The Women of WITAN invite you to apply for the 44th Annual French Market to be held Saturday, February 27 and Sunday 28, 2020. The French Market is a juried/invitational show featuring artisans from Ohio and surrounding states selling their unique items. The French Market will be held at St. George’s Fellowship Centre in Fairlawn, Ohio on the west side of Akron, just off Interstate 77. Every effort is made to ensure that the show is well balanced. WITAN is a self-sustaining, non-profit organization and has donated over $1,500,000 to community agencies.
The 44th French Market - Postponed till February 2022
Facility: St. George Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn, Ohio.
Set-up: Friday, February 26th
Show Dates: Saturday, February 27, 2020 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, February 28, 2020, 1 pm – 5 pm
Booth Sizes: 10’x10’ – $250.00, 10’x10’ corner – $275.00
Artisans must provide a 3-sided booth screening so that adjoining booths are not visible. Booth appearance is important. Tables are to be draped to the floor. We have 8 foot tables for $10.00 and cushioned chairs available at no cost. Pipe/drapes for your three walls is available for an additional fee. Electrical is provided free for all booths but you are responsible for your own surge strips and extensions.
Jury Requirements: ONLINE APPLICATIONS AND THE UPLOAD OF PHOTOS ON THE WEBSITE IS PREFERRED.
OR submit by e-mail the completed and scanned application and four (4) digital color photographs of current work to firstname.lastname@example.org. Each photo submitted MUST contain your last name or business name in the file name. We recommend that all work must be of fine quality and the original work of the applicant. (See application for submission guidelines).
Jury Fee: NONE
Display: Work displayed at the show must be in the categories in which the artisan was juried. The artisan may not, for example, gain acceptance with the photos showing decorative pottery and offer for sale ceramic jewelry. All work must be comparable to the work shown in the photos. All prices must be clearly marked.
Calendar: November 1, 2020 – Application deadline; mid-November 2020 – Notification of decision; December 1, 2020 – signed contracts and fees MUST BE RECEIVED.
Contact: Email – email@example.com
Email address changes may be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org