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Partner with Drink The District to reach thousands of young professionals who are always thirsty for more.

PARTNERS FAQ

How can I become a vendor at a Drink the District event?

We would love for you to join the party! First, contact our sales team by filling out the “partner” form above. A crew member will reach out ASAP to work with you to determine the best event to fit your business.

How much does it cost?

The cost can vary based on the size and type of event. The sales crew will be able to provide exact pricing for each event based on your needs.

What's included in my space?

The cost covers all the sessions included in the event, 1 table and 2 chairs. Electricity can also be added at an additional fee.

How much space are we talking here?

Standard spacing starts at 10 ft. by 10 ft. However, if you need more space we can make that happen!

What am I allowed to bring with me?

It is recommended to bring a branded tent. These will not be provided. Tent weights are required for any tents. And don’t forget to bring your marketing materials, table coverings, product and signage!

Can I bring signage with me?

Handwritten signs, balloons, and flags are all prohibited. Chalked A-Frames or sign-boards are permitted.

Is electricity included?

No, electricity is available for an additional cost, depending on the event.

Can I charge for my wares?

ABSOLUTELY! All vendors are responsible for the management of their own sales. We recommend utilizing a point-of-sale system that allows you to accept credit cards onsite as well as cash.

Is Wi-fi available?

Unfortunately, no. Most of our events are at outdoor venues where Wi-Fi is unavailable. We recommend utilizing a Wi-Fi enabled device if access is needed.

If I want to cook on site, what documentation do I need to bring?

Yes, all food vendors are required to have a copy of your business license, food service license, sales tax certificate of registration, and the most recent Health Department Inspection Report. You will also need a proof of insurance (liability limits of $1,000,000 per occurrence / $2,000,000 in aggregate) naming the company as additional insured. You must submit this information prior to attending the event. We recommend all vendors bring copies with you on-site each day.

What if I just want to exhibit, sell, and market my product? Do I need to bring documentation with me?

Yes, you will need a proof of insurance (liability limits of $1,000,000 per occurrence / $2,000,000 in aggregate) naming the company as additional insured. You must submit this prior to attending the event. We recommend all vendors bring copies with you on-site each day.

How do fans find out about the event?

We are fortunate to have loyal fans who keep a close eye on our social media platforms! We run social media campaigns online using Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, run campaigns on local websites and ticketing platforms including Gilt, City Paper, local radio stations, Goldstar, LivingSocial, Eventbrite and Groupon, and run targeted marketing campaigns to DMV locals.

Do I pick my own spot for the event?

Spots are assigned based upon the needs of each vendor and pre-determined by our Operations Team. You will be given your exact spacing the day of the event.

Can I invite my friends and family?

Yes! We highly encourage you to spread the word! Each vendor will receive a special code for discounted tickets that you will be able to use for friends and family as well as for your followers and raving fans!

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