2020 SUMMIT EXPO SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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Craft Beer Summit Expo: Long Beach Convention Center September 9-12, 2020
The California Craft Beer Summit is a celebration of the craft beer community in California and the best way to connect with owners and decision makers from the breweries that produce more than 90 percent of our state’s craft beer. Expand your reach, meet the decision makers and show your support for the thriving craft beer industry.
2,000+ Attendees at the Expo (CCBA member brewery owners, brewers, brewers-in-planning, retailers, craft beer industry partners, distributors and hospitality professionals) and 6,500+ over the Expo and Festival
180+ Breweries
150+ 
Exhibitors and Sponsors
40+ Educational Presentations
2 Full-Days of Exhibiting hours


For questions, please contact Scott Marks at scott (at) californiacraftbeer (dot) com or 916-228-4471

Tier 1 – Imperial Level Sponsorship | $10,000

SOLD! Summit VIP Reception | $20,000 | Sold Out

September 11, 2020 5:30-7:30PM
Long Beach Performing Arts Center Terrace

  • Your California craft beer brands served during the Brewers VIP Reception
  • Your company logo, co-branded with the CCBA logo, on the reception tasting glasses
  • Your company logo on entrance signage
  • Appetizers provided to attendees at the VIP reception
  • Your company logo displayed on the Summit website homepage, Summit Expo Attendee Guide sponsor page, in the Summit Beer Festival Brochure and Sponsorship banner. Plus: your company logo is included in all promotional materials (posters, postcards, etc.) where Summit Partners are listed

10 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

Summit Expo Imperial Lounge | $10,000 | 1 Available

September 10-11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

Interact with Summit Expo attendees while they stop by and enjoy a beer in your own open area lounge. Your lounge Includes full beer service, and beer server (upon request).

  • 20×20’ lounge space with priority selection
  • Pour beer brands of your choice in your custom lounge space (beer sourced by sponsor and donated by CCBA member brewery)
  • Your company logo displayed on the Summit website homepage, Summit Expo Attendee Guide sponsor page, in the Summit Beer Festival Brochure and Sponsorship banner. Plus: your company logo is included in all promotional materials (posters, postcards, etc.) where Summit Partners are listed
  • 8 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
For Breweries!  Summit Brewery Partner | $10,000 | 2 Available

September 10-12, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center and Marina Green Park, Long Beach

  • 10×20’ booth strategically placed around the CCBA Hub in the middle of the expo hall
  • 10’x20’ space strategically placed at the center of the Summit Beer Festival
  • Pour beer brands of your choice in your custom lounge space (beer donated by sponsor)
  • Your company logo displayed on the Summit website homepage, Summit Expo Attendee Guide sponsor page, in the Summit Beer Festival Brochure and Sponsorship banner. Plus: your company logo is included in all promotional materials (posters, postcards, etc.) where Summit Partners are listed
  • 8 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

Tier 2 – Double Level Sponsorships | $3,000-$9,000

Summit Hub Booth – Pouring | $8000 | 1 Available

September 10-11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

  • 10×20’ prime location space with priority selection at the CCBA Summit hub
  • Pour beer brands of your choice in your custom lounge space (beer sourced by sponsor and donated by CCBA member brewery)
  • Your company logo displayed on the Summit website homepage, Summit Expo Attendee Guide sponsor page, and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 6 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Summit Hub Booth – Non-Pouring | $6,000 | 1 Available

September 10-11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

  • 10×20’ prime location space with priority selection at the CCBA Summit hub
  • Your company logo displayed on the Summit website homepage, Summit Expo Attendee Guide sponsor page, and Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Social Hub Sponsorship | $6,000 | 1 Available

September 10-11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

Sponsor the hub where the industry and media come together at the Summit. Charging stations and internet connectivity is available to attendees at the Community Hub.

  • 10’x30’ Community Hub booth with electrical power for charging stations and internet connectivity
  • Your company signage at the Hub
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Expo Open Lounge Space | $5,000 | 4 Available

September 10-11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

Interact with Summit Expo attendees and fully activate your brand in your own lounge space strategically placed next to one of the regional guilds (Bay Area Brewers Guild, San Diego Brewers Guild, etc.) where beer is served

  • 20’x20’ open floor lounge space with priority space selection across from California regional guild pouring stations
  • CCBA provides Summit themed furniture to enhance the lounge look and feel and to create the only seating area for the guild pouring spaces
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Interactive Display (Hops, Grains, Yeast, Water) | $5,000 | 4 Available

September 10-11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

Sponsor one of the Interactive Ingredient Display features that educates attendees about Hops, Grains, Water and Yeast.

