Why Be A Vendor?
- Meet face-to-face with visitors
- Increase sales through direct sale opportunities
- Market to an audience ready to spend
- Demo and sell your products and services
- Launch and test a new product
- Raise brand awareness and increase visibility at the expo
- Reinforce your name and presence in the local community
- Research and understand your marketplace
- Network and make new contacts
OUTDOOR EVENT TO BE HELD AT: TBD
- VENDOR BOOTHS ALL BUSINESS TYPES
- Please arrive with your own table to set up (ex: 6ft table, 2 chairs, table cover, tent highly suggested)
- All fees are non-refundable
- Vendors may provide a promotional product of their choosing for drawings/raffles/VIP Swag Bags.
- We are also in need of a flyer or business card so we can promote you on the event page.
- Don’t forget to promote the event and that you will be in attendance
- Setup Time: Saturday June 19th 10:00am
- Breakdown by 6pm
- Please forward your business: name, logo via email to ROCTheBlockFestivals@gmail.com
- Any questions/ concerns please contact (813) 694- 0361
TO BECOME A VENDOR https://goddesstalkshow.com/Juneteenth/
The R.O.C. The Block management reserves the right to change the venue or date if we find a better option to accommodate our growing audience. If this is done, The R.O.C. The Block and GoddessTalk management must make all sponsors and Exhibitors aware of the change no later than June 1, 2021.
Vendors are subject to the approval of the coordinator and shall not show/vend any goods or services other than those described herein at and during the event without the organizer’s written consent. Vendors reserve the right to refuse the exhibition before or during the event of unapproved goods and/or services.
Placement of Vendor space will be determined on a first come first serve basis. Each Vendor will be notified of their assigned booth/location prior to the festival.
All payments received for use of vendor space are non-refundable and non-transferable
All deliveries must be pre-approved by the coordinator. Please email ROCTheBlockFestivals@gmail.com for approval and instructions.
Vendors agree to market their presence as Vendors at the festival via the current means of business promotion, including the Internet (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, company website) and print.
Vendors are responsible for acquiring event insurance and hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless The R.O.C. The Block, GoddessTalk, any team members, the venues, and any affiliates against and from any loss or damages.
Vendors can check-in and start setting up 2 hours before the event. Need extra time email? Email us for availability.
We asked that Vendors are done setting up 30 mins before the start of the event.
All Vendors are responsible for the décor, banners & decoration of your Vendor spot.
Be creative with your Vendor spot!
Vendors must provide their own staff to assist in setting up/dismantling vending areas.
Vendors shall ensure all tables/booths/showcases are staffed at all times throughout the duration of The R.O.C. The Block and GoddessTalk Festival.
No loud music, noise, or sound amplification devices shall be used by Vendors staff, or guests without written permission from the R.O.C. The Block and GoddessTalk coordinator.
Vendors grant full permission, perpetual and worldwide, to the organizers to use all names photographs, video, audio, or quotation in accounts or promotions in any medium.
Food and drinks are not permitted to bring into the venue. The venue has concession stands for the purchase of food and drinks. (in the case of an outdoor venue, this may change; please confirm with R.O.C. The Block and GoddessTalk Coordinator).
All furniture must be approved by the R.O.C. The Block and GoddessTalk coordinator.
No sharing! Only one business per booth, SHARING Vendor BOOTHS ARE NOT PERMITTED.
Vendors must break down their own boxes and put all trash in the dumpster/trash receptacle.
Vendors shall have access to the location for 2 hours after the conclusion of the event to dismantle and remove all items brought to the location by the Exhibitors.
Vendors shall leave the location clean of trash and restore the location back to the pre-occupancy condition.
Failure to Vend
At the event that the vendor fails to vend in the space allocated to him/her on opening day, R.O.C. The Block may make such use of said space, as it sees fit, without any liability whatsoever to the vendor who shall remain liable for the payment of the total booth price due under contract & without refund, whether space is resold or not.”
Use of Audio Equipment/Video Monitors:
The use of loudspeaker, amplifiers, and/or loud music which interferes with another exhibitor shall Not Be Permitted. Management reserves the right to require sound systems to be turned down or shut off and monitors removed. No loudspeakers, music videos, or music of any kind will be allowed in one booth space. Small, low powered sound systems and video monitors are permitted.
Postponed events or rescheduled events policy:
R.O.C. The Block reserves the right to postpone events or rescheduled events at any time prior to the date of the event. In the event, one of the events is postponed or rescheduled all payment paid will be applied to the new event date. Payments received are remained non-refundable and not transferable if the event is postponed or rescheduled. All booths, advertisements, and sponsorship purchases including deposits/balances are final, non-transferable, and non-refundable.
COVID-19 PLAN & SAFETY PROTOCOL
“Let’s Come Together Safely!”
The health and safety of all attendees is our highest priority. COVID -19 Plan & Safety Procedures will be enforced.
R.O.C. The Block is going above and beyond CDC and local requirements to create a productive, fun, and safe environment for our festivals & future events. Safety measures will be enforced and include mandatory mask-wearing by everyone, safety protocols for all vendors, attendees, staff, volunteers. We will create a site layout to accommodate more distancing. There also will be hand sanitizing stations throughout indoor & outdoor venues. Below are the steps being taken before and during the event:
- Face Coverings
Everyone in attendance will be required to wear a face covering while in attendance of festivals both indoor & outdoor venues.
- Frequent Cleansing
The venue and restrooms will be cleaned, sanitized, and disinfected regularly, with frequent cleaning of high-traffic areas and surfaces throughout the day. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the venue.
- Health Screening
All staff, exhibitor, partners, and attendees must pass a temperature check upon entry into the venue. Any person refusing to undergo a temperature screen or answer the screening questions will be denied entry to the venue.
- Social Distancing
Please allow for a minimum of 6 ft. of distance between yourself and others not in your party throughout the event and in queues(lines) for restrooms, ticketing, concessions, etc.
- If you are sick or at risk, please stay home
Please be patient as event organizers manage a medical entry screening designed to keep you safe while getting you into the event as quickly as possible. Get well and we will see you at an upcoming festival.
- Mobile Ticketing
Tickets are available online. Have digital or printed tickets ready to scan when you arrive. At the door ticket purchase can only be paid via Credit Card or CashApp. NO CASH.
- Touchless Transactions
Touchless transactions will be encouraged whenever possible.
We have limited the amount of business vendors. We will modify floorplans and attendee’s capacity. Upon entry a safe team member will maintain a head count to control the flow.
Public access doors will be designated as either entrance or exit only, to limit cross pedestrian traffic and personal contact.
Will be made frequently from the stage to remind all participants to wear their masks, utilize the sanitation stations, and washing of the hands.
- NO Guns or other weapons allowed
- NO Outside Food or Beverages permitted
As protocols change, we will update.