Compliance Week’s electronic and print products reach more than 80,000 financial, legal, risk, audit, and compliance executives at public companies. And since our circulation is 100 percent paid, it means our members are committed to our content and dedicated to our brand. But don’t take our word for it – read the dozens of testimonials we’ve received from corporate compliance and risk officers at Ford, Archer Daniels Midland, Unum, Tyco, Fannie Mae, and others.

In addition, our annual conferences, workshops, and Webcasts are among the most well-respected and well-attended events in the GRC industry. Attended by senior executives from hundreds of public companies, Compliance Week’s interactive and in-person forums offer marketers unique opportunities to get their senior partners and thought leadership in front of key decision makers.

Our Team



Doug Juenemann

Director of Advertising Sales



Stephen Morrell

Account Manager



Donna O’Neill

Director of Membership and Delegate Sales



Katie Klokner

Advertising Production Manager


Or call us toll-free at (888) 519-9200.

What we offer


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Ad Server

Google Ad Manager

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Third-Party Ad Tags

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Animation Maximum

30 seconds

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Overall creative specs

  1. Creatives sent via third-party tags must open in a new browser window. Prior to submissions, creatives should be tested for stability across all browser platforms.

  2. All creative third-party tags must be in the format of javascript, NOT iframes.

  3. All creatives are subject to final approval by Wilmington Compliance Week Inc.

  4. Wilmington Compliance Week Inc. requires that all creatives be submitted three (3) business days to allow testing and approval prior to launch date.

  5. Please ensure that all the above specifications are met. Creative assets that do not meet all of our specifications will be rejected, potentially affecting the launch date of the campaign.

  6. If you have any further questions regarding campaign tracking for this placement, please contact your Compliance Week representative.

Third-party ad tags

  1. All creatives sent via third-party tags have no file size limits; however, all files over 100K should use polite download functionality.

  2. Up to 100K in polite download is allowed. Polite download is the portion of the ad that loads once page content loads. Up to two additional loads of up to 50K each may be initiated after a user hovers his or her cursor over or clicks on the ad.

  3. All third-party tags should be submitted with clear instructions regarding the implementation of click-tracking redirects and cache-busting information. Ad production cannot guarantee that click-through data will be tracked for all of the rich media technologies that are third-party served.

NEW: CW site takeover (1/2/3 day options available)

Give your brand the highest level of visibility and dominance and own every ad unit served across a 1, 2 or 3-day span in a given week on Also included is sponsorship of the CW editorial newsletter to over 40,000 recipients (pending availability). Use this extraordinary exposure to make an announcement, launch a new partnership or product, or to simply elevate name recognition and brand awareness.

Included ad units include:

  • An interstitial ad unit served once per person per day
  • Five standard ad units
  • Partner content post

There are three ad units in the editorial newsletter. Site Takeovers must be scheduled 4 weeks in advance.


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Compliance Week print edition is bi-monthly and reaches a 100% paid audience. From member studies, we know the majority of our audience spends more time with the print edition than they do online—so for pure branding, this is the best option.

Compliance Week offers unique, cost-effective opportunities for advertisers to place their thought leadership, white papers, client alerts, and regulatory commentary into the hands of information-hungry members.

Print Specs

Ad Sizes (not including bleed) Width  Height
Full Page 8.375” 10.8125”


  • Bleed ads should extend 1/8” beyond trim size (shown above) in all directions; Live matter should be kept 1/4” from trim edges. No bleeds are available on either half-page page ad.

Crop Marks 

  • Crop marks should be placed 1/4” outside the trim marks.

Color/Line Screen 

  • Compliance Week is produced entirely in four-color CMYK process. All spot colors should be converted to CMYK. Line screen is 200.

File Format 

  • Ads should be sent in PDF format using PDF/X-1a:2001 Acrobat distiller settings.

Press & Binding

  • Web offset press; Perfect binding.

