Booth acceptance is based on, but not limited to the following: previous history with us, our desire to offer an assortment of booths and completion of all required documentation. Ashley for the Arts reserves the right to deny an applicant for any reason. Ashley for the Arts reserves the right to cancel any contract upon receipt of notice from any fair, festival or other event that the exhibitor has been suspended, expelled from or otherwise penalized for violation of contract terms or rules of venue. Returning vendors are given a priority but are not guaranteed a spot or the same location as previous years if accepted. Must have a physical U.S. address to apply.
All work must be of original concept by the vendor. Vendors or direct sellers selling mass produced, commercial or imported products, copies, kits, molded or prefabricated work will not be accepted. Any items that are deemed inappropriate will not be accepted including knives, weapons, drug paraphernalia, etc. Food items are not allowed to be sold (a few exceptions permitted by Wisconsin Act 101, commonly referred to as the Pickle Bill are allowed).
Once your application is submitted, please allow up to two weeks for review to receive your acceptance/declining email. Email will be the primary mode of communication. If your email address changes, it is your responsibility to notify us. Special requests (such as booth placement) are not guaranteed, but are considered in accordance with the date the application was received.