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Merritt Art Walk - 2016


The intent of ART WALK is to provide an opportunity to develop a partnership between local businesses and their customers, visitors and Nicola Valley's creative community.

Participation Fee:  Chamber (member) rate - $200              

Non-member rate - $300

* Fees are used for promotion of event, the business, and the artist


Feature your business with artist on
Increase traffic: attractive window displays have proven to be the most effective traffic builders for six weeks.
Promote your business through Art Walk advertising and promotions (including newspapers, radio, TV, email and & Merritt & District Chamber of Commerce websites, posters, Passport book with map)
Establish community recognition that Merritt's retailers support Arts & Culture
Puts your business "on the map" literally. Artwalk supplies a map in the Passport book,for the public containing all
of the participating businesses and artists
Encourage artists to demonstrate during your business hours


• Provide a space suitable for the artist to set up an attractive display of their work which is visible to the public.


• Complete application form and return it with the application fee - cheque, cash, credit card to Merritt &
District Chamber of Commerce office by May 20th.
• Have the display area cleaned and emptied, as set up will take place between June 27th and June 30th .
(Artists work must be displayed until Aug. 12th or 13th., 2016).
• Display and hand-out supplied materials to the public (posters, brochures with maps)
• Promote your artist by displaying their business cards, or include them in your own promotions.

NOTE: please let the Merritt & District Chamber of Commerce know immediately if there is an issue with your artist - ie they don't
show up to set up, their work is poorly framed or displayed, etc - we would like all issues taken care of BEFORE the event begins!
Thank you.


Contact, the Merritt & District Chamber of Commerce office @ 2185 Voght St.


For more information contact: Etelka Gillespie, Merritt & District Chamber of Commerce 250-378-5634 

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