Advertising & Marketing Opportunities

Island Map & Directory

End of January/early February: Ad & listing sales begin via email and snail mail. Ad spaces are available first-come, first-served, one per member.
March 3: Ad/listing contracts & payment due
March: layout & proofing
April: 175,000 maps printed mid-April
Contact: Michelle Warner 310-510-7653 or

Consumer Email Blast

Sales open in Member Portal 2 x’s/year: April (Q3/Q4) & November (Q1/Q2), current database of 133,000
Shared Blast: Mailed at beginning of each month, 4 feature ads, 2 coupon ads. Chosen by lottery, maximum 6 feature ad spots per year/business.
Stand-Alone Blast: Mailed around the 15th of each month, 1 feature ad only. Chosen by lottery, maximum 2 feature ad spots per year/business. Refer to participant schedule for ad/coupon due dates. Reminder email sent 2 wks before ads due.
Contact: Lynn Stevenson;

Annual Events & Programs

Taste Around: 1st Thursday after Memorial Day Sign ups begin late March/early April, due May 15.
Shop Catalina: 1st Saturday in December Sign ups begin mid to late Oct, due Nov 19.
Lodging Open House: date TBD Additional events & programs TBD
Contact: Janet DeMyer 310-510-7635 or

Group Marketing Co-op

Co-Op Program (May 2020-April 2021) buy-in. For more information, cost, program/buy-in information, Contact: Cathy Miller 310-510-7649 or

Membership & Mixers

May/June: membership renewals mailed to all members, due 7/1 (fiscal year July 2020 –June 2021).
Mixers: 3rd Thursday/each month, open to all
Membership Contact: Carmen Chavez, 310-510-1520 or
Mixer Contact: Janet DeMyer, 310-510-7635 or

Official Visitors Guide

July/August: Ad & listing sales begin via email/mail Ad spaces are available first-come, first-served
Mid August: Early Bird deadline for display ads
Early September: Deadline for ALL ads/listings/art
October: layout & staff proofing/revisions
November: member proofing, usually 1-2 weeks
December: staff proofing, print proof
January: 75,000 guides printed mid-late Dec
Contact: Michelle Warner 310-510-7653 or

Website Banner Ads

Month to month buy, special event banners Leaderboard: 728 x 90, Rectangle: 586 x 349
Contact: Lynn Stevenson;

Travel Trade Show Program

Fiscal year program, July-June Co-op buy-in, various $ per show/day Show sign ups in Fall, open to all members
Contact: Michelle Warner 310-510-7653 or

Thursday Update

Emailed to all members every Thursday am; free for members to include a flyer/press release due by noon on Wednesday. Member Portal upload preferred. Send info/updates/inquiries to:

View Important 2020 Advertising, Content & Publication Dates