Food Vendor Application Form

*All food vendors must be approved and submit payment by July 15th, 2016.

Food Vendor Booth Price
Booth Size: 10’ x 10’
Price: $700

Non-Food Vendor Application Form
(When, Where, Items Sold, Names of Festivals)
All applicants must have a comprehensive general liability policy listing the Inner City Muslim Action Network as additional insured. It must have a minimum coverage of $1 million per occurrence, please submit a copy of supporting documents to
I have read the Mission Statement, Rules and Regulations for The 2016 Streets Urban International Festival and, if accepted into this market, I hereby agree to abide by all of its rules and regulations. Further, I agree to sell at The 2016 Streets Festival only such items as those listed within this application. I also acknowledge those products must be of my own production or produced at the location described in my application. I acknowledge full responsibility for all my activities in the market (and for those assisting me) throughout the term of this season's market. I acknowledge the authority of The 2016 Streets Festival Director to immediately settle any disputes regarding product legitimacy, procedural and vendor conduct violations, and impose any penalties, including possible suspension or removal from the Market. I agree to allow the Market Director and/or representatives of the Market at any time to inspect the premises where the products offered for sale are produced. Failure to allow an inspection will constitute a violation of Market rules. I understand that The 2016 Streets Festival does not carry any insurance policies to cover individual participants and that I am required to carry such insurance. I certify that the information contained in this application is true and accurate.
The undersigned, for himself and, if different, for the person or organization on behalf of whom this application is submitted, hereby releases IMAN, its officers, directors, and members from any and all claims for, and agrees that IMAN, its officers, directors and members shall have no responsibility for, personal injury sustained by the Applicant, its agents or employees, or damage to, or loss or destruction of, the Applicant’s property. The Applicant further agrees to indemnify and hold IMAN, its officers, directors and members harmless, from and against any and all claims for personal injury, damage to property or theft occurring in or about The 2016 Streets Summit and Festival area, whether to the Applicant, its agents or employees or any third party, caused in part or in whole by the participation of the Applicant in The 2016 Streets Summit and Festival, and from any liability and/or for any contractual or quasi-contractual obligations to third parties in connection with the activity, event use or occurrence.
Applicant hereby agrees to reimburse The 2016 Streets Summit and Festival for any expense of providing labor, equipment, and facilities, cleaning up or restoring, and repairing the premises occasioned by any use or activity carried on by application or those authorized under applicant’s permit.

The sale of Alcohol/Pork Products are prohibited.

  • Arrival: You should arrive promptly at 6:30am for setup. If you should need to arrive early, you may arrive as early as 6:00am.
  • Late Fee: In the event you are late for setup, you will be charged a late fee of $75, due immediately, if you arrive after 6:30am. No Exceptions will be made.

Food Vendor Fee: $700

*To pay your vendor fee online, please click here to visit IMAN’s payment page. Under “Gift Amount”, enter the dollar amount of your vendor fee. Finally, be sure to select “One Time” under the “Donation Frequency section. Please email if you have any difficulties.


Application Checklist:

  • Completed application with signed affidavit and agreement
  • $25 Non-refundable application fee paid to IMAN or Inner City Muslim Action Network
  • Copy of Illinois Retail Sales License and Tax Filing
  • Vendor Space fee paid to ‘IMAN or Inner City Muslim Action Network’
  • Commercial Insurance policy certificate naming IMAN as additional Insured

The City of Chicago requires all Food Vendors to pay a $75 application fee. You may submit this payment to IMAN and make the check or money order payable to: City of Chicago.

If you have questions or would like additional information about the market, contact:

Ammiel @ 773-434-4626 ext. 210

Send completed application, supporting documents and check for the corresponding amount to Ammiel (see address below). The check should be made payable to: IMAN or Inner-City Muslim Action Network

The 2016 Streets Urban International Festival
Attn: Ammiel Mateen
2744 W. 63rd Street
Chicago, IL 60629

All Applications for The 2016 Takin’ It To The Streets Urban International Festival are due July 15, 2016.

Other Pertinent Vendor Information:
1. The prices below include a 3-sided tent with a counter and skirting on the fourth side, 2 chairs and non-refundable city permit fee.
2. Additional options include corner booths (subject to availability), additional electricity, supplementary tables and chairs.
3. Each vendor category will be limited and will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.
4. Priority will also be given to vendors who agree to the terms of Streets 2016 environmental stewardship mission. Essentially, vendors who utilize the modalities of reduction reuse or recycle in the products sold, their display, transport or other facets will be evaluated for inclusion.

Terms & Conditions

The vendor agrees to each clause set forth in this agreement and identified in the IMAN Takin’ It to the Streets Application. Failure by the Vendor to abide by any clauses set forth in this agreement, and the application above, gives IMAN the right to (1) Immediately terminate this agreement (2) require the Vendor, immediately upon notice of violation, to cease operations and vacate the premises (3) and forfeit any and all fees paid to IMAN for the right and privilege to participate as a Vendor at the 2016 Takin’ It to the Streets Festival.

