The CHA MEGA Conference & Trade Show is Moving to Phoenix in 2017
Save the date for the 76th Annual CHA MEGA Conference & Trade Show, January 19-23, 2017 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ.
The CHA MEGA Show is the only place you can conduct a year's worth of business in FIVE days and be part of the largest global creative arts marketplace in North America!
Your adventure in Phoenix will include:
The latest craft industry trends and forecasts presented on the Show floor and in classrooms
Five days of education
400+ manufacturers featuring 12,000+ new products
Exciting special events
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
Valuable networking opportunities with key industry players
Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to get your brand in front of the buyers you must reach!
CHA MEGA Show is the only show of its kind in North America bringing together the global creative and craft industries to conduct business.
Connect with buyers from more than 35,000 storefronts representing billions of dollars in buying power and global media that you won’t find anywhere else!
CHA MEGA Show attendees represent billions of dollars in global purchasing power, with representatives from more than 35,000 storefronts from around the globe.
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.
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.