Exhibitors

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 "I'm planning to attend again.  I'm delighted with the concept and the target that Feast is trying to create." ~ Feast Exhibitor 

2017 Registration coming soon!

 

To be an exhibitor at the 2017 Feast Local Foods Marketplace is a unique opportunity to meet with buyers, network with peers and get your product into the hands of the general public. The event will begin on Friday, December, 1st, with an industry only tradeshow. The public Feast! Local Food Marketplace will be held the following day, Saturday, December 2nd.

If you have questions regarding becoming an exhibitor at Feast, please contact Eli at eli@local-feast.org or 612-208-8354.

*Depending on when we recieve your application, late applying vendors may not be listed in our program.


2017 APPLICATION PROCESS

If you are accepted, the cost to exhibit is the same whether exhibiting one or two days.

• Tier 1: $175 for businesses with 5 employees or less; or make less than $500K gross annual sales

• Tier 2: $350 for business with more than 5 employees; or make more than $500K gross annual sales

Please note, applying does not guarantee acceptance as an exhibitor. All applications will be reviewed by a jury of professionals from food industry. Cost of electricity is not included. 

PAYMENTS:

To reserve your booth, payment in full is due within 14 days of acceptance to Feast. 

SCHEDULE:

• Friday, December 1st Tradeshow: 9 AM - 5 PM

• Saturday, December 2nd Feast! Local Food Marketplace (public festival): 10 AM - 4 PM.

Times subject to change. Exhibitors may attend one or both days of Feast! Preference is given to exhibitors who attend both days.

CANCELATION:

Cancellation by either party shall be in writing. Should FEAST cancel the Show, the Exhibitor shall receive a refund of all fees actually paid by Exhibitor to FEAST. Should Exhibitor cancel its reservation, the FEAST shall receive the refund as outlined below:

· Cancellation prior to October 31, 2017 receive 50% of the total fees paid.

· Fees are non-refundable for cancellation on or after November 1st.

SELECTION PROCESS:

Companies and products are reviewed by our team and based on responses to the application questions. Preference is given to companies who are sourcing locally.  

FOOD SAMPLING:

Please be prepared to sample your product during the festival. 

SPECIAL EVENT LICENSING

If you want to sell product(s) during the public festival, you may be required to display this license, which requires that you are licensed to manufacture your product in your home state and that you fill out the application and pay the license fee prior to the FEAST event. If you are not selling products, this additional license is not required. The average cost is $77.

*Only food is allowable for sale at Feast*

VENDOR BOOTHS:

Feast provides a 10'x10' booth, a clothed and skirted 8' table, and two chairs backed by an 8' high black curtain. Handwashing stations are also provided.

NEED ELECTRICITY?:

Basic electrical hookups are $74. Please click on the following link to purchase electricity for Feast! 2016 (no need for a booth number): http://services.mayociviccenter.com/coe/coe_p1_all.aspx?oc=10&cc=COESOP1 

Or pay by phone by calling the Mayo Civic Center at 507-328-2220, M – F, 8 – 5pm.

LODGING

A limited number of discounted rooms are available within walking distance to the Mayo Civic Center:

http://www.local-feast.org/lodging2016

 

 


 

If you have questions regarding becoming an exhibitor at Feast, please contact Eli at eli@local-feast.org or 612-208-8354.

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