Coffee roaster, coffee shop, tea supplier, or in the coffee industry, we want you to join the Wilmington Coffee Fest!

Coffee Roasters: Whether you are a small roaster company or a national corporation, you will love the intimate interaction with the Wilmington, NC community as you network with peers in the coffee industry. As a roaster you will be set up in our main tent along with other roasters, coffee shops, and coffee industry related vendors. We ask that you showcase your company and provide samples. You will also be able to sell your product directly to our attendees, as well as participate in our Best Roaster Competition.

Coffee Shops: We love all coffee, roasters or not so come and represent your shop to the Wilmington Coffee Fest. You will be able to let over 2,000 attendees know about your shop, what coffee you serve, and showcase your drinks that are unique to you. We ask that you provide samples so that attendees can get a taste of what you have to offer as a coffee shop. You will also able to sell your product and merchandise to our attendees and will able to enter our Best Cold Brew Competition.

Tea Suppliers: Not only are we into coffee, we love tea as well. If you are a wholesaler, or have your own store, you will be a great fit for the Wilmington Coffee Fest. We ask that you provide samples, interact with customers, and let everyone know about your brand. You will also be able to network with other coffee shops and represent your product to them.

Coffee Industry: For this category we are looking for any company that supplies product to roasters, coffee shops, or any one in the coffee industry. Previous companies that have participated in our festival as a vendor or sponsor are Oatly, Ghirardelli, Torani, Morin, Island Oasis, and Chemex. If you want to have a booth or become a sponsor, we would love for you to join and share your products with our attendees.

Coffee Importer: If your company connects farmers with roasters, or you are a farmer dealing directly with roasters then this is your category! Importers that have joined us in the past are Balzac Bothers and Company, and De La Finca Coffee Importers. This will be a great opportunity for your company to expand to the Wilmington NC and regional market.

Coffee Equipment: Representatives of equipment that service the coffee industry are invited to join Wilmington Coffee Fest and feature the industry’s most relied upon appliances and accessories . We would love to have you as a vendor or as a sponsor of our 2023 festival. Your company will have the chance to network with over 80 vendors and share your product with over 2,000 attendees.

Vendor Fee:

$180 for one day (Saturday April 29th or Sunday April 30th 9am-3pm)

* All vendors and sponsors are invited to our VIP party on Friday April 28th from 6pm-9pm at Waterline Brewing Co. Meet other coffee roasters, coffee industry folks, and have a good time with complimentary drinks and food; live band starts at 7pm!

Please follow the participate link to sign up.