Vendor Handbook Table of Contents

I. About Us
A. Who We Are
B. Contact Us

II. Troubleshooting
A. How To

  1. How to Use and Access the Vendor Forum
  2. How to Update your Vendor Profile in the Directory

B. Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can I Store My Items At the Market?
  2. Do You Allow Direct Sales Consultants?
  3. Do You Have Concessions Space Available?

III. General Information and Fees
A. Getting Started

  1. How to Apply
  2. New Vendor Orientation
  3. Priority Point System
  4. RSVP System
  5. Keeping Up To Date

B. Vendor Fees

  1. Set Up Fees
  2. Sales Commissions
  3. Business Licenses
  4. Refund Policy for Markets
  5. Late Registrations/Walk-Up Vendors

C. General Booth Info

  1. Booth Size
  2. Booth Location
  3. Tents, Tables, Fixtures & Chairs
  4. Signs & Banners
  5. Electricity
  6. Season Pass Booths
  7. Day Sponsor Booths
  8. Nonprofit Booths

IV. Vendor Rules and Regulations
A. Vendor Standards

  1. Code of Conduct
  2. Dispute Resolution
  3. Alcohol & Smoking Policies
  4. Vendor Forum Use Policies
  5. Marketing Restrictions
  6. Standard Enforcements & Penalties

B. General Considerations

  1. Product Standards Review
  2. Insurance Requirements
  3. Geographical Restrictions
  4. Farm & Workshop Visits
  5. Franchise Restrictions
  6. Standard Enforcements & Penalties
  7. Logo Items
  8. Services

C. Product Regulations: Farmed Goods

  1. Proper Labeling Requirements
  2. Fresh Produce
  3. Farm Raised Meat
  4. Poultry
  5. Fresh Eggs
  6. Honey
  7. Live Plants
  8. Flowers
  9. Purchased Seedlings & Livestock

D. Product Regulations: Processed Foods

  1. Processed Foods
  2. Dairy Products
  3. Use of Co-Packing Facilities
  4. Pet Food

E. Food Trucks & Concessions

  1. Permits, Insurance, & Safety
  2. Generator Noise Policy
  3. Drink Restrictions and Ordering
  4. Attendance Policy & Placement

F. Product Regulations: Arts & Crafts

  1. Arts & Crafts: What May Be Sold
  2. Body Care Products
  3. Beadwork
  4. Books
  5. Clothing & T-Shirts
  6. Embellished Items
  7. Jewelry
  8. Knives, Swords, & Blades
  9. Pipes & Paraphernalia
  10. Stuffed Toys

V. Markets
A. Chattanooga Market

  1. About Chattanooga Market
  2. Chattanooga Market Setup & Breakdown
  3. Chattanooga Market Vendor Parking
  4. Chattanooga Market Combatting Weather Conditions

B. River Market

  1. About the River Market
  2. River Market Setup & Breakdown
  3. River Market Vendor Parking
  4. River Market Parking Map

C. Chattanooga Market at Erlanger

  1. About Chattanooga Market at Erlanger
  2. Erlanger Market Setup & Breakdown
  3. Erlanger Market: Parking and Procedures

D. Holiday Market

  1. About Holiday Market
  2. Holiday Market Booth Information
  3. Holiday Market Layout
  4. Holiday Market Fees
  5. Holiday Market Setup & Breakdown
  6. Holiday Market Vendor Parking

E. Special Events

  1. Sip TN Chattanooga Winefest
  2. Chattanooga Beer Fest
  3. Chattanooga Oktoberfest®
  4. Head of Hooch®