December 2014 // Food Vendor Application

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We are on the hunt for the most scrumptious food, treats and beverages imaginable for our December 2014 Market Collectives. We are looking for food vendors that sell fresh produce, delicious prepared food, warm food and beverages. We have the same expectations for food vendors as we do for artists – locally prepared, high quality and beautifully presented food.

Important Information for Food Vendors:

- Prepared food products are permitted at the Market Collective. These items can be prepared off-site and sold at the MC, or prepared off-site and heated on site to serve. There is no cooking allowed at the Market Collective (with the exception being Food Trucks)- Access to water is provided
- Access to electricity is provided
- Access to Kitchen facility it provided upon request
- Each food vendor must complete an Alberta Health Services form upon acceptance to the Market Collective, and must comply with all AHS rules. If you are a first time applicant, we will be happy to help you and walk you through the process.
- Each food vendor must comply with our environmental expectations, and must observe the rules laid out by Green Event Services for our events.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING, PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL WITH YOUR ANSWERS TO THE QUESTIONS BELOW. If available, please include  AND INCLUDE 5-7 IMAGES OF the food/beverages that you would like to sell.  (Please send these as attachments to the email).
EMAIL: info@marketcollective.ca
SUBJECT LINE: December 2014 Food Vendor  ***please also include the weekend(s) you are applying for in the subject line: DEC 5-7, DEC 12-14 and/or DEC 19-21***

♥ COMPANY NAME:
♥ CONTACT NAME:
♥ TELEPHONE:
♥ ADDRESS:
♥ E-MAIL:
♥ WEBSITE/BLOG:
♥ PLEASE GIVE A BRIEF DESCRIPTION of the food/beverages that you would like to sell:
♥ PLEASE GIVE APPROXIMATE PRICING OF YOUR food/beverages:
♥ WHAT METHODS DO YOU USE TO LET PEOPLE KNOW THAT YOU WILL BE ATTENDING THE MC?
♥ DATE(S) YOU ARE APPLYING FOR:
♥ TABLE OR BOOTH SIZE YOU ARE APPLYING FOR:
♥ DO YOU REQUIRE POWER?
♥ DO YOU Require us of the kitchen? (kitchen use is an additional $25)
♥ DO YOU REQUIRE ADDITIONAL TABLES or CHAIRS? (additional tables are $10/each, chairs are complimentary)
♥ DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER SPECIAL REQUESTS?

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: OCTOBER 10, 2014
FINAL NOTIFICATIONS: OCTOBER 17, 2014.

♥♥ THANK YOU FOR APPLYING! ♥♥

 

INFORMATION

DATES:

DECEMBER 5 – 7

DECEMBER 12 – 14

DECEMBER 19 – 21

HOURS OF OPERATION:

FRIDAY: 4:00PM-9:00PM
SATURDAY: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
SUNDAY: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

ARTIST FEE:

EACH SPACE INCLUDES:
- ONE TABLE AND TWO CHAIRS
- 3 DAYS OF THE EVENT (FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY)

6′ X 3′ TABLE – $300 PLUS GST
10′ X 6′ BOOTH – $400 PLUS GST
10′ X 10′ BOOTH – $500 PLUS GST

SPECIAL NOTES

♥ Food Vendors ARE WELCOME TO SHARE THEIR SPACE WITH ANOTHER ARTIST (BOTH NEED TO APPLY).
♥ THE Vendor FEE SHOULD BE PAID WITHIN A WEEK OF ARTIST ACCEPTANCE. (PLEASE READ BELOW FOR PAYMENT OPTIONS)
♥ IF YOU HAVE ANY SPECIFIC REQUESTS, PLEASE LET US KNOW AND WE WILL TRY OUR BEST TO ACCOMMODATE YOU.

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

YOU CAN PAY FOR YOUR TABLE OR BOOTH IN FOUR WAYS:

1) EMAIL TRANSFER

2) CHEQUE

3) CREDIT CARD (VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER, AMEX)

4) PAYPAL

RULES AND FAQ:

WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF OPERATION? WHAT TIME IS SET-UP?

