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Vendor Guidelines

Market Hours. 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Every Saturday; Year Round; Rain or Shine.

Pricing Structure. Vendors (8'x10'): $20 per market; Featured Non-Profits (8'x10'): $10 per market; Food Trucks: $20 per market. Booth rental fees are collected on the day of the market by the Market Coordinator beginning at 12:30 PM. PLEASE NOTE: Booth rental fees are non-refundable for last minute vendor cancellations and no-shows. It is your responsibility to have someone cover your booth if you cannot make the market on a week you are scheduled to attend. If you must cancel, please let us know at least 1 week in advance. Social Media Marketing. We are strong believers in social media marketing, and will be sure to post about your booth on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages. We ask all of our vendors to be active on Facebook and Twitter as well, as it's a great way to get the buzz going. Please be aware that the various components created (Facebook Events, Newsletter, Website, etc.) are prepared during the week leading up to the market. Promotional materials need to accurately reflect what our customers will find at the market. It takes time to generate these materials used to help each of our vendors to be successful. Please confirm your plans to attend by the Monday night prior to the market, at the latest, to ensure information about your products are included in all of our promotional efforts. Additionally, please let us know at that time if you have some news or other item of interest to be included in our newsletter.
If you offer a CSA we encourage you to make us a drop off location!
Customer Mailing Lists. It is great to see many of the vendors utilizing a mailing list sign-up sheet. Thank you so much for doing this! Direct email to your customers each time you are at market has a direct effect on sales. We are sending out weekly newsletters and we are getting great coverage on social media outlets, but one can't depend solely on these methods to bring folks to market. Your customers are coming out to see you. Please continue to partner with us so the market can grow and everyone can be successful. Thank you! Parking. After unloading your vehicle please move it to an on-street parking spot on DuPont Circle OR across Boylan Avenue in the Hayes Barton Homes, Inc. parking lot (gray building). Remember, the more convenient it is for customers to get to market, the more you sell! Vendor Spaces. We open the doors allowing setup to begin inside Rebus Works at 9:00 AM. Please plan to be at Rebus Works, with table set up, all product in your booth, and ready to sell by 10:00 AM when the market opens. You are responsible for providing your own table and chairs (and tent, if outside) as well as any other display props you need. If you use a tent, it will need to be anchored, as you will be held responsible for any damages caused by an unsecured tent. Booth spaces are first come first serve so vendors are strongly encouraged to arrive in a timely fashion. Please see the Market Coordinator to determine how many vendors will be present. On days when the market is especially full it is imperative everyone work together to ensure there is appropriate space available for everyone. Vendors are required to maintain their space in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner, including protecting the gallery floor from dirt and debris. This includes hauling away any trash or garbage that is generated in or around the booth and sweeping up any product debris on the floor. Vendors are encouraged to put a tarp down in their space if their product is particularly prone to scattering debris. Please do not break down early. We understand the desire to break down early if you are having a slow weekend, but doing so is disruptive to the flow of the market. Additionally, there has been a trend noted of customers arriving in the last 10 - 15 minutes of the market. It is disappointing to them to learn the vendor they specifically came to see has already left before the close of the market. Vendors must clean and vacate the interior premises by no later than 30 minutes after the Market ends. Vehicles may be parked in front of the building for loading purposes If you have any issues or concerns, please feel free to contact Shonna directly. Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of assistance to you regarding market conduct. Thank you so much for all that you do to make this market successful. As always, we thank you for participating, we appreciate you and your wonderful products, and we hope that all of you will continue to have a successful market day.

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The Saturday Market

301-2 Kinsey St, Raleigh NC