Introducing:Yeah, Baby!Kitsap’s second anual birth & baby expo!We are excited to introduce this event and let you know how you can be involved.The event will be produced via Peninsula Birth Network by April Duggins and Angie Hotz.The admissions paid at the door to the event will benefit HOPE Circle.This event will be both an offering for the community and the families who attend, as well as a fundraiser for HOPE Circle of Kitsap & Olympic Peninsulas, and a way to promote our local birth professionals & businesses.
Where & when will the event take place?
Yeah, Baby!Kitsap Birth & Baby Expo will take place on Saturday, May 13th and will be held at the Silverdale Beach Hotel. Silverdale is a hub for the county and is easily accessible from all areas of North and South Kitsap. Come celebrate Mother's Day weekend at the expo!
What will the event include?
40-60 vendors with services & products for growing families in Kitsap.We hope these will represent a wide variety of businesses that appeal to families such as:massage therapists, photographers, vendors of baby items, food vendors, wellness centers, chiropractors, pediatricians, family law and more!
A classroom with classes offered all day to attendees.We are recruiting teachers for classes such as:Cloth Diapering 101, How to Write a Great Birth Plan, Questions to Ask When Hiring a Doula, etc.
A baby changing & feeding booth offered by HOPE Circle of Kitsap & Olympic Peninsulas.
A community table available to non-profits and community resources.
Giveaways offered by many of the vendors.
Older sibling activities offered by many of the vendors.
We are also actively inquiring about additional offerings such as face paint for older kids, family photo booth, wandering characters and more.
Event promotion & projected attendance
We expect an attendance upwards of 400-500 Kitsap individuals or families.This is based on the 2016 expo attendance for similar events in other locations.
Social media (both free promotion and paid advertising)
Posters and touchcards to be distributed to local businesses
Online family sites (ex: Macaroni Kids Kitsap)
Vendors and sponsors promoting to their customer/client base
Press releases to various print & online media
How you can be involved
Last years event was fantastic and we expect bigger and better things from this years event! Spaces are filling up quickly so inquire about your spot now! We have opportunities for three levels of main Sponsorship, Classroom Sponsors, an Entrance Sponsor, teachers of classes and vendors/exhibitors.