Left to right: Leea Aziz in an early promotional photograph; Leea performing at El Morocco; and Sula with Roman "Bert" Balladine
Vending spaces are limited. Please email Jennifer if you are interested in vending in 2018.
2017 Vendors Aneena Dhyanis Little Black Egg Pangia Rose Harden
General Information Exhibitors are located in the lobby of the Orinda Library Auditorium. This area is also a gallery with local art on display. Racks are not available. A limited number of 6 foot tables are available. Please bring your own 6-8 ft table(s) if possible. Due to the configuration of the available area, all spaces must be pre-assigned. Fees are listed below. The base registration fee includes either one table or one rack and one assistant. Please note that food and drink are not allowed inside the theater.
Fees $70.00 - Registration and one table OR one single rack OR one double rack $70.00 - Second table or double rack $70.00 - Third table or double rack $55.00 - Second single rack $55.00 - Third single rack
Setup Doors open for set-up at 10:00am on Saturday May 27. Setup is not possible any earlier. Doors open to the public at 11:30am on Saturday and the competition begins at 12:30pm. The competition ends at 10pm. We must strike and exit the facility by 11pm; no exceptions.
Shopping Time The schedule provides time for people to shop before the show and during the intermissions. BDOY volunteers are assigned to be present while you are watching the performances; however, exhibitors are responsible for their own cash boxes and inventory at all times.
Seller's Permit Status The State of California Board of Equalization requires that we document the permit status of all our exhibitors. Details here: http://www.boe.ca.gov/formspubs/pub111/index.html. A permit is not required if you are an occasional seller. Please fill out this form http://www.boe.ca.gov/pdf/boe410d.pdf and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are not able to scan a signed copy, please bring a hard copy to the competition.
Forms of Payment& Security Wifi internet access is available from Orinda Parks & Rec, but it is not 100% reliable. There are several card swipe options, such as Square, PayPal, and GoPayment, that allow you to take credit card payments through your phone or tablet. While no incidents have been reported at BDOY, please note that there have been thefts of merchandise at belly dance events. BDOY volunteers will be in the lobby at all times to help keep an eye on things. The doors will be locked on Saturday night after the competition, however, we recommend covering your merchandise.