Adirondack Buyer Days is a juried wholesale gift show. In order to maintain a high level of quality as well as a diversity of goods at the show, we ask that interested artisans submit a vendor application. To be notified when applications for future shows become available, fill out this form, join our mailing list and keep an eye on our monthly newsletters.
WONDERING IF A VIRTUAL SHOW IS FOR YOU?
What is the cost? The cost of participating is $260. Your booth fee covers your virtual booth tile which is live for a year, live video chat capability during the two day show, tech support before and during the show, and various marketing and professional development opportunities.
What if I'm not very tech savvy? Our online show platform, BoothCentral, has an extensive live help center full of friendly faces providing pre-show and day-of support for everyone involved!
What if I need to step away from my booth during the event? If you are unavailable during part of the two-day show, there are tools for you to use so buyers can still connect with you. Specifically, they can 'request a chat' so you get a notification that someone wants to talk with you (this is like you're on call), and/or you can include your direct contact information and availability in your profile so buyers are aware that you may be unavailable but they have the means to reach you.
Vendor Demo Video: If you want to see how it all works and looks from the vendor perspective, this 4 1/2 minute YouTube video is super helpful.
What if my internet connection isn't great? Vendors with spotty or weak internet may participate by having a tile [ie. virtual booth] but turning off their camera and using "shh mode" for attendees entering their booth. Here are two articles with more tips: article 1, article 2. It could also be helpful to disconnect other devices that are on the WiFi like tablets, other computers, etc.
According to the Adirondack Buyer Days Show Terms, sales representatives, importers, and resellers are strictly prohibited (returners are grandfathered in). Work must be original and made by hand or with appropriate tool by you or designed and supervised in your studio. You should be located in Northern NY state or Northern New England. The following are not acceptable: commercial patterns or kits with changes of less than 25% by artist, ceramic molds, imports and machine made goods. The artist or craftsperson who designs the work and is a principal of the business must be present to show their work. Value added food producers welcome to apply.