Earth Expo Exhibitor Application 2014

Earth EXPO is an annual environmental fair hosted by the City of Oakland Public Works Agency Environmental Services Division. The fair will be held Wednesday April 9, 2014 from 10am-2pm in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland. The fair highlights transportation, environmental health, waste reduction, water, energy, urban design, nature, and community themes. This year we'll give special emphasis to water conservation and protection.

All exhibitors must complete an application form. Online is preferred. Alternatively paper forms can downloaded from www.oaklandearthexpo.com for offline submittal. Applications must be received by Thursday March 13, 2014.
Direct questions to earthexpo@oaklandnet.com or Mike Perlmutter 510-238-7294.
More information at www.oaklandearthexpo.com.

Participation Guidelines
*Exhibitor participation is subject to the approval of event organizers.
*Exhibitor participation is free of charge.
*RELEVANCE TO EVENT: Applicants must describe how your work contributes to “the sustainable urban environment”. Tell us how you plan to engage attendees (interactive exhibits encouraged!)– especially how you will offer attendees ways to make personal environmental commitments, and take action.
*Exhibitors who are selling merchandise must provide description of the items proposed for sale, including explanation of how the items constitute "green" or "environmentally friendly" products or alternatives. Items must be preapproved by event organizers.
*Exhibitors who are selling merchandise must have a valid California Resale License and a valid Oakland Business Tax License at their booth on the day of the event.
*All applicants will receive an email confirmation once application is received. Applicants will also receive an email confirmation acceptance into the EXPO event.

Logistics/Set-up
*Each exhibit space is approximately 10' x 10', with one (1) eight-foot table and two (2) chairs provided free-of-charge. (If additional space is required, please indicate your needs on the Registration Form, and every effort will be made to accommodate your request.)
*All exhibits must be freestanding. There are no walls or other structures available to use as support.
*This is an outdoor Expo! Exhibitors should be prepared for a variety of weather conditions. The event will go on despite moderately bad weather, such as wind or damp overcast conditions. In the event of heavy rain, the event will be cancelled. A rain cancellation call would be made 24-48 hours in advance of the event.
*There is no on-site access to electricity or water at this event. Everything necessary for any exhibit display (e.g., structural equipment, backdrops, signage/banners, display materials) must be provided by the individual exhibitors.
*A special unloading/loading area will be available for your setup/breakdown activities before and after the Expo.

Event Day Schedule
8:30 A.M. Registration and vendor display set-up opens
10:00 A.M. Official start of the Expo
2:00 P.M. Conclusion of the Expo; vendor display breakdown and removal

Please complete this online application (preferred)
Alternatively, Alternatively paper forms can downloaded from www.oaklandearthexpo.com for offline submittal.
Application deadline extended to Thursday March 20, 2014.
Direct questions to earthexpo@oaklandnet.com or Mike Perlmutter 510-238-7294.
More information at www.oaklandearthexpo.com.