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Advertise in the Official  Creston Valley Visitors Guide!

Get ready for the spotlight! Following the huge success of the 2023-2024 Explore Creston Valley Visitor’s Guide, the Creston Valley Tourism Society (CVTS) is thrilled to open bookings for the 2024-2025 edition.

Your business can shine in this vibrant 52+ page guide, reaching visitors across

Creston, the Kootenay region, BC, Alberta and beyond. Your ad will be placed

alongside inspiring content, detailed information, maps, and professional photography celebrating our hidden gem.

Advertising in this glossy, high-quality magazine offers excellent exposure for your

business and the opportunity to connect with visitors and customers in and beyond the Creston Valley area.

CVTS invites local businesses and non-profits to book. Spots are limited, don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the highly anticipated 2024-25 Visitor’s Guide.

FEATURES
  • Professional photography and design with engaging, fresh content

  • Tips on what to see & do, as well as where to eat, shop, and stay

  • Insider scoops on local favourites and top activities

  • Annual festivals & events rundown

  • A handy, seasonal harvest chart

  • Centrefold map featuring parks, facilities, hiking spots, and more

  • Complete accommodations and restaurant directories

  • Trip planning essentials: highway routes, border crossing info, ferry schedules

DISTRIBUTION DETAILS

Building on the buzz of 2023, we are taking it up a notch in 2024:

  • Print run boost: from 18,000 to 20,000+

  • 150+ businesses and key spots from Yahk to Kootenay Lake East Shore

  • Racking on Kootenay Lake Ferry and at Kootenay Rockies International Airport, Cranbrook

  • Reaching travelers on Highway 3 from Cranbrook to Lethbridge with ABC Brochures

  • Shipping to 40+ Visitor Centres across BC!

AD RATES & SIZES
(width x height)

Magazine Size: 6” x 10.75”

For full page ads, add a .125” bleed

  • Back Cover (6” x 10.75”): $1550

  • Inside Covers (6” x 10.75”): $1325

  • Full page (6” x 10.75”): $1165

  • Half page (5.25” x 4.8125”): $635

  • Quarter page (5.25” x 2.25”): $380

Ad spaces are limited.
Book early to avoid disappointment!

10% a month late fee will be charged to invoices not paid by payment deadline. GST will apply to above pricing.

Full Page Ad​
1/2 Page Ad​
1/2 Page Ad​

AD OPTIONS & REQUIREMENTS

OPTION 1 – You Supply Ad:

  • Submit a high-resolution (300 dpi ) file saved as pdf, tiff or jpeg format. Word documents are not accepted.

  • Ensure correct sizing and resolution (full page ads require .125” bleed).

  • We double check ad specs; if no issues ad is incorporated into guide.

OPTION 2 – We Design Ad For You At No Additional Charge. You must supply:​

  • Provide your business logo in a vector format (EPS, PDF, SVG).

  • Share your business info (services, hours, location, website, contact info, etc.) and a short tagline or call to action (eg. Book Your Room Today!).

  • You can submit high-resolution photo (300 dpi in pdf, tiff, or jpeg format).

  • We draft ad for your review, do one free round of changes and then finalize your ad for print.

** Only one round of changes will be made free of charge, please prepare all appropriate information for the designer beforehand.

Ad Booking & Dealine
  • Ad Booking Deadline: February 1, 2024

  • Ad Submission and Material Deadline: Feb 7, 2024

  • Ad Payment Deadline: March 7, 2024

  • Guides Printed: March 15 - 21, 2024

  • Guides Distributed: April 2024 to March 2025

How to Book an Ad
  1. Choose your ad size and book it here.

  2. We’ll reach out for your ad design info or submission.

  3. Receive and pay your invoice by Cheque or Electronic Money Transfer before the deadline.

  4. Review the PDF proof of your ad before the guide goes to print.

QUESTIONS? CONTACT US!

Have a question about booking your ad? Get in touch!

 

Ad Sales & Booking – Jesse Willicome, jesse@explorecrestonvalley.com

Ad Submission or Design – Vanessa Croome, vanessa@clarismedia.com

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