Association members only

* As of January 2016, some of the Association's website content has been moved into the password protected "Members Only" area.  If you are not yet a member, please join  today, and contribute to the evolving mobile food industry in Washington state.

Our ability to advocate for you and the industry, support you and grow the Association is funded solely by membership dues.

 

Association members have access to:

 

  • WA STATE NEWS - stories from around the state covering all things related to food trucks and mobile food vending, including regulation and fee changes, zoning & restrictions, etc.
  • NATIONAL NEWS - stories from around the country covering all things related to mobile food vending.
  • RESOURCES - links to helpful information for new start-ups and existing vendors, including:  funding sources, equipment suppliers, vetted repair & maintenance contacts, insurance, fire safety, education, business tips, software applications, books, articles, other industry news sources, marketing ideas, etc.
  • FORUM - members can trade & voice their opinions on current issues, offer topics for discussion, and give help and advice to new members via a "closed" Facebook group.  This is also where new incoming event referrals are released and special offers are made to members only.
  • ADVOCACY - information and updates regarding state and local government legislation and regulatory activity.  The association meets with stakeholders and policy makers to educate them on the issues that affect you as a small business owner, and to assist with necessary policy changes.
  • NEW VENDOR START-UP INFO  - new members receive information to help guide you through the start-up phase that will include: guidelines from Washington state department of L and I,  health department permitting information for your county, business development plan template, marketing suggestions, food and fire safety tips, etc...
  • Vending Opportunities - members can find ongoing vending opportunities or special offers here.

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Additional Benefits for Members: 

  • DIRECTORY LISTING - hungry customers and event planners can find food trucks in their city, in our "Find a Food Truck" page.
  • CATERING REFERRALS - event planners, corporations, and city planning departments will be provided with contact info for member vendors in their area.  * The Association does not book vendors for events and does not take financial payment for providing referrals.
  • ADVANCE NOTICE - members will receive notice of new events before they get listed on the website.
  • MEMBER DISCOUNTS  - mobile food vendor insurance policy and others in the planning.