Do you have a product or service that caters to visual or media artists? If so, consider advertising in DISPATCH, CARFAC Ontario's quarterly newsletter. DISPATCH is a business and artistic resource for our members, and our readers pay close attention to featured advertisements. It is distributed to over 900 practicing visual artist members, organizations and institutions throughout Ontario, both in print and electronically.

Advertisement Sizes

Full page: 7.3" (W) by 10" (H)
Half page (horizontal): 7.3" (W) by 4.8" (H)
Half page (vertical): 3.5" (W) by 10" (H)
Quarter page: 3.5" (W) by 4.8" (H)

Save by booking two, three or four ads. Simply choose the ad sizes, the number of ads you wish to purchase, and the issue(s) in which you would like them to appear. You can book multiple ads for one issue, or one ad in each of the four issues of DISPATCH.


For rates please take a look at our 2016 Advertising Catalogue

Artwork Specifications

Artwork should be camera ready. Acceptable file formats are high resolution PDF, JPG and TIFF formats. No Pantones, no duotones and no RGB (all images must be converted to CYMK). File image resolution 300 dpi at 100% size. Note that DISPATCH is published digitally in colour AND in print in black and white, so while your advertisement needs to be submitted in colour, it must be also be legible in black and white.


Issue 1: March 2017 - February 24
Issue 2: June 2017 - May 30
Issue 3: September 2017 - August 15
Issue 4: December 2017- November 15

Membership Demographics

67% Female
33% Male

50% University Degree
20% Post Graduate Education

15% age 41-50
31% age 51-60
42% age 61+
9% age 21-40

Circulation Distribution
31% Eastern Ontario (includes Ottawa)
45% Greater Toronto and area
15% Central Ontario
9% Southern Ontario
8% Northern Ontario

Member Loyalty

12% have been members for less than 1 year
33% have been members for 1-3 years
16% have been members for 4-5 years
14% have been members for 6-9 years
14% have been members for 10-19 years
10% have been members for 20 plus years

To place an ad, contact us.
To receive quarterly issues of DISPATCH, become a member.

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