RATE CARD For March, 2007 Edition
Volume 20 No 4
(Maximise your profitability by advertising in QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL Estimated Readership 15,000)


ADVERTISING RATES AND ORDERING!

Size
Dimensions mm
Investment
Graphic Setting if Required
Full Page
Bleed Page
185 X 270 high
210X 270 high
$2398.00
$385.00
Half Page- Horizontal
Half Page-Vertical
185 x 125 high
90 x 270 high
$1496.00
$253.00
Third Page-Horizontal
Third Page-Vertical
185 X 85 high
55 X 270 high
$1320.00
$198.00
Quarter Page-Horizontal
Quarter Page-Vertical
185 X 60 high
90 X 125 high
$1023.00
$143.00
Eighth Page-Horizontal
90 X 60 high
$ 550.00
$100.00
Inserts to 25g for distribution up to 5000 copies

$1694.00/piece, max 25g per issue. Inserts above 25g add $0.25/piece. Broken distribution add 15% to per rata charge

NB: All prices include GST. Tax Invoice will be provided. Email graphics to mariopen@worldconferencesystems.com


Loadings and Discounts

ENHANCEMENTS

Back Cover Bleed Page 30% loading
Inside Back Cover 25% Loading
Inside Front Cover 25% Loading
Front Cover Bleed Page Package 75% loading

DISCOUNTS

Repeat Advertisements 2 consecutive - 10%
3 consecutive - 12.5%
4 consecutive - 15%
Other Available to local advertisers (conditions apply)

All advertisers and inserters are offered equal space to their advertisement for an advertorial. Further, each 1/3 page or larger investor is offered space on our Training page in the Journal as well as on the relevant state(s) training page on our web site. All advertisers are included in the Index Page on our web site and in the email broadcast about the edition in which the advertisement appears.

PACKAGES

Three investment packages are offered to advertisiers as follows:
Gold Package see Gold
Silver Package see Silver
Bronze Package see Bronze

DEADLINE COPY AND EDITORIAL

5th of the month of publication.
Published quarterly July, October, December and March
Inserts required by 24th of month prior to publication.

JOURNAL DETAILS

Printing Process Sheet fed, saddle stitched and trimmed
Journal finished size 210mm x 297mm
Printed area 192mm x 275mm
Colour Graphics
  • CMYK Colour
  • Scanned and/or saved at 300 dpi
  • Supplied as high resolution .jpg or .pdf.files.
  • For .pdf files containing graphic images ensure that no compression is applied.
  • .gif, .doc and .ppt files are not acceptable.
  • For line graphics 150 dpi is acceptable
  • Digital files will be printed as received and charged accordingly

PAYMENT

An official order or a deposit of 50% of the TOTAL AMOUNT is required when the advertisement is placed. The remainder is due and payable at production of proof or 7 days from the date of the invoice (see terms and conditions that form part of this contract). A contract discount of 15% for 4 consecutive insertions applies providing full payment is received with copy approval.

Payment by credit card is acceptable

ADVERTISING CONTACT

Mario Pennisi
Telephone: 07 3849 6460
Facsimile: 07 3849 7302
Email:mariopen@worldconferencesystems.com

QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL is the only Australian produced quality management journal and marketing solution for every Organisation where quality is a priority.

OUR GUARANTEE

  • A minimum distribution of 5000 with a potential readership of over 15,000.
  • Proven success in producing a technical journal.
  • One convenient marketplace for your products and services.
  • Editorial prepared by technically qualified staff to ensure integrity.
  • Proven ability to confirm responses to our easy to read and readily recognisable journal.
  • Speedy advice to advertisers re sales prospects.
  • Editorial staff who have been intimately involved with the Quality Industry for over 40 years.
  • Tips and research that show you how to move your business with the times.
  • Research on key industry trends.
  • Copy department personnel with extensive experience to ensure excellence in your advertising message.

DISTRIBUTION

QA-The Business Improvement Journal will be delivered to all AOQ members (about 2500) and middle and senior managers Australia wide.

  1. Over 75% are individually addressed.
  2. Aimed at Quality Professionals, Middle and Senior Managers and Government Ministers.
  3. It addresses technical, quality and business improvement issues for every Organisation where quality is a priority.

It offers:

  1. A unique blend of news and useful easy to understand technical articles and research papers.
  2. Editorial written and prepared by technically competent staff.
  3. Frequent fresh initiatives and new products.
  4. Included is a unique "Response Form" assisting readers to easily obtain more information on editorial, technical articles and advertised products.

5000 are distributed from the following mailing list :

  • Tasmania 60
  • Western Australia 390
  • South Australia 580
  • Queensland 2930
  • Victoria 1200
  • New South Wales 1350
  • ACT 45
  • Northern Territory 50
  • Europe 9
  • Asia 20
  • USA 71
  • South America 2
  • New Zealand 37

in the manufacturing, food, health, mining and hospitality sectors as well as University Departments and Government Agencies.

