Merchant’s Corner

The Junior League of Washington (JLW) is thrilled to present our 59th Annual Holiday Shops at Dock5 at Union Market (1309 5th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002) on November 17-19, 2017.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Holiday Shops merchant. We search far and wide for the best retailers to keep our market new and fresh. We also know that our shoppers love to see their old favorites, and returning merchants.

2017 Merchant Fact Sheet Click here for a fact sheet of basic information (show schedule, booth sizes and fees, etc.)

Holiday Shops 2017 Merchant Applications are now available. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we will accept them until September 30, 2017.

 

Merchant’s Resources

Supporting Information for Prospect Merchants

Merchant Photos If you were unable to submit photos for the Merchant Jury with your original application, please email them to holidayshops-merchants@jlw.org; indicate in the subject line “photos attached for application sent earlier.” We will be using your photos to help promote the wonderful items available at Holiday Shops.

Additional information for Accepted Merchants

Booth Sizes/Preference If you are accepted to our 2017 Holiday Shops, you will receive an acceptance email and need to log in to your Merchant Home Page to submit your booth size preference. Once your booth request is confirmed by Holiday Shops, links to make your booth deposit and final payments will appear on your Merchant Home Page. Please contact webmaster@jlw.org if you were accepted but do not have payment links or did not receive a contract to complete and return to Holiday Shops. Please contact holidayshops-merchants@jlw.org if you did not receive an email from Holiday Shops regarding your application submission.

2017 Merchant Contract The 2017 Contract is provided to merchants via email upon acceptance to the show. Contracts are final once countersigned by JLW. Booths are assigned once all booth fees (deposit and balance) are paid in full.

Media Kit The 2017 Media Kit will provide you information to help promote your involvement through your social media channels.

Merchant Handbook and Exhibitor Attachment The 2017 Handbook will be available early this fall and will be provided to Merchants via email once you are accepted to the show and all contracts and booth fees have been received by JLW.

Form to Remit Washington, DC, Sales Tax Collected During the November 2017 Show Merchants at our 59th Annual Holiday Shops in November 2017 will be required to submit a DC tax form along with sales tax collected (6% for goods in DC). The DC Sales Tax Form will be provided to merchants directly once accepted to the show.