  • Interactive and custom beer Ingredient open lounge space (20’x20’) strategically placed on the Expo floor
  • Opportunity to fully brand and activate this space
  • 1-2 beer brands (that include or showcase your product/brand) poured at your space (sourced and provided by sponsor)
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Brewery Fun Center | $5,000 | 1 Available

September 10-11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

The Brewery Fun Center is a 20’x20’ space with fun and interactive games, where your team can network with attendees in a casual environment. Giant Jenga, foosball, ping pong and corn hole. It’s truly a place where attendees will come and “hang out.” The vision for this area is to set it up like a tasting room with the same look and feel. The sponsor would have people in the area to hang out, talk with brewers, and engage with attendees. We could build in a kiosk or something similar for your branded materials and make it a good, active area for your organization

  • 20×20 space at the California Craft Beer Summit Expo, during exhibiting hours, for immersive gaming attendee experience (sponsor responsible for bringing games)
  • Brewery Fun Center identified on conference guide and app maps
  • Opportunity to promote and pass out company literature in the activity area
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
For Breweries! Featured Craft Brewery Partner | $5,000 | 3 Available

Elevate your brands at the Summit Beer Festival and at the Summit Expo. At the Expo, engage with 2000+ craft beer professionals including retailers, wholesalers and, industry professionals. At the Festival, pour beer for the 4500+ craft beer lovers from all over California.

  • 10’x10’ booth, strategically placed around the CCBA Hub and in the middle of the expo hall, to pour your brands (Sept. 10 & 11)
  • 10’x20’ booth, with preferred placement, in the center of the Summit Beer Festival (Sept. 12)
  • Your company logo on the Summit Expo Conference Guide Sponsor page, Summit Beer Festival Brochure and on the large Summit Beer Festival Sponsor Banner
  • 8 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Welcome Reception – Presenting Sponsor | $4,000 | 1 Available

September 9, 2020, 5-8PM
Trademark Brewing, Long Beach

Presenting sponsor of the reception for breweries coming into Long Beach for the Summit. The event will be at Trademark Brewing and will be open to all Summit VIP Attendees with a valid badge.

  • 8’ table and 2 chairs at the Reception
  • Display (up to) 2 stand-up banners
  • Opportunity to distribute your company products or materials to attendees
  • Your company listed as the Presenting Welcome Reception sponsor in all emails & marketing
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Sustainability Collaboration Spotlight | $3,000 | 6 Available

September 10-11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

The Sustainability Spotlight allows you to highlight your products and innovations and provides you with turnkey opportunity to have one-on-one conversations and offer solutions to attendees while educating consumers about the latest trends in Sustainability. Collaboration sponsors will each highlight a different aspect of sustainability (water, solar, energy, utility, etc.). There will only be one sponsor in each category

  • Each sponsor will get 10’x15’ space in the Sustainability Spotlight at the Craft Beer Summit expo to provide an immersive Sustainability themed experience that will include information, innovation and education for attendees
  • Sustainability Spotlight designated as an Interactive area on the show floor, indicated in the attendee guide, Summit ap, and with an overhead sign in the expo hall
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Craft Can Land | $3,000 | 6 Available

September 10-11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

Canning has taken the craft industry by storm. At the 2020 Summit in Long Beach the CCBA will be highlighting the canning process in the Craft Can Land interactive pavilion, a 30’x30’ open space on the expo floor highlighting the canning process from start to finish. Can Land will include the following: can filler, canning line, mobile canning service and labeler and other canning specific companies. These sponsorships are available to only one company offering these products/services.

