Vendor Application - Winchester, Virginia for the Virginia Birth & Babies Expo
The 3rd Annual Virginia Birth Expo for Winchester will be located at the BoodyRenew Sportsplex 221 Commonwealth Ct. Winchester, VA on September 15, 2018 10am-3pm, Vendor open 12-3, VIP workshops 10-12.
This is the official application for the 3rd Annual Virginia Birth Expo. Please fill this form out if you are hoping to join the expo as a vendor or sponsor.
Who is the VBE for? The Virginia Birth Expo is for businesses that serve families, pregnant, soon to be pregnant, and families with children from birth to the teens. If your business would not benefit from having a table at the expo, please consider our Bronze Level Sponsorship to support the VBE and your business in a way that is beneficial for you.
This year we have space for 50 vendors. Acceptance is based on first come, first served. Once accepted you will be sent an invoice for the vendor fee. We are accepting 1-3 vendors in each category depending on location and business type. Two months prior to the event you will be sent the Vendor Guide with all details needed for set up, planning and the big day. You will receive a " confirmation" email regarding your application submission within 14 business days and will know of your acceptance by that time.
You may choose only one vendor category to display at the VBE. If you wear two hats ex. Doula and Photographer, LulaRoe and Doula etc. you must pick one. Our guidelines on advertisement of different categories is strict and will be mentioned during the expo if multiple outlets are seen.
If you are accepted an invoice will be sent and must be paid within 7 business days or your space will be forefitted and given to the next in line.
Platinum Sponsor: $650 6 total spots available
Gold Sponsor: $400 10 total slots available
Silver Sponsor: $350 7 total slots available
Bronze Sponsor: $200 (no table) $275 with table Unlimited slots available
Announcement of sponsorship, vendor or product donator will be completed once payment is finalized. Please see your welcome email for furthur instructions and a list of needs from the VBE team to complete your participation in the 3rd Annual Virginia Birth Expo.
Our previous two years brough over 800 attendees to the expos, our target market is families. Families who are planning to conceive, who are expecting, and families who already have little ones. Our targeted audience is unique and they are very interesed in quality, vetted resources to help them as they plan and navigate parenthood.
The Fairfax expo will feature two hours of VIP sessions from 10-12 available to a limited number of participants(SOLD OUT). The vendor portion of the expo will begin at 12 and end at 3pm. During that time we will have 2 workshops taught by community experts.
Vendor and sponsor fees are non-refundable. Vendor fees are transferable to a different approved vendor if the transfer happens before July 15, 2018. Beyond that time fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable for any reason. We have limited spaces for Non-Profit organizations, NPs have a discounted fee, but must show proof of NP status.
Please fill out the form below and we look forward to reading your informaiton and determining acceptance! If we are full for your category, consider participating in the swag bags!
Tiffany Shank owner of Virginia is for Doulas, founder of the VBBE