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FES Journal Advertising

By advertising in the FES Journal, you will reach over 3,000 professional engineers, the countries largest engineering firms, and an estimated 20,000 monthly pass-along readers, including public works directors, city and county engineers and other key government decision makers. 

  • Annual Directory is a special issue that acts as a comprehensive reference tool for our members. This 137-page guide lists Charter and Bylaws, Board of Directors, FES organizational structure, NSPE Code of Ethics, Practice Sections Divisions, directories of members listed by chapter and individual, continuing education information and more. This invaluable tool may be used by our members all year long.
  • Contractors/Suppliers - Advertisers offer piping service, equipment, maintenance and repair services, paving products, electrical equipment, etc.
  • Professional Services Guide - Advertisers offer professional services, including or closely related to engineering, architecture, surveying, laboratory, research, planning, photogrammetry, etc.
  • Professional Index - Matrix listing ensures that your firm will be easier to find by area of practice
  • Online Advertising - Special advertising opportunity available with any contract. Get listed on the FES web page with a "hotlink" to your company's web site for only $500 additional for the entire year.

Download the FES Journal Media Kit.

Mechanical Requirements 

Trim Size: 8-3/8" x 10-7/8"
Bleed Size: 8-5/8 x 11-1/8" 
Digital Files: Preferred formats are InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, or PhotoShop, provided all fonts are embedded, all color is converted to CMYK or high-res PDF. Images files must be 300 DPI.

Display Advertising

Email a display ad to Kathy Roland.

Black/White Display Advertising Rates

Annual Directory**
Back Cover
Inside Front Cover
Inside Back Cover
Full Page
1/2 Page
1/3 Page
1/4 Page
1/6 Page

*Color included for 7x and 12x for Back Cover, Inside Front Cover, or Inside Back Cover 
**The Annual Directory is the same as the December issue, not included with non-member subscription.   
Preprinted material, 1/2 oz. maximum, stitch-bound. Prices on request

Frequency Rates: Contracts are for 1, 3, 7 or 12 insertions per year, or 24 in 2 years (1/4 page or larger). Frequency discounts (when applicable) supersede special Annual Directory rates.

Color Rates: Four color process, $150 a page, except for Annual Directory Ads. Cyan, Magenta, or Yellow, $360/color. Spot color counts as four-color process.

Billing: Payments are due within 30 days of publication. Late payments are subject to a 1-1/2% finance charge per month. 15% Agency Fee.

Advertising Sizes

Width x Height (inches)
Full Page - Bleed 8.75" x 9.11.25"
Full Page
7.5" x 10"
1/2 Page Horizontal  
7.5" x 5"
 1/2 Vertical (Stand)  3.7" x 10"
1/3 Page Vertical 
2.3" x 10" 
 1/3 Page Square 4.875" x 4.5"
1/4 Page Vertical
3.75" x 4.875"
1/6 Page Horizontal
4.875" x 2"
1/6 Page Vertical 2.3" x 3.5"

Ad Preparation: Design, typesetting, color separations, layout are provided at cost +18%


  • Space Reservations: The 1st of month prior to month published (FES Directory reservations due October 17)
  • Digital Artwork: The 10th of month prior to month published – 300 DPI, EPS or PDF (FES Directory artwork due October 24)

Classified Ad

Text Rates: $80 for the first twenty (20) words and $2.50 for each additional word. Includes website listing from date of contract to end run date of magazine. Add logo for additional $50. CLASSIFIED DISPLAY RATES see display rates above. Email a classified ad to Kathy Roland.

Business Card  12 Months Professional Services Guide

   Sizes  Color  B/W
 Single  2.3" x 1.3"  $530  $455
 Double  2.3" x 2.5  $850  $775
 Triple  2.3" x 3.5" -or- 7.5" x 1.25"  $1,120  $1,045
 Quad  2.3" x 5" -or- 4.8" x 2.5"  $1,600  $1,525
 $180 for Dot Matrix - lists areas of specialty

Note: Professional Directory amounts are for 12 continuous months (no refunds available for broken contracts)

Online Advertising

The FES website offers your company's logo with hyperlink to your website for only $500 for an entire year. 

2018 FES Journal Editorial Calendar

 January Volume 71, Number 5
 February Volume 71, Number 6
 Automated Vehicles
 March Volume 71, Number 7
 April Volume 71, Number 8
 May Volume 71, Number 9
 June Volume 71, Number 10
 July Volume 71, Number 11
 August Volume 71, Number 12
 FES Annual Report
 September Volume 72, Number 1
 Evolving Technology in 21st Century Higher Education
 October Volume 72, Number 2
 November Volume 72, Number 3
 FES Student Chapters Take Over
 December Volume 72, Number 4
 Annual Directory (Members Only)

All issues contain messages from the FES President, Professional Services Guide and Matrix, Calendar of Events, FES Seminars, and Display and Classified Advertising.