HOURS OF OPERATION:

FRIDAY: 4:00PM – 9:00PM
SATURDAY: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
SUNDAY: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

SET UP:

FRIDAY: 12:00PM – 3:30PM
SATURDAY : 9:00AM – 9:45AM
SUNDAY : 9:00AM – 9:45AM

WE ASK THAT Food Vendors SET UP BETWEEN 12:00PM-3:30PM ON THE FRIDAY OF THE EVENT DATE. DOORS OPEN ON FRIDAY AT 4:00PM, AND AT THAT POINT EVERY SPACE SHOULD BE COMPLETELY READY. REMEMBER THAT THERE ARE GOING TO BE MANY OTHER ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS SETTING UP, SO IT’S NECESSARY TO ARRIVE ON TIME.

LEAVING EARLY:

WE HAVE A POLICY THAT ARTISTS SHOULD NOT LEAVE BEFORE THE END OF THE EVENT.  IF THERE IS A PRESSING CONCERN, OR EMERGENCY, PLEASE INFORM US AT THE EVENT BEFORE PACKING UP.  IF THERE IS NO VALID REASON, THIS WILL AFFECT YOUR INVOLVEMENT WITH THE MC IN THE FUTURE.

WHERE IS THE VENUE LOCATED?

THE EVENT IS LOCATED AT THE CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE 197 1st STREET SW

SHOULD I BRING ANYTHING ELSE FOR MY TABLE?

YES! WE ENCOURAGE ALL Food Vendors TO BRING ANYTHING YOU WANT TO DECORATE YOUR SPACE, TABLE CLOTHS, SHELVES, ANYTHING!

WHAT TIME DOES THE MARKET COLLECTIVE END?

THE MARKET COLLECTIVE RUNS UNTIL 6PM ON SUNDAY, AT WHICH TIME WE WILL START TAKE DOWN.

WHAT FORM OF PAYMENT IS THERE AT THE MARKET COLLECTIVE?

BECAUSE ARTISTS KEEP 100% OF THEIR COMMISSION, ARTISTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN PAYMENTS.  PLEASE BRING ANY SYSTEMS THAT YOU USE AND YOUR OWN FLOAT! THERE WILL BE AN ATM AVAILABLE ON-SITE FOR PEOPLE TO WITHDRAW MONEY.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN USING SQUARE, PLEASE VISIT OUR MC SQUARE BLOG POST AND RESERVE YOUR SQUARE THROUGH US.

WHAT IF I NEED TO CANCEL MY TABLE?

TO OBTAIN A FULL REFUND, ARTIST MUST CANCEL NO LATER THAN 3 WEEKS BEFORE THE EVENT DATE.

HOW DO WE KNOW WHAT TABLE IS OURS?

WE WILL HAVE A FLOORPLAN SET UP, AND COPIES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE SPACE. FIND YOUR NAME, AND YOU WILL FIND YOUR CORRESPONDING NUMBER.  EVERY TABLE IS NUMBERED, AND THERE’S ALSO A FLOOR PLAN THAT SHOWS THE TABLES AND THEIR NUMBERS.

IS MY Equipment SAFE TO LEAVE OVERNIGHT?

YES, THE BUILDING IS A SECURE AND SAFE SPACE TO CONFIDENTLY LEAVE YOUR WORK OVERNIGHT. HOWEVER, PLEASE NOTE THAT MARKET COLLECTIVE IS NOT LIABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS.

THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT WITH THE MARKET COLLECTIVE!

Dote Magazine

Dote Magazine is a new publication that has just launched in YYC. We sat down with co-founder Kate Klassen to chat with her about her plans for Dote. Kate is a long time friend of the MC, and has sold her work at the MC over the years. With this new chapter starting in her creative life, we are excited to have her back at the MC with a fresh new vision, direction and creative outlet.

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We are so happy that Dote Magazine launched their magazine at our 6-Year Anniversary. Tell us a little bit about Dote and how it got started?

