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2023 Pop Up Market

Vendor Rules

  1. You MUST provide a working email address as this is how Sent to Shine will communicate event information with you.

  2. A NC Tax ID is REQUIRED by the state of North Carolina in order to participate as a vendor at any event. You must also collect sales tax on your sales at the event and file those taxes with your business tax ID. As a requirement of the NC Dept of Revenue, we will maintain a list of registration numbers for 2 years. 

  3. Vendors are allotted one10×10 space. Water and electricity can not be guaranteed to everyone. If you need power or water, please reach out to us at before applying to be a vendor. 

  4. Vendors are asked to submit a photo of their booth set up (if applicable) and a high-resolution logo or branding with their application.

  5. The actual vendor market hours will be from 10am to 4pm.

  6. All vendors must be set up and ready by 9:45 am. 

  7. Vendors must agree to leave the area free from trash and any other items when they leave.

  8. The use of audio amplification equipment is prohibited in the vendor areas.

  9. All vendors are expected to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner when interacting with the pop up market guests, fellow vendors, and market staff.

  10. Aggressive and inappropriate conduct and/or contact with market guests, staff, or volunteers will be absolutely prohibited. Vendors failing to modify their conduct or behavior accordingly will be asked to shut down booth operations and may return at the end of the festival to pack their belongings.

  11. Sent to Shine reserves the right to approve or disapprove any application, as well as the right to bar vendors from exhibiting poor conduct and/or unsafe practices from participating in future events.

Fees and Refund Policy 

  1. Vendor fees are as follows: $50 per each vendor

  2. Vendor fees are due within 10 business days of acceptance as a vendor. (You do not need to pay when you apply).

  3. Fees must be received no later than 5:00 PM on November 5th, 2023.

  4. Please make checks payable to Hope For The Nation.

  5. If you would prefer to pay by PayPal, we can send you an invoice, but please note that a convenience charge may be added to the Vendor Fee.

  6. In the event that the pop up market is cancelled due to inclement weather or force majeure, your money will be refunded and/or checks will be mailed back to you.

  7. Refunds will not be issued to vendors who cancel after November 5th, 2023.

  8. Refunds will not be issued to vendors who do not show up on the day of the event.

This event is open to artisans, informational booths, pre-packaged food vendors, and businesses. We are allowing a limited number of vendors at this event to

ensure a positive return for each participating vendor, and will do our best to limit duplicates of the same product.


For this reason, it is imperative that you fill out the application with as much detail about your products as possible.


Sent to Shine reserves the right to approve or disapprove any application.

Sales tax collection and payment to the State of North Carolina is the responsibility of the participant.

No flea market, fair items, direct sales, or political booths are allowed.

After submission of the application, we will review your application and respond within 2-3 business days. If your booth is approved, you will have 10 business days from notification of approval to submit payment. 

Upon acceptance, Sent to Shine will send you our Vendor Welcome Packet via email. 

By checking the box below in the Vendor Application, you agree to these initial rules.

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Vendor Application

If you have any questions or concerns,

please contact us at

What type of vendor are you?

Artisans: At least 50% of your crafts or products are handmade.
Informational: Non-profit groups or organizations not selling any products.
Commercial: Business or Organization

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