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January 19-23, 2017

Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
Education begins January 19
Show floor open January 21-23

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August 2016 - Attendee News

Dear Creativation Friend,

There’s only 140 days until we meet at Creativation, the heart of our creative community. Every month, we’ll be sending you this newsletter to provide you with the latest news and events to help you make the most of your Creativation experience.

In this month's newsletter, you’ll learn everything you need to know about our Fashion Fusion Collaborative Challenge, our new product events, companies that recently signed on to exhibit, and so much more!

Learn

Badge Registration is Open!

We opened registration early to make it easier for you to sign up for workshops, seminars and events when our conference registration opens. If you haven’t already registered, click here to register you and your employees for attendee badges.

Registration for our workshops, seminars and events will open on Tuesday, September 13 at 11:00am EDT.

Connect

New Product Reception

Head over to our train station in the Phoenix Convention Center Lobby to get a first look at the newest products for 2017. You’ll meet the manufacturers who created these products and have productive business discussions before the show floor opens. Learn more about o​ur New Product Reception.

Discover

Top Creative Innovations

It’s not every day you come across something groundbreaking that has the potential to change the way you do business. Yet, you might if you join us in Phoenix. Our NEW Innovations Center will feature never-before-seen products, ideas, trends, methods, techniques and devices where you can interact with the entrepreneurs who developed them. Have an idea? Fill out the submission form!

And, that’s not all. We’ll crown one of these entrepreneurs as having the Top Creative Innovation of 2017. Find out how to attend The Ultimate Pitch.

Phoenix Feature

Getting Around Phoenix

Phoenix is America’s sunniest metropolis and the cosmopolitan heart of Arizona. We’ve partnered with SuperShuttle to help you get to and from the Phoenix Airport at a discounted rate. Download the SuperShuttle flyer here.

Find other ways to explore Phoenix here.

Featured Program

Fashion Fusion Collaborative Challenge: How Does It Work?

There’s been an industry evolution where collaboration is the key to success, which is why Creativation 2017 is bringing a hands-on experience like no other.

The Fashion Fusion Collaborative Challenge embodies our mantra that Creativation is the place where you go to learn, connect and discover. In this event you’ll sew, paint on fabric, embellish and design accessory pieces using the latest products, patterns, embellishment tools and techniques. Connect and collaborate with your industry peers and our participating manufacturers.

Whether you’re a retailer who wants to drive consumers to your business; a blogger who wants to report on trends; or an entrepreneur who is driven by creating memorable experiences for your customers –our Fashion Fusion Collaborative Challenge can help you achieve your goals.

Want a better understanding of how the Fashion Fusion Collaborative Challenge works? Read the program description here!

New Exhibitors

Look Who’s Exhibiting!

View our floor plan to see who is exhibiting at Creativation.