Dear Prospective Adirondacks Welcome Center Taste NY Vendor:
Thank you for your interest in the Taste NY vending market at the Adirondacks Welcome Center, located on I-87 Northbound between Exits 17 and 18, operated locally by Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce, Inc. We are currently accepting vendor applications from New York State producers of food, beverage, and non-food gift items for resale in the market.
There are over 70 Taste NY stores across the state ranging from wine stores to retail kiosks to full-service markets. Taste NY at the Adirondacks Welcome Center offers a vending market that consists of nine high end vending machines that offer frozen, refrigerated, and non-perishable foods, beverage, and gifts. These state-of-the-art machines accept cash, credit card, and cashless payment options and include technology such as elevators and temperature controls that allow us to feature the types of fresh products you might find at your local farmers market.
The facility and vending market are open year-round, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Customer service staff are available on-site to help visitors navigate the selections from 9am-5pm, 7 days a week. An average of 25,000 cars pass daily and we are confident that your products will be seen and purchased by many.
Vendors meeting the Taste NY retail guidelines and other criteria set forth in the attached application may be deemed eligible to supply product to the vending market for resale.
Please complete the following application and provide the required insurance documentation in the application. We require an ACORD form proving a Certificate of Liability Insurance with Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce, Inc, 2176 Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845 as the Certificate Holder. Your product will be considered by the market manager for wholesale purchase. Please note that acceptance into the program does not guarantee product placement in the market.
Vendors represented in the market may be rotated depending on seasonality, product variety, availability, consumer demand, and other factors. To best represent your product, please include promotional materials, business history, samples, etc. with your application. Due to the nature of our vending machines, product packaging and labeling is important. Resources are available to help bring new products to market and assist vendors with vending-friendly packaging. We are able to assist in getting your product retail-ready.
Complete Submission of Application Includes: Application, Insurance Requirements, Resale Certificate, Proof of License/Permit, Product Description including Wholesale Pricing, Photos of Product and Packaging and/or Sample
We look forward to working with you to promote the best of our region and New York State!
Jennifer Hill Kraft
Taste NY Market Manager
Adirondacks Welcome Center
Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Attn: Taste NY at the Adirondacks Welcome Center
2176 State Rt. 9 | PO Box 272 | Lake George, NY 12845
www.lakegeorgechamber.com | p. (518) 487-0045 | f. (518) 668-4286