FREE Booth Spaces for Non-Profits, Civic Groups, ChurchesGot a charity, cause, church or civic club you want to promote?
Posted by: KFarrell
Date: Apr 25 2014 10:30 AM
DOTHAN, AL - For the third year in a row now, PorktoberQue has free booth spaces to offer to non-profits, churches and civic groups who are interested in using PorktoberQue as a platform to promote their cause, raise awareness or have a fundraiser. We have designated 10 FREE spaces exclusively for non-profits, and they are available on a "first in" basis. (Meaning, the first 10 in with their refundable deposit get the spaces.) Non-profits will receive their $50 deposit back at 6pm on Saturday September 27th after attending the event.
New this year--- after getting feedback from last year’s non-profit groups--- there is an option to get electricity or have an indoor space for a small fee. Because the Houston County Farm Center charges for the use of each electrical outlet as well as a charge for the use of the buildings, we have to pass that cost on to the vendors who utilize electric or the air-conditioned building. Though regular vendors pay $75 for an inside space, we will allow non-profits to upgrade to an indoor space for $25. This $25 fee is non-refundable. (A non-profit vendor who wants an inside space would send in $75 and receive $50 back after the event is over.)
"Our goal at PorktoberQue is to create a central location for Non-Profits to raise awareness and funds. It seems like there are so many charitable events every weekend, we wanted to create one event that showcased many non-profits good work in a concentrated area. Eventually, it would be great if smaller charities all came to utilize PorktoberQue as a way to get the word out about their cause," stated event organizer Kerry Farrell.
"The only limitations on the booths spaces are that the free booth spaces aren’t allowed to cook and sell food on site (though pre-packaged bake sale items are welcome) and they aren’t allowed to sell used merchandise as in a rummage sale. However, these booths can be used to distribute information, to sell new merchandise, to hold a raffle or even sell tickets to an upcoming fundraising event."
For more information, to have a form directly emailed to you or to learn more, please call The Main Event at (334) 699-1475 or print and mail the form below today to reserve your booth space. Vendors accepted to participate in the festival September 26-27 at the Houston County Farm Center in Dothan, AL will be notified and their name placed on the web site at http://porktoberque.com/activities/participating-vendors/