"I understand (but don't approve) of letting in the buy/sell at shows having trouble filling their spots. But I don't understand why shows are letting in buy/sell when they are turning down truly handmade art and have waitlists."
"I use Hotwire all the time and this only happened to me once. It was for a show in a small town without many hotel rooms and it was the day the acceptances went out. I attributed it to everyone who got accepted immediately getting on…"
"We only did Black Swamp once, 2 or 3 years ago. We make silver jewelry. We did OK. The set up is hard because you have to do it at 6:00 a.m. in the dark. It's very friendly and everyone is helpful. It is a college…"
"We have done Lake Forest for several years. It is a good location in a wealthy neighborhood. We make silver jewelry and have consistently had good shows there. I can't comment on how wall art does. We live in the Chicago…"
"I am not a photographer, but I did see what I thought was a good idea at an art fair. The photographer had ribbon made with his website printed on it. He tied the ribbon around each of his photographs so that if someone took a picture,…"
"Your sides depend on the style of tent you have because they attach differently depending on the tent. Creative Energies, the makers of Light Dome tents sells their sides separately and they also have a section on their website for sides for…"
"After doing these shows for 15 years, the only way to know for sure if a show will be worth it to you is to do the show yourself. For example, we do extremely well at Madison Wisconsin and Chicago's One of a Kind Show, but know several…"
"My sister, who is an enrolled agent with the IRS, says that this is not true. In the proposed law there is no change to what you can deduct as a direct business expense if you own your own business. There are changes to what can be…"
"Barry,Based on your review, I decided to do the Royal Oak Holiday show this year ( I will also be able to visit with my relatives.) I was wondering whether you used an inside setup with drapes or you set up your tent. If you set up your…"
"I've been using the Eaton weights for years and am very happy with them. it is particularly nice for carrying. I'm an old lady and I can carry one 15 pound weight in each hand without a problem, while I have trouble…"
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