Ormewood Park Meet the Maker Festival 2017

Artist Market Vendor Rules & Policies

 

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL:

The Ormewood Park Meet the Maker Festival 2017 is the first of what will become an annual showcase of

creative talent throughout the South. The Festival will feature an eclectic array of art and handcrafted

goods, with an emphasis on “the Makers” of handcrafted goods sharing their talents in a workshop-type

atmosphere. There will also be a variety of food trucks, Eventide beer, and local music!

FESTIVAL HOURS:

Exhibitors must be set up and remain open during all exhibit hours – Saturday, March 25th, 10am – 6pm.

WHO CAN BECOME AN ARTIST MARKET VENDOR?

All makers of handcrafted items are welcome. Work/product must be of your own design and must be hand

made.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To be considered for the 2017 Ormewood Park Meet the Maker Festival, please complete the online

application in full. This includes submission of your $100 booth fee. Incomplete applications will not be

considered. As this is a curated Artist Market, your booth fee will be returned if you are not selected.

PAYMENT:

Payment of $100 for a 10X10 vendor footprint should be made at the time of application for the Meet the

Maker Festival. Your payment will be refunded if you are not selected to be a part of the MTM Artist

Market.

WHAT’S PROVIDED:

Included in your festival fee is a 10X10 footprint for your booth space and at least one promotion on the

Meet the Maker Facebook and Instagram social media outlets.

It is each vendor’s responsibility to furnish your own tent, table, and chairs.

PROMOTION:

Once accepted, you give Ormewood Park Meet the Makers Festival permission to use photos submitted in

your application for the MTM Festival’s promotional purposes, both online and in print. Credit for photos

will be given to the owner.

LOAD IN / LOAD OUT:

Vendors will receive information regarding load in and set up 2 weeks prior to the festival. Vendors that

fail to abide by load in schedule and deadline may risk forfeiture of Artist Market space. In the event of late

shows, MTM will not be obligated to refund event space fee.

VENDOR/ARTIST MARKET RULES AND REGULATIONS:

All vendors of Ormewood Park Meet the Makers Festival must adhere to the following rules and

regulations necessary for the proper conduct of a safe, clean, well regulated, and attractive festival.

*Artist booth will remain within a10X10 space. Vendors are expected to furnish their own tent, tables,

chairs and in-tent lighting.

*Space is limited to vendors who sell only self-produced artwork and products.

*OP Meet the Maker Committee reserves the right to refuse exhibit space if the product or service or the

booth area is not consistent with the character of the event.

*All exhibits must be designed, constructed and operated in good taste with the best interest of the Event

and public safety. OP reserves the right to prohibit or restrict exhibits that because of noise, method of

operation, materials or any other reason become objectionable. In the event that restriction occurs, OP will

not refund the Vendor fees or other expenses. Carnival tactics, the use of public address systems or other

similar activities by the Vendor shall not be allowed.

*Vendors may not sublease any part of their space or participate in any third-party advertising or third party

promotions or display third party signage at their booths.

*Decorations may not be nailed, taped, tacked or otherwise fastened to neighborhood infrastructure, trees,

or fixtures.

*The use or distribution of any of the following items is prohibited: adhesive backed decals, stickers,

helium balloons, glitter, and confetti.

*Motorized vehicles of any type (forklifts, gas or electric carts, bicycles, scooters or similar equipment)

may not be used within the event venue.

*Distribution of flyers, brochures or any advertising marketing materials must be confined to the exhibit

area. Advertising and promotional materials may not be displayed in walk paths or common areas.

Promotional materials or signage may not be affixed to any structure, tree, neighborhood signage or

infrastructure.

*Vendors are responsible for maintaining acceptable standards of sanitation within their booths and for

disposing of trash into designated trash receptacles. Vendors are responsible for cleaning their designated

area of all debris at the event’s conclusion.

HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT:

Through submission of application materials and signing this Agreement, Vendor agrees to hold

Ormewood Park Festival, its Board of Directors, staff, volunteers and the City of Atlanta harmless for any

and all losses, expenses, demands and claims against the festival sustained or alleged to have been in any

way related to the Ormewood Park Festival. Vendor also agrees and acknowledges that the Ormewood

Park Festival, its Board of Directors, staff, volunteers and the City of Atlanta are not responsible in any

way for any personal injury, illness, property damage or loss of property that may occur during the

Ormewood Park Meet the Makers Festival 2017. Vendor agrees, acknowledges and further certifies that the

Vendor and Vendor’s property, equipment and vehicles are properly insured for any and all loses incurred

and or damages caused by Vendor or any party. Incorporation and Modification – This document includes

all components of the agreement of the parties and is fully incorporated herein. The Application materials

provided by the vendor to Ormewood Park Festival shall be incorporated herein by reference. No other

promises made prior to the execution of this agreement have been omitted from this document. The parties

may mutually agree to modify this agreement; however such modification shall only be binding upon the

parties by signed written agreement. No oral modification or agreement outside the scope of this agreement

shall be binding upon either party. No Agency, Partnership or Joint Venture Created – This Vendor is an

independent operator and through this agreement no agency, partnership or joint venture relationship is

created by the Ormewood Park Festival. The Vendor, its owners, employees or other agents shall not

represent themselves as representatives of the Ormewood Park Festival. Vendor shall not enter into any

contract or other agreement which would cause the Ormewood Park Festival to be liable in any way with

any other party, including but not limited to, manufacturers, Vendors, or other suppliers, etc. Vendor shall

hold the Ormewood Park Festival harmless from any cost or liability it may incur with the production of

merchandise.

WEATHER:

Ormewood Park Festival is an outdoor rain or shine event. Ormewood Park Festival makes no

representation or guarantees regarding actual festival attendance, nor make any representation of potential

financial success or failure. The Vendor agrees that in the event of acts of God, storms, floods, high winds,

gales or hurricanes that neither OP nor any of its employees or agents shall not be responsible for loss,

damage, third party damages, claims or loss to property, persons or vessels. It is the Event Management’s

sole and absolute discretion to order an evacuation of the Event, or to take necessary steps to protect public

health and property in the event of an act of God, hurricane, or the issuance of a severe weather warning for

Atlanta or its environs by the National Weather Service. OP shall have no liability whatsoever for damage,

of any nature, to any person, matter, or thing resulting from storm wind or water, or other acts of God, or

imminent threat thereof, nor from fire, strikes or lockouts.

CONTACT:

info@OPMeettheMakers.com

With the completion of your application, you acknowledge receipt of and acceptance of the

Vendor Rules and Policies as contained in this application.