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Call for applications to participate in the INSIDE [CRAFT] Craft Trail and Pop up retail events 2017

We have received news of some exciting opportunities for Makers. INSIDE [CRAFT] Have announced plans to start a a craft trail and pop-up  retail events. Details from the organisers is listed below

INSIDE [CRAFT] Craft Trail

Inside [Craft] would like to invite you to participate in the 2017 Craft Trail. The aim of the Craft Trail is to make craft businesses more visible to the Irish public and tourist visitors, thus enabling potential customers to access and purchase craft, applied art and design more easily. The Craft Trail, as a printed and online resource, will provide year-round promotion.

FOR THE BUSINESSES WHO MEET THE CRITERIA FOR INCLUSION ON THE INSIDE [CRAFT]: CRAFT TRAIL THERE IS NO PARTICIPATION FEE – It is FREE to have your business included in the Inside [Craft] first publication of Craft trail.

You will find more information on the back of the application form.
If you would like to apply please fill in the APPLICATION FORM and return to by email to annamarie@momentumconsulting.ie by Friday 23 June at 5pm by post to Momentum Consulting, Orchard Court, Leitrim Village, Co. Leitrim at the latest.

All applications will be subject to a Selection Process. A copy of the APPLICATION APPRAISAL FORM is enclosed. This shows how your application will be appraised. You should not assume that the appraisers know what you make or do. The selection will be made on the Application Form and supporting materials alone.

All Applications should include the following supporting materials:
• Proof of insurance (Public Liability is a requirement of participation)
• Up to 6 images via- A) email, B) share a wetransfer link (https://wetransfer.com to annamarie@momentumconsulting.ie or post a CD to the address above (images must be high resolution at least 1MB and 300dpi)
• A current CV listing the highlights of your career in craft, applied art and design to date
• A brochure about you and what you make and /or do
If you have any queries or need more information please do not hesitate to contact Momentum Consulting (annamarie@momentumconsulting.ie).

Inside [Craft] Trail Application Form

INSIDE [CRAFT] Pop-up Retail Events

Dear Maker-Designer,

An exciting new initiative, Creative Connections led by the Local Enterprise Offices in Cavan, Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon has recently resulted in the formation of a new craft, art and design network for Counties Cavan, Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon. This new network is INSIDE [CRAFT] and it will develop an assortment of exciting events and happenings over the coming months, including a website, a craft trail and a series of pop up retail experiences.

Inside [Craft] would like to invite you to apply to participate in the 2017 Pop Up Retail Events
The aim of the Pop Up Retail Events is to make craft businesses more visible to the Irish public and tourist visitors during 2017, thus enabling potential customers to access and purchase craft, art and design more easily – ultimately to help you grow your sales and customer base.

You will find more information on the final page of the attached APPLICATION FORM. If you would like to apply please fill in the APPLICATION FORM and return to by email to hello@creativespark.ie by Friday 23 June at 5pm at the latest or by post to Creative Spark, Clontygora Drive, Muirhevnamor, Dundalk, Co. Louth.

It is planned to host the first pop up retail event on the August Bank Holiday. Up to six venues will be selected throughout the four counties promoting this project – Cavan, Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon – during 2017. There will be further calls for events during 2017, so even if you think you are not quite ready, or you don’t have work for an August event, please do send a submission form by Friday 23 June so that we know you are interested in participating.

We look forward to your response and to working with you.
Regards,
Sarah Daly
Creative Spark
Clontygora Drive
Muirhevnamor
Dundalk
Co. Louth
A91 HF77
T: +353 (0)42 938 5720
E: hello@creativespark.ie
www.creativespark.ie

INSIDE-CRAFT-Pop-Up-Retail-Events-2017-Application-Form.docx