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by Association For Creative Industries
January 14-18, 2021

Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
Education begins January ​14
Show floor open January 16-18

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Creativation 2020 Workshop and Seminar Submissions Now Being Accepted

Apr 10, 2019
Are you looking for the chance to showcase your products or business best practices to an audience of business owners, buyers and influencers in the creative industry?

We invite you to share your expertise with the AFCI community at Creativation ​​University taking place January 16-20, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona.  This is your chance to educate creative business owners about your new products or share your business knowledge.  Participating in the Creativation education program enhances your presence at the show by driving booth traffic and building new connections. 

There are two options to consider:

WORKSHOPS:  AFCI Workshops run between 90 minutes and 2.5 hours.  They are hands-on learning opportunities across all of AFCI member categories including fine arts, food crafting/edible arts, home decor, jewelry making, mixed media, needlework, paper crafting, party/special occasion, scrapbooking, sewing/quilting/fabric arts and more.  Workshops may focus on specific products within your organization.  Please review the Workshop Rules and Regulations before submitting your workshop.  APPLY TODAY.

AFCI Business Presentations focus on the craft/maker's needs as an owner, salesperson and marketer.  Topics may include accounting, blogging, branding and/or manufacturing, digital marketing, eCommerce, legal, point of sale, shipping solutions, social media, technology and more.  Formats may include seminars, panels, roundtables and other unique ways to encourage interactivity and idea sharing.  These sessions do not reference or promote specific products or services.  APPLY TODAY.

The deadline to submit your proposal is June 10.  Selected speakers will be notified in August. 

For more information and topic ideas visit  Questions can be forwarded to