"Hi Kathy. I haven't done a small non juried show in many years. Presently the cheapeast booth fee I pay for any of the shows I do is $250 and the average booth fee is about $500 and I do shows that are over $1000.
I have found over the years…"
"What I use to light my booth is track lighting like this
Track lighting kit with R20 led light bulbs these bulbs run between 8 and 12 watts depending on the bulb.
I use several of the tracks to light the booth and connect them with track…"
"We have done these shows for years and will be at the spring show. Camping here is great. They have a wide variety of options such as RV with or without hookups as well as tent camping. There is a bath house on site so there are showers available.…"
"We have done this show many times over the years and have always done well. Do keep in mind that this is the type of show you cant do year after year. Since it depends on the local population (mostly in walking distance) you will sell it out after…"
"I have done the Craft producers shows for many years and have always done well. In response to Nova Macs comments they provide coffee tea and bagels on Sunday. They have an exhibitor party on Saturday night where they provide snacks and drinks (both…"
"I am happy to say I am "sugar free" I did their shows for several years but the shows have gone down hill. The jury process has become a joke, pretty much jury by checkbook. They have no let blatant buy sell vendors in yet but happily let…"
"I was there too and you beat me to a review. This was the first time I had done the show and the last. I started to have bad feeling shortly after we got our acceptance to the show. We travel to the shows with a camping trailer and my first question…"
"Hi Edna. Just a heads up it is against regulations to write down or store ccv code in any way. If you are caught you can be fined and have your mechant/square account closed. Also as a smart consumer I would not let you write down that information."
"I use Total Merchant Services. My discount rates are
Debit cards (no matter how you run them) .55% + $0.10
Highest credit cards (business rewards cards) 1.55% + 15
Others average 1.25% + 10
I average ~ 60% debit cards
I pay $15 / month for…"
"Hi I have been selling at shows for quite a few years and have been taking credit cards since the beginning. This was before the advent of Square and I started using a standard Nurit 8000 wireless credit card machine and am still using it. I have a…"
"Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Don. I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.
When you have a chance, please add a photo of yourself and stop by the "Discussions" area to introduce…"
"I am happy someone had a good time at the show.
We came in the night before with our camper and were able to go up and look for our space so we had a leg up on the some of the other vendors. I would have to characterize the organization during setup…"
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