The Lit Fest is one of the most anticipated festivals of the summer. Each year, the festival draws an engaged, educated and mindful audience. In 2016, more than 125,000 people attended the festivities, enjoying more than 250 author events and perusing the goods of hundreds of booksellers from across the nation.
By participating in Printers Row Lit Fest, your brand has the opportunity to connect with thousands of people throughout the weekend! There are endless possibilities for targeted branding and customized activation onsite.

To learn more about how your company or organization can become a part of this exciting event in 2017, please contact Katie Kosko, kkosko@tronc.com.

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COUNTRY Financial

For more than 85 years COUNTRY Financial has been protecting cars, homes, farms and lives. We understand that helping you means knowing you, so we’ll meet with you one-on-one to provide tailored solutions that fit your lifestyle, helping you balance your goals for today with a better understanding of your hopes for tomorrow.

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Book TV on C-SPAN2 is television for serious readers. Each weekend, Book TV brings you 48 hours of nonfiction book programming on topics including history, biography, politics, and more. Every Saturday, 8 am – Monday, 8 am ET.

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KIND Healthy Snacks

Since its founding in 2004, KIND® has been on a mission to make the world a little kinder one snack and one act at a time. KIND was born out of its founder's desire to create a snack that was healthy and tasty, wholesome and convenient. What began as a line of premium Fruit & Nut bars sparked the creation of an entirely new healthier snacking category. Today, KIND has a family of snacks that offer solutions for a variety of different occasions.

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Gin's East

For 50 years, the original Gino’s East has been offering the best deep dish pizza experience in Chicago. Since we opened our doors in 1966, we’ve shared millions of our signature golden-crust Chicago-style pizzas with Chicagoans, celebrities, and visitors from all over the world. Don’t believe us? The writing is on the walls! We’re world-famous for our tradition of letting all of our customers leave their mark on our restaurant. Come by and leave some graffiti, if you can find a spot, and see if you can find it next year!

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Navy Pier

Navy Pier is a not-for-profit originally opened as a shipping and recreational facility in 1916. Located on Lake Michigan, it has served many purposes throughout its rich history and currently encompasses more than fifty acres of parks, gardens, shops, restaurants, family attractions and exhibition facilities and is the top leisure destination in the Midwest, drawing nearly nine million visitors annually.

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1001 South State

South Loop renters searching for innovation and style will find their perfect home at 1001 South State. A luxury hi-rise, 1001 provides an ideal balance of work and play with unique amenities that incorporate the best of technology and creativity.

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We believe coffee in all its forms—whole bean, brewed, and espresso—should be an approachable, accessible luxury. Our goal is to make our coffee a memorable addition to any experience, and to make the act of preparing and enjoying a cup of our coffee an experience in and of itself.

The pursuit of exceptional coffee is a lifelong journey of discovery and delight. Whether in one of our coffeebars, at home, or at your favorite restaurant or café, we hope you’ll join us for your next cup.

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Chicago Public Library

We welcome and support all people in their enjoyment of reading and lifelong learning. Working together, we strive to provide equal access to information, ideas and knowledge through books, programs and other resources. We believe in the freedom to read, to learn, to discover. "The public library is where place and possibility meet." — Chicago native and author Stuart Dybek

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WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

WBEZ 91.5 Chicago is the region’s premier hub for public media programming and NPR programming, consistently delivering high quality journalism and original, unique content on the airwaves and across digital platforms. We are committed to our mission to nourish and drive the public conversation by telling stories that provoke thought, entertain, capture emotion and inspire action.

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"Do you have a big idea? Join us for the WTTW Kids Big Idea Live Tour! A free, fun-filled live show for kids and families, where the WTTW Kids Lab Guys will explore some big ideas like life cycles, emotions and nature and share the recipe for a big idea: Wonder, Watch & Learn More!"

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CHIRP is a volunteer-driven community radio station that focuses on independent music, arts, and culture. The station is live and local every day of the year from 6am-midnight from studios in Chicago’s North Center neighborhood. CHIRP DJs are passionate, knowledgeable music fans who curate shows featuring a wide mix of local, independent, lesser-heard, and just generally good music from a variety of genres and eras. You can listen online at chirpradio.org.

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