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MapWharf is # 1 With Visitors

20 Years Promoting Wharf Businesses!

Target Wharf visitors with our established Fisherman’s Wharf Publication.

Reach day trip and inbound visitors with an ad in the best guide to San Francisco’s #1 destination.

MAPWHARF PROVIDES WHAT VISITORS ARE LOOKING FOR

MapWharf Provides Key Info a Visitor is Looking For:

Full-size Map
Shopping & Dining Information
Top 20 Things To Do
Public Transit Lines
Valuable Discounts and Coupons
Pinpoints Each Advertiser

SMARTPHONE QR CODES EXTEND YOUR ADS REACH

QR Codes Keep Readers “scanning the map” for Deals and Tips

Expand reach to Smartphones.
QR Codes are found throughout the Map.
Readers use Smartphones to access wealth of city info.
Your special offers & discounts are featured on our mobile friendly website.

TRADITIONAL FOLDED OR CONCIERGE DESK MAP

CHOICE OF A FOLDED OR CONCIERGE DESK MAP

Traditional Folded or Concierge Desk Versions = A map for every reader.
Distribution locations can choose their favorite version of the map.
Both versions of the Fisherman’s Wharf Map are included in the ad rates.

A Proven Performer

1.3 Million Maps direct Wharf visitors to your doorstep.

  • Pinpointed Advertising puts your business on the Map! Your location becomes as prominent a point of interest as any tourist attraction.
  • 82 Street Racks Throughout The Wharf! MapWharf is on virtually every street corner! We’re also at Wharf hotels, tourist spots, and visitor centers.
  • Be Everywhere! MapWharf gives you maximum exposure through a network of hundreds of hotels, concierge desks and visitor hot spots. Your business
    gets the exposure it deserves!
  • Coupons That Work! Print & mobile web coupons drive visitors to your location.
  • Tear-off Concierge Desk Maps are the perfect fit for hotel desks, info centers and rental car counters.
  • This map includes public transit lines, parking and hotels.
  • Free Design Services we’ll create an effective ad that appeals to MapWharf readers.
  • Constant Distribution unlike monthly publications, maps are always available.

Our Advertisers Get Results

CitySightseeing has advertised in MapWharf for over ten years, yielding high coupon redemption and giving us an edge on the market. We couldn’t ask to advertise in a better publication.
Christian Watts, CitySightseeing

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Rates and Ad Sizes for Every Marketing Budget

Two Versions for the price of one! Every advertiser is in the Traditional Folded Map and also in the Concierge Desk Map.

MAPWHARF is printed annually in June.

1,300,000 FREE copies per year!

Space Reservation Deadline: April 20, 2017 Artwork Deadline: May 4, 2017.

20th Edition Publication Date: June 2017

With an ad purchase in MapWharf, all advertisers receive a second proportionally sized ad in the Concierge Desk version. Concierge Map ads are simplified versions of the larger folded map ads. Some Concierge Map ads will be re-sized to be placed in the appropriate  categories. Final spec sizes are based on advertiser participation mixture.

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Everywhere A Visitors Goes, MapWharf is There!

Map Wharf is distributed all over Fisherman’s Wharf. It can be found in 82+ street boxes located on many Wharf corners as well as in Hotels and Motels, Restaurants and at many Wharf Attractions. MapWharf is also distributed at 350+ visitor spots around the Bay Area.

Tour Desks
SF Ferry Building
Vallejo Ferry
Golden Gate Ferry
Cruise Ship Terminals
BART/Amtrak Stations
SFO and OAK Airports
Welcome Centers
S.F. Travel Association
San Jose Airport
Monterey Airport
Ghirardelli Square
Boudin Info Center
PIER 39 Welcome Ctr.
Chamber of Commerce
Hallidie Plaza
Convention Centers
Bloomingdale’s
Distribution to conventions and
planners, including referrals from
the San Francisco Travel Association.
82 High Traffic Street Boxes
Area Museums
Golden Gate Park and National Parks
Parking Garages
Youth Hostels
UCSF & SFSU Admissions Offices
Participating Restaurants, Tours & Attractions
Hotels, Motels and Car Rental Agencies
In San Francisco and surrounding areas and San
Francisco Airport
350+ PRIME DISTRIBUTION LOCATIONS

Largest Circulation of Any Wharf Publication

FALL/WINTER 95,000 FREE Copies  Per Month January thru April and October thru December

SPRING / SUMMER 127,000 FREE Copies  Per Month May-September

Monthly Distribution

Circulation is increased 37% during the five busiest Summer months to accommodate peak tourist demand.

January

95,000

July

127,000

February

95,000

August

127,000

March

127,000

September

127,000

April

127,000

October

95,000

May

127,000

November

95,000

June

127,000

December

95,000

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 Don’t Miss the Next Edition

With over  1.3 million Wharf maps and counting, MapWharf is the best way to reach Wharf Visitors.  Buy an ad soon, this publication always sells out!

MapWharf 2017-2018 Edition

Space Reservation: April 20, 2017

Artwork deadline: May 4, 2017

Annual Edition runs from June 2017 until May 2018

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With an ad purchase in MapWharf, all advertisers receive a second proportionally sized ad in the Concierge Desk version. Concierge Map ads are simplified versions of the larger folded map ads. Some Concierge  Map ads will be resized to be located in the appropriate categories. Final spec sizes are based on advertiser participation mixture.

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