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UNC Local Business Fair

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: McKee Hall Breezeway (map)
$150 per 6' vendor table and two (2) chairs

Online Registration Form

There is a 100% money-back guarantee for vendor tables. If you are not satisfied, for any reason, let us know within seven days after the event and your registration fees will be refunded.

 UNC Local Business Fair vendor booth table 01 UNC Local Business Fair vendor booth table 02 

In the tradition of the former UNC Fall “Bizarre,” the Graduate Student Association will be hosting the annual UNC Local Business Fair in the McKee Hall Breezeway!

The Local Business Fair is the perfect place for companies and organizations to introduce their products and services to members of the campus community as they return from summer break. With over 10,000 students, 500 faculty members and 1,600 staff members, the campus community is equal to approximately 11% of the population of the City of Greeley! 

What you will receive on the day of the Fair 

  • An opportunity tell students about your business or organization.
  • The ability to provide samples of your product or service.
  • One standard six-foot table per registered space.
  • Two chairs per registered space.

Please note

  • Vendors must provide us a copy of their business insurance policy with minimum general aggregate of $3,000,000 and the University of Northern Colorado added as an additional insured (see example).
  • Weld Health Dept. licensing is NOT required for food/beverage giveaways as long as you stick with sample sizes (less than 3 ounces or able to fit in a Dixie cup) or store-bought, pre-packaged and sealed items.
  • Electricity will not be available (no generators please).
  • No alcohol/tobacco/drug promotional material allowed.
  • Only tables provided by UNC may be used.
  • Please keep pets at home, except service animals.
  • Giveaways only! No items available for sale. 
  • Credit card sign-ups are not allowed.
  • Signage must fit on the top of or hang from the front of your table.
  • All vendor tables are subject to approval by UNC administration.

UNC Student Profile

  • UNC students are spending money locally
    • UNC students spent over $42 million in the local service economy in 20151
      • 70% of this money came from outside the region
  • The UNC main campus has over 10,000 students2
    • 8,928 undergrads
      • 64% female / 36% male
    • 1,213 graduate students
      • 77% female / 23% male
  • UNC students are nearby
    • 3,390 students are living in UNC housing2

National College Student Profile

  • Students average $1,200 per month in income3
    • Earned through part-time work and/or family assistance
    • Three out of four students have a job
    • 40% of this income is discretionary (that's $480 per month!)
  • Most students have credit cards3
    • 84% of undergrads have one or more credit cards
  • Students are budgeting for experiences4
    • 82% report budgeting for socializing with friends at restaurants or bars
    • 58% budget for cultural events like concerts and theater

1http://www.unco.edu/economic-impact/pdf/fact-sheet.pdf

2http://www.unco.edu/institutional-reporting-analysis-services/pdf/fact-books/UNC_Fall_2016_Fact_Book.pdf 

3http://biggermarkets.com/college-marketing/2016/02/where-do-college-students-spend-their-money/ 

4https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/consumer-business/articles/back-to-college-survey.html 

UNC Graduate Student Association
Carter Hall, room 2007
Office: (970) 351-1089
Fax: (970) 351-2371
GSA@unco.edu