Advertise With APA

When you advertise with the American Planning Association, you reach a unique audience of skilled, authoritative, well-connected planning and design professionals.

Media Kit

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Hallie Brown
Senior Sales Manager
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Media Kit

About APA


Creating great communities for all.


APA advances planning through leadership in education, research, advocacy, and ethical practice.

The American Planning Association provides leadership in the development of vital communities for all by advocating excellence in planning, promoting education and resident empowerment, and providing our members with the tools and support necessary to ethically meet the challenges of growth and change.

Why Advertise With APA

APA's members are a diverse and dedicated group of urban planning practitioners, researchers, educators, students, elected officials, and allied professionals.

Why Advertise With APA

Connect With Planners and Decision Makers

Place your ad in Planning, the flagship magazine of the American Planning Association, to reach a unique and diverse audience of influential, well-connected professionals.

APA members value Planning. More than nine out of 10 perceive the magazine as a valuable part of their membership.

Connect With Planners and Decision Makers

Our website is a top destination for news and information about the field of planning. It is popular not only with our members, but also with people from all over the world who come to APA for news and information about planners and planning jobs, tools, research, consultants, and projects.


Interact is APA's popular weekly e-newsletter for members. It's full of news about APA events, opportunities, resources, products, and member benefits. Member surveys show that Interact is a favorite way to keep up with APA. And for advertisers, it's a great way to reach receptive readers in the planning profession every Wednesday.


The quarterly Journal of the American Planning Association has been the journal of record for the planning profession since 1935. Subscribers include both APA members and nonmembers.

JAPA Editorial Calendar and Advertising Rates

Mailing List Rentals

With about 40,000 members and subscribers, APA has the nation's largest and most targeted list of organizations and individuals interested in the planning profession.

  • Reach your audience. We regularly update our lists, so you'll get an excellent delivery rate to the people you want to reach.
  • Customize your list. Contact more than 26,000 professional planners, or target only public planning agencies or private consulting firms.
  • Move fast. Put your promotional materials in the hands of decision makers in time and without hassles.

For more information on list rental policies and pricing, contact or 312-431-9100.