PROGRAM BOOK INFORMATION ADVERTISING RATES – DEADLINE: The Houston Minority Supplier Development Council will have a four-color virtual program book with the final finished page size of 8.5″ (W) x 11″(H). Advertising rates are based on camera-ready artwork. If for any reason HMSDC has to create or resize an ad, additional charges will apply. HMSDC also reserves the right not to print the ad if it is not received in time and sized appropriately. Ads will not be printed in the place of program pages. HMSDC is not responsible for errors in advertisements or the quality of photos submitted after the artwork deadline of


Unit Size

Art Dimension


Full Page Bleed 8.5” x 11” 8.75” x 11.125” $450.00
Full Page No Bleed 8.5” x 11” 7.5” x 10” $425.00
Half Page Horizontal Bleed 8.5” x 5.5” 8.75” x 5.75” $350.00
Half Page Horizontal No Bleed 8.5” x 5.5” 7.5” x 4.75” $325.00
Qtr Page Vertical ONLY 5” x 4” 5” x 4” $225.00
*Note: Half page ads are horizontal only. Qtr, page ads are vertical only.

Upgrade Rates


Upgrade from a Qtr Page to a Half Page $75.00
Upgrade from a Qtr Page to a Full Page $175.00
Upgrade from a Half Page to a Full Page $100.00


Required Digital Format. All artwork must be high-resolution graphic files submitted in one of the following formats: eps, InDesign, pdf or tiff. All ads must be sized and formatted correctly to be considered camera-ready artwork. Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint files, scanned business cards or flyers are UNACCEPTABLE for ad placement (PDF’s created in these programs are not supported.)

PROGRAM PAGES. All general and government exhibitors will receive a program page in the EXPO Program. A program page describes the company/organization, outline who will be working the booth (name, time, commodity/service in which they procure) and details regarding what the company procure. A company CANNOT submit an advertisement in the place of a program page. To see a sample of a program page, click here. This information may be submitted in Microsoft Word. If submitted in Word, please send a separate high-resolution electronic copy of your logo. DO NOT EMBED THE LOGO IN THE WORD DOCUMENT.


1. EMAIL: Zip and email the artwork and program page to ONLY if under 10MB. If larger than 10MB, save the artwork on a CD, DVD or USB and ship to address below.

2. MAIL Save files on a CD, DVD or USB drive along with the contact person for the artwork. Ingrid Robinson, Houston Minority Supplier Development Council c/o EXPO, Three Riverway, Suite 555 Houston, TX 77056 Please address all questions to Sabeeta Singh at (713) 271-7805.