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Wednesday, September 1, 2021 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Memorial Union is offering an incredible opportunity for vendors to showcase their products or events to hundreds of Washburn University students, faculty, and staff.

From 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. set-up) on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, organizations and vendors can reserve a ten-by-ten space on the Union’s outdoor patio, along with a 6’x30’ table and 2 chairs from which to promote their products or events.

The Washburn® Market Daze will be held on an uncovered portion of the north patio, vendors may bring their own tents by obtaining advance permission from the University Scheduling office.

Register your company or organization here. Deadline for registration with vendors outside Washburn University and Washburn University organizations is August 25, 2021. Any further questions should be directed to the University Scheduling office at or 785-670-1725.

When filling out the Washburn® Market Daze registration, please be prepared to provide your organization’s name, address, email, and phone contact information as well as the nature of your company or group and what you will be providing as a sample or giveaway. You will also need to specify if you require electricity as there are limited spaces available for power needs.

Your registration is not complete until we have also received your signed event waiver.

Washburn® Market Daze is a free event to companies and organizations as long as a product or service is provided to the attendees. Samples for 300 and marketing materials for 400 should be the minimum product provided. (Our history has shown 400-800 have attended past events.)

A signed event waiver form must be received by the Scheduling department before September 1, 2021.


  • Vendors/Organizations must show a confirmation email from the University Scheduling office in order to table
  • Waivers must be received before vendors/organizations are allowed to table
  • Vendors must check in with the Memorial Union’s Start Tent before tabling
  • One 6’ x 30’ table and two chairs will be provided
  • On the event day tables are assigned. The Memorial Union reserves the right to move vendors to ensure distribution of concepts
  • Tables are not to be moved
  • Vendors/Organizations must stay within their space while promoting services

Prohibited Items and Services

  • Housing vendors
  • Credit Card vendors
  • WU Logo materials that are not provided as a give-a-way
  • Books and Textbooks
  • Bars and Nightclubs or any Happy Hour specials
  • Tobacco Products
  • Any services deemed in direct competition with Memorial Union vendors by University Scheduling office
  • Political campaigning

Prohibited Activities when Tabling

  • Petitions cannot be signed or distributed during tabling
  • Advertising for bars or alcohol is strictly prohibited
  • Student groups shall not partner with any outside business when tabling unless there is a direct connection to the organization's mission and vision
  • Music is prohibited with the exception of the patio stage area (entertainment provided by the Memorial Union)

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