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by Association For Creative Industries
January ​17-21, 2019

Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
Education begins January ​17
Show floor open January 19-21

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Booth Special Events

Alumilite Corp/Amazing Casting Products Booth #2214

Visit the Alumilite Corp/Amazing Casting Products booth #2214 throughout the show for demonstrations by popular artists Cat Kerr, Susan M. Brown and Tracy Alden. Stop by at 4:00pm on both Saturday, January 20 and Sunday, January 21 and also on Monday, January 22 a t 12:00pm for a fun and interactive game exploring texture plates with polymer clay while you learn quick and easy techniques. Game entrants will be entered to win a prize package of Alumilite Corp/Amazing Casting Products and Polyform Products.

Arkon Mounts Booth #1034

Visit Arkon Mounts to enter to win raffle giveaways. On each day of the trade show, one lucky winner will win a 4-item Arkon Mounts prize bundle, which includes Pro Stand, Tripod, Selfie Ring Light, and Sonic Shutter – a $165 prize value!

Throughout the event, Arkon Mounts will have guest appearances by Janet Wakeland and Lydia Fiedler, influencers in the crafting community. Janet and Lydia will perform live stream broadcasts featuring inspiring papercrafting ideas. These will demonstrations spotlight the versatility of the Arkon Mounts Pro Phone Stand, Tripod, Selfie Ring Light and Sonic Shutter in various crafting environments.

Brother International Corporation Booth #2513

Brother Create Wow Sweepstakes: Enter for a chance to win a ScanNCut2 CM350 Machine. Take a photo at Creativation 2018 during show hours, post and enter to win at Visit the booth to see terms and conditions for complete rules. #createwow #sweepstakes

Also, visit Brother for live demonstrations throughout the trade show with Brother ScanNCut Ambassadors Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, Erin Bassett, and May Flaum.

Cousin Corporation of America Booth # 1717

Cousin Corporation of America will host an appearance on both Saturday, January 20 and Sunday, January 21 by Lauren Riihimaki, more famously known as LaurDIY®, a renowned social influencer and YouTube sensation with over 10 million followers across all her social media platforms. A fashion, lifestyle and crafting vlogger, Lauren’s specialty is DIY - everything from fashion and accessories to health, beauty and home décor. She vlogs about clothes, school, relationships, her morning routine, workouts, healthy snacks, organization, home décor and much more...and provides crafting ideas for each. Lauren will be giving away a signature bracelet to the first 75 attendees that bring the flyer from their show bag to the booth to meet her! Visit during these times: Saturday, January 20: 9:30am-10:25am, and 2:00pm- 3:25pm; and Sunday, January 21: 10:30am-12:00pm, and 2:30pm- 4:00pm.

Darice Booth #1301

Visit Darice for a Shrink Art event on Saturday, January 20 and Sunday, January 21 from 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm.

Echo Park Paper Co Booth #2631

Stop by Echo Park Paper Co on Sunday, January 21 for a product giveaway! Visit the booth for more information.

Eclectic Products Booth #1643

Visit Eclectic Products throughout the trade show for make-n-takes with celebrity crafters! Mark Montano will hold wallet make-n-takes on Saturday, January 20 and Sunday, January 21 fr om 12:30pm-2:30pm. Michelle Nicole will hold Unicorn SpiT project make-n-takes on Saturday, January 20 from 10am-12pm and 3pm-6pm; Sunday, January 21 from 9am-12pm and 3pm-6pm; and Monday, January 22 from 9am-3pm. Also, Eclectic Products will hold a giveaway drawing at the close of show on Monday, January 22 for 1 set (14 colors) of Unicorn SpiT Gel Stain & Glaze – a $300 value! The prize will be shipped to the winner.

Finders Keepers Booth #827

Finders Keepers will be raffling off bundles of products every day of the trade show, one hour before the floor closes.

Imagine Booth #3113

Visit Imagine on Sunday, January 21 at 3pm for a VersaFine Clair demo and giveaway.

