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Sponsor and Advertising Opportunities

The Aquarium of the Pacific has created a limited number of advertising opportunities for like-minded business to advertise to our 1.5 million guests and 100,000 members

Aquarium Website | aquariumofpacific.org

The Aquarium of the Pacific’s website receives more than one million unique visitors per year with a high average visit time of more than three minutes. The highest visited page is the Prices and Hours page, which sees 500,000 unique visitors per year. Only two banner ads will run on this page at any time.

Reservation Deadlines: One month prior to the chosen month.

Monthly cost for a full color banner on the Price & Hours page:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec: $1500 | 200x130 pixels WxH
May, June, July, August: $2000 | 200x130 pixels WxH

We accept JPG, GIF or PNG files. All ads are subject to Aquarium approval and all pages on click-through site must have family appropriate content.

Aquarium Onsite Signage | stanchion sign

The Aquarium of the Pacific is visited by 1.5 million people each year. Guests must exit and enter through the Great Hall. The Aquarium will make available one 22x28 WxH inch stanchion sign in a prominent location our Great Hall at any one time for advertisers.

Reservation Deadline: One month prior to the chosen month.

Monthly cost for a Great Hall stanchion sign
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec $1500 | 22x28 inches WxH
May, June, July, August $2000 | 22x28 inches WxH

Camera-ready art in press-ready PDF. All ads are subject to Aquarium approval.

Pacific Currents | member magazine

A full-color, 28-page glossy magazine, Pacific Currents, is published 3 times annually and has a circulation of 32,000 households. This magazine features a variety of feature stories on the Aquarium, the ocean, and conservation. Only one page of advertising is sold per issue.

Reservation Deadlines: Spring 2014 issue publishing May 1: March 15, 2014; Fall 2014 issue publishing October 10: August 15, 2014; Winter 2015 issue publishing January 1: November 15, 2014.

One-time cost for full color ad space:
Full page $6500 | 8.25x10.625 inches WxH
½ page $3000 | 8.25x5.375 inches WxH
¼ page $2000 | 4.0625x5.125 inches WxH

Camera-ready art in press-ready PDF. All ads are subject to Aquarium approval.

Festival Sponsorships

The Aquarium features a variety of ethnic and family festivals throughout the year that attract 10,000-14,000 visitors per weekend. Sponsorship opportunities are available for festival weekends as well as any weekend throughout the year. Visit our events page for a full list of events. Festival sponsorship includes a booth and banner at the event and logo recognition and listing in the event program.

Festival sponsorship: $5,000
$10,000 lead sponsorship is available that also includes logo placement in all event advertising and the website.

Digital Flat Screens

The Aquarium has 10 digital flat screens located throughout its public areas, including the information desk and Café Scuba. The screens complete a 30 minute loop with Aquarium information and educational programming. The screens accommodate a maximum of five 30-second ads either still or video with no sound. All ads are subject to Aquarium approval.

Reservation deadline: One month prior to the chosen month

Monthly cost to run 30 second ad every 30 minutes on all screens
JAN, FEB, MAR, APRIL, SEPT, OCT, NOV, DEC $1500
MAY, JUNE, JULY , AUG $2000

Video: Quicktime H.264 with .mov extension, H.264 1920x1080p30 and 1920x1080i60
Still: PNG or JPEG files, standard RGB, typically 72 dpi, both 1280x1024 and 1366x768

Aquarium Visitor Guide and Map | free visitor handout

This 32-page, full-color souvenir Aquarium book is an educational guide with animal IDs, interesting facts, and conservation information used by our 1.5 million visitors throughout their visit and taken home as a souvenir. It also features popular embossing pages that allow users to collect embossings of various animals throughout the Aquarium. The visitor guide is printed in both Spanish and English with a total circulation of 600,000 copies. Only one page of advertising is sold per issue.

Reservation Deadline: 2014/2015 Visitor Guide publishing May 17: March 15, 2014.

One-time cost for a full-color ad space
Full page $15,000 | 5.375x8.375* inches WxH
½ page $10,000 | 4.625x3.685 inches WxH
¼ page $5,500 | 2.2x3.685 inches WxH

Camera-ready art in press-ready PDF. All ads are subject to Aquarium approval.
*Bleed: 5.625x8.625; Trim: 5.375x8.375; Live: 4.625x7.625

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please call 562-951-1676 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Additional sponsorship opportunities covering a longer period and including logo placement in general Aquarium TV commercial are also available. Demographics information is available.