Advertising Opportunities

Advertising opportunities for SUMA's various publications.

SUMA has several avenues available to advertisers to offer their services, goods or events. Note that all ads must be relevant to our membership, and SUMA reserves the right to refuse any ad, for any reason.

Urban Voice (quarterly 8.5x11" full colour magazine): Details on advertising are available in our media kit.

Urban Update (biweekly email newsletter): Three ad categories. Limited number of ads available per issue. 

  • Commercial Sales and Services - 150 words max.; limit of one image, 200x200 pixels, gif or jpg format; may include one link to email address and one link to advertiser website. $350 plus tax per insertion.
  • Commercial Events - 75 words (not including title, date & location); no graphics; may include one link to email address and one link to advertiser website. $150 plus tax per insertion.
  • SUMA or SUMA Partner/Member Events - 75 words (not including title, date & location); no graphics; may include one link to email address and one link to advertiser website. Free at SUMA discretion. Please contact Communications.


Classified Ads: No restriction on number of ads posted at any one time. May fall into one of two categories: Positions Available or For Sale. Cost covers website classified posting for month-long increments, and are non-refundable once posted, although they may be taken down prior to the end date by advertiser request. More details are available on the submission page.

Specs: 250 words max.; no graphics; may include one link to email address and one link to advertiser website; $150 per month plus tax for SUMA members, and $300 per month for non-members.

Professional Services Directory: This area is offered to providers of services for municipalities, such as engineers, strategic planners, accountants, consultants, etc. Subscription to the directory is $120 (plus tax) each year, beginning in June. If joining the directory outside the regular June renewal time, the cost will be pro‐rated. If the company serves more than one of our categories, each additional ad is $30 plus tax. More details are available in the insertion order.

Commercial Advertising Emails to SUMA membership are not offered.

Access to Membership Mailing Labels are not offered. This information may be gathered manually from the Municipal Directory website.