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Makers Market Vendors

Calling All Makers!

Open Call for Makers Market Vendors

Application Deadline: September 5, 2018

The Makers Market will be held at Otis College of Art and Design at 9045 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045 during the 100% Festival on Saturday and Sunday, November 10 & 11, 2018 at Noon to 5 p.m.

The 100% Festival is a two-day public event that will feature guest speakers, workshops, live demos, music, food trucks, and more. It is a celebration of the creative spirit, a recognition of artists and designers giving 100% of themselves to their passion, and a commitment to continue to inspire and teach the next generation.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for makers in all mediums: illustration, handcrafted products and goods, fine art, micro-businesses, and more. The majority of items should be created by the applicant. There is no fee to apply. 

For more details and to read the full policy please refer to the FAQs and Vendor Application.

Why apply?

Otis College is a hub of creativity and the 100% Festival will bring design enthusiasts, L.A. makers, professional creatives, as well as our thriving student-artist community together for two days of making, learning, and fun. As the perfect compliment to our live demos, workshops, speaker panels, and more, the Makers Market is a unique opportunity to connect with these audiences.

As a vendor in the Makers Market your work will also be highlighted on the Find Your 100 website, on Otis College’s official social channels, and could potentially be featured in additional content such as video or editorial pieces.

Makers Market Vendor FAQs

  • Is there a fee to apply?

    There is no fee to apply to be a 100% Festival Makers Market Vendor. Upon selection, you will receive payment instructions on how to confirm your space in the market.

    Application and Confirmation Schedule

    • Wednesday, September 5, 2018 (11:59 p.m. Pacific Time): Application Deadline
    • Friday, September 14, 2018: Notifications to Accepted Makers Market Vendors
    • Friday, October 5, 2018: Makers Market Vendor Payments Deadline
    • Friday, October 19, 2018: Set up, Parking, and Break Down Instructions
    • Saturday, November 10, 2018: Makers Market Day 1
    • Sunday, November 11, 2018: Makers Market Day 2
  • What's included in a Canopy Booth or Table?

    All Canopy Booths and Tables include two 6’ ft tables placed front and back and two chairs (canopy is applicable to Canopy Booths only; shared shade is available with Tables). Makers Market Vendors are responsible for providing all other necessary elements for their display. All Vendor payment systems and sales transactions are the responsibility of the Vendor. The Makers Market is outdoors.

    Canopy Booth

    Description Duration Cost
    10' x 10' Canopy Booth One day $150
    10' x 10' Alumni Canopy Booth One day $75*
    10' x 10' Student Canopy Booth One day $75*
    10' x 10' Canopy Booth* Two days $250
    10' x 10' Alumni Canopy Booth* Two days $125*
    10' x 10' Student Canopy Booth* Two days $125*

    Please note we are unable to provide overnight storage.

    Table

    Description Duration Cost
    Table (with shared shade) One day $125
    Alumni Table (with shared shade) One day $60*
    Student Table (with shared shade) One day $60*
    Table (with shared shade)* Two days $200
    Alumni Table (with shared shade)* Two days $100*
    Student Table (with shared shade)* Two days $100*

    Please note we are unable to provide overnight storage.

    Free parking and detailed set up and breakdown instructions will be provided to all accepted Maker Vendors.

    Should you require any special needs (electrical, etc.) please mention them in the “Additional Comments” area of the Vendor Application.

  • Do you offer Alumni or Student discounts?

    Yes. All Alumni and Student rates reflect a 50% discount. 

  • When can I start setting up?

    Makers Market Vendor set-up will take place on each morning of the event. Set up, parking, and break down instructions will go out by Friday, October 19, 2018.

    We are unable to provide overnight storage.

  • What facilities are available?

    Public restrooms are located in Ahmanson Hall, Galef Center, and the Academic Building. Gender neutral restrooms are located in the Lower Level of Ahmanson Hall.

    Vendors are welcome to bring their own food and beverages for personal consumption. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. 

    Smoking of tobacco and e-cigarettes is permitted only in designated areas.

    Free Wi-Fi is available.

    Please contact Makers Market coordinator if you have any questions about special accommodations.

  • What not to bring

    Prohibited:

    Sales of food or beverage.

    Alcoholic beverages, marijuana, and illegal substances.

    Pets and other animals.*

    *With the exception of “service animals” as defined by American with Disabilities Act Amendment Act “ADAAA”

  • What is the cancellation policy?

    The full policy is included in the Vendor Application.

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If you have any questions, please email Makers Market coordinator at lpark@otis.edu or call (310) 665-6939.