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PORTER FLEA applications for our Summer 2014 market are now CLOSED!

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Porter Flea is a juried and curated craft fair presented by the Porter Flea team.

IMPORTANT INFO:

* Porter Flea Summer Market 2014

* Friday, June 6th 6-9pm (Preview Market) + Saturday, June 7th 10-5pm (Main Market)

*Located at Track 1, 1211 4th Ave South Nashville, TN 37210

* Applications open on March 3rd and close at midnight on March 31st.  Vendors will be announced on April 11th.

All applications will be reviewed be our jury team.  Applicants are judged first and foremost on the quality, creativity, originality, and branding of their wares.  Secondary consideration is given to maintaining an eclectic, complementary mix of vendors and artisans; the Porter Flea team is committed to curating a diverse and interesting market to draw the largest number of serious customers.

All items sold at the market must be original and made by hand by the individual artist. ***PLEASE NOTE: Vintage items will only be allowed as a complement to handmade items from the artist; we will no longer approve applications for vintage-only booths.*** Returning artists should have at least 25% new merchandise in order to keep our market at fresh as possible. Each artist or group of artists sharing a booth will be juried individually.  We will allow branded handmade art collectives and mobile entities to apply.  If you have a question about this please email hello@porterflea.com.

Requirements
The artist(s) must be in attendance for the entire duration of the market (Friday and Saturday). He/She is responsible for day security in his/her booth and agrees not to leave the booth unattended. He/She agrees to the use of his/her name and photos of his/her art in promotions for the market and to the use of any photos from the day of the fair for any further promotions for future fairs. All vendors are responsible for paying any applicable sales tax to the TN Department of Revenue for items sold at the market and shall in no way hold Porter Flea Inc. or its representatives responsible for tax collection, reporting, or compliance.

Application & Accommodations
There is a non-refundable $15 application fee which covers all administrative costs of processing the applications but does not guarantee acceptance into the fair. The artist is responsible for bringing any necessary display equipment and signage — no chairs or tables provided.

Booth Fees
We provide a variety of booth types and fees to accommodate a variety of Vendor needs.

Standard Booth includes a 8′X8′ floor space: $175 Vendor Fee
Standard Wall Booth includes a 8′X8′ floor/wall space: $200 Vendor Fee
Premium Booth includes a 8′X12′ floor space: $225 Vendor Fee
Premium Wall Booth includes a 8′X12′ floor/wall space: $250 Vendor Fee

Refunds
If you pay your full booth payment (application fee and vendor fee) and you find out you are unable to attend the event, you will be able to receive a refund, minus a $25 processing fee, up to Monday, May 5th, 2014. After that date, full or partial refunds will no longer be returned.

Disclaimer
By participating in the market, all artists agree to exhibit their work at their own risk. Porter Flea Inc. and its representatives will not be held responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items and will not be held responsible for personal injury to the artist. Porter Flea Inc. does not guarantee specific numbers of attendees or sales for vendors. No refunds shall be given due to cancellation or interruption of event beyond the control of the Porter Flea Inc. This agreement has been read, understood and entered into freely, voluntarily, and absent of duress by the completed party. This agreement shall become effective upon submission by the applicant.

If your application is accepted for the event, we will send you an invoice for the appropriate booth fee.

Remember this event is juried and will be carefully curated to create a one-of-a-kind market.

Good Luck!