Important Vendor Information
Event start: Sunday, July 3, 2022, at 6 p.m.
Event Location: 1179 University Drive, Newark, Ohio 43055
Application Deadline: Sunday, May 8, 2022
Applications must be received on or before the application deadline. Vendors will not be accepted the day of the event. Submitting an application does not guarantee acceptance.
Criteria for Selecting Vendors:
The number of vendors accepted is based on the availability of space and utilities.
Vendors will be chosen for optimal variety of items for sale. To eliminate duplication of goods available, no more than two vendors selling like items will be accepted.
Vendors will be limited to food, nonprofit education organizations and other services that enhance the family-friendly nature of the event (e.g., face painting) at the discretion of the Independence Day Committee.
Other for-profit vendors will not be accepted.
Additional Vendor information:
The Independence Day Committee reserves the right to modify the list of items offered for sale.
Alcohol sales and glass containers are not permitted.
Vendors must supply their own tables, chairs, canopies, displays, racks and signs.
Vendors are solely responsible for complying with local health
Vendors are subject to inspection and must comply with campus officials from the Department of Public Safety.
Generators must be under 60 decibels.
Vendor setup location will be determined by the Independence Day Committee. The committee will try to honor preferred location as indicated on the application form, but final location will be decided to best accommodate the needs of the college/university and its guests. No exceptions.
Vendors will be notified of acceptance/non-acceptance via email within two weeks of the application deadline. Those accepted will need to verify acceptance in writing, submit a certificate of insurance and pay the vendor fee by the deadline below. A campus map and assigned location will be emailed after confirmation of acceptance and receipt of a certificate of insurance and payment.
Vendors are charged a $150 fee that must be paid by the deadline below to secure a spot.
Make checks payable to "Central Ohio Technical College" and mail to event contact listed below.
Online payments will be accepted this year. Information coming soon.
Registered 501(c)(3) organizations are permitted to participate at no cost. You may be asked to provide verification.
Certificate of Insurance
Vendors are required to submit a certificate of insurance via mail or email to the event contact below.
Vendors must be insured with $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate coverage.
The certificate must list Central Ohio Technical College and The Ohio State University as additional insured.
Vendor Fee and Certificate of insurance Deadline: Friday, June 10, 2022
Utilities will be available starting at 8 a.m. on July 3. Vendors are expected to be in service by 6 p.m. Vehicles must be moved to a parking lot immediately after setup is complete.
All clean-up must occur immediately following the event. Fireworks will commence at approximately 10 p.m. and last for 15-20 minutes. Entertainment will be provided for one half-hour following the conclusion of the fireworks.
René White, Office of Marketing and Public Relations
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Mail: 1179 University Drive, Newark OH 43055