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© 2019 Afro Caribbean Vegan Market

VENDOR REGISTRATION

Thank you for your interest in our Holiday Afro-Caribbean Vegan Market

taking place on:

 

Sunday November 10th from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Afro-Caribbean Vegan Market is a not-for-profit event with a mission to provide a space for vendors of Afro-Caribbean art, plant-based, vegan products and services to market display, sell their products, network, connect with the public in addition to a forum to share information and educate people about the many benefits of adopting a healthy vegan lifestyle.

For our HOLIDAY SEASON  event, the Afro-Caribbean Vegan Market is partnering with the 519 Community Center, an organization that is not only committed to responding to the needs of the LGBTQ2S communities but that also provides, accommodating and non-judgemental spaces where individuals, organizations and non-profit groups can meet, organize and work towards their goals.

We believe in providing access to plant-based nutrition, products and information for all. All our events are inclusive and welcome attendees from all communities.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • APPLICATION & PAYMENT DEADLINE FRIDAY OCTOBER 11TH, 2019 6p.m.

  • Given that the theme of the market is Afro-Caribbean Culture, preference will be given to artists, service providers, speakers and vendors who fall into any one or more of the categories below:​​​

    • Identify as being of African or Caribbean heritage (Anywhere in Africa or the Caribbean)
    • Selling items that have an Afro-Caribbean element

    • Provide services that cater to the Afro-Caribbean community

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  • In order to maximize visibility for each vendor, we will be accepting a limited amount of vendors with similar products 

  • This event and the choice of vendors will be carefully curated to encourage variety and to ensure that all vendors have the opportunity for maximum exposure.

  • All products must be plant-based/vegan 

  • Vendor must arrive no later than 1 hour before the event. Set up will not be permitted once the event has started. You will not be permitted to set up if you arrive late and you will not be refunded.

  • All payments are final, no cancellation and no refunds

  • Vendors are responsible to bring everything needed to function. (Extension cords with power bars, supplies, garbage, etc...)

  • Tables (6feet by 2.5 feet) and 2 x chairs only will be provided by the venue

  • Vendor sections are limited to 2 persons only, please. Yourself and one other staff if needed. The event is a family-friendly event however we are unable to accommodate children behind the tables in the vendors' area for safety reasons. 

  • Table cloth will be provided by the venue

  • Vendor set up time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  • Vendor Meeting : 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

  • Vending time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Vendor tear down: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • All foods will have to be prepped in advance as you will have no access to kitchen facilities

  • All food products must be prepared in a commercial kitchen (Proof required)

  • All food vendors must provide in advance and have on hand their Food Handling Certificate - Please forward your Food Handling Certificate to info@afrocaribbeanveganmarket.com - This is required prior to the event.

  • Additional Information may be required from food vendors

  • Vendors are required to market themselves and the event via their social media networks (we will be sending out assets that can be used along with the official Afro-Caribbean Vegan Market Logo

  • Follow Afro-Caribbean Vegan Market Instagram @afrocaribbeanveganmarket

 

 

FEES

NO Charge - Youth Vendors under the age of 15 

$50 per table for Non-Profit Organizations, Information/Outreach Only

$100 per table for non-food vendor - If you require more than one table, additional charges will apply. No splitting tables allowed.

$150 per table for food vendors (Food vendors is classified as anyone who is selling food items for consumption on the spot)

**PLEASE FILL IN AND SUBMIT THE APPLICATION FORM BELOW, YOU WILL RECEIVE AN E-MAIL RESPONSE WITHIN 48 HOURS WITH ACCEPTANCE DETAILS AND PAYMENT INFORMATION. 

PLEASE NOTE: This is a curated market. Vendors will be chosen based on 1) Fitting the theme of the event 2) First come first serve basis 3) Based on product category ex: We don't want to be in a situation where we have too many of one category of vendors. Once your application is submitted you will be notified and provided with a payment link.

DEADLINES

Completed applications and payment due by OCTOBER 11TH, 2019 BY 6 p.m. PLEASE NOTE: YOUR SPOT IS CONFIRMED AND HELD UPON RECEIPT OF PAYMENT. We would suggest making your payment as soon as you are accepted in order to secure your spot. 

All payments are final. No cancellation or refunds unless the event is canceled.

Thank you