• SQUARE ROOTS FESTIVAL 2022 - Beer Sponsorship and A La Carte Brew Lounge Applications

    Festival hours: Friday, July 8, 5-10pm / Saturday, July 9, Noon-10pm / Sunday, July 10, Noon-9pm
    Brew Lounge hours: Saturday and Sunday, July 9 and 10, 12-6pm

    Festival location: 4400-4600 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago
    Brew Lounge location: TBD
    Festival website: www.SquareRoots.org

    Square Roots will be this summer's largest craft beer festival on Chicago's north side, and we invite you to participate in this highly anticipated event dedicated to serving only local and regional craft brews. Breweries without waymatic access will be required to bring cold plates and CO2 for their product(s).
    To take full advantage of your sponsorship, it's highly recommended to have a representative on-site for the management and movement of kegs as well as setup of booths throughout the event. In doing so, your focus will be 100% on your brand.
    DUE DATES
    APPLICATION DUE Friday, May 20 / FINAL BEERS DUE Wednesday, June 1 (include ABV and brief description of each) / PAYMENT DUE Wednesday, June 1/ DEPOSIT INVOICES DUE Friday, June 24
    BEER SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES
    2019 Premier Craft Brew and Weekend Craft Brew sponsors have first right of refusal on returning at the same level.
    $4,000 Premier Craft Brew Sponsor (Limit 1)
    * Product featured on 10 tap handles for all three days (product served at all 4 beverage stations). * Recognized from all stages. * Option to host dedicated lounge in north parking lot (hours TBD). * Option to provide beer for volunteer trainings and backstage for musicians. * Company logo will be displayed on: event website, Square Roots posters/flyers (minimum of 30,000 printed and distributed) and print advertising. * Two (2) company banners will be hung at Square Roots (Sponsor to provide). * Sponsor will receive ten (10) Square Roots passes and four (4) T-shirts. * Social media inclusion. * Up to two (2) Specialty styles can be featured at beverage station or Brew Lounge (Sponsor to decide).
    $2,500 Weekend Craft Brew Partner (Limit 4)
    * Product featured on 4 tap handles for all three days (2 taps at 2 different beverage stations). * Recognized from all stages. * Company logo will be displayed on: event website, Square Roots posters/flyers (minimum of 30,000 printed and distributed) and print advertising. * Two (2) company banners will be hung at Square Roots (Sponsor to provide). * Sponsor will receive ten (10) Square Roots passes and four (4) T-shirts. * Social media inclusion. * Up to two (2) Specialty styles can be featured at beverage station or Brew Lounge (Sponsor to decide).
    $1,500 Craft Brew Supporter
    * Product featured on 2 tap handles for all three days (at one beverage station). * Company logo will be displayed on: event website, Square Roots posters/flyers (minimum of 30,000 printed and distributed) and print advertising. * One (1) company banner will be hung at Square Roots (Sponsor to provide). * Sponsor will receive eight (8) Square Roots passes and four (4) T-shirts. * Social media inclusion. * One (1) Specialty style can be featured at beverage station or Brew Lounge (Sponsor to decide).
    $1,000 Craft Brew Fan
    * Product featured on 1 tap handle for all three days (at one beverage station). * Company logo will be displayed on: event website, Square Roots posters/flyers (minimum of 30,000 printed and distributed) and print advertising. * One (1) company banner will be hung at Square Roots (Sponsor to provide). * Sponsor will receive eight (8) Square Roots passes and two (2) T-shirts. * Social media inclusion. * One (1) Specialty style can be featured at beverage station or Brew Lounge (Sponsor to decide).
    A LA CARTE BEER PRESENCE
    Please review for participation in Brew Lounge.
    $300 Craft Brew Special Release (Limit 10)
    * Up to two (2) Specialty styles featured on two (2) tap handles for both days at the Brew Lounge: 1-7pm on Saturday, July 9, and 1-7pm on Sunday, July 10. * Brewery to provide all staffing and equipment (including tents, tent weights and tables). * Brewery to coordinate and store equipment overnight. * Brewery must provide style that is not readily available in bars/stores in the area (subject to committee approval).
    Select desired Beer Sponsorship OR Al la Carte Presence here: *
    Are you a member of the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce? *
    MAIN CONTACT INFORMATION
    This information will be utilized to coordinate your business participation in the event.
    xxx-xxx-xxxx
    ON-SITE BREWERY REPRESENTATIVE CONTACT INFORMATION
    This information will be utilized to send out instructions for day-of event, and for on-site communication. Square Roots will NOT be providing an on-site representative.
    Is your On-Site Brewery Representative information the same as your Main Contact information? *
    xxx-xxx-xxxx
    Payment Options *
    In order to maintain privacy, we will invoice those who want to pay by credit card, so you can directly enter your payment online. By agreeing to participate, please process payment by the June 1 due date. Applications will not be processed and space will not be secured until payment is received. Please make checks payable to "Square Roots" and mail to: Square Roots c/o Big Buzz Idea Group, 4055 W. Peterson Ave., Ste. 105, Chicago IL 60646
    This is not due until June 1, 2022 / Any changes to styles after June 1 may only be reflected in on-site signage.
    Event Requirements *
    SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION
    Signature
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