NameGH Marketplace: Love Design Shop
Address1214 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1J6, Canada
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A curated marketplace as part of the Gladstone Hotel"s 2019 Come Up To My Room annual alternative design event.

This special edition GH Marketplace will focus on showcasing works for sale by local independent and emerging designers and makers.

Love Design Shop is curated by Sarah Cooper, co-founder Shelter Bay and will be promoted in the 2019 CUTMR press release, exhibition catalogue, social media promotion and cross-promoted with the Toronto Design Offsite TODO list.

Market Details:

The Market will take place on Sunday, January 20, 2019 in the North Ballroom on the main floor of the Gladstone. Admission is free to the public.

Vendor Load in and Set up - 10am - 11am

Market hours - 11am-6pm

Vendor Strike and Load Out - 6pm-7pm

Vendor Fee is $100 and includes:

  • 6' standard banquet table and chair. (Vendors must bring their own tablecloth/display props)

  • promotional support, social media and targeted audience outreach in coordination with curator or partnering organization

  • Note to Vendors: Vendors are responsible for all payment transactions. Gladstone Hotel cannot provide change.

About GH Marketplace

The GH Marketplace presents curated monthly shopping experiences highlighting local artists and entrepreneurs, artisanal producers, creative collectives and social enterprises. At the Gladstone, we believe buying local, seasonal and championing and facilitating opportunities for artists, entrepreneurs and micro producers is necessary to support our local environment and our local economy. Our monthly marketplace is connected to our cultural programming strategy. And one of the ways that we strive to grow our community of creatives and innovators and connect them to each other and to our guests. Each GH Marketplace is themed and collaboratively created working with independent curators or in partnership with cultural and community groups.

Why Participate:

  • FOCUS - The GH Marketplace is focused on showcasing independent and emerging artists, entrepreneurs and social enterprises. We like to shine a spotlight on innovators, movers and shakers.

  • INTIMATE - The unique setting of the hotel, and the size (usually 20 vendors), focus and mandate of our marketplace provides every participant with the opportunity to be prominently featured.

  • ACCESSIBLE - Participation costs for vendors are minimal compared to trade shows and more commercial events. Markets are free with no admission fee to the public.

  • EXPOSURE - We work hard to support vendors to draw audience and professional contacts via our networks and provide access to our social media followers.

  • SUPPORT - The Gladstone staff team supports market planning, marketing and promotions to make participating is easy and rewarding. And we engage individual curators, advocators and partners who provide expertise, connect their networks and infuse their creative energy make each market hum.

  • CONNECTION - When you participate in GH Marketplace events you become part of the Gladstone Hotel family. You will see your neighbours, your colleagues, and people you would like to meet - new clients, future collaborators. We want to you to feel at home and be yourself. The Gladstone is a place for fun, taking chances, connecting to people and new opportunities!

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