Resources

Please use these resources to help promote and invite guests to the Market!

FACEBOOK PAGE

Be sure to “like” the Wichita Alternative Gift Market facebook page, then invite your friends to do so, as well! Additionally, RSVP for the Market on the “events” page (even if it’s just a “maybe”) and invite your friends. Be sure to come back during/after the Market to post photos and comments about your meaningful holiday shopping experience!

http://www.facebook.com/WichitaAlternativeGiftMarket

TWITTER SITE

“Follow” the Wichita Alternative Gift Market twitter site. Remember to tag it when you tweet about the @ICTAltGiftMkt and our many partners.

http://twitter.com/ICTAltGiftMkt

GOOGLE PLUS

The  Market is new to Google+ and can be found by searching for “Wichita Alternative Gift Market” or by using our gmail address, wichitaaltgiftmkt@gmail.com.

2016 BUSINESS CARDS

2016 business cards - front

2016 business cards – front

Print the two-sided, color PDF or Word document below on letter-sized card stock, cut (8 business cards per page; or use pre-perforated business card pages), and distribute to your friends, family, colleagues, church members, and everyone you meet! Use “actual size” printer settings for best results.

save the date business card (PDF file)

save the date business card (Word doc)

2016 SAVE THE DATE LABELS

2016 "Save the date" labels

2016 “Save the date” labels

Click on either the Word or PDF document link below to print on Avery 5160 or 8460 address labels (30 per page, 1 in. x 2 5/8 in.) and adhere to AGI catalogs (or anything you’d like!) before distributing to your friends, neighbors, coworkers, church attendees, or just around town!

https://alternativegiftmarketwichita.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/2016-wagm-agi-catalog-labels.pdf

https://alternativegiftmarketwichita.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/2016-wagm-agi-catalog-labels.doc

2016 MARKET PUBLICITY POSTERS

WAGM_2016 Small poster

WAGM_2016 Large poster

2016 market publicity poster preview

2016 market publicity poster preview

Click on the PDF links above to print either (or both!) of the one-sided, color PDF document on glossy (recommended) paper. Then hang copies in your neighborhood cafes, office bulletin boards, etc. … be sure to get posting permission first, of course!

2015 BULLETIN/PROGRAM INSERT

WAGM 2016 bulletin insert p1

WAGM 2016 bulletin insert p2

Click on the PDF links above to print the two-sided PDF document. Then include in your congregation’s worship service bulletin or your organization’s brochure or event program as an informative insert to promote your volunteer work!

2016 MEDIA RELEASE

2016-media-release-updated-Nov1.pdf

Steering committee volunteers send the media release to as many Wichita-area press (radio, TV, magazines, newspapers, communication consultants) as we can think of. But if you have a personal connection or a specific contact at any local media outlet, please don’t hesitate to send it to them — it’s that personal connection that could make the difference! We have a very small budget for publicity/marketing, as the majority of the funds raised on market day go to the projects themselves — to the people in our community and around the world who are in need. In other words, we don’t pay for very much advertising; so please help us try to get as much free publicity as possible — let’s make sure everyone in Wichita knows that they are invited to the market!

2016 HANDBILLS/HANDOUTS

Preview of 2016 handbills for Wichita Alternative Gift Market

Preview of 2016 handbills for Wichita Alternative Gift Market

2016 Alt Gift Market handbills-4up.PDF

If you prefer more traditional handbills (rather than the new business-card option this year), please print the single-sided color PDF above on 8.5 x 11 inch “letter” sized paper (glossy would be nice, but not necessary), then cut to make four per page. Distribute as you like–in person with a friendly verbal invitation is always best!

2016 POSTCARD INVITATIONS

postcard-4×6-front-full-info.PDF

postcard-4×6-back-affix-postage.PDF

Click on the PDF link to download front and back sides of this 4×6 inch postcard invitation. Adjust and print as necessary onto card stock. Be sure to affix US Postal Service first-class rate postcard postage before mailing to your friends!

BOOTH HOST INFORMATION

For our co-sponsors who are hosting tables/booths representing AGI projects, the PDF document below is a one-sheet overview of what you need to do and can expect prior to and on market day. You should have received this information when you first signed up at “Project Picking Night” (or otherwise through a volunteer steering committee member), but here it is again, just in case!

2016-booth-host-information.pdf

MORE INFORMATION

To request specific materials or additional information contact Julie Brin, volunteer steering committee member, at 316-841-4391 or by emailing juliebrin@gmail.com.

If you are a co-hosting organization and you would like electronic market packet materials please contact Alternative Gifts International at 316-269-0635 or visit their market info pages:

http://alternativegifts.org/pages/gift-markets/MarketFAQs/

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About Wichita Alternative Gift Market

Blogging for Alternative Gifts International, a non-profit which raises money for humanitarian aid by connecting donors in the US with non-profits around the world.
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