Exhibitor Registration

Exhibitor Registration is Open for Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco!

Do you want exhibit at the most delicious chocolate show in San Francisco? Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco is looking for craft chocolate artisans, pastry chefs, and chocolate equipment makers who love what they do, and are ready to show their stuff to the chocolate-loving public. This is a selling show. Exhibitors will be expected to sample, and are encouraged to sell. We’ll also make sure there is lots of time to network with other chocolate industry folks.  (Are you a member of the Fine Chocolate Industry Association?  Come early to attend FCIA meetings on March 5-6 in the same venue.)

Key Event Details:

What:  Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco  – a chocolate festival open to the public to educate, entertain, and promote the craft chocolate industry.

When:  March 6 – 8, 2020.  (Exhibitors must participate in all sessions)
Friday, March 6: 7:00PM – 10:00PM   “Chocolate Night Out”
Saturday, March 7: 11:00AM –  5:00PM  “Main Event Session 1”
Sunday, March 8: 11:00AM – 5:00PM  “Main Event Session 2”

Where:  The Palace Of Fine Arts    3601 Lyon St, San Francisco, CA 94123

How:  Open to the public: we anticipate between 3,000 and 4,500 guests over the course of the 3 days.

Chocolate Night Out:

What: Chocolate party to kick off Craft Chocolate Experience:  San Francisco
When:  Friday, March 6, 2020  7:00PM – 10:00PM
Where: Palace of Fine Arts

Details:

Chocolate lovers can celebrate all things chocolate with a night out at the Palace of Fine Arts.  There will be cocktails, pastries from some of the most amazing chefs in the Bay Area, savory foods, and fun.  And chocolate, of course!  Guests will be able to sample and shop with dozens of chocolate makers and chocolatiers. (That’s you!).

This is a ticketed event  for ages 21+.  Anticipated guest count of approx. 300 – 400 people.

CCE:SF Main Event:

What: Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco, Main Event
When:  Saturday, March 7,  11:00AM – 5:00PM (Day 1) &  Sunday, March 8th 11:00AM – 5:00PM (Day 2)
Where: Palace of Fine Arts

Details:

Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco will be an immersive chocolate experience for chocolate enthusiasts. Located indoors at the Palace of Fine Arts, this event will include lectures and demos from industry experts, a children’s area, and of course the most amazing marketplace with dozens of exhibitors sampling and selling their craft chocolate creations. There will also be hands on demos for those wanting to learn more about chocolate-making and making things with chocolate.

Anticipated attendance of 2500 – 4000 total for Saturday and Sunday.

Exhibitor Registration Includes:

  • Booth space for all 3 days
  • 6 foot table and linen (2 tables/linens for a double booth)
  • Wifi access
  • Company name listed on website
  • Company listed in event program/directory
  • Social media promotion
  • City Health Department Permits
  • City Health Department required sanitation in booth (3 part sink, hand wash station)
  • 2 boxed lunches for both Saturday and Sunday event (more lunches can be purchased as necessary)

Exhibitor Requirements:

  • Products made in a commercial kitchen or other health inspector approved site.
  • Provide samples throughout the event if you are selling product. (Samples can be small)
  • Ability to provide Certificate of Insurance upon request.
  • Must provide all City Health Inspection documentation in a timely manner.
  • Must attend all 3 days of events, and stay until the end of the 3rd day.

Registration Costs:

Single Booth:  8 feet wide w/ 6 foot table and linen – $700

California Twin (Double Booth):  16 feet wide w/ two 6-foot tables and linens – $1200

Booth electrical hook up:  $75

Marketing Package:  Includes logo and URL on website, logo included on printed materials, and increased social media exposure – $250  (limited number of packages available.)

Still need to think about it? Have questions or big ideas? Great…we’d love to hear from you! Shoot us an email and let us know what’s on your mind. Also, you can stay informed by joining our exhibitor mailing list here: