SHOW HOURS
FOR VENDORS
VENDOR SETUP & LOAD-IN
Friday, February 19, 2018
from noon to 5 pm

PUBLIC SHOW HOURS

Saturday, February 10:
10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, February 11:
9 am - 4 pm

Note: For cat show security and safety, vendors will not be allowed to load in or set up during show hours.  


 

 
 
VENDOR SPACE DETAILS
  • Vendor spaces are offered in 10x10 increments; we offer both single and double booth spaces. Booth space is available on a first come, first paid basis per category of product or service. Once spaces have been filled, a wait list will be started; wait list is worked on a first come, first paid basis.
  • Limit of two (2) vendors to a single (10X10) or double (10X20) space. Both vendors must complete and sign the Vendor Agreement.
  • This show hall is not draped. You will need to bring your own partitions and fixtures if desired.
  • The vendor space rental fee does not include tables. You may bring up to two 8' tables per 10' x 10' booth. Or, you can rent the Center's tables at the rate of one (1) eight foot table for $10.
  • If you have any special booth space requirements, please indicate these under "Special Requirements" on the Vendor Agreement. If you need electricity, we will make every effort to find you a working outlet; however, we strongly suggest that you bring an extension cord.

RESERVATION TERMS & DEADLINES

  • To book a vendor booth, mail the enclosed Vendor Agreement with your payment to our Vendor Coordinator, or submit our Vendor Form.
  • To secure your booth reservation, your online or printed Vendor Agreement and your payment must reach us no later than February 5, 2018. All payments are nonrefundable. A fee of $30.00 plus bank fees will be assessed for any returned checks; such checks must be claimed with cash before the vendor will be allowed to set up.
  • In addition to the rental amounts listed in the Vendor Agreement, each vendor must provide one or more raffle gifts with a total value of $30 or more by no later than 10 a.m. on the Saturday of the show.

BOOTH SETUP & SHOW HOURS

  • You can set up your booth on Friday between noon and 5 PMThere will be no vendor setup available on Saturday.
  • All vendors are required to remain in the show hall, and open for business, during the advertised show hours (see box at left).
  • All vendors must confine themselves to the space assigned, unless given specific permission by the Show Manager to relocate or expand. All expansions and most relocation will be subject to additional fees. No relocations, load-in/load-out, or storage of items will be permitted during advertised show hours.

BUSINESS LICENSES

The Washington State Department of Revenue requires that all vendors be registered with the state. This license must be displayed in the vendor booth for both days of the show. If you need a Washington State tax registration, please call (800) 647-7706. You may want to go to the WA website to look for forms for WA State tax identification numbers at the following URL: http://bls.dor.wa.gov/file.aspx.

SALES TAX

Regardless of your type of business license, you are reminded that you must collect Washington State Sales Tax on any items sold at our event. The City of Ferndale sales tax rate is 8.7%.)

SECURITY, INSURANCE & LIABILITY

Vendors must be self-insured against breakage, lost or stolen items. The show hall will be secured after show hours.

The Vendor agrees to indemnify and hold the Club, the State of Washington, the City of Ferndale, The Ferndale Events Center, Whatcom County and their respective members, agents, officers, servants and employees harmless from and against any claims relating directly or indirectly to the use by Vendor of the space allocated to Vendor; including, and without limitation, actions of the Vendor in setting up and tearing down Vendor's booth space and/or loss due to theft or breakage.

THE FINE PRINT

The Evergreen Cat Fanciers will provide vendor booth space and chairs. Tables are available (if applicable), on a space-available basis and as paid for in advance. The Club does not assume any other obligations, responsibilities, or liabilities. The Club reserves the right to refuse booth space to, or to eject, any vendor whose behavior has caused problems with exhibitors, spectators, or show management. Vendor space fees are non-refundable. The undersigned Vendor agrees to abide by all terms and requirements listed in the Vendor Packet as well as all terms set forth on this page. Vendor must provide all equipment, labor and fixtures beyond that stated in this agreement.  All fees must be paid before vendor will be allowed to set up.  In addition to paying any rental fees listed above, vendor agrees to provide the Club with one or more raffle prizes with a total value of $30 or more by no later than 10:00AM on Saturday. Additionally, the Vendor agrees to indemnify and hold the Club, the State of Washington, the City of Ferndale, The Ferndale Events Center, Whatcom County and their respective members, agents, officers, servants and employees harmless from and against any claims relating directly or indirectly to the use by Vendor of the space allocated to Vendor; including, and without limitation, actions of the Vendor in setting up and tearing down Vendor's booth space and/or loss due to theft or breakage.
 
VENDORS GET FREE ADS
A free business-card ad is provided to every vendor who participates in our show!

Be sure to email or snail-mail your business-card ad copy
 to the Vendor Coordinator
no later than February 5, 2018.

Please send your ad in electronic picture format
(JPG, PNG, GIF); please, no .DOC, .PUB, or .PDF files.


CLOSING DATES
FOR VENDOR RESERVATIONS
To reserve a vendor space, your online or printed Vendor Agreement and your payment must reach us no later than 10 PM on
Monday, February 5, 2018.

To receive the Early Bird discount, your Vendor Agreement and your payment must reach us no later than
January 5, 2018.