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CALL TO ARTISTS - SUMMER SHADE FESTIVAL 2007 - Artist Market Application Package

Summer Shade Festival Exhibitor/Vendor Agreement

Artist/Exhibitor/Vendor Agreement

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival 2007

The following signed agreement, accompanied by one or more check/s in full payment of all booth rental fees, must be received upon applying for entry.  Failure to submit a signed and dated agreement constitutes an incomplete application.  Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the.  [Summer Shade Festival Committee] (the “Committee”).

Mail your complete application package to:

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

c/o Grant Park Conservancy

499 Broyles St, SE

Atlanta, Georgia 30312

1.         Authority and Compliance: The undersigned exhibitor/vendor (“Participant”) represents to the Committee, the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival and Grant Park Conservancy (collectively, the “Organizers”) that he/she is fully authorized to sign for and bind the Participant regarding this agreement (this “Agreement”) and Participant’s participation in the 2007 Grant Park Summer Shade Festival (the “Festival”).

2.         Compliance with Laws, Rules & Regulations.  Participant shall comply with all municipal, state, and federal laws and regulations in connection with its participation in the Festival, including Georgia laws regarding the collection of sales tax and the sale of food and alcoholic beverages.  Participant agrees that Participant’s participation, and all persons associated with Participant, shall comply with all rules, policies and procedures prescribed by the Organizers, as they deem necessary for the efficient, safe, and tasteful (i.e., non-offensive) conduct of the Festival and its related activities.

3.         Promotion and Sale of Merchandise: Participant agrees to exhibit and/or sell only those items listed on Participant’s application and which have been approved by the Committee. Participant understands that the Committee may require the removal or discontinuance of the sale of any items that, in the Committee’s sole and absolute discretion, content, style, quality or spirit of the Festival or the items depicted in Participant’s application, which are otherwise not in compliance with the Festival rules or policies, or which are unlawful, politically oriented, or otherwise inconsistent with the standards, quality or purposes of the Festival. Participant agrees that in any dispute over Festival policies, procedures or decisions, the Committee’s final determination shall govern and shall be final and conclusive, and Participant shall accept the same whatever the outcome.

4.         Indemnification: Participant hereby indemnifies and hold harmless the Festival, the Committee and the Organizers, and their respective volunteers, sponsors, employees, contractors, subcontractors, officers and directors (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”), and each of them, from and against any liability, claim, damages, loss, or expense (including attorney’s fees) incurred or suffered by any Indemnified Person that is caused by or arises from (a) any claims, injury, death, damage to any person (including spectators) or his or her property (including persons or property of Participant's officers, agents or employees or any Person associated with Participant) received, done or occurring in, on or about any portion of the premises on which the Festival is located or arising out of Participant’s participation in the Festival; (b) any negligent act or omission by Participant, any person associated with Participant or Participant’s participation in the Festival and all employees, subcontractors and suppliers of Participant; or (c) any breach of Participant’s representations, warranties, or obligations herein.  Not in limitation of the foregoing, Participant shall at all times be responsible for securing Participant’s property against theft, vandalism, loss and destruction (including during the period between the Participant’s setup and the beginning of the Festival and overnight between the days of the Festival)

5.         Force Majeure.  Neither the Festival nor the Organizers shall be held responsible if, through an "act of God" or conditions beyond their control, they shall be unable to provide a booth, area or space on the date and time when the engagement herein contracted for is scheduled or any cancellation or postponement of the Festival as a result of any “act of God.” 

6.         No representations or warranties. Participant acknowledges and understands that neither the Committee, the Organizers nor any representative of either of them has made any guarantees, representations, or warranties regarding product sales, attendance, exclusive privileges or the Participant’s success, profits or revenues from the Festival. No oral representation, warranty, condition, or agreement of any kind or nature whatsoever shall be binding upon the parties hereto unless incorporated in this Agreement.  This Agreement, any rules and regulations promulgated by the Committee, and any application submitted in connection herewith contains all the terms and conditions agreed upon by the parties hereto.  This Agreement may not be amended except in a writing signed by both parties hereto. 

7.         Governing Law.   This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia

8.         Location.  Organizers reserve the right to place Participants in booth locations at the complete discretion of the Organizers.  Participant will have its assigned areas cleaned, all merchandise removed from its area and its area returned to the state it was when they arrived no later than _9_ P.M. on __August 26___, 2007.  Participant shall have no rights to assign or sublease its rights under this Agreement, or any space, booth or area provided to the Participant, without the prior written consent of the Organizers.  Participant shall have the right to display, sell and conduct its activities only within its assigned space or booth. 

9.         Right of Termination.       If Participant violates any material term of this Agreement, the Committee shall have the right to terminate this Agreement, immediately close Participant’s space or booth, and retain all prior payments by Participant.

Participant Name (print):


Business Name (print):


Signature: ___________________________

Date: ___________

Accepted by the Committee: __________________________




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