Sponsorship Packages

Sponsorship Overview

Use the Sponsorship Matrix to compare sponsorship level benefits to find the right fit for you.

Learn about event facts and figures, attendee demographic information and more! View our 2017 GABF Post Event Report.

  • Official Packages
  • Associate Packages
  • Patron Packages
  • Featured Craft Brewery Packages
  • Premier Packages
  • Supporter Packages

Offical Sponsors

If you are looking to give your company a high profile at GABF, this level will deliver, with naming rights for a festival asset, a premier exhibit space, logo placement on all GABF collateral, including billboards, posters, postcards, national print advertising, and so much more.

We’ll work with you to achieve your marketing goals and help you get the very most out of the event. There are only a select few sponsors at the official level, so your company stands out above all the rest.

See a detailed overview of official sponsorship packages.

Brand Your Company at the Festival

Following are current assets that you can brand within the festival. Or, bring us your idea!

Hotel Key Card Paired™ Pavilion
Official Nightly Event Sustainability Education Area
Beer Service Team Beer & Food Pavilion
Photo Sponsor Award Ceremony Yearly
Brewers Registration Wrist Bands
Brewers Studio Designated Driver Lounge
Welcome Reception Volunteers
You Be the Judge Saturday Brewers Hospitality
Brew Pub Pavilion Ticket Offer to Attendees
Attendee Bag Pocket Brewery Guide
Lanyards Main Stage
Mobile Application

Associate Packages

When your company signs on as an Associate Level sponsor, you’ll have the choice between festival asset naming rights or premier exhibit space, an incredible hospitality package, plus logo placement on all GABF collateral, banner placement in the festival hall, a full-page ad in the festival program, website banner advertisement, a registration bag insert and more.

You’ll enjoy being amongst a small group of sponsors at this level for utmost visibility on posters and postcards sent throughout the nation, as well as national print advertising.

See a detailed overview of Associate Sponsorship Packages.

The Great American Beer Festival offers the perfect opportunity for Red Robin to reinforce its beer focus and showcase its passion for beer. With 750 breweries, 150 sponsors and more than 60,000 attendees expected, Red Robin saw the Great American Beer Festival as the perfect place to reinforce its beer focus and showcase its passion for beer among the nation’s best breweries, brew masters and its peers.Sheila Zimmerman, Assistant Marketing Manager, Red Robin International, Inc

Patron Packages

Exhibiting Package

Enjoy great access to the 800 breweries at the festival as well as target attendees via social promotions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. This level sets you apart in a big way by allowing offering access to benefits that aren’t necessarily seen in other packages.

Non-Exhibiting Package

Our Patron Sponsors enjoy phenomenal viability to breweries in attendance. Host a brewers hospitality where you can place materials or have your own event and let us market it for you. A great hospitality package ensures you the opportunity for lots of networking.

Featured Craft Brewery Packages

Is your brewery ready to step up your marketing efforts and promote your brand to the largest, most receptive beer enthusiast audience found anywhere in North America? GABF offers a Featured Craft Brewery Sponsorship that will elevate your brewery’s profile.

Included with a Featured Craft Brewery sponsorship package is a 10’ x 10’ booth space, electronic banner(s) within the festival, advertising in the festival program, all-access sponsor badges, extra tickets for your staff or customers, and your brewery’s logo highlighted as a sponsor on all related festival collateral.

This sponsorship opportunity will help your brewery reach and influence festival attendees, stand among the other 800+ breweries in the festival, as well as brand your brewery’s name with the most prestigious beer festival in the country.

Taxable Barrels 10’ x 10’ End-Cap Booth 10’ x 20’ End-Cap Booth
0 – 50K $4,500 $8,500
51 – 100K $5,000 $9,000
101K – 250K $6,500 $12,000
251K – 6 million $8,000 $15,000

*Please note: Only breweries that meet the BA craft brewer definition are eligible for Featured Craft Brewery sponsorship.

Premier Sponsor Packages

Signing on as a Premier Supporter guarantees your company can exhibit at the festival whenever you’re ready to confirm participation.

Exhibiting Package

If your company is looking to make the most of your marketing budget, this sponsorship level delivers with an exhibit space, logo placement on all festival collateral, website banner advertisement, festival program advertisement and more.

Non-Exhibiting Package

This package is designed to get your brand in front of breweries in the festival and reach all attendees without having a booth presence. You enjoy a great hospitality package to enjoy networking before, during and after the festival, as well as advertising on the website, festival program, and on event signage.

Supporter Packages

Due to the extremely high demand for booth space and limited space in the festival hall, Premier Supporters and above are confirmed through July. Thereafter, space is offered to Supporters wanting to exhibit that have been placed on our Wait List form. All non-exhibiting sponsors are confirmed immediately.

Exhibiting Package

This is the most economical level of sponsorship and includes a 10’ x 10’ exhibit space, logo placement on all festival collateral, banner placement in the festival hall, website banner advertisement and more.

Non-Exhibiting Package

Beer industry professionals know that GABF is the best way to reach both consumers and industry members, which is why this sponsor level is ideal if your company is doing business with beer. Your company will receive logo placement on all festival collateral, banner placement in the festival hall, and materials that help you reach breweries such a registered brewery mailing list.

Please contact us for more information or to reserve space.

Kari Harrington
  • Kari Harrington
  • Business Development Manager for Advertising & Sponsorship (West)
  • 303.447.0816 x167
  • Email Kari
Tom McCrory
  • Tom McCrory
  • Business Development Manager for Advertising & Sponsorship (East)
  • 303.447.0816 x151
  • Email Tom