Blue Ridge Mountains Regional Visitor Guide

For more information, or to request a copy of
the Blue Ridge Mountains Regional Visitor Guide,
visit the Blue Ridge Mountain Host website.


Asheville/Buncombe County, Black Mountain,
Brevard/Transylvania County, Burke County, Henderson County,
Hickory Nut Gorge, Madison County, McDowell County,
Polk County, Rutherford County, Yancey County

This regional visitors guide is published annually by Blue Ridge Mountain Host
of North Carolina, a membership organization representing nine mountain counties
in West Central North Carolina. Information contained in this publication is deemed
to be accurate at time of publishing. Please be aware that schedules, prices and other information
may change seasonally. We recommend that you call ahead before making travel plans.

Correspondence regarding the publication of this guide should be sent to:

Blue Ridge Mountain Host

C/O Granite Communications, Inc.

223 Avery Avenue

Morganton, N.C. 28655

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Advertising Information for the Blue Ridge Mountain Host 2000 edition

Advertising Rates and Information
 Inside Front Cover - Full Page* trim to 5 1/2 x 8 3/8"  $ 1,660
 Full Page * trim to 5 1/2 x 8 3/8"  1,445
 Half Page - Vertical* 2 1/4 x 7 5/8"  800
 Half Page - Horizontal* 4 x 5 1/8"  800
 1/4 Page Formatted 2 1/4 x 3 7/8"  420
 1/8 Page Formatted 2 1/4 x 1 7/8"  265

$132.50 (half the price of an 1/8 page ad) credit to any new
Blue Ridge Mountain Host Member.
This credit is good towards the price of any size ad.

For membership information, see membership brochure or call Elly Wells at 828-285-9907

*Ads may be submited in film separations or digital formats. All ads submitted in film or digital formats must be accompanied by a color proof. Film ads must conform to a 150 lpi screen, with process separations. Digital formatted ads are acceptable on CD, Zip, Jaz (1G), or floppy, MacIntosh format. QuarkExpress, Adobe Illustrator, Generic EPS, or Adobe Photoshop files only please. All images must be in CMYK mode, and at 150 lpi or greater resolution. Please call with any questions regarding file set-up or specifications.

1/4 page ads are formatted ads, design costs included.
Submit one color slide, your camera ready logo, and 40 words of copy.
A black & white proof will be submitted for approval.

1/8 page ads are formatted ads, design costs included.
Submit your camera ready logo and 20 words of copy.
Include a color sample of your logo for printing.

Circulation: 100,000 copies distributed to inquiries from Co-op ad
campaign, Regional and State visitor Centers, and other locations.

Publication Date: February 1, 2000

Advertising Contract Deadline: October 4, 1999

Materials Deadline: December 6, 1999

Co-op ad campaign may include publications such as: Southern Living, Carolina Country, Our State, Mountain Host Co-ops, Granite Communications' Spring & Autumn NC Travel Guides (Final selection to be made by Marketing Committee.)

For more information regarding this publication, contact
Granite Communications at 800-285-2725 or 828-433-0290.

Payment: Visa or MasterCard accepted. All advertisers will be invoiced upon receipt of signed contract. All payments due by February 1, 2000. Checks payable to Granite Communications, Inc. 223 Avery Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655. 800-285-2725

To speak with Elly Wells regarding Membership
in the Blue Ridge Mountain Host,
please call 828-285-9907, or email Elly.