How to Succeed at Street Fairs, Festivals, & Craft Shows

A complete, step-by-step guide on how to promote your products at street fairs, festivals and craft shows.
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  • Lectures 28
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

If you are looking to make money selling products at street fair, festivals and craft shows, you can't afford to miss this...

This is a complete step-by-step for anyone interesting being a vendor, selling products and making money at street fairs, festivals, craft shows or any event. If you make your own products, you'll learn how to sell more. Also, don't worry, if you don't make your own products, you can still make money as a vendor. I'll share with you little know secrets how to source products and resell them.

You see, for the last 8 years my company has been a festival vendor at countless fairs, festivals and craft shows throughout Michigan and beyond. During the busy summer months, my team and I attend 3 - 5 festivals each month selling our products.

During the colder fall, winter and spring months we attend indoor events at local schools, food and wine festivals, trade shows, office buildings and even hospitals. So no matter the location of the of the event, time of year or the product your selling, this course is for you.

I've only included battle-tested strategies that work in the real world, with real customers to make real money and lots of it. The information in this course has been tested and refined to deliver maximum results and maximum profits.

Selling at an event is an amazing experience. The reason is simple, thousands of people, who are eager to spend money, attend festivals. fairs and craft shows looking for unique products. On any given day, you’ll have countless people stopping by your booth, talking with you and buying your product.

We’ve attended events like the 3-day Allen Park Street Fair in Allen Park, Michigan with over 250,000 attendees and the very next day we are at a local hospital selling our products to doctors and nurses.

In addition, I was also a featured breakout speaker teaching the information in this course at the Michigan Festival and Events Association annual meeting. This is a 2-day event to learn best practices on making money at street fairs and festivals.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have a desire to own a cash business that is flexible

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Sell products at street fairs, festivals and craft shows
  • Select the right venue to make the most money
  • Get year-round customers from a one-day event
  • Create the right booth layout to maximize sales
  • Learn how to source products to sell
  • Learn what are the most profitable products to sell
  • Learn what type of products to make and sell for the maximum profits

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for anyone interested in making money as a vendor at street fairs, festivals and craft shows. No prior knowledge is needed. This course is probably not for you if you're not interested in selling to individuals at events.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started
Getting Started Video
Outdoor Festivals and Indoor Events - This System Works in Both
The Benefits of Selling Your Products at a Street Fair
Five Things You Need Before You Can Start Selling at Fairs, Festivals and Shows
How to Select the Right Show to Attend for your Business
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How to easily find events to attend in your area

Section 2: Your World is Only 10' x 10'
Your World is only 10' x 10'
Section 3: How to Get People to Bee-Line to Your Tent
Overview of the Exterior and Interior of your Tent
Interior Verse Exterior of Your Booth
Section 4: The Exterior of Your Tent
Getting the most out of your tent
What Color is Your Canopy?
Section 5: The Secrets to Attracting Attention to Your Tent
Booth Signs
Street Signs
Section 6: How to Create a Buying Mindset in Potential Customers
Why you need a Creation Story
How to Create your Creation Story
Section 7: How to Determine to Best Layout for your Tent
Booth Layouts
Section 8: The Wow Factor
The Wow Factor Explained
Section 9: The Secrets to Getting Year-Round Business from a One Day Street Fair
Lead Capture Forms
How to Increase Sales with Bag Stuffers
How to Easily Get Customer Testimonials
Video of Actual Customer Testimonials
The Secret to Getting Testimonials from Local Celebrities
Section 10: What are the Best Products to Sell and How to Find Them
What are the Best Types of Products to Sell
How to Find the Best Products to Sell
List of Where to Find Products to Sell
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Section 11: How to Sell Your Products in Local Hospitals and Office Buildings
How to Sell Your Products in Local Hospitals
The Best Type of Products to Sell in Local Hospitals
How to Sell Your Products in Local Office Buildings

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Instructor Biography

Andy LaPointe, Trainer, Educator and Consultant

Andy is a full-time lifestyle entrepreneur working out of his home office in a small town in Northern Michigan. Prior to leaving the corporate world in 2009, he spent 15 years as a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA), mutual fund wholesaler and Series 7 stockbroker.

During his corporate days, he was responsible for training Registered Investment Advisors (RIA) on multi-generational wealth building and wealth preservation strategies in seven Midwestern states.

Since leaving the corporate world, Andy has focused his time on building a health and wellness business that his wife started. Since 2009, his products have won 23 national food awards and are distributed in 42 states in the United States and in five countries across the globe.

In addition, he is the author of 24 books on the subjects of personal development, entrepreneurship and wealth management. He has been quoted in numerous publications and websites including Bank of America, American Express Small Business and more. Andy is a frequent speaker and has spoken to audiences ranging in size from 5 to 1,500 participants.

He is a strong believer in giving back to the community and is involved in local volunteering and is very active in his local community.

His favorite quote is “Help as many other people get what they want and you'll be able to enjoy all life has to offer" Author Unknown

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