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Friday November 17, 2023
5:00 - 9:00 pm

QUEER MAKER'S MARKET

The goal of the QMM is to highlight the creativity of Queer makers in our community, bring humans together to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit, and support local businesses during trying economic times.

 

Inner Child Studio is a non-profit organization and all of your booth rental fees are direct donations to our organization.

In addition to vendors there will be 

Entertainment and food

But wait!? What the heck do you mean by "Queer"?

It means weird, different, radical, feminist, alternative, sex-positive, wacky, anarchist....

If you identify as Queer then you are Queer. We aren't gatekeepers.

What you get with your booth:

  • Access to power

  • Free wi-fi

  • Free snack and lounge

  • Folding Chairs

  • Tables included in some booth packages

  • Promotion and marketing

What you must bring:

  • Tables and Displays for some booths;

  • Table cloths

  • Your merchant transaction processing equipment

  • cash for making change

  • promotional materials (business cards, flyers, giveaways)

Shoppers who RSVP receive a free gift

Do you have a small token you can give away? Stickers, pins, coupons, pens, etc?
Vendors contributing to gifts are printed on our special promotion inside each free bag guests 
receive.

Information:

Inner Child Studio

715 W ORCHARD DR

SUITE #2

BELLINGHAM, WA 98225

  • You must sell physical items that the customer can take home

  • You are responsible for collecting and paying any relevant sales taxes, collecting payments, and providing change for cash payments.

  • You may not discriminate against any person based on gender identity, sex, sexual preferences, race, ethnicity, national origin, language, physical or mental abilities, socioeconomic status, or citizenship status.

  • Content must not promote, suggest, or imply violence or hate towards any individual person or group of people, 

  • Cannabis industry related and sex-positive content is welcome.

Sharing: You can share your booth with another vendor as long as they comply with our policies on appropriate products.

 

Transfers: You can transfer your booth to another vendor as long as they comply with our policies on appropriate products and you ask for approval before hand so we can make sure our paperwork is right.

Cancellations and Refunds

  • If for any reason the Market must be cancelled by Inner Child Studio, you will receive a refund on your rental fees.

  • You will receive a refund if you cancel your booth 72 hours BEFORE the beginning of your booked slot.  

  • If you have to cancel your booth within 72 hours before your booking, you may receive a refund if you can find a new vendor to take your place.

Pledging a Donation

  • If you pledge to donate a portion of your sales to Inner Child Studio; you will receive additional promotion and highlights online and on social media. Your donation is tax deductible

Contributing to the Swag Bag

  • If you pledge to donate at least 10 pieces of a small gift, you will be featured on our special promotions and in the info packet in the swag bag

ARE YOU READY!?

VOLUNTEERS

SPONSORS NEEDED

The 1st Queer Maker's Market was on November 11, 2022. Twenty vendors and food stall brought in over 70 visitors to our small indoor holiday version. Summer Market in June saw 140 shoppers! We anticipate growth again!

Printing Sponsor:

  • Help offset costs of printing signs, flyers, and T-shirts

Food Sponsor: 

  • Sell food at event, or donate food for volunteers to sell

Corporate/Business Sponsor: 

  • $500 pays for our expenses

  • Promoted as presenting sponsor; logo on all promotion and T-Shirts

  • Social media posts and traffic direction

  • Free info table + opportunity to put marketing into swag bags

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