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Orchid Source Directory

In Print and on the Web — www.aos.org

It’s that time of year again! Now’s your chance to become a part of the new 2008–2009 Orchid Source Directory, in the form of both an easy-to-use, easy-to-fit, pocket-size book as well as a listing on the AOS Web site. Make your business part of this handy resource that orchid hobbyists use to locate vendors of orchid plants, seedlings, supplies, books, greenhouses, cards, fertilizers, watering equipment, potting mixes, light setups, jewelry, accessories and other orchid- related wares.

The print and Web versions of the Orchid Source Directory will feature nearly 200 vendors. Within your listing, you will have the freedom to include pertinent information about your business, such as contact information, hours of operation, specialty descriptions, directions to your location, and more.

For only $150, your listing can be in print and on the Web site (www.aos.org). Every month, the Society’s Web site receives more than 3.5 million hits and 150,000 visits, making this dynamic Web site the most popular orchid information resource in the world. When visiting the Orchid Source Directory on line, orchid enthusiasts will have the opportunity to download a list of destinations to visit when traveling. NOTE: Updates on Web listings are quick and easy, a benefit for orchid enthusiasts who want to visit particular destinations when traveling.

Now your company can reap the benefits of partnering with the world’s largest horticultural specialty organization that puts consumers in touch with orchid vendors worldwide. Add your listing NOW!

What You Get — Exposure

Participating in the 2008–2009 Orchid Source Directory gives your company access to incredible marketing benefits:

IN PRINT — Your company’s name and contact information as well as what you sell and directions all included in the 2008–2009 OSD mailed to18,000 current AOS members and given to each new member.

REACHING OUT ON THE WEB — Your listing on the AOS Web site (www.aos.org) includes links to your e-mail and Web-site addresses, making it easy for customers to reach your homepage.

PICTURE THIS — Jazz up your listing on the Web with an eye-catching image, such as your company’s logo, a photograph of your staff or a popular orchid flower or product that will help your company stand out from the competition. (Submit .jpg or .gif files, which will be posted as is; no color correcting or .jpg or .gif file editing will be done by the AOS.)

BONUS — Sign up for the Orchid Source Directory and you’ll receive a complimentary classified ad in Orchids magazine — a value of $50.

Great Exposure — Great Value

The cost for each listing is $150. This includes your listing in the print version of the Orchid Source Directory as well as on the AOS Web site. Sign up today and reach orchid enthusiasts around the world searching for plants, supplies and more.

If you need assistance: Membership Services Department, American Orchid Society, 16700 AOS Lane, Delray Beach, FL 33446-4351 (telephone 561-404-2060; fax 561-404-2100; e-mail TheAOS@aos.org).