First of all, congratulations! We were so excited to be included in the 6th anniversary of Market Collective. Creating a magazine was always what I wanted to do. Gathering interesting stories of the people in my community as well as the people who could document them was an idea that I was always drawn to and a couple of years ago, while selling my art as a Market Collective vendor, I started to realize that this was the time. Seeing how our city is turning towards local and handmade goods was really inspiring, so I ran with it!

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You have an amazing roster of contributors and columnists putting working together on making Dote a reality. How did you develop this community of movers and shakers?

Putting together our list of contributors was very organic. I met a lot of wonderful creative people during my time as a Market Collective vendor and honestly, about 90% of issue 1 is made up of contributors that I met at or through Market Collective- so thank you!!

Working together as a creative team can sometimes be quirky, crazy and an all-around trip! What is it like with working with such a creative force, and what does a typical day look like?

Working with all of these creative people has been incredible. I had a vision for what the final magazine would be, I pitched it to all of our writers and photographers and they took the stories and ran with them- it was seriously amazing to witness!

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Dote Magazine focuses on many different elements of lifestyle, culture, and the arts. Can you tell us a little bit about the different subjects of Dote and why they were chosen?

Our sections are entertaining, business, home, family, food, wellness, and arts & culture. We will also be including DIYs, recipies, and a book club that you can participate in. When choosing our sections we wanted to touch on many different aspects of the lives of Calgarian’s and be open to all sorts of topics and ideas- I would never want to limit where we can go!

Dote Magazine is quickly picking up momentum and we at the MC believe it’s going to be a huge success in Calgary culture. What are some goals for the next year of development?

Thank you for your belief in us! We have big dreams for Dote and this city, but first we have to get issue 2 going! We hope to be quarterly by 2016, so that’s big. We have some community initiatives that we are looking forward to launching and hope that Dote Magazine will add to the cultural development of Calgary!

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If people want to check out Dote Magazine, what is the best way to stay connected?

We have a few ways to stay up to date with what’s going on at Dote Magazine. We have launched our website with all of our stories as well as lots of additional content at dotemagazine.com. You can follow us on Instagram and twitter at @dotemagazine for a peek at what we’re up to behind-the-scenes, and sign up on our mailing list for emails and newsletters.

 

MC at CIRCLE THE WAGONS THIS SATURDAY!

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COME JOIN US THIS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 FROM 11-5PM AS WE SHOWCASE THE FIRST EVER MARKET COLLECTIVE VINTAGE SALE AND FLEA MARKET! THIS IS A PART OF A LARGER FESTIVAL, CIRCLE THE WAGONS, AND FEATURES BASSBUS, YYC FOOD TRUCKS, VILLAGE BREWERY AND MORE! THE WHOLE EVENT RUNS FROM 11-10PM AND TICKETS ARE $25 AT THE DOOR!
CHECK OUT SOME OF YOUR FAVOURITE MC ARTISTS, SELLING THEIR WORK AT SALE PRICE, AS WELL AS PARTING WITH SOME OF THEIR BELOVED HOUSEHOLD ITEMS AND VINTAGE! IT’S GOING TO BE A BUSY ONE!

MC HOLIDAY MARKETS APPLICATION!

 

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IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING, PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL WITH YOUR ANSWERS TO THE QUESTIONS BELOW AND INCLUDE 5-7 IMAGES OF YOUR WORK (Please send these as attachments to the email).
EMAIL: ARTIST@MARKETCOLLECTIVE.CA
SUBJECT LINE: MC HOLIDAY MARKETS  ***please also include the weekend(s) you are applying for in the subject line: DEC 5-7, DEC 12-14 or DEC 19-21***

FOR TIPS ON APPLYING PLEASE VISIT: A GUIDE TO APPLYING TO THE MC3 TIPS FOR TAKING A GOOD PRODUCT PHOTO3 MORE TIPS FOR TAKING A GOOD PRODUCT PHOTO

