Exhibitor Registration

Be a part of the FEAST! Local Foods Marketplace

 

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2024

Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, MN

 

REGISTER HERE

For inquiries, contact [email protected]

Pictured above: Henry Kisitu of Jajja Wellness at the FEAST! 2023 festival. Credit: Corrie Strommen Photography

 


*2024 Marketplace Festival VENDOR INFORMATION*

REGISTRATION FEES

Festival Booth: 

Applications will be reviewed by a jury of professionals from the FEAST Network before being accepted. In the event that a vendor is not accepted, all fees will be refunded immediately in full. (See "Selection Process" below). 

 

Exhibitor booth fees (Early Bird discount through Sept. 1, 2024)

  • Festival, 11/2/24 in Rochester, MN:   $200 through Sept. 1 (Full price as of Sept. 2: $250)
  • Festival booth includes:
    • 10 x 10' space with pipe and drape
    • 8' table with tablecloth and 2 chairs
    • access to kitchen with walk-in cooler or freezer, wash sink, prep surfaces
    • note: electricity hook-up is separate and must be purchased in advance from the Mayo Civic Center

 

Important details:
  • All vendors are encouraged to attend Vendor Check-in meetings. Contact [email protected] for details. 
  • Exhibitors may load in and set up on Friday afternoon, Nov. 1
  • Exhibitors MUST be fully setup by 9:30am Saturday, Nov. 2
  • Exhibitors MAY NOT break down booths until 4:00pm Saturday, Nov. 2

 

MATCHING DISCOUNTS:

Minnesota businesses can take advantage of cost-sharing programs, and receive up to a 50% match on your exhibitor's fees. 

  • Minnesota exhibitors can request a match for your exhibitor fees and some other expenses through the MN Dept. of Agriculture Tradeshow Support Program.   See eligibility information here.

 

PAYMENTS:

Payment must be received before your application will be processed. When submitting your application you may either pay via credit card or check. 

PAY ONLINE HERE

PAYING BY CHECK: Please make check payable to "Renewing the Countryside" and write "Feast Exhibitor 2024" in the memo line.

Please return check to:

Renewing the Countryside
312 Center St. East
Hammond, MN 55991

 

CANCELLATION:

50% refund available through Sept 14 for Tradeshow fee. 100% refund if FEAST cancels.
Fees are non-refundable for cancellation after Sept. 14, 2024.

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

Companies and products are reviewed by the FEAST! jury committee based on responses to the application questions.

The FEAST! Network is passionate about promoting the use of locally-grown ingredients. Vendor approval is likely for companies that are sourcing ingredients locally or who are interested in learning more about using locally-grown ingredients.  

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