Who Should Exhibit
Who Should Exhibit?
Beer, Wine + Spirits
We welcome any beer, wine or spirit from Maine or around the world to join us as an exhibitor at Harvest on the Harbor.
If you are interested in being a beer, wine or spirit exhibitor for Harvest on the Harbor 2012
We welcome any Maine culinary related business to join us as an exhibitor at Harvest on the Harbor 2013:
- Food Artisans
- Made-in-Maine products
- Fresh Produce and Specialty Products
- Kitchenware and Cooking Companies
- Epicurean Purveyors
- Food Retailers and Wholesalers
- Restaurants and Caterers
- Outdoor BBQ Equipment
- Non Alcoholic Beverages
Health Food Providers
If you are interested in being a culinary exhibitor for Harvest on the Harbor 2013:
Contact: 207-772-4994 x231
Why Should You Exhibit?
- An opportunity to present you products at the largest Food + Wine event in the state
- A unique opportunity to reach well-educated, high-income, brand-loyal consumers
- Exposure to an audience of more than 4,000 food, wine, beer and spirit enthusiasts over the course of the four-day event
- Gain valuable exposure through event marketing, media coverage, and a vast array of promotions and special events
Food & Wine Festival Demographics
- Age 30-50
- 60% Maine foodies - 40% culinary travelers
- Education: 83% post-secondary degree
- Income: $90,000+
- Spending Habits:
- Purchases an average of 2-3 cases of wine per month
- Dines out 5-7 times per month at a fine dining establishment
- Frequently cooks and entertains at home for large dinner parties
- Is a consumer of luxury lifestyle goods and services
- Routinely enjoys entertainment, including films, sports, theatre, art galleries, opera, and other activities
Top Profiles of Food & Wine Festival Attendees:
Localist: Supports local farms, fisheries, vineyards, breweries, & distilleries.
Novice: Is developing an interest in culinary events and is excited to learn more.
Eclectic: Seeks a wide variety of culinary experiences, including the unusual.
Organic: Interested in naturally grown foods & ingredients, healthy living, and environmental sustainability.
Authentic: Enjoys real food and drink that are true to region.
Gourmet: Seeks the most distinctive, internationally-recognized culinary experiences
Source: The State of the Culinary Tourism Industry 2010: Report & Readiness Index.
The mission of Harvest on the Harbor is to promote Maine as a top culinary tourism destination to food-savvy travelers from Maine and around the world, and extend the traditional tourism season while increasing the economic impact for Maine businesses.
The vision for Harvest on the Harbor is to deliver an exceptional experience that celebrates our talented chefs and myriad of delectable dining establishments, while showcasing authentic and gourmet products from local farmers, fishermen, and food artisans, along with wine, beer and spirit makers.