Volunteer Orientations coming up this week!

Hi everyone! Just to remind you that if you are interested in volunteering at SFZF this year, there are 2 volunteer orientations coming up this week:

Wed 16th July - 7pm - Cafe La Boheme (24th and Mission, SF)
Sun 20th JUly - 1pm - Awaken Cafe (15th and Broadway, Oakland)

Come and meet other volunteers and find out more about the events coming up and how to help out!

Hope to see you there!

Looking for awesome volunteers at SFZF 2014!

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Pins by Modern Girl Blitz on Etsy

It’s that time of year again! The tables have sold out, the organizers are busy planning it all out and we are looking for volunteers to hold it down at the San Francisco Zine Fest 2014!

Over the weekend of August 30 and 31st at the County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco Zine Fest will be bringing you all the zinesters, workshops and panels you can handle and we need your help. If you love a bit of organization, chatting to people and making things run smoothly then we would love to hear from you! Our invaluable volunteers help visitors and vendors at our info booth, run our zine library, help set up and break down the Zine Fest, as well as help us to promote all the amazing events happening over that weekend, and much much more!

If you would like to come and hang out with a community of people who love zines, drawing, making, DIY and generally being awesome, then email us through the contact page with the subject line ‘Volunteer.’  We will be hosting two volunteer orientations in July where you can meet the SFZF crew and fellow volunteers, as well as hear about all the perks of being a SFZF volunteer, so stay tuned for more details. 

SFZF 2014 Exhibitor Registration is OPEN

Photo credit: Cindy Maram | Dig In Magazine

Photo credit: Cindy Maram | Dig In Magazine

We're thrilled to announce that exhibitor registration has opened for SF Zine Fest 2014! The show will be Labor Day weekend, August 30th and August 31st at the SF County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park.  

If you are interested in registering as an exhibitor, please visit the Registration page. There you will find further instructions for submitting your exhibitor application and paying your registration fees. Both items must be completed in order to reserve a table.

We encourage all exhibitors to register early! A few reasons why include….

1. After July 15th, 2014 the price for tables goes up for late registrants

2. Exhibitor registration closes on August 1st, 2014. 

3. Exhibitor spots are confirmed as they come in, and we are expecting another year full of artists and vendors. If all tables are reserved before the exhibitor registration deadline of August 1st, 2014 then additional applicants will be placed on a waiting list and contacted if a spot becomes available.  

4. Any special requests will be honored (if possible) in the order received.  So if you need any special arrangements (e.g. power outlets, desire to be near/far from a wall, etc.) it’s a smart move to let us know ahead of time.

Once we receive your application and payment you will receive a confirmation message.

Thank you all for your interest. Keep checking our website for updates about the show, and great info on the zine + DIY community. See ya at the fest!

Exhibitor Registration Opens This Week!

Hey folks,
 
In anticipation of this year's SF Zine Fest we want to give our friends, fans, and community members a heads up in regards to exhibitor registration. We’ve made a couple of overall changes to speed along the registration process!
 
Online registration for this year’s SFZF opens this Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at 12pm PST. There will be a Registration page here on the site where you can submit your exhibitor information and registration fees. Both items must be completed at the time of registration. Zinesters and vendors are encouraged to sign up early in order to guarantee a table space – we anticipate that all of our tables will fill this year.
 
Important dates and details:
 
-- May 15th, 2014 – July 15th, 2014: registration opens for SFZF
 
• 3ft Half table - $50
• 6ft Full table - $100
 
-- July 16th, 2014 – August 1st, 2014: late registration opens for SFZF
 
• 3ft Half table - $65
• 6ft Full table - $140
 
Exhibitor registration closes on August 1st, 2014; registration is on a first come, first serve basis. If all exhibitor spaces are claimed before August 1st, 2014, pending applications will be placed on a waiting list. Applicants will be notified if a space becomes available.
 
Registration fees must be paid within 48 hours of submitting your exhibitor form in order to receive an exhibitor space.
 
Questions can be sent to our SFZF Contact Page. We're looking forward to seeing both long-time friends and new faces this year. With your support this year’s SFZF is sure to be a DIY success! 

-SFZF Team
 

SF Zine Fest 2014 Announced - Save the Date!

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We are proud to announce the thirteenth annual San Francisco Zine Fest will be held on Saturday, August 30th and Sunday, August 31st 2014. The event will once again be hosted at the San Francisco County Fair Building (1199 9th Ave and Lincoln Way), in beautiful Golden Gate Park.

As always, the San Francisco Zine Fest will be a FREE event for attendees!

Exhibitor registration will open in April; we will be releasing further details for registration dates in the coming weeks. For more info on SF Zine Fest, visit ourwebsite, find us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

We're looking forward to another great year of familiar faces and new friends. See you this fall.

-SFZF Team