November 15th 2016 - Attendee News
Dear Creativation Friend,
There are only 64 days until Creativation begins. Exhibitors are planning their booths. Our Creativation University teachers and speakers are preparing their classes. Events are starting to sell out. We’re ready. Are you?
Read this newsletter to find the workshops and networking events you should get excited for, information about new discounted hotels, and other opportunities for your business at Creativation. For more attendee news, read our archived newsletters here.
Spotlight on Sewing
Sign up for workshops in our sewing/fabric track to learn why these product segments are growing in popularity and how you can make a profit from them!
Cocktails, Charity and CREATE
The Creativation Celebration is an informal, charitable event where you can have a good time and applaud the creative industry’s most inspiring individuals. Come as you are, partake in a free cocktail hour and appetizers in CREATE’s maker space and finish your evening with some fun and delicious food at the Arizona Science Center. Honor and meet this year’s Industry Award recipients and CHA Hall of Fame Inductees. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Kids In Need Foundation.
Industry Awards Recipients
- Mark Peters, Duncan Enterprises
- Therese Hennessy, The Honor Scrapbook
- ShurTech Brands
Read the press release.
CHA Hall of Fame Inductees
- Dave Catanzarite, Darice and Pat Catan’s
- Emma Gebo, Crafts Inc., dba SIERRA'S
- Jerry Hacker, Dee’s Delights
- Catherine Kay, Elam – Kay & Associates
- Bob Ross, Joy of Painting Company
Read the press release
Buy your ticket at the reduced price of just $99.The Creativation Celebration will take place on Saturday, January 21 from 6:30pm – 10:00pm.
What Does Creativation Have In Store for You?
Creativity. Education. Innovation. Inspiration. Watch this video and find what your creative business will discover at Creativation.
New Discounted Hotel Rooms Added
Arriving to Creativation early? We’ve got you covered. Book your stay at one of these hotels with rooms available on or before Thursday, January 19.
|Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Midtown
|The Westin Phoenix Downtown
Our discounted hotel rates are only guaranteed through January 5.
Last Chance to Submit to Innovations Center
We extended the deadline to participate in our Innovation Center to this Friday, November 18. Tell us about your new creative product, idea, trend or technique and we could help you make it the next big thing to hit the creative industry.
If chosen, you could receive three days of free exhibiting space in our Innovations Center ($3,395 value), exposure to industry companies, significant online and social media coverage, and the chance to pitch your product to a panel of industry judges and win our grand cash prize of $10,000!
Anyone can participate, and there is no entry free.
Look Who’s Back!
Premier Yarns, Cousins, and Xyron are recent companies we’ve added to the long list of exhibitors who are returning to our show in January! We’ve built an entirely new trade event with your favorite exhibitors, inventive activities and education programs, meant to provide you with an enhanced experience and a jumpstart to success in 2017.
This is the year to attend! Register for your attendee badge and our education sessions and events to make the most of your Creativation experience.
Thank you to our sponsors (so far)!
Chameleon Art Products
Edible Artists Network
Paper House Productions
Prym Consumer USA
Wonderful Specialty Threads