Exhibit Space Applications

1. Vendor

Welcome to the Vendor application for the 2019 Midwest Tea Festival. Thank you for your interest!

Please review Vendor Info Packet

Applications will be accepted through July 1, 2019 or until booth spaces are full. Once booth spaces are full we will place you on a waitlist in case a vendor drops out or is removed from the show. Some booth spaces are able to be secured with a 50% deposit. 

If you have questions, please contact us at info@midwestteafest.com and we will be happy to answer them for you! Or you may start a conversation thread with us on your application page after submitting your application. 

Once accepted into show, all vendors who plan to sample teas or food must obtain a Kansas City Missouri Health Department Permit: Currently $88 


Available at additional cost: electric for anything other than running a cash register or charging in your booth ($20), disposable tableskirting & tablecloth ($10), handwashing station rental ($5), 1 gallon bottles HyVee purified drinking water ($2/gallon- billed separately)(using Hinckley Springs purified water from Fetco water heaters in prep areas is free of charge)

Available discounts: 15% for returning vendors, refund of 1% per full day volunteer supplied for festival assistance (max 10%), 5% discount for also being a workshop instructor or main stage speaker 

PLEASE NOTE: All questions on the application form are mandatory - it is a limitation of the software we are using. If you do not have a website, just enter anything. Even google.com :) 

Click here to apply for 1. Vendor

2. Sponsor

Please reference our Sponsorship page for details of each sponsorship level, choose the sponsorship option that interests you from the choices that follow and we will be in touch to confirm and solidify details!


PLEASE NOTE: All questions on the application form are mandatory - it is a limitation of the software we are using. If you do not have a website, just enter anything. Even google.com :) 

Click here to apply for 2. Sponsor

Exhibit Space Details

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Exhibit Space Terms and Conditions and Disclaimers

Terms:

“Event” denotes 5th Annual Midwest Tea Festival, September 7-8, 2019

 “TATT” denotes Taste All The Teas

“Venue” denotes Ararat Shrine Temple, 5100 Ararat Drive, Kansas City, MO 64129

“Vendor” denotes business name as provided on Vendor Registration form

Conditions:

1. Vendor acknowledges receipt of Vendor Information Packet and indicates their willingness to abide by the guidelines set out including providing proof of  insurance coverage as noted therein.

2. Vendor agrees that they are solely responsible for preparing their own tea for sampling and that no one with the Event or TATT or Venue is responsible for ensuring Vendor's ability to sample teas to Event attendees. 

3. Vendor agrees that they are solely responsible for obtaining all necessary permits and licenses pertaining to public health and business operation in the city of Kansas City, state of Missouri.

4. Vendor acknowledges and agrees that they are solely responsible for procuring and maintaining any liability policy or insurance necessary to secure and protect Vendor, Vendor’s employees or agents and Vendor’s product.

5. Vendor hereby agrees to indemnify TATT and Venue and hold both harmless from any actual, punitive or consequential loss or damage whatsoever that the Vendor might incur by reason of its location upon the Venue property, attendance and/or participation in the Event, or any claim, damage, injury or issue arising out of Vendor’s attendance and/or participation in the Event, known or unknown at the time of execution of this Agreement.

6. Vendor acknowledges and agrees that neither TATT nor Venue is providing any form of security for the Event beyond what is provided at on the Venue grounds on a daily basis.

7. Vendor will be solely responsible for all costs associated with their participation in the Event.

8. TATT and Vendor agree that TATT will provide advertising for the Event and Vendor shall provide TATT with a logo or image for this use and purpose no later than May 30, 2019. TATT will use this logo or image for no purpose other than promotion of 2019 Event.

9. Cancellation PolicyVendor cancellations prior to March 31, 2019, will be refunded full booth fee or full deposit amount, whichever was paid. Vendor cancellations between April 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019, will be refunded 50% of booth fee or 50% of deposit amount, whichever was paid. No refunds of any kind for booth cancellations by Vendor will be made after July 1, 2019. If Vendor is removed from show due to non-payment, all deposits made up to that point are forfeit. 

10. TATT reserves the right to cancel the Event and this Agreement in the circumstance of an unforeseen weather emergency (an “Act of God”) or upon cancellation of the rental agreement between TATT and Venue, said cancellation being initiated solely by Venue. If the Event is cancelled by TATT for the explicit reasons set forth in this paragraph, no refunds will be provided. If the Event is cancelled by TATT for reasons other than those set forth in this paragraph, all fees paid to TATT will be refunded in full. 

Disclaimer:

Application to be a vendor at the 2019 Midwest Tea Festival is not a guarantee of acceptance into the show. No verbal discussions or agreements with any festival staff are binding and should not be considered indicative of acceptance. 

Proceeding with vendor registration will indicate acceptance of and agreement with all terms and conditions as set out above.