Find out more about advertising in the quarterly Michigan Construction Industry magazine Michigan Merit.

Contact Information

Strategic Value Media (SVM) is ABC of Michigan's ad sales partner for Michigan Merit. Advertising in Michigan Merit is a value-packed strategy for targeting your marketing campaign to the decision-makers in Michigan's construction industry.  

For more information,
contact SVM at [email protected] to showcase your company to our state leadership and Merit Shop companies in Michigan. You may also contact Breanna George at ABC of Michigan via phone (517) 853-2545 or email ([email protected]).

We appreciate your support of ABC of Michigan and the Merit Shop in Michigan by advertising in Michigan Merit.


Your ad, in this one publication, will reach all the 1050 ABC of Michigan member companies, plus key nonmembers, decision-makers and policy makers throughout the state; a total readership of over 3500!


The publication's readership contains the decision-makers in the construction industry in Michigan, suppliers to the industry, our state legislators and those in key state and local government positions.

Construction companies and their employees use the products and services marketed through the ABC publication because they support the companies that support the merit shop construction industry. Advertising in Michigan Merit takes your business's information directly to key Merit Shop contractors all over Michigan.

Ad Specs

Ads are to be supplied properly sized and ready to place. Any adjustments, resizing or reformatting necessary for placement will be subject to additional charges. Ads MUST be supplied in a digital format and can be submitted on CD or e-mail. Please label each disk with its contents including platform (Mac or Windows), file type, file name and colors used. Ads must be accompanied by a hardcopy of art or PDF.

Michigan Merit is offset printed on 80# gloss stock in a four color process. No PMS color accepted (PMS will be converted to four color process). Color ads must be sent in process color: cyan, magenta, yellow and black (CMYK). Trim size for Michigan Merit is 8.5 x 11 inches. Bleeds must extend at least 1/8 of an inch from page. Live copy should be kept 1/2" from trim. All ads are to be bordered with a .5 thick black rule. Magazine is saddle stitched.

Preferred file formats (All files are subject to review):
  • Mac or Windows
  • High-resolution PDF files with fonts embedded and raster images at 300 dpi (low-resolution artwork will be refused).
  • Adobe Illustrator eps with fonts converted to outlines and raster images at 300 dpi.
  • Adobe PhotoShop tiff or eps (300 dpi)
  • Adobe Indesign or Pagemaker
  • Quark and Quark Xpress
  • Include ALL fonts and images or photos.


Please contact SVM at [email protected] for the best pricing!

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