Attending the Connecting for Change Conference is a one of a kind experience. Everyone who attends takes something different from the experience, but something that everyone gains from the experience is the feeling that they are a part of a collective whole working to create positive change in the world.
Attracting nearly 3,000 people of all backgrounds, creed and class over a 3-day period, we strive to provide an eclectic mix of local vendors so that there is truly something for everyone at Connecting for Change. Our state-of-the-art heated exhibitor tents, nestled strategically in the heart of New Bedford’s historic downtown district, are open to both conference attendees as well as the general public for all three days of the conference. Security is provided from 5pm-8am on Friday and Saturday night.
Please email this completed form to email@example.com or mail to:
Attn: Abby Haines
202 Spring Street
Marion, MA 02738
Early Bird, before August 31st
For Profit Full: $550
For Profit Half: $275
Non Profit Full: $350
Non Profit Half: $175
Street Vendor: $100 (any time)
Regular Pricing Sept. 1st - October 24th
For Profit Full: $600
For Profit Half: $300
Non Profit Full: $400
Non Profit Half: $200
Street Vendor: $100 (any time)
For more information on exhibiting at Connecting for Change this year, please contact:
Viridian Energy Independent Associate#25334
Viridian Energy is a socially responsible energy company providing clean energy choices at competitive prices. Viridian was founded with the vision to empower our customers to make a difference in the environment and their personal lives simply by switching energy providers. Energy deregulation allows you to select an alternative supplier while staying with your current utility. Viridian Energy provides our customers competitive prices for smarter energy choices
Bristol Community College (BCC)
Bristol Community College is a comprehensive community college offering more than 120 career and transfer programs of study that lead to an associate degree in science, arts, applied sciences, and certificates of accomplishment or achievement. Students are able to transfer to many baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country.
Our open admission policy, affordable costs, liberal financial aid resources, and flexible class schedules put a college education within your reach. Our goal is to provide educational opportunities and solid career preparation throughout southeastern Massachusetts.
ChiropracticUSA at Faunce Center
Our mission at ChiropracticUSA at Faunce Corner is to educate,check, and adjust as many people as possible and to guide individuals toward optimal health through all natural chiropractic care. This is important because health, like the environment, is amazingly sustainable in both quality and quantity. A condition known as Vertebral Subluxation interferes with our nervous system (which runs our body). Falls, stress, and basic daily life can cause Subluxation. Our goal is to remove interferences to the nervous system and allow the healing power of the body to flow free again- creating the healthy, balanced people we are meant to be. We will be screening for signs of Subluxation at our booth for free. Stop by for a check!
City of New Bedford
Learn more about the city’s many art, history and cultural destinations. Free information will be available to help you plan your visi to this historic and fun city!
Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust
DNRT is Your Land Trust. In 1971 DNRT was formed as a nonprofit membership-supported organization by community members working to preserve and protect the natural resources of Dartmouth for this and future generations. As a result, Dartmouth now has access to over 1500 acres of natural areas and over 35 miles of trails
37 years ago we were the first mail order business by and for progressive activists and organizations to offer in stock fundraising goods, as well as custom printing services. Our business model has been emulated over the years by several other businesses. We offer unique, environmentally sustainably produced posters, postcards, buttons, stickers, banners, and t-shirts. This year we'll have a draw-your-own button station at our tent for people to create their own 1.5", 2.25" or 3" buttons right there, that we will assemble immediately using our (non-electric) hand button presses. This is a fun activity that people of all ages enjoy.
Down to Earth Natural Foods for People and Pets
A 33 year family owned and operated business that is dedicated to helping families by supplying quality natural and organic food products. Our passion for education and support for local non-profit organizations is essential for further growth of our community.
Edible South Shore
After discovering her first copy of an edible publication at the age of 43, Laurie Hepworth finally realized what she wanted to be when she grew up - the publisher of a magazine focusing on local foods within her own Southeastern Massachusetts. With Michael Hart, her longtime life partner and award-winning artist, she started traversing the South Shore in search of the stories that define their native homeland; a long overdue journey exploring the wonder in their own backyards. Thus was born edible SOUTH SHORE.
