What is the Harbor Women’s Conference?

This women’s event is a two-day conference-style weekend filled with worship, Biblical teaching, food, breakout sessions, and more. We are praying for several hundred women to be in attendance and that Jesus would encourage them in a fresh and new way.

When is the Harbor Women’s Conference?

Our Harbor Women’s Conference will be held at the Longview campus of New Beginnings Baptist Church on February 25-26, 2022.

What is the Harbor Market?

The Harbor Market is a unique element of our conference weekend and provides the opportunity for women to have fellowship together while shopping local and artisan vendor products between conference sessions.

How can I apply to be a vendor?

All vendors interested in participating in the Harbor Market will need to submit an online application by October 22, 2021. The Harbor Conference team will review each submission and select vendors within the vision of the conference. Please be aware that not all submissions will be selected since there is limited space for a limited number of vendors. All application questions and vendor participation inquiries can be sent to Julie Darr (JulieDarr7@gmail.com) and Ali Phillips (alibagley2@gmail.com).

What is the fee for vendors to participate in the Harbor Market?

If selected, a vendor fee of $100.00 will be required to participate in the Harbor Market and is due by December 1, 2021. This will serve as a security deposit for the event and is non-refundable. With this vendor fee, you will receive all conference meals, marketing, banner printing, and a vendor space within the Harbor Market area. Vendor fees can be paid by using the Vendor Eventbrite link below or checks can be made out to New Beginnings Baptist Church with Harbor Vendor 2022 in the memo line. Link: New Link Coming Soon!

I may need volunteers to help me with my vendor table for this event. How are they able to purchase conference tickets?

If selected, additional conference tickets for your vendor guests may be purchased at a discounted rate prior to the conference. A maximum of four discounted conference tickets per vendor will be allowed. Please purchase all vendor guest tickets through the Vendor Eventbrite link so we can have a list of which individuals will be allowed in the vendor area. Link: New Link Coming Soon!

When will the Harbor Market be available for shopping during the conference weekend?

The Harbor Market will be available to all conference attendees before and after each conference session for the entire weekend. Estimated time frames for vendors to be set up will be Friday, February 25, from 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm and Saturday, February 26, from 8:15 am until 2:00 pm.

Will the Harbor Market area be locked between Friday and Saturday conference days?

Yes, the market area for vendor tables will be locked between Friday night and Saturday morning conference sessions. Past vendors have left products displayed on tables overnight or covered tables with a sheet or cover. Storage area underneath each vendor table could also be utilized if needing to store products overnight. The church building will be locked between conference days.

How many women are expected to attend this year’s conference?

During previous conferences, we have been able to host and serve 300-400 women throughout the weekend. We are anticipating a higher attendance with it being our fourth year to host this encouraging event for the women of East Texas.

What setup supplies are provided to vendors for the Harbor Market during the conference?

Each vendor will be provided a six-foot table with a black tablecloth in an approximate 8’ x 8’ area. Additional tables or necessary items for setting up or displaying your product will need to be provided by the vendor.

When can I set up products at my vendor table?

Vendors can begin setting up products at their vendor tables on Friday, February 25th at 8:00 am. All vendors are required to be set up and ready by 5:00 pm on Friday, February 25th. Our vendor huddle will begin at 5:15 pm, where you will meet your Harbor Market team member for the conference weekend.

Will there be any specific guidelines or precautions to follow regarding COVID-19?

Each vendor will be responsible for abiding by all New Beginnings Baptist Church guidelines regarding COVID-19. Guidelines may include wearing masks, social distancing, or offering hand sanitizing areas at vendor tables. Our team plans to keep each vendor informed regarding changes and updates to these guidelines prior to the event.

If I have a question about anything related to the Harbor Market, who do I ask?

Questions regarding the market and vendor details can be directed to Harbor Market Coordinators, Julie Darr (JulieDarr7@gmail.com) and Ali Phillips (alibagley2@gmail.com). Also, each vendor will be assigned a Harbor Market team member for all email correspondence a few months leading up to the conference weekend.

What if I have a question during the conference event? Who will be available to answer questions?

Harbor Market team members will be assigned to small groups of vendors for help with any questions or needs throughout the conference weekend. Vendors will be informed of their team members names and ways to contact them prior to the event.