Artisan Application & Information
PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT! Please sign up for our mailing list (below) to be informed when we are accepting applications for 2019. Or CLICK HERE for our February event at Con-Tagion.
Notes for 2018:
- Venue: Noah’s Event Venue, 2421 Yorkmont Road, Charlotte, NC 28217
- Hours: 10 AM – 4 PM Rain or Shine
- Setup/Breakdown: Setup is 7 AM – 9:30 AM, Breakdown is 4 PM – 6 PM. Please plan accordingly.
- Outside Spaces: This year we are excited to announce the addition of 12 outdoor artisan spaces. These will be available on a rain or shine basis, and require the artisan to provide their own tent, tables, and chairs.
Rates: (availability updated 2/7/18)
- 6×6 inside wall space- $100 (30 total – SOLD OUT)
- 6×7 inside center space- $100 (12 total – SOLD OUT)
- 10×10 outdoor lawn space – $75 (12 total – SOLD OUT)
- Additional companion Geek Gala passes – $15 each (max 2)
- 2018 Geek Gala t-shirts (S-5X) – $10 each
NOTE: This is a Juried event. GEEK GALA reserves the right to refuse sale of artisan’s space if the organizer does not feel that it is in the best interest of the artisan or other artisans booked to do so or if the wares sold do not support the intended artisan atmosphere.
Acceptance is based upon submitted item description and resulting discussions. Artisan must notify organizers prior to changing or adding additional merchandise for sale as it may conflict with other accepted and juried artisans.
GEEK GALA cannot hold market spaces until at least a 50% deposit is paid on their invoice. This payment is due within 5 days of receipt. Payment of the invoice is acceptance of the conditions as outlined below and on the invoice. The balance must be paid within 30 days to hold a space. Payment can be made through our PayPal account firstname.lastname@example.org Please check with the Geek Gala organizer to make sure space is available before paying for the space.
Full refund less 10% handling fee if cancelled by July 31, 2018. No refund after July 31, 2018. Requests will be handled on a case by case basis. If GEEK GALA cancels, artisans receive a full refund.
The Legal Stuff
- [ARTISAN] hereby assumes entire responsibility and hereby agrees to protect, defend, indemnify and save the venue, its owners, its operator, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, officers, directors, and agents harmless against all claims, losses or damages to persons or property, governmental charges or fines and attorney’s fees arising out of or caused by its installation, removal, maintenance, occupancy or use of the exhibition premises or a part thereof, excluding any such liability caused by the sole gross negligence of the venue and its employees and agents.”
- GEEK GALA will provide some measure of security during market operating hours to deter shoplifting, or damage to property. [ARTISAN] is not to leave their vending space unattended, and should bring adequate staff to protect the security of their space.
- [ARTISAN] is responsible for collecting, reporting and paying NC sales tax. GEEK GALA will not be responsible for the collection of these taxes nor will be held liable if any State of NC official comes to the event to collect the taxes on site.
PLEASE NOTE: We also have an event at Con-Tagion 2019 – please visit www.Con-Tagion.org for more information!
Thanks for your interest – we hope to work together soon!