Target Audience :
West Fest appeals to a wide and sophisticated audience. West Town neighbors, families, pet owners, and Chicago-land festival, art, and music enthusiasts of all ages attend the event. The majority of attendees tend to be between 25-35 years of age.
Estimated Attendance: 50,000
Exposure through Advertising:
WXRT is the exclusive radio sponsor with over 40 promotional spots for the event.
The Chicago Tribune / Red Eye are anticipated Print Media Sponsors with multiple display ads and online promotions listing sponsors and featuring certain sponsor logos.
Additional Marketing: Press releases are sent to over 100 local and national press contacts.
500 posters and 5,000 postcards are produced with sponsor logos and listings which are distributed locally. The event is promoted on the chamber website www.westtownchamber.org, and on the event’s exclusive website www.do-divisionstreetfest.com.
Online Marketing: West Fest has a Facebook Page and Twitter account with numerous fans and followers. www.westfestchicago.com will promote the event.
Yelp is also an anticipated media partner and will blast their opted in list with information on the event and a link to the event website.
Additional Advertisements will be placed in local newspapers and magazines and online pending sponsorship deals and final budgets.
The event is promoted on the chamber website www.westtownchamber.org, and on the event’s exclusive website www.westfestchicago.com with an entire page dedicated to sponsor links and logos. West Fest also has its own Facebook page and Twitter Account with hundreds of followers and fans.
Yelp.com is also an anticipated media sponsor and will email blast approximately 70,000 local influencers and tastemakers all over Chicago.
Additional Advertisements will be placed in local newspapers and magazines pending sponsorship deals and final budgets.
Sponsors may participate with onsite signage and vending opportunities. Sponsorship of West Fest offers your business direct, live exposure to large crowds in a relaxed, friendly and non-threatening environment. The consumer not only sees the product, but can touch it, hear it, use it and best of all...purchase it.
Why Sponsor West Fest?
Because you want your brand associated with this awesome event! Plus sponsorship can connect your business with a wide range of consumers through sampling/sales, lead generation, displays, retail bounce-back programs, on-site signage, media logo inclusion, online marketing, web links and more.
Sponsorship package can be customized to suit your specific needs. Pricing available upon request.
The WTCC is a 501 C6 Non-Profit organization thus your sponsorship expenses are partially tax deductible. Scroll down to link to the West Fest 2012 Sponsorship Information.