Advertising Opportunities | Washington International Horse Show

Advertising Opportunities

       
       
       
       
       
       
     
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is one of the most illustrious events on the international equestrian calendar and is eagerly anticipated each fall by competitors and horse enthusiasts alike. This year’s competition, to be held Tuesday, October 21 through Sunday, October 26, 2014, will celebrate the 56th anniversary of the prestigious event and will welcome more than 500 horses and riders from around the world to Verizon Center in Washington, DC.
Advertising in one of our three annual publications is a cost-effective way to showcase products and services. Our audience of the sport’s leading riders, trainers, owners, and more than 26,000 spectators, is well-educated, affluent and highly influential.

The Washington International Horse Show is one of the most historic and exciting equestrian events on the international equestrian calendar with more than 500 horses and riders from around the nation and the world arrive in Washington, DC, for thrilling sport, entertainment, hospitality, shopping and sightseeing.

Advertising in our annual publications is a cost-effective way to showcase your products and services to horse enthusiasts and more than 26,300 well-educated, affluent and highly influential spectators as well as tens of thousands website visitors.

Three Effective Publications

WIHS PRIZE LIST - Deadline July 14
Reach riders, trainers and owners planning to compete at Washington. A perfect opportunity for you to market directly to our database of top national and international exhibitors. Color/black & white. 3,500 printed/mailed and available online on wihs.org

WIHS REGIONAL HORSE SHOW & USHJA ZONE 3 CHAMPIONSHIP PRIZE LIST ADVERTISING - Deadline July 15
Targeted opportunity to reach dedicated trainers and exhibitors throughout the mid-Atlantic region. The WIHS Regional and Zone 3 Championship is a  popular annual show held Oct. 18-20 at Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD. Black & white only. Distribution: 2,500 printed/mailed/distributed at local tack shops and available online at wihs.org

WIHS OFFICIAL SOUVENIR PROGRAM - Deadline August 30 
The ultimate advertising tool providing extended viewing and shelf life and outstanding exposure to showcase your products or services to an affluent and influential market. High-end, glossy and four-color, this book is an upscale souvenir takeaway, popular among spectators, sponsors and competitors alike and is an excellent way to reach a highly desirable audience. Distribution: 1,000+ sold at event. Free distribution to WIHS exhibitors and sponsors, and available online.                                                    

Advertise in two or more WIHS publications and receive additional benefits: 

  • Social media posts
  • Listing in Equestrian Services Directory or Things To Do in DC Directory (as applicable)
  • Opportunity to be included in digital newsletter
  • Public address announcements at WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship
  • Ticket vouchers to attend 2019 WIHS      

 FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT

EVAN PHINNEY | 202-525-3679 | EVAN@WIHS.ORG

ARTWORK SPECS

  • Preferred File Format: Ads must be delivered as high-resolution (300 dpi or higher) PDF with embedded fonts (no subset fonts). 
    (Also accepted: TIF, JPEG, or EPS files. TIF or JPEG files must be to ad size and at least 600 dpi or higher; EPS files must have all type converted to outline.)  No Word files please.                                               
  • COLOR - CMYK only; RGB files must be converted to CMYK
  • BLEED - Please add 1/8” bleed to all full-page advertisements.
  • Any artwork corrections and strip-ins will be billed to advertiser.
  • All ads are subject to WIHS approval prior to publication.
  • Placement is not guaranteed unless premium paid and space is available.
  • Please submit artwork to evan@wihs.org bydeadline to ensure your ad placement.
WIHS OFFICIAL SOUVENIR PROGRAM
SIZE TRIM (W x H) COLOR B & W
Inside Front Cover  8.5" x 11"  $3,000  N/A
Inside Back Cover 8.5" x 11"   $2,000  N/A
Double Spread 17" x 11"   $1,500  N/A
Full Page* 8.5" x 11:   $1,000  $750
Half Page (No Bleed)   7" x 4.75"  $750  $500

 *For bleed, add 1/8" bleed on all sides

WIHS PRIZE LIST
SIZE TRIM (W x H) COLOR B & W
Inside Front Cover 5.5." x 8.5" $1,000 N/A
Inside Back Cover 5.5" x 8.5" $850 N/A
Full Page* 5.5" x 8.5" $700 $400
Half Page (No Bleed) 4.5" x 3.5" $400 $250

 *For bleed, add 1/8" bleed on all sides

WIHS REGIONAL HORSE SHOW & USHJA ZONE 3 CHAMPIONSHIP PRIZE LIST
SIZE TRIM (W x H) B & W
Inside Front Cover 5.5" x 8.5" $500
Inside Back Cover  5.5" x 8.5" $450
Full Page* 5.5" x 8.5" $300
Half Page (No Bleed) 4.5" x 3.5" $175

 *For bleed, add 1/8" bleed on all sides

2019 ADVERTISING DEADLINES                    

WIHS Prize List June 14
WIHS Regional Prize List July 15
Official WIHS Program August 30

Special rates for placements in multiple publications.

EQUESTRIAN SERVICES DIRECTORY
Directory incudes listing on website, social media, and in WIHS Official Souvenir Program, $150. Through April 30, 2020.

NEED AN AD DESIGNED?
Contact: Ashley Davis; BlueKat Design
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FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT
EVAN PHINNEY | 202-525-3679 | EVAN@WIHS.ORG
Washington International Horse Show, Oct. 22-27, 2019
Capital One Arena, Washington, DC