Editorial newsletter takeover

New! 5 Days Per Week

  • 20,000 list size – comprised of:
    • CW subscribers
    • Practitioners at F1K companies

Exclusive Sponsorship includes:

  • Banner Ad - 640x96 pixel
  • Partner Content Post
    • A bolded headline
    • Three lines of text
    • Optional Logo graphic (graphic should be sized to ratio 1: and 3:2)
    • Position ideally suited for promoting sponsor’s thought leadership content hosted on the Compliance Week website.


  • Files accepted: .jpg, .gif, .png
  • Max file size: 40K
  • Third-party tags are NOT accepted
  • URL link, Click tracking accepted


Compliance Week has recently started offering an intersitial website advertisment placement. This is a rich, interactive advertisement that, over the course of a week, receives more than 10,000 views. No tags are allowed. 

Benefits include:

  • Exclusive, full coverage website placement
  • Increased click-through rates when compared to other advertisement options
  • Highly desired lead source


Title 20 characters
Description 200 characters
CTA 20 characters
Colors (HEX) Background, Header text, Body text, Button, Button text
File Type JPEG/PNG
Image Not recommended. Only accept 250x300.
URL Link HTML not accepted, but tracked links are accepted. No tags allowed.
Deadline Three business days before live date

Lead generation package

  • Email to 65,000 compliance executives (cross industry, 20% financial services)
  • Email to 15,000 financial services executives (not duplicated in the email to 65k list)
  • Rotating carousel unit on linking to white paper or webcast, 10k impressions over a month
  • Text links on Compliance Week email newsletters, 25,000 total impressions
  • Social Media Posts: 2 Tweets to 25,000

Video interviews

Online video consumption is exploding. Compliance Week has the tools to help you produce and distribute high impact video content. 

Leveraging your conference sponsorship, an executive from your organization, will be interviewed onsite by a Compliance Week editor. 

Our experienced team will consult with you to help transform your Thought Leadership message into an engaging video that will inform, entertain and create moments of insight and potential conversion with your target audience.

Video Promotional Campaign

Each video is posted in the Compliance Week video section and includes the following 60 day promotional campaign:

  • Thought Leadership Video Email to 65,000 compliance executives (cross industry, 20% financial services)
  • Partner content post on CW website linking to video, 20k impressions over two months
  • Social Media Posts: One post to 13,000 LinkedIn group followers, 2 Tweets to 25,000
  • Text links on Compliance Week email newsletters, 25,000 total impressions
  • Video player can be linked and tracked with any outside website
  • Video Media File to be provided at no additional fee
  • Video will be hosted on the CW website for 60 day

NOTE: Native in feed text ads and native sponsored messages are based on title and description of video.


e-Books are approximately 20 pages in length with 8 to 10 pages of editorial. The book is published online and promoted by a Thought Leadership e-mail to 50,000 contacts. It will also appear on the Compliance Week Website for three weeks. All online promotion is designed to capture registration information. Sponsors of the e-Book receive a two-page white paper, logo on all promotional materials, and a company description. All leads from online promotion are shared with the sponsor.


  • Full-page advertisement (PDF sized to 8.375” x 10.8125”)
  • Whitepaper: formatted by sponsor. Please send PDF copy of the whitepaper sized to 8.375” x 10.8125.” There is an additional cost to have CW format a whitepaper.
  • Company logo: high-resolution on a transparent background
  • Company description: 200-300 words
  • Compliance Week to provide sponsor with a draft of the e-Book to approve before it’s sent to CW audience

Production Specs

Ad Size Width Height
Full Page 8.375” 10.8125”


One exclusive sponsor has time for a 60-minute presentation that includes live Q&A with the audience and PowerPoint presentation. The event is moderated by a member of the Compliance Week editorial team, who introduces speakers and asks the audience questions during the last few minutes of the event. The Webcast is promoted in the CW weekly Webcast e-mails and on the Compliance Week Website. CPE credits are available to the attendees.