Vendor FAQ   2 comments

VENDOR FAQ’S

WHAT IS URBAN STITCH?
Urban Stitch is an environment for Designers, artists, and vendors to showcase their work and products and sell to a mass market with in the Bay Area. We are creating a shopping event for all, and combining music, art, style and flare. We are creating an environment for all to enjoy.

Our objective is to appeal to a cross-section of patrons with a balance of products for men, women, and children. Design categories include Fashion, Music, Books, Art, and Beauty. Each exhibitor is chosen based on originality, professionalism, design sensibility, and overall quality workmanship, and industry potential that feature a range of established exhibitors to noteworthy up and comers. We continuously strive to create a balance in price-points and styles, to meet the market needs

WHAT CAN URBAN STITCH DO FOR ME AS A VENDOR?

Urban Stitch has a direct goal to provide each vendor with a maximum amount of exposure to various markets. Vendors have the opportunity to be creative in sharing their talents, products, and style to shoppers that are ready to buy.
As an additional environment created for networking, we will be promoting to potential industry leaders in search for new and upcoming trends, to help in cultivating long term opportunities for vendors as well.

WHAT ARE THE DETAILS FOR THE NEXT URBAN STITCH EVENT?

APPLY @ DESIGNER@URBANSTITCHCOLLECTIVE.COM

• What are my payment options?
Booth Registration must be paid by:
Check or Cashier’s check
Made Payable to- Runway Style House and sent to:
Business Address (Given Upon Application Acceptance)
Pay Pal (please contact us for pay pal account info)

CAN I BRING MY OWN BOOTH DÉCOR?
**All vendors are welcome to decorate their booth space as needed. If you choose not to rent a table from Urban Stitch, you are welcome to bring your own. Any private tables and/or display products must fit within allotted booth space, and cannot exceed specified dimensions.

APPLICATION


• How do I apply for a booth?
1. Respond via email with all required information requested: Designer@urbanstitchcollective.com
• Name of company
• All contact information
• Description of items
• Product photos/links
• Space needed

2. Once confirmed by Urban Stitch Management
• Complete Urban Stitch Registration and Space Rental Application
• Read Terms and Conditions Contract
• Sign and Date Contact
• Send in :
• contract
• application (apply all additional rental needs)
• payment

• What are the deadlines for registration?
Early Vendor Registration:
With early registration, each vendor who completes all application needs will have the opportunity to have their logo’s, name, and/or tag line added to all print in addition to viral marketing for additional advertisement. We will also provide hard copy print aids for you to distribute as needed as well! So, make sure you register early!
FINAL DEADLINE:
No applications will be accepted after final deadline. All confirmations, payments, and booth details must be completed at this time, to maintain organization and venue set-up

• What does urban stitch look for in a Vendor?
Design categories include:
• Fashion
• Art
• Beauty

Each exhibitor is chosen based on originality, professionalism, design sensibility, and overall quality workmanship. Established vendors who are looking to expand their market and share their style with the community.

HOW WILL PEOPLE KNOW I AM HERE?


• How does Urban Stitch market the shows?
➢ Email: Promotional blasts to database of 3000+
➢ Print: Ads in local, national, trade and consumer publications
➢ Online: Local event listings, blogs, local news outlets
➢ Radio: Scheduled Announcements
➢ Street: Flyers hand passed at select venues and events around the Bay Area
➢ P.R.: Local Print sponsorship

• How can I make sure my booth is represented on marketing print and emails?
Apply by Early Registration date:

WHAT ELSE?


• What services and amenities are available on site?
• Dressing Rooms/ Restrooms
• Complimentary bottled water
• Drink Specials
• Rotating DJ’s
!!!!!LIVE BAND!!!!!
• Credit Card payment options for patrons through paypal (set-up can be done on the day of the event)
• Electric outlets if needed (based on availability and booth location)

• How else will Urban Stitch appeal to shoppers?
• Pamper Lounge for Patrons
• Food and Entertainment
• Great gift bags!
• Amazing Vendors!

HOW DO I APPLY TODAY?


Reply to: Designer@UrbanStitchCollective.com with the following information: (PLEASE PUT YOUR COMPANY NAME IN THE SUBJECT LINE)
• Name of company
• All contact information
• Description of items
• Product photos/links
• Space needed

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Posted July 10, 2009 by urbanstitch

2 responses to “Vendor FAQ

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  1. Alison Rutherfurd
    Company name: RED
    143 Buena Vista Ave. East, SF, Ca 94117
    415-298-5457

    Jewelry

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/21887959@N03/

    Hi! I was just connected to your company on Facebook and would love to find out info about future shows since the deadline has already passed for the Aug. 23 show…
    I am working on updating my website and until it is complete, I have been sharing my work on Flick (please see attached links)
    I look forward to hearing from you!
    Thank you,
    Alison

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