Application: Mississauga Christmas November 11

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  • Rate/Deadline

    6′ table or 6' wide space $125
    Two Chairs are included. Table Clothes are not provided.
    If you’d rather have a rack, grid wall or shelf (max 6' wide) in lieu of your table it is acceptable, but you cannot have both.

    Open to all Canadian artists, artisans or designers.
  • Contact Information

  • Please list the website or URL link you would like displayed online on our Meet the Makers Page.
    Craftadian (formerly Made by Hand Shows)
  • If another vendor referred you please leave their name or business name.
  • Juried Requirements

    Exhibitor spaces are restricted to 'handmade' exhibitors. Products MUST be Made in Canada by the applicant. As this is a juried show, please submit 3-5 photos of your products (including one of your booth) with your application for consideration. Applicants will be selected based on category, photos, product and quality. Limited vendors in similar categories.
    Application Criteria:
    Handmade Exhibitors Only.
    ALL products must be handmade or have a component of handmade
    ALL products must be Made in Canada by the applicant.
  • Please pick one category that MOST represents your products. If unsure please select other.
  • (Please indicate if any are juried shows)
  • A chance to tell us how your products are different or share your unique story.
  • Photos

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png.
    Upload up to 3 product photos highlighting your products.
    White or wood Background preferred
    Well lite photos (no watermarks)
    Your photos should showcasing a single product;
    Examples: Examples:
  • If you do not have a photo of your booth, please submit a sketch or a mock photo of your display.
  • Please provide a link to a product photo (for jury consideration). This can be a photo url link from a website, etsy shop, social media, dropbox, flickr ect).
  • Please provide a link to a product photo (for jury consideration). This can be a photo url link from a website, etsy shop, social media, dropbox, flickr ect).
  • Please provide a link to a product photo (for jury consideration). This can be a photo url link from a website, etsy shop, social media, dropbox, flickr ect).
  • Booth Options

    Note: One 6’ table (or 6' wide space) and one chair included (no drapes or separations). Table Cloths (not included).

    Your Fees include:
    - Opportunity to showcase and sell your work
    - Cleaning of your booth area
    - Table, Chair (as noted above)
    - 2 complimentary passes to the show ($10 value)
    - Exhibitor Profile Online, Name, Booth, Photo & URL
    - Swag Bag Inserts (10-50 inserts)
    - Social Media Exhibitor Highlights
    - Business Name & Booth Number (text) in Event Program
    - possibilities of PR Opportunities (Exhibitor Products have been featured on CHCH Morning Live, Hamilton Spectator, Mississauga News, Insauga, Cable 14, Local Blogs ...)
    6' Table and two chairs provided ** Due to limited spaces, your display MUST BE table-top only or you may have a 6' wide rack/shelf display but you cannot have both **
    If you choose a space in lieu of the table your display must fit in a 6' wide x 3' deep space.
  • $ 0.00 CAD
    Total = SubTotal + 13% HST
    *NEW* We have a VIP Customer Pass where a customer get 5% off participating exhibitor booths when they show their card. Please check if you would like to participate in this program (if accepted) - the 5% off is during the show only.
  • Booth number preferences, location preferences, close to a friend, close to washroom ect.
    Past Floor Plan
  • Terms and Conditions

    Please review the full list of our rules and regulations via

    1. An exhibitor may cancel their application no later than the application deadline of September 8, 2017.
    If a cheque was provided the cheque will be voided and returned).
    2. After application deadline September 8, 2017. and upon acceptance of application the exhibitor fee are non-refundable **
    3. Should an exhibitor cancel after application deadlines (September 8, 2017) or fail to attend on event day, Show Management reserves the right to
    a) Retain all payments (upon acceptance of application the exhibitor fee is non-refundable) and/or
    b) Re-rent the exhibition space.

    1. Upon accepted, an invoice will be sent. Payments are due (September 29, 2017); If non-payment after September 29, 2017 a $10 late fee will be added;
    2. One payment reminder will be sent (only one – we will not chase you);
    3. If non-payment by (October 13, 2017) and you have not contacted us; you will automatically forfeit your spot into the show.
    4. Exhibitor fees are non-refundable upon acceptance.
    5. All fees are subject to HST (13% Harmonized Sales Tax).
    (See full Payment terms in General Terms and Conditions)

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Once you click submit, the application will go through (takes about 15-30 seconds). Once you have applied you will get an email confirmation (to confirm receipt of your email). If you have any issues with the application please email

The Venue

First United Church – 151 Lakeshore Road West – Port Credit Mississauga








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FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions

What is the application criteria?

Curated/Juried Market. Applications will be juried to ensure quality, variety, uniqueness, booth presentation.  Applications must include quality well lite photos of your work and your display.

      • Applicant must be designer, creator, artist
      • Products must be handmade or have a component of handmade (photography acceptable)
      • Applicant must reside in CANADA & products must be MADE IN CANADA
      • Applications will be juried to ensure quality, variety, uniqueness, booth presentaion
      • Applicant must include 3-5 photos of your work (including one booth design)

How much are booth fees?

The 2017 fees range from $125 – $140 depending on the event size, booth type and location.

How will the show be advertised?

The shows will be advertising in local newspapers, flyers/coupon distribution, email marketing (over 7000 opt-in subscribers), paid and organic ads social media (facebook, twitter, instagram).  There also are PR opportunities such as TV Guest Appearances, Blogs and Newspaper Articles.  Craftadian events and it’s exhibitors have been featured on TV (CHCH Morning Live, CHCH Evening News, Global News at noon, CP 24, Rogers Daytime, Hamilton Life) in Blogs (BlogTO, Lil Miss Kate) and in Newspapers (Hamilton Spectator, Mississauga News, Milton Champion, Guelph Tribute).  Visit our media room to see past media appearances.

How many visitors come to the events?

In 2016 we moved our events to smaller venues to create an intimate shopping experience.  Our 2016 attendance at these venues ranged between 1500 – 2000 visitors.

Do you have any photos from past events?
Yes, you can see our photo gallery for photos from past events: Photo Gallery

Do you have a list of past vendors?

Yes click here to see makers from our last Craftadian Market in Port Credit.

What is the jury process?

Applicants would submit an application that includes photos of your work, description of your craft and details about your business. Following the application deadline, each application is ranked by each of the jurors – the scores/notes are tabulated and sorted by category. Your application may be ranked on based on handmade quality, photos of your work, booth set-up, and the information you provide in your application. The jury will limit the number of successful applicants per category to ensure that there is a healthy and diverse selection of vendors. Applicants that are not selected will be placed on a waitlist.

For tips on juried show applications please read our blog post “Juried Shows – Tips to Success”