• Bethel Art Fair 2018 VENDOR REGISTRATION

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    Name: Bethel Art Fair 2018 VENDOR REGISTRATION
    Date: July 7, 2018
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Returning Exhibitors: If you would like your same space as last year, please submit an application by June 4, 2018. Otherwise your space from last year will be reassigned based on first come, first served.

    SIGN UP ONLINE by clicking the yellow "Register Now" button above
    OR

    To print a paper application, click a link below and mail with a check.

    Artists & Artisans
    Food 
    Vendors

    New this year, we are examining ALL new and returning exhibitors' work according to the following guidelines:  The Bethel Art Fair welcomes artists, artisans, and fine crafters to exhibit at the event. Decisions are made based on quality, pricing, and diversity. Each exhibitor must sell his or her own original design FINE ART/CRAFT ONLY. Imports will not be accepted. We are requiring 2 photos of your work, submitted by mail, email or a link to your website or Facebook page.  If your application is not accepted, your payment will be returned in full. 
     
    Rules for all food vendors* and all artisans:
    • Bethel Art Fair is a rain or shine event.
    • Vendors must staff their booths from 9am-4 pm unless severe weather becomes a factor.
    • Set up times: Friday, July 6, 4-7pm (NO overnight security available) or Saturday, July 7, 6:30-9am
    • ​You must be set up and vehicles moved to off-street parking by 9am.
    • Space: your 10'x10' tent plus 2' of clearance on each side = 14'x14' total space.
    • Tents, chairs, and displays are NOT provided.
    • Tents must be staked and preferably also weighted with anchors.
    • Location or designated boundaries of booth spaces may not be changed.
    • Pets must be leashed and waste removed.
    • The Bethel Art Fair is a non-smoking event.
    • $10 fee for all cancellations.  No refunds after June 1.
    *ADDITIONAL RULES for Food Vendors:
    • Only food vendor spaces are available - apply ASAP!
    • Spaces: your 10'x10' tent plus 2' of clearance on each side = 14'x14' total space.  Additional space may be purchased.
    • All tent supports, trailer hitches, propane tanks, etc., must be within the boundaries of their assigned booth spaces.
    • Vendors must bring an adequate amount of food to last the entire day.
    • NO sewer or water hookups available.
    • NO grease disposal available.
    • NO sharing of spaces. Each business/organization must apply for booth space separately. 
    • Electricity & Propane:  Power is limited to certain booth areas.  Be sure to complete the section of the application on electrical needs, listing specific power requirements 110v or 220v. Vendors must bring suitable cords and outlet strips to meet their needs. 
    • Fire Safety:  Any vendor using cooking equipment must have a 40 BC-minimum fire extinguisher.  Any vendor who serves food must have a 20 BC-minimum fire extinguisher.  The fire marshal requires that propane tanks be secured firmly on a hard, non-combustible surface, i.e. cement blocks, tin, etc.  Vendors must supply their own surface on which to secure tanks - the ground alone does not qualify.
    • Insurance:  Accepted vendors will be required to provide the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce with a certificate of insurance with no less than $1,000,000 general liability insurance and naming the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce as the additional insured.  Vendors assume all risk for their property.  The Chamber will not be responsible for any loss or damage from any cause.
    • Licenses:  Vendors are responsible for acquiring all necessary state and town licenses.  Licenses must be displayed at the concession site for government inspectors.
    • Selection of food vendors will be made on the basis of quality and pricing, with the priority of providing a variety of menu choices for the Art Fair. You may be asked to adjust your menu based on what other vendors are planning to offer, if another vendor signed up first.
    • $10 fee for all cancellations.  No refunds after June 1.  
    Location:
    Bethel Town Common
    Broad Street
    Bethel, Maine  04217
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, July 7, 2018
    9am-4pm
    Contact Information:
    Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce (207) 824-2282
    Fees/Admission:
    Artisan space (14'x14')  $90
    Table Rental  $20
    Food Vendors:
    Commercial business (14'x14')  $125 
    Non-profit/church (14'x14')  $85 
    (Contact us if you would like to purchase additional space.)

     
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