Advertising in Forbes India

Per Insert
Card Rate:

Rs. 800,000
Offer Rate:

Rs. 250,000
Per Insert
Card Rate:

Rs. 1,600,000
Offer Rate:

Rs. 450,000
Per Insert
Card Rate:

Rs. 1,550,000
Offer Rate:

Rs. 650,000
Advertising in Forbes India Magazine

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About Forbes India Magazine Advertising

Why advertise in Forbes India Magazine?

Forbes India is the Indian edition of Forbes magazine. Since its launch in 2009, the magazine has helped readers connect the dots, form patterns and see beyond the obvious, giving them a perspective beyond the obvious.

View Forbes India Magazine Online


To view Forbes India magazine online, please click on the link provided below:



Link to Forbes India Magazine E-Copy


Facts and Figures of Forbes India Magazine

Circulation Breakup
Regions Circulation
South India 18,000
West India 15,000
North India 10,000
Corporate Sales (India) 3,500
East India 3,000
Subscription(India) 30,000
Others 6,500
Readership Profile - Designation
Profile Split
Top Management 43%
Owners and Entrepreneurs 20%
Middle Management 19%
Students 7%
Others 11%
Readership Profile - Vehicles Owned
Profile Split
Owns 1 Vehicle 52%
Owns 2 Vehicle 34%
Owns 3 Vehicle 10%
Owns 4 Vehicle 1%
Owns 5 Vehicle 3%
Readership Profile - Age
Age Split
Less than 25 13%
25 - 34 25%
35 - 44 33%
45 - 54 23%
55 and Older 6%
Readership Profile - Watches Owned
Profile Split
Multiple Premium Watches 80%
Owning More Than 4 Watches 20%
Readership Profile - Residence
70% of The Magazine sales come from A++ Localities;
75% of Stay In South and West Mumbai high end apartments;
40% of Live In South Delhi and other Premium addresses Like Connaught Place, Prithiviraj Road and Golf Links
Readership Profile - Property Ownership
Profile Split
House Ownership 67%
Rental Apartment 27%
Others 6%
Readership Profile - Travel
Forbes India readers take at least 2 vacations in a year
46% of readers travel Business Class
52% of readers go on Business Trips abroad
52% of readers take vacations abroad
38% of readers intend to travel abroad for a vacation
Readership Profile - Finance
78% of readers invest in financial products
74% of readers invest in Mutual Funds
62% of readers invest in Stocks
90% of readers own a credit card; of which, 68% own a Platinum/Titanium card
Raedership Profile
27% (majority ) of readers belong to the IT Sector
40% of readers plan to buy a Tablet in the next one year
55% of readers are interested in investing in other real estate
Distribution Channels
Channel Count
Newsstands 52,500
Subscription 30,000
Corporate Sales 3,500
Editorial Calendar
Material Deadline On Stand Date Issue Date Issue Topic
10-Jan-19 18-Jan-19 01-Feb-19 The Economic Report Card
24-Jan-19 01-Feb-19 15-Feb-19 30 under 30 - India + 30 under 30 2019
07-Feb-19 15-Feb-19 01-Mar-19 Family Business Special
21-Feb-19 01-Mar-19 15-Mar-19 W Power Trailblazers
07-Mar-19 15-Mar-19 29-Mar-19 Investment Special
21-Mar-19 29-Mar-19 12-Apr-19 Real Estate Special*
4-Apr-19 12-Apr-19 26-Apr-19 World's Billionaire*

Who should advertise ?

Forbes India Magazine has carried advertisement of various brands covering multiple categories. Some of the brands who have advertised earlier are shown below:

Past Advertisers
Client Name Category
Emirates Aviation
Max Life Insurance Insurance
Rolex Luxury Watch
BMW Automobile
Ducati Motorcycle

Execution Process

Steps in Execution

Step 1: Select Variables: Media Option, Ad Position, Number of Insertions and Magazine Issue Dates. 
In case you need any help with planning, please write to

Variables Sample Variable Selections
Media Option Full Page/ Back Cover/ Gatefold
Ad Position Regular/ Premium/ Innovati
Number of Insertions 1/ 3 / 7
Magazine Issue Dates January/ February/ May

Step 2: Email the filled table to or Create Package online at Creators Desire Solutions.

