THIS SECTION IF FOR ANY ARTS, CRAFTS AND BAKERS WHO WOULD LIKE TO BE A PART OF THE COFFEE FEST.
OUR MISSION “We invite coffee enthusiast, tea lovers and sweet treat admirers for a shared experience to educate and link like minded individuals on our industries craft. Let’s recognize a ritual that is part of our daily lives and create new stories through a family friendly and cultural experience. Us as baristas, roasters, brewers, bakers and artisans are our customers. Our goal is to share our passion and formulate relationships in our growing and vibrant community. Each participating culturist showcases their individual flare along with scheduled events, demonstrations, tastings and more.
We invite you to become a Wilmington Coffee Fest 2020 Participant! We would love for you to join our event. The past couple years we hosted the "Wilmington Coffee Crawl". The crawls were a huge success. We have made some changes and are now keeping our event centralized at two locations in the heart of downtown Wilmington, NC. They are the Hannah Block Community Arts Center and Waterline Brewery. This exciting new festival will bring our communities coffee shops along with local and regional roasters, bakers, coffee industry vendors, artisans, music and more to our community. While showcasing what our rising craft coffee scene has to offer people will be immersed in a festival of all things coffee.
Our event features
- Local and regional coffee shop and roastery vendors selling/sampling product
- Locally sourced food and alcohol, vegetarian and vegan options available
- Local Artisans
- Raffles to benefit local charities
- Nationally recognized Coffee Industry Vendors
- Limited waste
- Sustainability minded vendors
- Educational organizations performing demonstrations/lectures
- Local live music
- Entertainment for children
- Tastings of local coffee/food
Vendor Fee: $40
HOW WOULD YOU FIT INTO THIS PICTURE?
VENDOR FEE INCLUDES
- Premier Logo Placement
- Vendor Booth Fee
- VIP Party Ticket x 2 Free Drink on friday Jan 31st, 2020
- Marketing Material
- Day of Marketing
Benefits to being a vendor:
- Get advertising throughout the year
- Advertising on day of the Fest
- Be part of the largest regional coffee event
- Sell your goods
What each participating site will be encouraged to do at the vendor booth:
- Advertise their business
- Sell product (including drinks,food,retail, art, homemade products etc.)
- Educate our community
- Sample Product (This is more for the bakers. Only if desired but strongly encouraged. This is ideally the best way to get your product out to consumers.)
- Give out information/coupons for business *consider online/email promotions
- Showcase your unique flare
WHAT WE PROVIDE We provide all the coordination to get the coffee fest rolling and to get our craft, our community and your name out to the public. We will advertise in local, regional and national outlets. Our commitment to getting ILM's coffee on the map is backed by lots of coffee consumption and lots of hours of doing our best to help get your shop recognized! We are dedicated to organizing a great event.
WHY PARTICIPATE?!? The Wilmington Coffee Fest as stated above will bring you multiple customers and media attention. The advertising alone creates so much potential for exposure of your business. Our past event had upwards of 400,000 interests on just facebook. Just think of how much exposure that is for you and your surrounding community. Advertising is also done through online publications, news sites, social media, television, visual signs at our local shops and word of mouth throughout our community. It’s a fun event to be a part of too!
Please remember, applications close September 1st for Bakers and December 1st for Artisans. Applications submitted after deadline will not be considered. Spaces are limited, and first come first serve. Please get your application in as soon as possible to secure your participation in the Fest! We look forward to working with you!
Become a Vendor!
Please fill out the form below. Once you click submit, you will be directed to our vendor payment page. THANKS!
IF UNABLE TO SUBMIT PAYMENT ONLINE, PLEASE STILL SUBMIT FORM BUT MAIL PAYMENT TO:
ATTN: WILMINGTON COFFEE CRAWL
604 CASTLE ST.
WILMINGTON NC 28401
ENVELOPE MUST BE MAILED NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 20TH.
THANK YOU FOR APPLYING! WE WILL CONFIRM YOUR SPACE VIA EMAIL.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS, PLEASE CONTACT:
WE LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU!