Friday, September 22, 2017

ZK2018 Market - Apply to Vend

The ZK marketplace has wonderful, enthusiastic shoppers who love the fiber arts! Every year, retreat-goers rank the marketplace as one of their favorite retreat events!


The ZK2018 marketplace will be Saturday June 23rd, 2018 at the Doubletree Hotel in Rochester, MN.
      Vendor Set-up is  6-9:30AM
      Inter-Vendor shopping (limit of 1 booth helper can shop) is 9:30AM-10AM
      Private retreat attendee shopping is 10AM-Noon
      Lunch break is Noon-1PM
      Free admission public shopping is 1-3PM
      Take-down is 3-4PM

* 10x10ft Booth rental fees will be $200 which includes one 6ft skirted table (this is not a pipe and drape).
* Additional 6ft skirted tables are available at $20/table, and electricity is $5
* You may request multiple 10x10ft booths, and multiple tables.
* All vendors/companies must be listed on application (if sharing)
* There are NO refunds on booth fees.
* Vendors interested in attending the whole retreat will be offered and invoiced for retreat spots after selected to vend at the retreat.

We are accepting applications through November 1st 2017. After Nov 1st, contracts will then be sent out and official announcements of market vendors will be made.

We'd love to feature your hand-crafted knitting related products in our market!!
Please fill out the information below if you are interested in vending at the 2018 retreat marketplace.

Please contact us if you have questions or concerns!

Thursday, September 21, 2017

ZK2018 Registration

ZK2018 knitting retreat begins Wed June 20th, 2018!!!!
We will once again be at the wonderful Doubletree in Rochester, MN.
      More information about the retreat and schedule can be found here: What is ZK?

* 2018 Retreat fees are $125 and are non-transferable.
* 200 spots are available, after these are filled, we will have a public wait list.
* Cancellation policy: $60 refund before 12/31/2017, $25 refund before 4/30/2018.
     No goodie bags are available for those unable to attend in person (no mailing or friend pick-up allowed)
* You book your own lodging, and it is not included in the retreat fee.  Our group has discounted rates for the Double Tree and Hilton Garden Inn.
Links for these group rates will be sent via email to registered attendees.
Rates are:
     DoubleTree $145 / night + taxes & parking
     Hilton Garden Inn $131 / night + taxes & parking, 400ft away from DoubleTree
You can choose to book a hotel room at these rates, or choose to stay at a different hotel or off-site.   We highly recommend finding a roommate on our Ravelry forums to split the room cost.

So sorry, as of 9/21/2017 5PM CDST, all spots for ZK2018 have been filled! Please grab a spot on the wait list >>HERE<<

Monday, September 11, 2017

ZK2018 Sign-ups are coming soon!

It is that time again, to plan for another great year of knitting, fun, and friends in Rochester, MN.
ZK2018 is coming Wed June 20th, 2018!!!!

ZK2018 Sign-ups start here on on Thursday Sept 21st 2PM CDST!!

* There is a $125 retreat fee due at sign-up.
* There are 200 spots available, sign-ups will remain open until 200 spots are filled, and then a waitlist will begin.
* Please note: Waitlisters are often contacted at the last minute when spots free up due to cancellations.  We have had less and less cancellations and thus less waitlisters able to get a spot in the past few years.
Cancellation policy: $60 refund before 12/31/17, $25 refund before 4/30/2018.