EDITORIAL STRATEGY

  • 32-36 pages in A4 format full colour pages made up of:
  • AOQ Membership Application Form
  • AOQ National President editorial
  • Guest Editor(s) - AOQ Chairs in rotation
  • Publishing information, editorial and in-house advertisements
  • Management Issues - CPA's etc
  • Training page - news from ANTA etc
  • JAS-ANZ corner/NATA corner/Standards corner
  • Lori's Column - 1 page - regular feature
  • Ivanka's IT Service Management Column - regular feature
  • Sally's Corner - regular feature
  • Papers - Entry level
      • Professional level
      • Research papers
  • News from the AOQ Branches-regular feature
  • Other Association news
  • New Products
  • Conference Diary-regular feature
  • Training and Courses - regular feature
  • Special events, eg Qualcon
  • Gold Award for Quality

BOOKING FORM
QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL

Company Name: ______________________________ABN: _____________

Billing Address:_________________________________________________

_______________________________________Post Code:_____________

Phone: ( )_________________ Fax: ( )____________________

Email:______________________________________________

Advertising Agency: _________________________Order Number: ________

Contact Person: _______________________________________

Authorised by (please print): _____________________________

Number of Issue/s Booked___From Vol ___.No ___

Advertisement Size ___________ or Package Name *Gold, *Silver, *Bronze

Cost per insertion $ _______ (Includes GST)
Less ____ % multiple insertion discount.

Special Instructions: ______________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________

__________________________
Customers Signature

______________________
QA Representative Signature

_________________________
Date

______________________
Date

See also Conditions of Advertising.

ADVERTISING INQUIRIES, MATERIAL and EDITORIAL

Mario Pennisi
PO Box 6198
Upper Mount Gravatt
Qld 4122
Phone: 07 3849 6460
Fax: 07 3849 7302
Email: mariopen@worldconferencesystems.com

TERMS CONDITIONS OF ADVERTISING

1 ACCEPTANCE OF ORDERS

  1. All orders placed with QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL or quotations accepted by any person or company ("the client") shall only be accepted subject to these Conditions of Advertising and subject to the satisfactory completion and approval of any Account Application. QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL may at any time and from time to time alter these Conditions of Advertising and such altered Conditions of Advertising shall apply after notification by QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL to the client.
  2. All Quotations are valid only for a period of thirty (30) days and QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL may refuse any purported acceptance after that time at its discretion and without being liable to give any reason.
  3. QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL shall have the right to vary any Quotation by notice in writing in the event that any legislation or regulation by any Government Authority varies any cost component of the Advertising.
  4. The client acknowledges that it does not rely on any representation made (if any) by or on behalf of QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL in relation to the commercial value of services provided by QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL and relies entirely on its own inquires and evaluations in relation to the commercial value of any such service.

2 INSURANCE

  1. Any materials provided to QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL remain the responsibility of the Client.
  2. Notwithstanding delivery of materials by a client to QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL all risk in the materials shall remain with the client and the client shall indemnify QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL against any loss or damage to the materials and shall effect and be liable for such reinstatement and replacement insurance in respect of the materials as the client deems necessary.

3 CLIENT MATERIALS

  1. Sketches, drawings, layouts, copyrighting or designs and other work and materials furnished by or adapted by QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL and any blocks, negatives, dyes, plates, colour separations or software programs or adaptations thereof by QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL shall remain the exclusive property of QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL and no use shall be made and no idea obtained therefrom shall be used without the written permission of QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL The client warrants that any reproduction by QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL of any matter provided by the client shall not contravene the rights of any third party.
  2. The client and/or agents acting for and behalf of the client upon and by lodging material with QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL for publication of any material Indemnify QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL its servants and agents against all liability claims or proceedings whatsoever arising from the publication and without limiting the generality of the foregoing to indemnify each of them in relation to defamation, slander of titles, breach of copyright, infringement of trademarks or names of publication titles, unfair competition or trade practices, royalties or violation of rights of privacy and warranty that the material complies with all relevant laws and regulations and that its publication will not give rise to any rights against or liabilities to QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL, its servants or agents and in particular that nothing therein is capable of being misleading or deceptive or otherwise in breach of Part V of the Trade Practices Act 1984.
  3. Advertising accepted for publication in QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL is subject to the conditions set out in the Advertisement Rate Card and the rules applicable to advertising laid down from time to time by the Media Council of Australia. Every advertisement and all editorial copy is subject to approval by QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL. No responsibility is taken for any loss due to the failure of an advertisement to appear according to instructions.
  4. The client shall provide such materials and approve such proofs as required by QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL and shall do everything reasonably requested by QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL to enable it to provide the service as referred in any Quotation. For multiple issue advertisements QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL reserve the right if copy change is not submitted by closing date of current edition, the previous copy will be run.

4 PLACEMENT OF ADVERTISEMENT AND EDITORIAL

  1. Editorial: All copy submitted is subject to appropriate editing and will be placed at the discretion of QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL
  2. Advertisements: The positioning and placing of an advertisement within the accepted classification is at the discretion of QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL except where specifically instructed and agreed upon by QUALITY Australia THE Business Improvement JOURNAL.

5 TERMS OF PAYMENT

  1. An official order or a deposit of 50% of the TOTAL AMOUNT is required when the advertisement is placed. The remainder is due and payable at production of proof or 7 days from the date of the invoice.
  2. All invoices are nett 7 days from date of issue. Payment by Credit Card is acceptable.
  3. Interest at the rate of 1.5% per month or part thereof is payable on outstanding amounts.

 
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