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Tables: Call for Proposals

(The deadline to request table space at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair is APRIL 3, 2015, before 11pm, Montreal time.)

The Montreal Anarchist Bookfair includes booksellers, distributors, independent presses and political groups from all over Montreal, Quebec, North America, and abroad.

There will be Bookfair tabling on ONE day – Saturday, May 23, 2015, from 10am to 5pm. Table set-up begins at 9am and we ask that vendors arrive no later than 9:30am.

Tabling will take place in TWO spaces that are located across from each other: the Centre Culturel Georges-Vanier (CCGV) at 2450 rue Workman, and the Centre d’éducation populaire de la Petite-Bourgogne et de St-Henri (CEDA) at 2515 rue Delisle.

The CCGV auditorium is located on the second floor of the CCGV building and is wheelchair accessible by elevator. The CCGV is air-conditioned. The CEDA auditorium is located on the main floor of the CEDA building, and is wheelchair accessible. The CEDA building will also host the childcare room.

The Bookfair collective determines how much table space will be provided to each vendor, as well as the location of tables.

The cost of table space is 10% of your sales on each day of the Bookfair. If you are a group that will not be selling material, we ask that you make a donation for your table space (pay what you can afford).

The lists of groups, vendors and organizations that tabled at previous Bookfairs are linked here: 201420132012, 2011, 2010.

Please use the following online table request form to request table space at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair, or contact us directly at info@anarchistbookfair.ca (answering all the questions below). The deadline to request table space is APRIL 3, 2015 before 11pm Montreal time.

Please provide ALL the following information clearly if you are requesting tabling space at the Bookfair:

a) Provide the name of your group and your geographic location (exactly as you want it to appear in our publicity).

b) Provide your website, if applicable (we will link to this website from our website).

c) Provide both your telephone and a single e-mail address (this info is for Bookfair organizers only). Please provide a contact e-mail that you check regularly.

d) Please indicate your agreement with the Bookfair principles:http://www.anarchistbookfair.ca/about/principles

e) If your group does not identify as anarchist, please indicate your interest in participating in the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair.

f) Have you tabled at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair before? If so, under what vendor name?

g) Please provide a short description of your group and the material you intend to distribute at the Bookfair; if you are new to the Anarchist Bookfair, please indicate clearly how your materials fit within the parameters of the Anarchist Bookfair.

h) Please indicate how much material you would like to display, which will help us determine table space. The Bookfair collective determines how much table space will be provided to each vendor, as well as the location of tables.

i) Please indicate if you have any accessibility needs.

j) Please indicate whether you carry any children’s books or materials.

k) Please indicate whether your materials are mainly in French, English or other languages.

l) RECIPROCITY: If you will be tabling as part of the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair, we ask that you promote the Bookfair & Festival of Anarchy on your website, blog, and/or announcements list, as applicable (once in mid-April, and then again in early-May), and as much as possible, also help with flyering and postering. Please indicate here how you can help with promotion of the Bookfair

m) Is there anything else you want to add?

Thank you for filling out this form. We will confirm we have received it at the contact address you’ve provided, and contact you later in April to inform you if we’ll be able to offer you table space at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair. REMINDER: This year, tabling will take place on ONE DAY only: Saturday, May 23 between 10am-5pm. Workshops, films, art and more will take place on both days (May 23 & 24).

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