VIP Application

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As always, we are tremendously thankful to the One Of A Kind community of passionate makers, those who join with us year after year in our shared championing of Canadian craft. Your involvement and commitment is what makes our show so special and such a treasured destination for tens of thousands of OOAK customers. We hope you agree, and hope you'll join us again this year!

If you've done the in-person One Of A Kind Show before, it's quick and easy to apply to take part in our 2024 Winter Show, taking place November 21-December 1. Just fill out your contact info, booth choices and any changes to your company since we saw you last. We'll pull your on-file application materials, and follow up if we need any additional info, and submit everything for jurying to try and match you with available booth space.

Winter Show Pricing
Winter Show Information
Winter Show FAQ


Unsure if you should fill out the VIP or New application? Use this guide below:

Not eligible for a VIP Application or want to include additional product categories?
Submit a New Application Here


The early bird deadline to submit your application and ensure the lowest possible booth pricing is April 30, 2024.

We will respond to early bird applications by May 31, 2024.


QUESTIONS?

Reach out to us at apply@oneofakindshow.com.





Please note if you are an exhibitor at the 2024 One Of A Kind Spring Show in the Marketplace, Rising Stars,  New In Business, or Rising Stars Section and are interested and eligible for a Rising Stars Booth at Winter 2024, you must submit a new 2024 Winter Show ApplicationSpots are limited. 

Application Status

COMPANY INFO

Name*
This is the name you would need used for your company on any contract, invoice, or official document
This is the name you would like to have your company presented to Visitors as
Owner, Maker, Artist, Sales Manager, etc.
If you do not have a website you may use the URL of your social media profile or www.oneofakindshow.com
Address*
Do you belong to either of these groups? Check below if you have been designated as such by One Of A Kind.
Are you a member of Ontario Made, the program by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exports (CME) in partnership with the Government in Ontario to bring together manufactureres, retailers, and consumers to celebrate goods made in Ontario?

DIVERSITY + INCLUSION

We are committed to championing craft and creators regardless of socioeconomic background, religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or disability. We believe that Craft is culture and objects can have a great purpose and meaning, and as part of our commitment to champion creators, we must respect and celebrate our differences and origins.

 

If your business belongs to any one of the following and you would like your business identified as such in the Maker Directory, please let us know! This information will be used for communication and marketing purposes, but is not mandatory, so should only be submitted voluntarily. By checking the below boxes, you are acknowledging that these categories accurately represent your business, and that your business can be labelled accordingly. Please note that some of these categories have legal requirements and/or certification. Please check all that apply.

  

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION


In our ongoing attempt to make One Of A Kind a welcoming and inclusive event for everyone, we want our community to be aware of the harmful impacts of cultural appropriation. Please review the information below so that you can become informed about this topic and reflect critically on your creative practices before you submit your form.

A Note About Cultural Appropriation


Please check this box to confirm that you have read over the above document and acknowledge that your work is not appropriating and/or disrespectful towards other cultures.

BOOTH SIZES + PRICING

2024 One Of A Kind Winter Show Pricing

Booth space includes 8’ high pipe and white drape and booth number signage. Exhibitors must provide lighting, signage and POS equipment. Electrical, hard walls and other services are available for rental. Due to the pipe-and-drape construction (1.5” diameter) of the booth, internal dimensions are slightly reduced (as noted below). Consider your actual booth size when making your booth display plans. 

Booth Sizes and Pricing

ex. 3'x3', 3'x4', 5'x2'
b. To be eligible: Must not have participated in the show for at least 2 consecutive years to be eligible OR have participated last year as a buddy booth and want to repeat the experience with the same “buddy” or someone else fitting the eligibility criteria OR have participated in the Rising Stars or Marketplace sections and would now like to try a buddy booth with the eligible exhibitor you are identifying here.
Special Sections - I would like to be placed in one of the following Special Sections of the show:
If my booth choices are not available, I would like to:*
Please select carefully.

Additional Information Relevant to Your Participation in Winter 2024

Has Anything Major Changed with Your Company Since We Saw You Last?**

In order to maintain the curation of our show, each product for sale does need to be reviewed by the jury. So, by filling out this form, you are signing up for the show with only the products you are already contracted for. However, you can submit new products to be added to your contract up to 60 days before the show by filling out our New Products Form. This will be made available to you once your contract has been returned. 


