Jan 31

PNE seeks new vendors for the 2019 Fair

The Pacific National Exhibition is calling for new food and product vendors to apply to be a part of the 2019 Fair.

“The Fair at the PNE is one of BC’s most beloved annual events and we are always looking for new and innovative products from vendors to meet and
exceed the expectations of our guests,” says Exhibit Space Manager, Faizzal Fatehali.

“The Fair is an icon of Vancouver’s culture and food, and product vendors are one of the most interesting and talked about aspects of the fair. We encourage this opportunity for outstanding vendors with a creative flair to apply to become a part of this year’s Fair.”

Outrageous food and more:
PNE guests consistently rank food as one of the most important aspects to their Fair experience. Along with its share of mini donuts and cotton candy
stands, the PNE prioritizes a range of healthy options including fresh fruit and salad stands, protein shake vendors and freshly grown vegetables from our
Chef’s Garden.

Did you know that in 2018, PNE Fair food concessionaires sold:
• 92,000 corn dogs
• 22,000 racks of ribs
• 7,550 samosas
• 12,240 cobs of corn
• 3,750 deep fried Mars bars
• 150 kg of fudge
• 2,000,000 mini donuts

The large number of guests at the Fair each year provides an invaluable opportunity for vendors to expand their businesses in a fun environment that
rewards culinary creativity.

“The Fair at the PNE was a unique opportunity to spread The Onion Factory’s gourmet onions this past year to many new guests who hadn’t heard of us
before,” said food truck entrepreneur Derek Collins. “Being a vendor at the PNE was a chance to demonstrate and expand our brand, showing that we sell a
quality, delicious product.”

Submissions will be evaluated on a number of criteria:
• Uniqueness of food
• Presentation and quality of food
• Level of high-volume food vending experience (restaurants welcome)
• Use of locally sourced products
• Sustainable business practices

Slicers and dicers:
Beyond food, the PNE is also seeking applications for marketplace vendors. The Fair at the PNE prioritizes vendors who are selling innovative, quality products that can enhance guest experiences.

Those wishing to submit a vendor application should visit: https://www.pne.ca/exhibiting-space/

Exhibit Space at the Fair

 

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