Get your message heard by your customers, construction equipment dealers

AED offers a variety of advertising opportunities in both print and digital media. These options provide a great solution for expanding your exposure to your target audience. As AED is the leading association for the equipment distribution industry in North America, AED advertisers have a wide range of ways to create brand awareness, achieve powerful returns and increase their customer bases.

AED is offering new opportunities this year for your company to gain maximum exposure to North American equipment dealers! 

Participate in one or more showcases of products and services throughout the year featuring your company’s product or service description, product or service photo, company logo, and contact information.  Showcases are also posted online at and in the AED store for the next year as free downloads for anyone. 

Showcase options include: 

Standard Showcase – 150 words, product/service image 
- $0 for AED members 
- $1020 for non-members 

Enhanced Showcase – 300 words, product/service image, company logo, contact with email and highlight of listing. 
- $0 for AED members with ad placement in the issue 
- $510 for AED members without and ad placement in the issue 
- $510 for non-members with ad placement in the issue 
- $2040 for non-members without and ad placement in the issue 

2021 Showcases: 
- Jan/Feb 2021 – 2021 Summit Hospitality Suite Showcase 
- Jan/Feb 2021 – Equipment Finance Showcase 
- March 2021 – 2021 Summit CONDEX Showcase 
- April 2021 – Technology Showcase 
- June 2021 – Crushing and Screening Equipment Showcase 
- July 2021 – Attachments Showcase 
- August 2021 – Road Building Equipment Showcase 
- September 2021 – Compact Equipment Showcase 
- October 2021 – Equipment Trailer Showcase 
- Nov/Dec 2021 – 2022 Summit Showcase 


Be recognized by AED members as a Top 25 CED Ambassador! 
To qualify as a CED Ambassador, your company must be among our top 25 advertisers for the 2021 calendar year based on orders placed before the end of 2020. CED Ambassadors will be recognized in the March 2021 CED issue distributed to all subscribers and all attendees to the 2021 AED Summit and will be recognized in the AED Membership Directory distributed in May 2021 to all AED members.

Increase your brand awareness by advertising in the AED Membership Directory!

Members with advertising placements in the May AED Membership Directory will receive a complimentary enhanced directory listing featuring their company logo and reference to the page number in the directory where their ad appears.

AED360 Mobile app
AED360 brings the latest news and resources from Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) to your fingertips. Special advertising options include an app splash page and rotating banners.
App Splash Page:
• $2,500 per month

App Rotating Banner:
• $500 per month

Email Marketing
Segmented email distribution by organization type, geography and individual type depending on desired demographics.

• $2,500 for first 500
• $4/email for second 500
• $3/email for third 500
• $2/email for fourth 500
• $1/email for each additional over 2,000
• 20% additional for A/B emails

Belly Bands
Wraps and tip-ons can be targeted to specific subscribers by type and geographic location.

• March Issue of CED [Summit Issue]: $4,500 (qty 3,000)
• January, February, April–December Issues: $2,500 (qty 1,500)

Inserts can be targeted to specific subscribers by type and geographic location.

Two-Page - $1,500 per issue (Jan, Feb, Apr-Dec) / $2,500 per issue (Mar) - 80 lb. gloss text
Four-Page - $3,000 per issue (Jan, Feb, Apr-Dec) / $5,000 per issue (Mar) - 80 lb. gloss text
Eight-Page - $5,500 per issue (Jan, Feb, Apr-Dec) / $7,500 per issue (Mar) - 100 lb. gloss text

AED Videos
Expand your company’s brand and connectivity with construction dealers! Videos available include informational, AED event promo and event recaps.

Informational - $1,250 per video
AED Event Promo - $750 per video

Featured Stories
Manufacturers and service provider members that advertise are featured monthly in CED. Tell your story in the Good Company and A  Closer Look columns to communicate your value proposition and what makes you great.
• Featured stories are complimentary with the minimum required ad buy-in
• Featured stories have a maximum of 650 word count and will be placed next to your advertisement to maximize your company’s exposure
• Featured stories will be placed on the front cover is the digital version of CED magazine in a mobile friendly website with support for
digital advisements to complement your print advisements

1x 3x 6x 12x
Leaderboard Ads (570 x 160)  $1,000  $800  $750  $700
 Side Box Ads (300 x 250) $800  $640 $600  $560

Reprint Services
Was your company featured in a recent CED article? Now is the time to capitalize on that publicity with a reprint of your article. Whether your company was spotlighted in CED’s Industry News, Product Preview or featured in a member profile, a high-quality, custom reprint can be purchased  as a promotional tool for your sales team.

All CED reprints are produced in full color on 100 lb. gloss paper for a sophisticated handout for your customers and prospects. For more information, contact Jon Cruthers at 630-468-5127 

Mass Mailings
Includes printing on 80 lb. cover paper and postage for postcards. Two-Page, Four-Page and Eight-
Page brochures will print on 100 lb. text. AED will mail to members based on organization type,
geography and individual type depending on the desired demographics. Postage is included in
pricing below.

• POSTCARD (5.5” X 8.5”) - $1.75 EACH
• TWO-PAGE (8.5” X 11” double-sided) - $1.85 EACH
• FOUR-PAGE (8.5” X 11” stapled) - $3.55 EACH
• EIGHT-PAGE (8.5” X 11” stapled) - $3.95 EACH