Elmwood Park, NJ, (November 3, 2014) — The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) is excited to welcome Crafters’ Home to the 2015 Paper Arts+ Show. Crafters’ Home will host their annual Showcase, exclusive to Crafters’ Home retailers and partner vendors, beginning on July 20, 2015 at CHA’s 2015 Paper Arts+ Show at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Schaumburg, IL. The Paper Arts+ Show takes place July 21 -23, 2015 and is the summer’s premier educational showcase and trade show focused on paper products PLUS so much more.
These two events will combine to offer 4 full days of education, networking and business opportunities for attendees and exhibitors from the craft and creative arts industry. Andrej Suskavcevic, President and CEO, CHA announced, “After the success of the 2014 CHA Paper Arts Show, we are planning to deliver even more to the creative arts industry in 2015 with Paper Arts+. Our members asked CHA to head to the Midwest for the 2015 Paper Arts+ Show and we are also pleased to include the Crafters’ Home Showcase as part of this event!”
“CHA and Crafters’ Home have a long history of working together to highlight the opportunities for retailers, manufacturers, distributors, and the entire creative arts industry,” according to Missy Brozek, Vice President and Creative Director of Crafters’ Home. “The Crafters’ Home Showcase offers education, networking and vendor presentations for our independently-owned papercrafting retailers. We encourage anyone interested in Crafters’ Home or our Showcase events to get in touch!”
The Paper Arts+ Show attracts both U.S. and international buyers and exhibitors, showcasing the latest paper, stamps, ink, embellishments, adhesives and other mixed media. Paper Arts+ will offer a full day of educational workshops, followed by two days of trade show, networking and an Open Market wholesale buying event. Business leaders will also present panel discussions on critical business topics designed to help the independent retailer succeed.
The next CHA industry event will be the CHA 2015 Conference & Trade Show (CHA MEGA Show) held January 9-13, 2015 in Anaheim, CA at the Anaheim Convention Center. For more information, visit www.craftandhobby.org/chashow.
ABOUT THE CRAFT & HOBBY ASSOCIATION
The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) is an international nonprofit trade association consisting of thousands of member companies engaged in the design, manufacture, distribution and retail sales of products in the worldwide craft and hobby industry. For more information about CHA, membership or its award-winning CHA Conference and Trade Show, visit www.craftandhobby.org.
ABOUT CRAFTER’S HOME
Crafters' Home is the largest group of independent scrapbook and paper craft retailers in the world - all exchanging information in order to provide you with the freshest ideas, the newest products, cutting-edge techniques and out-of-this-world customer service. We are a group of elite paper crafting retailers, working together to be successful stores, and to ensure the “independent retail channel” in our industry is strong and influential! www.craftershome.com.