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What is fairs: Definition and 85 Discussions

  1. kcmckay

    Need recipe cards for vendor fairs? Let me help!

    I looked in files, but couldn't find anything current or editable. I would like to make/print some recipe cards I can give out at Vendor fairs. I have 3 in a row the next 3 Saturdays. I will try to make my own, but I'm not good at that kind of stuff so any assistance would be greatly...
  2. Kate Siciliano

    Can I Sell Cash & Carry Items at Craft Fairs as a PC Consultant?

    Good morning fellow PC sales people! I'm new here, and I've only been selling PC for a few months. I have the opportunity to register myself for a couple of holiday craft/vendor fairs, and I'm trying to find information about offering cash & carry style items (i.e. purchase stock myself and...
  3. M

    Issues With Craft Fairs - Question

    Hello, I was wondering how often craft fairs will not Pampered chef come to their events? Currently, I don't have enough stuff for cash and carry and a fair said I would not be able to be a vendor with them. Does this happen often?? Thanks, Maggie
  4. A

    How should I set up for craft fairs?

    Im new to this sort of thing.....How are we supposed to set up for craft fairs? I mean, do we have all brand new items set out still in their packages or have them opened and sitting on the table? I see alot of tables set up with items opened and sitting on the table but what about if the item...
  5. J

    Find Local Fairs & Fundraisers: Tips & Resources

    I am very interested in doing a booth at local fairs, etc. but I have no idea how to find them. I saw an add in the paper once for vendors needed but when I called they said they already have a PC person. Is there a website, or any tips anyone can give on finding local fairs, fundraisers, etc?
  6. L

    Effective DCB Fair Display Ideas for Boosting Sales - Tips for New PC Users

    Looking for ideas to display DCB at fair to get some sales. Do you use a flyer or info sheet? Fairly new to PC and DCB not well know in my area yet!
  7. C

    Should I Bring Food Samples to a Spring Carnival Event?

    I'm doing a 'Spring Carnival' at a local church school on Saturday, & I need to know from someone who has done these events if you brought any food for people to sample. TIA!
  8. C

    Bridal Fairs Can Be a Great Business Jump Starter!

    I wanted to share with all my cheffer friends about a Bridal Fair I literally fell into a couple of weeks ago. About 4 days before this bridal fair, I reached out to a fellow consultant who had already booked a booth at a local fair. It turned out he couldn't use the booth so he let me go in...
  9. C

    Maximizing Your Presence at Bridal Fairs: Expert Tips and Insights

    I would like to ask your advise about Bridal Fairs. I have the opportunity to have a booth at a Bridal Fair in March which is being advertised in 10 newspapers all around (areas 30-60 minutes from me). They have on average attendance 300. It would be 3 hours and then a fashion show and then...
  10. M

    Hi Friends,I See Lots of People Mention Doing Fairs and Booths.

    Hi friends, I see lots of people mention doing fairs and booths. What exactly does this mean? Do you just get space at a craft show or bazaar and try to get people to book, or do you demonstrate/sell actual items, do you take catalog orders, etc? I just unfamiliar. Thanks!
  11. J

    When Do You Start Looking for Holiday Fairs?

    Just curious when you start looking for holiday fairs? Most of the ones around where I live are already booked with a pampered chef consultant. There is one in a town that I did one for this summer but didn't have very good results and it's 2 hours away so I'm not sure it's worth the...
  12. aPamperedBride

    Bridal Fairs: Have You Done One? Results?

    My city will be hosting a bridal fair in just a few weeks and another consultant has approached me about going in on a booth. It is expensive, though: $795! I'm not sure it will be worthwhile. Has anyone else done a bridal fair as a vendor? Or did you go to one as a bride-to-be? If so...
  13. K

    Discover Fairs Near You: Tips for Finding Booth Opportunities in Roxboro, NC

    Hi folks. I live in a pretty small town (Roxboro, NC) but near a few larger cities (Durham, Raleigh, Burlington, etc...). How do you go about finding opportunities to set up a booth? I mean, I've tried doing searches on the internet, but maybe I'm searching for all the wrong things...I can't...
  14. G

    Increasing Sales by Going to Fairs - Advice Requested

    Okay I am looking to increase my sales by maybe going to fairs. Right now I sell around $3,200 a month just doing kitchen shows. I figured up what I need to go to disney and I should be selling $4,000 a month to make that happen. Anyway what do you do at a fair.... do you just get leads.... do...
  15. A

    Are Arts and Crafts Fairs Only for Licensed Business Owners?

