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Vendor Set-Up Info: Before the event, we will email vendor set up instructions. If you have any special needs or requests just let us know.
Hours: Set up is from 9am-11am. The event is from 11am-5pm. Please be ready by 11am.
Expected Attendance: There is no charge to attend the event and our events are well attended. You can expect 300-400 attendees, maybe more. We've held hundreds of events with 1,000+ attendees and our largest event to date brought 2,730 people!
Marketing: We market this event two ways. We market this to the public where we focus on holiday shopping, show specials, free chocolate, drawings, give-a-ways, and the ugly sweater contest and $300 prize. Also, we market this event to the local business community as a great event to come out, bring business cards, network and make some great business connections. Because of our dual marketing efforts we always get a great turn out!
Ugly Sweater Contest: Attendees and vendors are encourage to wear ugly holiday sweaters. The person with the ugliest sweater will win $300 in 'shopping dollars' that they can spend with our vendors. If the winner purchases something from you, simply exchange the shopping dollars for cash with the event manager.
Chocolate: We ask that all vendors have a dish of wrapped chocolate candy on their tables. Please no home-made or unwrapped chocolate.
Venues: Most of our events are held at Hilton property hotels, including: Hilton Hotel, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn and Embassy Suites. Occasionally, we host events with Holiday Inn, Sheraton Hotel & Clarion Inn.
Parking: We only use venues with free parking.
Door Prizes / Give-a-Ways / Show Specials: If you are going to have a drawing for a prize, are giving away free samples or have a show special, let us know. We may mention this in our marketing and advertising.
Questions: Contact Shelly anytime if you have any questions or needs: Shelly@ShellyRice.com or 870.321.9667