Christmas Twilight Stallholder Application Form 2017

We warmly welcome and thank you for taking the time to apply! Please note applications for this event will close Midnight on Monday 30th October

This Christmas Twilight design market will be held on Thursday 7th December, from 5pm – 9pm at Unley Town Hall, Oxford The Unley SA 5061. There are only 27 small (2m x 2m) stall spaces available and 3 standard (3m x 2m) stall spaces available.

The Unley Town hall is a beautiful venue located opposite Unley Shopping centre on Unley Road. The day and time of the Christmas Twilight design market is to coincide with Thursday late night shopping and to attract shoppers during the peak of the Christmas retail period.

a Boutique life is an event created to provide South Australian shoppers with an opportunity to shop some of the best of Adelaide’s and South Australia’s incredible designer/artisans in one undercover space. A space filled with dynamic traders, a Boutique Life offers unique, high quality, handpicked and handmade lifestyle items within a creative, ambient space. If this sounds like something that you and your brand would like to be a part of, we invite you to please read carefully and complete the application form below!

WE WELCOME YOU TO JOIN US!

This event will be held at Unley Town Hall, Oxford The Unley,SA 5061.

All designers will be indoors , however we will be unable to have any outdoor food and beverage caterers at this event due to local cafes/restaurants and not having an adjacent outdoor area available.

There is ample free parking and excellent patron facilities.

Print media, posters, street banners and high quality fliers will be drawing in the South Australian crowds to your stalls on Event Day!

We are seeking products in the categories of :-

  1. Fashion (Ladies and Men’s)
  2. Jewellery
  3. Home decor
  4. Gifts (Art / Stationery)
  5. Other accessories (hats, scarves, handbags, etc.)
  6. Personal Care
  7. Gourmet food and wine
  8. Children’s wear and accessories

We appreciate and encourage all to apply, but please keep in mind when applying that we are representing a boutique and design event with high end products and services. Direct sales need not apply.

To present an excellent range for our patrons and maximise sales for each designer, there are limited stalls in each category.

When we are processing applications, we have criteria, which we follow in order to prioritise the more ideal products to be represented at ABL. Your application, including images, online descriptions and all aspects of your business are seriously and carefully considered.

These criteria we look at in particular are items that are short run, items that are locally made/sourced, eco-friendly, unique and aimed at our target market of 30-year-old+ consumers.

This does not mean that each designers product has to meet every criteria,  this just helps us to choose between multiple applicants in the same category!

APPLICATION OPTIONS

1. Small Indoor Stall (2m x 2m) $145
or
2. Standard Indoor Stall (3m x 2m) $195

    Each options includes the following:

  • allocated stall space & any other chosen requirements (power, trestle tables etc).
  • 2 x Social Media posts for your products leading up to market day . We currently have over 4400 followers on Facebook and over 2000 followers on our Instagram page
  • 2 x Images to use to promote the design market
  • 60 x postcards to distribute for promoting the design market
  • A standard listing on www.aboutiquelife.com.au (Your Business name only)

Please choose your stall size carefully and ensure that it is large enough for your requirements.

All successful applications will be required to post at least 3 times in the week leading up to the design market on 7th December.

TRESTLES

Trestles are available upon request (indicate number required in table below) for $15ea. Trestles measure 1.8m x .75m. Multiple trestles are acceptable in all stalls, provided they remain within your allocated space.
{Please note that we hire the trestle tables and this cost reflects the amount that we are charged for hire and delivery}

MANNEQUINS

4 mannequins will be on show inside the Hall. If you are a Fashion designer, each mannequin is available for you to hire for the day to showcase one of your pieces or outfits along with your business name/logo next to the mannequin.

ENTRY FEE

This market, there will be a $2 entry fee for all market goers. This will be advertised well in advance of the event day.

 FLOOR PLAN

A floor-plan will be distributed to successful stallholders a week prior to the event. Through reflection and feedback from vendors and customers alike, we believe that the layout and venue provide all stall-holders with equal exposure to customers. We have many requirements to consider in our placement of stalls and do our very best to accommodate everyone. A BUMP IN timetable will also be issued with the floor plan.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please use the comments section at the end of this form to add ANY and ALL other relevant information regarding your needs, preferences and plans regarding stall location. Consider walls, power, neighbours etc.

Finally, if all of the above information meets with your business goals, please submit your application by the Midnight Monday 31st July 2017.

All applicants will be contacted whether successful or not. Please read all information carefully and answer all questions in full.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Insurance

All stall holders and vendors are required to have Public Liability Insurance. If you do not have your own insurance we are happy to provide this for you under our Insurance Policy for an administration fee of $25 per stall. If you have your own insurance, you are required to email a copy of your certificate of currency when sending your application. A $20 administration fee will be invoiced to all successful applicants who do not provide this in their application, without exception.

Power

Power is available at a fee of $10 per stall. Please indicate if you require power in the comments section of the application form below as it impacts upon our floor plan and layout. Power appliances need to be tested and tagged prior to event day. Power is not available for outdoor stalls – you MUST supply your own power source if required.

Tablecloths

At ABL table-covers are compulsory. Please ensure that you supply a cover for your own table(s).

Selection

A Boutique Life Pty Ltd reserves the right to accept/reject any application based on the selection criteria outlined above. If you are rejected for one of our markets this will not negatively impact your application for a future design market with us.

Payment

As a small business owner, you will understand that we ask for all invoices to be paid by their due date. Late payment is accepted by early negotiation only. We understand only too well, that cash flow can cause issues with payment and we are open and understanding about this. We ask that you respectfully notify us, and negotiate if you need to make alternative payment arrangements. Payment on Event Day is not available without prior agreement. Should invoices remain un-paid in full 7 days prior to Market Day, your stall will be offered to another vendor, as we have a high demand for spaces. Payment will be due within 7 days of receiving your acceptance email.

Cancellation

Should you cancel attendance within 21 days of Event Day, you will forfeit any monies paid and will be liable for 50% of your stall fee.

We welcome your feedback and gratefully take on board your ideas and opinions! If you have any suggestions, comments, concerns, or ideas, we would really appreciate you getting in touch. Our email address is aboutiquelife@bigpond.com or pm on our Instagram or Facebook page.

Here’s to another successful event!
Penny & Tracey
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