Welcome Vendors!


Saturday • December 10 • 6PM to Midnight

Registration for Midnight Madness 2016 has closed. 

‘Midnight Madness’ is THE best sales night of the Holiday Season for many of our area businesses!  Midnight Madness is the second Saturday of December – SATURDAY DECEMBER 10th – and will run from 6PM-12AM. (Officially. You may choose to start earlier!)  Local merchants will join together on a night that features entertainment, prizes, and discounts to attract local shoppers!

Participation in the event is just $25. You must also provide a prize valued at $20.00 (minimum) to use in the prize packages for the evening; it can be an item, a gift certificate/gift card, even cash.  We strongly encourage businesses to purchase advertising packages from our local media promoters the Athol Daily News and WJDF 97.3FM. Both will run specials just for this event.

Please confirm your participation in Midnight Madness by Tuesday, November 22ndTo do so, we need you to either register online at northquabbinchamber.com/store or fill out the paper registration form and let us know at the North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau [info@northquabbinchamber.com – 978-249-3849].  Checks for the $25.00 participation fee should be made out to the North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce and mailed or dropped off at the Chamber Offices at 80 Freedom Street, Athol MA 01331. Please bring your prize item to the same address no later than Thursday, December 1st.

 

 

November 22nd

Registration forms and fees are due by Tuesday, November 22nd. You may register an pay online here.

December 1st

Please bring your prize item to the same address no later than Thursday, December 1st.You must bring in your prize item worth $20. [you may also choose to pay an additional $20 instead of providing a prize item

 

December 10th:

Midnight Madness Day! Midnight Madness is the second Saturday of December – SATURDAY DECEMBER 10th – and will run from 6PM-12AM. (Officially. You may choose to start earlier!) Many businesses choose to offer increasing discounts (i.e. 10% from 6-7PM—20% from 7-8PM, etc.) Please be sure to tell us what your discount structure will be. Shoppers want to know.  Entry fees are used to offset the costs of advertising, entertainment and shopper transportation.

 

 

While not required, we encourage everyone to DECORATE for the event and offer some refreshments if you like. You can also arrange for your own store’s entertainment. There will be traveling carolers throughout the evening as well as performances at various fixed locations.

Participation in the event is just $25. You must also provide a prize valued at $20.00 (minimum) to use in the prize packages for the evening; it can be an item, a gift certificate/gift card, even cash.  We strongly encourage businesses to purchase advertising packages from our local media promoters the Athol Daily News and WJDF 97.3FM. Both will run specials just for this event.

Your $25.00 fee includes all of the below:

A Cooperative Ad listing your participation in both the Athol Daily News and on WJDF 97.3 FM.
Placement on the ‘Midnight Madness Map’ directing customers to your business.
Shuttle Bus Transportation to your business area.
Inclusion on the ‘Must Visit Here!’ game for shoppers to win final prizes, ensuring that they come to you.
Mention on our Midnight Madness Poster, additional radio advertising, websites, and Social Media Marketing

Make checks payable to:
North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce
80 Freedom Street, Athol MA 01331

Please know that cooperative promotion and marketing of this event help make it a success. We appreciate the ongoing support of the Athol Daily News with their news story, ad in the ‘Holiday Gift Guide,’ and promotional ad they put together for the local merchants. We also appreciate the coverage received on WJDF 97.3 FM through interviews, spot mentions and social media. Because of this we STRONGLY recommend advertising with these SPECIAL $48 packages below offered only to Midnight Madness Participants!

Athol Daily News – Offering a 2-column by 3-inch ad placed just previous to the event outlining your specials for only $48.00! Contact Jacki Caron at 978-249-3535 today to reserve a spot!

WJDF 97.3 FM – Offering 10 thirty-second commercials that will run the week leading up to the 10th. Buying into the package will also include your name in a co-operative promo pushing the event as well as “live” ad-libbed one-liners that promote the event prior to and on the evening of the event for only $48.00!  Contact Steve Wendell at 978-544-5335 to be included!

 

While not required, we encourage everyone to DECORATE for the event and offer some refreshments if you like. You can also arrange for your own store’s entertainment. There will be traveling carolers throughout the evening as well as performances at various fixed locations.

 

Any Unanswered Questions? Get in touch:

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Print and mail your Registration Form

If you would prefer to fill your registration from by hand and pay in person you may print out this PDF. Completed forms can be mailed or brought to our office at 80 Freedom Street, Athol MA 01331.

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