GUIDANCE FOR FARMERS’ MARKETS AND PUBLIC MARKETS

1-Alberta Health Services

  • Anything edible MUST have the approval from AHS or be a low risk baked good.
  • Any of the below mentioned items must be submitted to AHS by SFEM, please ensure information & product are entered correctly on the registration form: Your information is submitted to AHS by SFEM, all food vendors MUST submit the proper permits to SFEM.
  • Foods NOT permitted, Any food  items deemed “High Risk ” by SFEM
  • NO SAMPLING AT THIS TIME during events
  • Foods processed in a commercial kitchen that is already permitted, would require another food handling permit. In short, it’s a double hit for permits (one for their commercial kitchen, and one for the market) THESE PERMITS MUST BE WITH YOU AT THE EVENT.

ALL PRODUCTS TO BE AT AN EVENT MUST BE LISTED ON REGISTRATION TO BE SUBMITTED TO AHS.

 

2- Cancellation/ Transfer:

  • Please check table availability (confirmed vendors section of website) before you complete the registration order. For example; if there is an Avon rep already, and that is what you registered with the vendor who registered first will be permitted in the event.
  • NO REFUNDS AFTER THE 14 DAY MARK PRIOR TO EACH EVENT.
  • There is a $25.00 cancellation fee/ transfer fee to a team mate. ( must be authorized by Event Manager)
  • There is NO transferring table fees to different dates.
  • If you cancel your spot you are permitted in future events. If you are a no show you run the risk of not being permitted back in.
  • See Cancellation fees under book a table tab.

3-Multiple Crafts, Businesses

  • There can only be 1 product/ business per table. (ie. You cannot sell your Avon and Epicure products at the same table).
  • If you want to sell ie) Avon and hand made jewelry you can register twice with 1 registration for each business/ craft up to two Just request in registration to have booths next to each other.
  • If you sell clothing, and just a bit of jewelry, then you sell jewelry and clothes. If you sell AVON then you sell skin care, cosmetics and jewery, all items at your booth must be listed on the registration form.

4-Vendor admittance to events

  • Something For Everyone Market reserves the sole right to determine the eligibility of any company, product, or service to exhibit in these events, and further reserves the right to reject any application.
  • Something For Everyone Market may at any time, limit direct sales companies, crafters, artists, home businesses due to repeat products/ services.

5- Payments

  • Vendors have 2 days to secure spot with payment, this is stated on the website.
  • Receipts are the confirmation notice sent via email after registration & fees are submitted. Keep your email
  • Method of payments accepted Credit card via pay pal, or Email money transfer ( emt ) EMT can be sent to info@somethingforeveryonemarket.com with the password: market
  • Any other EMT’S with passwords other then above will be declined.

6-Certification

  • If you need a certificate for your table (ie. nail tech, dermatology,certified kitchen, etc.) it needs to be with you at the event.

7- Booths- SEE TABLE LAYOUT ON WEBSITE 

  • 2 vendors per booth no exceptions
  • Power will be to the outside walled booths only.
  • Vendors will need to bring a 10′ minimal power cord.
  • There is to be NO customers on the sides of your booth ONLY in the main row.
  • ALL Staff/ vendors should be handwashing more frequently with a temporary hand wash station or hand sanitizer at your booth. Vendors are responsible to supply their own.

8- Displays

  • Vendors are responsible for table linens as they are NOT provided
  • Please keep all inappropriate items 2-3′ above floor or out of sight of little eyes as these are family events.
  • ALL items are to remain in your spot. There is to be no items outside your permitted area.
  • ALL spots will be outlined with arrows on the floor.

9- Banners/ Signage

  • No pinning or sticking posters to walls, they must be free standing or displayed on the table. Painters tape is permitted to be used on the tables.

10- Set up

  • Set up is 2 hours prior to market opening. 2 day events vendors can leave displays set up.
  • Early set up (if available) is posted on the SFEM face book page the week of the event. SFEM Facebook page
  • If its a 2 day sale all vendors must be there for the 2 days. Vendors can leave table displays up, just take cash box.
  • Vendors need to be there 30 minutes prior to market start time or your spot will be given to booth next to you. NO EXCEPTIONS. ALL vendors must wear the provided Vendor Badge for admittance inside the venue

11-Fees

  • No burning candles permitted on premises.
  • no balloons, no confetti, no rice, no sparkles, no sand is to be used on stampede property, there is a minimum of $50.00/ hour cleaning fee. Vendor is responsible for their area, keep it clean.

13- Children

  • Please find alternate care for kids under 10 years of age, kids are not permitted to run around or disrupt other vendors working, they MUST remain in your spot.
  • There will be no handing out promotional products to other vendors during event times

14- None of the following products will be sold/ given away at these events, alcohol, or nicotine products.

  • If you sell aroma products ie Scentsy, Young Living there is to be NO BURNING OR DIFFUSING of products, water is permitted.
    • FRAGRANCE FREE market soaps etc must be WRAPPED .. complete product listing is necessary.

15- Advertising of events

  • I will advertise via Yard Signs along Dunmore Rd, Radio, Social Media, Event Page
  • It is highly recommended to promote yourself on the face book event page or social media sites tagging SFEM. It’s a free way to advertise yourself.
  • We ask you use OUR event pages rather then your own found on fb OR under “market” tab here on the website. All SFEM Event Pages
  • The best way to promote these events is still word of mouth, share the event pages, social media, along with sharing the poster provided on our face book page.

16- Anyone who takes down earlier then closing time of SFEM will NOT be allowed back in the markets. It is disruptive and disrespectful to the Staff & Other Vendors.

17- It is highly advisable to carry your own liability insurance.  All vendors are responsible for their own table / area and products. We will not be held responsible. 

18- SFEM covers all vendors for an event / trade show licence through the city of Medicine Hat.

19- ALL information will be emailed out 1 week prior to each event.

21- Aggression towards manager, other vendors, or customers (as deemed by the Manager, will result in immediate expulsion from all events organized by the SFEM.

  1. The SFEM has a zero-tolerance policy for childish or negative behavior as it is affecting to the image of the market as well as other vendor’s sales. The SFEM will exercise its right to ask you to leave if your behaviour is considered negative by the manager. This includes and is not limited to verbal statements and online posting.
  2. The market is not the place to solve or discuss issues. All issues are to be addressed directly to the manager in a respectful manner. Aggression, verbal abuse or negative behavior will not be tolerated and may result in expulsion. Email after or call info@somethingforeveryonemarket.com/ 403 866 5208
  3. Come happy and prepared to do business in a professional manner. Your appearance and body language matter.

22-Covid

22-Something for Everyone Market has final say on vendor approval & table layout.