Advertising & Marketing Opportunities

Why Advertise in the IDA Magazine?

Advertising with IDA Magazine offers diverse and valuable advertising and marketing for those who provide products and services to garage door and access systems dealers. Your message will reach legitimate garage door dealers that derive their livelihoods from selling, installing and servicing garage door and access systems products. By advertising through IDA Magazine, you won’t waste your promotional budget on non-buyers.

Where Do My Dollars Go?

Right back to our industry! All proceeds from IDA Magazine advertising and marketing is put into promoting industry meetings, trade shows and educational opportunities. In fact, IDA makes a $25,000 yearly contribution to the IDA Scholarship Program each year.

Contact Abigail Langford to reserve your space! Call us at (202) 207-0912 or email

Magazine Advertising Information

(Pricing per issue)
Size 1x Per Year 3x Per Year 6x Per Year
Inside front/back cover
(3x minimum, 4 color only)
N/A $3,450 $3,250
Back cover
(3x minimum, 4 color only)
N/A $3,900 $3,700
Full page 4 color $3,250 $2,925 $2,450
Half page 4 color $2,750 $2,475 $2,100
One-fourth page 4 color $2,150 $1,935 $1,625
Two-page (double-truck) spread Contact us for rates
*Spot colors are converted to CMYK. **No agency commission.

Specified Positioning

Specific positioning may not be contracted. Positioning will be handled on an issue-to-issue basis at the discretion of the publisher.  Insertion orders received specifying forward, right-hand positioning will be given due consideration, but not to the exclusion of other advertisers who do not specify the same.

Agency Commission

Agency Commission is available to recognized bona fide agencies.

Ad Specifications and Sizing

Full page bleed ad size:
Trim Size: 8.125”w x 10.875”h
Bleed Size: 8.375”w x 11.125”h
Live Area: 7.375”w x 10.125”h

Full page non bleed ad size:
7.375”w x 10.125”h

Half page horizontal bleed ad size:
Ad size: 8.125”w x 5.24”h
Bleed size: 8.375”w  x 5.365”h
Allow for a bleed of .125” 
Allow .375” for live area

Half page horizontal non bleed ad size:
7.375”w  x 4.856”h

Half page vertical bleed ad size:
Ad size: 3.8625”w x 10.875”h
Bleed: 3.9875”w x 11.125”h
Allow for a bleed of .125”
Allow .375” for live area

Half page vertical non bleed ad size:
3.4875”w x 10.125”h

Quarter page bleed ad size:
Ad size: 3.8635”w x 5.26”h
Bleed size: 3.9875”w x 5.385”h
Allow for a bleed of .125”
Allow .375” for live area

Quarter page non bleed ad size:
3.4875”w x 4.856”h



Submit high resolution, cmyk pdfs. Embed fonts.

Online Magazine Announcement Portal Page

Space on the left side of the cover image is available. You can complement your magazine ad by having a link in the magazine’s online version. Ads are submitted like a print ready PDF and are measured in inches. Actual display size depends on customer’s monitor and scaling size. This advertising opportunity is for Members-only.

Third side ad (3.5” wide x 3.38” tall):
$810 for 6 issues (1 year)


Online Magazine Announcement Blast Email

IDA Magazine blasts out 9,000+ emails bi-monthly announcing the latest online version of the magazine. Your ad can be included as a banner in this email and links to your website. This advertising opportunity is for Members-only.

350 x 80 pixels:
$1,050 for 6 issues (1 year)

Other Advertising Opportunities

Press Releases

Has your company recently sent out a press release? You can send the following types of press releases to us for free publication in our magazine! View specifications here.

Portal Page for Online Magazine

  • Full Left Panel – 3.5″ wide x 10.375″ tall
  • 1/3 Right Panel – 3.5″ wide x 3.38″ tall

Supply a high resolution PDF. It will be digitally converted for online use.

Electronic Artwork Ad Submission

Electronic files for advertising artwork should be submitted in a high-resolution PDF format (300 dpi, CMYK PDF). PLEASE DO NOT USE SPOT COLORS. Be sure all fonts are embedded in the PDF.

We CANNOT accept Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, or WordPerfect for use in producing advertising/graphic artwork.

ARTWORK MUST BE SET-UP TO THE CORRECT SIZE as specified with bleeds and crops included. Color files MUST be set up to output CMYK correctly. PMS spot colors MUST be converted to CMYK.