♥ COMPANY NAME:
♥ CONTACT NAME:
♥ TELEPHONE:
♥ ADDRESS:
♥ E-MAIL:
♥ WEBSITE/BLOG:
♥ PLEASE GIVE A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF YOUR WORK AND HOW IT IS LOCAL:
♥ PLEASE GIVE APPROXIMATE PRICING OF YOUR PIECES:
♥ WHAT METHODS DO YOU USE TO LET PEOPLE KNOW THAT YOU WILL BE ATTENDING THE MC?
♥ DATE(S) YOU ARE APPLYING FOR:
♥ TABLE OR BOOTH SIZE YOU ARE APPLYING FOR:
♥ Are you applying for the ACAD Artist Sponsorship?
♥ Are you applying for the Debut MC sponsored table?
♥ If yes to the above question, do you want your application to be considered even if you are not selected for the Debut Table?
♥ Are you a registered non-profit? (All non-profit organizations will receive a 15% discount)
♥ DO YOU REQUIRE POWER? (power is an additional $25)
♥ DO YOU REQUIRE ADDITIONAL TABLES or CHAIRS? (additional tables are $10/each, chairs are complimentary)
♥ DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER SPECIAL REQUESTS?

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: OCTOBER 10, 2014
FINAL NOTIFICATIONS: OCTOBER 17, 2014.

♥♥ THANK YOU FOR APPLYING! ♥♥

INFORMATION

DATES:

DECEMBER 5 – 7

DECEMBER 12 – 14

DECEMBER 19 – 21

HOURS OF OPERATION:

FRIDAY: 4:00PM-9:00PM
SATURDAY: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
SUNDAY: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

ARTIST FEE:

EACH ARTIST SPACE INCLUDES:
- ONE TABLE AND TWO CHAIRS
- 3 DAYS OF THE EVENT (FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY)

6′ X 3′ TABLE – $300 PLUS GST
10′ X 6′ BOOTH – $400 PLUS GST (*NOTE: THIS IS THE OPTION FOR ARTISTS WHO WANT A TABLE WITH ROOM FOR RACKS)
10′ X 10′ BOOTH – $500 PLUS GST
10′ X 15′ CORNER BOOTH – $700 PLUS GST

6′ X 3′ ACAD Sponsored TABLE (For first time applicants that are ACAD students or ACAD alumni // 15% discount // Limited space) – $255 PLUS GST
6′ X 3′ Debut MC Sponsored Table (For first time applicants // One artist chosen per market) – Free! (A $50 deposit fee required)

SPECIAL NOTES

♥ ARTISTS ARE WELCOME TO SHARE THEIR SPACE WITH ANOTHER ARTIST (BOTH NEED TO APPLY).
♥ THE ARTIST FEE SHOULD BE PAID WITHIN A WEEK OF ARTIST ACCEPTANCE. (PLEASE READ BELOW FOR PAYMENT OPTIONS)
♥ IF YOU HAVE ANY SPECIFIC REQUESTS, PLEASE LET US KNOW AND WE WILL TRY OUR BEST TO ACCOMMODATE YOU.

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

YOU CAN PAY FOR YOUR TABLE OR BOOTH IN FOUR WAYS:

1) EMAIL TRANSFER

2) CHEQUE

3) CREDIT CARD (VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER, AMEX)

4) PAYPAL

RULES AND FAQ:

WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF OPERATION? WHAT TIME IS SET-UP?

HOURS OF OPERATION:

FRIDAY: 4:00PM – 9:00PM
SATURDAY: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
SUNDAY: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

SET UP:

FRIDAY: 12:00PM – 3:30PM
SATURDAY : 9:00AM – 9:45AM
SUNDAY : 9:00AM – 9:45AM

WE ASK THAT ARTISTS SET UP BETWEEN 12:00PM-3:30PM ON THE FRIDAY OF THE EVENT DATE. DOORS OPEN ON FRIDAY AT 4:00PM, AND AT THAT POINT EVERY SPACE SHOULD BE COMPLETELY READY. REMEMBER THAT THERE ARE GOING TO BE MANY OTHER ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS SETTING UP, SO IT’S NECESSARY TO ARRIVE ON TIME.

