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Partner with Navy Pier

Partnering with Navy Pier, the Midwest’s premier leisure destination, connects your organization with more than nine million visitors annually (six million from the Chicagoland area). We offer dynamic sponsorships that provide impactful engagement opportunities for your company’s marketing objectives, including year-round brand visibility, high-traffic areas for brand activation, corporate partnerships and much more.

To view a list of Navy Pier contributors, click here.

Corporate Partnerships

Year-round event programming at Navy Pier provides partners with increased brand awareness through targeted media campaigns, consumer engagement, integrated, interactive displays and an opportunity to create customized retail promotions. To discuss corporate partnerships, including event and public programming sponsorship, please contact Jason Schultz at jschultz@navypier.org.

Foundation Partnerships

Navy Pier engages the nonprofit and philanthropic community in mutually beneficial partnerships that support shared values and further Navy Pier’s mission to provide year-round, free arts and culture programs to millions of annual guests. To discuss partnership or grant opportunities, please contact Marie Bahati at mbahati@navypier.org.

Brand Activations at Navy Pier

Extend your brand’s reach at Navy Pier! With an average daily attendance of nearly 25,000 and peak daily attendance of nearly 100,000, Navy Pier welcomes Chicagoans and worldwide visitors 363 days a year.

We can identify spaces where you can promote your brands, products and services with maximum impact in a high-traffic location. Previous activations have included vehicle displays, food sampling, make-up and hair styling, TV show launches and promotions, new product launches, art installations and more. We can accommodate all types and sizes of mobile marketing displays. We can also complement your experiential marketing efforts with customized packages that can include Navy Pier’s digital assets.

To see how we can help you best achieve your initiatives, please contact Harry Smyrniotes at hsmyrniotes@navypier.org.

Partnership Contacts

Corporate Relations and Sponsorship
Jason Schultz: jschultz@navypier.org

Foundation Relations and Grants
Marie Bahati: mbahati@navypier.org

Marketing/Product Activations and Promotions
Harry Smyrniotes: hsmyrniotes@navypier.org

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