Be a part of the 10th Annual Southwest Michigan Community Harvest Fest!
This is an invitation for you, your business, or your farm to join in the fun at this year's Community Harvest Fest. Those involved over the past five years know this is a great opportunity to introduce consumers to local, organic and healthful foods and related activities. We invite you to help us make this festival an event that nurtures growing relationships between farmers and consumers.
The deadline for reserving a booth and being included in the printed program is August 31, 2012. The final registration deadline is September 11, 2012.
Please use our online registration form to reserve and pay for a booth, specify an ad size for the program, and even become a Harvest Fest sponsor (see below for details). We also have a printable form for those who wish to register by mail.
NOTE- if you are having trouble with sign-ups on PayPal, please call Catie at 269-209-3127 or email her or send in your registration by mail. We have plenty of space available in the tents!!
Date & Location
Sunday, September 16, 2012
11:30am to 5:30pm
10515 East OP Avenue, Scotts, Michigan
Two large tents will be available for farmers' market, artist displays, artisanal and other products, and educational booths. Booths consist of an eight-foot table and two chairs beneath a large, outdoor exhibit tent. You must provide your own table dressing. To aid us in planning to adequately provide for table space, we encourage early registration.
The fee for a booth is $30 for farmers, artists, and non-profit exhibitors, and $60 for commercial exhibitors.
Registered exhibitors will receive a packet several weeks before the event with all relevant information enclosed.
Your sponsorship will bring your name, products and/or services to people all over southwest Michigan. You'll be identifying your business as one that cares about local food, healthy lifestyles, and strong local economies.
Each level of sponsorship brings different benefits.
Platinum – $750
As a platinum sponsor, you or your organization will receive a full-page ad, a listing as a primary sponsor on all materials, and your logo on signage at the event.
Gold – $500
As a gold sponsor, you or your organization will receive a half-page ad, and your logo on signage at the event.
Silver – $250
As a silver sponsor, you or your organization will receive a quarter-page ad, and your logo on signage at the event.
Bronze – $100
As a bronze sponsor, you or your organization will receive a business card-size ad in the printed program.
In addition, each of the above sponsors will receive ad space in the printed program and listing as a sponsor on all materials, plus a table and two chairs in the exhibitor tent if requested.
Individual – $25
As an individual sponsor, you will receive a button for identification as a sponsor and free admission to the festival (no parking fee), and a Harvest Fest shopping bag.
To become a sponsor, please register online or fill out and mail our printable form. If you have general questions, or questions about exhibiting or sponsorship, please contact Catie Boring via email or our contact form, or call her at 269-216-9681.
Every person who attends the Harvest Fest will receive a program that includes useful information about the benefits of eating locally, options for making a difference through food choices, and a whole host of local and organic resources. This booklet will be designed for attendees to use throughout the year. Advertising in the festival program will make the work of your business or organization more accessible to the community.
|ad size||shape||in inches||cost|
|⅛ page||wide||3¾" x 2¼"||$35.00|
|tall||1¾" x 4¾"|
|¼ page||regular||3¾" x 4¾"||$60.00|
|wide||7¾" x 2¼"|
|tall||1¾" x 9¾"|
|½ page||wide||7¾" x 4¾"||$100.00|
|tall||3¾" x 9¾"|
|full page||7¾" x 9¾"||$150.00|
|back cover*||7¾" x 9¾"||$250.00|
*Note: back cover available on first-come basis.
Your completed advertising registration form, full payment, and camera-ready artwork must be received by August 31, 2011 to be included in the festival program.
Artwork should be hard copy, and/or PDF or JPG format; digital files should be grayscale and 300 dpi. Please send camera-ready artwork to Sheena Foster via email (see below) or at 323 N Burdick, Kalamazoo MI 49007.