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Advertising in The Beat

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

2019-2020 Deadlines

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

 Issue  Deadline
 September  August 16, 2019 
 October  September 13, 2019 
 November  October 18, 2019 
 December  November 15, 2019 
 January  December 13, 2019 
 February  January 17, 2020
 March  February 14, 2020
 April  March 13, 2020
 May  April 17, 2020


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 free to members or can be purchased by non-members for $5.00 for 25 words or less, and 10ยข 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:

Karen Lord Paris


Contact the editor at the above email for any questions.

Updated 01.29.2020

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