Sponsor Indiana’s Best Beer Fests

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Reach Thousands of Local Craft Beer Lovers

Sponsor any or all of Brewers of Indiana Guild‘s annual beer festivals and share your company with thousands of craft beer lovers and Indiana’s 160+ craft breweries.

Why else should you sponsor?

  • Fast industry growth: Indiana has grown from 63 breweries in 2013 to more than 160 today, while craft beer sales continue to grow as macro beer sales decline.
  • Statewide impact: The economic effect of craft beer in Indiana is more than $1 billion.
  • A dedicated audience: The Brewers of Indiana Guild reaches tens of thousands of people annually through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, newsletters, and events.

Sponsorship Levels

All sponsorships include your business logo or name (in text) in the following event marketing pieces:

  • promotional posters and event banners
  • event website, with link
  • recognition in event program
  • 2 email newsletters sent to nearly 30,000 craft beer fans for each fest
  • 2 email newsletters sent to member brewers, brewery owners, and staff for each event
  • post on the Facebook event page
  • recognition in Annual Stewardship Report shared with member breweries

To become a sponsorcontact us.

About Our Beer Fests

Brewers of Indiana Guild beer festivals aren’t just a reason to drink some of the finest craft beer in the nation: They’re also key fundraisers for our non-profit trade association, responsible for representing and supporting Indiana’s craft breweries.

Every Guild festival features a charity partner which receives a portion of ticket sales and sponsorship dollars.

11th Annual Winterfest

6,500+ beer lovers will enjoy hundreds of craft beers from more than 100 breweries at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Saturday, February 2, 2019. Winterfest raised more than $23,000 for charity in 2018–and more than $100,000 since 2013–and has been recognized three years in a row as one of the best local beer festivals in Indianapolis by readers of NUVO Newsweekly.

24th Annual Indiana Microbrewers Festival

5,000+ attendees in Historic Military Park in Indianapolis will enjoy samples from more than 100 breweries and guests in July 2019 at one of Indiana’s largest and longest-running beer festivals, recognized three years in a row as the Best Local Beer Fest by readers of NUVO Newsweekly. The event has raised tens of thousands of dollars in donations for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Indiana and other charity partners. See more here.

3rd Annual Broad Ripple Beer Fest

In the fall of 2019, the Brewers of Indiana Guild returns to Broad Ripple on the north side of Indianapolis to host its intimate Halloween- and harvest-themed festival in the former home of Indiana Microbrewers Festival.

This exclusive $20,000 sponsorship level for three Brewers of Indiana Guild local beer festivals includes the following:

  • your business logo in exclusive top billing in event marketing
  • exclusive logo placement on event glassware for each festival
  • logo and company link at www.drinkIN.beer (5,000+ users/mo.) for one year
  • opportunity to reach attendees with marketing/POS materials at the gate
  • 6 invitations to pre-festival brewery gathering the night before festival (when applicable)
  • listed as designated pre-banding site the night before and morning of festival
  • logo featured in 2 Instagram images shared with @drinkindiana’s 9,000+ followers for each event
  • business name included in 10 tweets to @DrinkIndiana’s 11,000+ Twitter followers for each event
  • business name included in 2 status updates to Brewers of Indiana Guild’s 10,500+ Facebook fans for each event
  • business name mentioned in event press release
  • mention in media interviews (when possible)
  • 25 complimentary Early Bird tickets to all four events ($4,500 value)
  • premium 20′ x 20′ booth location at each event (tent provided)
  • opportunity to purchase up to 10 Early Bird tickets at the discounted rate of $25 each for each festival

Each Brewers of Indiana Guild festival offers a private area for brewers, brewery staff, and volunteers to take a break from the festival while relaxing and mingling. As a Brewers’ Hideout Partner, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with some of the region’s most talented brewers and brewery owners in an exclusive setting.

