Sponsorship Information

Posters and Pints was founded in Northeast Minneapolis—a nationally recognized art district, and home to a growing number of craft breweries. Our one-day event offers artists a pop-up gallery, breweries a unique audience, and our partner Art Buddies with a laid-back fundraising environment. We’re seeking long-term sponsorship partners who share our passion for art, community and philanthropy.

Contact Nathan O’Brien via our contact form or call 612-208-6868 additional information. Sponsorship deadline is April 15th. Posters and Pints takes place June 11th, 2016 at the Uppercut Boxing Gym in Northeast Minneapolis.

Sponsorship Packages

Community & Trade

As a Thank You for supporting Art Buddies you’ll receive:

  • Logo on website
  • Social media mention
  • Flyer or coupon at event
  • Tickets

On-Site (limit 3)

Promote your product or brand directly at our event:

  • Logo on promotional postcard and posters
  • Editorial feature on our website and social media
  • Table or booth at event
  • Community package offerings

Programming Partner (limit 2)

We work with your team to create a unique event add-on like:

  • Special promotion or contest
  • Music programming
  • VIP area
  • Community & On-Site package offerings

Our Fans

In 2014, over 700 people attended our first-annual show. Featuring forty artists and a dozen craft breweries, our event grabbed the attention of cultured millennials as well as seasoned art and beer aficionados, with equal appeal to both genders. Posters and Pints attendees are the influencers of tomorrow.


56% Male 44% Female

40% 25-34 35% 35-44 25% Other

Getting the Word Out

Posters and Pints was featured in over 50 print and digital publications including: CityPages, Eater Minneapolis, L’etoile, Minnesota Monthly, Minneapolis Egotist and the Star Tribune. We received online support from The Growler magazine who provided sponsored advertising space, as well as recognition from Thrifty Hipster, who featured us in an event re-cap and photo gallery. The show was highlighted in the CityPages A-List (print edition) and the Weekend Round-up. Our street team distributed 2,000 postcards to over 200 metro locations ranging from coffee shops, gift shops, design firms, breweries, liquor stores and restaurants.

Building Buzz

The founders and staff of Posters and Pints have over a decade of experience working in advertising, technology and design. We put that experience to good use and achieved the following results:

15.5K impressions for our top Facebook post

29.6K impression on Twitter over 90 days

17.3K website page views over 90 days

7.8K likes on shared Instagram content

Charity Partner

Art Buddies pairs creative mentors with kids from low-income families at partnering elementary schools. The creative mentors that make Art Buddies possible, come from a wide range of professional fields. They help children foster their own creativity, instill confidence, and dream of a brighter future.