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Learn more below about purchasing journal ads for the April 2, 2011 event.


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Funds For Research

All event proceeds support SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s ground-breaking medical research.

Tax Deductable

Your purchase (minus $225 per banquet ticket) is tax deductible. If you relinquish your banquet tickets (or did not purchase any) you may deduct your entire purchase amount.

Neither the donation of a gift to this event, nor the acceptance of a donation by SUNY Downstate Medical Center, shall be construed as a benefit to the donor in any current or potential dealings with the University or Downstate Medical Center.


Journal cover

Journal Options

$10,000 Pillar (Back Cover) *
$5,000 Benefactor (Front or Back Inside Cover)
$2,500 Sponsor (Full Color Page)
$1,500 Sustainer (Full Black & White Page)
$1,000 Friend (Half Black & White Page)
$500 Pal (Quarter Black & White Page)
$250 Roll Call (Your name will appear in the Journal)
$ _____ Surprise Us! Donations of any size are welcome

* Donation of $10,000 or more entitles you to Four Gala tickets.

To Purchase Journal Ads

  1. Send the completed Order Form, or contact us at 718.270.4403 or celebrate@downstate.edu.
  2. You may pay by check, credit card or on-line. To pay on-line, go to http://giving.downstate.edu and select Celebrate Downstate from the drop-down menu.
  3. Go to Order Form »

Deadline for journal ad sales: Friday, February 25th




Ad Specifications

Celebrate Downstate Ad Specifications

When preparing ads for submission, please note the following specifications.

Journal size

Actual size of journal: 6.75"w x 9.75"h
Spiral Bound

Ad Size Specs

Trim size of journal: 6.75"w x 9.75"h

Ad type: Non-bleed

Published ad size:
Full Page 5.75"w x 8.75"h
Half Page 5.75"w x 4.12"h
Quarter Page 2.62"w x 4.12"h

Ad type: Bleed

Trim size:
Full Page 6.75"w x 8.75"h
(7"w x 10"h with bleed)

  • For bleed pages, keep essential matter (text, logos, graphics) 1/4" from page edge (trim).
  • Extend bleed at least 1/8" beyond trim size.
  • Publisher reserves the right to trim 1/16" from either side of bleed ads to compensate for trim variations.

Ad Color Specs

Black and white ads:

Black and White ads must be in grayscale format.

  • 4 color black should not be used.

Color ads:

Color ads must be in CMYK format (no spot colors).

  • All spot color ads must be converted to CMYK.
  • All color images and colors must be CMYK, not RGB.

Ad Resolution Specs

  • All images must be at 300 dpi (with 150 line screen) at 100% size.
  • Compressed files such as GIFs are not acceptable.
  • Logos must be in vector format or line art at no less than 600 dpi.

Electronic Files

PDF Format (camera ready) Ads (PREFERRED)

  • PDF or PDF/X-1a files only.
  • Color ads should be sent as composite files.
  • All files submitted as PDF (Portable Document Format) must be prepared with all fonts embedded.
  • Create PDF files to exact ad size or must use crop marks.
  • Create PDF files with Adobe Acrobat Distiller or Adobe PDF Online.
  • DO NOT create encrypted PDF files. Do not use any security including Acrobat Standard Security.

Text Ads (requiring in-house type setting)

  • MS Word files.
  • We DO NOT accept other formats.

Ad Delivery Methods

  1. via e-mail celebrate@downstate.edu
  2. via fax to 718.270.4409 (exclusively for Text Ads).

Full instructions for preparing and submitting journal ads coming soon.