Vendor & Exhibitor Information


Don’t miss out on the opportunity to showcase your organization to thousands of Catholic participants from across the Midwest and Canada at one (OR ALL 3) of our summer conferences.

Whether you’re a vendor (selling) or exhibitor (information only) we have some exciting, NEW sponsorship options for you!

New in 2018 – 15% commission on sales is waived if you choose from one of our 4 sponsorship levels!

Steubenville | Rochester

Mayo Civic Center
July 13-15, 2018

Steubenville | On The Lake

Carthage College
July 20-22, 2018

Steubenville | St. Paul

University of St. Thomas
July 27-29, 2018


2018 Marketplace Opportunities


The options below are available for all 3 of our Steubenville Conferences:
Steubenville | Rochester
Steubenville | On The Lake
Steubenville | St. Paul

Sponsorship Levels: Vendor (selling) // Exhibitor (information only)


Platinum - $2000 // $1200

  • Up to 3 Marketplace Tables
  • Personalized Big Screen Slide
  • Advertisement in conference cell phone app
  • Personalized Email blast to attendees
  • Personalized Facebook and Instagram shout outs
  • Up to 6 vendor passes + meals

Gold - $1500 // $800

  • One or two Marketplace Tables
  • Personalized Big Screen Slide
  • Advertisement in conference cell phone app
  • Personalized Facebook and Instagram shout outs
  • Up to 4 vendor passes + meals

Silver - $1000 // $600

  • One Marketplace Table (ask us about adding a 2nd table)
  • Logo featured on Big Screen – Sponsor “Thank You” slide
  • Advertisement in conference cell phone app
  • Inclusion in “Thank You” to our sponsors Facebook post
  • 2 vendor passes (meals not incl.)

Bronze - $750 // $300

  • One Marketplace Table (ask us about adding a 2nd table)
  • Advertisement in conference cell phone app
  • 2 vendor passes (meals not incl.)

Religious Communities - email Sarah for more information

Signing up for more than one conference site?  Ask us about our multi conference discount!


A la Carte Items:

  • One Vendor Table: $300 + 15% commission on gross sales (Incl. 2 vendor passes. Meals not incl.)
  • Big Screen Ad: $250
  • Additional Vendor Passes: $15
  • Meal Tickets: $10 each

Marketplace Details

Setup Friday

9:00am – 1:00pm

(Setup must be completed by 1:00pm)

Teardown Sunday

1:00pm – 3:00pm

(Teardown can begin as traffic slows)

All times are approximate and subject to change.  An official schedule will be released in June.

Friday

  • 3:30pm – 6:30 pm
  • 9:30pm – 11:30pm

Saturday

  • 7:00am – 8:00am
  • Noon – 2:30pm
  • 4:30pm – 6:30pm
  • 9:30pm – 11:30pm

Sunday

  • 7:00am – 8:30am
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Merchandise sales are allowed at Vendor booths only. Unless you are a Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Bronze sponsor, a 15% commission on gross sales will be collected from Vendors. All percentages will be calculated based on gross sales excluding taxes.
  • Vendors are individually responsible to collect and pay any required local and state taxes on merchandise sold.
  • Distribution of merchandise or information is allowed within the confines of the booth space only!
  • Vendors are responsible for providing their own change and start-up money.
  • Drawings and giveaways are allowed as long as there is no entry fee or cost for eligibility before, or following the event.
  • The information distributed at your booth must be exclusively about your business/organization.
  • All Marketplace Booth personnel must check in and out at the Partnership for Youth table.
  • Vendors and Exhibitors may not have more than 2 booth personnel at any given time, unless they are a Platinum or Gold Sponsor with multiple tables.
  • All booth personnel must have a Vendor Pass.  If additional passes will be required during the weekend because personnel will be rotating, they must be purchased in-advance of the conference weekend for $15 per pass.
  • Partnership for Youth reserves final authority regarding content of the booth and reserves the right to approve or remove literature or materials at their discretion.
  • Partnership for Youth reserves the right to assign booth locations.
  • If music is played at your booth, the volume is to be kept to a reasonable level so as to not interfere with other exhibitors.
  • Vendors and Exhibitors must provide their own power cords, as needed for electricity.
  • Partnership for Youth is not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged property belonging to any vendor or exhibitor, for any reason.
  • Sub-leasing of booths is not allowed.
  • All booths are to be kept reasonably clean and clear of clutter.
  • Vendors and Exhibitors must adhere to the assigned setup and tear down times, as well as the scheduled Marketplace operation times.
  • Vendors and Exhibitors are responsible for their own lodging.
  • All Marketplace Booth personnel agree to comply with the Partnership for Youth Exhibitor Code of Conduct.

Guest Policy

Anyone who is not preregistered to run your marketplace booth WILL NOT be allowed into any areas of the Event Site at any time during the weekend.  Vendors and Exhibitors must wear proper conference identification (lanyard) at all times.

Infants and Children Policy

Although we strongly support Catholic family life, our staffing, facility constraints, and insurance regulations do not allow us to provide childcare.  The focus of all adults at our conferences needs to be on the youth participants.  With the best care of the youth in mind, infants and children are not allowed at the conference.

Please complete the Vendor & Exhibitor Application

A member of the Partnership for Youth team will be in touch with you to review your selections and issue an invoice.

If your organization is a part of a religious community please contact the PFY office for your exclusive discount.

Email Sarah or call 952.224.0333

Marketplace FAQs

Big Screen Ads and Organization Logos for the PFY website must be submitted no later than June 1, 2018.
Yes! During Marketplace off-hours we encourage you to attend the conference sessions. Your Vendor ID must be worn at all times and you may only sit in designated volunteer/guest seating.
Upon arrival, please check in at the Partnership for Youth booth.
Unless you choose from one of our 4 sponsorship levels, a 15% commission on gross sales will be collected from Vendors. All percentages will be calculated based on gross sales excluding taxes. Vendors are individually responsible to collect and pay any required local and state taxes on merchandise sold.

Yes. You will need to bring your own cords and indicate your need for electricity no less than 3 weeks in advance.

One 6 ft. table, two chairs, table skirting and linens. Electricity is provided (power cords not included).
Booth staff must be at least 18 years of age.
Meals tickets may be purchased in advance for $10/meal. If you are a Platinum or Gold sponsor, your meals are included.
Please refer to the tentative Steubenville Conference schedule.
Vendors and Exhibitors are responsible for arranging their own lodging. If you are not local, we can offer recommendations for nearby hotels. Contact sarah@partnershipforyouth.org.

For additional questions about our Marketplace, please email Sarah.

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