Vendor Applications Open for Made in Maui County Festival
Product vendor and food truck applications for the 7th annual Hawaiian Airlines Made in Maui County Festival are now available.
Considered Maui County’s largest products show, the event will be held at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului and will be open to the public on Friday, Nov. 6, from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 7, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Qualified wholesale buyers and distributors will also be invited to a special “Buyers Preview” on Friday, Nov. 6 to talk with vendors one-on-one about their products.
A total of 140 Product Vendors will be selected to participate in the 2020 event. Applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:
- Products for sale must be made, manufactured, grown and/or created in Maui County. Although, products may include source materials made/found in the State of Hawaii (minimum of 51% “Made in Hawaii” product valuation).
- Other judging criteria may include branding, packaging, website/online presence, and an interest in and readiness to export.
A total of 13 food trucks will be selected to participate on Saturday, Nov. 7, and three food trucks on Friday, Nov. 6.
Applications are due by May 29, 2020, by 4:30 p.m. (HST). Businesses will be notified of the vendor selection committee’s decision on or before July 17.
Click here for an application.