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Monday, November 30- Tuesday, December 1st 

Mistletoe & Margaritas is back and will be virtual this year!

We are so excited to offer this unique event for our vendors and attendees. With an expected attendance of 1000 guests, this gives our Vendors the opportunity to reach 5x the number of potential customers than previous years!   

 

 

Sign up as a Mistletoe & Margaritas vendor and be part of a community of entrepreneurs and retailers in Connecticut who want to sell more product over the holidays, connect more deeply with their clients, and be a force for good in the world.  

When?  Monday, November 30- Tuesday, December 1st

What it is: Hosted by Adam's House, Mistletoe and Margaritas is a two day, online shopping event that kicks off on Cyber Monday and features Connecticut's finest small businesses, vendors, and artists and crafters.  

How?

We've chosen to use Whova, an event platform that makes it easy to generate and capture leads, showcase your business through video or livestream, and sell more products by linking directly to your online store--all at an affordable price.

Vendor Benefits:

Why join as a vendor? 

  • New customers:  Build your customer base with new audiences during the most active shopping time of year 

  • Event technology maximizes lead generation and customer interaction

  • Affordable, easy-to-use virtual platform

  • Virtual Vendor Booth: Personal, customizable, branded exhibit space and direct access to all attendees 

  • Audience:  100% of attendees are there to shop for unique gifts just like the products your business offers

  • Access:  Our event is accessible to shoppers using a laptop, computer, phone or tablet--wherever they happen to be on the planet   

  • Value:  Vendors keep 100% of their sales

  • Opportunity for a LIVE showcase of your products and services

  • Force for good:  By participating in this shopping event, you are supporting grieving children, teens and their families throughout Connecticut.

 

In additional to the extensive lead generation capabilities of the event platform, your vendor fee covers:

  • Local and state-wide marketing and advertising through social media, Google Ads, SEO, Press Releases, and traditional media. 

  • Upon registration, you will receive a link to our Mistletoe and Margaritas Tool Kit, including a checklist, Social Media Templates, and Co-Branding logos. This kit will ensure your Virtual Booth is visible, active, visited and engaging. FREE with registration

  • FREE Tech Support through Whova leading up to and throughout the event

 

What we're asking in exchange:

  • A $25 (minimum value) virtual gift card to be used in our Passport Contest during the event. The Passport Contest will take the place of our raffle this year, and will drive traffic to your booth.

  • Promote your booth's participation in Mistletoe and Margaritas via social media, at your place of business, and through your networks. We will supply social share graphics.

About this event:

We are hard at work crafting an exciting, customizable shopping experience mirroring our in-person event, ensuring everyone’s safety while still getting the excitement shoppers and vendors have come to expect with raffles, margaritas, networking, and much more!  Because of the pandemic, and Mistletoe & Margaritas going virtual this year, we are not restricted by space., so you have the opportunity to reach nearly 1000 attendees.

Since 2016,  Mistletoe and Margaritas is an Adam's House #GivingTuesday Signature Shopping Event featuring local vendors, crafters, handmade artists and other small businesses that come together to showcase their products and talk directly with customers coming from all corners of the state. 

All tickets sold to Mistletoe & Margaritas will benefit Adam's House, a 501 (c)3 non-profit, grief and loss education center for Connecticut children and their families. Located in Shelton, CT, Adam's House provides free bereavement support, transforming life after loss from an isolating experience into one enriched by community support, new friends and forward movement. 

About Giving Tuesday:

The #GivingTuesday Campaign is a global call for action dedicated to giving back.  Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.), Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.  Since its inaugural year in 2012, GivingTuesday has become a global movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events throughout the year. 

 

Become a vendor today or Contact Sarah for more info.