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May 5, 2009 |

Advertising in IRJ

IRJ: Worldwide readership with guaranteed circulation

International Railway Journal is the global monthly magazine for rail industry professionals. Covering all aspects of the world's railways, more than 95% of IRJ's readership of rail professionals actively requests it every year: with our impartial coverage, expert editorial team, and high-value readership, no other magazine comes close.

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Promotional Opportunities

Display advertising
A popular and highly-effective way to promote brand awareness, new products and generate new sales leads.

A cost-effective way to promote your products and services in IRJ. Each 1/8th unit contains a picture, descriptive text, your website and email address. Join the other advertisers on this eye-catching page.

Online advertising
The new IRJ website offers an excellent platform to drive new clients to your website. Choose from a range of positions and sizes to suit your needs. IRJ also offers a comprehensive links service to advertisers through the Online Directory page of the print and online edtions. There is also an opportunity to promote your iPhone, iPad and Android apps through our App directory. Ask your local salesperson for details.

Tenders and expressions of interest 
Advertise your tenders and expressions of interest in IRJ to reach the best companies to complete your project. Our attractive advertising packages allow you to combine our printed issue with the online and web editions. 

Sponsored articles
An increasingly-popular method of promoting products and services is via our "sponsored article" service. IRJ produces an article to your specification on your chosen topic. Sponsored articles have already been produced for Kapsch, Pandrol, MAV Trakcio, and OTN to name a few.

Corporate supplements
IRJ has produced many high-quality, high-impact corporate supplements. Take advantage of our expertise and let our highly-skilled editors and production staff undertake the work to produce a superior document for your promotional needs. Previous customers include the railway associations in Switzerland, France and Britain.

Worldwide Recruitment
Want more job applicants? Advertise in IRJ and reach the top rail executives around the world. Take advantage of our attractive advertising packages available which combine our print issue with the online and web versions of IRJ.

Loose and bound-in inserts
Do you have promotional material our readers would be interested in? IRJ can accommodate both loose and bound-in inserts. Loose inserts can be allocated by job function or country.

Online edition
IRJ's online edition is fully interactive, combining the feel of a print magazine with the interactivity of the internet. It can be quickly searched and archived for later use and has enhanced editorial and advertising content that promote greater reader interactivity and generate more benefits to the advertiser.

Online edition opportunities:

  • Sponsorship - Sponsor an issue of IRJ online. You will be the first advertiser to be seen in that issue.
  • Video - Show your products in action.
  • Audio - Let our readers hear your products.
  • Belly-bands - An interactive belly-band takes the reader straight to your advertisement and it never gets lost.
  • Inserts - Enhance your display advertisement with a product brochure (size limitations apply).
  • Plus - Please contact your local sales office for more ideas on how to promote your products online.

Customised reprints
We can supply high-resolution PDF files of articles from IRJ enabling you to reprint the article as many times as you wish for a single charge. We can include your company's advertisement or logo and additional copy.

Additional opportunities
For tailor-made packages including our online edition please contact our sales office. 

Further information: 

Contact our advertising sales team

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Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

President & Chairman: A J McGinnis Jr.
Publisher, Rail Group and Publisher of IRJ:
Jonathan Chalon
Executive Editor: Luther S Miller

55 Broad Street, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10004, USA

Tel: +1 212 620 7200
Fax: +1 212 633 1165

Circulation Director

Maureen Cooney

Tel: +1 212 620 7241
e-mail: Maureen Cooney

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