Houston Market Online Enrollment
A new enrollment system is now in effect for Market. ALL enrollments must be completed via our website at www.quilts.com. Enrollment will remain open continuously throughout the show. Please refer to our website for the announcement of when enrollment will open. You may review or update your schedule at ANY time with your confirmation number. Please review the refund/cancellation policies below.
how to enroll
IMPORTANT! BEFORE YOU START THE REGISTRATION PROCESS!
In order to attend the show, each person must pay the Market Badge fee of $30 (includes repeat admission to the show and a Buyer’s Guide) AND the associated fees for each class, seminar or special event you register for. The badge fee is non-refundable.
CONFIRMATION OF ENROLLMENT
IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES
ENROLLMENT OFFICE CONTACT INFO:
Phone: 1-512-407-9185, Monday-Friday 9 am-1 pm (CDT) through October 18, 2019.
Refunds are structured as follows:
CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS ARE AS FOLLOWS: 1. BUYERS BADGES
Buyers are shop owners, online retailers, or employees who have the power to initiate purchasing commitments with Quilt Market exhibitors. A) Retailer:One wholesale invoice from within the last 12 months, from industry suppliers, with a minimum amount of $350. (If you are a New Retailer established within the last six months and your credentials confirm that, you may submit an invoice with a $150 minimum.)And 1 of the 3 items listed below:• Tax certificate, Federal EIN number, or business license• Active company website with unique domain name• Proof of a business checking account (letter from your bank, voided business check, etc.) B) Manufacturers, Importers, and Distributors of Industry Related Products:Two items from the list below:• Federal EIN number• Business license or tax certificate• Active company website, catalogs, price sheets, or literature representing the
product(s) manufactured, imported, or distributed 2. INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL BADGETrade badges will be issued to other businesses that are within the trade, but whose primary function is not the retail sales of quilting supplies and fabric. This includes teachers, designers, sales and marketing representatives, book publishers, longarm quilters, etc.Two items from the list below:• Active company website with a unique domain name• Tax certificate or Business license• Letter of authorization from a current Quilt Market Exhibitor• Work contract for services or licensing agreement• Proof of two industry related published designs in books, magazines, websites,
brochures, manufacturer’s advertisement, or product sheet NOTE: Employees must verify employment to attend Market as a representative of a business for each Market they attend. Please submit one of the following items with the required business credentials:• Copy of most recent canceled company payroll check or paycheck stub.• Employee work contract signed by both employer and employee detailing work
agreement and method of compensation.• Business card (Business name must be printed on the card).
ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEES:
We understand that business identity requirements may be different for our international visitors. Please provide as much documentation as possible that is comparable to what is requested in the above requirements. If we have questions or concerns, we will contact you. If you have questions, please contact our enrollment office at firstname.lastname@example.org.