Art & Advertising Specifications For The PPAI Expo

Media Specifications:
PPAI accepts artwork in electronic format only. We will not accept incomplete or incompatible file formats. We reserve the right to reject any submission that does not conform to the size and format specifications listed. PPAI does not provide any alteration of correction services for artwork submitted. Any artwork that doesn't meet specifications will require the advertiser to submit corrected artwork before print deadlines expire.

File Submission:
We accept files submitted via email. Email attachments must be less than 10MB in total. Larger files must be submitted via a digital file site and the link or an email generated sent. Some free digital file transfer sites are: WeTransfer.com, transferXL.com, dropbox and filemail.com.

Artwork Submission Information:
Please send all inquiries regarding advertising materials, artwork specifications, billing issues, order forms, changes, and cancellations to Vicki Sypien at VickiS@ppai.org or call (972) 258-3066.

Art Specifications

Exhibitor Directory Guide

ALL AD ARTWORK MUST BE HIGH-QUALITY PDFS FOR PRINT
1. Submitted PDFs need to be print quality or at least 300 dpi, and CMYK color space.
2. All fonts MUST be outlined.
3. All images embedded. We will not accept linked images in ads.
4. Run a “preflight check” if possible to eliminate any printing errors.

NAME YOUR FILE
Please use a simple, clear name for your ad. Preferred format: CompanyName_Product_Size.pdf

Examples: CompanyName_Directory_FullPage.pdf
CompanyName_FloorPlanAd_3x3.pdf

SIZING YOUR AD 
ALL COVER and FULL PAGE ads for the Exhibitor  Directory Guide require a minimum .125” bleed and crop marks.

Please see examples of trim, live area, and bleed on right.

ARTWORK DEADLINE: December 10, 2021

 

 

Bleed: 11”w x 18.25”h
Trim: 10.75”w x 18”h
Live: 10.25”w x 17.25”h

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Bleed: 11”w x 18.25”h
Trim: 10.75”w x 18”h
Live: 10.25”w x 17.25”h

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10.25”w x 8.625”h
with crop marks, no bleed

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5”w x 8.625”h
with crop marks, no bleed

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5”w x 5”h
with crop marks, no bleed

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3”w x 3”h
with crop marks, no bleed

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2" w x 1" h  (landscape/horizontal only)

no bleeds, no crops

We do not recommend square or vertical logos to be used. Background colors are allowed in file.

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Three components make up this product an image of a product and the text. 

Image
Size: 2"w x 2"h
Format: JPEG or PDF

Title Text
65 characters (with spaces) max

Description Text
500 characters (with spaces) max

Digital & Email Items

DIGITAL ARTWORK REQUIREMENTS
Submitted PNGs or JPEGs need to be at least 72 dpi, and RGB color space.

NAME YOUR FILE
Please use a simple, clear name for your ad. Preferred format: CompanyName_Product_Size.pdf

Examples: CompanyName_Email Ad_200x250.pdf
CompanyName_WebsiteAd_300x249.pdf

650 w x 150 h pixels
JPEG/PNG files only
72 dpi, RGB

 

Artwork must have a company name or logo.

200 w x 250 h pixels
JPEG/PNG files 
(GIF files are permitted but not supported by all email platforms.)
72 dpi, RGB

 

Artwork must have a company name or logo.

300 w x 249 h pixels
JPEG/PNG/GIF files accepted
72 dpi, RGB

 

Artwork must have a company name or logo.

Please provide the following:
- Opening sentence of post
- Up to 3 hashtags
- Company name (or link to Facebook and Twitter accounts)
- Location tag (optional)
- image: 1000 w x 550 h pixel jpg or png

Onsite Printed Items

ALL ARTWORK MUST BE HIGH-QUALITY VECTOR FOR PRINT
1. Submitted EPS or PDFs need to be print quality or at least 300 dpi, and CMYK color space.
2. All fonts MUST be outlined.
3. All images embedded. We will not accept linked images in ads.
4. Run a “preflight check” if possible to eliminate any printing errors.


NAME YOUR FILE
Please use a simple, clear name for your ad. Preferred format: CompanyName_Product_Piece o.pdf

Examples: CompanyName_Escalator_Top.pdf
CompanyName_FreeStandingGraphic_1.pdf


SIZING YOUR ART 
Files require a minimum .125” bleed and crop marks.

Please see examples of trim, live area, and bleed on right.


ARTWORK DEADLINE: December 9, 2021

 

 

Bleed: 50”w x 98”h
Trim: 48”w x 96”h

Live area recommendation is to keep important text or graphics inside the trim area by .25"

 

Vector PDF or EPS files only.

200MB max file size.
File can be created at half-size.

No text in the bottom 7”.

Bleed: 62”w x 38”h
Trim: 60”w x 36”h

Live area recommendation is to keep important text or graphics inside the trim area by .25"

 

Vector PDF or EPS files only.

File can be created at half-size.

Logos

Logos need to be sent as vector artwork in a PDF, EPS, AI file format.

We highly recommend sending a few versions, square, vertical orientation and horizontal orientation. PPAI will use the proper shape logo for the use.

For example, the area for the featured exhibitor logo on the show website will be formatted to 120x120 pixels. Long or tall logos are going to be very tiny.

Deadline: Logos are due as soon as possible for the most exposure , and MUST be received by December 10, 2021 in order to appear in the printed show directory.

Video Items

Size: 1920 w x 1080 h pixel
Time Limit: 15 sec

Video file types: .MP4 or .MOV files (email for other formats). 

Static image: EPS / PDF / Vector ifiles preferred. PSD / JPP accepted if 300dpi, RBG.

We recommend keeping all text 100px from the edges.

ARTWORK DEADLINE: December 17, 2021

Size: 1920 w x 1080 h pixel
Time Limit: 30 sec

Video file types: .MP4 or .MOV files (email for other formats). 

Static image: EPS / PDF / Vector ifiles preferred. PSD / JPP accepted if 300dpi, RBG.

We recommend keeping all text 100px from the edges.

ARTWORK DEADLINE: December 17, 2021