UpcomingGrand Tasting Vendor/Exhibitor Contract 2019

Published on :
  • April 27, 2019
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Price Qty
ROTUNDA & PREFUNCTION Rhode Island producer $375.00 (USD)  
ROTUNDA & PREFUNCTION out-of-state producer $450.00 (USD)  
BALLROOM Rhode Island producer $325.00 (USD)   Sold Out
BALLROOM out-of-state producer $395.00 (USD)  

Please visit this page to purchase an ad in our Grand Tasting program book.

Vendors/Exhibitors will receive:

  • One 6’ skirted table
  • Cleaning, ice and trash services
  • Festival signage (8 ½” x 11”)
  • Tasting glasses provided to attendees
  • A listing with a link to your website on the “Grand Tasting” page of the Festival site, as well as your logo and products listed, if necessary, in the Festival program

Vendors/Exhibitors will provide:

  • Plastic serving dishes, flatware, toothpicks, napkins, etc., if your product requires it
  • Plastic glassware if preferred
  • Any marketing materials or décor you’d like for your table
  • Access to electricity must be indicated on registration form otherwise may not be available to your table

In an effort to contain costs and offer an upgraded experience, the Tasting is in a new location this year across two areas of the top floor of the RI Convention Center.

Tables in the ROTUNDA & PREFUNCTION:
Vendors/Exhibitors who produce their products within Rhode Island are $375

All other Exhibitor Tables are $450

Tables in the BALLROOM:
Vendors/Exhibitors who produce their products within Rhode Island are $325

All other Exhibitor Tables are $395

Below are sample photos from the Convention Center showing the spaces, but will not be what our set up looks like. There will be cooking demo areas in all three spaces.

RICC Rotunda
RICC Rotunda

RICC Prefunction
RICC Prefunction

RICC Ballroom D/E
RICC Ballroom D/E

RICC Floorplan - Areas in red are for Grand Tasting
RICC Floorplan – Areas in red are for Grand Tasting

You may download a PDF of this form here, complete and mail it, along with a check made payable to:
Eat Drink RI LLC, 1061 Fish Hill Rd. Coventry, RI 02816

Please submit the following items to david@eatdrinkri.com:

  • Two certificates of general liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 minimum liability coverage for the date April 27, 2019 naming:
    • Eat Drink RI LLC
      1061 Fish Hill Rd.
      Coventry, RI 02816
    • Rhode Island Convention Center
      1 Sabin St.
      Providence, RI 02903
  • If mailing these insurance certificates, please send both to Eat Drink RI LLC, 1061 Fish Hill Rd. Coventry, RI 02816
  • Your logo in one of these formats: Photoshop, Illustrator, JPEG, PDF, TIFF, EPS. Logo should be at least 72 dpi @ 1200 pixels wide.
  • Your final tasting selections, if necessary, must be emailed no later than Wednesday, April 10, 2019 for inclusion in the printed program book.
Eat Drink RI Festival 2017 Grand Tasting

ExpiredGrand Tasting

Published on :
  • April 28, 2018
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Eat Drink RI Festival 2017 Grand Tasting
Eat Drink RI Festival 2017 Grand Tasting

The Eat Drink RI Festival Grand Tasting features samplings of over sixty locally produced beer, wine & spirits, as well as an abundance of local food artisans in Hall D of the Rhode Island Convention Center. During the Tasting there will be all-new local food & drink presentations on the Frigidaire Professional Presentation Stage sponsored and provided by Wickford Appliance featuring Rhode Island’s top chefs paired with a local producer to wow attendees with some of the best food in the country, all included with admission to the Grand Tasting.

We’re adding a 2nd food & drink presentation area at this year’s Festival Grand Tasting. Get a floor-level, up-close look at the detail work & techniques of these chefs and artisans with this more interactive and intimate show area.

For the full list of Grand Tasting tables and participants, please see the Exhibitors page (continually updated).

Grand Tasting tickets are $75 and includes all food and beverage samplings offered and Local Food & Drink Presentations

ExpiredGrand Tasting Vendor/Exhibitor Contract 2018

Published on :
  • April 28, 2018
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please visit this page to purchase an ad in our Grand Tasting program book.

Vendors/Exhibitors will receive:

  • One 6’ skirted table and trash receptacle
  • Cleaning, ice and trash services
  • Festival signage (8 ½” x 11”)
  • Tasting glasses provided to attendees
  • A listing with a link to your website on the “Grand Tasting” page of the Festival site, as well as your logo and products listed in the Festival program

Vendors/Exhibitors will provide:

  • Plastic serving dishes, flatware, toothpicks, napkins, etc., if your product requires it
  • Plastic glassware if preferred
  • Any marketing materials or décor you’d like for your table
  • Access to electricity must be indicated on registration form otherwise may not be available to your table

Tables for Vendors/Exhibitors who produce their products within Rhode Island are $350
All other Exhibitor Tables are $425

You may download a PDF of this form here, complete and mail it, along with a check made payable to:
Eat Drink RI LLC, 1061 Fish Hill Rd. Coventry, RI 02816

Please submit the following items to david@eatdrinkri.com:

  • Two certificates of general liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 minimum liability coverage for the date April 28, 2018 naming:
    • Eat Drink RI LLC
      1061 Fish Hill Rd.
      Coventry, RI 02816
    • Rhode Island Convention Center
      1 Sabin St.
      Providence, RI 02903
  • If mailing these insurance certificates, please send both to Eat Drink RI LLC, 1061 Fish Hill Rd. Coventry, RI 02816
  • Your logo in one of these formats: Photoshop, Illustrator, JPEG, PDF, TIFF, EPS. Logo should be at least 72 dpi @ 1200 pixels wide.
  • Your final tasting selections, if necessary, must be emailed no later than Wednesday, April 11, 2018 for inclusion in the printed program book.

UpcomingAdvertise in the Grand Tasting Program Book

Published on :
  • April 27, 2019
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Back Cover $450.00 (USD)   Sold Out
Full Page Ad $350.00 (USD)  
Half Page Ad $250.00 (USD)  

Showcase your business, restaurant, services or products to culinary enthusiasts from all over the northeast.

Grand Tasting program book adsFull color ads:

  • Back Cover $450
  • Full Page $350
  • Half Page $250

Accepted file formats:

  • Adobe Acrobat Certified PDF
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator

Image Resolution & Formats:

300dpi EPS, TIF, JPG and PSD

Fonts:

Supply all fonts used, including fonts used in EPS files (please supply screen as well as printer fonts for Mac files), TrueType for Windows

Email:

Please send production ready files to david@eatdrinkri.com. Compressed digital files are accepted. Accepted compression formats: SIT, SEA and ZIP.

Terms & conditions:

Payment: All ad placements must be prepaid. Please e-mail or call to reserve your ad placement. Additional graphic services will be charged if files are not received in the specified file formats listed under digital requirements.

Ad materials:

Cancellations of space should be submitted in writing prior to the ad material deadline date. The publisher reserves the right to charge up to 100% of the rate for any advertising space placed but subsequently cancelled after the deadline date.

If modifications are needed, the publisher will change the advertisement and will bill the advertiser for graphic design.
The publisher assumes no liability for the content of advertised materials including copy, illustrations and/or photography.

All materials and advertisements are subject to the publisher’s approval. The publisher reserves the right to reject or cancel any advertisement.