LEAVING EARLY:

WE HAVE A POLICY THAT ARTISTS SHOULD NOT LEAVE BEFORE THE END OF THE EVENT.  IF THERE IS A PRESSING CONCERN, OR EMERGENCY, PLEASE INFORM US AT THE EVENT BEFORE PACKING UP.  IF THERE IS NO VALID REASON, THIS WILL AFFECT YOUR INVOLVEMENT WITH THE MC IN THE FUTURE.

WHERE IS THE VENUE LOCATED?

THE EVENT IS LOCATED AT THE CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE 197 1st STREET SW

SHOULD I BRING ANYTHING ELSE FOR MY TABLE?

YES! WE ENCOURAGE ALL ARTISTS TO BRING ANYTHING YOU WANT TO DECORATE YOUR SPACE, TABLE CLOTHS, SHELVES, ANYTHING!

WHAT TIME DOES THE MARKET COLLECTIVE END?

THE MARKET COLLECTIVE RUNS UNTIL 6PM ON SUNDAY, AT WHICH TIME WE WILL START TAKE DOWN.

WHAT FORM OF PAYMENT IS THERE AT THE MARKET COLLECTIVE?

BECAUSE ARTISTS KEEP 100% OF THEIR COMMISSION, ARTISTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN PAYMENTS.  PLEASE BRING ANY SYSTEMS THAT YOU USE AND YOUR OWN FLOAT! THERE WILL BE AN ATM AVAILABLE ON-SITE FOR PEOPLE TO WITHDRAW MONEY.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN USING SQUARE, PLEASE VISIT OUR MC SQUARE BLOG POST AND RESERVE YOUR SQUARE THROUGH US.

WHAT IF I NEED TO CANCEL MY TABLE?

TO OBTAIN A FULL REFUND, ARTIST MUST CANCEL NO LATER THAN 3 WEEKS BEFORE THE EVENT DATE.

HOW DO WE KNOW WHAT TABLE IS OURS?

WE WILL HAVE A FLOORPLAN SET UP, AND COPIES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE SPACE. FIND YOUR NAME, AND YOU WILL FIND YOUR CORRESPONDING NUMBER.  EVERY TABLE IS NUMBERED, AND THERE’S ALSO A FLOOR PLAN THAT SHOWS THE TABLES AND THEIR NUMBERS.

IS MY WORK SAFE TO LEAVE OVERNIGHT?

YES, THE BUILDING IS A SECURE AND SAFE SPACE TO CONFIDENTLY LEAVE YOUR WORK OVERNIGHT. HOWEVER, PLEASE NOTE THAT MARKET COLLECTIVE IS NOT LIABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS.

THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT WITH THE MARKET COLLECTIVE!

ARTIST HIGHLIGHT // RAD PACKS

RAD packs! This brother duo uses recycled denim to make their amazing line of bags. Recycled, local, socially-conscious and literally rad, these guys are a welcome addition to any of our events. We love them at the MC and are so excited to have them be a part of our upcoming 6-Year Anniversary!  Check out the interview we did with them, and come and meet them in person in a couple of weeks!

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Tell us a bit about RAD Packs and how it got started?

RAD is an acronym for Recycled All Denim. We (Rob & Jay) manufacture backpacks & accessories in our garage, from recycled pairs of jeans found in local thrift stores. RAD packs started 2 years ago when I had the urge to try my hand at sewing a backpack. Denim was a no brainer because it’s durable, functional, and fit with Calgary’s western roots. It’s satisfying repurposing a pair of pants to live on as a backpack, instead of ending up in a landfill somewhere.

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You guys stress that you use all the components of the denim, and nothing goes to waste. Why is this important to you, and how is this mentality reflected in other areas of your life?

We try to use as much as we possibly can. All the pockets on the jeans become pockets on the packs. We save the leftover denim from our backpacks for our caps and fanny packs. We’re still looking into recycling the leftover scraps after all that is said and done.

Our parents taught us to be environmentally conscious and to reuse and recycle when we were young, so those became our values. We spend our lives outside, and have a huge respect for nature and how fragile our planet is. By making our packs locally out of a product that already exists, and would otherwise go to waste, we’re minimising our environmental impact. There’s so much garbage made in Asia in this day and age, it’s way more personal when you buy from someone who’s making a quality product in North America, with their own hands. RAD reflects the same values that we live by.

