Why Vend With Us?
Aside from our main goal of creating opportunities for small black-owned businesses to thrive, here’s what set us apart from any other vendor market!
1.) Our organization was recognized by Spectrum News 1 Charlotte, The Charlotte Post, QCity Metro, Voyage Raleigh and Spectacular Magazine.
2.) See 80+ REAL (UNSOLICITED) reviews in our Instagram highlights ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. @nxtbigthingclt
3.) Our events are known to be large-scaled with 50+ vendor opportunities per event. We believe more people = more exposure for your brand, and more people advocating for the market to make it successful.
4.) We advertise our events through several marketing channels starting at least 2 months prior of the event date.
5.) We’ve consistently and consecutively hosted vendor markets on the recurring basis for 2yrs+ which has allowed us to build a strong network of supporters.
6.) Our events usually gets 100+ Guest Tickets RSVP’d for. We get guest to RSVP in several different ways.
7.) We feature vendors on our social media accounts throughout the month of the event.
8.) We always giveaway FREE stuff to guest! Event entry is ALWAYS FREE!
9.) Clear, easy to read, and attractive event flyers; which will attract guest.
10.) This is not our first rodeo! Hosted by an experienced pop up shop event host. We can assure you top of the line customer service, organization and coordination.
11.) Promote your business FREE in our Facebook Group!
12.) We collect data, analytics, feedback and use the information to make our events better each time.
13.) We have had several repeat vendors at every event. No one’s going to sign up again for an event they didn’t find beneficial.
14.) We allow vendors to share tables
15.) We have taken the time to develop an informative video to ensure our vendors are successful at any vendor events they attend. This video is given to all new vendors in our onboarding process ABSOLUTELY FREE!
16.) We are now doing both in-person and virtual pop up shops! We utterly believe in leveraging every platform possible to support the cause✊🏾. This is also a way that Charlotte, NC black businesses can connect with the rest of the world!
17.) We understand that having a small business can be financially difficult at times. However, we want your business to grow, gain exposure and thrive! We do offer payment plans for our large events!
18.) We ensure that each event has a variety of vendor categories.
19.) Strategic Sales Action Plans can be provided for vendors who feel they are not accomplishing their sales goals during vendor events in general.