Here’s is general information for AA application process.
There will be two tiers of artist tables for Youmacon 2020 Marketplace.
Regular Artist table $250. ( There are 250 spaces available )
All spaces for this tier for artist in the Youmacon Marketplace will include 2 membership, 1 8ftx30″ table and two chairs. Artist may have one extra person (max is 3 people per booth) and the badge may be purchased for an additional $60 each at the time of space purchase or check in.
Half Artist Table $350. ( There are 10 spaces only available )
All spaces for this tier for artist in the Youmacon Marketplace will include 2 membership, 5 x 10 endcap with pipe and curtain that is located in vendor space 1 8ft x 30″ table and two chairs. Artist may have one extra person (max is 3 people per booth) and the badge may be purchased for an additional $60 each at the time of space purchase or check in.
We maintain a relative low cost as much as possible over the years but due to rising cost of the venue we had to make a price increase. There will be no other increase as we are looking to grow the marketplace in the years to come.
I’ve took a lot of your suggestions to heart in having a after hour hang out and working to bring in a couple of extra perks to our marketplace artist and vendors. More information will be announced soon as we are working out the details with our venues.
We are also offering a vendor/artist block at selected hotels. This will be announced as soon as we are done with talks.
Applications for Youmacon Marketplace will start on January 27th at 12:00 pm and will run until February 10th at 12:00 am. The closing time is not final and will close AA applications earlier if we meet or exceed artist applications requirements. Notices will be made head of closing applications and will not make any exceptions past this time. All applications must fill out all required information & have a website, digital storefront (i.e etsy, tictac, etc.) art or social media account that displays their work or your applications will automatically denied. Application process will be juried and all artist will be notified if they are accepted , waitlisted or denied before February 15th. Once submitted, applications can not be changed. Please make sure that all information and email are enter correctly as this will cause your application to be rejected.
Once notified of acceptance, you will receive Youmacon Artist Alley Agreement that must be signed within 72hrs or your application will be moved to the end of the waitlist. You will have 7 days, of the time the invoice is sent, to pay for table and extra helper badge (if need). If payment have not been made within the 7 days your application will be move to the end of the waitlist. No special exceptions will be made if payment can not be made.
Each artist table can have up to three people max for fire & safety compliance. If there are more than three people, you must apply for vendors space.
You may not apply as a vendor if you applied or have been waitlisted, denied or vice versa.
Artists may NOT share table space with artists who were denied or waitlisted.
You can only share a table if you apply as a studio. However, studio mates may not apply separately/individually for this will not increase your chances and will be grounds for automatic rejection of application(s). If you choose to apply in this manner, please add all websites of those applying together as this will help us greatly and choose one person to apply.
Proxy/Agent selling of Artist work is not allow in any shape or form and if caught by Defying Conventions/Youmacon crew, you will be removed and will not be eligible to apply for artist/vendor applications for future events.
Selling food and drink at AA tables is strictly prohibited. If you are caught by Defying Conventions/Youmacon crew, you will be ask to leave and will subjects to fees by Centerplate.
Internet/electricity for tables can be requested ahead of time of the event.
- Information for electricity: CONTI-HTE https://conti-hte.com/order/electrical_services.xml
- Information for Private Wi-Fi: TCF Center https://www.tcfcenterdetroit.com/technology-services
(Reposted from the Youmacon Artists Alley Facebook group. View the original post here.)