Advertise with the LAUREL magazine of Highlands, NC and Cashiers, NC.

Editorial Overview

Serving the many visitors and affluent residents of the region, the Laurelís monthly features and regular departments include:
calendar of events, local artists, history, golf, restaurant profile, recipe, travel, business spotlight, philanthropy and more; making the Laurel a vital part of living, visiting and experiencing the area.

Value Added

Our advertisers receive a multitude of added value incentives at no additional charge:

Ad design and ad photography Ad displayed on with link to advertiser's website
(click here to view)
Web address listed in Laurelís advertising index Event listed on calendar, in print and online (click here to view online calendar)

The Laurel has a free monthly distribution of 10,000 copies (more in July, August and October, less in January, February and March).

The Laurel can be picked up at hundreds of locations throughout the area, including hotels, chambers of commerce, country clubs, retail outlets, convenience stores, banks, real estate agents, grocery stores and more.

Closing Dates
The Laurel publishes monthly with distribution beginning by the 1st each month. Closing ad dates are the 1st of the month prior to publication. January/February combo issue closes December 1st March closes February 1st April closes March 1st May closes April 1st June closes May 1st July closes June 1st August closes July 1st September closes August 1st October closes September 1st November closes October 1st December closes November 1st
Advertising Sizes and Investments
  1 Month 3 Months 6 Months 11 Months
Map Dot       $20*
1/4 Page
3.66”w x 4.60”h or
4.85”w x 3.66”h
$325 $290* $275* $260*
1/2 Page
7.50”w x 4.60”h or
3.66”w x 9.527”h
$590 $535* $505* $475*
Full Page
7.5” x 10” safety
8.375” x 10.875” trim
8.875”x11.375 full bleed
$1050 $1000* $945* $890*
        *per month
Put your business on the map. For Only $20 per month, promote your business on the double-page size maps of Highlands and Cashiers created especially for The Laurel by local artist Steve Daniels. Your business location is marked with a colored dot and number with corresponding key. In addition to the print version, your business location is marked on the interactive web version, or with your business address, phone number and link to website all included in the cost.
Click here to download a pdf of the 2016 media kit.
If you would like to place an ad in the Laurel Magazine, or if you have any questions about any information on the page,
please email Janet Cummings or Marjorie Fielding
Lloyd and Debra Wagner of The Hen House of Highlands North Carlina get great results by advertising in the Laurel Magazine in Highlands and Cashiers North Carolina

"We want to express our gratitude for the overwhelming success your magazine played in our Good Earth Pottery signing. We enjoyed the largest volume weekend in our 9 years. We attribute our success entirely to the effort of your staff and magazine. We know our advertising dollars are being well spent and we can measure their return with your magazine." Lloyd and Debra Wagner, The Hen House

TKC Designs of Highlands North Carlina get great results by advertising in the Laurel Magazine in Highlands and Cashiers North Carolina

"Since advertising our custom-crafted screen doors in the Laurel Magazine, our business has more than doubled. Our exposure in the Laurel has literally opened new screen doors for us." Karen and Tim Chambers, TKC Designs