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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) Show

Craft SuperShow happenings are scheduled for January 22-23, 2010 for the first CHA consumer show in the West, at the Anaheim Convention center. This will allow attendees the opportunity to explore vendor booths, and attend workshops for various crafts (sewing, knitting, kids crafts, food, organizing insights, decorating insights, gift ideas, etc.).

The Craft SuperShow was designed to introduce people to new crafts by providing a venue where crafters are exposed to all different types of crafts. The objective is to provide cross-promotional opportunities for crafters where knitters can get hooked on scrapbooking, scrapbookers can try quilting, quilters can experiment with beading, and so on.

Celebrities coming to this show:  Wyland, Deborah Norville, Carol Duvall and Aleene Jackson

LisaLizaLou Designs will be in booth #758.  Pop by this booth for inspiration, designs, and supplies for vairous mixed media projects!

SuperShow Hours: Admission:
January 22 - Noon - 8:00 PM (PST). Adults
January 23 - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (PST) $20 for 2-days/$15 for 1-day
Kids under 10 free with paying adult


Craft SuperShow attendees will have plenty of opportunities to win door prizes at this show, which various manufacturers have donated, including C&T Publishing.

The Craft Super Show is scheduled preceeding the CHA Winter Convention & Trade Show, which is scheduled  Jan 24- Jan 27, 2010 at the Anaheim Convention center.
Sun., Jan 24 10am - 6pm
Mon., Jan 25 9am - 5:30pm
Tues., Jan 26 9am - 5:30pm
Wed., Jan 27 9am - 2pm

Also, Martha Beck will be the keynote speaker. There is also a great selection of business seminars and workshops.

And, C&T Publishing will be at this Convention & Trade Show too (booth #3172), sharing insights on their fabulous new book imprint they will be launching at this show, called "Stash"! And sharing insights on their new Liquitex Surface Design Center (paints, inks, mediums), demonstrating painting on fabric, as well as surfaces for papercrafting and mixed media (board books, canvas books, Lutradur, Timtex, etc). And they'll share insights on their new fiber art/art quilt books that feature painting on fabric.


The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) is a not-for-profit organization consisting of thousands of member companies engaged in the manufacture, distribution and retail sales of products in the nearly $30 billion U.S. craft and hobby industry. The Association offers a broad range of member services, including market research, education, as well as operates award-winning trade show events, the CHA Winter and CHA Summer Shows that attract industry professionals from all over the world. See www.craftsupershow.com for more information.

Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802

If you are coming from out of the area, you may want to plan a few days to stay in Anaheim and enjoy visiting nearby Disneyland, California Adventure Park, M&L Fabrics, and nearby quilt stores.

I hope to see you at the CHA Show and/or Convention in January!


Barb said...

wow....can't wait to get back to the states.

Thanks so much for sending me coupons....I sent you an email telling you that they went to my spam and not until I went looking for something did I find them...you were so wonderful to think of me and try to help me get products at a discount. What a wonderful person and friend you are!!

Beena said...

I had never even heard of this show before. Wish I could go! I hope if you attend you'll post pics!

Happy New Year, Darlene!

PurrPrints said...

Wow - I wish I could attend this show - it looks awesome!

Melinda Cornish said...

wow! I cant imagine all that great stuff in one place!!!!

lisa fulmer said...

Thanks for the linky love! See you at CHA!