Advertising / List Rental

When you advertise with the American Planning Association, you reach a unique audience of skilled, authoritative, well-connected planning and design professionals. APA offers opportunities to engage with our members and interested others:

  • On our website
  • Through our flagship magazine, Planning
  • In our weekly member e-newsletter, Interact
  • In a podcast
  • By subscribing to our Consultant Services

To learn more about these opportunities, contact:

Rachel Barkin
Account Executive

The Townsend Group, Inc.
2025 M St. NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036

Download APA's 2020 Advertising Kit and Editorial Calendar

APA Web Ads

Your ad on APA's website will be viewed hundreds of thousands of times per month. In the year ending August 31, 2019, more than 1.5 million unique visitors came to and viewed 7.8 million unique pages.

Planning Ads

Planning magazine goes to all APA members and nonmember subscribers. Its readers have an impact on purchasing decisions in their own organizations, in the jurisdictions they serve, and among the government, design, and building professionals with whom they work.


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

Interact Ads

Reach APA's diverse membership in our popular weekly e-newsletter.

Podcast Ads

Sponsor an APA podcast to reach the most engaged planning professionals.

Consultant Services Subscriptions

If you're a consultant with clients in planning, subscribe to APA's Consultant Services. Your listing in Planning and on APA's website will put you in front of planning agencies and others who could benefit from your expertise.

Consultant Services' RFP/RFQ service offers subscribers a constant source of valuable business leads.

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.

More Ways to Connect with APA

Jobs Online

Jobs Online is APA's extensive database of jobs and candidates in planning and allied professional fields. To take advantage of planners' varied talents and adaptability, Jobs Online also posts jobs in nontraditional planning fields such as development and management.

Advertise a position on APA's Jobs Online