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The CHA 2013 Winter Conference & Trade Show is much more than just another show. It’s a close-knit community of creative professionals who come together to buy, learn, network and collaborate. This show brings together thousands of attendees from around the world ready to buy and source from over 100+ product categories!


Reasons to Exhbit

1. Present Your Company to a Community of Serious Buyers

The show will connect you to serious buyers and decision makers who are there to see new products and place orders.

2. Get Your Products in Front of Top Retailers

3. Reach the International Creative Community
The CHA Winter Show attracts buyers from around the world. 12% of the buyers in attendance represent more than 53 countries including:






South Africa

United Kingdom


Costa Rica





4. Utilize Exclusive CHA Marketing/Sales Tools
CHA provides a variety of programs to help you market your company and get your sales messages out before, during and after the show. Most of the tools are offered at no cost and include:

ShowBiz Connections

eConnect Sales Lead Tool

ROI Center (ESRC)

Innovations Showcase


Sponsorship Opportunities

And More!

5. Receive More Priority Points!*

Priority Points are used to help you with your placement on the show floor. Now you’ll receive 6 Priority Points just for exhibiting (regardless of your space or size)! In addition, you’ll also receive standard Priority Points based on booth size.


100 sq. ft. booth: 6 automatic points + 1 point = 7 points

200 sq. ft. booth: 6 automatic points + 2 points = 8 points

Start racking up more Priority Points that can be used at the 2013 Winter Show!

* Priority Points can only be redeemed by CHA Members

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.

Contact the event managers listed below for more information about how you can participate at the CHA 2014 Conference & Trade Show - Craft & Hobby Association.

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Conference/Event Dates: 01/10/2014 - 01/14/2014
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Wholesale / Retail
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Other / Miscellaneous, Wholesale / Retail
Estimated Attendance: 4,300
Previous Attendance: 4,264
Audience: Craft & Hobby Retailers
Notes: Past Attendee Statistics:

62% are owners/partners/presidents/CEO's or buyer/purchasing managers
57% come to place orders
96% come to see new products
78% come to find new suppliers/manufacturers
77% come to learn about new crafting ideas/techniques
Venue: Venue TBD
Number of Exhibitors:440+ (2013) (Previous Year)
Show Owner:CHA
Show Manager:CHA
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Choose from a variety of sponsorship packages. We'll work with you to customize a package that meets your needs, works within your budget, and exceeds your expectations.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
10' x 10' Standard Booth $2,245   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
10' x 10' Standard Booth - CHA Member $1,795   Water: n/a
Table Top $1,250   Generator: n/a
Table Top - CHA Member $900 / Prices are subject to change.   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Call
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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2013 Exhibitor List:

Exhibit & Sponsorship Contacts:

 Anthony Licata, T: 201-835-1203 •

Lauri Pietruszka, T: 201-835-1211 •


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