Expedition Education Institute
The Expedition Education Institute offers traveling and place-based semesters for college students where they have the opportunity to come into profound connection with the natural world, with their peers and teachers who comprise their learning community, and with themselves. The program supports and challenges students to become leaders, educators, and change agents who will "be the change they want to see in the world
Gardens for Health International
Gardens for Health International works in Rwanda to provide lasting agricultural solutions to the problem of chronic malnutrition.
Living Routes' mission is to create opportunities to live and learn within human-scale communities (ecovillages) that are consciously striving to live well and lightly. By offering positive visions and “stories” for humanity and the planet, ecovillages offer ideal “campuses” for students to explore possible futures, both in the world and it their own lives.
Living Routes is a third-party provider of study abroad in sustainable communities across the globe that are striving to live more equitable, just and sustainable lifestyles. Participants live, work and study in communities that are ideal campuses to learn about and experience personal and community-based solutions to real world issues.
Lou's Upcycles is committed to upcycling; creating new, functional pieces of wearable art sprouting from un-recyclable plastic packaging. All accessories are made from a trashion textile created from un-recyclable, post consumer plastic bags and wrappers.
Next Step Living
Next Step Living is a residential energy efficiency company, providing home energy diagnostics and improvements to the greater New England area. We are a socially-conscious, environmentally focused, results-driven organization dedicated to helping our customers lower their energy bills, increase the comfort of their homes, and reduce their carbon footprint.
Phoenix Composting Toilets and Ben’s Bins
Phoenix Composting Toilets provide approved, safe, and effective aerobic stabilization of human waste for residences, public facilities, parks, schools, remote sites, and environmentally sensitive areas. Advanced Composting Systems, manufacturer of the Phoenix, is a dedicated green business that practices thoughtful energy and resource conservation strategies, and is soon to be a 100 percent off-the-grid manufacturing plant. Ben's Bins manufactures worm tea collecting worm bins in all sizes, and encourages the use of vermiculture and worm castings to recycle food and plant wastes, build microbial rich soils, and to offset the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. We encourage the use of worm bins in the classroom as a teaching tool for lifecycle ecology, waste-stream ecology, responsible stewardship, farming and gardening, and numerous other topics. “We Have Worms
Progressive Asset Management Group
We are an investment firm that specializes in Socially & Environmentally Responsible Investing. Offering the full range of services for individuals, families, non-profits and small companies, including retirement plans for individuals non-profits & companies, College Savings Plans and Community Investing.
S.A.F.E. is a Kenyan NGO and UK charity that uses street theatre and community programmers to educate, inspire and deliver social change.
SIT Study Abroad
SIT Study Abroad programs examine critical global issues in a specific cultural and geographical context. Studying with host country faculty and living with families, students gain a deep appreciation for local cultures, develop language skills, and become immersed in diverse topics ranging from the politics of identity to post-conflict transformation, from global health to environmental policy.
Our mission is to make the world a cleaner place by offering our clients an eco-friendly way to get their laundry done. Soapberries are a chemical free, a paraben free, and a fragrance free way to clean laundry. If this piques your curiosity, read on, to learn more about what these great little berries can do for you and our earth--while also saving you money.
Taktse International School Kada imports
Kada Imports brings you closer to the Himalayas with selected unique goods that not only support local economies, here and abroad, but also contribute to a green & healthy lifestyle. All the products are made (and used in everyday life) by Himalayan villagers, who are paid fairly and treated well.
The Conway School Graduate Program in Sustainable Landscape Planning+Design
Now in its fortieth year, the Conway School is the only institution of its kind in North America. Its focus is sustainable landscape planning and design. Each year, through its accredited, ten-month graduate program just eighteen to nineteen students from diverse backgrounds are immersed in a range of applied landscape studies; ranging in scale from residences to regions, both in the United States and international.
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant public university actively engaged in personalized teaching and innovative research and acting as an intellectual catalyst for regional economic, social and cultural development.