It’s always nice to see family working together on a project…what’s it like working as a team of brothers?

It’s the best. We pretty much do everything together (laughs), so working together under the same name came pretty naturally to us. We each have our own strengths, so it really streamlines running RAD together. For us it’s an outlet for our creative energy.

GirlsPack_Detail1You’re both new to the MC, and joined us for the first time less than a year ago. What inspired you to apply, and what insight can you give to new companies and artists beginning to sell their work?

Around this time last year we were looking to expand our market, and while our webstore was working for global orders, we wanted an avenue to share our packs with the community in Calgary. We are strong believers in supporting the local scene, and being able to deal with local artists & craftspeople, rather than purchasing some single serving product from afar that has no love put into it. The MC really provided an outlet for us to become a part of the Calgary community from the business side of things. With some extra stock on hand, we applied, and were gratefully accepted. It was a wonderful experience, and we would recommend it to any other local business beginning to sell their products. Hard work pays off. If you have your own idea, stick with it, and do it to your full potential.

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Day in the life…what does that look like for you? When you’re not making packs, what do you like to do?

Wake up at 7am, eat a nutritious and delicious breakfast along with a tasty cup of joe. Then we head out to the workshop garage, and start sewing till about 5 in the evening with a quick lunch break in the mix and usually a bicycle ride to the post office. We spend a couple days a month “denim hunting” at the thrift stores around the city, and running around to pick up materials. We reserve our evenings and weekends for outdoor activities. In the summer we love going hiking, cliff jumping, swimming, skateboarding, canoeing, climbing, camping, basically anything active outside does the trick. During the winter months we shut down the workshop and go skiing everyday!

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You’re going to be celebrating with us at the upcoming 6-Year Anniversary…what can people expect to see at your pop-up space?

We’ve been super busy in the workshop these past few weeks getting prepared for the 6-Year Anniversary, and we’re really excited with what we have to offer! We’ll be bringing an assortment of backpacks ranging in size and colour, from our classic “15 Pack” rucksack with waxed canvas bottoms and leather strapping, to our new smaller acid wash girls pack. We’ll have all you need for heading back to school. We’ll also have an assortment of denim 5 panel caps and fanny packs up for sale!

SS14PackFamilyHow can everyone contact you or see more of what you guys do?

Follow us on Instagram: @radpacks. You can buy our packs in our online store: www.radpacks.ca . Or feel free to fire us an email if you want to talk about a custom backpack or have any questions: radpacks@hotmail.com.

 

Bike Scavenger Hunt // September 6

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Welcome to our 3rd Annual Bike Scavenger Hunt!

The Scavenger Hunt starts at 12 pm sharp on Saturday, September 6th, on the East Village RiverWalk. We ask that every team bring a digital camera/camera phone.
*Minimum 2 people, Maximum 4 people*

GRAND PRIZE
$500 in Market Collective GCs courtesy of car2go
4 growlers + 4 beer glasses from Village Brewery
Backpack, bike side carrier bags, bar tape + stickers from Bike Bike
4 general admission passes to Calgary International Film Festival
$40 GCs to Sidewalk Citizen Bakery
1 free animation class from Quickdraw Animation
4 free MC admissions and 4 free photo booth prints

2nd PRIZE
$100 in Market Collective GCs courtesy of car2go
$20 GCs to Sidewalk Citizen Bakery
2 general admission passes to Beakerhead and Beakerhead bandanas
4 general admission passes to Calgary International Film Festival
4 free MC admissions and 4 free photo booth prints

3rd PRIZE
T-shirts and “Friends of Bike Calgary” cards from Bike Calgary
$20 GCs to Sidewalk Citizen Bakery
2 general admission passes to Calgary International Film Festival
Beakerhead bandanas
4 free MC admissions and 4 free photo booth prints

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If you would like to register your team, please email the following information to: media@marketcollective.ca

♥ Team Name:
♥ CONTACT NAME:
♥ Number of people on your team:
♥ TELEPHONE:
♥ E-MAIL:

The cost for each team to register is $40. You can pay in 3 ways:
(Upon registration, we will
1. Email Transfer
2. PayPal
3. Cheque

Deadline for Registration: September 2nd

MC STAGE | FOLK FEST | INSIDE EAU CLAIRE

Folk Fest Music 2014

 

YOGA AT THE MC FOR FOLK FEST!

