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Clay Makers’ Market 2024 (CMM2024) is organized by Clay Festival Pte Ltd.

CMM2024 is open for application by:

  • all potters and ceramists based in Singapore; and

  • commercial ceramic studios, workshops, and crafting and teaching centres in Singapore.

Applications are not open to commercial art galleries.
Applicants under the age of 18 must have the permission of a parent or guardian.

Date and Place of CMM2024
Date: 7 - 10 November 2024
Venue: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906, Multipurpose Hall, Level 7
In the unlikely event of a pandemic or Force Majeure, the Organizers reserve the right to:

  • cancel, postpone or shorten the duration of CMM2024; and/or

  • re-locate CMM2024 to another location.

In such an event, Participants may, upon notice being given to the Organizers, withdraw their participation from CMM2024. The Organizers reserve the right to determine the amount of refund to be made to the Participant in such event.

Withdrawal, Revocation of Applications and Termination
• Participants who wish to withdraw from CMM2024 must do so in writing to the Organizers by 30 August 2024, upon which 90% of the application fee will be refunded.
• No refunds will be made if notice of withdrawal is given after 30 August 2024.
• The Organizers reserve the right to revoke accepted applications without cause and will refund the full application fees paid.
• The Organizers may, by giving one month’s notice in writing to Participants, terminate this agreement and accordingly cancel CMM2024. In the event of such termination, Participants shall be given a full refund of their application fee.

• An application fee for the table or space applied for is payable on application. The fee shall be made by PayNow or interbank transfer to Clay Festival Pte Ltd UEN 202226568G.
• A full refund will be given to unsuccessful applicants.
• The fee includes the costs for table or space applied for, standard administration, organisation and marketing services provided by the Organizers and insurance costs for public liability. Participants may procure additional insurance cover for themselves and their clay works if they so require.


Clay Works Criteria
• Clay works submitted must have clay as the main medium of the work.
• Clay works submitted must be original works created by the clay maker.
• The clay maker must own the copyright in the clay works displayed at CMM2024. Copyright remains the property of the clay maker, and any enquiries  concerning copyright will be referred to the clay maker.
• Clay works for CMM2024 must fit the table or space applied for.
• Clay works not displayed must be kept securely in boxes under the table. No other storage space will be provided by the Organizers.
• Participants may offer as many clay works as they wish for sale at prices set by themselves.
• No commission will be charged by the Organizers for the sale of clay works at the Clay Makers’ Market.
• A list of clay works for sale, their images and prices must be submitted to the Organizers on delivery and installation day and must correspond with the items displayed.
• Subsequent additions to and withdrawals in the list must also be provided to the Organizers.
• Clay works should be safely and easily displayed on a tabletop or other display device. Participants bear their own risk for the works displayed and the  Organizers will not be responsible for any loss or damage incurred.


• All sales should be on a “cash and carry” basis.
• Participants and/or their representatives must be present to transact sales and collect payment.
• Participants and/or their representatives must keep proper numbered cash sale receipts itemising clay works sold.
• Participants should provide and use their own packing materials. The Organizers will not store any packaging and wrapping material for Participants.
• The Organizer will provide a supplementary basic wrapping service for clay works sold.

• The Organizers reserve the right to refuse and remove any clay work displayed, exhibited and offered for sale which is deemed unsuitable by the Organizers.
• The Organizers have the right to use images supplied by Participants and to photograph the clay works for marketing and publicity of CMM2024 and  subsequent editions of the Singapore Clay Festival.
• All Participants must remove all clay works and property from the CMM2024 venue on 10 November 2024 between 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Organizers have the right to retain and dispose of any unremoved clay works and other objects as it deems fit if any such clay works have not been claimed by 30 November 2024.

Allocation of tables and position of exhibits
The Organizers will allocate tables/stands to Participants at CMM2024. The decision of the Organizers is final.

Judging of CMM2024 Awards
The Organizers will appoint judges to select the “Best in Market” stand or table, and individual awards for “Best in Market”, “Best Functional Work” and “Best Non-functional Work”. The decision of the judges is final.

Free access to CMM2024 by Participants is by showing the confirmation email or participant’s identity card provided by the Organizers.

Participants are responsible for the delivery and collection of their clay works at the CMM2024 venue within the times given by the Organizers. If you have delivery support, please give us their contact details at least five (5) working days in advance.
The Organizers will not be responsible for any loss or damage to the clay works during shipping and handling. Please use a responsible art handler for your deliveries. Clay works should be properly packed and labelled for delivery to the CMM2024 venue.

Delivery date and time:

Wednesday 6 November 2024, 4 pm - 8 pm
Latest arrival 7 pm

Thursday 7 November 2024, 10am - 4 pm
All set-up must be completed by 4 pm

Bump-out date and time for stands and tables: Sunday 10 November 2043, 6 pm - 8 pm
Participants should bring wrapping materials to pack any unsold clay works.

The Organizers will provide public liability insurance for CMM2024. Each participant may purchase necessary insurance for their own clay works.

Limitation of Liability
The Organizers and each of them shall under no circumstances be liable to the Participant, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, for any loss of profit, or any indirect or consequential loss arising under or in connection with the agreement or the Organizers; and
The Organizers’ total joint liability to the Participant for all other losses arising under or in connection with the agreement, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, shall be limited to $100.00.

The Participant shall indemnify the Organizers against all liabilities, costs, expenses, damages and losses, including but not limited to any direct, indirect or consequential losses, loss of profit, loss of reputation and all interest, penalties and legal costs suffered or incurred by the Organizers arising out of or in connection with:

a. any breach or negligent performance or non-performance of this agreement;
b. the enforcement of this agreement;
c. any claim made against the Organizers for actual or alleged infringement of a third party’s intellectual property
rights arising out of or in connection with the Participant’s clay works exhibited, offered for sale or sold at CMM2024;
d. any claim made against the Organizers by a third party arising out of or in connection with the provision of the services or supply of the goods, to the extent that such claim arises out of the breach, negligent performance or failure or delay in performance of this agreement by Participant, its employees, agents or subcontractors; and e. any claim made against the Organizers by a third party for death, personal injury or damage to property arising out of or in connection with defective goods, to the extent that the defect in the goods is attributable to the acts or omissions of the Participant, its employees, agents or  subcontractors.

No Partnership
Nothing in this agreement is intended to, or shall be deemed to, establish any partnership or joint venture between any of the parties, constitute any party the agent of another party, or authorise any party to make or enter into any commitments for or on behalf of any other party.

Force Majeure
Neither party shall be in breach of this agreement nor liable for delay in performing, or failure to perform, any of its obligations under this agreement if such delay or failure result from events, circumstances or causes beyond its reasonable control. In such circumstances the time for performance shall be extended by a period equivalent to the period during which performance of the obligation has been delayed or failed to be performed or the affected party shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of the time for performing such obligations. If the period of delay or non-performance continues for seven days, the party not affected may terminate this agreement by giving seven days' written notice to the affected party.

Third Party Rights
A person who is not a party to this agreement shall not have any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of this agreement.

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