Experience Ely Expo
Our area boasts over 100 clubs and organizations designed to enhance and support our community. The Experience Ely Expo (EEE) is designed to feature some of these wonderful clubs and organizations during either our Blueberry/Art or Harvest Moon Festivals. Here are the EEE criteria:
- Club or organization is recognized as either a 501(c)3 or 501(c)4 nonprofit
- Organization or chapter is based in either Ely, Babbitt, or Winton
- No political or lobbyist organizations
- Emphasis is on:
- Sports or recreation
- Arts & Crafts
- Attractions or museums
- First Responders, Law Enforcement, Search & Rescue
The application period runs from November thru April 1st of each year. We have a jury of individuals from various area nonprofit organizations who review the application. There is no cost to apply for the expo. All paperwork must be received in order to review the application. The applicant has the option of applying for one or both of the festival weekends.
Prior to applying to the expo, clubs and organizations are encouraged to fully review the expo policies. If selected, the club or organization will be contacted by email. Payment for booth(s) must be received within two weeks of acceptance into the expo. There are no refunds for booths fees.
Submit the completed expo application, St-19, Release & Hold Harmless Form, and photos to either firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail/drop-off at:
Ely Chamber of Commerce, 1600 E. Sheridan Street, Ely, Minnesota 55731
Questions? Contact either email@example.com or call 218-365-6123.