STEP 1

Complete an application.

Apply online or in person at the Civic Center Executive Office. Online applications will be processed in the order they are received. In person applicaitons will be processed when received until there are no spaces available. Due to the high demand for vendor space, please allow up to FIVE BUSINESS DAYS for your application to be reviewed. You will be notified via email when your application is approved.

STEP 2

Pay vendor fees.

Once your application is approved you can pay in person at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center office or by phone with a credit card.  If you selected credit card, you will receive an email invoice and instructions to call once your application is approved.  Due to the demand for vendor space, we recommend that you do not mail payment.  Vendor space will not be held or assigned until payment is received.

STEP 3

Select a location.

You will be able to pick your booth location at the time you pay your registration fees. A map with available booth locations will be updated on the event website.  Electricity access will be available in limited locations. Vendors approved from the waitlist will be placed in open spaces by the Promoter.

2020 SPRING CRAFTIN’ CAJUNS SHOW REGULATIONS

DATES, TIMES AND DEADLINES

SHOW DATE AND TIME:  Saturday, March 21, 2020,  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

SETUP DATE AND TIME:  Friday, March 20, 2020, from 12:00-5:00 PM and Saturday, March 21, 2020, from 5:00 – 8:45 AM

VENDORS WHO SET UP PRIOR TO THE EVENT DAY DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK.  Promoter or Event Management is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, theft or destruction of goods or exhibit that may occur.

LOCATIONInside the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Boulevard, Houma, LA 70360

This event is produced by the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center Development Corporation.

FEES & REGISTRATION

Vendor registration is not complete until vendor application is approved AND full-payment is received.  An accepted application is a commitment to the show and fees are NONREFUNDABLE.

Payment is accepted in the form of cash, check, money order, or credit card.  A 4% convenience fee will be added for credit card payments.  Make checks payable to “Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center”.

VENDOR SPACE

Vendor must supply their own tables, chairs, lighting and any additional supplies needed for the sale of their goods.

Chair/table rental and access to electricity are available at an additional charge. These items must be requested in advance on the vendor application.  Electricity is only accessible in spaces identified on the event map.

Vendors will be contacted to select a booth location when registration is completed (application is approved and payment is received.)  Vendor may select from available booths in the order that registration is completed.  Vendor locations will not be held for a vendor that has not completed registration.  Specific vendor locations are not transferable from past shows nor guaranteed for future shows.

Vendor understands that their booth space may be in close proximity of vendors with similar products.

PRODUCT GUIDELINES

Craft vendor products must be original arts and crafts created by the vendor, antiques, collectibles, or items considerably modified by the vendor as creative work. Additionally, a limited number of spaces will be sold to direct sales vendors and organizations that have other products and/or services available in the community. Applications for these spaces will be approved as spaces are made available by the promoter.

All products sold must be listed on the application. Promoter reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify a product that was not approved and remove it from the premises.  Products must be legal, safe, and appropriate for a family-friendly show.

Subletting of vendor space is prohibited.

Sale and distribution of food and beverage are prohibited unless approved in writing by the promoter. Sale of prepackaged items is allowed if approved on application.

Vendor must collect sales tax at the current rate and remit payment to the state and parish tax offices. Forms will be given or mailed to vendors directly by the tax offices. Wholesaling, clearance pricing, going out of business sale, or other pricing schemes deemed as deliberately unfair competitive practices are prohibited. Raffles are prohibited. Exhibitor is expected to use professional and appropriate sales tactics. In the case of indecent or unacceptable behavior of any kind by an exhibitor, the Promoter reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify such exhibitor and remove them from the premises. Promoter will not be liable for any loss of profit, loss of sales, or damage caused by such an expulsion.

GENERAL INFORMATION AND REGULATIONS

Promoter does not guarantee specific volumes or levels of attendance at the event.

Vendor will comply with local, city and state laws, ordinances and regulations and the regulations of the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, including those covering fire, safety, health and all other matters.

It is expressly understood and agreed by the Vendor that it will make no claim of any kind against Promoter or Event Management for any loss, damage, theft or destruction of goods or exhibit; nor for any injury that may occur to himself or his employees while in the exhibition place, nor for any damage of any nature, or character whatsoever, and without limiting the foregoing, including any damage to his business by reason of the failure to provide space for an exhibit or removal of the exhibit; or for any action of Event Management in relation to the Vendor. The Vendor shall be solely responsible for his own agents and employees, and to all third persons, including invitees and the public for all claims, liabilities, actions, costs, damages and expenses arising out of or relating to the custody, possession, operation, maintenance, or control of said space or exhibit, for negligence or otherwise relating thereto. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Vendor shall indemnify, defend (at Vendor’s sole expense, including all attorneys’ fees and costs of litigation) and hold harmless Promoter and Event Management, their insurers, joint ventures, representatives, members, designers, officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents, successors, and assigns (“Indemnified Parties”), from and against any and all claims for bodily injury and death, damage to property, demands, damages, actions, causes of actions, suits, losses, judgments, obligations and any liabilities, costs and expenses (including but not limited to investigative and repair costs, attorneys’ fees and costs, and consultants’ fees and costs) (“Claims”) which arise or are in any way connected with the use of the exhibition space, including but not limited to Claims asserted by Vendor’s employees and subcontractors. These indemnity and defense obligations shall apply to any acts or omissions, including those arising from strict premises liability and/or the sole, contributory, comparative, simple, gross, active or passive negligence of Promoter and Event Management, their employees or agents.

Spaces will not be assigned
nor held until an application is approved and fees are paid.

You will be redirected to a success page after your application is submitted.  Closing your browser while the form is processing will prevent your application from being submitted.  After your application is successfully submitted, a copy of your application is automatically sent to the email that you provided.

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Vendor spaces with electricity access are labeled on the event map.  Vendor will need to supply their own extension cord of at least 25 feet to reach the power source.

Vendor may bring their own chairs at no additional charge.

Limit of two table rentals per 10'x10' space. Vendor may bring their own tables at no additional charge.

Due to the high demand for vendor space, please do not mail your payment.  Payments can be made in person at the Civic Center office or by phone with a credit card.  You will receive an email with your invoice and instructions for phone payments when your applicaiton is approved.

Vendor hereby executes and agrees to this agreement for vendor space which includes all information and provisions provided to you.

Upon confirmation and acceptance by the Promoter, the undersigned agrees to be bound by all the terms and conditions contained herein.
I understand that once accepted by the Promoter, no refunds will be made for cancellation by the Vendor.