Join us Sunday morning from 11am – 12pm for a $2 donation karma class!

Located at Eau Claire with the Market Collective X Calgary Folk Fest collaboration, join yoga Instructor Randelle from Blacksmith Yoga.  A perfect way to ease into the day!

Where : Market Collective at Eau Claire

When : Sunday 11am – 12pm

a $2 donation get you entered into a draw for a $50 MC Gift Certificate!

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PHOTO CREDIT: ASHLEY VINCENT

 

May 2014 Photobooth by Julia and Emily

Look at all of these beauties! Photobooth designed by Julia Gummo & Emily Beaudoin, and all photos taken by Elyse Bouvier!

Enjoy!

 

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DOWNLOAD PHOTOS HERE!

May 30-June 1, 2014 Photo Booth

Back Drop Creation by: Julia Gummo & Emily Beaudoin

Photos by: Elyse Bouvier

MARKET COLLECTIVE 6 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

We are so happy to announce that we will be celebrating our 6-Year Anniversary this September in East Village! Held in an amazing 11,000 square ft. tent, we are celebrating in true MC style! Food Trucks, DJs, live music, and your favourite local artists, artisans, designers, and musicians!

September 5 – 7
East Village RiverWalk
618 Confluence Way SE

Friday : 4pm – 9pm
Saturday : 10am – 6pm
Sunday : 10am – 6pm

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APPLICATION

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING, PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL WITH YOUR ANSWERS TO THE QUESTIONS BELOW AND INCLUDE 5-7 IMAGES OF YOUR WORK.
EMAIL: ARTIST@MARKETCOLLECTIVE.CA
SUBJECT LINE: MC 6-YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

FOR TIPS ON APPLYING PLEASE VISIT: A GUIDE TO APPLYING TO THE MC3 TIPS FOR TAKING A GOOD PRODUCT PHOTO, 3 MORE TIPS FOR TAKING A GOOD PRODUCT PHOTO

♥ COMPANY NAME:
♥ CONTACT NAME:
♥ TELEPHONE:
♥ E-MAIL:
♥ WEBSITE/BLOG:
♥ PLEASE GIVE A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF YOUR WORK AND HOW IT IS LOCAL:
♥ PLEASE GIVE APPROXIMATE PRICING OF YOUR PIECES:
♥ WHAT METHODS DO YOU USE TO LET PEOPLE KNOW THAT YOU WILL BE ATTENDING THE MC?
♥ WHAT TABLE/BOOTH OPTION DO YOU PREFER? DETAILS AND PRICING BELOW.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: AUGUST 1st, 2014
FINAL NOTIFICATIONS: AUGUST 4th, 2014.

♥♥ THANK YOU FOR APPLYING! ♥♥

INFORMATION

DATES:

SEPTEMBER 5 – 7

HOURS OF OPERATION:

FRIDAY: 4:00PM-9:00PM
SATURDAY: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
SUNDAY: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

ARTIST FEE:

6′ X 3′ TABLE – $200 PLUS GST
10′ X 6′ BOOTH – $300 PLUS GST (*NOTE: THIS IS THE PERFECT OPTION FOR ARTISTS WHO NEED ROOM FOR RACKS)
10′ X 10′ BOOTH – $400 PLUS GST
10′ X 15′ CORNER BOOTH – $550 PLUS GST

ARTISTS ARE WELCOME TO SHARE THEIR SPACE WITH ANOTHER ARTIST (BOTH NEED TO APPLY).

THE FEE INCLUDES:
- ONE TABLE AND TWO CHAIRS
- 3 DAYS OF THE EVENT (FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY)
- THE ARTIST FEE SHOULD BE PAID WITHIN A WEEK OF ARTIST ACCEPTANCE. (PLEASE READ BELOW FOR PAYMENT OPTIONS)
- IF YOU HAVE ANY SPECIFIC REQUESTS, PLEASE LET US KNOW AND WE WILL TRY OUR BEST TO ACCOMMODATE YOU.

