Here Are Just A Few Reasons You Need To Be Here:
- ARTISTS LOVE IT – 61% of artists we surveyed said the event met or exceeded their expectations.
- $250,000+ IN ADVERTISIGN AND PROMOTION – The Dispatch Media Group* produces the festival and we’ll use our vast mix of media to get the word out.
- 10,000 ART LOVERS – all three days of the 2012 event rocked with big crowds of qualified art lovers who were ready to buy. 61% of artists surveyed said they sold more than $1,000 worth of art.
- $5,000 ART GIVEAWAY – That’s right, “Art Buck$” are back. Visitors can win free $100 art certificates to spend with you. 78% of artists said Art Buck$ had a positive effect on them last year.
- HOT CITY FOR ART – Columbus spends nearly $60 million a year on decorating their homes (including collectables and art).**
*The Dispatch Media Group of companies includes The Columbus Dispatch, WBNS-10TV, ThisWeek Community Newspapers, Columbus Monthly, Columbus CEO, alive!, Capital Style, Columbus Parent, a range of other magazines and the largest on-line network of local web sites, including dispatch.com, 10TV.com and 25 others.
**Source: PrimeLocation 2011; Copyright 2011, the Nielsen Company.
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Interested In Applying?
Interested in applying for the 2012 Riverfront Arts Festival? Visit zapplication.org and apply by April 5!
For more information contact Amanda Leeman at email@example.com or Karen Lockhart at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (614) 299-9221.
- Application Deadline: April 5
- Jury Process: April 8 – 12
- Accepted and Waitlisted Artists Announcement: April 19
- Booth Fees Due: May 31
- Refund Deadline (full refund minus processing fee of $30): By July 1 (after July 1 you may receive a $100 refund on your booth fee until August 1, after which no refunds will be issued.
All award winners will receive a free entry (jury fee and booth fee) into 2014’s show as well as:
- Best of Show: $700
- Second Place: $500
- Third Place: $300
Sponsorships customized to fit you company’s marketing needs are available. Maximize your participation in the Riverfront Arts Festival through event sponsorship!
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
614.469.6215 (direct line)