We gathered the locations and dates of some of the biggest craft industry trade shows and business conferences in 2022.
h+h americas took place June 22-24, 2022 in Rosemont, Illinois. The inaugural show attracted 193 exhibitors and 2,000 attendees.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic Studio Art Quilt Associates opted to convert their annual conference scheduled for March 19 to 22, 2020 in Toronto to a virtual conference and, although it was a challenge, the event was highly successful with aspects the organization hopes to carry forward into the future.
QuiltCon 2017 took place last weekend, February 23-26, 2017. Presented by the Modern Quilt Guild (MQG), QuiltCon is the largest modern quilting show of its kind. This year’s event took place at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center in warm, sunny downtown Savannah, not far from the campus of the Savannah College of Art and Design. This is the fourth QuiltCon. Here’s our report on the show.
Teaching at conferences can be a great way to build a national teaching resume. Expert Ashley Nickels shares her tips for making the experience successful.
XOXO Festival took place in Portland, Oregon last week. Kelly Rand was at this unique event and brings us this report.
Etsy held its inaugural conference, Etsy Up, on August 11-12, 2016. Danielle Spurge was there and brings us this report.
The Studio Art Quilt Associates conference was last week. Craft Industry Alliance member Deborah Boschert was there and gives us this report.
What makes a craft conference great? How can you create a truly transformative, relaxing, and inspiring experience for a broad range of attendees? Today on the Craft Industry Alliance podcast I’m talking with two women who have the experience and understanding to answer these questions. Nicole Stevenson and Delilah Snell are the organizers of Craftcation, […]