General Vendor Application Rules
Please carefully read the following rules necessary for vendors to participate in this event.
Submitting this application DOES NOT guarantee you a booth at the Festival. ALL applications must be reviewed and approved. You will be notified within 30 days by email as to whether your application has been approved or denied.
Vendor selection and approval is at the sole discretion of the Chamber staff. The Citrus County Chamber of Commerce retains the right to reject any vendor application.
All applications are due and payable by December 3rd, 2018, after which, a mandatory $25 late processing fee will be included with your booth fee.
Space assignments are made based on the best interest of the event. Vendors do not select their location.
This application neither implies nor grants any preferential consideration or location.
Roaming vendors are not permitted.
No vendor may sublet, bring in representation of a secondary commercial or charity to jointly work a vendor booth, switch product line of what's been approved or change the name of what's been approved to be posted to identify the vendor at the event.
Vendor applications will not be processed without full payment.
The Citrus County Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to cancel the event in total or in part. This event is rain or shine; vendors will not be refunded.
Vehicles (cars, trucks, trailers, golf carts) are not part of a vendor space. Vehicles must enter the setup area to drop off tent and supplies and immediately relocate the vehicle to park in the designated parking area. No vehicle will be permitted on event grounds after the vendor setup period ends. No exceptions.
Vendors will receive a parking pass to park in a designated area upon check in for event setup.
Vendors MUST be in place and set up by designated deadline. If not, they may be turned away and/or rejected for future events.
Vendors must be presentable and polite to all event attendees. Excellent customer service is essential.
All vendors must use tents in good condition, without tears or stains, free standing and securely weighted down. Tents must have the ability to withstand strong winds.
You must provide your own tent, tables, chairs, lighting, weights and all supplies needed to operate.
Electricity is not available for purchase at this event. If you require electricity you must use a quiet generator.
No alcohol, cigarettes, cigars or e-cigarettes in the vendor space at any time.
No vendors with materials that link to, show or infer sexual content.
No vendors with guns, knives or materials that promote weaponry of any kind.
No vendors that conduct or encourage illegal or unethical activity.
Vendors are responsible for placing trash in dumpsters and keeping their space neat and sanitary wtihin a 20 foot radius.
Moving, trading or relocating assigned space is prohibited.
Double spaces are available. Additional spaces require a full space fee and must be reserved at time of registration.
If your application is accepted, it will be a commitment to show and remain for the entire event. Vendors who leave before the closing of the event will not be permitted to enter in future shows. Booth sitters will be available for 15-minute intervals between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. both days.
Approximately one week prior to the event, all vendors will receive detailed vendor information, including a placement map. All aspects of the event are subject to modification.
No refunds will be given unless prior notification is received 60 days before the show, no matter the sign-up date. Refunds will be at the Chamber's discretion.
Vendors will be responsible to fully comply with the Florida State Sales Tax Regulations in effect during the period of the event.
Violation of any rules could constitute immediate removal from event and prohibit attendance at future events.