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

YOU CAN PAY FOR YOUR TABLE OR BOOTH IN FOUR WAYS:

1) EMAIL TRANSFER

2) CHEQUE

3) CREDIT CARD (VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER, AMEX)

4) PAYPAL

RULES AND FAQ:

WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF OPERATION? WHAT TIME IS SET-UP?

HOURS OF OPERATION:
FRIDAY: 4:00PM-9:00PM
SATURDAY: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
SUNDAY: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

SET UP:
FRIDAY: 12:00PM – 3:30PM
SATURDAY : 9:00AM – 9:45AM
SUNDAY : 9:00AM – 9:45AM

WE ASK THAT ARTISTS SET UP BETWEEN 1:00PM-3:30PM ON THE FRIDAY OF THE EVENT DATE. DOORS OPEN ON FRIDAY AT 4:00PM, AND AT THAT POINT EVERY SPACE SHOULD BE COMPLETELY READY. REMEMBER THAT THERE ARE GOING TO BE MANY OTHER ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS SETTING UP, SO IT’S NECESSARY TO ARRIVE ON TIME.

LEAVING EARLY:

WE HAVE A POLICY THAT ARTISTS SHOULD NOT LEAVE BEFORE THE END OF THE EVENT.  IF THERE IS A PRESSING CONCERN, OR EMERGENCY, PLEASE INFORM US AT THE EVENT BEFORE PACKING UP.  IF THERE IS NO VALID REASON, THIS WILL AFFECT YOUR INVOLVEMENT WITH THE MC IN THE FUTURE.

WHERE IS THE VENUE LOCATED?

THE EVENT IS LOCATED AT EAST VILLAGE, 618 CONFLUENCE WAY SE.

SHOULD I BRING ANYTHING ELSE FOR MY TABLE?

YES! WE ENCOURAGE ALL ARTISTS TO BRING ANYTHING YOU WANT TO DECORATE YOUR SPACE, TABLE CLOTHS, SHELVES, ANYTHING!

WHAT TIME DOES THE MARKET COLLECTIVE END?

THE MARKET COLLECTIVE RUNS UNTIL 6PM ON SUNDAY, AT WHICH TIME WE WILL START TAKE DOWN.

WHAT FORM OF PAYMENT IS THERE AT THE MARKET COLLECTIVE?

BECAUSE ARTISTS KEEP 100% OF THEIR COMMISSION, ARTISTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN PAYMENTS.  PLEASE BRING ANY SYSTEMS THAT YOU USE AND YOUR OWN FLOAT! THERE WILL BE AN ATM AVAILABLE ON-SITE FOR PEOPLE TO WITHDRAW MONEY.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN USING SQUARE, PLEASE VISIT OUR MC SQUARE BLOG POST AND RESERVE YOUR SQUARE THROUGH US.

WHAT IF I NEED TO CANCEL MY TABLE?

TO OBTAIN A FULL REFUND, ARTIST MUST CANCEL NO LATER THAN 3 WEEKS BEFORE THE EVENT DATE.

HOW DO WE KNOW WHAT TABLE IS OURS?

WE WILL HAVE A FLOORPLAN SET UP, AND COPIES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE SPACE. FIND YOUR NAME, AND YOU WILL FIND YOUR CORRESPONDING NUMBER.  EVERY TABLE IS NUMBERED, AND THERE’S ALSO A FLOOR PLAN THAT SHOWS THE TABLES AND THEIR NUMBERS.

IS MY WORK SAFE TO LEAVE OVERNIGHT?

YES, THE BUILDING IS A SECURE AND SAFE SPACE TO CONFIDENTLY LEAVE YOUR WORK OVERNIGHT. HOWEVER, PLEASE NOTE THAT MARKET COLLECTIVE IS NOT LIABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS.

THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT WITH THE MARKET COLLECTIVE!

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