Sponsor three Brewers of Indiana Guild local beer festivals for $11,000 or one for $4,000 and receive the following:

  • opportunity to set up a display and offer schwag promoting your business in the Hideout
  • your business logo in event marketing
  • company banner in or near Brewery Hideout
  • 2 invitations to pre-festival brewery gathering the night before festival (when applicable)
  • 2 tweets to @DrinkIndiana’s 11,000+ Twitter followers
  • 1 status update to Brewers of Indiana Guild’s 10,500+ Facebook fans
  • 12 complimentary Early Bird tickets per festival
  • 10′ x 10′ booth on the festival floor (tent not included)

Get the maximum visual impact from your brand: As an Area Partner, your logo will help attendees find their favorite breweries. Sponsor three Brewers of Indiana Guild local beer festivals for $3,000 or one for $1,250 and receive the following:

  • signature logo placement identifying one tent/booth area on the event program
  • signature logo placement identifying one tent/booth area on event signage
  • logo and website link on www.drinkIN.beer (5,000+ users/mo.) for one calendar year
  • your business logo in event marketing
  • 4 complimentary Early Bird tickets per festival

Customize your sponsorship based on your marketing goals.

Sponsor three of Brewers of Indiana Guild local beer festivals for $2,000 or one for $750 and receive the following:

  • your business name (as text) in event marketing
  • 2 complimentary Early Bird tickets per festival
  • Premier Partner (SOLD) $20,000

    This exclusive $20,000 sponsorship level for three Brewers of Indiana Guild local beer festivals includes the following:

    • your business logo in exclusive top billing in event marketing
    • exclusive logo placement on event glassware for each festival
    • logo and company link at www.drinkIN.beer (5,000+ users/mo.) for one year
    • opportunity to reach attendees with marketing/POS materials at the gate
    • 6 invitations to pre-festival brewery gathering the night before festival (when applicable)
    • listed as designated pre-banding site the night before and morning of festival
    • logo featured in 2 Instagram images shared with @drinkindiana’s 9,000+ followers for each event
    • business name included in 10 tweets to @DrinkIndiana’s 11,000+ Twitter followers for each event
    • business name included in 2 status updates to Brewers of Indiana Guild’s 10,500+ Facebook fans for each event
    • business name mentioned in event press release
    • mention in media interviews (when possible)
    • 25 complimentary Early Bird tickets to all four events ($4,500 value)
    • premium 20′ x 20′ booth location at each event (tent provided)
    • opportunity to purchase up to 10 Early Bird tickets at the discounted rate of $25 each for each festival
  • Brewers' Hideout (One available per fest) $11,000 for three fests or one for $4,000

    Each Brewers of Indiana Guild festival offers a private area for brewers, brewery staff, and volunteers to take a break from the festival while relaxing and mingling. As a Brewers’ Hideout Partner, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with some of the region’s most talented brewers and brewery owners in an exclusive setting.

    Sponsor three Brewers of Indiana Guild local beer festivals for $11,000 or one for $4,000 and receive the following:

    • opportunity to set up a display and offer schwag promoting your business in the Hideout
    • your business logo in event marketing
    • company banner in or near Brewery Hideout
    • 2 invitations to pre-festival brewery gathering the night before festival (when applicable)
    • 2 tweets to @DrinkIndiana’s 11,000+ Twitter followers
    • 1 status update to Brewers of Indiana Guild’s 10,500+ Facebook fans
    • 12 complimentary Early Bird tickets per festival
    • 10′ x 10′ booth on the festival floor (tent not included)
  • Area Partner $3,000 for three fests or one for $1,250

    Get the maximum visual impact from your brand: As an Area Partner, your logo will help attendees find their favorite breweries. Sponsor three Brewers of Indiana Guild local beer festivals for $3,000 or one for $1,250 and receive the following:

    • signature logo placement identifying one tent/booth area on the event program
    • signature logo placement identifying one tent/booth area on event signage
    • logo and website link on www.drinkIN.beer (5,000+ users/mo.) for one calendar year
    • your business logo in event marketing
    • 4 complimentary Early Bird tickets per festival
  • Brew Your Own Starting at $750

    Customize your sponsorship based on your marketing goals.

    Sponsor three of Brewers of Indiana Guild local beer festivals for $2,000 or one for $750 and receive the following:

    • your business name (as text) in event marketing
    • 2 complimentary Early Bird tickets per festival

Add-on opportunities (per festival)

10’ x 10’ Booth - $250
15’ x 15’ Booth (not available for Winterfest) - $375
20’ x 20’ Booth (not available for Winterfest) - $500
Logo and company link on www.drinkIN.beer (5,000+ users/mo.) for one year - $250
2 invitations to pre-festival brewery gathering the night before festival (when applicable) - $100
Opportunity to purchase up to 10 Early Bird tickets at the discounted rate of $25 each

CUSTOM PARTNERSHIPS

Have a creative idea to reach beer lovers at our events? Contact us to share your ideas for a custom partnership.

 

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