Bubba’s-Q World Famous Bar-B-Q & Vistaprint present the “Inaugural Bubba’s-Q Pitchfest Competition & Block Party” September 10th and 11th at Bubba’s-Q Bar-B-Q

Bubba’s-Q Bar-B-Q has teamed up with Vistaprint to bring an inspiring opportunity to entrepreneurs in the Cleveland area to help build their dreams. Five teams of semifinalist entrepreneurs will take the stage to present their ideas to our panel of business professionals and celebrities, such as Daymond John of ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank” at the live pitchfest on Saturday, September 10th, 2016 and the winner will be announced the following day at the Bubba’s-Q Block Party.  This two day event will be held at Bubba’s-Q Bar-B-Q Restaurant in Avon, Ohio which has reached the pinnacle of success in Northeast Ohio by being named Cleveland Magazine’s, Silver Spoon Award, winners “Best Ribs” and “Best Barbecue Restaurant” 2016 nine consecutive years. Proceeds of the event will go to the Taste of the NFL benefiting the Cleveland Food Bank. TEXT “BUBBAS” to 57711 to stay up-to-date on special appearance announcements and event updates.

Two Day Event Info:

Bubba’s-Q Pitchfest: September 10th at 6:30pm

Where: Bubba’s-Q Restaurant (820 Center Rd, Avon, OH 44011)

Host: Comedian and Founder of R.AK.E., Ricky Smith

  • The event will open with a beer/wine and BBQ pairing with tastings provided by Bubba’s-Q Bar-B-Q followed by five teams of semifinalist entrepreneurs will take the stage to present their ideas to our panel of business experts, such as Daymond John of ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank.
  • Hosted by: Ricky Smith
  • Judges: Jimmy Malone host on WMJI 105.7fm and more TBA
  • Beer, Wine and Liquor brand exclusivity opportunity

Bubba’s-Q Block Party: September 11th from 10am – 3pm

Where: Bubba’s-Q Restaurant (820 Center Rd, Avon, OH 44011)

Host: Comedian and Founder of R.AK.E., Ricky Smith

  • Grand Prize Winner ($2,500.00 and 1 hour sit down with Al Bubba Baker & Brittani Baker to answer some of your business questions) and Runner Up ($1,000.00) will be announced.
  • Vendor Booths with brand activations opportunities
  • Beer, Wine and Liquor brand exclusivity opportunity
  • Special appearances by celebrities and professional athletes including autograph signings by some Cleveland Browns and Champions, Cleveland Cavaliers as well as the Cleveland Indians.
  • Live performances
  • Photo booth
  • Children’s activities (face painting, henna tattoos, arts and crafts table, mini petting zoo and many more activities)
  • The relaxation zone including chair massages and charging stations for mobile devices
  • Bubba’s-Q Bar-B-Q and Catering will be providing the food

Guest Attendance: 200 – 250 people

Demographic (Primary): 18-45

Invited Press: Cleveland Magazine, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland Scene, Sun Newspapers, Associated Press (AP) Cleveland Ohio, Avon Lake Press, The Villager Newspaper & Crocker Press and many more.

Invited Celebrities/Professional Athletes: Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Lake Erie Monsters, Taste Makers and Influencers.

THE BLOCK PARTY EXPERIENCE:

Created by “Bubba’s-Q” the block party is MORE THAN JUST A BLOCK PARTY! It is the ultimate celebration of entrepreneurs and their families. Our partner, Vistaprint will be offering consultations, product samples and giveaways to our entrepreneurs while guests can also indulge in the celebration of life including live performances, special celebrity and athlete appearances, autograph signings, kids’ activities as well as vendor booths with brand activations.

INTEGRATIONS AVAILBLE FOR BOTH EVENTS:

As a sponsor in the Bubba’s-Q Pitchfest and Block Party you will receive a customized, interactive activation that will expose your product, services, company or brand thousands; including celebrities, athletes, taste makers and influencers.

  • Category Exclusivity
  • Presenting Sponsor (Brand Title added to event)
  • 6 Company Representatives on-site at both events
  • 6 VIP invitations to VIP Lounge at both events
  • Brand Logo added to step-n-repeat
  • Dedicated display area within both events
  • 6 Foot Display Table at Pitchfest
  • 10×10 Pop-Up Tent Display at Block Party
  • Branded Photo Booth Experience
  • Brand integration within event visual content digital video recap
  • Company logo on event signage, promotional materials and invites
  • Press release inclusion
  • Receive exclusive photos
  • Brand inclusion in post event recap
  • Product seeding
  • 4 Company Representatives on-site at both events
  • 4 VIP invitations to VIP Lounge at both events
  • Brand Logo added to step-n-repeat
  • 6 Foot Display Table at Pitchfest
  • 10×10 Pop-Up Tent Display at Block Party
  • Brand integration within event visual content digital video recap
  • Company logo on event signage, promotional materials
  • Press release inclusion
  • Brand inclusion in post event recap
  • Product seeding
  • 2 Company Representatives on-site at both events
  • 2 VIP invitations to VIP Lounge at both events
  • 6 Foot Display Table at Pitchfest
  • 10×10 Pop-Up Tent Display at Block Party
  • Receive exclusive photos
  • Brand inclusion in post event recap
  • Product seeding/Press release mention
  • Table to display product at Block Party (must provide 10×10 pop-up tent)
  • Chance to pitch to consumers directly

CONTACT:

Traci Goldstine
TAG.UR.IT Events
(323)841-6558
Traci@TAGURITPRO.COM

Brittani Baker
Bubba’s-Q Bar-B-Q and Catering
(440)320-5153
Brittanibo03@yahoo.com