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Walmart is calling for small businesses and U.S. manufacturers that have a shelf ready, innovative, new item at the great value that Walmart customers are looking for. Are you ready?

Key Dates:

July 2: Application process opens

August 10: Application process closes

August 28: Notification to all applicants and invited attendees

October 1: Open Call event


What is Open Call?

Walmart’s Open Call is an exciting and unique opportunity for selected entrepreneurs to meet virtually face-to-face with Walmart buyers and potentially get their product in the hands of millions of our customers. Now in its seventh year, the Open Call event provides information to potential suppliers and gives businesses of all sizes from across the nation a chance at the big break they’ve been looking for. Click here for Open Call 2019 Highlights.




The companies in attendance at Open Call 2019 represented a broad geography, including 48 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Collectively, their impact on the U.S. manufacturing sector can be felt across the country, as they are manufacturing their products in 44 different states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.



Why does Walmart have an Open Call event?

We believe that supporting American products and American jobs makes sense for our customers, our community and our company. We’re leading the way through our commitment to purchase an additional $250 billion in products made, sourced or grown in the U.S. by 2023. Our Open Call underscores that commitment and helps us make a difference on an issue our customers care about.