Submit now for Virtual JC Fridays

on March 5, 2021

On March 5, Art House Productions will celebrate Virtual JC Fridays! All participating partner venues will come together in one online event showcasing all that Jersey City has to offer, hosted by Art House Productions. Virtual JC Fridays will take place entirely on Zoom! The submission deadline is Friday, February 5 at 5:00pm EST.

Virtual JC Fridays has 2 participation options for partner venues:

  1. 6- or 8-minute Meet & Greet (6-8 minutes to introduce your business/venue & promote programming. This is a good option if you would like to be involved but don't feel you have the capability to fully plan a 12-minute segment.

  2. 12-minute Extended Profile **Only 6 available; first-come-first-served (this is ideal for a performance or art, tutorials, artist Q&As, etc.) **​

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Virtual JC Fridays will take place on Zoom. Partners need the following to participate:

    • Laptop/tablet/smartphone with a camera & reliable internet access.

    • Zoom account (free accounts are fine)

  • All presenters MUST be located in Jersey City or have a connection to Jersey City

  • Sorry, no late submissions can be accepted.

A note about submission fees: Art House is aware this is a financially difficult time, for this JC Fridays, we are implementing a "Pay What You Can" submission fee. The standard submission fee is $25, venues are encouraged to pay as much or as little of this fee is possible for them. Payment must be made via PayPal: www.paypal.me/ArtHouseProductions (if you must pay using cash or check, please email Courtney at jcfridays@arthouseproductions.org). Submission fees pay for Zoom, the JC Fridays website, graphic design, professional captions & ASL interpretation, and the staff to put on this event.

Art House is committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and encourages members of the Jersey City community who are underrepresented to submit. Art House encourages all participating venues to compensate their artists for their participation.

Submissions Close: Friday, February 5 @5pm

2021 JC Fridays Dates:

March 5 | June 4 Access | September 10 | December 3

ABOUT SUBMISSION DEADLINES:

Submissions generally open two months before the next JC Fridays and close one month before. We need at least four weeks to send the listings to our graphic designer and then to our printer to have the Art House Quarterly brochures (where JC Fridays events are listed) printed. Additionally we need time to update this website, create the press release, facebook event, e-blasts, and social media campaigns. If you have missed the deadline, but still want to be featured online, email us at jcfridays@arthouseproductions.org to inquire about listing availability.

 

Benefits of Participating

Virtual

JC Fridays

  • 100% of audience members said they would rate the event "very positive" or "positive."

  • 94% of presenters for Virtual JC Fridays would recommend participating to other businesses.

  • 57% of presenters saw an increase in website and social media traffic after participating. 

In-Person

JC Fridays

  • 61% of participants report a significant increase in foot traffic into their establishments on JC Fridays.

  • 62% of businesses that participated in JC Fridays reported an increase in sales on JC Fridays as compared to a typical Friday ($250-500 more).

  • The Art House Quarterly (AHQ) brochure reaches approximately 20,000 people annually. 

About  
JC Fridays is a free arts festival across Jersey City, NJ presented by Art House Productions. It is held four times a year at the start of every season: March, June, September, and December.
Contact
 

Art House Productions

JCFridays@arthouseproductions.org

www.arthouseproductions.org

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