Announcement | Vendor Invitation to our One Year Anniversary Mingle

We are pleased to invite all Rochester health, wellness, and artisan brands to participate as vendors at the 540WMain Community Learning Academy One Year Anniversary Mingle event on Saturday August 26 from 4-7 PM.

The mingle will be held at 540WMain. We are excited to share our most recent renovations in our historic space. The Anniversary Mingle will be a great way for vendors to connect their brand and business to more members of the community as well as see many of the amazing developments happening right outside our doorstep in the Susan B. neighborhood.

FAQS About The One Year Anniversary Mingle

What is the cost?
The cost for a booth at the Anniversary Mingle is FREE with a $50 suggested donation. As a thank you for your support we are allowing all vendors to donate from the heart.

What type of vendors are you looking for?
All vendors must be in the arena of natural, health, wellness, and handmade artisans/artists.

Can vendors sell products?
Yes. All vendors are encouraged to sell products and services at the mingle.

Can I pass this invitation to other vendors in my network?
Absolutely. We want as many folks as possible to mingle and celebrate with us on August 26th.

What does my donation support? Your donation will help us fundraise for our Community Courtyard Teaching Renovation Campaign. You can learn more about the campaign here:

How do I apply as a vendor? I am accepting applications on a first come basis. The application is attached. You can return it as a scanned pdf or via mail.

How do I make my vendor booth donation? Donations can be made in a variety of ways: Just select your preferred method on your application:

  1. Via Credit Card
  2. Via our gofundme platform:
  3. Via check when submitting your application
  4. via Paypal:

Do I have to donate?
No you don’t but we strongly encourage you to. The $50 suggested donation is a guide but vendors can donate more or less. As a mission based organization much of the work that happens at 540WMain continues based on the monetary support of our partners and the community.

When is the application deadline?
The application deadline is Thursday August 17, 2017. But remember we only have about 14 vendor spaces. Submitting your application and vendor donation as soon as possible is recommended.

What if I cannot attend? Can I still support?

If you cannot attend our Anniversary Mingle as a vendor in person you can absolutely still be a part of the festivities. I have created an Online/Social Media Vendor platform for businesses interested but unable to attend in person.

About the Online/Social Media Vendor platform.

Under this arrangement you and your business receives a spotlight interview on as well as a 5 day feature on the 540 instagram and facebook platforms during a 5 day period of your choosing. The suggested donation for this platform is $50

I still have questions
No worries. Feel free to call  585-420-8439 or email
We look forward to seeing you all very soon. Be sure to follow our page and social media for the most up to date information about everything happening at 540WMain

Published by Calvin Eaton

(he/his/him) Calvin Eaton is a disabled community educator, content creator, and social entrepreneur, whose area of expertise includes antiracism, equity, justice, instructional design, and program development. In 2016 Mr. Eaton founded 540WMain, Inc. a non-profit online and community-based organization for accessible education and events that promote justice for all.

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