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Growing your brand awareness is effective and fun with the Illinois State Fair.  Visited by more than 700,000 fairgoers in 2023, this annual event is your unique opportunity to participate in one of the state’s fastest growing tourist destinations.

Sponsorships are a collaboration between your organization, the fairgoer and the Fair, and we are committed to making the experience memorable and positive for all involved. Our creative team works directly with you to curate a custom experience that influences your target audience and exceeds your expectations. We offer a variety of options to create impressions and brand awareness with fairgoers.  Deliverables can include print media, signage opportunities, event/stage/title sponsorships, booth space for activation and engagement, logo placement and much more.  The opportunities are only limited by your imagination! 

700,000+ fairgoers in 2023

221,000+ online followers

14,000+ Nightly Grandstand Capacity

Taking a trip down memory lane is as easy as visiting the Illinois State Fair.  The smells of the Fair food; the thrill of the carnival midway; the feel of the bass beat at your favorite concert; and the sounds of livestock being ushered in and out of the show ring.  All of this – and more – await you just inside the Main Gate!  Since 1852, the Illinois State Fair has been making memories for generation upon generation of fairgoers, and you can be part of this annual tradition.

300+ Vendors

15,000+ Entries in the Agricultural Shows

20,000+ volunteer service hours

How to get started

The 11-days of the Illinois State Fair are just around the corner, so start today by envisioning how your organization can be part of the fun.  Let us build a sponsorship package that will expand your audience, maximize your exposure and grow your brand. 

For more information, contact

Joe Khayyat or Brandon Oxley


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