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About Benefits Quarterly

Benefits Quarterly is published four times a year by the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists. It addresses the leading issues and trends in an insightful, readable format. The articles are comprehensive and provide a thorough analysis of the subject matter. Each issue features a legal update, article abstracts from recent benefit publications and reviews of current literature. In addition, executive summaries help readers select the articles they need immediately.

Who Reads Benefits Quarterly?

Benefits Quarterly is distributed to more than 13,000 individuals representing both plan sponsors and providers from the health, retirement and other areas of employee benefits. The readership consists of the following components:

  • CEBS Graduates and Registrants—This group numbers approximately 6,500 and includes a mix of plan sponsors and providers. Included in this segment are middle, upper and senior managers, directors and executives.

  • Members of the Corporate Sector of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans—This group numbers 7,000 and is comprised of mid to upper level benefit, compensation and human resource professionals. Also, there are CFOs and CEOs of smaller businesses

  • General Subscribers—The balance of the readership consists of a mix of plan sponsors and providers as well as public and professional libraries.


Readership Breakdown:

50% of the readership are candidates and graduates of the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist program.


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Editorial Calendar
Issue Date Topic
1st Qtr 2017Mental Health
​2nd Qtr 2017
​Pharmacy Challenges
​3rd Qtr 2017Public Policy Implications for Health Care and Retirement
​4th Qtr 2017Behaviroal Changes for Chronic Disease Management
​1st Qtr 2018
Retirement Strategies

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Four Color Options​​1x List Price​2x (15% Discount)​3x (20% Discount)​4x (25% Discount)
Back cover (Bleed)$5,000​​$4,250​$4,000​$3,750
​Inside Front Cover (Bleed)​$4,175​$3,549​$3,340​$3,131
​Inside Back Cover (Bleed)​$4,175​$3,549​$3,340​$3,131
​Full Page (Bleed or Nonbleed)​$2,300​$1,955​$1,840​$1,725
​Half Page​$1,150​$978​$920​$863
​Black and White Options (inside pages only)
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​Half Page​$825​$701​$660​$619

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​Back Cover (Bleed) (Live)​8.5"​8"
​Full Page (Bleed) (Cover or Inside Page) (Live)​7.5"​10"
​Full Page (Nonbleed)​7.5"​10"
​Half Page​6.833"​4.75"


Insertion Order and Materials Deadlines
 Issue Date  Insertion Order Deadline  Materials Deadline
​1st Qtr/January 2017​October 10, 2016​November 7, 2016
​2nd Qtr/April 2017January 9, 2017​​February 13, 2017
​3rd Qtr/July 2017
​April 10, 2017​May 15, 2017
​4th Qtr/October 2017July 10, 2017​​August 14, 2017
​1st Qtr/January 2018​October 9, 2017​November 6, 2017
​2nd Qtr/April 2018​January 8, 2018​February 12, 2018
​3rd Qtr/July 2018​April 9, 2018​May 14, 2018
​4th Qtr/October 2018​July 9, 2018​August 13, 2018


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Sponsorship opportunities are available for select issues of Benefits Quarterly. To learn more, please call Sandra Becker, CEBS at (262) 373-7670.