Advertising in The Beat

The Beat is published monthly, August through May, and occasionally during the summer.

2018-2019 Deadlines

Ads and other submissions for The Beat are due the Friday following the 2nd Monday of the month.

Deadline Date
August 17, 2018
September 14, 2018
October 12, 2018
November 16, 2018
December 14, 2018
January 18, 2019
February 15, 2019
March 15, 2019
April 12, 2019



The Beat provides an events column of announcements of interest to members. Announcements are free and must be 30 words or less. HGB will donate a 1/4 page ad for educational, non-profit events that are of interest to members, if space is available.


All ads must be fiber-related and of interest to members.

Classified Ads

Classified ads are available for $5.00 for 25 words or less, and 10¢ for each additional word. Longer classified ads may be submitted as 1/8, 1/4, or 1/2 page display ads, on a space-available basis. All ads with photos must be submitted as display ads.

Display Ads

Display ads must be print-ready and fiber-related. Send display ads to The Beat editor electronically in JPEG or PNG format or as an Adobe PDF file. Arrangements may be made with the editor to provide ads in another format. Display ad rates are as follows:

  • 1/8 page: $10 (2.25" high x 3.5" wide)
  • 1/4 page: $15 (4.75" high x 3.5" wide)
  • 1/2 page: $30 (9.75" high x 3.5" wide or 4.75" high x 7.25" wide)

Discounts are available for advertisers who pay, in advance, for ads in all 10 issues of the Guild's fiscal year, September through June. Contact the editor for the discounted rates.

Submission and Payment

Payment is by check payable to "HGB". Send ads by email, concurrently with payment, as early as possible, to the editor:

Contact the editor at the above email for any questions.

Updated 05.20.2018

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