Fair Organiser Membership

Do you have a cause you want to support?

For the past 15 years Bishop’s Waltham Garden Fair Committee, under the chairmanship of Joan Ferrer, has raised money for St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital.

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Is your shopping event needing a boost?

Why not give it a charity element and join the CFA so you can introduce new stallholders and increase your crowd through our marketing support?

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Other shopping ideas may be considered for membership

If your ‘shopping idea’ has a charity element in that you make a donation from your event to charity, you could be considered for CFA membership.

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Make your fair part of the CFA brand which raises over £1.5 million per year through all our member fairs, where the shoppers ‘SHOP TO GIVE’ (10% of their spend goes to the fairs’ charity)

There are lots of great reasons to be a Fair Organiser Member of the Charity Fairs Association, whatever your fair size

The Charity Fairs Association is the source of expertise on charity fairs

A DIRECTORY OF VETTED STALLHOLDERS

A list of over 350 original, independent, talented stallholders who have all passed the CFA committee scrutiny, are insured and offer individuality. Many of them are award winning.

AGM / CONFERENCE

Every January with excellent relevant presentations, viewing of the new stallholder’s gallery, listening to stallholder speed presentations, networking with other fair organisers.

THE CFA FAIR ORGANISERS & STALLHOLDERS GUIDE

This gives you up to date information and advice on running a fair – a great starting point!

THE ANNUAL CFA NEWSLETTER ‘SHOP TO GIVE’

Relevant up to date news, views, articles, adverts

ASSISTANCE WITH MARKETING YOUR FAIR

Through our social media boosts and mailing list of committed shoppers

LISTING ON THE EXCLUSIVE CFA FAIRS LIST

Released every January to all our stallholders who await the information eagerly to start applying. The on-line list is updated as soon as a fair joins all year round

BESPOKE SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS

On relevant topics eg social media, marketing

COMPETITIVE INSURANCE

If you require it we have insurance expertise on hand.

SUPPORT AND ADVICE

Only an email away! Our Administrative Manager will be able to advise or put you in touch with someone who can!

ACCESS TO CFA HIGH QUALITY BRANDING

With CFA bags, CFA Social Media, CFA membership badges.

Membership Costs:

And the cost for all this? Only £20 to join and £45 annual subscription per fair

JOIN AS A FAIR ORGANISER

HOW TO JOIN NOW AND BECOME A FAIR ORGANISER!

You need to register your details by clicking on the button below and you will then be sent the application forms on return email.

To complete the application form you will need to advise us

  • Which charity you are supporting, how long you have been running your fair or what experience you have of running a fair
  • What percentage of your takings you propose giving to the chosen charity
  • What is the size of your mailing list (no other details will be asked about this)
  • The location of your venue and the number of stalls you intend to have
  • Photos and invitations/flyers you have of previous fairs

You are asked if possible to give the names of 2 CFA members as referees but don’t let this put you off. If you do not know anyone this is not a problem. Your application will be discussed among the CFA committee.

JOIN AS A FAIR ORGANISER

Please complete the Application form in full and return it to:

Charity Fairs Association,
Hunters Moon,
Humber Lame,
Tidworth,
Wiltshire,
SP9 7AW
07887 973 390

All applicants will be required to agree to be bound by the CFA Best Practise for Fair, click the button below to view.

FAIR ORGANISER BEST PRACTICE

Why should your fair be part of the CFA

CFA – Annual General Meeting 2017

Testimonial

The CFA is an invaluable resource both for Fair Organisers and Stallholders. Our fair alone has so far raised close to £300,000 for the RNLI and nationwide the money raised by all the fairs must be huge!!

RNLI Michaelmas FairThe CFA is an invaluable resource

Charities Our Fairs Support

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