Vendor Form Artoberfest Vendor Application Upcountry Provisions is partnering with the Travelers Rest Community for a fundraising event to benefit the children at Shriners Hospital of Greenville. This festival of art, music and food will be held the second Friday night in October from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, rain or shine, at The Grove at Upcountry Provisions in Travelers Rest, SC (6811 State Park Rd.). We are looking for talented artists, indie crafters, and specialty food and beverage vendors who would like to sell their handmade goods during this one-day festival. All vendors receive one complimentary dinner ticket for dinner the night of the event. We will celebrate with live music and delicious food from Upcountry Provisions Bakery & Bistro as well as artisan brick oven pizza. A cash bar with local craft beer and wine will be available for beverages to purchase during the event. Artist Application deadline: September 20th; Notification of acceptance: September 25th Vendor Rules: All work must be original, handcrafted work produced by the artist and not the result of commercial kits or molds. No flea market items may be sold. The work exhibited must match the quality and style of the style represented by the artist in his or her application. We ask any artist that is able to donate an item to the silent auction to submit the item at check-in the day of the event. Artists must be present during the entire event and must personally staff exhibit space. Artists who would like to share a booth may do so, but both applicants must apply separately but may share the booth fee. The booth fee must be paid for as one transaction. Early bird pricing is available. Booths must remain intact until closing. We prefer that you leave pets at home. Exhibitors should purchase their own insurance to cover personal loss or liability. Exhibitors are responsible for collecting and reporting their own sales tax. Booth Specifications: Booth structures and tents must be of festival quality and no larger than 10x10. White tents are preferred. Demonstrations of your craft are encouraged. Tents/displays MUST be weighted down. Booth assignments are at the discretion of the festival and are not interchangeable. Raffle items will be placed centrally in the layout so that all attendants are guided by the raffle booth to view the auction pieces. Vendor Fees: Early-bird application fee of $20 is accepted online Application fee of $25 accepted online There is not an additional registration fee • For the any vendor participating in the auction, 100% of the silent auction funds raised will go directly toward charity. Cancellation and Refunds: Artists must notify event staff of cancellation by October 1st or forfeit booth fee. This is a rain or shine event. Exhibitors that do not show and do not cancel will not be invited back. Acceptance Process Entries will be selected based on quality of craftsmanship, creativity, originally and category need. Late applications may be accepted after September 20th as space allows. How to Apply: Complete online application including attaching three images of portfolio work. Application will not be reviewed until application fee is received. www.UpcountryProvisions.com in the Artoberfest tab. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any additional questions or with a completed copy of the Vendor Information section below to register if you are unable to register online. How we are getting the word out: The event will be well promoted through print, social media, community websites and signage throughout Travelers Rest. Please use #artoberfest as you post about this event If you’re lucky, you’ll see your art in our advertising! (We reserve the right to use artists’ images submitted with this application in advertising and marketing for the event.) Vendor Info Your Name (required) Company Name (if applicable) Mailing Address (required) Phone Number (required) Your Email (required) Your Medium By submitting this application, exhibitor acknowledges that he or she will abide by all rules and regulations stated in this application and is responsible for any damage, loss, or breakage of their artwork. Exhibitor agrees to forever discharge Artober Fest and their agents and representatives, from any responsibility, personal liability, loss claims, or damage arising out of or in conjunction with this festival.