  1. Booth: Vendor will provide IMAN with a non-refundable city permit fee. IMAN will provide the Vendor with a booth in the architect-design international bazaar. The booth shall include a 3-sided tent with a counter and skirting on the fourth side. Two chairs shall also be included. In the event the vendor fails to appear at the Festival and claim their reserved space, IMAN reserves the right to assign, and/or resell, such space to another prospective vendor without refund.
  2. Right of Refusal: IMAN reserves the right to refuse a potential vendor for any reason including, but not limited to, questionable business practices, or those having a mission directly in conflict with IMAN’s mission. In consideration of Vendor’s application, priority will be given to Vendors who agree to the terms of Streets 2016 environmental stewardship mission. IMAN will look for Vendor’s who use the modalities of reduction, reuse, and recycle in their products, their display, transportation or other facets, in determining priority.
  3. Payment: Full payment is due no later than August 1st, 2016. If full payment is not made by this date Vendor forfeits their right to the booth. Requests for additional space will be entertained if made before August 1st, 2016.
  4. Cancellation: All sales are final and nore funds will be issued. If vendor is not approved by the Inner-City Muslim Action Network, all payments will be refunded.
  5. Insurance: Vendor shall name the Inner-City Muslim Action Network and the City of Chicago as an additional insured under its policy and forward a certificate of insurance with final payment. Inner-City Muslim Action Network must be added to Vendor’s Certificate of Liability insurance. A copy will be required with Vendor’s final payment. Failure to submit a Certificate of Liability Insurance may forfeit the right to the booth and to the deposit.
  6. Indemnification: Vendor will indemnify and hold harmless the Inner-City Muslim Action Network from any and all claims or law suits for injury damage arising from any action by Vendor or one of its agents or employees, or from the sale of Vendor’s products. From the time Vendor occupies the booth, Vendor is responsible for any damage that might happen over the one-day event.
  7. Limited Liability: Vendor agrees to conduct all activities in a moral and professional manner, consistent with IMAN’s mission. Vendor is liable for all activities that occur in any and all locations or booths under the control of the vendor, IMAN is not liable for any activity that occurs within the areas under the control of the Vendor. Vendor is waived from all liability for activities that take place outside its area of control.
  8. Food (For Non-Food Business Vendors Only): No food services may be provided by Non-Food Business/Organization Vendors. Vendor is solely liable for any food or beverage made available to attendees of this event by Vendor, his employees, or agents. Vendor will be subject to revocation of their application for the unauthorized distribution of food.
  9. Illegal Sales: Vendor shall not display, offer for view or sell any illegal or contraband items. The laws of the State of Illinois and local ordinances of Cook County shall control. Vendor shall not display, offer for view or sell any items that are unlicensed and/or copies/interpretations of licensed or registered items at any and all sites and operations. Vendor will not be subject to oversight in this regard and therefore Vendor takes full liability for the illegal sale of any items during the course of this event.
  10. Clean up: Vendor upon vacating their booth space(s) shall ensure that such space is free of any and all trash or refuse, with such being placed in appropriate containers. Failure of the Vendor to clean their booths may result in future denial of participation in this event, and fines. Vendor is required to remove all items from the tent which they brought in. Any items left behind are not the responsibility of IMAN to secure, store, or return. Vendor is also responsible to leave all portions of the tent intact, any losses suffered as a result of missing tent pieces shall be incurred by Vendor.
  11. Vision Guidelines: Vendor must comply with IMAN’s moral standards. IMAN’s vision is to foster a dynamic and vibrant space for Muslims in Urban America by inspiring the larger community towards critical civic engagement exemplifying prophetic compassion in the work for social justice and human dignity beyond the barriers of religion, ethnicity, and nationality. Vendor understands that all materials and vending merchandise in the booth must be in good taste, supporting strong moral values compliant with standards set by the Inner-City Muslim Action Network. Vendor may make absolutely no references to drugs, alcohol, violence or obscenity at any time either verbally, visually, or through displays.
  12. Subletting: Vendor shall not sublet their space to any other organization, person, or entity without the express written consent of IMAN. Subletting will result in the revocation of Vendor’s Application and booth.
  13. Sales Tax and Costs: Vendor acknowledges and understands that they are responsible for sales and use tax and shall in no way hold IMAN responsible for payment of either. Vendor is responsible for all costs associated with any and all of its actions, employees, and volunteers. No Vendor shall hold itself out as an Agent of IMAN at any time.
  14. Warranties: IMAN makes no representations or guarantees towards event attendance.
  15. Merger and Forum: This contract constitutes the entire agreement between the parties. This contract will be construed under Illinois Law and all disputes will be exclusively resolved in Illinois Courts.