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Why You Need Vendor Liability Insurance For Your Next Event

Why You Need Vendor Liability Insurance For Your Next Event

Did you hear about the vendor at your last market whose tent toppled over while people were making a purchase from them? Or how about the guy whose goods ended up getting stolen when he left his merchandise overnight? Or how about the woman whose art was ruined because her tent wasn’t totally protecting her materials during a downpour? Each of these individuals had a worst-case-scenario at their last show, how stressful would it be for you to encounter something similar? We know the answer: very stressful. Put the proper safeguards in place and protect your booth at your next show with vendor liability insurance from ACT Insurance. We’re here to tell you about a few reasons you need vendor liability insurance and how it could come in handy at your next show. Reason #1: Vendor L... Read more

How Do I Market My Art or Craft During the Winter? 3 Tips to Boost Winter Sales

How Do I Market My Art or Craft During the Winter? 3 Tips to Boost Winter Sales

Fall is currently in full swing and will soon turn into the frigid winter we all know. With the change in season (more abrupt in many places) comes a change in your ability to attend markets and festivals. Depending on where you are, many opportunities simply disappear for an entire season leaving you to find other avenues for sales. ACT Insurance is here to help you in these instances with 3 tips to boost winter sales. Plus, we’ll tell you about one-day event insurance and how it could greatly benefit you during any upcoming markets you have on your calendar, or even that event you have coming up in the new year. Ready to boost your winter sales? Tip #1: Focus Your Efforts Online With temperatures dropping soon, you’ll need a solid place you can make consistent sales. You might... Read more

ACT Partners With Craft Industry Alliance

ACT Partners With Craft Industry Alliance

Introducing the Craft Industry Alliance Pleasant Grove, UT—Artists, Crafters, and Tradesman Insurance (ACT) has teamed with the Craft Industry Alliance, a trade organization for craft professionals in all sectors of the craft industry, in order to bring low-cost, easy-to-use crafters insurance to even more crafters than before. Those who join the Craft Industry Alliance are makers, suppliers/retailers, designers, and professional bloggers in yarn, sewing, paper, jewelry, and other spheres of the craft community. Craft Industry Alliance’s mission is to be a trusted source of industry information, inspiration, and community. When you join CIA you’ll have access to: Forums with a focus on small-business topics Small groups with other members—think bookkeeping clubs and more nich... Read more

Craft Your Own Insurance: How Custom Insurance Works

Craft Your Own Insurance: How Custom Insurance Works

Craft Your Own Insurance: How Custom Craft Fair Insurance Works As an artist, crafter, vendor, or concessionaire you’re regularly selling your work at various events, festivals, and fairs. Since your booth is typically located at fairgrounds or on the street, this alone can pose risks for your customers. Craft fair insurance is a necessary investment that can provide your business with financial backing if for some reason you were sued by a patron who injures themselves at your booth. How Craft Fair Insurance Works Craft fair insurance is a combination of different types of liability insurance. Each of our policies includes general liability and coverage for damage to premises rented. These types of insurance can cover bodily injury or property damage claims that you become legall... Read more

6 Ways to Stand Out During Your Next Fall Festival

6 Ways to Stand Out During Your Next Fall Festival

Fall festival season is upon us. Merchandise? Check. Business cards? Check. A list of ways to stand out from the crowd? Maybe not yet, but that’s what we’re here for! It can be intimidating to compete with hundreds of businesses in one setting, so to help you, we've compiled a list of helpful tactics that’ll make you stand out at your next fall festival. Whether you choose to implement these tactics or not, one thing you absolutely need is event insurance for one day from ACT. Without vendor liability insurance, a negative incident could jeopardize your business and create a buzz-killing PR nightmare. And, if you’re curious about ACT’s different insurance policies we’ll give you the low down on our one-day-event insurance and annual event insurance. No matter your needs, ACT has y... Read more

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260 South 2500 West Suite 303
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062
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