The Finders Keepers

Melbourne Spring /Summer 2020 - Food Application

Important Update: We now have two separate application forms for Artist/Designers and Food and Beverage/Food Based Products. Please note the application title above to make sure you are applying to the correct application form, as you will not be able to proceed with a food stall application if you have started a designers application, and vice versa.

Whats’ New in 2020! 


Our Food Applications and Activations have changed. We’re excited to share how we’re evolving FOOD in 2020.

  • You may have noticed that all cities' food applications are open at the same time. Apply for 1, 2 or 3 events. NOW! Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.
  • Our Ready to Eat, Ready to Drink & Food Truck pricing has been restructured and now includes power and wayfinding signage. Yay.
  • Importantly we are elevating our sustainable practices for the good of all.
  • In exciting news, we have three NEW stall types. Liquor Product, Ready to Drink AND a BRAND NEW size 6m x 3m Premium experiential stall size. This stall is an exciting new addition for brands that are interested in offering an elevated brand experience within the Finders Keepers marketplace. This is considered a premium space suitable for those who align well with the overall vision of the Finders Keepers.

Please kindly note:

  • This is a Melbourne Spring /Summer 2020 - Food application for the markets to be held at Royal Exhibition Building from Fri 16th October – Sun 18th October.
  • Applications close on the Tue 14th Apr 11:59 PM
  • This application form is for Australian residents only. We cannot accept international applicants.
  • Please note: We no longer approve shared or split stalls. We do accept collaborative stalls but they must all be inclusive in the one application and will be considered as our Feature 6m x 3m Stall only.
  • We strongly recommend you apply via Desktop computer only, as we cannot guarantee the success of your submission on mobile devices.
  • This application form requires your browser version to be at least, Firefox 52, Safari 10, Chrome 60, Microsoft Edge 15, Internet Explorer 11.
  • Image uploads must not exceed 20MB collectively.
  • If you have successfully submitted your application you will see a very clear success message. Please assume your application has not gone through if you do not get this message after submitting. You should also expect an application confirmation email, as well as an account activation email if you are a new user.
  • If you have trouble submitting an application please send a detailed description of your issues via the help button on the right.
  • If it is your first time as an applicant, please choose option 1 from the Step 1 dropdown below. An account will be created for you AFTER your application has been submitted. You will then need to activate your account via the activation email to ensure you receive your results. You can then login using your email address and the password you specified on Step 1: Option 1.
  • Please do not apply more than once with multiple different emails, each user can only have one email for their account.
  • IMPORTANT: If you applied for any of our previous markets from Spring / Summer 2017 markets onwards please choose the 'existing user' option below.

Before you start:

  • You will need an ABN (Australian Business Number) to apply, please have this ready for Step 3.
  • Public Liability Insurance is compulsory for all stallholders. You will need an up-to-date Certificate of Currency at a minimum of $10 million. If you do not have this ready please let us know, and it will be a requirement to upload this if you're accepted into an event.
  • While your application can be saved and re-visited before you submit, we recommend filling it out in one sitting and not stopping and starting this form. So before you start please have all of your information, images and uploads prepared to go.
  • If you’re looking for more info about stall fees and stall types please check this page before you start.
STEP 1: Choose an option
For new applications, and if you have not applied for any of our previous markets including or after to Melbourne SS 2017.
OPTION 1: Sign up to apply
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