Advertising & Sponsorships

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance is a trade association which represents booksellers in the 11 southern states. We have a growing membership of nearly 300 bookstores and have annual contact with over 2000 people industry-wide. Each of our publications offers the opportunity to create an ongoing impression upon the southern bookselling community. Ads must be placed in black & white. Any line screen is acceptable.

Holiday Catalog

Newsletter/Toolkits

Tradeshow Directory 

SIBA produces two print publications that are open to advertisements, both of the same dimensions.  The SIBA Toolkit/Newsletter is a full color publication produced six times a year and distributed to every SIBA member. The SIBA Tradeshow Directory is a Black and white publication published in late August or early September and distributed to every exhibitor and attendee of the annual fall trade show. A page size for each publication is 8.5 x 11 inches. 

Advertising Sizes:

Full Page:  7.5x10 inches
Half Page: 7.5x5 inches
Quarter Page: 3.5x4.5 inches

Advertising Specifications:

Ads must be submitted camera ready, in tiff or pdf formats, in a minimum resotion of 170 dpi. Ads may be either grayscale (Directory or Newsletter) or full color (Newsletter only).  Full color ads must be formatted with CMYK values.

Deadlines:

The deadline for ads in print publications is always one month prior to publication:

Newsletters:

Feb/Mar -- January 1
Apr/May -- March 1
Jun/Jul -- May 1
Aug/Sep -- July 1
Oct/Nov -- September 1
Dec/Jan -- November 1

Tradeshow Directory -- August 1