Setting up shop at to ESSENCE events is a surefire way to get your business in front of large crowds of consumers eager to support and ready to spread the word about the delicious cuisine they can’t get enough of to everyone they know. CLICK TO REGISTER TO REGISTER FOR THE ESSENCE EATS VENDOR INFO SESSION TODAY! Although vending may be just what you need to elevate your business to the next level, we also acknowledge that taking the first step to establish yourself as a vendor can be tricky. But not to worry — we’ve got you covered! This ESSENCE Eats virtual vendor info session will equip you with the knowledge you need to get your food business in the game. Once we have you on our radar, we’ll keep in you in the know about food vending opportunities for everything from ESSENCE Festival, to our ESSENCE Street Style Block Party, to our ESSENCE Black Love Gala and much more. By attending an ESSENCE Eats virtual vendor info session, you’ll get to:

Dozens of delicious vendors and our amazing ESSENCE Eats station will leave your tastebuds beyond satisfied and coming back for more.

Hear a break down of the ESSENCE Eats vendor experience and application process Learn what it’s really like to be a food vendor at ESSENCE events, plus find out everything you need to do to make sure you and your business are ready for the application process to increase your odds of being selected.

Get a first look at opportunities for the 2019 ESSENCE Festival® and beyond By registering for our ESSENCE Eats virtual vendor info sessions, you’ll be first in line to receive information about ESSENCE food vendor opportunities throughout the year.

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Take a deep dive into the on-boarding process Get all the answers to the most common and not-so-common questions about coming aboard as an ESSENCE Eats vendor and learn about the process step by step. For more information and to register, visit the official website HERE. *Info sessions are not mandatory for vendors to attend in order to be considered and any prospective applicants or those that have already submitted an application are welcome to attend.


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