If you would like to apply with only or the majority of new work and need/want to confirm your new items will be accepted before you proceed, we would suggest you fill out a new show application so your desired product mix can be considered by the selection committee.

  

Curation and booth placement on the floorplan is at the discretion of One Of A Kind. If there are If there are medical or accessibility concerns that affect your booth placement please let us know here: *
Please select carefully.
This information is confidential and will only be used to consider your booth placement.
Reminder there are no guarantees these requests can or will be accommodated.
Booth Design*
No File Chosen
File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
Please upload a booth design image/plan/sketch of your proposed space.
Exhibitor Profile Photo
No File Chosen
File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
Please consider uploading a high quality profile photo for marketing and promotional purposes. By uploading a photo you consent to its use by our marketing team.

TERMS, CONDITIONS, CONFIRMATIONS

Acceptance Criteria Confirmation: One Of A Kind expects our exhibitors to follow our acceptance criteria: 1) You are the designer and heavily involved in the production of your work. 2) You reside and produce your work in Canada, 3) You support our efforts to celebrate Diversity and Inclusion *

  

The Exclusivity Agreement Confirmation(6G): is returning for the 2024 One Of A Kind Winter Show. I understand the exclusivity clause will be present in my contract and applied to my participation at the 2024 One Of A Kind Winter Show
6. EXCLUSIVITY AGREEMENT: g) “Exhibiting Company” or their craft are not found or sold at any other consumer show (including but not limited to craft shows, garden shows, home shows, decorating shows, women's shows, clothing shows, etc.) within a 30km radius of the Enercare Centre 14 days before, during or 14 days after the One Of A Kind Show (November 21 - December 1, 2024).“Exhibiting Company” can participate in any consumer show with 40 or fewer exhibitors or a duration of 1 calendar day or less, provided it does not occur 7 days before, during or 7 days after the One Of A Kind Show (November 21 - December 1, 2024). Additionally, products sold by “Exhibiting Company” at One Of A Kind will not be sold under any other brand or company name at the previously mentioned shows during this time. This clause does not apply to participation in any Informa events. Consequence: In the event where this clause (6g) is violated, the exhibitor will not be able to participate at the One Of A Kind Shows for one calendar year and will forfeit any deposit and/or booth fees paid towards the events.
The Exclusivity Agreement Confirmation(6G): is returning for the 2024 One Of A Kind Winter Show. I understand the exclusivity clause will be present in my contract and applied to my participation at the 2024 One Of A Kind Winter Show*
6. EXCLUSIVITY AGREEMENT: g) “Exhibiting Company” or their craft are not found or sold at any other consumer show (including but not limited to craft shows, garden shows, home shows, decorating shows, women's shows, clothing shows, etc.) within a 30km radius of the Enercare Centre 14 days before, during or 14 days after the One Of A Kind Show (November 21 - December 1, 2024).“Exhibiting Company” can participate in any consumer show with 40 or fewer exhibitors or a duration of 1 calendar day or less, provided it does not occur 7 days before, during or 7 days after the One Of A Kind Show (November 21 - December 1, 2024). Additionally, products sold by “Exhibiting Company” at One Of A Kind will not be sold under any other brand or company name at the previously mentioned shows during this time. This clause does not apply to participation in any Informa events. Consequence: In the event where this clause (6g) is violated, the exhibitor will not be able to participate at the One Of A Kind Shows for one calendar year and will forfeit any deposit and/or booth fees paid towards the events.

  

Contracted Items - I acknowledge I am applying with my currently contracted items.*
Contracted Items - I acknowledge I am applying to participate with my currently contracted items, I will have the opportunity to apply for additional items to be added to my contracted items ahead of the show. If my participation is contigent upon the inclusion of New Items I will either reach out to the One Of A Kind Team (apply@oneofakindshow.com) or submit a NEW applicaiton

  

Health + Safety - Participation in this year's show may come with an additional set of rules and regulations to ensure we run a safe event for all. By checking the box below, you are agreeing that your participation will comply with any provided regulations or precautions set out for this year's show.
Please note that all restrictions and requirements are subject to change.

THANK YOU!

LOOKS LIKE YOU ARE ALL SET!

Just click "Submit Form" to submit your info! We'll match it up with your on-file application materials and submit it to the jury for review. If it has been approved, we will match you with your closest available booth choice and be in touch to get you set up with the show.

In the meantime, if you have any questions, you can reach us at apply@oneofakindshow.com.


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