Tapp’s Arts Center is excited to host the first annual Main Street Winter Bazaar on Saturday, December 8th, from 12pm to 8pm.
Our hope is to provide more opportunities for local artists to showcase their arts, design and crafts. If you are interested in being a vendor, please fill out the form below. **Also feel free to tell any other creators you feel may want to participate at our show!
SPACE OPTIONS AND FEES (available once accepted):
4ft booth/ $50
6ft booth /$75
10ft booth /$100
INFO FOR VENDORS:
Winter Bazaar Volume One is a juried event, each application will be thoughtfully reviewed.
Your work should be innovative, contemporary and handmade by you.
We prefer highly quality materials and techniques.
Your online representation presents your most current work and general aesthetics.
Work that is designed and handmade by you and not sourced in an un-ethnical way.
PAYMENTS AND JURY FEES •Application fee is $25. This is nonrefundable and due upfront with your application. If you are accepted, this fee will go towards your booth fee. • If accepted, the booth fee should be paid through the link in the acceptance letter within 72 hours.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
All items sold at the Winter Bazaar must be handmade by you.
This is a juried event with a limited number of slots.
The application deadline is 15th October 2018.
All notifications of acceptance will be received by October 30th, 2018.
We will not consider your application if it is not complete or after the deadline
A complete application includes all the information we request above and payment.
Please be as descriptive as possible.
Please send us 3 -5 pictures of your product *or a link to examples. Tapp’s Arts Center reserves the right to have items removed that are considered not appropriately handmade.
We want everyone to be active in this event. You must share this event in your social media, email contact list and by word-of- mouth.
Setup/ Break Down: All Vendors must be set up and ready to sell by 11:45 am the day of the Arts and Crafts Fair. Vendors may begin setting up at 10:00 am the day of the Fair. Break down can start no sooner than 8:00pm on Saturday and must be completed by 9:00 PM. No vendor is to close before the official closing time. Sellers are responsible for their selling spaces. *Before leaving, be sure your area is clean and trash-free.
Staffing: Vendor tables/ booths must be manned at all times and intact until show closes at 8 p.m. Tapp’s Arts Center is not responsible for merchandise or display materials.
Vendor Responsibility: Vendor will be fully responsible for any loss or damage to his or her property by theft, fire or casualty. Tapp’s Arts Center expressly disclaims any responsibility for same. Vendor shall be responsible for any damage which may be incurred to the facilities as a result of or in connection with its operation. Each Vendor is responsible for the conduct of her/his/their employees and/or representatives and activities must not detract from the image or welfare of the fair.
Vendor Spaces: Vendor spaces will be assigned. Placement, flow and competition will be taken into consideration to provide the best experience for fair attendees. If you have special space needs, please include your request with your application and we will make every effort to accommodate you. Spaces are reserved on a first-come first-served basis. Vendors must ensure that none of their display equipment extends beyond the space they have booked; this includes any rails, stands or additional equipment.
One Business per table: Only one (1) business per table; space may not be sublet or shared without prior approval of an authorized staff of the Tapp’s Arts Center.
Acceptance: Tapp’s Arts Center reserves the right to decline any application for space if it deems such action to be in the best interest of the Main Street Winter Bazaar.
Payment: There is a $25 application fee which is non-refundable. This fee will be used to cover advertising and other incidental costs associated with the production of this event. Upon acceptance, the $25 application fee will go towards the booth fee, and the remaining balance will be paid in full within 72 hours.
Electricity: All spaces have the ability to connect to electricity, however extension cords are not included in the fee and must be provided by the Vendor.
Music: Music will be provided throughout the space.
Tables & Chairs: Each Vendor may furnish his or her own chairs, tables, or stands.
Cancellation of space: Application fees are not refundable. See refund and cancellations below for details on booth fee policies.
Indemnification: Vendor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Tapp’s Arts Center from and against any loss, expense, claims, damages, causes of action, injuries, suits or damages, suits to person or property, including attorney’s fees, arising out of or related to the operation of the Vendors at Main Street Winter Bazaar.
Applications: Application forms also available at Tapp’s Arts Center.
BUSINESSES TAX and PERMITTING
All Vendors need a Columbia License! We are not responsible for the license.
We recommended that your business complies with your local tax regulations by registering your business, collecting sales tax and reporting and remitting sales tax.
If you have questions we recommend to consult with an accountant or visit the City of Columbia for more details.
REFUND and CANCELLATION POLICIES • We offer a full booth refund up to one month prior to the event. •Two weeks before the Bazaar, you may receive a 50% refund of the booth fee. • There is no refund for cancellations within 2 weeks of the Bazaar. • Once you cancelled, you forfeit your spot in the Bazaar and you are not permitted to sell or trade your space.