Maker Information & Application 2020

Now in its eighth year, Made In Kingston for 2020 has been reimagined as an online Makers Market, highlighting the wonderful array of all things handcrafted, fabricated or manufactured in the City of Kingston, NY. As a maker, you’ll have a featured listing on the homepage as well as an individual page with photos, optional video, and contact info. See samples below.

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WHO:

  • All artists and makers who live, work and/or create within the City of Kingston are encouraged to apply.
  • Sorry, applicants from neighboring towns are not eligible.
  • Makers include anyone who handcrafts, manufactures or fabricates items within the City of Kingston (includes anyone who qualified for MIK in 2019, including food vendors.) All others are invited to sponsor the website; please see sponsorship info here.

WHAT:

  • The MIK website is for publicity and promotion only. Artists and businesses are responsible for all sales, payments, shipping, and customer service.
  • Each maker will be listed on the main page with a photo and link to their individual page. Display order will rotate randomly.
  • Makers’ individual pages will include business name, up to 5 photos, optional video, and contact info (website, online shop, social media and/or phone). See sample here.
  • Promotion will begin in October and continue year-round! Extra promotion will occur for the holiday season.
  • The website will be promoted on our Facebook and Instagram pages, in the newspaper, via e-blasts, and on the radio.
  • Each maker will be highlighted on the MIK Facebook and Instagram. Makers are encouraged to share and promote the site on their social media.

FEE:

  • The fee is $40 for inclusion on the website for one year ending September 30, 2021.
  • All memberships will expire 9/30/21 regardless of when application is received or accepted.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • The annual fee is collected via Paypal at time of application. If for any reason you don’t qualify, your fee will be refunded.
  • Makers who also wish to be a sponsor will receive a discount during the application process.

Thank you!

The 2020 Made in Kingston committee