YOUR guide to love union sponsorship

Monday, November 25th - Thursday, November 29th // 501 Union & The Green Building // Brooklyn, NY

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SPONSOR BENEFITS:

  • Watch your brand, company or services resonate with the events and wedding professionals — including planners, caterers, and venue managers — in a real and authentic way via one-to-one connections throughout the week

  • Show your crew some love and bring them along to work and play with us this week -- every sponsor will receive admission to the conference for up to (3) employees

  • Use the conference to share your brand story and unique product through a custom cocktail workshop or happy hour sponsorship


 

MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER CONFERENCE

The Love Union is a 4-day creative conference / wellness retreat / collaborative networking event for the wedding industry produced by Gowanus Hospitality Group, owners and operators of popular Brooklyn wedding venues The Green Building and 501 Union.

The Love Union was created by Gowanus Hospitality Group for people in the wedding and events industry who want to develop and grow their business, connect with their local community, and learn new skills in a low key, no pressure environment.

intimate & FOcused

We hand select the speakers and teachers, curate the programming with our community, and purposefully keep the event small (and lovely!), maxing out at 450 attendees throughout the week, offering a chance for deeper engagement with your brand or service.


WARM & FUZZY

We believe that everyone has a skill to teach or advice to give, regardless of background or career stage. We provide a platform for guests to engage with each other via co-working, Office Hours, small group discussions, shared meals, Crafternoons, and more. During the week, connections are made, new friendships are forged, and work/life experiences are shared over coffee, lunch, or cocktails.


OUR ATTENDEES:

400+ Small business owners, vendors and creatives primarily working in the wedding, events, service and hospitality industries. Planners, caterers, photographers, DJs, florists, designers, hair and make-up artists, changemakers, community builders, creatives, etc.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING:

Thank you so much for allowing us to light such a wonderful event. You could feel "The Love Union" from everyone who attended.  - Shades of Grey Productions

Completely spoiled this past week at the @theloveunion. I was so encouraged by the friendship, shared meals, openness, know-how, and generosity really of so many incredible people in the event industry. I have mad respect for you! And a big thank you to @gowanushospitality for putting on this retreat week at @501union with such thoughtfulness and style! - indyfaso

What a great few days at #theloveunion meeting an awesome community of talented (mostly) ladies from the event world! Great local vendors that opened up about starting & running their businesses at panel talks- Inspiriting stuff! Loved all the details of this event: cooking demo, craft corner, tarot reading, messages, manicures, meditation, fabulous lunch & happy hour with a pretty lit dance party! Thanks for welcoming and letting me have a sneak peak @theloveunion - marisatshaw


Thank you for the phenomenal week,
@theloveunion! Big time cheers to all of the organizers, speakers, generous caterers and vendors who made it all so rad! So stoked on the new friends I met and all the rosé cider we sipped. I 💗this community. Full hearts, bright futures. #theloveunion


sponsorship opportunities:

HAPPY HOUR SPONSOR: Three sponsorships available

As a happy hour sponsor, you will have the opportunity to mingle with and highlight your spirits to an audience of engaged wedding and events professionals, including planners, venue managers, and caterers. You will also be featured in event promotion, including a dedicated mention in an email blast, one dedicated social media post, on the event website and in the event program.

MIXOLOGY WORKSHOP SPONSOR: THREE sponsorships available

Show off your product to our attendees via a mixology workshop (or kick off a happy hour with a quick cocktail lesson!) Teach them how to create a custom cocktail to recommend to an engaged couple, or how to incorporate your spirits into their clients’ bar! Love Union guests love to get super creative and hands on, and our workshops and Crafternoons are always at capacity. Sponsor recognition will include: link from our Partners page, inclusion in dedicated social media post and email blast promoting the workshop, and opportunity to engage with our guests during the workshop (and throughout the day if you’d like!)

GRAND FINALE PARTY | EXCLUSIVE SPIRITS SPONSOR

Be the exclusive sponsor in the Spirits category for In Sickness & In Health, a Moth-style storytelling hour for wedding and events professionals to share their craziest stories from the battlefield. Opportunity to provide product, brand ambassadors and signage for our bar at the Green Building. Sponsor recognition will include: link from our Partners page, inclusion in dedicated social media post and email blast promoting the party, and shout-outs all night long from the stage.


SEE WHO’S ALREADY ON BOARD!

(YOU’LL BE IN GREAT COMPANY.)


Interested in partnering with us to bring joy and expertise to one of the best wedding industry events in NYC?

Reach out to brooke@gowanushospitality.com or fill out the form above, and let’s chat!