As committee chairs and board members, these are dates you need to keep in mind. The festival office will be able to meet the needs of your committee and event much better if you keep to this schedule.
October 20th Pre-registered vendors acceptance letters sent out
October 30th New Vendors on the Website
November 1st New budget requests from committee chairpersons to office
Notify the office of any changes in the co-chairs
Workshop proposals due
November 18th 2019 Budget presented to the board for approval
December 1st Start Promotions for new and renewing memberships
Begin work on getting Advertisers for the scrolling web ads
December 15th Contracts out to instructors
December 30th Previous Year Vendors removed from Website
Old ads remove from Website
Old workshops removed from Website
New ads and vendor links added as received to the Website
January 1st Judge requests and demonstrators to office with amounts to pay
January 10th Contracts to workshop instructors, judges and demonstrators.
February 1st Changes wanted for website (rules, guidelines etc.) no changes will be made on website after this date unless the STAFF made an error
March 15th Workshops- Added to web site for review, not to purchase
March 15st All Festival information for 2019 goes live (schedule of events, Mimi workshops, competitions, animal events, entertainment, demostrations,scholarships, etc)
April 15th Early Workshop Registration for Level 3 members
April 30th Registration open to general public
June 30 Animal Registration is open
August 5th Animal Registration closes
August 11th Set up begins for festival.
August 15th-19th Michigan Fiber Festival at Allegan County Fairground.