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Geek & Grub Market Rules & Policies
(Updated 11/27/2023)

Vendor Space Boundaries
Vendor understands that Vendor Spaces will be 10' wide by 10' deep and that all displays and products must remain within the confines of the space provided. If more space is needed, Vendor may purchase 2 booth spaces if venue space allows.

Vendor Provisions
Vendor understands that they must provide their own tent, tables, chairs, weights, portable fire extinguisher and displays. No electricity will be provided.

Early Breakdown
Vendor understands that there are no early breakdowns permitted. Vendor understands that they must stay set up until the specified end time for the event.

No Trash Left Behind
Vendor understands that their vendor space must be completely cleared of trash and supplies upon their departure. Host reserves the right to issue fines for excessive trash left by Vendor.

Vendor understands that they or their representatives must not injure or deface the grounds of the Market venue. If such damage occurs, Vendor will be liable to the owner of the property damaged and face possible fines from Host.

Booth Transfers or Booth Sharing
Vendors must submit a request in writing at least 14 days before the scheduled event to if they wish to share or transfer their booth. Approval must be obtained before transferring or sharing a booth. The Host is not responsible for any refund or exchange of funds related to transfers.

 Cancellation or Change of Venue or Date(s) due to Inclement Weather
Vendor understands that this event is taking place outside and will be taking place RAIN OR SHINE. Vendor understands and acknowledges that the 'Host' shall not be responsible for delays, damage, loss, increased costs, or other unfavorable conditions arising out of causes not reasonably within the control of the Host including without limitation, fire, casualty, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, accident, blockage, embargo, inclement weather, government restraints, act of public enemy or civil disturbance, impairment, or lack of adequate transportation, inability to secure sufficient labor, technical or other personnel, municipal, state, or federal laws, or acts of God. Should the Host cancel, relocate, and/or delay the Market pursuant to any of the foregoing, Vendor hereby waives any and all claims for injury, loss or damage arising there from.

Fire Extinguisher Required (Raleigh Events Only)
Vendor understands that according to NC FIRE CODE 2404.12 they must provide their own portable fire extinguisher at their tent.

Theft and Damage
Vendor understands that they are solely responsible for their own booth material and should insure against loss or damage. Host is not responsible for such loss or damage. Vendor must secure all items of value. Vendor understands that all of their property is to remain in their care, custody and control in transit to and from, and within the confines of the event area.

Use of Photo/Video
Vendor authorizes Host to use their profile, pictures, website content or any publicly available information about their business on Host’s affiliates website or advertisements. Vendor further authorizes Host and Host’s agents to take photo and video of the Event, Vendor, and Vendor’s products for website or advertisement purposes.

No Refunds
Vendor understands that booth fees are non-refundable. Host cannot guarantee the weather, the size of the crowd, or otherwise assure against potential disaster.

Liability Insurance
It is highly recommended that Vendors obtain their own liability coverage. Vendors are responsible and liable for any damages to themselves, their setup, and their products.

Sales Tax
All Vendors in the Market must have a Sales Tax ID as provided by the North Carolina Department of Revenue. All Vendors are required to file/pay their applicable Sales Tax per NC DOR regulations.

COVID-19 Policy
Vendor understands that Host will adhere to all COVID-19 related state and/or city regulations and may impose other rules for the safety of their vendors and guests. Vendor understands that they are expected to follow all rules set forth; Host will keep Vendor updated as to the status of these events.


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