Partner with PLW!
Our partner opportunities feature benefits that work year-round to enhance the visibility of libations destinations and other organizations that make Pittsburgh a country-wide attraction. PLW takes into mind the entire industry at every juncture to provide the best possible results for everyone.
Pittsburgh Libations Week is not possible without you. Whether you're making the beverages that fill our glasses or have a vested interest in the libations community, we look forward to your partnership!
Libations Industry Destinations
The growth and success our industry enjoys every day is because of the blood, sweat, and tears you’ve poured into your business.
We've created four partner levels that take into consideration your marketing visibility needs, desired degree of involvement, and budget. Comprehensive content marketing initiatives, event promotion via our Drink Pittsburgh Mobile App, and co-branded event opportunities are a few of the ways that we're hooking you up as a Libations Industry Partner.
Using our knowledge of the industry and years of marketing, event planning, and promotional management skills will increase your business's exposure so you can do even more kick-ass stuff in Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Libations Week is not just about incredible adult beverages; it’s a celebration of the entire Pittsburgh area and the businesses that make our city an attraction across the country.
We want to provide organizations outside the libations industry an opportunity to not only partake in our activities and learn more about what the adult beverage industry is all about, but also promote your company and offer tremendous incentives to your employees (complementary brewery tour and tasting, anyone?)
Depending on the size of your business and desired level of involvement, we have three partner levels for you.
We're proud to share our 2018 partners!
Learn more about our 2018 partners!
Breaking Brews started as a craft beer blog by Jason Cercone and has grown into a full-service libations media organization specializing in promotions, marketing, sales, consulting, branding, content creation, and social media management. It’s Jason’s mission to push Pittsburgh’s craft beer and libations scene forward by connecting enthusiasts to bars, breweries, distilleries, and organizations through education, conversation, commentary, and entertainment.
Brewed2Burn is an independent, Pittsburgh-based candle business created by Michelle Dangelo Arnoni. She’s dedicated to crafting bespoke, hand-poured, beer-inspired candles. Each locally-sourced candle contains soy wax, an environmentally sound substance that burns cleanly from start to finish. The extensive palette offers a scent for everyone.
Founded by Steve Hindy and and Tom Porter in 1988, Brooklyn Brewery has grown into an internationally-lauded brewery. In Pittsburgh, Natalie Kiro continues to champion the Brooklyn Brewery brand while supporting the local beer scene as their Event Ambassador in Pittsburgh.
Craft Beer Industry Podcast
Every other week, Jaron Barton hosts the Craft Beer Industry Podcast. It features conversations with various people making their living within the craft beer industry. Topics discussed include what’s happening in their part of the craft beer scene and what it took to get them to where they are today.
Fat Head’s Brewery
Fat Head's Saloon was founded in 1992 in Pittsburgh, PA, and was an early pioneer of the craft beer industry in Pittsburgh. They later moved production to Ohio, but we still think of them as our own. Bob Gera, Regional Sales Manager, oversees their growth in this area.
Full Pint Brewing Co
Full Pint was established in 2009 in North Versailles, PA, and has been brewing award-winning ales since 2010. Closer to the city, their Wild Side Pub in Lawrenceville serves up pub classics along with their unique beer selection. Their core brands are well-known in the ‘Burgh (and beyond) thanks to the dedication of Tom Marshall.
Lending Hearts is our 2018 charity beneficiary. Founded by Vasso Paliouras after her youngest sister was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hogkin’s Disease, their mission is to provide emotional and social support to children and young adults with cancer through unique activities, education, and advocacy.
The Modern Cafe was established in 1933 on Pittsburgh’s North Shore and is currently owned by the Zotis family. After a fire on NYE of 2009 in an neighboring business, The Modern reopened as the largest craft beer bar on the Northside. Their kitchen has won numerous awards for their sandwiches and homemade soups. The Greek Cheese Steak is a must-have!
Located in an old bank building in the Strip District, Pittsburgh Winery makes world-class dry wines in their California-style tasting room and wine cellar from Californian and Chilean grapes. Tim and Syma are also champions of live music and Pittsburgh Winery is one of the area’s premier music venues. Listen to your favorite local band while you sip incredible wine among the barrels in their cellar event space.
Threadbare Cider House and Meadery
Threadbare Cider really began when the team at Wigle Whiskey made seasonal whiskeys celebrating the region’s apple bounty. Located in a historic tannery in Pittsburgh’s Northside, they’ve finally found a year-round home for their apple-themed libations. Try their cider, spirits, and a selection of the area’s craft beer while enjoying small plates in their Cider House.
Wigle Whiskey is the older sibling of Threadbare Cider, the only whiskey distillery in the region, and the first distillery in Pittsburgh since Prohibition. Meredith and Alex Grelli, along with Eric Meyer and a cast of other family members, worked to bring whiskey back to its home and they’ve been producing award-winning whiskeys and other spirits in their distillery in the Strip District since 2011.
Yelp was founded in 2004 to help you find businesses in your area. It’s grown to be a hub for reviews, events, and local camaraderie. Rachel Carlson, Pittsburgh’s Community Manager, works to connect small businesses with adoring fans in the area.