NEACA's 2014
 Spring Craft Show

 

When: 

 

March 21-23, 2014
 
Where:   Von Braun Center South Hall
700 Monroe Street
Huntsville, Alabama
 
Hours:   Friday & Saturday, 9:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 noon till 5:00 p.m.
 
Show Chairman:   Annie Hannah
256-880-7987
 
Show Committee:   Shirley Petitti, 256-883-2199
Teri Bennett, 256-859-0511
Sigrid Burke, 256-650-5201
Ann Cochran, 256-539-9055
Jeanne Chandler, 256-883-4028
Mary Lou Faulkner, 256-882-0713
Priscilla Laney, 256-881-0696
Faye Whitt, 256-533-3283

 
Mail Application To:  

NEACA Fall Show
Attention:  Annie Hannah
2100 Mythewood Drive
Huntsville, AL 35803

 

Entry Deadline:   February 10, 2013


 

Show Information

  • All spaces in the Exhibit Hall are 10' x 12'.
  • Space fee is $225.00 per space.
  • Spaces will only be held until 7:00 p.m. Thursday unless the Chairman is notified.
  • Craftsmen will be notified of acceptance or rejection.

 

Benefiting

  • Local Charities & Thomas W. Davidson Senior Center

 

Set Up Times

  • March 20, Thursday, Prior to Show (8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)


Notes

  • Free Admission to the public
  • Over 150 Craftsmen
  • 25,000 Attendance Expected

 

General Information

  • There will be NO admission charge to the general public.
  • Craftsmen desiring adjoining spaces are required to mail individual applications together.
  • Applications must be complete. No hand carried or phone reservations accepted.
  • Applications must be mailed. 3 Photos plus SASE (4 1/8 x 9 1/2" or larger) must be submitted with applications. Applications processed without a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) will be charged $5.00.
  • Early application does not necessarily mean acceptance into the show.
  • NEACA prohibits the use of alcoholic beverages on their premises.
  • Craft categories will be limited to maintain a balance in the show.
  • Parking passes available only if prepaid with application.
  • No commission will be charged. State and local taxes will be collected.
  • There will be security on duty each night and the Exhibit Hall will be locked.
  • Concession stand in Exhibit Hall will be open during show hours (hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn and soft drinks). There are restaurants within walking distance of the Von Braun Center.
  • Checks for insufficient funds are just cause for removal from the show. A $30.00 handling fee will be charged on checks for insufficient funds.
  • There will be a $25.00 handling fee on all cancellations. There will be NO refunds on cancellations made within 30 days prior to the show.

 

Rules

  • Craftsmen must register with the show chairman before setting up. The chairman's tables are at the front center of the exhibit hall, and will be marked with a sign.
  • This is a juried show.
  • No "Sale" signs or "Mark-Down" tags will be permitted.
  • The craftsman must exhibit a finished craft. the selling of parts and supplies is prohibited.
  • Any exhibitor planning to offer food items for sale must submit copies of their business license and health department inspection with their application.
  • Craftsman must be present for the full duration of the show.
  • Each craftsman must furnish his own display equipment an accessories. The Center will have tables and chairs which may be rented. the cost of a six or eight foot table is $30.00 each and the cost for chairs is $2.25 each for three days.
  • Phone hook-ups for credit card use are $100.00 with application or $200.00 at set-up.
  • Electricity is available at the cost of $50.00 per booth (up to 30 amps) and $100.00 (over 30 amps) for the duration of the show. You must furnish your own electrical cords.  Electricity fees not prepaid will double at set-up.
  • Tables will be draped to the floor on all sides. backdrops and displayed items thereon shall not exceed a maximum of 8' high and must be finished front and back.
  • Each exhibitor will stay within the allotted space including provision for entrance and exit. This applies to overhanging exhibits as well.
  • When using stains, paints, etc. a protective covering must be placed on the floors, under and around work. No paint or other materials may be sprayed during the show.
  • All exhibits must be in place by 8:00 a.m. on the opening day of the show. Each day exhibitor will have booth uncovered and ready for business 30 minutes before opening.
  • If a member and non-member show together, the non-member rate will apply.
  • Unprofessional conduct and/or failure to comply with show rules are just cause for removal from the show.
  • Due to show safety considerations, children who are non-participating craftsmen are not allowed to attend shows with exhibitors. This does not apply to teenagers who come to help set-up or sell.
     

A PDF copy of the application can be downloaded here for printing.

 

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Print Out - Fill Out - Enclose Payment - Mail to:
Annie Hannah
2100 Mythewood Drive
Huntsville, AL 35803
(256) 880-7987


If you would prefer an application be mailed to you, please contact Fin Pendergast, finzin@earthlink.net

  • There is no extra benefit for early entries

  • NEACA would be happy to mail an application to you anytime after our mailing date for each annual show

  • Please send an email with your complete mailing address, and phone numbers.
     

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