Advertise with Us
Your business, nonprofit organization, or community event can help to support the Cultural Office by becoming an advertising partner. Our advertising program is open to everyone but is specifically targeted toward arts & cultural organizations, community-focused event presenters across sectors, and other enterprises that serve the creative sector or tourism industry in the Pikes Peak region. We have several advertising options to choose from. Click here for our advertising rate sheet or see below.
PeakRadar.com Display Advertising
Display advertising on PeakRadar.com is a great way to get your message out to thousands of visitors who regularly use our community’s premier calendar of events.
- We have four rectangular display ad spaces on the right side of our website that are available for purchase at the cost of $150/week. All right column display ads are 300×150 pixels at 72 dpi; JPEG, GIF, Animated-GIF and PNG files accepted. We can design your ad, if needed, for an additional $50.
- We also have category banner ads that run at the top of each event category on the website, and are available at the cost of $450/month, or the discounted price of $5,000/year. All banner ads are 600×100 pixels at 72 dpi; JPEG, GIF, Animated-GIF and PNG files accepted. We can design your ad, if needed, for an additional $50.
In both cases, the ads may link directly to your own website, or to a listing on PeakRadar.com. Additional discounts may be available for longer term advertising contracts. We also have the ability to sell and install a special “widget” that will enable PeakRadar.com to be embedded within your organization’s website. For more information, including recent PeakRadar.com user metrics, please click here to contact Angela Seals.
Weekly Peak Radar Picks E-Blast Advertising
Every Wednesday, the Cultural Office sends out our Peak Radar Picks email, which highlights about 8-10 cultural events and activities taking place regionally during the coming week. This weekly e-blast is sent to over 14,000 in-boxes here in Pikes Peak region and across the country.
- We have space for two rectangular e-blast ads that present at the top of our weekly email and are available for purchase at the cost of $150/week.All e-blast ads are 300×150 pixels at 72 dpi; JPEG, GIF, Animated-GIF and PNG files accepted. We can design your ad, if needed, for an additional $50.
- Local presenting organizations are invited to offer complimentary tickets as a way to promote their upcoming events. Typically, there are no more than two ticket giveaways per week. There is no cost to participate in the ticket give away program, and COPPeR provides the administration.
For more information about e-blast advertising, please click here to contact Angela. For more information about ticket giveaways, please click here to contact Brittney McDonald-Lantzer.
Peak Radar Pages Display Advertising
Every summer, the Cultural Office produces an update to the Peak Radar Pages, a hard-copy publication that lists contact information for almost 400 creative organizations and groups throughout the Pikes Peak region. For the 2015-2016 edition, we produced 7,000 copies distributed by the Colorado Springs Business Journal and available at no cost from the COPPeR offices and locations across El Paso and Teller Counties. Full color display ads are available in a variety of sizes. For advertising pricing and additional information for the 2016-2017 edition, please click here to contact Angela.
In addition to the Pages, the Cultural Office also produces other Peak Radar Guides each year, including the Guide to Free Outdoor Summer Concerts and the Guide to Art Galleries in the Pikes Peak region. Ad space is available, but limited, in each. To learn more, please click here to contact Angela.
Other Advertising/Sponsorship Opportunities
In addition to advertising revenue, the Cultural Office depends on the generosity of individuals and businesses from our community to help sponsor specific initiatives, like our annual Business & Arts Lunch, rotating art exhibitions in our office space, and the periodic Arts & Economic Prosperity studies that we conduct. Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of investment levels, and can be easliy customized to suit your particular needs and/or resources. To learn more about these special sponsorship opportunities, please email andy@CulturalOffice.org.