Register for Booth Sales at 2020 Rotary International Convention

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Register to be considered to sell your Hawaii-made products at the Rotary International Convention, June 6 -10, 2020!

Rotary International is planning their 111th annual convention to be held June 6 – 10, 2020 at the Hawaii Convention Center. The Convention is Rotary’s premier event, featuring renowned speakers, educational seminars, entertainment to attract over 25,000 Rotary members and family and friends. It is often called the “mini-United Nations” because of its global scope and cultural diversity.

DBEDT has been asked to gather Hawaii companies to be considered to sell their products at booths in the House of Friendship (3rd Floor) and Rooftop Garden (4th Floor).

Dates & Times: 

June 6 – 10, 2020

The operations times for the booths have not yet been set. The Rotary Hawaii coordinator will be in contact to confirm times and other details.

Venue:

Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd and 4th Floors
1801 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815

Booth Space

Exact booth sizes will be decided soon by Rotary International and the Hawaii Organizing Committee.

House of Friendship Booths: located in Room 316 A/B/C on the 3rd Floor. Vendors are required to be present at booths the entire time of operations.

  • $2,500.00 for the period June 6 – 10

Rooftop Booths: located in the Rooftop Garden on the 4th floor. Vendors in this area must bring their own pop-up tent and the area is not secured at night.  There will be security in the building but their product would either need to be taken at the end of the day and brought back the next day or it is left covered at their own liability. 

  • $500.00 for 2-day space
  • $750.00 for 5-day space

Food Sales

There may be certain restrictions with regards to selling food products. To offer food samples, a Special Event Permit and Hawaii Dept. of Health certificate will be required, to be coordinated by Hawaii Rotary Coordinator and Hawaii vendors.

Interest Form

Complete the form below to be considered for this event. The Hawaii Rotary coordinator will contact you for next steps of review and selection. Rotary International will make the final decision on vendor selection.

  • Please select your desired booth space.
  • Will you require electricity for your booth?
  • Drop files here or
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    1. Be registered and in good standing with the State Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs Business Registration Division.

    2. Have a current General Excise Tax License with the State Department of Taxation.

    3. Be willing to share export information as it relates to sales made or anticipated to be made from this show. Individual company information will be kept confidential but reported in aggregate. It is necessary for us to report this information in order to receive continued funding support for export promotion programs from State and Federal sources.

    Priority for selection to participate in the Hawaii Pavilion will be given to companies that have a Hawaii-made product that meets the “Made in Hawaii” designation as defined under Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 468-119, stipulating that the product will have at least 51% of the wholesale value added by manufacture, assembly, fabrication, or production within the State.

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