Wholesalecrafts.com, founded and privately owned by Nancy Vince since 1998, is the only successful wholesale web service of its kind. Members include over 1,200 juried artists and 20,000 registered retailers.
Dubbed as the “online trade show,” the web service continues to grow at breakneck speed. Wholesalecrafts.com offers artists an affordable, complete marketing package that includes the web service, quarterly direct mail catalog ads and co-op ads in the top industry publications, and two annual trade shows.
Wholesalecrafts.com has moved to the next phase by enhancing their online trade show with “real time” shows held annually in Orlando and Las Vegas. The American Craft Retailers Expo (ACRE) shows are truly the newest revolution in trade shows.
Spanning 50,000 square feet with hundreds of exhibitors, ACRE features American and Canadian made products in a full range of price points for every buyer's budget. Product lines include stationery, tabletop, jewelry, furniture, decorative accessories, seasonal and garden, toys, clothing, fashion and fashion accessories, green products and more.
ACRE Offers The Following Amenities For Buyers:
Both ACRE™ shows offer an all-inclusive booth package for American and Canadian wholesale artists to display their products, and provide an affordable venue for new artists to make their wholesale debut through its Emerging Artist program. In turn, retailers will find new, creative, and never-before-seen product lines each year at ACRE™. Markets represented at ACRE™ include clothing and fashion accessories, tabletop, stationery, home furnishings and decorative accessories, garden accessories, pet products, toys, gifts, body and aromatics, jewelry, Judaica, ‘green’ products, and more.
ACRE Offers The Following Amenities For Exhibitors:
Wholesalecrafts.com™ is the premier online marketplace for retailers to source 1,200 juried American and Canadian wholesale artists featuring jewelry, gifts, fashion accessories, home decor, garden accessories and more, in a variety of price points and styles.
Co-located Show: CRAFT The Summit 2014 takes place on April 29 at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa.