ETSY York Region is very excited to be hosting our 2nd Annual Made in Canada Market!
All vendors must operate an Etsy shop in order to be considered for this show. All shops, including handmade, vintage and supplies are welcome! All shops will be carefully selected by jury. A minimum of 50 shops will be selected.
New to Etsy? Great! We love to offer space for new shop owners, and encourage you to apply!
Please read through the application, and should you have any questions, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Etsy York Region - email@example.com
PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT an event put on by the Aurora Cultural Centre - All inquiries MUST be submitted to Etsy York Region.
DATE: Saturday, September 23, 2017
VIP Access: 10:00am - 4:pm
Public Access: 11:00am - 4pm
Aurora Cultural Centre
22 Church St, Aurora, ON L4G 1M1
• The basic table fee for the Etsy Made In Canada Market is $125.00 and includes:
1 6ft table & 1 Chair | Marketing & Promotional Materials
Electrical Outlets are available, but not guaranteed.
Table Linens are not included.
Set-up time is between 8:00 am to 9:45am. Show doors open at 10:am promptly. We have set the time between 10:00-11:00am as a limited pre-shopping show for VIP Attendees.
Shop Owners agree not to pack up prior to 4:00 pm. Failure to do so will result in rejection from future Etsy York Region Shows. This is non-negotiable.
Your application must be received no later than May, 21 2017.
Successful applicants will be notified by email no later than June 11, 2017.
Payment is due upon acceptance and no later than June 18, 2017. Payment can be made by Email Money Transfer or via PayPal (PayPal payments will incur an additional 2% admin fee). Details to Follow upon Acceptance.
We will assume forfeiture of your spot, should payment not be received by the deadline. We reserve the right to fill any spots that are not paid in full by June 18, 2017. You will receive an email confirmation once your payment has been received. There will be no holding of spots after this date without full payment, as we are expecting a number of applications and promotion of our vendors starts then.
MARKETING & PROMOTION:
We have a comprehensive plan for marketing and promotion that includes printed materials, social media and more!
We expect all vendors to distribute information to their family and friends, and post on social media to assist in making this event great! Failure to do so may result in your table being revoked and payment being refunded.
Vendors are required to include a small item of value in our Swag Bag, A minimum of 100 swag bags will be distributed to VIP Attendees and throughout the event. Vendors participating in the swag bag will receive extra promotion on social media. NEW THIS YEAR! We've listened to your feedback and Vendors will only need to provide 50 pieces of swag for inclusion - Paper will NOT be accepted unless you are a paper vendor (greeting cards, paper decorations etc.) Coupons, magnets etc. will NOT be accepted.
Accepted vendors will be invited to a closed Facebook group for asking questions and retrieving digital documents.
We are looking for 8-10 volunteers that can help leading up to and during the event day. If you, or someone you know is interested in becoming a volunteer, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line: Etsy Volunteer. Areas of help include marketing and promotion, decorations, set-up, photography, and event staff.
We will have a limited number of sponsorships space available. If you or someone you know is interested in sponsoring this event, please email us at email@example.com
NUMBER OF SHOPS:
A minimum of 50 tables will be available. The final number of spaces available will be determined during the jurying process.
Please let us know if you need to cancel, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Every effort to replace your space will be made, however, should your space not be able to be filled, you will forfeit 50% of your payment. Following July 2 2017, no refunds will be granted and we reserve the right to fill your spot.
By submitting this application, I fully understand that this application shall become a binding contract if I am selected to participate and I agree to pay the vendor fee of $125.00 if selected for the market.
Etsy York Region reserves the right to choose its vendors in keeping with the general spirit of supporting and promoting our local Etsy Sellers.
In doing so I understand and agree that:
• The items I offer for sale are made by my hand and are my original design.
• I will sell only items in the category accepted by the jury.
• I will not sublet my booth.
• I agree to help promote the show
• I agree to provide Swag Bag items
Acceptance into the Etsy York Region Made in Canada Market is a non-exclusive, non-transferable world-wide license to use the Etsy shop name, link and photos, along with accompanying information, in conjunction with the applicant's name, to promote her or his work, and Etsy York Region as a whole. This includes promotion on our website, social media channels, etc.
The Applicant understands that by submitting this application the applicant is agreeing to release Etsy York Region, Etsy and all its affiliates and Volunteers from any loss, damage or liability for personal injury to him/herself, associates, and or merchandise during the Etsy York Region Made in Canada Market held at Aurora Cultural Centre on September 23, 2017 from 10:00am to 4pm in Aurora, Ontario.
This also applies to vendor setup and take down before and after the show. The Vendor agrees to be open for business for the full duration of the show between 10:00am and 4:00pm. The vendor agrees not to pack up prior to 4:00pm.