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CHARMfest 2022

The stage is (finally) set for next year's inaugural voyage of CHARMfest: an Enchanted Maker's Faire. The vision is to hold this annual Makers’ Faire to support, encourage, and expand the reach of Indie Makers so that our entire industry can become more unified and prosperous.


The details we’ve nailed down so far …

  • CHARMfest will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, offering booth spaces for 25 vendors, a panel discussion area, and tables for *at least* 5 Tarot/Rune/Oracle etc.readers. 

  • Dates are Saturday June 25th and Sunday June 26th of 2022. We also have the convention room for all of Friday the 24th to let us settle in and set-up.

  • Your Vendor Coordinators are the magnificent folks at Sihaya & Company. 

  • Current Vendor and Reader options are ...


Standard Vendor Package: Click here to pay $56.25 deposit or full payment $225
One 8' x 10' booth Sat and Sun with setup time available Friday
Includes 10' black back drape
One 8' table and 2 chairs,
2 Vendors' badges,
electricity included
Wifi included
Your business name listed on CHARMfest website and in paper program


Leveled Up Vendor Package: Click here to pay $90 deposit or full payment $360
All amenities of our Standard Vendor Package, plus…
Your business name featured in Banner Ad on CHARMfest website
"Featured Vendor" promotions 2x each on both Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok
Half page ad in CHARMfest paper program
Parking included for the both Saturday and Sunday
2 free guest attendee passes


Standard Reader’s PackageClick here to pay $27.50 deposit or full payment $110

One 5’ x 5’ reader’s space Sat and Sun with setup time available Friday
One 30” pedestal table and 2 chairs,
2 Vendors' badges,
electricity included
Wifi included
Your business name listed on CHARMfest website and in paper program

 

Here’s what we’re currently working on …

  • A convenient, user-friendly CHARMfest website so that ALL types of participants can make their plans quickly and easily

  • Hotel discounts at easily walkable, pet-friendly locations.

  • Sponsorship options for Indie Makers who cannot attend, but wish to support.

  • Sponsorship options for complimentary businesses. 

  • Presenter options for those who wish to appear on Q&A panels, but do not wish to rent booths.

  • Cross-promotion with other GCCC events on that same weekend. (Psst! Pokemon is scheduled to be across the hall from us. Eep!)

 

 

-------------- Vendor Deposits & Dates -------------

Deposit reserves your CHARMfest 2022 booth space until 1/15/22.  Full payment & signed CHARMfest vendor contract is required by Jan 15, 2022 to confirm your spot.

Until 3/15/22, a vendor may cancel their booth reservation for full refund.
Beyond 3/15/22, refunds will scale back as noted below. If the event is canceled due to COVID or other Force Majeur, we will offer vendor refunds.

 

Dates:

9/1/21 - Deposits and full payment options are open to formally reserve a booth space for CHARMfest 2022.

10/15/21 - Detailed contracts emailed to all prospective vendors who have submitted payment.

1/15/22 - Full / remainder payments and signed contracts are due to confirm booth space.

3/15/22 - Last day for full refunds.  After 3/15/22 vendor reservation payments are only 75% refundable. 

4/15/22 - Last day for partial refunds. After 4/15/22 vendor booth payments are no longer refundable.

 

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And that’s where we are, for now.

If you‘re interested in participating as a Vendor, a Reader, a Sponsor, on one of our Q&A panels, or any combination thereof, please let me know. If you just want to show up as an Attendee and enjoy the event, that’s completely cool, too. In any case, I love your work, I consider you an honored colleague in this Indie Makers’ universe, and I would love for you to join the party. Shoot me an email us on our contact page.

We'll have more info on banner sizes, flyers, and advertising options soon.