Best of Food: Ballot Ads

Thousands of loyal Planet S readers will be flocking to our Best of Food online poll to vote on their favourite Saskatoon restaurants, food & beverage producers, dishes, drinks and industry folk. Once again we are offering advertising right on the ballot, throughout the run of the poll. Don’t miss this great opportunity to expand your reach.

Nominations ran in February through early March. The top nominees have moved on to the voting round, March 13 – April 19. Afterward, the ballot stays online for people to refer to. Then on May 24th, all the winners and runners-up will be published online and in print.

Ad design is no-fee and hassle-free!
Here are your web promotion options: 

1. Sponsorship: $699

  • “Sponsored by [your company].” in the introductory text
  • a display ad (500 × 182 px) at the top of the ballot
  • tagged in all social media promotions
  • only one sponsorship is available! SOLD!

2. section Ad: $299

  • Leaderboard ad (728 × 90 px) at the top of a ballot section. The ballot’s 100+ categories are grouped into the following 12 sections:
    • Starters & Sides
    • Meals SOLD!
    • Restaurants
    • International SOLD!
    • Pizza
    • Booze & Pubs
    • Coffee
    • Breakfast
    • People
    • Scene
    • Neighbourhoods
    • Shopping & Services
  • only one advertiser per section! 
  • ask about discounts for multiple section placements

3. Category Ad: $149

  • leaderboard ad (728 × 90 px) at the top of one poll category of your choice (pending availability)
  • over 100 categories to pick from. Check them out here! 
  • only one advertiser per category! 
  • ask about discounts for multiple category placements

4. Sidebar Ad: $399

  • display ad (300 × 250 px) always visible on the poll sidebar (appears on all pages of
  • only five slots available!


5. Enhanced Ballot Display: $49

Have you been nominated? If so, congrats! You have a unique opportunity  to promote yourself. Transform your entry on the ballot into a multimedia info card! You can add any of the following: 50 word description, address, phone, website link, Facebook link, Twitter link, photo.

Sample to right (click to enlarge) »

This price is per entry. If you have been nominated in multiple categories, each category counts as a separate entry (maximum charge is $196 regardless of number of categories).


Combine your web ads with print advertising for even more savings!

Bundle A: $679

  • 1 Section Ad
  • 1 Sidebar Ad
  • 1 quarter-page print ad in Planet S during the nomination or voting period
  • a $1,358 value!
  • only five available!

Bundle B: $479

  • 1 Section Ad
  • 1 quarter-page print ad in Planet S during the nomination or voting period
  • a $959 value!

Bundle C: $405

  • 1 Category Ad
  • 1 quarter-page print ad in Planet S during the nomination or voting period
  • an $809 value!

Act Now!

If you are interested in this one-of-a-kind promotion, please fill out the form below and we will contact you shortly.