We grew their Facebook page by 21% in 3 months with an engagement increase of over 6,500% and an awareness increase of over 2,800% in that time period.

Grew Instagram by 25% in 3 months with a content engagement rate of 5.06% (up 1,900%) based on the near 3k following with total impressions over 212K garnered throughout the 3 month period.


Putting the SouthSide of Chicago on the Map as the Place to Be

On the first weekend of June every year, the Hyde Park Brew Fest heralds over 50,000 attendees to celebrate the beginning of summer and to enjoy a free weekend filled with some of the best music, food and local beer in the city.

For two days, the southside of Chicago becomes THE place to be. Past years have seen the likes of innovative hip-hop DJ and Producer, DJ Jazzy Jeff known most for his Grammy-winning work with Will Smith as DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Chicago born house music DJ Terry Hunter, world famous record producer DJ Clark Kent, known for producing monster hit tracks for artists such as Lil’ Kim, The Notorious B.I.G., Estelle, 50 Cent and more, DJ Biz Markie and DJ and producer DJ D Nice, a beatboxer, rapper, and photographer, a man of many talents.

Over 50 breweries will be on-site offering a range of ciders and beers, delicious dishes served by over 20 local restaurants and food trucks with the event brings with it an estimated $2.6M in economic impact to the southside neighborhood


Raise brand awareness for the event and increase attendance


Use their social channels to tell the story of the festival.

  • The “why” behind it
  • The people behind it
  • Announce and promote the breweries, share more about their beers and ciders
  • Announce and promote sponsors, vendors and experiential opportunities
  • Announce Artist Lineups & Schedules and more

All feed posts were supported with extended versions on IG stories and IGTV.

During the fest we shared a detailed IG Story to allow followers a view inside the fest; we further encouraged engagement by sharing follower content tagged with @hpbrewfest and #HPBF2019.

We also created custom filters for use by festival attendees.