Marketing + Advertising

Purchase Advertising

To inquire about advertising and marketing opportunities, please complete our advertising inquiry form here. To learn more about event sponsorship opportunities, check out our Signature Event Sponsorship page.

Available Digital Advertising

To ensure quality reproduction, all artwork should be sized to scale, .jpg, .png, .gif files are accepted. Recommended file size is 72 – 96dpi, approximately 40-100kb. Color space must be RGB for digital use.

Newsletter Banners

Members and nonmembers can purchase advertisements in our weekly newsletters! Targeted emails are sent weekly to our list of over 5,000 engaged business and community subscribers.

Newsletter Banner Ad Specs:

  • 1000 x 135px, PNG files requested
  • $75 for 2 weeks; $125 for 1 month

Contact us to plan your next eNews placement.

Available Print Advertising

GRCC prints multiply neighborhood guides to highlight the diversity of local business. We also print event guides for our high-traffic signature events. To ensure quality print reproduction, all logos should be vector files (.eps or .ai files) and all advertisements should be delivered as high-resolution PDF files (300 dpi at final print size). All color images and layouts must be CMYK mode.

Malt Row Map and Guide
Download the official Malt Row Guide to Breweries

Malt Row Brewery Guide

Published annually for the start of Illinois Craft Beer Week each May, GRCC updates the Malt Row brewery guide each year.

Distribution and Reach

10,000 copies are distributed at local breweries, taprooms, special events, AirBnB’s, bars, restaurants, cafes, community centers, libraries, and select hotels in downtown Chicago. A mobile-friendly, year-round Malt Row section of our website is also dedicated to our incredible independent craft beverage community.


Brewery info, a neighborhood map, restaurant recommendations, nearby retail listings and promotions for local businesses.

Advertising Options and Details

Available ad space includes:

  • back cover
  • full-page ads (very limited)
  • half-page ads
  • restaurant listings
  • retail listings

Ads are available for purchase typically between February and March every calendar year.

Click here for details.

Ravenswood Holiday Gift Guide

As part of our Shop Local holiday promotions, the GRCC publishes the Ravenswood Holiday Gift Guide.

Distribution and Reach

The gift guide is distributed around the neighborhood to various retailers, restaurants, and breweries. On Small Business Saturday, the GRCC hands out over 1,000 copies of the guidebooks to shoppers as part of our holiday festivities.


Featuring nearly 40 great local gift ideas and a listing of holiday happenings, this holiday guide is a must-have for shopping local and catching up on events scheduled in conjunction with Small Business Saturday.

Advertising Options and Details

Available ad space includes:

  • back cover
  • full-page ads (very limited)
  • half-page ads

Ads for the guidebook go on sale in late October and early November each year.

Signature Event Advertising

Ravenswood ArtWalk

Advertising with the Ravenswood ArtWalk is a great way to reach thousands of individuals with information about your company! Over 7,000 visitors come to Ravenswood for this annual celebration of creativity and industry. Event Sponsorship is also available.

Distribution and Reach

Between 5,000 – 7,500 program guides are printed each year. Along with attracting its usual base of art lovers and buyers, our neighborhood arts tour has success in targeting two new demographics- young people ages 21-35 and Ravenswood families who came out to enjoy RAW with their children


The tour guide features participating artists, venues, small businesses, and neighborhood tours. We also have an eclectic musical line-up across two stages and very well attended craft beer gardens, food trucks, and kids activity areas.

Advertising Options and Details

Available ad space includes:

  • Back Page (8.5” x 5.5”), color ad in the RAW guidebook – $2,000
  • Full Page (8.5” x 5.5”) color ad in the RAW guidebook – $1,500
  • Half Page (4.25” x 5.5”) color ad in the RAW guidebook – $1,000
  • Quarter Page (2.75” x 5.5”), color ad in the RAW guidebook – $500
  • Square (2.75” x 2.75”), color ad in the RAW guidebook – $250
  • Community Partners Logo, logo placement on the Ravenswood ArtWalk page here and in the RAW Guidebook. – $150

Ads are available for purchase typically between April and July every calendar year.

Banner Advertising

Promote your business and connect with the community with Neighborhood Banners.

The Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce’s Neighborhood Banner Program offers businesses prime visibility and connects their organizations to the community.

Learn More About Ads & Custom Advertising Packages

While these are our main digital print and advertising offerings, we can be flexible. If you have an idea or are looking for something more specific, let us know!

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