Monthly Advertisers’ Media Kit Four Color Ads

Size 1 month 3 months 6 months 12 months Open
Full Page 1,445 1,311 1,192 1,083 985
1/2 Page 865 787 715 650 592
1/3 Page 692 630 572 520 473
1/4 Page 520 472 429 390 355
1/8 Page 311 283 257 234 212

Click here to download a pdf version of the media kit.

Cover Rates

Front Cover

20% over the monthly rate

Back Cover

15% over the monthly rate

Inside Front Cover

10% over the monthly rate

Inside Back Cover

10% over the monthly rate

Open Rate

Ad run will continuously until we receive a thirty day written notice to terminate the advertisement.


Publisher bills on the first of each month for ad appearing that month. Payment is due within 10 days of billing date. A late payment fee of 1.5% (annual rate of 18%) is charged on unpaid balances over 30 days old. 30 days written notice required for cancellation. Advertisers will be charged for each ad that appears in print.

Advertisers’ Media Kit Deadlines

Closing date for space reservation and digital material is the 11th of the month preceding publication date; if that date falls on a weekend, please call your marketing rep for more information.

General Policy

Advertisers and advertising agencies assume liability for all content (including text representation and illustrations) in advertisements printed and also assume responsibility for any claims arising therefrom made against the publisher.

The publisher reserves the right to reject any advertising judged to be inconsistent with the publication’s standards, even if it has been published previously.


KEY is distributed to over 150 locations at an average of 25,000 copies per month. Supplies are refreshed monthly.

Specific distribution locations change as new hotels open. KEY is also found at area visitor information centers. We will be glad to furnish you a current distribution list upon request.

Advertisement Mechanical Requirements

Size of printed page is 5.375″ wide by 8.375″ high. Bleed size is 5.625″ by 8.625″. Click here to see specifications for all ad sizes and to get information on issue deadlines.

KEY magazine accepts advertisements as digitally prepared files. All color work is printed in process colors. If material furnished is not ready for placement, necessary production work can be done by our production department and will be subject to additional charges. We reserve the right to change any advertisements not sized correctly.

Digital Files

KEY magazine accepts files created as TIFFs or exported to PDF. Resolution for graphics should be between 266 and 300. All color files should be in CMYK format, INCLUDING PDF FILES (all color files sent with spot colors will be converted to process, which may change ad appearance).