  • Each sponsor will get 10’x15’ space in the Can Land Pavilion at the Craft Beer Summit, during exhibiting hours, for immersive canning process and innovation attendee experience
  • Craft Can Land designated as an Interactive area on the show floor, indicated in the attendee guide, Summit ap, and with a sign in the expo hall
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
NEW! Chef & Brewer Demo Stage | $3,000 | 1 Available

September 12-13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center

California chefs and brewers pair up to demonstrate, discuss, and educate the attendees about food, beer and why they pair well together. The Chef & Brewer Demo stage features live discussions, demos and pairings with California’s craft brewers and premier chefs. Attendees get to experience and taste the ultimate pairings of craft beer and food and build on their existing pairing knowledge and portfolio

  • Opportunity to fully brand and activate this stage and space for both days of the expo
  • Your company name and logo on the Chef & Brewer Demo stage signage
  • Your company signage on Chef & Brewer Demos stage for full brand exposure to attendees
  • The option to host your own Food Demo featured each day of the Expo – plus your choice of beer
  • Announcement of your company, from the Chef & Brewer Demos stage, as the sponsor
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • Half-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Summit App Sponsorship | $3,500 | 1 Available
  • September 9-12, 2020
    Long Beach Convention Center

    • Sponsorship logo on the Splash screen for the California Craft Beer Summit Attendee App
    • Pre-Promotional Support: Summit App mentioned in periodic media posts (CCBA Blog, Bulletin, social media, etc.)
    • Banner on Summit App
    • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
    • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

Tier 3 – Sessionable Sponsorships | Less Than $3,000

New! Summit VIP Reception Table Sponsor | $2,000 | 3 Available

September 11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center Terrace Plaza

Gain exposure at the Summit with an 8’ table at the Summit VIP Reception (for VIP badge holders only) where attendees will network and enjoy beer selections from CCBA member breweries.

  • 8’ table and 2 chairs inside the Terrace Plaza area during the Anniversary Reception
  • Sponsor can pour up to 2 brands of CCBA brewery member beer during the reception (volunteers available upon request)
  • Sponsor can provide samples of their product during the reception along with the beer samples
  • Sponsor can activate and brand this area with (up to) 2 pop-up banners, tablecloth or other branded items
  • Sponsor can hand out flyers and provide giveaways (at sponsor table) during the reception
  • Sponsor company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Summit Attendee Bag | $2,500 plus cost of bags | 1 Available

September 10-11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

The Summit attendee bag will be given out at to each attendee at registration, filled with event information and products. It will have your company logo displayed prominently across the front and will be co-branded with the Summit graphics.

  • Includes an insert item of your choosing
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Expo Tasting Glass | $2,500 plus cost of glass | 1 Available

September 10-11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

Guests will experience the best in craft beer with the specially designed Summit tasting glass with your logo prominently placed.

  • Your company logo prominently placed on one side of the Summit Expo tasting glass and co-branded with the Summit logo (on the other side)
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

 

Lanyards | $2,500 | 1 Available

September 9-12, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

  • Your company logo on the Summit Expo Lanyard that is provided to each attendee (sponsor to purchase lanyards)
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Product/Service Spotlight | $2,500 | 1 Available

September 10 or 11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

  • 20-minute education presentation on a topic of your choice (approved and collaborated with the CCBA) on the Spotlight Stage. All Spotlight Stage presentations will be listed in the conference guide schedule (no PowerPoint or other AV capability)
  • Your signage around the Spotlight stage during your presentation
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
New! Hospitality Lounges | $2,500 | 2 Available

September 10 or 11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

  • Host attendees at your hospitality lounge, on September 10 or 11, outside the Education Sessions
  • Coffee and snacks are provided for your guests
  • Your lounge is listed in the attendee guide and Summit App
  • Your branding can be in the lounge all day
  • Ability to fully activate and brand your lounge
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
New! Welcome Reception – Collaboration Beer | $2,000 | 1 Available

September 9, 2020, 5-8PM
Trademark Brewing, Long Beach

Sponsorship of the collaboration beer provided to each reception attendee. The Welcome Reception is for breweries coming into Long Beach for the Summit. The event will be at Trademark Brewing and will be open to all Summit VIP Attendees with a valid badge.

  • 8’ table and 2 chairs at the Reception
  • Partner with Trademark Brewing to collaborate on a beer to be provided to all reception attendees (beer donated to CCBA for the reception)
  • Display (up to) 2 stand-up banners around your table
  • Opportunity to distribute the collaboration beer and your company products or materials to attendees at your table
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
New! Welcome Reception – Food Sponsor | $2,000 | 1 Available

September 9, 2020, 5-8PM
Trademark Brewing, Long Beach

Sponsorship of the food provided to reception attendees. The Welcome Reception is for breweries coming into Long Beach for the Summit. The event will be at Trademark Brewing and will be open to all Summit VIP Attendees with a valid badge.

