SQA Media Kit

Advertising Opportunities

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Quality Matters Electronic Newsletter

Use this publication to market your organization with a profile ad, publicize educational events or products, announce job openings in your company, or advertise your consulting or training services to over 2,300 QA professionals! Ads are included in the email newsletter and on the newsletter page of the website. 

2019 Advertising Rates (per issue)

Full Width Banner Ad

Half Width Banner Ad


Artwork & Payment Due Dates

Volume 34.1 (Jan) - 19 January
Volume 34.2 (Mar) - 16 March
Volume 34.3 (May) - 18 May
Volume 34.4 (July) - 13 July
Volume 34.5 (Sept) - 14  September
Volume 34.5 (Nov) - 9November

Placing a Newsletter Ad

Please provide the ad as a GIF, JPEG or PNG at 100 DPI.
Attach the ad as a separate file in e-mail to erin.irtenkauf@sqa.org.
Please indicate the website to which the image should be linked and the publication month(s) you prefer.

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Submission Requirements

All ads must conform exactly to the dimensions listed with the rates. The publisher and printer will make every effort to correct ads deemed inaccurate (additional fee will be incurred). However, publisher is not liable for advertisements printed from faulty ad materials. 

The following must be submitted by the relevant submission deadline listed for each publication:

  • Ad in electronic format (PC or Macintosh), created according to ad guidelines, via e-mail sent to Katelyn Wagner (katelyn.wagner@sqa.org)
  • Conformity to dimensions specified for each ad type.
  • All fonts and images used in creation of ad, even if they are embedded in final ad files
  • Conformity to all other specifications indicated for each ad type. 

Fee Payment

All advertising rates are NET.  There is no discount for advertising agencies.  SQA Corporate Supporters receive a 25% discount off the published rates.  No volume discounts are available.

Individual Consultant Members of SQA receive a 25% discount off the published rates.  To qualify, an advertiser must be a solo QA consultant who is an SQA member with paid dues for the current membership year.

Remittance must be made in US Dollars (US$). If you are with an advertising agency, payment in advance by Visa, Master Card or American Express is preferred - please include card information in your IO.  Otherwise, the fee will be invoiced.  If invoiced, payment is due within 30 days of ad publication/posting.  SQA reserves the right at any time to request payment by credit card in advance of ad publication.  A $25.00 surcharge may be assessed to cover any collection fees.

Associations affiliated with SQA by MOU and officially recognized SQA Liaison Organizations may request reciprocal advertising on a case-by-case basis.  Only non-profit organizations are eligible for this status.  For-profit organizations and trade show organizers need not apply.