Firstly, you need to register on the website via the relevant membership-type page (Click here for Fair Organisers, Click here for Stall Holders) and, once registered, you will receive an email with a link to our membership application documents. Please complete these and post them to the address on the forms.
Frequently Asked Questions
Your company will appear in our annual Directory – the handbook for our fair organisers; you will have access to the Association’s List of Fairs, opportunities for networking at seminars and the annual conference and access to the general support offered by an Association of like-minded enterprises. (Click here to see the advantages of being a CFA Registered Stall Holder)
To join as a stallholder the cost is £75 plus the Insurance Premium tax. This amount includes membership fee, Personal Accident insurance (a necessary requirement for membership), and insurance premium tax. If Public, Product and Employer’s Liability Insurance (PPEL) is required it is an additional £40 per year plus Insurance Premium Tax (See the Stallholders page for all other insurance options). (Click here to see the advantages and costs of being a CFA stallholder)
Fair Organiser membership costs £45 per fair. In addition there is an initial joining fee of £20.
As a Stallholder your membership lasts for one year from the date you join as does your insurance ie if you join on 1 April 2019, your membership and insurance lasts until 31 March 2020.
As a Fair Organiser member your membership runs from the date you joined the CFA to the date of your fair and then from the date you renew to the date of your fair.
Personal Accident cover is a benefit and an integral part of the membership fee for stallholders, the membership fee can also be extended to include Public, Product and Employer’s Liability cover which is a prerequisite of all stallholders attending any fair. For insurance cover please see our Insurance Summary page and cost (Click here to see the advantages and costs of being a CFA stallholder)
The CFA fairs are usually organised by individual member fair organisers. However the CFA sometimes organises selling opportunities for its member stallholders
Our individual fair organiser members arrange up to 100 fairs annually
Your fair will appear in the Association’s Fairs List and Calendar which is accessed by our stallholder membership.
You will receive support from the CFA with the marketing of your fair and hopefully increase your footfall by reaching a new audience. This is done in two ways a) your fair will be on the relevant email sent out to our targeted mailing list b) your fair will have a paid for targeted boost on the CFA social media one week before it happens. You will be able to attend our annual conference where you will see our specifically selected & vetted stallholders at the new stallholders gallery and the speed presentations. For those and other advantages click here.
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Charity Fairs have, since their birth some 30 years ago, become major businesses. The Charity Fairs Association was founded to assist in the growth of this sector and to help the relationships between charities and small independent retailing businesses. Being a CFA member brings with it a wealth of benefits and cost savings.
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