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The Craft & Hobby Association is an international, not-for-profit trade association focused on developing the craft and creative industries across the U.S. and the world. CHA’s members form an influential network of manufacturers, publishers, service providers, retailers, designers and other creative professionals.

Identify the category that best fits your company and click on the link to download the application. The applications list our dues schedule and member category descriptions.
  • SUPPLIERS - Companies whose principal business is supplying craft, hobby and creative merchandise through manufacturing, publishing, distributing or providing services to creative industry companies.

  • BUYERS - Companies whose business is purchasing craft, hobby and creative merchandise for resale to the consumer. This category includes brick and mortar store-front retailers, online, catalog, TV, and media retailers and institutional buyers such as retreats, camps and military base craft centers.

  • INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS - Companies whose principal business is providing sales services to craft, hobby, and creative industry members, or those companies in the business of designing, educating, demonstrating. This category includes manufacturer representatives, designers, educators, demonstrators, and professional crafters.