An opportunity not to be missed

3 December 2013

A golden opportunity to generate sales enquiries
Can you afford not to promote in this issue?

Following the success of the 2013 yearbook, a brand new edition will be published for 2014.

Written and designed with potential new recruits to the alpaca industry in mind, 6000 copies of the guide will be given to visitors at shows and events throughout the year both in the UK and selected outlets in Europe, plus a copy will be mailed to every BAS member.

Packed with 'everything you could want to know about getting started with alpacas', the glossy, full-colour A4 publication provides BAS members with an unrivalled opportunity to reach prospective keepers and new owners who want to invest in their herd.

There are number of great advertising opportunities in this premium, high-quality publication.

What will be in the Alpaca Yearbook?
What are alpacas and why are they so popular?
FAQs about alpacas

Keeping your alpacas happy and healthy
Field shelters

Making the money stack up
Buying, selling and owning alpacas
Maximising your return
Purchasing the perfect alpaca

Mills across the country
Making the most of your yarn
Processing - spinning and weaving
Who's doing what with fibre

Handling, show preparation and training
Alpaca judging: Art or science?
The BAS National

About the BAS
Pedigree registration explained
World industry overview
Education - BAS and other courses and educational programmes
Events - in the UK and further afield.

Advertising orders will be taken on a 'first-come-first-served' basis.
Display advertising rates
Inside front cover          £825
Outside back cover      £875
Full page                        £550
Double page spread   £1000
Half page                       £290
Quarter page                 £160

Alpaca Services and Training Courses
There is also a section of the Alpaca Yearbook  especially for suppliers to the industry:
Quarter page       £160
Eighth page         £85

All rates are subject to VAT at the standard rate.
Booking and copy deadline 10 January 2014

Technical specification
Full page: trim size: 210mm x 297mm • bleed: 216mm x 303mm
Half page vertical: 90mm x 273mm
Half page horizontal: 186mm x 132mm
Quarter page: 90mm x 132mm
Eighth page: 90mm x 65mm

Our preferred file format for advertisement submissions is a Hi Res pdf file.
If you cannot send us a pdf, please send the advert as a 300dpi 100% TIFF, JPEG, PSD, EPS or AI file. We cannot accept files created in Microsoft Publisher format.
All artwork should be submitted electronically.
Please ensure that all fonts are correctly embedded in the file.
Full page adverts must have a minimum 3mm bleed.

To advertise contact: Melanie Richards
Tel: 01795 542409 • Email:


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