Toronto Black Vegan Festival 2023 Vendor Requirements
All items sold, sampled, promoted, or displayed (including video or photographic depictions) must be vegan.
"Vegan" means free from animal products, including but not limited to meat (including aquatic animals and birds), dairy, eggs, and honey, products tested on animals, textiles made from animal fibers, animals used in entertainment, and animals bred for sale.
BVOT Festival management reserves the right to make a final selection of Vendors and order any items or depictions of things to be removed from the event premises if they are not readily identifiable as vegan.
Promotional Material & Packaging
Supporting literature (e.g., brochures, recipes, product packaging, or inserts) may not promote, display or advocate any non-vegan item.
Vendors must ensure that all recipes distributed at the Festival or printed on any product packaging do not call for non-vegan ingredients.
Images of non-vegan items on the product packaging for vegan items (e.g., seasonings, spice mixes, etc.) are not permitted.
BVOT staff reserve the right to remove any signage deemed unsuitable.
Vendors must confine their activities to their allotted exhibit space and not solicit beyond these boundaries.
The venue floor plans clearly define each allotted space.
Neither the vendor nor their representatives can "roam" the event venue to procure or conduct business.
All signage is to remain in the vendor's booth. BVOT Festival staff reserves the right to remove any signage, materials, and person(s) deemed beyond vendor space limits.
Graphic Video Footage
BVOT reserves the right to restrict the display of any graphic video footage, such as animal slaughter, unless otherwise authorized by BVOT Festival staff.
Food Vendors MUST:
Have proof of completion of the Food Handlers' course.
Supply a menu of food that lists the main ingredients in the food.
Fill out and submit the Temporary Food Establishment Application
Adhere to the requirements of the Public Health guidelines to ensure the protection and safety of the public.
All food concessions will be subject to inspection at the discretion of the Health Department.
All vendors must have all goods, supplies, and equipment offloaded by 10:00 am on the day of the Festival. Teardown and pack-up must be completed by 9:00 pm (Sunday, 6 August 2023)
All vendors must staff their site during operating hours. BVOT does not accept responsibility for any Vendor's possessions left onsite for the duration of the Festival.
All vendors must always have their vending display signs visible.
Food and craft will be in separate areas as per Health Department
All vendors must display their exhibits or wares within their assigned areas only.
Nonprofit Organizations -$90.00 **
** Please note: No sales are permitted. Nonprofits can only give out information
A limited number of tables are available at $10.00 each. Chairs are free.
Please click the link below and fill out the application. You will be invoiced after your application is accepted. Please note that your spot is not guaranteed until your payment is received.
Please send your request for an application form to firstname.lastname@example.org