  • 8’ table and 2 chairs at the Reception
  • Designated sponsor for the food that will be proved to all reception attendees
  • Display (up to) 2 stand-up banners around the food service area
  • Opportunity to distribute your company products or materials to attendees at your table
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
New! Welcome Reception – Exhibitor Supporting | $2,000 | 1 Available

September 9, 2020, 5-8PM
Trademark Brewing, Long Beach

Highlight your brand with a table space at the Summit Welcome Reception. This reception is for breweries coming into Long Beach for the Summit. The event will be at Trademark Brewing and will be open to all Summit VIP Attendees with a valid badge.

  • 8’ table and 2 chairs at the Reception
  • Display (up to) 2 stand-up banners
  • Opportunity to distribute your company products or materials to attendees at your table
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Tap Talks | $1,500 | 8 Available

September 10 or 11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center

  • Sponsorship of the Tap Talk Stage for sessions presenting dynamic presentations by the Rock Stars of Craft Beer
  • Your company mentioned as the Tap Talk sponsor at the beginning of the talk
  • Signage, with your company logo on show card on the stage
  • Your company name on the schedule sign near the stage
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Educational Sessions | $1,500 | 20 Available

September 10 or 11, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center
Sponsor individual educational sessions featuring craft beer industry experts. Includes:

  • Thank you to our sponsor, mentioning your company name and the attending company representative
  • Your company name and logo on the sign at the session
  • Place your flyers out on the table in the back of the room
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Summit Staff and Volunteer Shirt Sponsorship | $1,000 (plus cost of t-shirts) | 1 Available

September 10-12, 2020
Long Beach Convention Center and Marina Green Park, Long Beach

  • Your company name/logo prominently displayed on the t-shirts (arm/shoulder area) worn by all Summit staff and volunteers. Co-branded with Summit or CCBA logo
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company name/logo in the Summit Beer Festival Brochure
  • Your branded item or literature insert in the Summit brewers gift bag (provided to all 160+ Summit Beer Festival brewery participants)
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

Promotional Sponsorships and Advertising

Promotions in the Summit Expo Hall | $Multiple Prices | 25 Available

Advertising in the Expo hall is a unique way to gain brand exposure to conference attendees.

  • NEW! Brand the Summit Water Dispensers – Your company logo, on the water dispensers around the Summit Expo – $2,000
  • See all Long Beach Convention Center lobby, window and entrance promotional options Summit Expo HERE!
  • Summit Attendee Bag Inserts – Your company’s promotion material inserted into the Summit Event Bag provided to all attendees at registration (must be pre-approved by CCBA – approx. 2000 units): $750
  • Truck Parking outside of Convention Center for both days of the expo (September 12 and 13): $2,000
  • Table Tents – One table tent placed on each table for one day (Thursday or Friday) – includes approximately 30 tents per day: $1,000
  • Festival Brewers Gift Bag Insert: Provided to each brewery pouring beer at the festival (approx. 170 units): $500
  • Summit Beer Festival Fence Banners: $500 (sponsor to provide banner)
Summit Attendee Bag Inserts | $750 | 25 Available

Summit Attendee Bag Inserts – Your company’s promotion material inserted into the Summit Event Bag provided to all attendees at registration (must be pre-approved by CCBA)

Advertising in the Summit Program | $Multiple Prices | 25 Available

Placing Ads in our Summit Program is a great way to gain exposure for your brand & your messaging to conference attendees.

  • Full Back Cover: $1,500
  • Full Inside of Front Cover: $1,200
  • Full Inside of Back Cover: $1,200
  • Full Page: $750
  • 1/2 page: $500
  • 1/4 page: $300
Summit Event Calendar | $75 | 18 Available

Is your company hosting an evening event in Long Beach during the Summit? Post it in the Summit Week Events page on the CA Craft Beer Summit website here. Your company can plan and produce the off-site event and the CCBA will help promote it, to attendees on the Summit website.

 

 

Important Dates

  • May 2020
    Early Bird Tickets on Sale!
  • September 9-11, 2020
    California Craft Beer Summit Expo Hall at the Long Beach Convention Center
  • September 12, 2020
    CA Summit Beer Festival at Marina Green Park in Long Beach

2019 Sponsors