Frequently Asked Questions

What is is a postering service in Victoria, BC Canada.

We offer a postering service on the legal cylinders in the downtown core. Postering packages can be ordered for daily, weekly or monthly coverage.

What does the service cost?

Listing on the website is free. Our pricing for our postering service includes printing and distribution of full colour posters.

  • Daily postering (15 posters): $15 plus tax
  • Weekly postering (45 posters): $40 plus tax

What are the guidelines to submit posters?

  • 11"x17" (ledger size)
  • Portrait orientation
  • PDF print-ready files
  • File size must not exceed 25MB
  • NO crop marks

Don't have a PDF readily available? There are lots of online resources that can make the conversion for you. A great example is smallpdf - and it's free!

We reserve the right to refuse poster submissions at our discretion.

How does the system work?

All the poster submissions are reviewed then combined into a huge multipage PDF. This file is printed on a Xerox digital press on 20lb 100% recycled paper as a single ‘poster sort’. This poster sort is distributed on foot and applied to the 50 legal poster cylinders in the downtown core using a wheatpaste to ensure that it can be recycled.

How often do the posters get distributed?

We are distributing 3 poster sorts a week on varying days.

How many posters get distributed?

We distribute 15 posters per event in each poster sort.

Who is running this program?

This program is facilitated by Metropol. The website is built and maintained by Gearbox.

How can I make contact?

We can be emailed at