Advertise with PMI California Central Coast Chapter in our monthly newsletter, by email blast, or at any of the monthly dinner and lunch meetings held throughout the chapter.    We also offer opportunities for businesses and organizations to sponsor chapter events.   

PMI California Central Coast offers four advertising options to promote your product, business, or service.

  • PMI California Central Coast Monthly Newsletter
  • Dinner and Lunch Meeting Spots
  • Email Blasts
  • Sponsorship Opportunities

PMI California Central Coast Chapter Monthly Newsletter

For advertising in our Newsletter, we offer the excellent rates of:
$120 full page
$75 half page ads
*An additional 10% discount is offered for 6 months or more of consecutive advertising

These are among the lowest rates of any PMI chapter for a wide geographic coverage -- San Luis Obispo, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Kern, and western Los Angeles Counties. 

Our newsletter is distributed via email to almost 2,000 project management and other professionals and also archived on our website. Our newsletter is published electronically and posted to the website as a PDF file.   Readers are notified by email blast that the newsletter is ready for viewing.     

Ad Dimensions

Full Page - 9.25" high x 7.5" wide 
Half Page - 4.5" high x 7.5" wide

Newsletter Advertising Deadlines

Advertising copy deadline is the fifth day of each month for that month's newsletter and payment is due upon submission.   Our Newsletter is published between the 12th and 16th of each month.   Early submission of ad copy is appreciated.   Please forward your ad copy to:  Advertising.

,   A late fee of twenty dollars will be added to any ad copy received after the fifth of the month. 

Advertising Content File Format

The preferred format for ads is JPG. Please send a high quality image in the ad size preferred --we will compress as needed for publication.

Upload Your Ad

If your ad is not ready to upload when you pay, you may email it later to Advertising.

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Dinner Meeting Sponsorship

You may also showcase your product, services, or upcoming seminar or course at one of our monthly dinner meetings. These Dinner Meetings are held the last Thursday of each month in Thousand Oaks, except July and November. Meeting attendance varies from 60 to 90+ members and prospective members of the chapter.   In addition, the chapter sponsors Dinner and Lunch meetings in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Bakersfield.   I you would like to sponsor one of these events, please contact: Programs for further information.   

The fee can include five minutes at the podium for your representative to make a presentation, dinner for your representative and a table in the social gathering area where your representative can distribute brochures, and other promotional materials to the other attendees.   As an added bonus, we will announce your companies' sponsorship of the event in the chapter newsletter.  

 

Companies which contribute raffle prizes,  such as a gift cards, software packages or other products, we have the cost of the items deducted from the sponsorship fee.   If the donated item exceeds the sponsorship fee, we will waive the fee and provide the Sponsor with a full page "Thank You" advertisement in the next issue of our newsletter.
 
Your representative will also be free to mingle with our meeting attendees during the social hour starting at 5:00 pm. 

Dinner Meeting Deadline

The deadline for a Dinner Meeting sponsorship is the second Thursday of the month you have chosen. Please sign up for whichever month you prefer by sending an email to Advertising.

. We do not hold these dinner meetings in July, November and December.  If for some reason there won't be enough time to present that month, we will contact you. Once you submit your request, it will be reviewed and you'll be contacted with the details.

Email Blasts

We will send your message to our members and prospects list of about 2000 project management professions for a fee of $200.00.   We strictly limit such emails to no more than TWO messages per month to maximize the effectiveness of the ads we distribute by this medium. This is a first come- first served process so if you would like to use it, make your request early. The same invoicing process as described above for the newsletter applies here as well. We prefer a graphic file for your message rather than sending an attachment. We will also put a link to you web site in our message headline for your graphic.

 

How to pay

 

If you're ready to advertise with PMI-California Central Coast Chapter , please notify our advertising coordinator of your option by sending an email to Advertising.

. We will then send you an invoice with complete instructions.

Checks should be made out to "PMI-4C" then mailed to:

PMI-California Central Coast Chapter
587 N. Ventu Park Road, E224
Newbury Park, CA. 91320

If you have further questions, please send an email to Advertising