    Hi All, Im trying to see if I can sign up for a arts and crafts fair but they are asking for seller's permit or some type of business lisence. Aren't we considered business owners? What to do? Thanks. Aeilene
  16. C

    Raleigh Bridal Fairs: Don't Miss Out on the Top Wedding Events in NC!

    So I'm in the Raleigh, NC area. We have 3 big bridal fairs every year. I checked into setting up a booth at one of them....But the same person is registered at all 3. Ughhh---share the love here girl!!! Sorry, just venting
  17. S

    Website That Lists Booths & Fairs

    What is the website that lists fairs and booths in your city? Thanks, Suzy in Texas
  18. C

    Unmanned changing station and nursing tent for fairs - great idea or not?

    I came across this and thought I would share it with you all. Now, bare in mind, I haven't done it yet and would like idea's for what to have avaliable. An unmanned changing station/nursing tent. It would be a totaly enclosed tent with a couple of comfy chairs (I haven't decided on what...
  19. M

    Finding Venues for Fairs & Boutiques: Resources & Calendars

    I'd love to do booths at fairs and stuff but don't even know where to start looking for stuff. The only boutiques I know of are all at Christmas. Do you guys know of any online calendars/resources or something? Where do you find these venues?
  20. BlessedWifeMommy

    Where Can I Find Upcoming Booths and Fairs in My Area?

    How do you find out about booths and fairs in your area. I seem to be finding out about them only a few days before they occur. Any websites that list them?
  21. W

    Do You Sell Complimentary Products as Well as Pampered Chef at Fairs?

    There are complimentary products you could sell at your booth in addition to PC products. Usually small craft items like a painted wooden turkey napkin holder, this and that, etc. Do you have those as well?
  22. H

    Need Ideas/Pointers on Where to Find Booths, Fairs, Festivals

    Where could I find these types of events to have a booth?
  23. F

    Navigating Bridal Fairs: Tips for Securing a Booth

    For those that do bridal fairs - where do you get the info about setting up a booth? I did a search online and found a couple in my area but can't find any info on who to contact for booths. Just curious if there is a trick of the trade that I'm not aware of.
  24. J

    Craft Fair Booking Information and Guidelines

    Hello All, I'm still pretty busy planning my first craft fair. I have a 6 foot table and have a ton of ideas I'm going through but I'm stuck on one thing... I give my hosts a Host Handbook with a ton of different info in it, Host/Guest specials for three months, fundraiser info, wedding...
  25. C

    Can I Sell Pampered Chef Crafts at Fairs?

    Can I sell crafts made with PC products at my Pampered Chef table (booth) at fairs? Or should I just display the crafts/gifts and have shoppers order the supplies needed to make them? This is my first craft show and I want to do it right. Thx.
  26. A

    Health Fairs in Socal - I Need Help

    I have been invited into company health and wellness events for the next 2 months. basically the location is a company's cafeteria and during the lunch time period employees come to the lunch room / cafeteria and check out the vendors. So there is a guaranteed 500+ people No selling is...
  27. Koolotus

    Tips for Working Trade Shows & Fairs

    That have left CS... This is why I stay. There is some fabulous advice there amid the babble and I thought I would share this :) For those who have never worked the fair before, you want to talk to as many people as possible. You want to engage people and get them into the booth. An easy...
  28. amy07

    Does Anyone Have the Funny Dpds to Use at Fairs That Asks the

    Does anyone have the funny DPDS to use at fairs that asks the questions about hosting/biz opp that says something along the lines of: yes, not on your life, my arm could be twisted? I cannot find my file. TIA
  29. S

    Unique Door Prizes for Women's Fair - Ideas and Tips

    I am needing some ideas on what I can give away as a door prize at a Women's Fair that I am doing this weekend? Each person that is doing a booth is to give something that they are going to be giving away each hour. I thought about giving away like a gift certificate that is for a free show...
  30. jbachen

    When You All Do Fairs, Do You Have a Banner You Display?I Have a

    When you all do fairs, do you have a banner you display? I have a couple of fair booths coming up, and I would love to have a banner on my table. There is one on Ebay which is huge - 72" x 32", but it is now over $20 and I am not sure how economical that is. I know there used to be a yard...