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Forecastle is a single-sourcecost effective way to reach your target audience. Forecastle 2014 is expected to attract up to 75,000 attendees from across the globe, with a nationwide media saturation campaign focused heavily on key influencer markets in the Midwest and South. The campaign will deliver over 30 million impressions across web, social media, email, outdoor, print, radio and mobile channels.


  1. Brand promotions to millions via a single-source media network
  2. Save on annual budgets, providing a cost-effective method to advertise
  3. Target up to 75,000 consumers in a comfortable, non-intrusive environment


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“Forecastle is a truly unique event – a creative fusion with a great vibe. We can’t wait to support in future years.” ~ Tim Bantle / Patagonia

“Forecastle was an amazing weekend! It was our pleasure to partner, and we look forward to future years!” ~ Tim Roethgen / Whole Foods

“Thank you so much for including us in Forecastle. We are honored to be part of such an amazing event that makes our city and state proud, and shines a spotlight on our state’s signature industry.” ~ Bridget McCauley / Four Roses

“It is always refreshing to work with event coordinators that possess a clear vision, know the meaning of innovation, and are well organized. JK McKnight and the Forecastle Crew certainly fit that description. JK’s passion and sense of professionalism all but insured a successful event. I look forward to working with JK and the crew for what promises to be a bigger and better festival next year.” ~ Mary Cecil / Red Bull North America

“Forecastle is truly one of our favorite partnerships. JK’s dedication and passion shows through his team and creates an outstanding and memorable festival experience for everyone involved. Forecastle continues to get bigger and better each year and Merrell is proud to a part of it. We can’t wait to see what they have in store for next year!” – Rachael Martinelli / Merrell Footwear

“BBC was thrilled to partner with JK McKnight and The Forecastle Festival. At the brewery we pride ourselves in sending a strong grassroots message into every market in which we do business, with the firm intent on giving back to that community as much as we receive. There is no better proof of that model than what you find in The Forecastle Festival and the fantastic vision JK has shown in such a short period of time.” ~ Scott Roussell / The BBC

“91.9 WFPK and Forecastle are a perfect fit. This is exactly what our listeners want. As long as Forecastle is around, we can only hope that JK will allow us to take part.”~ Billy Hardison / 91.9 WFPK