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Event Overview:

Join more than 3,000 buyers and 400 exhibitors from 55 plus countries as they come together for 5 days of education, networking and trade.

You cannot miss it!
The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) 2015 Conference & Trade Show (CHA MEGA Show) is the largest craft trade marketplace in the world and takes place January 9-13, 2015 in Anaheim, California at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Conduct business in the marketplace; it’s an order writing Show.
Make in-person connections to grow your business; getting face time with new customers, colleagues and friends!
Map out your 2015 plan to boost business profits in 5 days.
Learn from experts and business partners who will educate and inspire you.

Don’t miss this opportunity to grow your business!

Attendee Information:

CHA’s International MEGA Show is a 5 day creative adventure!

Place orders with leading creative arts manufacturers and distributors in person.
Learn about new products and participate in make-n-takes.
Touch and feel the newest creative products.
Visit vendors and network with craft industry professionals from more than 55 countries.
Gain useful tactical information from experts and business partners to make immediate business improvements.
Refresh and strengthen your business skills for today’s economy.

Exhibitor Information:

Over 4,000 buyers representing more than 2,500 stores, chains and online retailers come to the CHA Conference & Trade Show every year seeking the innovative products and valuable partnerships that will grow their business, attract new crafters, and excite their current customers. It’s time to show them what you’ve got.

The CHA 2015 Conference & Trade Show (CHA MEGA Show) is the only comprehensive creative arts industry event in the United States.

Conduct business in the marketplace; it's an order-writing Show!
Feature new products and innovations.
Conduct make-n-takes and teach retailers how to sell your products.
Expand your personal contacts to include main street businesses, successful entrepreneurs and media professionals and create relationships that are mutually beneficial.

Don’t let your competitors steal your customers by being absent!

About CHA:

In early 2004, the two most successful organizations serving the craft and hobby industry, the Hobby Industry Association (HIA) and the Association of Crafts & Creative Industries (ACCI), joined together to form the Craft & Hobby Association (CHA). CHA is now an international, not-for-profit trade association consisting of thousands of member companies engaged in the design, manufacture, distribution and retail sales of products in the nearly $30 billion U.S. craft and hobby industry.

CHA's vision, simply stated, is to create a vibrant industry with an exciting image, an expanding customer base and successful members. The goal is to stimulate the sales growth of the craft and hobby industry by creating consumer demand, helping members succeed and leading the industry.

If the 2015 CHA Mega Show - Craft & Hobby Association is important to your business, act now and make the appropriate connections. See the contact information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 01/09/2015 - 01/13/2015
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 01/10/2015 - 01/13/2015
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Sat. 10am - 5pm; Sun. & Mon. 9am - 5pm; Tue. 9am - 2pm
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Wholesale / Retail
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Distribution, Manufacturing, Wholesale / Retail
Estimated Attendance: 4,000
Cost to Attend:
Audience: Retail Buyers & Distributors
This Show is your connection to serious buyers and decision makers who are there to evaluate products and place orders.
- 96% come to see new products
- 81% come to find new suppliers/manufacturers
- 77% come to learn about new crafting ideas/techniques
- 73% place an order/make a purchase within 2 mo. of the Show (data source: CHA 2013 Winter Post-Show Survey)
Venue: Anaheim Convention Center
Venue Phone: (714) 765-8950
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:400+
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:Craft & Hobby Association (CHA)
Show Manager:CHA
Exhibitor Prospectus:Click Here
Sponsorship: Yes

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
Table Top $900 Member; $1,495 Non Member   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
10' x 10' Standard $1,895 Member; $3,195 Non Member   Water: n/a
Corner (10' x 20' Minimum) Additional $350   Generator: n/a
18' x 18' x 18' $250 - Member; $750 - Non Member   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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Sponsorship Contacts:

Nadine Schwartz, Director of Sales

Donna Cennimo, Operations Coordinator

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