The Silk Road Bazaar

International Tai Chi Chuan Symposium

Vendor Information

Interested in displaying and selling your products? We are looking for exhibitors to fill our hall and are offering vendors the opportunity to bring interesting cultural merchandise, music, DVDs, books, instructional materials and study aids, memorabilia and treasures of all kinds to the Symposium. Be a part of this special event and take advantage of this unique opportunity to sell your goods and services to hundreds of people interested in health, education, well-being and the mind-body connection. 

Who Should Exhibit?

Any vendor who wishes to be in front of a tremendous crowd of people travelling from all over North America and the World - who are interested in health, wellness, and Chinese Martial Arts specifically Tai Chi Chuan.


The location of the Symposium is on the campus of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. The location of the Silk Road Bazaar is on the second floor of the Commons Center. This building will serve as the focal point of the Symposium from the very beginning at registration. All of the meals are served in the Commons Center dining hall. There is also a convenience store, and a comfortable lobby which will invite impromptu discussions all of which create a high traffic area and will direct participants during the week to walk through the Bazaar.


The Bazaar will be open from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM Monday July 6th through Thursday July 9th and 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM on Friday July 10th. The Bazaar opens and closes a half hour before and after open hours for vendor access. The room will be locked every night providing security for our vendor community.


Set-up will be on Sunday July 5th from 8 AM to 4 PM. The UPS store located in the Commons Center provides shipping and delivery. Point of contact for the UPS store is Les Jackson (615-481-8203).


Vendor breakdown will occur on Friday July 10th from 5 PM to 7 PM.


All tables are priced at one price of $500.00 for the entire five day Symposium. Each table is draped 60 long x 30 wide. Some tables have electricity.

Floor Plan

Scroll down to download the Silk Road Bazaar floor plan.


Included in the vendor fee is a 1/8th page advertisement in the Symposium Program Book. Larger advertisements are available in the book at preferred discounted rates. 

Symposium Attendance

Each Vendor will be given a pass to the Sunday night Grand Opening with the Masters. Day passes or a full week pass to all events are available to vendors at a significantly discounted rate. 

Vendor Agreement 

Scroll to the bottom of this page to download the Silk Road Bazaar Vendor Agreement.

For More Information and Questions

Contact Robb Wagg (
robb@manitobaharvest.com) or Michael Coulon (michael.coulon@myfairpoint.net) 

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 Silk Road Bazaar Vendor Agreement
 Silk Road Bazaar Vendor Floor Plan
2009 International Tai Chi Chuan Symposium, LLC
Phone: 615-618-8096 - Fax: 502-863-3484
73 White Bridge Rd. Ste. 103-335
Nashville TN 37205-1444
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