Boutique Information

Region 5 Convention and Competition

At Last Next To You in 2022


April 7-10, 2022,  Cedar Rapids, Iowa



VENDOR INFORMATION
  

On behalf of the Spirit of the Midwest Region 5 members and competition steering committee, we invite you to be a vendor at our upcoming competition and convention in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on April 7 - 9, 2022.  We expect approximately 300 women, ranging in age from late teens to "mature" adults, to be in attendance - and what woman doesn't like to shop?

If you're interested in this opportunity, please review the information below and submit your forms and payment as soon as possible in order to include you in our set-up plan on a first-come, first-served basis.  We hope you will be able to join us and look forward to seeing the items you have to offer.                         

 
The Boutique will be located in the DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex (the convention headquarters hotel), near the Sweet Adelines Information Desk.  The contest events will be held at the near-by Paramount Theater.  

 

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Hold Harmless/Contract Form and Payment Due March 15, 2022

VENDOR PRICING
Vendor Type 1 Table Display 2 Table Display 3 Table Display
NON Sweet Adeline $60 $120 $180
Sweet Adeline (Member, Quartet or Chorus) $50 $100 $150
International Competitor (Quartet or Chorus) No Charge No Charge Not Available


Click here for Hold Harmless / Contract Form

Scan & email Hold Harmless/Contract form to Rhonda Finley at  musicmamarhonda@gmail.com

To Pay by CREDIT Card:(via PayPal; Surcharge applies) 
Click on requested number of tables for applicable Vendor Type in table above.  Then follow steps to process payment. 

 

BOUTIQUE HOURS
Date Hours  
Vendor Set-up Thursday, April 7, 2022
Friday, April 8, 2022    
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 
Boutique Hours Friday, April 8, 2022 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM  
Boutique Hours     Saturday, April 9, 2022 8:00 AM - 12:00PM  
Vendor Tear-down Saturday, April 9, 2022 Complete by 9:00 PM  


VENDOR SET-UP


Upon Arrival at the DoubleTree, please check in at the Sweet Adelines Information table located up the steps from the ground floor of the convention center.  The boutique will be located in the same general area.  Personnel at the Information table will direct you to the Boutique.  Your table(s) will be marked with your name and a Vendor name badge(s) will be supplied.  Please do not move your tables and do not take any table that is not identified with your name.  


COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS

All Vendor representatives must provide evidence of a negative Covid test within 72 hours of the convention (tested between April 4-5).  PCR or Rapid Diagnostic Test / ID NOW  are accepted.  Home tests are NOT accepted.

You will show your test results (either printed out or on your phone) at the information table during check-in.  Your name, date of test,and negative result must be visible.Your results will not be collected or stored.

Masks must be worn in all common areas of the hotel / convention complex.

 

     HOTEL

Special room rates ($118.00 per night, excluding taxes/fees) are available for vendors at the DoubleTree hotel. Vendors may contact Judy at: judy.kaeser@gmail.com to make their reservation.  See Additional Resources section below for links to the hotel websites.  

             

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Click here for List of Vendors

Click here for DoubleTree Convention Complex Map

DoubleTree by Hilton (headquarters hotel)
350 First Avenue, NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401       


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