Step 3: We will check the ad space availability and prevailing discount at the time of booking.

Step 4: Upon confirmation of availability from our end, you need to submit the artwork and make the payment.

Proof of execution

Post release of your ad in Forbes India Magazine, Creators Desire Solutions would deliver a hard copy of the magazine to the address shared during booking. In addition, a picture of the ad in Forbes India magazine's respective edition to be shared via email.

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Other options in Management Category

In addition to Forbes India magazine advertising, one can explore more similar options and they are provided below.

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Digital Media

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How do I know my ad has been placed?

Once the advertisement is printed in Forbes India Magazine, copies of Forbes India Magazine are sent to the client within one working week.

When do I get the Hard copy of Forbes India Magazine?

With in 10-12 days of publishing Forbes India Magazine you will likely to get the Hard Copy.

Media Kit

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Why Advertise In Forbes India Magazine?

Forbes India Magazine advertising provides a unique opportunity for brand owners. The Magazine itself is produced by quality publisher and is utilized by many prestigious, high-end brands to support their advertising campaigns. Forbes India Magazine advertising is a proven method to target decision-makers and opinion leaders with a high-income. Forbes India advertising offers multiple opportunities to target a captive audience in an uncluttered environment with inspiring advice, insights and host of fascinating features. Reach out to the decision makers and professionals across India by placing ads.

Effectiveness Of Forbes India Magazine Advertising

Message Impact

Full-page Forbes India Print Magazine ads rich with color and visual imagery can attract attention and enhance the visual presentation of your products. Magazines commonly use glossy finish and allow for full-color spreads. You can use bleed images or color backgrounds -- meaning have them extend all the way to the page edges, without a border -- to present a product image that really stands out.

Audience Interest

A major factor of Forbes India Magazine advertising effectiveness relative to many other media is the interest of the audience. Readers typically have strong interest in the theme or topic of Forbes India Magazine. Finding this close link between readers and your brand is critical to effectiveness.

Repeated Exposure

Also contributing to the effectiveness of Forbes India Magazine ads is the potential for ongoing, repeated exposure. Homeowners and businesses commonly have Magazine racks or other spaces where they keep Forbes India for other readers or repeat use. This gives you the potential to reach a large number of people with one copy and the same reader multiple times. Plus, since Forbes India Magazine are a static medium, readers can analyze or look at your message indefinitely.


Ways In Which Forbes India Magazine Deliver Engagement


Tips For Forbes India Magazine Branding




How Creators Desire Solutions Can Help You

  • The strong positive brand values of the Forbes India Magazine can transfer onto the advertisements.
  • Because advertisements are relevant and valued, ad clutter is not a problem in Forbes India Magazine.
  • Readers take action as a result of seeing advertising in Forbes India Magazine.
  • Targeting with precision and without wastage is a key strength of Forbes India Magazine.
  • Creative formats such as gatefolds, textures, special papers, samples, sponsorship, advertisement features (‘advertorials’), and so on can create additional impact and interaction.
  • Advertising in Forbes India Magazine is a great, cost-effective way to reach an exclusive group of affluent and highly educated managers, owners, professionals and executives.
    • Booking the ad space earlier helps with an optimum placement.
    • Forbes India Magazine is a product catalog and maintains a premium image. They have the right to reject creatives that don't abide by their aesthetic guidelines.
  • Creators Desire Solutions is uniquely positioned to help you grow your business with highly effective, targeted print media buying. We as an advertising agency provide advertisers with the opportunity to target key professionals. Magazine advertising can be an expensive business, and that's why we take time to study you and your market to ensure that your budget is well spent. We guarantee you the best rates for Magazine advertising.

Q1: What is the difference between Bleed and Non Bleed ad?

Ans: Bleed is an ad type where content is beyond the area which will get trimmed while binding the magazine. Non Bleed ad is one where all content is within the safe area.

Q2: I have just placed my first ad in a magazine. Anything that I should be aware of?

Ans: There is a delay of upto 7 days in printing of the ad and magazines hitting the shelf You will receive hard copy of the magazine with ad within 15 days of the publication. Magazine come to us first and then we courier it to you.

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