• Marketing & Sponsorship

  • Digital

  • Share Your News With Us
    Leverage our social media and blog outlets to share news, events, and thought leadership. BDC members can submit their news to us through a content submission form. Click Here to submit.
     

    Website 

    Member Directory - Showcase your business and increase your SEO by listing your business in our directories. Directories are available on this website as well as the Why Berwyn? community marketing blog.
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    Social Media 

    Spotlight - Get noticed with a Social Media Spotlight! The BDC has nurtured an active following of Berwyn Believers through our social media platforms. As a benefit of membership at Tiers 3 and up, we extend the invitation to create a Social Media Spotlight for your business on our platform(s). With over 7,000 (and growing) combined social media subscribers and post reach with a potential to reach over 30,000 eyes, your spotlight is featured to an active audience that shapes the trends in Berwyn. Download our Social Media Guidelines and schedule your post today!

     

    Post/Story - Have seasonal specials, events, and promotions? We post on our Facebook and Instagram pages regularly. Your content submissions can be included in these posts helping you reach a wider audience for your efforts. 

     

    E-mail Marketing - Your content submission may also be included in our weekly lifestyle e-mail campaign: The Berwyn Beat. This campaign covers everything from music and entertainment to food, drinks, community and family events, and even spotlights neighbors! 

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    Print

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    Berwyn Magazine - Exclusive Member Advertising - Purchase ad space in our magazines, options include 6 different ad sizes, advertorial, editorial and opportunities.
    BDC Advertisement Design Program: Want to advertise with an ad but don’t have a designer or the time? The Berwyn Development Corporation is offering their design services for BDC Members for only $35! 

     

    The Berwyn Magazine is the most widely distributed publication in Berwyn, reaching over 33,000+ mailboxes quarterly. Each English edition is mailed to every Berwyn household and business with a second Spanish edition mailed to every Spanish-preferred home. The magazine features BDC news and economic development updates, community news, chamber activities, and upcoming events.

    Read the archives.

     

    Community Resource GuideCommunity Guide Rate Sheet (2021) Reserve your space by May 7! Our second issue of Berwyn Magazine is the Community Resource Guide that reaches over 33,000+ Berwyn households and businesses, 6 surrounding communities, and every BDC member outside of Berwyn. In addition, every new Berwyn resident receives a copy of the Community Resource Guide with their welcome packet. BDC members receive a complimentary listing and are offered discounted advertising rates. Advertising in the guide gives your business year-round exposure and builds your local brand.
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    Banner Program - The City of Berwyn Street Pole Banner Program is a unique opportunity to advertise 24-hours-a-day in Berwyn’s active commercial corridors. Banners are a great way to attract customers, show Berwyn pride, and support the business-building efforts of the BDC.

     

    Mailing Labels - If you are looking for a B2B promotion, the BDC sells mailing labels for all Berwyn businesses (700+ contacts). Chamber label lists are more accurate and less expensive than other sources. The cost for labels is $440 per set. Members at Tier 2 receive 50% off, Tier 3 receives one FREE set per year, Tier 4 receives two FREE sets a year, and Tiers 5 and 6 receive unlimited sets of printed mailing labels.

     

    New Member Announcement & Member Milestones - Each Berwyn Magazine includes listings of new BDC members. Annually, members celebrating 5+ year milestones are featured in a social media spotlight.

  • Events & Sponsorship

    Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening
    New business in town and need exposure? We have you covered with our Standard and Enhanced Grand Openings. The BDC coordinates logistics, designs, and mails invitations to members and civic officials. Options for Facebook ads are also available. Tier 3 members are eligible for a Standard Grand Opening which includes a photo and brief caption that is published in the Berwyn Magazine and released to the local media. Tiers 4, 5 & 6 are eligible for an Enhanced Grand Opening which includes a YouTube video, social media postings, and a full press release with a photo that is published in Berwyn Magazine and released to the media.
     
    Community Event Booth Space & Sponsorships
    The BDC manages community-wide events including the Depot District Mini-Golf Pub Crawl, Clean Sweep Garage Sale, Taste of Main Street on Cermak Road, Berwyn Route 66 Car Show, Berwyn's Oktoberfest, and the Roosevelt Road Zombie Walk & Pub Crawl. These events offer discounted vendor and sponsorship opportunities for our members. Our Top Tier members are eligible for a 10% sponsorship credit on BDC events (up to the Silver level). Go to our Events Calendar and select the event you are interested in sponsoring. Contact the BDC for further details about our sponsorship opportunities.
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