How do I apply to be a vendor? Through the electronic vendor application form
Where and when is this event taking place? Halifax Convention Centre | 1650 Argyle St. Halifax NS
This is a 2 day event:
Friday, March 26th : 2 - 7 PM
Saturday March 27th: 1 - 6 PM
* Vendors are required to arrive one hour in advance on Feb 26th for set-up (1 PM sharp!)
Are vendors required to participate on both days? Yes, vendors must participate on both March 26th & 27th.Vendors are required to stay for the entire duration of the event, with the only exception being a food and/or bathroom break. Due to the event capacity limit, vendors are not permitted to have anyone stay with them to help manage their booth.
Can vendors share a table space? No, sorry! Due to event capacity limits - this is not permitted.
Will vendors need to re-setup on the second day of the event? No, the room will be locked overnight.
Are vendors required to bring their own table and chair? Yes! Tables and chairs are not provided.
Is Wi-Fi provided? Yes!
Do you accept direct sales representatives? No, sorry!
Can vendors from outside of Nova Scotia participate? No, sorry! Due to government restrictions all vendors and guests must be located within Nova Scotia.
What are the covid-19 safety protocols for this event?
- Strictly following the Health Protection Act Order
- Designated marked entrance and exit
- Thorough deep cleaned and sanitized venue
- Covid-19 screening and controlled sign-in process
- Visible safety protocol signage
- Contactless hand sanitizing stations
- Social distancing
- Washrooms are barrier free and incorporate touchless faucets, toilets, paper towel dispensers, and hand dryers
- Strict mask wearing policy
- Professional security to enforce crowd control
- Occupancy limits will be monitored and enforced at entrance/exit to ensure compliance with facility occupancy and public health restrictions and clearly marked capacity signage.
(50% of the venue’s capacity up to 100 people) Halifax Convention Centre - Ballroom: 30,000 SQF
Market - Day Rules
Vendors must arrive 60 minutes before the market starts on the first day, and 30 minutes on the second day.
Vendors must complete their set up prior to the commencement of the market. Vendors should be ready to sell, with all wares displayed at the start of the market.
Vendors must provide their own equipment – table, chair, signage, personal hand sanitizer etc.
Vendors should keep their designated area clean, attractive and within the boundaries of their marked area.
Vendors will receive one lanyard upon arrival and are not permitted to have anyone else stay with them.
Vendors must stay for the entire duration of the event. If a vendor has sold out of their products, a “sold out” sign may be displayed, but the table should not be removed until the end of the market.
Vendors must remove all garbage, clean their area of debris and remove all visible signs of their stall within one hour of market closing on March 27th. Cardboard boxes should be removed from the site and not left behind.
Vendors must not be at the market while under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs, not aggressively selling their products, and not make negative comments about other vendors.
Vendors are expected to be respectful of each other and we have a strict zero tolerance policy for harassment or discrimination or any kind. Market Security reserves the right to tell any vendor who is caught in violation of these terms to leave without any monetary compensation for lost market time.
Music is not permitted to be played by vendors during the market.
This is not a scent-free event, however please be mindful of scent sensitives and avoid wearing any strong perfumes of colognes.
Vendors are solely responsible for their own personal belongings, display and products and the market staff and venue is not liable for any theft or damages that occur. Vendors are permitted to leave their display set-up for the second day, as the room will be locked over night. However, vendors do so at their own risk and accept all responsibility and liability.
Packed food vendors are responsible for any applicable health and safety food vendor permits and licensing requirements. Vendors must also adhere to any applicable food allergen labeling laws. No unpackaged food is permitted for this event.