BCFA welcomes organizations of all sizes to be part of the Chinese New
Years Festival through sponsoring a booth on the day of the Festival. A
booth at the Festival is a great way to showcase your business or
organization to the local community and reach a group that might not
otherwise be exposed to your message. These booths are available in 3
types for various types of organizations and thier purpose at the
festival. These types are:
Non-profit - These
booths are specifically for not-for-profit organizations that wish to
interact with the people that attend the New Year's Festival. A
qualifiying organization is one that is non-profit and non-political
who wishes to educate or inform those attendind the celebration
about thier cause.
For Profit (non-sales) - These booths
are for businesses that want to showcase the products and services that
they offer to prospective clients but will not actually be selling any
goods at the Festival.
For Profit (sales) - These booths are
for businesses that wish to sell their products at the Festival as a
concession or direct vendor.
For the Festival, the following price schedule will be in place :
Non-profit - $50/table (to cover costs of cloths, coverings and drapes) (Limit 3 total)
For Profit (non-sales) - $150 for one table (Limit 3 total)
For Profit (sales) - $250 for one table, $100 for each additional table (Limit 3 total)
Note: 1>The sign up would be taken down a day before Festival day.
2> No food and drink selling from booth table.
Vendor Booth Guidelines
The BCFA will provide
each organization with one, 96 inch x 30 inch table with folding chairs as
needed (up to 3 chairs per table).If more chairs are needed, organizations are asked to provide any
above 3 that are required.Each
table will be provided with a red plastic tablecloth.Any additional decorations are the sole
responsibility of the organization.
Tables will be
available for decoration or display arrangement at 9:00 a.m. the morning
of the event.
should make an attempt to make their display as colorful and interesting
as resources allow.
encouraged to have some sort of activity at their booth that will add
interest and appeal to the festival.Childrenˇ¦s games, demonstrations of crafts, giving away of small
items with China/Chinese significance, etc.
All tables provided
for display will be set up in an appropriate outside area as decided by
the BCFA committee and assigned to organizations on a first come first
served basis.Under no
circumstances may organizations move their tables/displays to other
locations without prior authorization from the BCFA Display Coordinator.
Each organization must ensure that its
display is properly managed during the celebration.
Tables or displays
must be kept in a safe, neat and orderly condition.
The display must be
in place the entire time of the festival, from 11:00 a.m. until
must provide its own volunteers except those required to set up and take
down the folding table and chairs.
displaying organizations are welcome to volunteer to assist in the
general volunteer pool for the festival when they are not required at
All display or
exhibits must be suitable for viewing by all ages of celebration
The BCFA has the
right to ask any organization to discontinue its display/exhibit anytime
during the celebration the BCFA, as represented by any board member, deems
the display/exhibit to be violating the spirit of the celebration, or
causing a nuisance, safety hazard, etc.
The BCFA will have no
responsibility whatsoever for loss, damage, injury, etc.The BCFA will ask each organization to
sign a document accepting all responsibility for any liability relating to
its display or actions of the organizations volunteers.
There is limited
availability of electricity both from the standpoint of outlets and
amperage.Some electric service
will be available to displaying organizations.Where available, it will be offered on a
first come first served basis. Please expect to bring your own 20ˇ¦-40ˇ¦ UL certified
extension cord if you will need power.