THE CTWF2024 MARKETPLACE 

The Cairns Tropical Writers’ Festival’s MarketPlace is positioned in the heart of CTWF HQ, and is a thriving hub for celebrating storytelling in all its forms.  

Capturing the large CTWF audience, and with a vibrant and exciting buzz, the MarketPlace provides a diverse experience of carefully selected storytellers and local artisans, set amidst the bustling social experience of the 2024 Writers Festival. 

We’re now offering these exclusive MarketPlace opportunities to local storytellers and artisans, who will bring a valuable element to the Festival. 

What’s in it for You?

As a CTWF MarketPlace holder, we value your contribution to the CTWF MarketPlace, and we want you to gain the maximum benefit from this opportunity.  We’ve curated these two unique options to enable you to get involved: 

OPTION 1:   $250 (incl GST)

    • Equipment – We’ll provide a 1.8m trestle table, tablecloth and one chair at a non-powered site in the CTWF Hub for the three-day duration of CTWF2024 – Friday 8 March to Sunday 10 March 2024. 
    • Marketing – We promote your MarketPlace stall through CTWF social media and our CTWF website.
    • Credibility – Being associated with CTWF adds an extra layer of credibility to your product or service, and the large and engaged audience will be encouraged to explore the vendor sites.

OPTION 2:   $395 (incl GST)

 

    • Equipment – We’ll provide a 1.8m trestle table, tablecloth and one chair at a non-powered site in the CTWF Hub for the three-day duration of CTWF2024 – Friday 8 March to Sunday 10 March 2024. 
    • Marketing – We promote your MarketPlace stall through CTWF social media and our CTWF website.
    • Credibility – Being associated with CTWF adds an extra layer of credibility to your product or service, and the large and engaged audience will be encouraged to explore the vendor sites.
    • Three-Day Pass to the General Admission areas of the Festival (valued at $170)
    • Three-Day VIP access to the EXCLUSIVE CTWF Presenters Green Room (priceless!)
    • VIP invite to the EXCLUSIVE CTWF2024 Welcome Party on Thursday, 7 March 2024 (priceless!)
    • VIP invite to the CTWF Official Opening on Friday, 8 March 2024 (priceless!)
    • VIP invite to the EXCLUSIVE CTWF2024 Closing Party on Sunday, 10 March 2024 (priceless!)
    • Exclusive CTWF2024 Goody Bag, which will be gifted to all our wonderful presenters. (priceless!)

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY 

CTWF is committed to reducing its environmental impact, and continues to work hard towards sustainable outcomes, including the commitment to reducing impact on the environment and to prioritise ethical practices, such as:
minimising general waste
reducing, reusing and recycling.

To be considered for a MarketPlace position, vendors must comply with the Festival’s Sustainability Ethos.
No plastic products (including recycled or reusable) may be used in any MarketPlace stalls.
We appreciate your help in creating a more environmentally friendly festival!

 

WANT A SPACE AT THE MARKETPLACE? Apply Here:

PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ AND UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING IN THIS DOCUMENT BEFORE YOU APPLY!

By applying for a stall at CTWF MarketPlace, you agree to abide by all the conditions outlined within the documentation provided. Stallholders agree to comply with any additional reasonable requests that CTWF representatives, managers or other persons authorised by CTWF management may have. It is a condition of participation at CTWF MarketPlace that all terms and conditions are accepted without reservation. CTWF management reserves the right to refuse participation at CTWF at any time if any terms and conditions are not adhered to. Any decision as such by CTWF management will be final.

Please note: There is no fee to submit this MarketPlace EOI.  If your application is successful, the relevant fee of either $250 or $395 is applicable.  All applicants will be considered upon submission by the programming team.
There will be standardised criteria used to assess every application, as MarketPlace spaces are limited.


For more information on the MarketPlace please contact us at program@ctwf.com.au  

Applications close 14 February 2024

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Which option do you choose?

I understand that if this application is successful, I will be invoiced a fee of either $250 or $395, which needs to be paid by the due date shown on the invoice.

I understand this application will go through a submission process and be assessed against a set criteria.