OVERVIEW 2022 FOR BOOTH HOLDERS
BOOTH HOLDER INFORMATION:
1. THE GROUP HEALTH CERTIFICATION FOR INTERNATIONAL BOOTHS WILL BE HELD ONCE THIS YEAR YOU MUST SIGN UP TO PARTICIPATE. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
All workers on booths serving food and/or drinks MUST have current Bahamas Health Certification. We will be arranging a certification session FOR INTERNATIONAL BOOTHS. Other booths please arrange for your own individual certification direct with the Ministry of Health. You CANNOT serve food or drinks at the Festival if you do not have certification. BE AWARE THAT IN 2022, GOVERNMENT INSPECTORS WILL BE PRESENT AT THE FESTIVAL. If you don't have a certificate with you, your booth will be closed down by them. ALL BOOTH HOLDERS MUST NOW HAVE AN OCCASIONAL BUSINESS LICENCE & LIQUOR LICENCE IF NEEDED.
2. All booth holders must open a Bank of The Bahamas bank account at the Village Road branch.
3. We are very grateful to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for arranging with Customs that international booth holders wishing to import goods - ONLY for use on their booth - will be given a customs import waiver. To arrange this you must contact us at email@example.com. You must allow several weeks for the arrangements to be made.
4. BOOTH DECOR AND CRITERIA FOR JUDGING: Booths are judged based on their region, e.g Bahamas or Asia. Prizes are allocated as 1st/2nd/3rd in each region, winners receive a trophy and ribbon. The Best in Show award goes to the booth(s) or country with the highest overall score.
Criteria for judging is BASED ON THE FOLLOWING:
Creativity - 20 pts/Originality- 20 pts/Aesthetics-20 pts/Display Items-20 pts/National Dress-10pts/Booth Preparation-10pts/Overall Impression-10pts. Points for each judge - there are 5 judges - are totalled together for each booth.