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Certified Folder Display Service, Inc.

Certified Folder Display Service, Inc. is North America's largest professional travel brochure distribution and display service. With over 22,000 visitor information display racks on location throughout Western and Central United States and Western Canada, their display racks supply the traveling public with helpful information on things to see and do both locally and regionally.

Distribution Territory and Channels

Millions of visitors and travelers use Certified's 22,000 brochure display racks annually throughout California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Arkansas, Wyoming, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Louisiana, South Dakota, British Columbia and Alberta.

Their locations include major hotels, motels, car rental offices, visitor centers, airports, restaurants, depots, RV parks, campgrounds, chambers of commerce, interstate service stations, corporate/industrial plants, and ski and sporting goods stores.

Products and Services

Certified Folder Display Service, Inc. offer a wide range of products and services:

Visitor Marketing: Their most popular plan designed to reach both visitors and business people while they are traveling! Display racks are located in high traffic locations including hotels, motels, car rental offices, visitor centers, airports, chambers of commerce, restaurants, RV parks, campgrounds, and military bases. Whether you need to reach visitors in a particular city, state or region, this program allows you to select, target, and saturate your market. Options available for both brochure and publication distribution. Over 22,000 locations available!

Corporate/Industrial: Target thousands of employed adults in key western markets at some of America’s best-known companies including Boeing, Intel, AT&T, Northrop Grumman, Callaway and TaylorMade. Their display racks are located in employee cafeterias and recreation areas so your information is always at hand when employees are planning their next outing, company meeting, or family vacation. Options available for both brochure and publication distribution. Over 600 locations are available.

Sports Marketing: Connect with sports-oriented individuals through distribution at major sporting goods stores or ski shops. This time-proven and effective program allows you to reach your best prospects year-round or seasonally (winter or summer). During winter months, this program is ideal for promoting ski resorts, lodges and condominium rental services. In the summer, program emphasis changes to whitewater rafting, fishing, camping, and outdoor adventure. Options available for both brochure and publication distribution. Over 900 locations are available.

Washington State Ferries: Reach 24 million passengers each year through Certified’s new Media Rack System that combines digital media (LCD screens) with traditional publication display racks that allow advertisers to showcase their product or service and encourage literature pick-up.  Their new systems are in place and operating on 18 ships and in 6 terminals. Participation is limited. Options available for brochure distribution, publication distribution, and digital media advertising.

BC Ferries: Their publication display racks are located on board 20 ships and in 4 terminals, allowing advertisers to reach over 20 million passengers each year who travel coastal British Columbia via BC Ferries. Target your best prospects by selecting the route or routes that best suit your promotional needs! Options available for both brochure and publication distribution.

California Welcome Centers: Reach over 1.5 million visitors with an average annual household income of $94,000 who stop each year at one of 19 official California Welcome Centers to get information on things to see and do while traveling throughout California. 74% are visiting from outside California and stay an average of 6 nights!

Certified offers brochure and publication distribution at each California Welcome Center, as well as Digital Media Advertising on 42” LCD monitors (with sound) that allow advertisers to showcase their product and encourage brochure or publication pick-up!

Super Sites: Select high-traffic locations are now available for distribution of your brochure or publication on an individual location basis! These locations include major airports and visitor information centers. At each location, display racks are positioned for maximum exposure. Most locations are serviced 2-3 times per week; some receive daily service. Current airport locations include Seattle, San Jose, San Diego, Orange County, Ontario, Burbank, Missoula and Vancouver.

ExploreBoard: Transforming how and when visitors receive information, the award-winning Ettractions ExploreBoard drives brand awareness and is an effective tool influencing travel purchasing behavior.

Visitors can explore nearby attractions; access maps and directions; preview menus, brochures and videos; book now as well as send content from the board to a personal device via email or text message options.

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