical Communications
Adam Sansolo
Phone: 201-575-2242

Ad Material:

American Medical Communications
Ari Mihos
Phone: 732-490-5530

For delivery via ftp:

Please email Ari Mihos ( prior to submitting a file via FTP.

User name: aaosguest 
Password: AAOS 
Folder: AAOS/AAOS Daily