Important Update on 2020 Midori Kai Arts & Craft e-Boutique
To Midori Kai Boutique Vendors:
Midori Kai, Inc. (“Midori Kai”) hopes that you and your family are staying safe during this unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, as we continue to all Shelter in Place and practice social distancing. Given this challenging time, Midori Kai has made the difficult decision to cancel the “live” 2020 Arts & Craft Boutique, which was going to be held on September 12, 2020. However, instead Midori Kai has decided to create the 2020 Midori Kai Arts & Craft e-Boutique website , which will be online from September 1 through September 15, 2020. Midori Kai is creating this new e-Boutique to support our valued vendors and non-profit recipients. and to provide an opportunity for our loyal customers to shop or connect to your website, enjoy There will be videos by various entertainers and opportunity to learn about our non-profit recipients. In addition, in lieu of our raffle drawings, we will create a new Silent Auction feature where you will be able to bid on many unique and interesting items.
We are pleased to announce that the Midori Kai 2020/2021 Non-Profit Recipients are as follows:
- Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute
- Japanese American Museum – San Jose
- Nichi Bei Foundation
- Suzume No Gakko
- Yu-Ai Kai Senior Lunch Program
New vendors to participate in the 2020 Midori Kai Arts & Craft e-Boutique you must have a website and your product must be juried by the Midori Kai.. Please provide a link to your website to Phyllis Osaki (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Marsha Baird (email@example.com). Once your product has been approved you will be notified at which time you will be able to download the Vendor cover letter and the fillable Vendor Application. Please email your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 31, 2020.
All returning vendors will receive an email blast with the current login information to access and download the vendor application and cover letter. For the e-Boutique you will not have to donate 10% of your sales. Instead you will be required to pay a $40 fee, which can be paid on line via PayPal or by mailing a check to Midori Kai, 5674 Sonoma Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94566.
Vendor Website/Videos/Photo Submittals
To participate in the 2020 Midori Kai Arts & Craft e-Boutique, vendors must have a website, preferable with the capability to sell on your website, but not mandatory. Midori Kai’s e-Boutique website will seamlessly link to your website. All sales and shipping will be between the vendor and customer. Midori Kai will have no interaction or responsibility regarding your sales, except to connect the customer to your website. If you have a website without selling capability, the customers will be linked to your website, with the understanding that all purchases must take place off line.
If you want to submit a video about your products, it can be up to 2 minutes in length. Vendors must upload the video to YouTube and then email the YouTube link to your video to email@example.com. If you do not want to submit a video you may send one photo that meets the specifications on the Vendor Application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For any questions regarding the 2020 Midori Kai Arts & Craft e-Boutique, please contact one of the Boutique Co-Chairpersons below:
- Phyllis Osaki – email@example.com, 925.596.1770
- Marsha Baird – firstname.lastname@example.org, 510.579.1518
Midori Kai, Inc. looks forward to working with you for a successful 2020 Midori Kai Arts & Craft e-Boutique!