GH Marketplace x yohomo

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Apply for the Queer makers market

Calling all LGBTQ2+ artists and makers!
The Gladstone Hotel and Yohomo are teaming up to present a special Pride Edition GH Marketplace event on Sunday June 9. Yohomo will be curating this event and inviting one of their favourite DJ’s to set the vibe for you in the ballroom while sell your crafty wares, queer fashions, art and lit. The Gladstone’s famous Melody Bar Drag Brunch and annual That’s So Gay! and 10x10 exhibitions converge to ensure that you will strut your stuff to a hotel full of queers!

// Date and location

The Market will take place on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 10am to 4pm in the North Ballroom on the main floor of the Gladstone.

Vendor Load in and Set up – 9am-10am
Vendor Strike and Load Out – 4pm-5pm

// Vendor Fee and perks

$100 + HST
Display space and 1 six foot folding table with chair per space
Promotional support, social media and targeted audience outreach in coordination with curator.

HOW TO APPLY

In order to apply for the market you will have to fill out the application form below (No fee to apply) and you will then be contacted if you are selected at which point you will be required to pay the $100+HST fee.

Please note if you do not have a website or social media for reference please provide 3-5 images of your product for consideration.

 

ABOUT GH MARKETPLACE

The GH Marketplace presents curated monthly shopping experiences highlighting local artists and entrepreneurs, artisanal producers, creative collectives and social enterprises. At the Gladstone, we believe buying local, seasonal and championing  and facilitating opportunities for artists, entrepreneurs and micro producers is necessary to support our local environment and our local economy. Our monthly marketplace is connected to our cultural programming strategy. And one of the ways that we strive to grow our community of creatives and innovators and connect them to each other and to our guests. Each GH Marketplace is themed and collaboratively created working with independent curators or in partnership with cultural and community groups.

Why Participate:

FOCUS
The GH Marketplace is focused on showcasing  independent and emerging artists, entrepreneurs and social enterprises. We like to shine a spotlight on innovators, movers and shakers.

INTIMATE
The unique setting of the hotel, and the size (usually 20 vendors), focus and mandate of our marketplace provides every participant with the opportunity to be prominently featured.

INCLUSIVE
The Gladstone Hotel is an inclusive venue that operates in an evolving anti-oppressive framework where everyone feels welcome and at home.

ACCESSIBLE
Participation costs for vendors are minimal compared to trade shows and more commercial events. Markets are free with no admission fee to the public.

EXPOSURE
We work hard to support vendors to draw audience and professional contacts via our networks and provide access to our social media followers.

SUPPORT
The Gladstone staff team supports market planning, marketing and promotions to make participating is easy and rewarding. And we engage individual curators, advocators and partners who provide expertise, connect their networks and infuse their creative energy make each market hum.

CONNECTION
When you participate in GH Marketplace events you become part of the Gladstone Hotel family. You will see your neighbours, your colleagues, and people you would like to meet - new clients, future collaborators.

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