Come and Celebrate The CREATIVE ARTS AND CRAFTS INDUSTRY at CHA MEGA Show Special Events
Be inspired and excited by innovations and ideas, forecasts and the newest colors, materials, business ideas, software solutions, financial and marketing opportunities, advice and counsel.
Discover the newest products and trends, participate in hands-on product education and business classes and attend special networking events designed to grow your professional network and improve your business.
Connect with old friends and make new ones while having fun and conducting business.
The CHA MEGA Show is the only place you can conduct a year's worth of business in SIX days!
Join us in Anaheim as we â€‹celebrate â€‹creativity and 75 years of craft at the CHA MEGA Conference & Trade Show!
The CHA MEGA Show is the only place you can conduct a year's worth of business in SIX days and be part of the largest global creative arts marketplace in North America!
Your adventure in Anaheim will include:
The latest craft industry trends and forecasts presented on the Show floor and in classrooms
Five days of education, including the EXTRA day you wanted on Thursday, January 7
400+ manufacturers featuring 12,000+ new products
Exciting special events to celebrate the Show's 75th anniversary
Everything you want to see - specific product and new exhibitor pavilions, and NEW Show floor exhibits showcasing products in action
More hands-on product workshops led by the industry's favorite designers
Free retail education from industry experts, sponsored by the Independent Retailer Conference (IRC)
New Business Solutions Pavilion with companies to help boost your efficiency and profitability
Valuable networking opportunities with key industry players
It’s the only show of its kind in North America bringing together the global creative and craft industries to conduct business
96% of CHA buyers attend the CHA MEGA Show to find new products
81% of CHA buyers attend the CHA MEGA Show to source new suppliers
77% of CHA buyers come to learn about new ideas and techniques
73% of CHA buyers place an order or make a purchase within 60 days of the â€‹Show
Connect with buyers from more than 35,000 storefronts representing billions of dollars in buying power
Connect with global media
Meet worldwide exhibitors and buyer attendees from more than 55 countries
International participation is up 26% since 2014
Buyers represent paper crafts, art materials, jewelry and bead supplies, needlecrafts, sewing and textile supplies, home décor, Do-It-Yourself (DIY), framing, holiday and seasonal, furniture, lighting, containers and storage options, woodworking, leather and metal craft supplies, digital craft supplies, instructional channels, models, hobbies, collectibles and craft kits, and business services.
Buyer Power Hours
Maximize your focused interaction with buyers, distributors, manufacturer representatives and media without distraction during Buyer Power Hours. All other attendees must wait to access the Show floor.
Workshops and Demos
Increase booth traffic and sales by providing in-depth, hands-on training and help retailers learn how to sell your product. Workshops, demos and makeâ€‹-andâ€‹-take demos in your booth to provide opportunities for hands-on product experience that our buyers demand! This is your chance to literally put your product in the buyer's hands!
The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) is an international non-profit trade association consisting of thousands of member companies engaged in the design, manufacture, distribution and retail sales of craft products worldwide. For more about CHA, the value of membership, or its award-winning Conferences & Trade Shows, please visit www.craftandhobby.org.