Lawn Fawn Booth #2636

Join Lawn Fawn for make-n-takes each day of the trade show.

Lia Griffith Booth #1026

Watch internationally renowned paper flower maker, Lia Griffith make simple yet stunning paper flowers throughout the duration of the trade show.

Needleart World Booth #948

Visit Needleart World for two make-n-takes continuously through the trade show. One project will feature new designs of DIAMOND DOTZ while the other project will feature the game changer for the counted cross stitch industry: the No Count Cross Stitch product line.

Pébéo Inc Booth #915

Come meet Pébéo’s artists and watch Pébéo’s products in action amid a festive setting animated with in-booth demonstrations. Meet Tristina Dietz Elmes, a mixed media artist who will introduce you to the Studio Acrylics product line and its various uses, such as in Mixed Media by Pébéo applications, collages and more! In addition, watch designer Ed Roth use Pébéo’s unique Setacolor Fabric Paints and markers in combination with stencils from Stencil1, a street-art inspired brand! Discover the numerous possibilities offered by the Pébéo decoMarker acrylic paint markers, as well as the application versatility offered by the 4Artist Marker oil paint markers through inspiring demonstrations animated by Wendy Kroeker. To top it off, special guest Sally Lynn MacDonald from Gel Press will make an appearance at the Pébéo booth on Monday, January 22 at 10am to show you how to use Pébéo’s various product lines with the Gel Press monoprinting plates. Visit to chat with our artists and play with Pébéo colors and products. You won’t want to miss it - tons of demonstrations and FREE samples await you!

Pioneer Photo Albums Booth #2731

Visit Pioneer Photo Albums on Sunday, January 21 to win a gift box of scrapbooking items, album, and adhesives. Leave a business card or fill out form. The winner will receive a call at the end of the trade show on Sunday to pickup the gift. Prize must be picked up by close of show.

Plaid Booth #901

Stop by the Plaid booth to see Carolina Moore, 30 Minute Crafts; Kathy Cano- Murillo, The Crafty Chica; Joe Rotella, Create ‘N Craft; Angie Holden, The Country Chic Cottage; and Rita Barakat film a live stream doing a project with Plaid’s newest products.

Kathy Cano-Murillo – Saturday, ​January 20 at 10am
Carolina Moore – Saturday, January 20 at 12pm
Joe Rotella – Saturday January 20 at 2pm
Rita Barakat – Sunday January 21 at 10am
Angie Holden – Sunday January 21 at 11am

Rinea Booth #629

Please join Rinea for the following booth events:

Product Giveaways on Saturday, January 20 - Monday, January 22 at 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm. Visit​ the booth to win free products. Grand prize for the last drawing on Monday, January 22 at 3:00pm.

Make-n-Takes on Saturday, January 20 - Monday, January 22 ​during show open hours. Stop by and try a make-n-take to experience the magic of Rinea products.

Sakura of America Booth #2113

Visit Sakura of America for the company’s Artist Mini Workshops featuring Janet Takahashi during the following times: Saturday, January 20 from 10am-12pm and 1pm- 3:30pm; Sunday, January 21 from 10am-12pm and 1pm- 3:30pm; and Monday, January 22 from 10:00am-1pm. Janet will be creating watercolor teacup illustrations with brush lettering accents using Koi Watercolors and the Pigma Pro Brush. Also, she will be demonstrating bright white floral illustrations and lettering on black paper using the three new sizes of Gelly Roll White.

Tape Technologies Booth #1414

Visit Tape Technologies for a glassware make-n-take on Saturday, January 20 at 10am-3pm, and a butterfly kits make-n-take on Sunday, January 21 at 10am-3pm. Also on Saturday VIP Lorrie McCullers will hold a demo from 11am-2pm.

Waffle Flower Booth #645

Visit Waffle Flower for a signing event with Helen Dardik on Saturday, January 20 from 2pm-4pm! Choose from a selection of Helen’s stamp collection with Waffle Flower to decorate your envelope and get Helen’s signature!