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This is a FREE INDOOR small business tradeshow style weekend event catered towards empowering all small businesses especially Black businesses and those of marginalized communities with exposure, growth, and support!

Upcoming event dates:

Back-to-School Jam & Expo - July 30th-31st, 2022

NC STATE FAIR- Expo Center

Black Friday Weekend -November 25th-27th, 2022

NC STATE FAIR- Kerr Scott Building


4285 Trinity Road, Raleigh, NC 27607

We will be taking all safety measures to uphold a sanitary environment for all involved.

WANT TO STAY UPDATED ABOUT THE UPCOMING EVENT?


EVERYTHING INCLUDED AS AN EVENT VENDOR:

  • +An indoor vendor booth with Pipe & Drape (option to be outdoor available as alternative)
  • + 1-Chair for booth space
  • + Up to 4 Vendor wristbands
  • + Access to the designated Vendor Only breakroom
  • + Business Logo/link/social media on Vendor Spotlight site (must provide when booking to be included)
  • +Event preparation & business development tips provided via e-mail
  • + Exclusive vendor only discount offers for business resources from 3rd party businesses provided via e-mail
  • + Opportunity to attend & pitch your business to receive the $5,000 Our Stop Shop's Lighthouse Grant
  • +Exclusive Opportunity to attend 1 Hour Business Networking / Business Pitch event

VENDOR FEES:

(Discounted prices for full event weekend participants)

$210-350/day for 8'x8' booth all business industry vendors

$275-450/day for 10'x10' all business industry vendors

$150-200/day for Non-Profit vendors

$300-500/day for drink vendors (non-alcoholic ONLY allowed on premises)

$300-500/day for snack/desert vendors

$325-550/day for food vendors

PAY-IN-4 PAYMENT PLAN ARE AVAILABLE AT CHECKOUT!

You can enter to win a 1-day free vendor slot! Winner chosen monthly EXCEPT during the event month. You'll be added to the event raffle submissions and the winner is announced during the event!


Here's some of our previous events business vendors:

CHECK OUT OUR RECENT NEWS COVERAGE!

Our Stop Shop Expo Event Press Release July.pdf

The purpose of this event is to empower our small business community who are normally marginalized from accessing these business development opportunities.


About Our Stop Shop

Our Stop Shop is an award winning Black family owned economic empowerment education woman-led company. A team made up of investors also holding licenses in life insurance, real estate, CDL and professional training in education, credit, event/experimental marketing and the performing arts. Our Stop Shop caters towards bridging the racial wealth gap by providing the community with education, opportunities and resources for development, progression, and economic empowerment through our F.A.C.T.S business model:

Financial literacy services/education - Affordable products/opportunities - Consults - Teaching business strategies- Staffing services

Interested in being a vendor or event sponsor? Fill out the interest form below!

**PLEASE NOTE:

BACK-TO-SCHOOL Event Weekend-

Vendor Sign Up OPENS: APRIL 20, 2022

Vendor Sign up CLOSES: JULY 1, 2022

Filling out this form will let you know when the next event's registration officially opens!

For all additional event questions or inquiries e-mail:

Contact@ourstopshop.com

    IMPORTANT!!!

    Be sure to CHECK YOUR E-MAIL AFTER YOU SUBMIT FORM for correspondence from us. We actively send updates using E-MAIL!

    ALL FOOD, SNACK & DRINK VENDORS SELLING ITEMS THAT PEOPLE CAN EAT/DRINK ON-SITE MUST HAVE:

    -FOOD TRUCKS MUST BE SELF-CONTAINED vehicles (not requiring water source) & NOT A concession trailer

    - A POS (Point of Sales) SYSTEM to provide official gross sales report, you cannot just provide the sales amount made

    -Certificate of Insurance for a value of $1million, you must add

    "NC State Fair 4285 Trinity Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607"

    as ADDITIONALLY INSURED & listed as a certificate holder

    -Home based treat maker certification from the Dept. of Agriculture (for snack/drink vendors)

    OR

    Current Health Dept. inspection (for food trucks/caterers)

    For non-event questions or inquiries e-mail: contact@ourstopshop.com